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This week Jennifer and Sara are visiting Disney's Old Key West Resort, a Deluxe Villa Resort. Since Sara has never been there, we'll see if Jennifer can convince her that it is worth a visit! Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more!
Posted by: PassPorter News 06/13/2018 (6 days ago)
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The popular Minnie Van service that cropped up last year is now available across the Walt Disney World resort. Initially the service was at a few deluxe resorts, then expanded from there. The Minnie Van is a private van service that you can request using the Lyft app on your mobile device. Rides are $25 per trip, and are available between 6:30 am an 12:30 am.
This year's Epcot Food and Wine Festival will open up event booking on June 14, 2018 at 9 am ET. New events this year include Sunday Brunch with the Chef and several Food & Beverage Pairings on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Returning events include Cheese Seminars, Culinary Demonstrations, Beverage Seminars, Party for the Senses, and Mix It Make It Celebrate It! Booking for these above events opens to the general public on June 14, 2018, either online or by calling 407-939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may book online or by calling Member Services at 800-800-9800.
A free app coming this summer, Play DIsney Parks, will allow guests to play with family and friends while waiting in line for some favorite attractions at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. You'll be able to do activities that interact with select attraction queues and play games that bring favorite Disney stories to life. You can also earn and share digital collectibles when you get achievements, earned for experiences both in the app and across the Disney parks. There's also a Disney trivia feature!
This week Jennifer and Sara are continuing their series on Walt Disney World Resorts with Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa! Why do we love this Deluxe Villa option? Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more!
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A new live music act, the Blueberry Grass Band, will begin performing at the Mill Stage in the Canada Pavilion at Epcot on June 13. The six-person band performs with string bass, guitar, violin, drums, and banjo, and has performed in 20 countries as well as on “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
A new Disney Junior-themed dance party will debut this fall at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The live show will feature characters from popular Disney Junior shows on TV, including “Mickey and the Roadster Racers,” “Doc McStuffins,” “The Lion Guard” and the newest hit series “Vampirina.” The dance party will be hosted by Finn Fiesta and Deejay.
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Bonjour! This week Jennifer and Sara will be discussing Sara's recent trip to Disneyland Paris. We'll review the hotel, theme parks, and select restaurants. Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more!
On select dates in 2018, guests can book an After Fireworks Dessert Party at the Tomorrowland Terrace. The party is available July 3-4 and on select dates during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. Price is $69/adult and $41/child age 3-9, and includes all-you-care-to-eat- desserts and snacks as well as access to a special fireworks viewing area in the Plaza Garden. Make reservations at 407-WDW-DINE.