The Week in Disney News: Rivers of Light, New Disney Cruise Line Ships, and More

rivers of lightWhat a week it’s been! There was so much exciting Disney news it was hard to keep up – but we did our best! Let’s dive right in!

After much speculation and anticipation, it was announced that Rivers of Light – the new nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – will officially open on Earth Day, April 22!

Disney Cruise Line announced that two new ships will be joining the fleet in 2021 and 2023! There are no names announced yet for the new ships but we’ll keep you posted!

Zootopia opened in theaters this week and we heard that the stars of the film – Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde – will be appearing later this spring in the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Parade at the Magic Kingdom.

Speaking of the Magic Kingdom, our friends at the Disney Food Blog are celebrating the grand launch of The DFB Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks e-book for 2016-17. To celebrate the launch reader can get 20 percent off the cover price when they use the code Magic16 at checkout!

And finally, Disney Springs will soon be home to 30 new tenants including high-end retailers and some really fun restaurants! The new stores and restaurants will open in phases beginning May 15.

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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