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The Week in Disney News: Hurricane Irma Impacts on Disney World, Holiday Events Announced, and More

17 September 2017 No Comment

dhs holidaysHappy Sunday! We’re back with another recap of the week’s biggest Disney news stories!

Last Sunday Hurricane Irma meant the closure of the Walt Disney World Resort for two days. The theme parks reopened on September 12 with mostly minimal damage.

The Walt Disney Company announced a $2.5 million donation to the relief efforts following Hurricane Irma.

In non-hurricane news, J.J. Abrams was announced as the writer and director for Star Wars: Episode IX.

An extended sneak preview of Disney/Pixar’s Coco is coming to the Disney Parks in November.

The Magic Kingdom is hosting several Disney After Hours events in early 2018!

The holiday season at Disney World will include new and returning event and experiences, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios is adding new decor and a new nighttime experience – Sunset Seasons Greetings.

And finally, Disneyland Paris is hosting its first-ever Food and Wine Festival this month in honor of the park’s 25th anniversary.

That’s the big news from last week! We’re sure this week will be full of fun and exciting news too. Stay tuned to DisZine for all the Disney news every week. And be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us over on Facebook.

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