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‘Disney After Hours’ returns to Walt Disney World® Resort

Walt Disney World® Resort has announced the extension of events giving guests after-hours access to some of the resort’s favorite attractions and character experiences.

On select nights, Magic Kingdom®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Parks will remain open 3 extra hours for those with special event tickets for Disney After Hours. Admission, which begins early at 7p, includes select attractions and character meet & greets as well as food and beverage offerings like ice cream novelties, popcorn, and select bottled beverages. A limited number of tickets will be sold for each night of the event.

Here’s more details on the event:







Contact your Magic Maker® for more details and to secure your tickets!

Parks will officially close to Guests who haven’t purchased Disney After Hours tickets. Number of tickets available is limited. All tickets are non-refundable, non-transferrable and are only valid for admission during the special event date and hours. All attractions, entertainment and experiences are subject to change without notice.

‘Eat to the Beat’ Dining Package Returns to Epcot®

One of our guests’ favorite way to enjoy the Eat to the Beat Concert Series is returning to the 2019 Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival!

On select days, you can Rock ‘n’ Dine by pairing a delicious meal at select Epcot® table service restaurants with that evening’s Eat to the Beat show! After enjoying your meal, you will receive a pass for reserved seating for one of that evening’s showcases.

Reservations open May 15th for Dining packages at the following Epcot® restaurants:

  • Biergarten Restaurant
    Lunch: $55 for adults | $31 for kids
    Dinner: $55 for adults | $31 for kids
  • Chefs de France
    Lunch: $60.99 for adults | $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $69.99 for adults | $21.99 for kids
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
    Lunch: $69 for adults | $22 for kids
    Dinner: $69 for adults | $22 for kids
  • The Garden Grill Restaurant
    Breakfast: $49 for adults | $30 for kids
    Lunch: $63 for adults | $38 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults | $38 for kids
  • La Hacienda de San Angel
    Dinner: $82 for adults | $23 for kids
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant
    Lunch: $52 for adults | $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $59.95 for adults | $18.50 for kids
  • Restaurant Marrakesh
    Lunch: $52 for adults | $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults | $19 for kids
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
    Lunch: $57 for adults | $22 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults | $22 for kids
  • San Angel Inn Restaurante
    Lunch: $60 for adults | $20 for kids
    Dinner: $75 for adults | $23 for kids
  • Spice Road Table
    Lunch: $52 for adults | $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults | $19 for kids
  • Teppan Edo
    Lunch: $68 for adults | $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults | $22 for kids
  • Tokyo Dining
    Lunch: $68 for adults | $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults | $22 for kids
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante
    Lunch: $64 for adults | $22 for kids
    Dinner: $70 for adults | $25 for kids
  • Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
    Lunch: $54 for adults | $20 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults | $24 for kids

Plus tax and gratuity

Breakfast packages include one (1) buffet or family-style dining meal (where applicable). Lunch or dinner packages include an appetizer, entrée and dessert—or one (1) full buffet or family-style dining (where applicable)—along with a non-alcoholic beverage. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Guests utilizing a Disney Dining Plan may opt to use (2) Table-Service Entitlements. Separate park admission is required. While purchasing the Eat to the Beat Dinner Package is not required to see the show, it will provide you with a guaranteed seat!

This years line up includes:

  • Aug. 29-31 – Plain White T’s
  • Sep. 1-2 – Sawyer Brown – NEW!
  • Sep. 3-4 – MercyMe
  • Sep. 5-6 – Grace Kelly – NEW!
  • Sep. 7-8 – Zach Williams – NEW!
  • Sep. 9-10 – Lauren Daigle – NEW!
  • Sep. 11-12 – Jimmie Allen NEW!
  • Sep. 13-15 – TBD
  • Sep. 16-17 – The Allman Betts Band
  • Sep. 18-19 – Everclear
  • Sep. 20-22 – STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas
  • Sep. 23-24 – Post Modern Jukebox
  • Sep. 25-26 – Blue Oct.
  • Sep. 27-29 – Mark Wills
  • Sep. 30-Oct. 2 – Sugar Ray
  • Oct. 3-9 – TBD
  • Oct. 10-11 – Boyce Avenue – NEW!
  • Oct. 12-13 – Southern Avenue – NEW!
  • Oct. 14-15 – TBD
  • Oct. 16-17 – 38 Special
  • Oct. 18-20 – Baha Men
  • Oct. 21-22 – Billy Ocean
  • Oct. 23-25 – Sheila E
  • Oct. 26-27 – High Valley
  • Oct. 28-30 – Hanson
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 1 – Sheena Easton
  • Nov. 2-3 – Kris Allen – NEW!
  • Nov. 4-6 – Boyz II Men
  • Nov. 7-8 – The Hooters
  • Nov. 9-11 – Big Bad Voo Doo Daddy
  • Nov. 12-18 – TBD
  • Nov. 19 – D’Capella NEW!

Entertainment and artist appearances are subject to change without notice

If you have already planned a Fall visit to experience the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival, ask your Magic Maker® about adding the Eat to the Beat Dinner Package to your plans.

Disney® Visa® Free Dining 2019 Available for Select August Dates

Disney® Visa® Cardmembers Can Get Disney FREE Dining 2019 with the purchase of select Disney Resort Hotel Packages

Gather ’round the table for the tastiest vacation offer available at the Walt Disney World® Resort! Disney FREE Dining 2019 is back exclusively for Disney® Visa® Cardmembers! Availability on this offer is limited, so don’t delay!

Now through Jun. 16, 2019, Disney® Visa® Cardmembers purchasing a non-discounted Disney Resort Hotel package including a minimum 4-night stay with 4-day or longer Park Hopper® or Park Hopper® Plus Option tickets at participating Disney Value or Moderate Resorts and get the Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan for FREE. Or, buy a non-discounted Disney Resort Hotel package including a minimum 4-night stay with 4-day or longer Park Hopper® or Park Hopper® Plus Option tickets at participating Disney Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Resorts and get the Disney Dining Plan for FREE. Upgrades to a different dining plan are available at an additional cost.

Disney® Visa® Cardmember FREE Dining Booking Window:
Now -Jun. 16, 2019

Disney® Visa® Cardmembers FREE Dining Travel Window:
Valid for arrivals most nights Aug. 1 – 21, 2019

Some of the best family memories are made during a family dinner! Contact your Magic Maker® Travel Professional today for your taste of these scrumptious savings!

Request a Quote

*Disney® Visa® Cardmembers FREE Dining Packages booked at a participating Disney Value or Moderate Resort will receive the Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan for free. Participating Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts will receive the Disney Dining Plan for free. Upgrades to dining plans are available at an additional cost. Ask your Magic Maker® which Dining Plan may be best for your family. Must use a valid Disney® Visa® Card or Disney Rewards Redemption Card to pay the deposit. Disney® Visa® Cardmember must stay in room

To qualify for the Disney® Visa® Cardmembers FREE Dining 2019 promotion, a minimum stay of 4-nights and 4-day Base Ticket with Park Hopper® or Park Hopper® Plus option is required. The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Advance reservation required. Theme park tickets valid for admission beginning on date of check-in and must be used within a limited number of days, depending on length of stay and ticket. Visit disneydestinationstickets.com/usage for more details. Children ages 3 to 9 must choose from the children’s menu, if available. Gratuities are not included. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Everyone in the same room must be on the same package. Offer excludes the following room types: 3-bedroom villas, campsites, Cabins at Copper Creek villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Bungalows at Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, and The Little Mermaid standard rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

Because Advance Dining Reservations (ADR) open 180 days in advance, some table service restaurants may have limited or no availability at the time of booking. No group rates or other discounts apply. Offers cannot be combined and are nontransferable. Advance reservations required. Disney® Visa® FREE Dining 2019 offer is subject to change without notice.

Walt Disney World® Resort 2019 Summer Meal Offer

Get a FREE Quick-Service meal per person, per night with the purchase of select Disney Resort Hotel Packages!

Summer 2019 is a tasty time to discover all-new experiences and have the vacation of your dreams at the Walt Disney World® Resort! Availability on this special offer is limited, so don’t delay!

Now through Jun. 30, 2019, purchase a non-discounted Disney Resort Hotel package including a minimum 3-night stay and theme park tickets at participating Disney Value  or Moderate Resorts and get one FREE Quick-Service Meal per person per night. Upgrades to the traditional Quick-Service Dining Plan or Plus Disney Dining Plan are available at an additional cost! Ask your Magic Maker® which dining plan may be best for your family.

Disney 2019 Summer Meal Offer Booking Window:
Now-Jun. 30, 2019

Disney 2019 Summer Meal Offer Travel Window:
Valid for arrivals most nights May 28-Aug. 21, 2019

Contact your Magic Maker® today for your taste of these scrumptious savings!

Request a Quote

 

The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Everyone in the same room must be on the same package. Advance reservations are required. Theme park tickets valid for admission beginning on date of check-in and must be used within a limited number of days, depending on length of stay and ticket. Visit disneydestinationstickets.com/usage for more details. Each quick-service meal includes one entrée and one non-alcoholic beverage (or, if age 21 or over, one beer, wine or cocktail). Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Offer excludes Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter, Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort and The Little Mermaid Standard Rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. Children ages 3 to 9 must choose from the children’s menu, if available. Most beer, wine and cocktails included. Some exceptions apply. Must present valid ID to be served alcoholic beverages. May only be redeemed with the quick-service meal. Gratuities are not included.

Spring and Summer 2019 Savings at Walt Disney World® Resort

Soak Up the Sun & Savings at the Walt Disney World® Resort

New family memories are waiting to be made at “The Most Magical Place on Earth” in 2019! You’ll enjoy a magical mix of new and unforgettable experiences – from “playing big” in the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® to celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Lion King inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and soaking up a variety of new, limited-time experiences at Magic Kingdom® park, your upcoming trip is a dream come true for kids ‘n’ grown-ups alike!

Contact your Magic Maker® Travel Professional today for pricing and availability! Book early for best availability and pricing!

The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length of stay requirements may apply. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room. Additional per-adult charges may apply if more than two adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts and Studios at Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts. Advance reservations required. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Offer excludes the following room types: 3-bedroom villas, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, the Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows. Important Details About Reservations Qualifying for the Disney Gift Card: One Disney Gift Card per reservation. If you complete online check-in in advance, the digital Disney Gift Card will be emailed to you on the day of your arrival. Otherwise, you’ll be asked for your email address when you check in at the Front Desk of your Disney Resort hotel—and the digital Disney Gift Card will be sent to that email address. The email will contain a bar code for using the digital Disney Gift Card, and the usage locations will be listed in the disclaimer. If you don’t receive your Disney Gift Card in your inbox, please check your spam folder or stop by the Front Desk for assistance. Disney Gift Card is usable only to buy goods and services at participating locations including the Disneyland Resort; Walt Disney World Resort; Disney Cruise Line; Disney store locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico; and shopDisney.com. Not refundable or redeemable for cash unless required by law. Not redeemable to purchase another gift card or towards previously purchased goods or services. Not a credit or debit card. Does not expire and no fees apply. Lost, stolen, or damaged gift cards cannot be replaced without required proof of purchase and complete gift card number. Disney Gift Card Services, Inc. (“DGCS”) is the card issuer and sole obligor to cardholder and is not responsible for any unauthorized use of card. Card is valid only if obtained at select Disney locations in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico or authorized third-party distributors. Card is not valid and will not be honored if obtained from unauthorized sellers or resellers, including through Internet auction sites. For balance inquiry, participating locations, and additional terms and conditions (including arbitration agreement) for this gift card, visit DisneyGiftCard.com or call (877) 650-4327. DGCS reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the gift card upon notice at DisneyGiftCard.com. Purchase, use or acceptance of card constitutes acceptance of these terms.

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets Available

Magic Kingdom® Park has announced dates for this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! While full details of the specially-ticketed party have not been released, we do know that “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” “A Frozen Holiday Wish,” and “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration” are scheduled to return!

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Event Dates

  • Nov. – 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 and 24
  • Dec. – 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 and 22

Pricing varies by date, but start at $99 in advance or $109 at the gate, if available, plus tax.

Contact your Magic Maker® today to secure your tickets as some dates will sell out!

All entertainment subject to change

Upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort runDisney Event Presale

Year after year, runDisney continues to be the premier destination race series that delivers magical moments to last a lifetime. First time runners and experienced endurance athletes alike enjoy spectacular runs through Disney theme parks on some of the most magical courses on Earth!

With 4 themed weekends that take place at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida (races at the Disneyland® Resort in California have been temporarily suspended), there’s a race experience that’s perfect for each member of your family! Marathon or half marathon races headline each runDisney weekend, but other offerings include 10Ks, 5Ks, Kids Races and a runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. And of course, each race has it’s own bling! The more races you complete, the more coveted finisher medals you’ll earn! There are also challenge medal that are awarded to runners who complete more than one race during a race weekend!

Don’t miss out on the fun! And now for a limited time, you can book your stay and secure your Race Registration (bib) for three upcoming events before they go on sale to the general public!

2020 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Jan. 8-12, 2020

2020 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Feb. 20-23, 2020

2020 Star Wars™ Rival Run Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Apr. 16-19, 2020

 

Select from one of these two great offers:

Contact your Magic Maker® today! Availability is limited!

Request a Quote


By | 2019-04-03T15:08:32-05:00 April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Disney News, Walt Disney World News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – What We Know About Batuu

Back in August of 2015, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that a brand-new, 14-acre Star Wars-themed land was coming to Disneyland® Park in Southern California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® in Florida. Since then, anticipation has reached galactic proportions as construction and details of the largest single-themed land expansion at both parks has progressed.

Let’s take a look at what we know so far about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. We’ll keep the page updated as more details emerge.

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Artist Rendering. Actual construction may vary. © Disney/Lucasfilm

‘Disney Early Morning Magic’

Walt Disney World® Resort is featuring two special events giving guests breakfast and early morning access to favorite Magic Kingdom® Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® attractions.

On select mornings, Disney Early Morning Magic will allow limited-entry, first-access to Magic Kingdom® Park’s Fantasyland® or Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Toy Story Land before operating hours. This is a great option for guests who want to get a jump-start on their day at “The Most Magical Place on Earth.”

Entry requires purchase of regular theme park admission and a separate ticket to Disney Early Morning Magic. Below is additional information on the event:

Contact your Magic Maker® travel professional for more details and to secure your tickets!

Magic Kingdom® Park (Dec. 2, 2018 and after): Official Check-in will take place near the far left Touchpoints of the Main Entrance to Magic Kingdom park beginning at 7:30 AM. Starting at 7:45 AM, event Guests will be admitted into the park and guided into Fantasyland. Guests arriving after 7:45 AM should check in inside the park on the Teacups bridge. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Princess Fairytale Hall, “it’s a small world”, Under the Sea ~ Adventures of the Little Mermaid and Mad Tea Party are the only attractions that will be operational during this special event. From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM, breakfast will be available at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café. Guests who have purchased both regular theme park admission and special event entry will receive an event wristband for identification upon check-in.
Around 9:00 AM, the theme park will open to Guests with regular Magic Kingdom admission tickets and event-only attraction access will end. Please note that regular theme park admission is required for this event, in addition to Disney Early Morning Magic admission. The number of Guests admitted to these events is limited. In addition, all reservations are non-refundable, non-transferrable and are only valid for admission during the special event date and hours. All attractions, entertainment and experiences are subject to change without notice.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®: Separate Disney’s Hollywood Studios admission is required. Check-in will take place at the Main Entrance to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests who have purchased both regular Disney’s Hollywood Studios admission and Disney Early Morning Magic event entry will receive a wristband for identification upon check-in. During this special event, the only attractions available will be Slinky Dog Dash, Alien Swirling Saucers and Toy Story Mania! along with opportunities to meet Buzz, Woody and Jessie. Guests must be 38” or taller to experience Slinky Dog Dash and 32” or taller to experience Alien Swirling Saucers. Guests with a 7:30 AM reservation will begin in Toy Story Land and breakfast will be available from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Other reservation times may be available based on capacity. At approximately 9:00 AM, the theme park will open to Guests with regular theme park admission tickets and event-only attraction access will end. If using Walt Disney World Transportation, please confirm transportation schedules as reservation times may be outside of transportation operating hours. Please allow up to 1.5 hours to get to your destination when traveling within Walt Disney World property. The number of Guests admitted to these events is limited. In addition, all reservations are non-refundable, non-transferrable and are only valid for admission during the special event date and hours. All attractions, entertainment and experiences are subject to change without notice.

By | 2019-02-25T14:25:41-05:00 February 25th, 2019|Categories: Disney News, Walt Disney World News|Tags: |1 Comment