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Enjoy New Limited-Time Fall Passholder Offerings at Epcot & Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

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 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.


  • Would like to buy 300.00 Disney gift cards in epcot. leaving my computer home and no smart phone. How will I be able to use the digital bonuses at Le Cellier for dinner. Can they print me something to use.

  • Where can I find pricing on the placeholder exclusive bag?

  • Is there a date you have to use the digital Gift Card by or is it like the regular GC and doesn’t have a exipiration date. Can you buy more then one of the 100.00 GC.

  • 4th visit to EPCOT gets the coasters. Are their any rules that they cannot be consecutive days?

  • On August 29, do you know the hours of the Character Meet and Greets? I’m a teacher and am planning on going that evening around 6. Will the characters still be out?

  • Interesting! The character meets coincide with the first 2 opening weeks of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. What a coincidence! I think I might have to miss out then and go to Galaxy’s Edge. 🙁

  • Why is the Simba magnet only available for a week now? The page previously said it would be available starting August 29th with no end date.

  • Is there an end date for the Simba magnet? Going in September and would love to be able to get it, have a few Lion King fans in the family.

    • These magnets will be available while supplies last.

  • Are the photopass opportunities only on the one day or will it beginning that day? We are heading down with APs in November and would love to do the Christopher Robin room experience

    • PhotoPass opportunities are available 8/29-9/12. Special Character Greetings are available on 8/29 only.

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