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Tutto Gusto Adds Line of Frozen DrinksTutto Gusto Adds Line of Frozen Drinks
July 20, 2016
Tutto Gusto in Epcot's Italy pavilion is offering a new line of frozen drinks, just in time for cooling off from the summertime heat: Italian Daiquiri (Rum, lime juice, simple syrup, strawberry puree, Midori), Campari Pina Colada (Malibu rum, pineapple juice, Campari) and the Italian Margarita (Tequila, simple syrup, limoncello, lime juice). Each of these new concoctions is $14.

 

AllEarsNet TV #51: Several New Dining Options Reviewed!AllEarsNet TV #51: Several New Dining Options Reviewed!
July 18, 2016
Hosts Deb Koma and Deb Wills review three relatively new dining spots at Walt Disney World: STK Orlando located in the Landing neighborhood at Disney Springs, Echo Lake Eats kiosks at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

 

PizzeRizzo to Open This Fall at the Studios!PizzeRizzo to Open This Fall at the Studios!
July 15, 2016
PizzeRizzo, themed after the Muppets character Rizzo the Rat, will open this fall in the space formerly occupied by Toy Story Pizza Planet in Disney's Hollywood Studios.

 

Club Villain Returns for Halloween Season!Club Villain Returns for Halloween Season!
July 15, 2016
Club Villain at Sunset Showcase at Disney's Hollywood Studios will return on Friday and Saturday nights from September 2 to October 29, and on Halloween night, October 31. The specially ticketed event features performances, food, cocktails and encounters with some of the greatest Disney villains. Two "Club Villain" experiences will be held each Friday and Saturday night, with starting times at 5:15 and 8:30 p.m. Reservations can be made in advance online or by calling 407-939-3463. Price is $129/person. A separate ticket for admission to Disney's Hollywood Studios is required.

 

Hollywood Studios Offers Early Morning MagicHollywood Studios Offers Early Morning Magic
July 13, 2016
Beginning August 1, Disney Early Morning Magic will be offered at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Disney Early Morning Magic launched at Magic Kingdom in April of this year to give guests the opportunity to be among the first to experience theme park attractions and breakfast inside the park.
At the Studios, Early Morning Magic begins at 7:45 a.m., when guests can enter the park and experience several attractions and character meet-and-greets: Star Tours - The Adventures Continue, Toy Story Mania!, Pixar Place character greetings (with Woody and Buzz), Mickey and Minnie on Commissary Lane and Olaf at Celebrity Spotlight. An all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast will be available at ABC Commissary from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets, which are limited, cost $69 for adults and $59 for children ages 3-9 (plus tax). Book Disney Early Morning Magic for Disney's Hollywood Studios at DisneyWorld.com/EarlyMorningMagic or call 407-827-7350. (A theme park ticket is required in addition to the Disney Early Morning Magic ticket. Disney Early Morning Magic is also a separate experience than Extra Magic Hours, which are held on different dates).

EDITOR'S NOTE: Disney Early Morning Magic also has been extended through September 30, 2016, for the Magic Kingdom.

 

Tiffins Adds New "Taste of Tiffins" OptionTiffins Adds New "Taste of Tiffins" Option
July 07, 2016
Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom has introduced a new item on its adult lunchtime menu. For just $28, you can try a "Taste of Tiffins," which includes a choice of two of the following, served with Jade Blend Rice: Flash-fried Icy Blue Mussels; Black-Eyed Pea Fritters; Crispy Yellowtail Snapper; Sustainable Seasonal Fish Crudo; 72-Hour Beef Short Rib; Salad of Roasted Baby Beets; Market Vegetable Curry; Marinated Grilled Octopus; Chermoula Rubbed Chicken; or Masa and Pulled Pork Tamale.

 

Tiffins Adds Lunch OptionTiffins Adds Lunch Option
July 05, 2016
Tiffins has added a less expensive lunch option

 

REVIEW:  WDW's New Attractions and Offerings AllEarsNet TV #50REVIEW: WDW's New Attractions and Offerings AllEarsNet TV #50
July 03, 2016
Deb Wills and Deb Koma review the new attractions, shows and offerings which have debuted at Walt Disney World this summer. Included in the review are: Epcot's Frozen Ever After, Royal Sommerhus, and Soarin'. Animal Kingdom's Jungle Book Alive with Magic show and dinner package and the Tree of Life. They finish at Disney's Hollywood Studios with the new character meet and greets, Toy Story's 3rd track and the Star Wars A Galactic Spectacular Show.

 

Disney's Hollywood Studios: Star Wars A Galactic Spectacular DebutsDisney's Hollywood Studios: Star Wars A Galactic Spectacular Debuts
July 02, 2016
All you need to know with new information and photos!

 

D23 Sip and Scream Event Tickets on Sale SoonD23 Sip and Scream Event Tickets on Sale Soon
June 30, 2016
Tickets for D23's Sip and Scream event on October 5, 2016, at Walt Disney World will go on sale Monday, July 11 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets cost $125, plus a $5 processing fee. As part of the event, D23 Members will celebrate Halloween and the 21st Epcot International Food and Wine Festival by experiencing delectable dining, spooky entertainment, and a special taping of ABC's Emmy Award-winning series The Chew. D23 Members will also attend an exclusive presentation in World Showcase, then will proceed to reserved seating at the Eat to the Beat concert at the America Gardens Theatre. The event culminates in a Halloween spooktacular-themed dessert reception at Epcot's Isle de France with VIP viewing of the nighttime spectacular, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Each Sip and Scream guest will receive a copy of The Chew cookbook, a $25 Disney Gift Card to taste some of the delicious offerings at the Food and Wine Festival, and of course, unforgettable memories of a frightfully fabulous day. For more details, visit D23.com.

 

Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party Changing LocationGalactic Spectacular Dessert Party Changing Location
June 30, 2016
The location of A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party is moving beginning July 10, 2016. The dessert party, which includes a selection of Star Wars-themed desserts and specialty drinks -- including alcoholic beverage options -- along with a reserved viewing area for the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectactular fireworks show and a souvenir Chewbacca stein, is currently held outdoors in an area to the left of the Chinese Theatre. Beginning July 10, check-in for the party will be outside of Star Wars Launch Bay, while the party itself will be held inside the Launch Bay. Party-goers will be escorted to an outdoor VIP viewing are for the nighttime show 15 minutes before it begins. Price for the dessert party: Adult (age 10 and over): $69; Child (ages 3 to 9): $39. (Disney dining plan entitlements may not be redeemed for this event, and there are no discounts available.) Tax and gratuity are included; theme park admission is not. There is no seating available for this party, but wheelchairs and ECVs can be accommodated.

 

Breakfast Now Served at La Cantina de San AngelBreakfast Now Served at La Cantina de San Angel
June 29, 2016
Now that neighboring Norway pavilion opens at 9 a.m. to accommodate all the Frozen-lovers, the Mexico pavilion in Epcot has followed suit. The pavilion opens at 9 a.m., with its quick-service La Cantina de San Angel open for breakfast.

 

Preview of Pete's Dragon Screened in ParksPreview of Pete's Dragon Screened in Parks
June 29, 2016
Beginning July 1, 2016, a sneak preview of scenes from Disney's all-new "Pete's Dragon" will be screened at Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.
At Disney's Hollywood Studios, the preview of "Pete's Dragon" will be presented as part of the One Man's Dream attraction.
At Disney California Adventure will get to see this advance look at clips from the film in 3D with special in-theater effects at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land.
"Pete's Dragon" is the reimagining of the Disney film adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just happens to be a dragon. "Pete's Dragon" opens in theaters in 3D on August 12, 2016.

 

Book HalloWishes Premium Package Now!Book HalloWishes Premium Package Now!
June 29, 2016
The HalloWishes Fireworks Dessert Premium Package, available during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party on select nights from September 2 to October 31, is now available for booking. The package includes reserved viewing of Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade on Main Street U.S.A. and is followed by a private fireworks dessert party at Tomorrowland Terrace. The Happy HalloWishes Dessert Premium Package costs $79 for adults or $47 for children (ages 3 to 9), plus tax. This Package does NOT include admission to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, which must be purchased separately.

 

4th of July Celebrations Around the World!4th of July Celebrations Around the World!
June 28, 2016
Independence Day will be celebrated all around Walt Disney World this July 4 (and even on July 3 in some places), with fireworks, specially dressed characters, patriotic music and merchandise.

 

2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Details2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Details
June 27, 2016
Details for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which runs September 14 through November 14, 2016, were announced at a special Tables in Wonderland Sneak Preview on June 26. We have photos and all the information on our Food and Wine Festival pages here.

        Related Links:
         -- Chase Lounge for Chase Cardmembers Returns
         -- Tables in Wonderland Members Pre-Booking Starts July 19
         -- Eat to the Beat Concert Series
         -- Special Dining Experiences
         -- Global Marketplaces - Full Listing!
         -- "Deminar" Details Released
         -- 2016 Food and Wine Festival Preview!
         -- Festival Preview Photos
         -- Cast of ABC's "The Chew" Returns October 5-7!

 

Frozen Ever After Opens to Record CrowdsFrozen Ever After Opens to Record Crowds
June 22, 2016
Frozen Ever After opened June 21st to record crowds and wait times (over 300 minutes).

        Related Links:
         -- Frozen Ever After - What Parents Need to Know.
         -- Frozen Ever After POV Video
         -- Royal Sommerhus: Anna and Elsa Meet and Greet Photos

 

Book Holiday Wishes Dessert Party Now!Book Holiday Wishes Dessert Party Now!
June 21, 2016
Reservations are now open for the Holiday Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party at the Magic Kingdom! The Holiday Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party offers guests a reserved viewing location on Main Street, U.S.A. for Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, followed by a private dessert party with a reserved viewing area at Tomorrowland Terrace for the Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks spectacular. The price for the Package is $79 for adults, and $49 for children ages 3-9 (not including tax). The Package does NOT include admission to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, which must be purchased separately. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is available select nights in November and December.

 

Magic Kingdom Guide Map 6/17/16Magic Kingdom Guide Map 6/17/16
June 19, 2016
The Magic Kingdom has updated their guide map

 

Soarin' Around the World Opens!Soarin' Around the World Opens!
June 19, 2016
Soarin' Around the World opened June 17, 2016 with brand new projections, technology and a new movie. In addition, a third theatre has been added in hopes of reducing stand-by wait times.