Annual Passes are coming back to Disney World, and reservation requirements are loosening up

Beginning April 20, 2023, Disney World annual passes are back, and not just on weekdays for Florida residents. 

Walt Disney World Annual Pass
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While the Pixie Dust pass is currently available for weekdays by Florida residents only, all guests can begin purchasing passes on April 20. The Disney Pirate Pass and Disney Sorcerer Pass will be for Florida residents only, however they include weekends. Beginning April 13, certain DVC (Disney Vacation Club) members can also purchase the Disney Sorcerer Pass. The Disney Incredi-Pass will be available to all guests, not just Florida residents. 

Each ticket has different restrictions regarding blockout dates, and how many reservations can be made at a time. You can compare them here, and see what is right for you. Here’s a quick overview:

Changes are coming to reservation requirements

As of April 18, Annual Passholders will no longer need an advanced reservation to visit the parks after 2 p.m. However, reservations will still need to be made for Magic Kingdom on the weekends.

Photo Pass Benefits for Passholders

Another new addition to Annual Passholder benefits are certain PhotoPass features. These features can be accessed in the My Disney Experience app. One spot to check this new benefit out is at Hollywood Studios with the Disney PhotoPass Muppet*Vision 3D Lens.

Disney World Annual Passes are arriving just in time

Annual Passes are opening up just in time to enjoy some of Walt Disney World’s newest (or favorite past) attractions. In addition to the new Tron ride, Magic Kingdom’s “Happily Ever After” nighttime spectacular has returned. Meanwhile, over at Hollywood Studios, you can now dine at a Toy Story themed restaurant, Roundup Rodeo BBQ. Epcot will soon be welcoming the Moana inspired Journey of Water, and Animal Kingdom will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary.

Mirabel, Moana, and Figment meet and greets coming to Walt Disney World this year

All passes are subject to availability, and can change at anytime. For more information.


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