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We have a full video of the new Disney Dreams That Soar drone show, a first look at a Tiana’s Bayou Adventure ball cap, and a first look at the new Fantasmic! coming to Disneyland this week — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Emcee Mark Daniel shared a first look at a new Tiana’s Bayou Adventure ball cap.Lari the Armadillo has gotten his own umbrella during Tiana’s Bayou Adventure construction at Magic Kingdom.


A wall in World Celebration Gardens is uncovered, more “Encanto” decorations are up at CommuniCore Plaza, and trees have been planted in World Nature as construction continues throughout EPCOT.An LED screen has been installed above the CommuniCore Plaza stage in EPCOT ahead of the debut of “¡Celebración Encanto!” next month.

Disney Springs

The new Disney Springs drone show, “Disney Dreams That Soar,” held its Cast Member preview this morning, and we were able to attend and see the full show.

Other Walt Disney World News

Dining at the Embassy Suites Resort — Lake Buena Vista, a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel, was shut down on May 16 due to health and safety violations.

Disneyland Resort

Mickey Mouse and Maleficent do battle with a host of special effects in “Fantasmic!” (Richard Harbaugh / Disneyland Resort)Disney Parks shared a first look at the updated version of “Fantasmic!” that will return to the park this month.Baymax from “Big Hero 6” is back at San Fransokyo Square in Disney California Adventure after being absent for months.Pym Test Kitchen at Disney California Adventure has two new dishes: the Reactor Melt and Pepper Particle Pasta.A new sign and windows have been installed on the former Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure, which is becoming a Disney Vacation Club Welcome Home Center.Speakers and their support poles have returned to Disneyland Park after almost seven weeks. 

Entertainment and Media


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That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!

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