Greetings Mouseketeers! Another enchanting day in the magical worlds of Disney has brought us a mix of exciting, surprising, and heartfelt stories. Here’s your daily dose of pixie dust for Saturday, July 6, 2024.

At Disneyland, the “Fantasmic!” show experienced a fiery hiccup last night when Mickey Mouse accidentally sent sparks flying back at himself. The incident was captured in a viral TikTok video, making rounds among Disney fans. Thankfully, no injuries were reported, but it’s a moment that will be etched into “Fantasmic!” history. Meanwhile, over at Magic Kingdom, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure has announced it will operate during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, offering guests a spooky splash of fun.

In the world of merchandise, Walt Disney World has unveiled a stunning new 2025 calendar featuring 16 months of magical moments. A couple of new collectibles also sailed into the parks, including an eye-catching Tomorrowland ornament with a moving Astro Orbiter and a playful Jungle Cruise mug that is sure to delight fans.

Overseas, Hong Kong Disneyland introduced a charming addition to their plush toy lineup with the new Albert shoulder plush. Perfect for fans of Mystic Manor, this adorable monkey is set to be a park favorite. Additionally, Disney Parks around the globe are sending heartfelt condolences as Hollywood mourns the loss of Jon Landau, a visionary producer behind the blockbuster hits “Avatar” and “Avatar: The Way of Water.”

Switching gears to Universal Studios, new “Sing” headbands featuring Rosita and Buster Moon have hit the shelves at Universal Orlando Resort, bringing a touch of animated fun to guests. Also, Universal Studios Japan recently celebrated the grand opening of their brand-new UNI VRS store, offering an array of vibrant merchandise for fans of all ages.

So, there you have it, folks – today’s whirlwind of Disney and Universal updates. What do you think of Mickey’s pyrotechnic mishap? Have you snagged one of those new Jungle Cruise mugs or Tomorrowland ornaments? Drop your thoughts in the comments below and share this article with your fellow Disney enthusiasts!

Source: WDW News Today