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Disney Daily News 10/25/23

Here’s the latest news from Disney:

Disney World

Disney Enchantment Returning to Magic Kingdom Next Year, Haunted Mansion Bar Confirmed For Disney Treasure

  • Walt Disney World has announced that the “Disney Enchantment” nighttime spectacular will return to Magic Kingdom in January 2024, exclusively at Disney After Hours events.
  • TRON Lightcycle Run at Magic Kingdom will utilize a standby queue during 2024 offerings of Disney After Hours, marking the first time that the recently-opened attraction will use such a queue structure.
  • Disney has confirmed that a Haunted Mansion bar expanding the iconic attraction’s story will materialize aboard the Disney Treasure, Disney Cruise Line’s sixth vessel that will embark on its maiden voyage in late 2024.

Cinderella Castle

Christmas Eve Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World Resort Open October 25

  • Christmas Eve dining reservations at restaurants across Walt Disney World Resort hotels and parks will open on October 25 for reservations on December 24.
  • Reservations can be made 60 days in advance on the My Disney Experience app or Walt Disney World website starting around 6am ET each day.
  • Christmas Day reservations open October 26, while New Year’s Eve and Day reservations open November 1-2.

New Princess Leia Ear Headband Arrives at Walt Disney World

  • A new Princess Leia bun ear headband is now available, adding some Star Wars style to guest wardrobes.
  • The headband was spotted on a recent trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

Festival of Fantasy Parade Adding Second Showtime in November

  • Ahead of the winter holidays, the Festival of Fantasy Parade will be adding a second showtime starting in November at Magic Kingdom.

Disney characters on parade float

Disneyland Resort

  • Space Mountain at Disneyland is reopening on October 27 after a refurbishment. Work continues on Mickey’s Toontown in preparation for the area’s reopening on October 30.
  • Disney California Adventure has started putting up holiday decorations, like the firefly jars along the Grizzly River Run trail. Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park is also getting decked out for the holidays.
  • it’s a small world” is now closed at Disneyland for its annual holiday overlay. It reopens on November 10 when Holidays at the Disneyland Resort officially begins.

It's a Small World attraction decorated in Christmas lights with snow falling

Disneyland Paris

  • Construction walls have gone up on Hollywood Boulevard at Walt Disney Studios Park, with the Partners statue planter removed. The statue will return in a new nearby location.
  • Several attractions like Hyperspace Mountain and Snow White’s Scary Adventures will have closures in November for routine refurbishment at Disneyland Paris.