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Animal Kingdom Extends Nighttime Extra Magic Hours

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/27/2017 (2 days ago)

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Animal Kingdom has extended the popular Nighttime Extra Magic Hours through August 19, 2017. Guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort can enjoy the beauty of Pandora at night until midnight or 1:00 am daily, depending on park hours.

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2017 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Line-Up Announced

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/26/2017 (3 days ago)

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The Eat to the Beat Concert Series is held nightly in the America Gardens Theater during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The current line-up (schedule subject to change):
Delta Rae — August 31-September 1
The Hooters – September 2-3
Baha Men — September 4-5
Fuel — September 6-7
Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – September 8-10
Lauren Alaina – September 11-12
Plain White T’s — September 13-15
Sister Hazel – September 16-17
Air Supply — September 18-20
David Cook — September 21-22
Everclear — September 23-24
Sugar Ray — September 25-27
38 Special – September 28-29
Mark Wills — September 30-October 1
American Authors – October 2-3
Christopher Cross – October 4-5
Devon Allman – October 6-8
Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX — October 9-11
Taylor Dane — October 12-13
Jeffrey Osbourne – October 14-15
Postmodern Jukebox — October 16-17
10,000 Maniacs — October 18-20
Toad the Wet Sprocket — October 21-22
Kenny G — October 23-24
Billy Ocean – October 25-26
Tiffany – October 27-October 29
Hanson — October 30-November 1
Blue October — November 2-3
Living Colour — November 4-5
Boyz II Men — November 6-8
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy — November 9-11
Squeeze — November 12-13

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Opening Date for Hall of Presidents Delayed

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/26/2017 (3 days ago)

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The Hall of Presidents in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World will not open in "Late 2017." It was originally expected to open in time for the 4th of July.

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New Podcast: Our Top 5 Disney Memories

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   06/22/2017 (7 days ago)

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Jennifer and Sara are taking a walk down Disney Memory Lane this week and sharing their top five Disney memories. (Yup - grab the Kleenex!) Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a sneak peek at PassPorter News, listener celebrations, and more! 

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'Pirates of the Caribbean' Adds Ride Photo

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/20/2017

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Guests riding 'Pirates of the Caribbean' at the Magic Kingdom will now have a photo taken right before taking the "plunge." The ride photo is available to view on the Disney PhotoPass site or on My Disney Experience for guests with the Memory Maker digital photo package.

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2018 Disney Dining Plans to Include Alcoholic Beverage With Meals

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/20/2017

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There is an exciting change to the 2018 Disney Dining Plans - guests 21 and over can now choose 1 alcoholic beverage (Wine, Beer or Mixed Cocktail) with each quick service or table service meal! Guests can also choose an Artisanal Milkshake, Smoothie, Premium Hot Chocolate, Soda, Coffee or Tea. (Most beer, wine and mixed drink beverages included, some exceptions apply.Guests must be age 21 and over and present valid ID to be served one (1) alcoholic beverage. Alcoholic beverages may only be redeemed with a quick-service or table-service meal entitlement.)

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Disney Pixar Short Film Festival Reopening With New Films

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/19/2017

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The Disney & PIXAR Short Film Festival at Epcot reopened June 19, 2017 with new films. 'Feast' and 'Piper' replaced 'La Luna' and 'For the Birds.'

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'Fantasmic' and Other Classics Return to Disneyland This Summer

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/15/2017

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'Fantasmic!' returns to Disneyland on July 17, 2017. The night-time spectacular has been updated with new technology and new scenes. On July 29, 2017, the Disneyland Railroad, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, and Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes all return.

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New Podcast: Disney Cruise Line Transatlantic Cruises with Deb Wills from AllEars.Net

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   06/15/2017

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This week Jennifer and Sara are joined by their friend Deb Wills from AllEars.Net. Deb has recently returned from an East Bound Transatlantic cruise onboard the Disney Magic and will be sharing all the details! Plus she will be sharing what's going on at AllEars.Net this week. We will have a sneak peek at PassPorter News, listener celebrations, and more!  

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2018 Walt Disney World Packages to Begin Booking on June 20, 2017

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/13/2017

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Guests will be able to book 2018 Magic Your Way packages and room rates beginning on June 20, 2017, up to 499 days in advance.

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