Join Jennifer and Sara as they bid a fond farewell to Universe of Energy and The Great Movie Ride, and reminisce about their favorite attractions of yesteryear. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a sneak peek at PassPorter News, listener questions, and more!
The "Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam!" Holiday Dessert Party is returning to the courtyard of the Chinese Theater at Hollywood Studios. Held November 9 - December 31, 2017, the party gives guests the chance to enjoy multiple sweet and savory food stations, including beer, wine, and cocktails for guests 21+. Hot cocoa and specialty soft drinks are also available. Guests can also enjoy a character meet and greet, and receive special 'hologram' glasses to enhance their viewing of the fireworks.
One Man’s Dream attraction is being "reimagined" to become Walt Disney Presents. The new area will continue to showcase historic items from Walt Disney’s history, but will also become the preview area for what's next at Disney Parks. Beginning mid-September, guests will be able to view concept art and the models for upcoming lands (Star Wars Land: Galaxy's Edge and Toy Story Land) as well as coming attractions such as Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway. The area will also continue to be home to character meet and greets.
There has been a LOT of changes at Disney recently! New lands, old favorites closing, new hotels... This week Jennifer and Sara will be discussing how to deal with all of these changes and providing tips on dealing with sudden changes in plans while on your vacation. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more!
Image of Jiko Sign contributed by Bruhaha from the PassPorter Photo Archive
Guests having dinner at Jiko at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Flying Fish at the Boardwalk, Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, or Artist Point at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge will now receive a free appetizer with each adult entree purchased as well as free valet parking during their meal. This offer is available August 9 - September 30, 2017 and is only available for dinner.
The last piece of track has been installed for the Slinky Dog Dash coaster at Toy Story Land in Disney's Hollywood Studios. This family-friendly coaster has a thrill-level similar to Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in the Magic Kingdom. Toy Story Land will open in 2018.
Disney Springs will be getting a new "immersive" Star Wars experience in late 2017. This hyper-realistic virtual reality experience will allow guests to be part of the Star Wars story. Details such as location, price, and hours have not been released.
You know you want to go to Walt Disney World - but WHEN? This week, Jennifer and Sara are sharing their Top 5 tips to help you decide when to visit Walt Disney World! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener Q&A, and more!
An exciting pregnancy announcement from Disney! "Disney is involved in efforts to save critically endangered Sumatran tigers. To date, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has provided nearly $2.5 million to protect tigers and their habitats. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Sumatran tigers Sohni and Malosi have been actively breeding, and we are delighted to announce that Sohni is pregnant and expecting cubs sometime in August."