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New Podcast: Our Top 5 Cool Summer Treats at Walt Disney World
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/29/2015 (1 day ago)

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This week, join Jennifer and Sara as they try to beat the heat by sharing their Top 5 Cool Treats at Walt Disney World! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more. 

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Garden Grill to Offer Breakfast and Lunch
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/28/2015 (2 days ago)



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Beginning November 8, 2015, the Garden Grill in the Land pavilion at Epcot will begin offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All three meals will feature characters.

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Guests Can Now Opt Out of Receiving Magic Bands
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/28/2015 (2 days ago)



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The My Disney Experience website now includes functionality that allows guests to opt out of receiving MagicBands. This is only available to guests who have at least one MagicBand tlinked to their account.

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DCL to Discontinue Character Autograph Service
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/27/2015 (3 days ago)



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Disney Cruise Line is discontinuing the "Character Autograph Service" on all four ships beginning in August. Currently, guests can drop an item such as a pillow case, autograph book, etc at Guest Services and get it back on the final night of their cruise, fully autographed. This service will be ending on sailings embarking on or after August 7, 2015.

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New 'Escape to Walt's Wilderness' Tour
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/27/2015 (3 days ago)



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A new tour has been added to the line-up: Escape To Walt's Wilderness. This tour takes guests on a pontoon boat ride from the Contemporary to Fort Wilderness including animal-spotting with a Wilderness Guide. At Fort Wilderness, guests will get breakfast followed by a marshmallow roast, then wagon ride to an archery lesson. The tour concludes with a visit to the Tri Circle D ranch to see the horses. The tour is offered on select days from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The cost is $109 per person, ages 7 & up. This tour can be booked by calling 407-WDW-PLAY.

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New Podcast: D23 Expo Preview with Deb Wills from AllEar.Net
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/23/2015

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This week Deb Wills, Founder of AllEars.Net, joins Jennifer and Sara to preview the upcoming D23 Expo in Anaheim. Plus news. listener celebrations, and more! 

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Shanghai Disneyland To Open Spring 2016
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/20/2015



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Disney revealed the first detailed look at Shanghai Disneyland last week. The new theme park is scheduled to open in Spring 2016 and will feature six lands: Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, and Fantasyland. The resort will have a Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, the Toy Story Hotel, and Disneytown - an entertainment, dining, and shopping district.

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Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland, September 11 - October 31
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/20/2015



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Mickey's Halloween Party will be held at the Disneyland Resort for 17 nights this Fall - September 25, 28, and 30; October 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, and 31. The Mickey's Costume Parade Cavalcade will be replaced this year by the new "Paint the Night" Parade. Tickets go on sale July 22 for Disneyland Annual Passholders, July 29 for the general public.

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Ice Palace Boutique Opens July 26 at Hollywood Studios
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/20/2015



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From July 26 - Sept. 7, 2015, Guests ages 3 to 12 can become their favorite character from the movie “Frozen” at the Ice Palace Boutique at Disney's Hollywood Studios. There are packages that include "Frozen" fun for the whole family! Guests can choose from the following packages:
“Frozen” Summer Fun Boutique Package - $75 (includes tax): 
• Includes Anna or Elsa-inspired shimmering makeup palette, face gems, nail polish, braided hair piece with sparkling snowflake accessory
Ice Palace Boutique Package - $175 (includes tax) :
• Includes Anna or Elsa-inspired shimmering makeup palette, face gems, nail polish, braided hair piece with sparkling snowflake accessory
• Also includes access to the Ice Palace Café, exclusive to Guests purchasing the package, where you can enjoy “Frozen”-themed snacks
• Priority seating to one (1) show of the For the First Time in Forever: A “Frozen” Sing-Along Celebration (Family Package is for up to 6 Guests, including the Guest getting a transformation)
Ice Palace Boutique Deluxe Package - $240 (includes tax) :
• Includes choice of either Anna or Elsa costume dress with shimmering makeup palette, face gems, nail polish, braided hair piece with sparkling snowflake accessory
• Also includes access to the Ice Palace Café, exclusive to Guests purchasing the package, where you can enjoy “Frozen”-themed snacks
• Priority seating to one (1) show of the For the First Time in Forever: A “Frozen” Sing-Along Celebration (Family Package is for up to 6 Guests, including the Guest getting a transformation)
Guests can also ask about a special Olaf-inspired glitter hairstyle with Olaf t-shirt! The Ice Palace Boutique is located on Commissary Lane across from ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 407-939-7895.

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New Podcast: Registration for the Disney Princess 5k
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/14/2015

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This week Jennifer and Sara are registering for the Disney Princess 5K on the runDisney website. We will be recording as we try to complete our registrations and share how we are getting ready for this race and how you can join us! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more. 

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