Walt Disney World Resort Update for October 20-26, 2015

by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix, staff writer
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Update for October 20–26, 2015

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News and Views

Soarin' grounded starting January 4 | Candlelight Processional narrator list finalizedThe dish on dining changes | Disney Vacation Club hosts exclusive holiday meals for members | Views Around the World | This and That | Crowd Forecast

Soarin' grounded starting January 4

Epcot's Soarin' attraction will halt service as of January 4, 2016, the Disney Parks Blog announced last week. The ride will reopen sometime in "summer of 2016" as Soarin' Around the World, with a new ride film that will "take guests on a journey to far-flung lands."

Soarin' is the twin to Soarin' Over California at Disney's California Adventure, and opened in 2005. The 5-minute simulated hang glider ride currently offers a tour of California destinations, from Big Sur and Monterey to Palm Springs and Disneyland. The current film features a score by composer Jerry Goldsmith.

The new Soarin' Around the World film is expected to be similar to the Soarin' attraction created for Shanghai Disneyland, and include both domestic and international destinations.

Candlelight Processional narrator list finalized

Four new celebrities join the previously-announced list of narrators for the 2015 Candlelight Processional at Epcot. The new narrators are journalist and television host Meredith Vieira; actress America Ferrera; actress Chandra Wilson; and actor Daniel Dae Kim. All four have ties to Disney and/or ABC - Vieira hosted "Who Wants to be a Millionaire;" Ferrera starred in the show "Ugly Betty;" Wilson stars in "Grey's Anatomy;" and Kim starred in "Lost."

The full list of dates and narrators is below. Performances are at 5:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:15 p.m. nightly, with the exception of December 6. The 5:00 p.m. performance that evening is a private event, and not open to the public.

Dates
Narrators
11/27 – 11/29
Gary Sinise
11/30 – 12/3
Neil Patrick Harris
12/4 – 12/5
Whoopi Goldberg
12/6 – 12/8
Joe Morton
12/9 – 12/11
Ana Gasteyer
12/12 – 12/14
Meredith Vieira
12/15 – 12/17
America Ferrera
12/18 – 12/20
Chandra Wilson
12/21 – 12/23
Daniel Dae Kim
12/24 – 12/26
Edward James Olmos
12/27 – 12/28
Blair Underwood
12/29 – 12/30
Amy Grant

Dining Packages:

Reserved viewing for the Candlelight Processional is available to people who book a Candlelight Dining Package, with breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Any remaining seats are filled on a first come, first serve basis, though you can usually snag a spot in the standing-room-only viewing area.

Lunch packages are $37.99-$60.99 ($14.99-$21.99 for children) and dinner packages are $51.99-$79.99 ($17.99-$33.99), with price depending on meal and restaurant. The package includes an appetizer, entree, dessert and non-alcoholic drink at table service restaurants, or a full buffet at The Garden Grill. Each member of the party will also receive access to the reserved Candlelight Processional viewing area, and also reserved viewing for the Illuminations fireworks show.

Restaurants, meals and pricing is detailed below. Call (407) 939-3463 to book, or visit the Walt Disney World website to book online.

Resort Breakfast
Adult
Breakfast
Child (3-9)
Lunch
Adult
Lunch
Child (3-9)
Dinner
Adult 
Dinner
Child (3-9)
Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$48.99
$14.99
$57.99
$18.99
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
N/A
N/A
$58.99
$14.99
$65.99
$18.99
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$37.99
$21.99
$52.99
$28.99
The Garden Grill Restaurant
The Land Pavilion 
$38.99
$22.99
$43.99
$24.99
$56.99
$33.99
Nine Dragons Restaurant
China Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$39.99
$12.99
$51.99
$16.99
Restaurant Marrakesh
Morocco Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$45.00
$16.00
$55.00
$19.00
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$45.00
$16.00
$55.00
$19.00
San Angel Inn Restaurante
Mexico Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$55.50
$15.00
$69.50
$17.00

Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
Italy Pavilion

N/A
N/A
$41.99
$14.99
$53.99
$18.99
Les Chefs de France
France Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$60.99
$16.99
$75.99
$22.99
Tokyo Dining
Japan Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$59.99
$16.99
$72.99
$19.99
Teppan Edo
Japan Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$59.99
$16.99
$72.99
$19.99
Tutto Italia Ristorante
Italy Pavilion
N/A
N/A
$55.99 
$15.99
$67.99
$19.99
La Hacienda de San Angel
Mexico Pavilion
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
$74.25
$17.00

The dish on dining changes

Tortuga Tavern – Magic Kingdom

Following a menu update at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Café, which replaced the former burgers-and-fries fare with TexMex staples, it seemed unlikely that Tortuga Tavern would continue to offer its own Mexican menu. As expected, Tortuga Tavern last week debuted a new selection of sandwiches and salads, with the sandwiches built on thick Texas Toast.

  • Barbecued Pork Sandwich on Texas Toast with Coleslaw and Baked Beans. – $10.99
  • Barbecued Chicken Sandwich on Texas Toast with Coleslaw and Baked Beans. – $10.99
  • Barbecued Beef Brisket Sandwich on Texas Toast with Coleslaw and Baked Beans – $11.99
  • Roasted Corn and Vegetable Salad topped with Red Wine Vinaigrette. – $7.99
  • Roasted Corn and Vegetable Salad with Barbecued Beef Brisket with Barbecued Beef Brisket, topped with Red Wine Vinaigrette. – $11.99
  • Roasted Corn and Vegetable Salad with Barbecued Chicken with Barbecued Chicken, topped with Red Wine Vinaigrette. – $11.99

Hollywood and Vine – Disney's Hollywood Studios

Starting January 4, Minnie Mouse and friends will host Minnie's Seasonal Dine at Hollywood and Vine. This follows on the popularity of Minnie's Holiday Dine, which runs November 7, 2015 – January 3, 2016. According to Disney, Minnie's seasonal dinner parties will each feature seasonal music, decor, costumes, and menu. While no specific characters were listed, the holiday dinner includes appearances by Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Goofy.

The Spring dinner party is offered January 4 to March 20, 2016. Reservations open October 27. Pricing has not been announced, but for comparison, Minnie's Holiday Dine is $52.99 per adult and $31.99 per child age 3 to 9 (plus tax and gratuity).

Disney Junior Play ‘n Dine is still offered during breakfast and lunch. Reserved seating can be added to Minnie's Seasonal Dine, based on availability.

In 2015, Disney offered Jedi Mickey's Star Wars Dine during Star Wars Weekends. Disney has not said if that offering will return in 2016.

To make reservations, visit the restaurant's web page or call (407) 939-3463.

Disney Vacation Club hosts exclusive holiday meals and member mixers

Disney Vacation Club members can attend a series of holiday Member Mixers at Epcot, and book two exclusive holiday meals at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

Disney Vacation Club Thanksgiving Feast

This Thanksgiving dinner offers a choice of carved turkey or pot roast, with traditional side dishes and desserts.

Special entertainment is planned, including character meet-and-greets and themed photo opportunities with a souvenir photo for each family.

Price:

  • Adult: $68.60 (plus tax and gratuity)
  • Child (3 to 9): $30.50 (plus tax and gratuity)

The meal is served Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Fantasia Ballroom of Disney's Contemporary Resort hotel. Reservations are required, and can be made now through Friday, November 20, 2015, or until the event reaches capacity. Call (800) 800-9800 to book through member services—the Disney Dine Line cannot make reservations for this meal.

Disney Vacation Club Tale as Old as Time Holiday Dinner

Belle and the Beast host this Christmas Eve event, which features a holiday buffet menu with traditional entrees, side dishes and desserts, plus a kids buffet and a create-your-own hot chocolate station. Diners will receive a souvenir family photo with Belle and the Beast. The event will include live musicians and magicians.

Price:

  • Adult: $68.60 (plus tax and gratuity)
  • Child (3 to 9): $30.50 (plus tax and gratuity)

The meal is served Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Fantasia Ballroom of Disney's Contemporary Resort hotel. Reservations are required, and can be made now through Thursday, December 17, 2015, or until the event reaches capacity. Call (800) 800-9800 to book through member services—the Disney Dine Line cannot make reservations for this meal.

Merry Member Mixers

DVC members and their guests can attend special holiday mixers in Epcot throughout the season. The free events include character meet-and-greets, live entertainment, crafts, and refreshments. They are hosted from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the World Showcase at Epcot (entrance is between the Canada and United Kingdom Pavilions).

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Monday, December 14, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Members do not need tickets or advance reservations, and can bring up to 6 guests per membership card.

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Views Around the World

Contributing photographer Alan Dalinka shares more images from the Food & Wine Festival, and visits Disney's Hollywood Studios this week to catch up on the latest construction projects.

Epcot


Like most of the food kiosks at the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, portion sizes at one of this year's new kiosks, the Chew Lab, are merely "tastes" but tend to be rather tasty. Pictured here is the New York Strip Steak. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


Vanilla panna cotta with fresh figs and pistachio brittle is one of the tastes offered at the Sustainable Chew kiosk. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


Illuminations: Reflections of Earth lights the sky beyond the Cranberry Bog at the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.

Disney's Hollywood Studios


A slightly raised area that is guest-accessible is now open in front of the Chinese Theater at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


A new display of changing images promoting Turner Classic Movies has been added just after the movie montage on The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


A preview promoting the upcoming album release of "We Love Disney" is presented in the ABC Sound Studio at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


A theater-style lobby sign has been added to one of the walls near Rock 'n' Roller Coaster for the newly constructed Sunset Showcase flexible space theater next door at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Disney recently announced that "Club Disney" will open in the theater in December. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


A billboard promoting the upcoming Disney Pixar film "The Good Dinosaur" is in the backlot area of Disney's Hollywood Studios. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


As the holiday season approaches, the final presentation of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights installation nears completion on the Streets of America at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


During the day, the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights lose some of their impact, but after dark this hydrant will spring to life. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


The Osborne Family Christmas Stockings adorn a building on the Streets of America for the last time. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


Hopefully, the holiday season will bring another run of the Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special at The Premier Theater at Disney's Hollywood Studios. After the holiday season, it is likely the theater will be torn down for the construction of the Toy Story and Star Wars Land expansions at the park. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


Gertie the dinosaur (ice cream stand) at Disney's Hollywood Studios contemplates what changes may come to this area of the park after the holiday season. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.


Though some miss the Sorcerer's hat, its removal has given Disney's Hollywood Studios more of the appearance of "The Hollywood That Never Was But Always Will Be." Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.

This and That

...Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular is closed October 20–23 for refurbishment.

...Catalina Eddie's and Rosie's All-American Cafe are closed at Disney's Hollywood Studios through November 19.


Parts of the Sunset Ranch Market on Sunset Blvd. at Disney's Hollywood Studios are now behind construction walls. Food items from the closed locations are available at other locations and Fairfax Fare and Hollywood Scoops Ice Cream remain open. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.

...To encourage multiple visits to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival by Passholders, a commemorative port wine glass is available (while supplies last) to each Passholder who returns three separate days and collects specific stamps in his or her Food & Wine Passport. (Pass, Passport, and photo ID required for each stamp and gift.)


Passholders can pick up a commemorative port wine glass by making repeat trips to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.

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Date Overall
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 3 / 10
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4 / 10
Thursday, October 22, 2015 4 / 10
Friday, October 23, 2015 4 / 10

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Resort Events

2015

2016

  • Season of the Force – January 8 – March 20, 2016

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2015

2016

  • Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – January 6–10, 2016. The 5K, 10K, half marathon, Goofy Challenge and Dopey Challenge events are sold out. Registration is still open for the full marathon and runDisney Kids Races. The deadline to submit for these events has passed.
  • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend – February 18–21, 2016. All races are sold out. The deadline to submit Proof of Time for these events is November 17, 2015.
  • Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side WeekendApril 14–17, 2016. The 10K and Dark Side Challenge are sold out. Registration is still open for the half marathon, 5K and runDisney Kids Races. Proof of Time must be provided between October 27, 2015, and January 19, 2016.

For current information on registration dates and capacity, see Lorree Tachell's runDisney Race Capacity Updates in the Team MousePlanet forum on our MousePad discussion board.


Merchandise Events

Date Event
Oct. 20–21

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Oct. 22–23

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Epcot

  • Art of Disney – Artist Showcase: David Doss, 1–9 p.m.
Oct. 24–25

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Epcot

  • Art of Disney – Artist Showcase: David Doss, 1–9 p.m.
Oct. 26–27

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Oct. 28

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Oct. 29–31

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Magic Kingdom

Nov. 1

Downtown Disney Marketplace

Magic Kingdom

Nov. 2

Downtown Disney Marketplace


Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Magic Kingdom

2016


There is still no external evidence of the Frozen ride to come at Epcot's Norway pavilion. Photo by Alan S. Dalinka.

Epcot

  • Soarin' – additional screen under construction. Work has no impact on the existing theaters.
  • Innoventions West – Think, presented by IBM; The Great Piggy Bank Adventure; and Where's the Fire? closed. The Disney Visa character experience remains open.
  • Maelstrom – ride permanently closed for construction of Frozen Ever After attraction. New ride expected to open May, 2016.
  • Innoventions East – Glidden's Colortopia under construction replacing the Test the Limits exhibit. Expected to open late 2015.

Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • Catalina Eddie's – closed October 11 – November 19 for refurbishment.
  • Rosie's All-American Cafe – closed October 11 – November 19 for refurbishment.
  • Walt Disney: One Man's Dream – closed October 16 – December 5 due to The Good Dinosaur sneak peek.
  • Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular – closed October 20–23 for refurbishment.
  • Jedi Training Academy – on hiatus until the Star Wars Launch Bay opens, expected to be in December. The new show is titled Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.
  • Toy Story Midway Mania – second ride track is under construction. Work has no impact on the existing ride.
  • Magic of Disney Animation – building permanently closed for future expansion. The space will be used for the Star Wars Launch Bay.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Blizzard Beach

  • Entire park closed from October 25, 2015 through January 3, 2016 for refurbishment

Typhoon Lagoon

  • Entire park closed from January 3 to March 13 for refurbishment.

Disney Springs

  • Fulton's Crab House – closed January 1 to April 1, 2016 for refurbishment.
  • Planet Hollywood – closed January 1 to June 1, 2016 for refurbishment and transformation into a Planet Hollywood Observatory.
  • Downtown Disney Bridge 4 and restrooms on Pleasure Island – temporarily closed for ongoing construction work.
  • Downtown Disney Lots A-G – closed through August 1, 2016.
  • Downtown Disney Lots H, I, J, and K (in Westside area) – closed until further notice for Disney Springs construction.
  • Cirque du Soleil La Nouba – performs Tuesdays through Saturdays.
  • Disney Quest – scheduled to close sometime in 2016. Will be replaced with an NBA Experience venue.

Resorts

  • Polynesian – ongoing refurbishment of the lobby and pool area.
  • Disney's Boardwalk Inn – Exterior painting and repair during daylight hours, through May 5, 2016
  • Disney's Boardwalk Inn – Flying Fish Cafe closed February 1 to September 30, 2016 for refurbishment.
  • Disney's Coronado Springs – La Vida Health Club and Casitas pool closed for refurbishment through October 12. An alternate fitness center is available for guest use.
  • Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas – construction of the as-yet-unannounced Disney Vacation Club cabins begins October 2015. Expect construction-related closures and noise during the project.
  • Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas – Hidden Springs pool, resort beach, playground, and Recreation fire pit close October 26, 2015. No opening date provided, but the pool is expected to be closed through 2017.

Elsewhere

  • Disney Osprey Ridge Golf Course – permanently closed.

Current Discounts & Promotions

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Discounts for Everyone

Memory Maker pre-arrival discount

Disney's PhotoPass service provides a discount on Disney Memory Maker pre-arrival packages. For $199 plus tax, Walt Disney World guests can digitally download any photos associated with their Memory Maker account, including photos taken on attractions. The advanced purchase price is $169, a $30 savings. Applicable taxes are charged to all orders.

Purchase must be made more than three days prior to arrival at the Walt Disney World Resort. All sales are final, and not eligible for an exchange or refund.


Discounts for Annual Passholders

None at this time.

Discounts for Disney Rewards VISA & Debit Card Holders

15 percent off select guided tours

Disney Visa cardholders receive 15 percent off the non-discounted price of selected guided tours for up to 10 people. The cardholder must participate in the tour, and pay with a Disney's Visa Card and/or Disney Rewards Redemption Card. Tours included:

  • Magic Kingdom Park
    • Disney's Family Magic Tour
    • Disney's Keys to the Kingdom Tour
    • Disney's The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
    • Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour
  • Epcot
    • Gardens of the World (offered seasonally)
    • The UnDISCOVERed Future World
    • Disney's Dolphins in Depth
    • Epcot DiveQuest
    • Epcot Seas Aqua Tours
    • Epcot Behind the Seeds (15 percent discount)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    • Wild by Design
    • Backstage Safari
  • Multiple Theme Parks and Backstage Areas
    • Backstage Magic
    • Disney's Holiday D-Lights (offered seasonally)
    • Disney's Yuletide Fantasy (offered seasonally)

10 percent off select restaurants

Disney Visa cardholders receive 10 percent off the check when you pay with a Disney's Visa Card and/or Disney Rewards Redemption Card (be sure to request the discount). Discount excludes alcohol.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and Villas:

  • Boma
  • Jiko (see restrictions)
  • Sanaa

Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Villas:

  • ESPN Sports Club
  • Flying Fish Cafe (see restrictions)

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort:

  • Shutters at Old Port Royale

Disney's Contemporary Resort:

  • The Wave...of American Flavors

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground:

  • Trail's End Restaurant

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa:

  • Citricos (see restrictions)
  • Grand Floridian Cafe

Disney's Old Key West Resort:

  • Olivia's Cafe

Disney's Port Orleans Resort:

  • Boatwright's Dining Hall

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa:

  • The Turf Club Bar and Grill

Disney's Wilderness Lodge:

  • Artist Point (see restrictions)
  • Whispering Canyon Cafe

Disney's Yacht Club Resort:

  • Captain's Grille

Disney's Hollywood Studios:

  • The Hollywood Brown Derby (see restrictions)
  • Hollywood & Vine (see restrictions)

Epcot:

  • Biergarten Restaurant (see restrictions)

10 percent off merchandise

Disney Visa cardholders receive 10 percent off at participating Disney-owned retail location when you spend a minimum of $50 and pay with a Disney's Visa Card and/or Disney Rewards Redemption Card (be sure to request the discount). Read all of the restrictions on the Disney Visa website.


15 percent off all Disney spa and salon services

Disney Visa cardholders receive 15 percent off the non-discounted price of any salon treatment valued at $45 or greater or any 50-minute or longer spa service at the spas and salons at Walt Disney World Resort listed below:

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • Senses – A Disney Spa
  • Ivy Trellis Salon

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

  • Senses – A Disney Spa

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and Villas

  • Zahanati Massage & Fitness Center

Disney's Contemporary Resort

  • Olympiad Fitness Center

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

  • La Vida Health Club
  • Casa de Belleza Salon

Disney's Wilderness Lodge

  • Sturdy Branches Health Club

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

  • Ship Shape Massage Salon Fitness

Free 5" x 7" character photo at a private meet and greet location at Epcot

Present your Disney's Premier Visa Card or Disney Rewards Visa Card for access to a private character meet and greet at Epcot for the cardholder and up to five guests. The event is hosted daily from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. inside Innoventions West at Epcot. You'll receive one free 5" x 7" character photo per day.


Discounts for Military Personnel

2014-2015 Military Salute – 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Discount

Eligible Service Members can purchase 4-day Park Hopper passes for $177 until December 20, 2015

Tickets can be purchased through December 17, 2015.

No more than 12 Disney Military Promotional Tickets can be purchased by an Eligible Service Member.


2016 Military Salute – 4-Day Military Promotional Ticket discount

From September 25, 2015 through December 16, 2016, active and retired U.S. military personnel (including active and retired members of the United States Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase:

  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $196 each, plus tax
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Park Fun and More Option for $196 each, plus tax
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper and Water Park Fun and More Options for $230 each, plus tax.

Walt Disney World Resort tickets may be used January 3, 2016, through December 19, 2016, except that the tickets may not be used March 20, 2016 April 1, 2016.
Active and retired U.S. military personnel can purchase Disney Military Promotional Tickets for themselves and up to five additional family members or friends. No more than six Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased by any eligible member of the U.S. military (or spouse) pursuant to this offer. All tickets and options are non-transferable and must be used by December 19, 2016.

2016 Military Salute – Hotel discount

Disney does not publish the actual discounted rates offered to service members under this program, and instead asks eligible U.S. military personnel to call 407-939-7830 to check pricing, availability and to make reservations. The website Military Disney Tips.com says the offer is 30-40%, based on room category.

The new offer is valid most nights from January 3 through December 19, 2016. Like the ticket offer, the hotel discounts are not valid March 20, 2016 through April 1, 2016.

Discounts for Florida Residents

Cirque du Soliel's La Nouba is offering a Florida resident discount through December 18. Tickets prices range from $49 to $89.

Discounts for Canada Residents

None at this time.

Discounts for U.K. Residents

None at this time


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