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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

Disney Premier Passport
From the minute we posted news about Disney Premier Passport, you’ve been talking about it. Passport benefits are included in the initial story but if you have any questions, we’ll be continuing to answer them in comments.
Give a Day, Get a Disney Day
Also, we first announced on the blog that the “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” program officially reached its goal. One million of you have been inspired to give back to your communities through volunteer service since Disney Parks launched this first-of-its-kind program on January 1.

But we began the week with this unique time-lapse video featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Take a look.

Here are some of our other most popular posts of the week:

A Hidden Treasure — Did you know that Disneyland Resort offers more than 150 different dies that can be pressed on a penny, nickel or even a quarter?

Disney Monorail Trains to Feature ‘Tron: Legacy’ Art — We broke the news that the trains will be visible on the Epcot monorail line as early as this month.

Legendary Sherman Brothers Honored with Window on Main Street, U.S.A. — Main Street, U.S.A. was buzzing with the tune of several familiar songs as Richard and Robert Sherman were honored with their own window.

Sometimes it is the DetailsWalt Disney World Photographer Garth Vaughan shares a unique image from the parks.

What Do You Do When it’s Raining at Disneyland Resort — We shared a few tips to make the best of a rainy day at Disneyland Resort.

Epcot as Art — Walt Disney World Photographer Gene Duncan shares another Epcot image.

Mickey Mouse Reminds Us to Spring Forward — We shared a 1970 photo of Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Pluto and friends changing the clock on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland park for Daylight Saving Time.


  • Hi, I am currently a Premium Pass holder for DLR and am thinking of upgrading to the premier. I know what discounts I get out here for hotels, food, merchandise etc. What are the discounts that are applied in WDW for premium/premier pass holders? Are they the same? Everything on the site is so vague.

  • will the premier passport be available to purchase on-line?

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