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New Podcast: Sensational Summer Snacks with AJ Wolfe from the Disney Food Blog
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/09/2014

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What is hot AND cool this summer at Walt Disney World? AJ Wolfe from the Disney Food Blog joins Jennifer and Sara to talk about food trucks, new snacks, and what to eat to beat the heat during the dogs days of summer. Plus an update from our friends at AllEars.Net, a photo contest hint and more. 

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'Frozen' Summer Fun Premier Package
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/08/2014



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Guests visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios to enjoy the 'Frozen' festivities this summer now have the option to purchase a VIP package that includes refreshments at Bill & Min's Dockside Diner, along with access to a reserved viewing area for the 11:00 am Anna and Elsa's Royal Welcome Procession, a reserved seat for "For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration," and an exclusive dessert party at 8:30 pm with reserved viewing for the Frozen Fireworks Spectacular. The package is $59 per adult and $34 per child, park admission is required.

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Celebrity Narrators for 2014 Candlelight Processional Announced
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/08/2014



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A partial list of celebrity Narrators for the 2014 Candlelight Processional has been announced (subject to change):

11/28-11/29 - Jodi Benson
11/30-12/4 - TBD
12/5-12/6 - Whoopi Goldberg
12/7-12/14 - TBD
12/15-12/17 - Sharon Stone
12/18-12/20 - Ana Gasteyer
12/21-12/23 - Marlee Matlin
12/24-12/27 - TBD
12/28-12/30 - Steven Curtis Chapman



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Dinner Packages for Candlelight Processional Announced
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/08/2014



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The 2014 Candlelight Processional will be held in the America Gardens Theatre at Epcot from November 28 - December 30, 2014. The nightly narration of the Christmas Story features celebrity narrators accompanied by a full choir and orchestra. The Candlelight Dinner Package includes lunch or dinner at select restaurants and reserved seating for one of the Candlelight Processional performances. Participating restaurants this year are Biergarten, Chefs de France, Coral Reef, Garden Grill, La Hacienda de San Angel, Nine Dragons, Restaurant Marrakesh, Rose & Crown Pub, San Angel Inn, Teppan Edo, Tokyo Dining, Tutto Italia, and Via Napoli. Lunch packages start at $35 per person for lunch and $50 per person for dinner. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 407-WDW-DINE or online at disneyworld.com/dining.

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New Blog Entry: Which Disney Character Are You? Take Our Quiz!
Authored by: Jennifer Marx on 07/04/2014

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Our friends at Celebrations magazine are sharing another of their fabulous quizzes with PassPorter this month. Here's a fun quiz by Jennifer Bright Reich that helps you find out which famous Disney character you are most like! The personality test is just for fun, but I'd still love to see them! Share them on Facebook, Twitter, or just reply to this blog post. How did I do? Which Disney Character Are You? About the quiz author: Jennifer Bright Reich is the director of partnerships and marketing at Celebrations Press, publisher of Celebrations magazine and the Guide to the Magic book series, at http://www.celebrationspress.com. She is anxiously awaiting her family’s n... Keep reading ...

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New Podcast: PassPorter 101: Books, Websites, and the Message Board - Oh My!
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/01/2014

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So by now you likely know about PassPorter's Walt Disney World. But did you know that PassPorter also has other guidebooks, hundreds of articles, THOUSANDS of hi-resolution photographs, e-books, e-worksheets, and a message board with over 65,000 members? We also made a new site map to help you find things on our web site! This week Jennifer and Sara help you navigate the PassPorter universe. Plus an update from AllEats.Net, a random photo contest hint, and more!

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Table-Side PhotoPass Prints Sales to be Discontinued
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/01/2014



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Beginning July 27, 2014, table-side photo print sales will be discontinued at Chef Mickey's, 1900 Park Fare, 'Ohana, Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, and Tusker House. Guests will be able to view the photo on My Disney Experience instead. Cinderella's Royal Table and Akershus will continue to offer print packages until January 4, 2015. Beginning January 5, 2015, the photos will no longer be included in the cost of the meal.

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New 'Ultimate Day' VIP Tours Announced for Families and Thrill Seekers
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/01/2014



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Two new tours are now available through the Walt Disney World VIP Tours office. For families with young children, the "Ultimate Day for Young Families" tour includes a full day of touring with younger riders in mind, visiting three out of four theme parks as well as a stop at a resort for lunch. The "Ultimate Day of Thrills" tour includes stops at Magic Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom to hit all of "the mountains," as well as other e-ticket attractions and also includes a stop at a resort for lunch. Each attraction is guided by a VIP Tour Guide and is 6 - 7 hours long. The tours are offered Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays and are $299 per person (valid park admission is also required). A 15% discount is offered for Disney Vacation Club Members, Disney Visa cardholders, and Annual Passholders.

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Cinderella's Royal Table to Close for Refurbishment January 5
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/01/2014



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Cinderella's Royal Table, home to the popular Princess character meal in the Magic Kingdom, will close for refurbishment January 5, 2015 and is tentatively scheduled to re-open March 6, 2015. Guests wishing to schedule a Princess meal should consider Akershus in Epcot or dinner at 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort.

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New Podcast: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, FastPass+ Changes and More from Sara's Trip to Walt Disney World
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 06/25/2014

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Sara has recently returned from Walt Disney World and experienced lots of new things including the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, the Festival of Fantasy parade, new restaurants, new FastPass+ changes, and more! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a random photo contest hint, and news. 

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