This week Jennifer and Sara are joined by PassPorter's Disneyland Co-Author Ginger Jabour. Ginger recently returned from Disneyland and has updates on seasonal activities, attractions, and more. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and Q&A.
Posted by: PassPorter News 10/18/2016 (5 days ago)
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Couples can now have their wedding ceremony in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom after the park closes. A reception in Fantasyland is also available. The price tag for an after hours event at the Magic Kingdom starts at $180,000.
Beginning November 24, 2016, Princess Elena of Avalor will greet guests at Princess Fairytale Hall in the Magic Kingdom. FastPass+ reservations for this event are now available in My Disney Experience.
Beginning November 14, 2016 through December 31, 2016, Disney's Hollywood Studios will host the nightly "Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!" holiday spectacular. Featuring state-of-the-art projections, special effects, lighting and fireworks, this new holiday event is hosted by Wayne and Lanny, the elves from "Prep & Landing." There will also be a Holiday Dessert Party for this event.
This week Jennifer and Sara continue their series on Disney Cruise Line with information on how to get to and from Port Canaveral. What is the fastest way? The least expensive? Plus an update from AllEars.Net, what's happening in Disney news, and listener celebrations.
The Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure isn't closing until early-November but work has already begun on transforming the Tower into the new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout attraction. All exterior signs on the tower have been removed, and scaffolding is already up on the back of the tower. You can view a preview of the upcoming attraction on the Disney Parks Blog.
There are only 230 people in the world certified as Master Sommeliers by the Court of Master Sommeliers and George Miliotes is one of them. Previously, Miliotes was the General Manager of the California Grill from 1995 to 2002. He returns to Walt Disney World in the Fall of 2017 with "Wine Bar George" in Disney Springs. Wine Bar George will feature more than 100 wine selections from around the globe as well as small plates featuring cheese and charcuterie from local artisans.
Due to the impact of Hurricane Matthew last week, Walt Disney World closed it's theme parks early on Thursday, October 6, and remained closed on October, 7, 2016. The Friday, October 7, 2016 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party was cancelled. The theme parks, water parks, and Disney Springs reopened on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Luckily, Orlando was spared a direct hit of the Hurricane and damage was minimal.
What do you REALLY need to bring to a theme park for the day? Jennifer and Sara share their "must have" items for their park bags. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations (and one Co-Host celebration!), and more!
Beginning October 1, 2016, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders now receive a 20% discount off Disney Merchandise, and a 10% discount off food and non-alcoholic beverages at Table Service restaurants and select Counter Service restaurants at Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts. (Excludes Victoria & Albert's, Les Chefs de France, Monsieur Paul, and Teppan Edo.) Annual Passholders who purchase or renew their pass between October 1, 2016 and January 3, 2017, will get a 13-month pass for the price of a 12-month pass.