Hello Disney fans and welcome to another magical day in the world of Disney! Here’s your daily dose of enchanting updates from May 24, 2024.

Big news from the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District: they’re considering a whopping $100 million investment to improve roadways around Walt Disney World. This development could significantly enhance your travel experience to and from the parks. If you’ve ever felt the magic begin the moment you drive under that iconic park entrance arch, this improvement will surely make your journey even smoother.

Over at Magic Kingdom, Disney filed a permit for installing a sparkling new sign at the beloved Country Bear Musical Jamboree. It promises to add a fresh sparkle to the entrance of this classic attraction that’s been charming visitors for decades. Meanwhile, EPCOT’s Mission: SPACE has given its Mars structure a facelift with vibrant new red panels, making your intergalactic adventure even more immersive.

Disney Springs is buzzing with activity, celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. A stunning new mural by Emily Ding now graces the Art Walk. The vibrant artwork adds a burst of color and culture to your shopping and dining experience. And speaking of Disney Springs, keep an eye out for a new magnet themed to the “Disney Dreams That Soar” drone show—an irresistible souvenir!

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter has reopened their refurbished Doubloon Lagoon pool and Mardi Grogs pool bar. Also, the new espresso croissant available at Riverside Mill Food Court, Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory, and Intermission Food Court was a bit of a letdown, but it’s always good to try new things!

A big hello from Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge! Bard the droid is now part of the galaxy, arriving just in time for the “Fire of the Rising Moons” fireworks show. Fans of Fantasmic! might find the experience at Blue Bayou Restaurant a bit underwhelming food-wise, but the immersive atmosphere remains top-notch. On a musical note, the theme song for “Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!” is now on streaming platforms, so you can bring a piece of the park magic home.

Finally, in the broader Disney universe, CEO Bob Iger encourages everyone to embrace new technologies, including the often-debated artificial intelligence.

That’s it for today’s magical journey through Disney news! We’d love to hear your thoughts on these updates—drop a comment below! And don’t forget to share this magical recap with fellow Disney enthusiasts. Until next time, keep the magic alive! ✨