Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

The 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Medals have been revealed, and they offer a very retro-future look. The gold toned hexagons each feature a different chatacter associated with their race along with white, blue, and yellow racing stripes. If you think that's cool " read on and find out what else has been "full of win" at Walt Disney World this week!

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend MedalsWalt Disney World Marathon Weekend Medals

Have you seen the latest color craze hitting Walt Disney World? Let me introduce you to Arendelle Aqua, and a few of the ways it's sweeping across the DisneyParks. Seems like it's going to be a frosty holiday season if the Snow Queen has anything to do with it.

Arendelle Aqua Is The New Cool Color TrendArendelle Aqua Is The New Cool Color Trend

Florida Residents can capture a little extra magic with special discounted tickets on sale now. Save Up to 40% with 4-Day Theme Park Tickets, Seasonal Flex Tickets, and Walt Disney World Annual Passes. Every Disney dollar counts, so if you're a Florida resident be sure to see which one best fits your touring style.

Florida Residents Get Down With DiscountsFlorida Residents Get Down With Discounts

Closures and Construction get underway in Epcot's Future World. Fountain View Starbucks, Fountain of Nations, Character Spot, and Club Cool are preparing for demolition as construction crews clear the way for a brighter Future World.

While Epcot's Character Spot as we've known it has closed, Mickey & Friends are meeting guests in a new location in Innoventions West! FastPass reservations are not an option at this time, but least you won't have to chase them all over Epcot to get your pictures. We hear the new character spot is pretty nice.

Visit Mickey At Epcot's New Character SpotVisit Mickey At Epcot's New Character Spot

New buses have been rolling out across Walt Disney World sporting bright new character wraps on their sides. In addition to buses with the fab five on the side, new vehicles have been seen featuring scenes from beloved Disney movies such as "The Lion King," "Moana," "Monsters Inc," and soon "Frozen." And - some of the buses will also have the new blue seats with USB charging ports conveniently located between them so you can charge up and not miss a minute of the fun.

Adorable New Disney Bus WrapsAdorable New Disney Bus Wraps

Visit our friends over at the Disney Food Blog to read their Best Of Epcot International Food and Wine Festival review. It's just one story in their comprehensive coverage of the event. Plus, if you want to get a jump on your shopping or just can't make the festival this year, be sure to check out shopDisney for the latest in 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival gear.

Epcot International Food & Wine FestivalEpcot International Food & Wine Festival

Speaking of Food & Wine, a few details have been released for the new Enchanted Rose Lounge opening at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa this fall. The new Beauty and the Beast inspired bar and lounge will offer a selection of high end nibbles, and new cocktails to cap off the night in elegance.

A New Bar Coming To Disney's Grand FloridianA New Bar Coming To Disney's Grand Floridian

Oh hey! Have you been wishing that you could check out the new fireworks from Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party? Disney Parks Blog has got you covered with a live stream of "Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular." Join in on Sunday, September 15, at 10:10 p.m. ET. As Disney fans from around the globe see what the Pumpkin King shares a story about how anything can happen on Halloween night.

Finally, the Walt Disney Company is doing its part for recovery efforts in The Bahamas. The Disney Cruise Line has been delivering palates of fresh water to refugees to help ease some immediate crisis'. The Walt Disney Company, led by Disney Cruise Line, has committed more than $1 million in cash and in-kind support to help relief and recovery efforts for those in The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian.

Thanks so much to our friends that let us use their images for this piece. That's it for this week, see you real soon!

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