#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round Up for the Week of May 21, 2017

It was the week of grand opening celebrations as we welcomed Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort, and the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction at Disney California Adventure park.  Let’s take a look!


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Disney World Replaces Bug Spray with Mosquito Wipes in Resort Rooms

Magic Kingdom Extending Operating Hours on May 27

Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy Parade Moving to 2pm in August

Pirate-Themed Photos are Now Available from Disney PhotoPass Service

‘Cars 3’ Preview Now Showing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Music of Pixar Live! Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

#DisneyParksLIVE Streamed the Pandora – The World of Avatar Dedication Ceremony on May 24

Actress Zoe Saldana Visits Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar Merchandise is Now Available at Disney Store Online

D-Living at Disney Springs Receives a Summer Make-Over

Springs Street Eats Coming to Disney Springs Next Month

Frozen Summer Games Now at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Schedules Annual Refurbishment




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#DisneyParksLIVE Streamed the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Grand Opening Celebration

Disney Junior Dance Party Now Open at Disney California Adventure

First Look at Summer of Heroes Food and Beverage Items at Disneyland Resort

Award Wieners at Disney California Adventure has a New BBQ Crunch Dog and Fried Bananas

New Matterhorn Macaroon Donut at Coffee Cart in Hub Near Fantasy Faire in Disneyland



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Volcano Bay Live Streams Grand Opening Celebration




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Jack Hanna Weekend Returns May 27 & 28




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Disney Store Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Opens with $40 Million Worldwide in First Two Days

Kohls Debuts New Pirates of the Caribbean Collection

Treasures From the Disney Vault Returns to TCM June 2

‘Tangled: The Series’ Tsum Tsum Collection will Debut June 6

Opening Date for Toy Story Land will be Announced at D23 Expo

Sam Mendes in Early Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

‘Andi Mack’ Gets Season 2 Renewal from Disney Channel

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Season 12 Set for 2019 on Nickelodeon

‘The Boss Baby 2’ will hit theaters March 26, 2021


Rumor of the Week: Is Disneyland’s Paint the Night Parade on its way to Walt Disney World?