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We got our first look at Annual Passholder exclusive merchandise for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, the new tile on the Morocco fountain was revealed, and a soft opening date was announced for Din Tai Fung — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Friday, June 21, 2024.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Gaston’s Tavern in Magic Kingdom has two new breakfast items: the Ham and Gruyère Tart and the Crème Brûlée Croissant. The Plaza Restaurant in Magic Kingdom is now surrounded by scaffolding that’s covered in beige scrim.


Construction walls are gone, and work is complete in the Morocco Pavilion courtyard at EPCOT.Construction work is underway on the Test Track reimagining in EPCOT.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

All of the themed traffic signals on Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard in Disney’s Hollywood Studios have now been refurbished and repaired.New construction walls are up in Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, blocking the exit of the former “Voyage of the Little Mermaid” theater.Pixar Plaza in Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been decked out with “Inside Out 2” decorations following Joy’s arrival for her new meet and greet.

Disney Springs

The theme song for “Disney Dreams That Soar,” the new drone show performing for a limited time at Disney Springs, is now available on music streaming platforms.

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Two baby animals were recently born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, as shared by Dr. Mark Penning, vice president of Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment, on Instagram.Since our last look at the new Disney Vacation Club tower at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, crews have created a concrete path next to the tower and added more balcony railings. 

New Merchandise

When Tiana’s Bayou Adventure officially opens on June 28 at Magic Kingdom, Annual Passholder-exclusive merchandise inspired by the attraction will be available.Two new “Play in the Park” decorations are available for purchase at Walt Disney World.Disney Store has provided a first look at the upcoming Disney Eats and Stitch Attacks Snacks collections featuring snow cones/shaved ice.New Walt Disney World T-shirts, hoodies, and sweatshirts feature some of the resort’s iconic attractions and characters.A new Disney Bicoastal Adventures pin has pulled into the station at Walt Disney World Resort.

Other Walt Disney World News

Walt Disney World Resort hosted almost 1,000 Florida youth from seven nonprofit organizations for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) this week.Walt Disney World has announced new and returning Stitch-inspired treats that will be available next week for Experiment 626 Day (June 26).

Disneyland Resort

Disney announced the soft opening date for Din Tai Fung and shared a first look at the Downtown Disney District restaurant’s merchandise.A new Disney Bicoastal Adventures pin has pulled into the station at Disneyland Resort. Disneyland Resort has a new Spirit Jersey with lettering inspired by classic Disney characters.Celebrate 90 years of Donald Duck with this new 90th anniversary Dooney & Bourke collection at Disneyland Resort.While Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is a week away from opening at Magic Kingdom, it’s still under construction at Disneyland. Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland may open before the official start of Halloween Time at the resort.

Tokyo Disney Resort

A new “Feel Like Peter Pan” merchandise collection is coming to Disney Store Japan on July 5, 2024. 

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris has released a new original song, “Nos Histoires Prennent Vie/Stories Come to Life,” for World Music Day.

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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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