This week Jennifer and Sara are taking you to a galaxy far, far away.... It is May the Fourth and we are talking Star Wars and sharing our favorite Star Wars Experiences at Disney Parks. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more!
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.
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.
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.
Image of Tree of Life contributed by iheartdumbo from the PassPorter Photo Archive
'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.
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.
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.
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!)
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.