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Festival of Fantasy Parade Moves to 2:00 PM Beginning August 20

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2017 (2 days ago)

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"What time is the 3:00 Parade?" has been a running joke at the Magic Kingdom for many years now. Beginning August 20, 2017, guests may be asking this question in earnest as the Festival of Fantasy Parade is moving to 2:00 pm! No word from Disney on the reason for the move, the rumors of a new night-time parade are rampant.

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Disney Fantasy Unveils New Enhancements

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2017 (2 days ago)

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The Disney Fantasy is back following a dry dock which featured multiple enhancements to this ship. Updates were made to the Oceaneers Club and Lab adding new Star Wars and Marvel spaces, a new "Sweet on You" ice cream shop has opened, and luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. has been added to the shops onboard.

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Pandora - The World of Avatar Officially Opens on May 27

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2017 (2 days ago)

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Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World will be the place to be this weekend as Disney unveils Pandora - The World of Avatar, on Saturday May 27, 2017. The highly anticipated new land features two attractions - The Navi River Journey (a family-friendly boat ride), and Flight of Passage (an 'e-ticket' ride that allows guests to take flight on the back of a banshee). Pandora also adds a new quick service location - Satu'li Canteen - and a new lounge - Pongu Pongu. If you are lucky enough to experience Pandora during opening weekend, email us at news@passporter.com. We would love to hear your thoughts!

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Mobile Ordering Expanding to More Locations

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2017 (2 days ago)

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Walt Disney World will expand mobile ordering through the My Disney Experience app to additional locations this summer. The Satu'li Canteen in Pandora was the first location to offer this feature (currently Pandora is only open to invited preview guests but opens to the general public on May 27) and now Disney has announced that PizzaFari, Flame Tree Barbecue, and Restaurantosaurus will be launching Mobile Ordering this summer. No official date has been announced but keep an eye on your My Disney Experience app!

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New Podcast: Answers to Your Disney Questions

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   05/18/2017 (7 days ago)

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This week the Listeners take over! Jennifer and Sara will be answering questions from our listeners about Pandora, the Walt Disney World Grand Slam, FastPass+, and much more! Plus Disney Cruise Line Fall 2018 news, an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more! 

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New Quick Service Dining Location Open at Disney's Yacht Club

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/16/2017

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Guests at Disney's Yacht Club Resort now have a new quick service dining option - The Market at Ale & Compass. Open daily from 6:00 am - 11:30 pm, this location offers freshly made food items throughout the day as well as a Coke Freestyle machine for guests with resort refillable mugs.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Meet and Greet at California Adventure This Summer

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/16/2017

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Star Lord, Gamora, and a full-sized Groot will be showing off their best dance moves at the "Guardians of the Galaxy:Awesome Dance Off!" at Disney California Adventure, beginning on May 27, 2017.

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Fantasmic! To Return to Disneyland This Summer

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/16/2017

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Fantasmic!, the popular spectacular that takes place on the Rivers of America at Disneyland, will return this summer with updated technology and new scenes. No official opening date has been announced.

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Disney Cruise Line Announces Fall 2018 Itineraries

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/11/2017

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Disney Cruise Line will be visiting Bermuda and Quebec for the first time in the Fall of 2018. For more information on itineraries, check out the Disney Cruise web site. Booking will open for the general public on May 18, 2017. Platinum Castaway Club members can book on May 15, Gold Members on May 16, and Silver Members on May 17.

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2017 Halloween and Christmas Party Tickets Now On Sale

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/10/2017

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Click on the links to purchase tickets!
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party takes place on the following dates:
• August 25 and 29, 2017
• September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26 and 29, 2017
• October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31, 2017
• November 1, 2017

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is currently scheduled to take place on the following dates in 2017:
• November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26 and 28
• December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21 and 22

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