The Disney Parks Blog shared: Fall is an amazing time to visit Walt Disney World Resort, especially if you’re a fan of the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and all the delicious opportunities that pack the park during those months.
Annual Passholders planning to visit Epcot this fall won’t want to miss out on special offerings planned exclusively for them. Read on!
Complimentary Magnets & More
Walt Disney World Annual Passholders visiting the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival are eligible to receive a complimentary Chef Minnie magnet (August 29- October 14), and a Chef Remy magnet (October 15-November 23). On the Annual Passholder’s fourth visit to the festival, they can also receive a complimentary Chef Minnie wooden coaster set. Each of these Passholder exclusive items can be picked up at Mouse Gear or Disney Traders and are available while supplies last. Passholders must present a valid annual pass and photo I.D. One Chef Minnie magnet, one Chef Remy magnet and one coaster set per Passholder.
Passholder Exclusive Merchandise & Discounts
Not only do Annual Passholders receive a 20% discount on merchandise, but there have also been several festival items created exclusively for Passholders, including tees, caps, mugs, pins and more. Passholders can also receive a 10% discount on Eat to the Beat Concert Series dining packages.
Exclusive Gift Card Offer
When Annual Passholders purchase this $100 Disney Gift Card (perfect to use at the Food & Wine marketplaces!), they’ll also receive a $10 digital bonus to use at select Table-Service restaurants at Epcot, including: Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Biergarten Restaurant, Coral Reef Restaurant, Garden Grill Restaurant, Le Cellier Steakhouse and Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room. (And yes, Passholders will still receive a 10% discount at these dining locations). This gift card can be purchased at Mouse Gear, Disney Traders, the Bridge Kiosk or Port of Entry. Passholders must present valid annual pass and photo ID. One Disney Gift Card can be purchased per transaction.
Beginning August 29, additional Annual Passholder opportunities will launch at both Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
On August 29, Annual Passholders will be treated to special character greetings. Passholders can meet Winnie the Pooh at Christopher Robin’s room in the United Kingdom at Epcot, while over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Passholders can meet Baloo, as well as Tarzan and Jane. Both parks will also feature special Disney PhotoPass opportunities.
Sip and savor time with other Passholders and enjoy Passholder-exclusive hidden menus available for purchase at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From August 29 to September 2, dip into Dawa Bar, Thirsty River, Restaurantosaurus Lounge and Nomad Lounge from 3-6 p.m. and be sure to ask the server for the special menu.
Passholders visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom can also pick up a complimentary Simba magnet August 29 – September 5 at Discovery Trading Company. Passholders must present a valid annual pass and photo ID. One magnet per Passholder. Available while supplies last.
Credit: Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort