The Week in Disney News: Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Opens, Disneyland Extends Diamond Celebration, and More

star wars launch bayIt’s been a week filled with news at the Disney Parks, including the start of the 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! We have a lot of news to report, so let’s jump in!

If you haven’t had a chance to visit Disneyland Resort this year to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary, don’t worry. The celebration has been extended until September 5, 2016.

Everyone is excited about the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland! And Disney just announced that Season of the Force is coming to Disneyland starting November 16.

Season of the Force will feature several experience for guests including special character experiences on the Dark Side or the Light Side, the Dark Side Gallery and the Light Side Gallery with Stormtrooper armor and Jedi lightsabers, and a chance to play Disney Infinity 3.0.

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar officially opened on September 22 at Downtown Disney! The new bar is serving up tapas style dishes and 16 specialty drinks in addition to beers and wines.

Speaking of Downtown Disney, the shopping and entertainment district will officially be renamed Disney Springs on September 29! The renaming comes just one day before the grand opening of Morimoto Asia.

Our friends at the Disney Food Blog are celebrating the grand launch of the DFB Guide to Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios Snacks 2015 ebook! For a limited time readers can get the DFB Guide to Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios Snacks e-book for $3 off the cover price. Simply used the code Snacks15 at checkout.

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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