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Disney Fairytale Weddings to Offer Weddings During Park hours at Magic Kingdom

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/03/2016 (1 day ago)

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Disney FairyTale Weddings will now offer a ceremony location at the Magic Kingdom during park hours. Couples can now have their ceremony in the East Plaza Garden at 9:30 am, with Cinderella Castle as the backdrop. Packages for this location with 100 guests start at $75,000.

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La Nouba Offers Half-Priced Tickets for Kids

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/03/2016 (1 day ago)

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La Nouba, the Cirque du Soleil show at Disney Springs, is offering half-price tickets for children (ages 3 - 9) for shows May 31-July 23, 2016, with the purchase of an adult ticket. Child-priced tickets start as low as $24 for Category 4 seats.

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Changes Coming to Disney Wonder

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/02/2016 (2 days ago)

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The Disney Wonder is scheduled for a dry dock refurbishment in Fall 2016. No details have been announced but Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz has confirmed that changes are planned for the second oldest ship in the fleet.

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'Jungle Book:Alive with Magic' at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/26/2016

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'Jungle Book: Alive with Magic' will debut Memorial Day Weekend at Disney's Animal Kingdom. This evening show is a limited-run engagement, to be replaced by "Rivers of Light" debuting later this year. The show takes place on Discovery River and features special effects, music, and more.

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Fulton's Crab House Becoming Paddlefish

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/26/2016

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Fulton's Crab house recently closed for an extended refurbishment. Levy Restaurant Group, which owns and operates the location, has revealed that when the restaurant opens in the Fall of 2016, it will have a a new menu and a new name. "Paddlefish" will still feature seafood (including some of Fulton's Crab house favorites) as well as steaks, chops, and more.

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2016 Pop Warner Super Bowl Dates Announced

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/25/2016

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The 2016 Pop Warner Super Bowl will be held at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex December 3 - 10, 2016.


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New Podcast: Disney Vacation Planning Tips with Disney 'Dad' Steve Cantafio

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   04/20/2016

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This week the PassPorter Moms are joined by a Disney Dad. Steve Cantafio, Travel Planner with MEI-Travel & Mouse Fan Travel, shares how to make vacation planning fun for the WHOLE family! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more. 

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Ample Hills Creamery to Open at Disney's Boardwalk

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/19/2016

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Ample Hills Creamery, a family run company famous for offering two officially-licensed Star Wars flavors, will be opening a location on Disney's Boardwalk this Spring. (I'll have a cone of Light Side, please!)

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Invictus Games To Be Held at ESPN Wide World of Sports May 8-12

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/19/2016

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The Invictus Games, the only international competition of wounded warriors, founded by Prince Harry of England, is set to begin with the opening ceremony May 8, 2016. 500 athletes from 14 countries will compete in 10 adaptive sports. Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be held in Champion Stadium, with musical acts performing at both ceremonies.


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Disney Springs Town Center to Debut May 15

Posted by: PassPorter News   04/18/2016

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The new Town Center area of Disney Springs will open on May 15. The new retail locations in the Town Center will also begin to open on May 15, with the majority being open by July 1, 2016. New stores include Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, Pandora, Tommy Bahama, Under Armour, Coca-Cola Store, Trophy Room, Edward Beiner, Lacoste, Sperry, Zara, Sephora, UGG, Vera Bradley, Volcom and others.

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