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Ears the News: May 25, 2018 Edition


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The Magic Kingdom's firework dessert party offering is expanding to include a new 'After the Fireworks' party.

Priced at $69 for adults and $41 for children, the party offers viewing of the fireworks from the Plaza Gardens, followed by a dessert party in the Tomorrowland Terrace.
Photo courtesy of WDWMagic.com


Reservations can be made on 407-WDW-DINE for nights beginning May 28, 2018.

May 28 will also see a new menu, including more savory snacks such as spinach dip and house-made mini eggrolls, as well as the Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake from Liberty Tree Tavern.

The original pre-fireworks dessert party will continue to be offered, but will see a price increase from May 28.

Walt Disney Presents at Disney's Hollywood Studios is now showing a sneak peek of the upcoming Disney•Pixar's "Incredibles 2".

The sneak peek will show the first 10 minutes of the movie, which is set for its debut in theaters on June 15, 2018.

Through June 29, Annual Passholders can see a passholder-only showing between 9am and 10am.

Disney's Hollywood Studios is offering a couple of Annual Passholder exclusive offerings May 18 through June 29, 2018.

First up is a double discount at Hollywood & Vine, which means 20% off breakfast, lunch or dinner.

At Walt Disney Presents, there is a passholder exclusive viewing of the Incredibles 2 sneak peek from 9am to 10am.

Mickey's of Hollywood, Celebrity 5 & 10, Keystone Clothiers, and Once Upon a Time will all be selling the Toy Story Land MagicBand to passholders before it goes on sale to all guests June 30.

Finally, passholders can get a Donald Duck summer magnet gift at Mickey's of Hollywood, Celebrity 5 & 10, Keystone Clothiers, Once Upon a Time or Walt Disney Presents.

Walt Disney World lost and found service has now moved online - powered by Chargerback, which provides lost and found services for airlines and other tourism and entertainment companies.

Instead of needing to visit or phone the Lost and Found center, you'll be able to report a lost item on https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_CA/guest-services/lost-and-found/.

The page will direct you to Chargerback, where you will complete a form. Once you fill out the online form you will receive an email notification with your Lost Item claim number. Disney will then continue to look for your item and provide you with an email update within 48 hours.

Favorite Disney•Pixar super heroes will take over Tomorrowland – celebrating all things super from May 25, 2018.

Guests will party with Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone from Disney•Pixar's 'The Incredibles' and upcoming 'Incredibles 2.'
Photo courtesy of WDWMagic.com.

For the first time ever, guests will get to see Edna Mode, the greatest superhero costume designer.

The super heroes will interact with guests throughout the land. And the festivities culminate with a 'SUPER' dance party on the Rocket Tower Stage.

Here is the lineup for the Incredible Tomorrowland Expo:
  • Super Party Time 2-7pm daily – A dance party at the Rockettower Plaza Stage featuring characters, variety acts and your favorite tunes. Party with Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone from Disney•Pixar's 'The Incredibles' and upcoming 'Incredibles 2, ' and for the first time ever, guests will get to see Edna Mode, the greatest superhero costume designer. 
  • Super Super Fans intermittently from 10am-6:30pm
  • Jack-Jack Diaper Dash 12pm daily - Register to participate in the babies crawling race at the stage starting at 10:30am. Space is limited.
  • Moments in Super History – Photo backdrops near Carousel of Progress, Space Mountain and Cool Ship.
Special Incredibles Food and Drink Specials:
  • Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies
    • Edna Mode’s “No Capes, Just Crepes” Sundaes
    • Nutella Crêpe topped with ice cream and berries
  • Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café
    • Super Food Salad - Kale and spinach salad with quinoa, avocado, blueberries, and pico de gallo
    • Super Stretchy Burger inspired by Mrs. Incredible - Flame grilled angus burger piled high with deep fried mozzarella sticks, American cheese, slow roasted bacon and garlic ranch sauce on a fresh baked brioche bun
  • Lunching Pad
    • Mrs. Incredible Pretzel Mask – soft pretzel topped with black salt
    • Jack-Jack Cookies – freshly baked mini-cookies to take on the go
  • Tomorrowland Terrace
    • Dash Pizza - Pepperoni and cheese Sicilian-style pizza
The 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will take place November 18 to December 30, 2018. 
Photo courtesy of WDWMagic.com.


The Candlelight Processional also returns this year and for the first time, will open for Thanksgiving on November 22 and run through December 30.

Celebrity narrators are yet to be announced.






Disney has announced that Star Wars Galaxy's Edge will officially open in Walt Disney World late fall 2019.

The new land is currently under construction at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and will boast two E-ticket attractions - a battle escape, and a flight aboard the Millennium Falcon.

The Disneyland Resort version of the land will open first, in summer 2019.


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