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DISNEY NEWS ROUNDUP: New Jungle Cruise Details Revealed; Special Easter Food Treats; Disneyland Opening Details; Food News; 2022 Summer Cruises Announced & More

Details continue emerge about the changes coming the the Jungle Cruise at both Disney World and Disneyland. Speaking of Disneyland, we have a bunch of details on when the parks will open and what guests can expect. Disney announced Easter egg displays would be returning to the resort hotels and we have a run-down of a number of special Easter food offerings available for a limited time. Summer cruises for 2022 have been announced, and passholders have a special water park offer. All this and more below in this week’s news roundup.





 

1 – Disney Release New Information on Upcoming Jungle Update

In January, Disney announced that the Jungle Cruise would be getting some enhancements and a slight storyline update later this year. This week, we got some new information about what is coming. Learn more at the link below.

Click here for more details on some of the changes coming to the Jungle Cruise.

2 – Foodie Guide to Easter at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort

It’s springtime, and the Easter holiday will be here before we know it. Both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort are offering limited-time treats to celebrate the season. Learn more about what is being offered and where you can find the items at the link below.

Click here for information on all of the Easter treats at Disney Parks.

 

3 – Easter Egg Displays Return to Walt Disney World Resorts

This week we learned that the resort Easter Egg displays at Walt Disney World will be back this year. After missing the gingerbread houses this past holiday season, it’s great that the Easter Eggs are back this spring. Learn more, including where you can find them at the link below.

Click here to learn about the 2021 Easter Egg displays at Walt Disney World resorts.





 

4 – Foodie News at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Heading to Disney’s Hollywood Studios? There are some new food and beverage items to enjoy, and the much-desired spork is back at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Learn more at the link below.

Click here for information on new food and beverage items at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

5 – Disneyland Resort Announces Reopening Date

After being closed for more than a year, Disneyland Resort is reopening! More than 10,000 Cast Members are returning to work, and guests will be welcomed back to explore new magic and favorite experiences. Enhanced health and safety measures will be in place when Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure plan to officially reopen to the public on April 30, 2021, with limited capacity. Learn more about the reopening at the links below.

Click here for the announcement of Disneyland Resort’s reopening.

Click here for what you need to know about Disneyland Resort’s reopening.

6 – Disney Cruise Line Announces Summer 2022 Itineraries

We are ready to get back to cruising, and now we can start planning for summer 2022. Disney Cruise Line released the summer 2022 itineraries, and it has us dreaming! Start your planning by learning more at the link below.

Click here for information on summer 2022 itineraries on Disney Cruise Line.





 

7 – Spotlights Return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This week Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley shared images and details on a new lighting system coming to the Chinese Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Check out the photos and information below.

 

8 – Blizzard Beach Offers Discounted Tickets for Annual Passholders

Blizzard Beach is now open! While a water park annual pass is no longer being offered, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can purchase a one-day ticket for $49 (regular price $69) and children $43 (regular price $63), amounting to a $20 savings per ticket. See below for ticket details and restrictions.

1-Day Water Park Ticket Expiration

Tickets are valid through December 31, 2021.

As a reminder, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park remains closed at this time.

At this time a park reservation is not required to visit a water park, however, reservation requirements are subject to change.

All tickets and options are nontransferable and nonrefundable and exclude activities/events separately priced. Parks, attractions and other offerings subject to availability, closures and change or cancellation without notice or liability. Water parks subject to rehabilitation, seasonal, weather and capacity closures.

Certain offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure, and park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. View important details.

Price for Passholders

Item(s) are priced for Passholders only. For these items, you must show a valid adult Passholder ID at the park entrance to pick up your tickets or passes.

9 – The Main Street Confectionery to Close for Lengthy Refurbishment

The popular Main Street Confectionery at Magic Kingdom is closing for a lengthy refurbishment at the end of the month. The closure begins on March 29, 2021, and will run through at least mid-May. (The operating calendar only goes through mid-May at the moment). It is expected that the refurbishment will likely extend beyond this date. To check the hours during an upcoming visit, click here.

What’s New at Walt Disney World Resort

2021 Taste of EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival – Now Through July 5, 2021

Click here for what you need to know about the 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival!

Click here to see photos and video of the Menu Boards with pricing for easy trip planning!

Click here to see photos and video of the different topiaries around EPCOT!

Click here for photos and video of our visit to the Flower and Garden Festival!

Click here to see photos of some of the food we have enjoyed at the 2021 Flower and Garden Festival.

Blizzard Beach – Now Open

Click here to learn more about visiting Blizzard Beach During the Phased Reopening

The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure at EPCOT – Now Open

Click here to learn more about The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure at EPCOT

Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew – Now Open

Click here to learn more about Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew at Disney Springs

Coming Soon to Walt Disney World

October 1, 2021 – The Most Magical Celebration – 50 Years of Walt Disney World

Click here for details on “The Most Magical Celebration,” which begins on October 1, 2021 on the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World and runs for 18 months.

October 1, 2021 – Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure & France Pavilion Expansion Opens

Click here for more on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure & France Pavilion Expansion – What We Know So Far

Star Wars Hotel – 2021

Click here for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser-What We Know So Far About the Upcoming Star Wars Themed Hotel Coming to Disney World

EPCOT Reimagined – Now Through 2022 and Beyond

Click here for what we know about the New EPCOT and what’s coming!

New and Coming Soon to Disneyland Resort

A Touch of Disney at Disney California Adventure – Now through mid-April

A Touch of Disney – Now at Disney California Adventure

Foodie Guide to A Touch of Disney at Disney California Adventure

Disneyland Resort – Opening April 30, 2021

Click here for what you need to know about Disneyland Resort’s reopening.

Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure – Opening 2021

Click here for details on the Avenger Campus coming to Disney California Adventure.



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About Chad & Cindy Nykamp

After years of multiple Walt Disney World vacations, Cindy and Chad's dream of living in Orlando came true in 2010. After friends and family made them their go-to-people for Walt Disney World advice, Cindy and Chad launched DisneyLists.com in August 2015 to share their knowledge and love of Disney. Chad and Cindy have been Disney World Annual Passholders for years, DVC members, together have raced more than 70 runDisney races, and particularly love cruising on the Disney Cruise Line. Chad and Cindy also regularly represent DisneyLists.com at Walt Disney World media events. While attending these events, they get an insiders view of all the new things that have come to Walt Disney World. These experiences have helped them gain knowledge and expertise they happily pass on to their followers. They still can't believe how lucky they are to have such an amazing opportunity and will continue to share Disney with anyone who will listen!