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More performers were added to the Eat to the Beat lineup, Hushpuppies returned to Columbia Harbour House, and heiress Abigail Disney is cutting donations to the Democratic party — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Friday, July 5, 2024.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Following their removal from the menu last month, hushpuppies are back at Columbia Harbour House in Magic Kingdom.Walt Disney World and D23 have announced a Gold Member preview event for the Country Bear Musical Jamboree.


Walt Disney World has added more performers to the lineup for the 2024 Eat to the Beat Concert Series which takes place during the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival.The new Mickey Caramel Cookie Sandwich is now available at Karamell-Küche in the Germany Pavilion at EPCOT.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios has opened a casting call for the upcoming “The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure” production to transgender men and women.

New Merchandise

It’s always a great day if Figment is involved, and now you can set yourself up for the “Best Day Ever” with a new Figment T-shirt available at Walt Disney World.New retro style T-shirts adorned with Minnie Mouse and Tinker Bell have found their way to the Emporium at Magic Kingdom.A new Walt Disney World marquee ear headband has arrived at the resort, taking inspiration from the archway signs found on roadways surrounding property.A flurry of new holiday ornaments have found their way to Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in the Magic Kingdom, in preparation for the 2024 Holiday season.

Disneyland Resort

Disney’s Celebrate America — A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky returned to Disneyland Park on Thursday to celebrate the 4th of July 2024.Disney Eats on Instagram has announced that the Ooze Cauldron sipper from “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” will make a return to Pym Test Kitchen at Disney California Adventure.

Disney Cruise Line

Construction continues for the Disney Treasure, one of the newest ships in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, as a new progress update has been shared on social media.

The Walt Disney Company

Abigail Disney, outspoken social activist and granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, has stated that she will not donate to Democrats unless President Joe Biden exits the 2024 presidential race.Judge Carolyn B. Kuhl has stepped down from the Lake Nona campus relocation lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company because her daughter works for the company.

Universal Studios

McDonald’s has revealed the 12 Universal Studios-themed Happy Set toys that will be available in Japan starting July 12.

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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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