This week the Listeners take over! Jennifer and Sara will be answering questions from our listeners about Pandora, the Walt Disney World Grand Slam, FastPass+, and much more! Plus Disney Cruise Line Fall 2018 news, an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more!
Guests at Disney's Yacht Club Resort now have a new quick service dining option - The Market at Ale & Compass. Open daily from 6:00 am - 11:30 pm, this location offers freshly made food items throughout the day as well as a Coke Freestyle machine for guests with resort refillable mugs.
Fantasmic!, the popular spectacular that takes place on the Rivers of America at Disneyland, will return this summer with updated technology and new scenes. No official opening date has been announced.
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Disney Cruise Line will be visiting Bermuda and Quebec for the first time in the Fall of 2018. For more information on itineraries, check out the Disney Cruise web site. Booking will open for the general public on May 18, 2017. Platinum Castaway Club members can book on May 15, Gold Members on May 16, and Silver Members on May 17.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Click on the links to purchase tickets!
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party takes place on the following dates:
• August 25 and 29, 2017
• September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26 and 29, 2017
• October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31, 2017
• November 1, 2017
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is currently scheduled to take place on the following dates in 2017:
• November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26 and 28
• December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21 and 22
Disney's Caribbean Beach is undergoing extensive renovations that caused the closure of the dining locations. While the food court and table service locations are closed, guests now have the option to dine at Centertown Buffet. This option is for guests of the resort only. The buffet will be one quick service credit for those using the dining plan. Breakfast prices are $13.99 per adult, and $7.99 per child. Dinner prices are $20.99 per adult, and $13.99 per child.
We already knew that the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival would be the longest festival yet at 75 days long (from August 31 - November 13, 2017). But now Disney has announced that there will be 35 food booths available this year - the most ever! So far India and Spain have been announced as new booths for this year.
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Guests who want to celebrate the 4th of July in style can now book a Cook-Out at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. For $120 plus tax per adult and $59 plus tax child, guests will enjoy grilled steak, shrimp and other barbecue favorites along with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Dessert will end the evening along with viewing of the special 4th of July fireworks from the Magic Kingdom. Book by calling 407-WDW-DINE.