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The 8 BIG Updates from Walt Disney World (And Beyond) This Week (May 27 - June 2, 2019)

Though this was a big week at Disneyland with the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, there was some news at Walt Disney World you may have missed, including new information on an upcoming character experience, the re-opening of a popular Disney's Hollywood Studios eatery and more information about what's coming next for Epcot! 

Outside Walt Disney World, SeaWorld teases a new roller coaster and Busch Gardens offers a June freebie for passholders! 

1. Disney shares first-look at new Bo Peep character coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

Image: Disney

Just in time for the opening of Toy Story 4, a new character will be coming to meet guests this summer: Bo Peep! This new character will be appearing in Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios alongside characters Woody, Buzz and Jessie. No specific start date has been confirmed yet, but Disney shared the above sneak peek at what this character will look like when she makes her big debut. 

2. ABC Commissary reopens after refurbishment 

ABC Commissary

The ABC Commissary has reopened this week after a brief refurbishment that brought new decor, furnishings, and self-serve beverage stations to this dining location.In addition, guests can make reservations via My Disney Experience for dinner at this location, which now offers a "fast-casual" experience where guests can order at the counter and then have a seat while their order is prepared and then delivered to them.

3. Leave a Legacy monuments now half gone

Image: Disney

Construction walls went up around the Leave a Legacy monuments several weeks ago as work began on the new Epcot entrance design, and now it looks like over half the concrete slabs that were a part of this project are now gone, which means we're likely looking at only a week or two before all traces of Leave a Legacy are gone from the front of the park.

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