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Disney Introduces Fantasmic! Dessert & VIP Viewing Experience

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be introducing an all-new dessert experience at the nighttime spectacular, Fantasmic!, on Sept. 8. In addition to reserved seating for the show, the Dessert & VIP Viewing Experience offers offers an adult or child snack box with sweet and savory items (including chocolate covered strawberries and cheese and crackers), one bottle of water, one specialty beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), reserved seating for the show, and a souvenir light-up cup.

Islands of Adventure Update: Dragon Challenge Closes Soon (Part 1)

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Just two days ago, theme park fans had to bid farewell to two Disney attractions: the Universe of Energy pavilion at Epcot and The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Fans will soon have to get ready to say goodbye to yet another attraction (they're actually two separate coasters, but they coexist under the same name) that has been operating at Universal's Islands of Adventure since opening day: Dragon Challenge. Guests have less than a month to ride them one last time.

Islands of Adventure Update: Dragon Challenge Closes Soon (Part 2)

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Welcome to the second part of our newest Universal's Islands of Adventure photo-report. As always, we invite you to check out PART 1 of this update to enjoy even more photos taken around the park. In the previous installment, we visited Jurassic Park, Toon Lagoon, and certain parts of Marvel Superhero Island. It's time to complete our tour by walking around the rest of this themed land as well as the nearby Seuss Landing, The Lost Continent, and Hogsmeade. The adventure continues...

This Week's Special Offers at Disney Springs (August 15-19)

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Every week, select stores, restaurants, and attractions around Disney Springs offer special discounts to Guests. One of the best discounts currently available is offered by Cirque du Soleil. La Nouba tickets start at $49 for category 4 seating through December 16. Florida resident Fun Packs are also available, starting at $129 for four Category 3 seating tickets (Guests must purchase a minimum of three tickets, valid through December 16). Call 407-WDW-SEAT to learn more.

Express Transportation Suspending Operation at Walt Disney World

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The Express Transportation add-on service that has been available for the past few months at the Walt Disney World Resort will suspend operation beginning Thursday, August 24. The last day for Guests to purchase this service is Wednesday, August 16. Guests who purchase a multi-day Express Transportation ticket will be able to use this service until Wednesday, August 23. Walt Disney World Resort Guests may continue to use all other on-site transportation options.

SeaWorld to Host Final Electric Ocean Performance in September

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SeaWorld Orlando’s summer entertainment line-up may be coming to an end, but not without a final bow for park guests. Indeed, Guests will be able to enjoy extended hours and two nights of fireworks September 2 and 3. On Saturday and Sunday of the holiday weekend, SeaWorld will be open until 10 p.m. and until 7 p.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 4. The summer dance party and evening celebration Electric Ocean will begin at 8:00 p.m., culminating in the fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m.