Annual Passholders at the Walt Disney World Resort have a lot to look forward to this fall. Throughout the Resort, there are various benefits to be had for being an Annual Passholder. This is particularly true for those intending to visit the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

More Than Just Magnets

At the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will be able to receive the Chef Minnie magnet (August 29- October 14), and a Chef Remy magnet (October 15-November 23). On the fourth visit to the festival, Annual Passholder’s can receive the Chef Minnie wooden coaster set. All of these offerings can be picked up at Mouse Gear or Disney Traders while supplies last. To receive the gift Passholders must present their I.D. and also Annual Pass. There is only one of each item allowed per person.

Annual Passholder Exclusive Merchandise and Discounts

There is also some exclusive merchandise and discounts for Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders this fall. Annual Passholders receive a 20% discount throughout Walt Disney World. Multiple items have been made exclusively for Annual Passholders. They include tees, caps, mugs, pins and more. Annual Passholders can also receive a 10% discount on the Eat to the Beat Concert Series dining packages.

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders Exclusive Gift Card

Annual Passholder Exclusive Gift Card

This Annual Passholder exclusive gift card goes for $100. When purchased, Annual Passholders will also get a $10 digital bonus that can be used at select Table Service restaurants at Epcot. These include Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Biergarten Restaurant, Coral Reef Restaurant, Garden Grill Restaurant, Le Cellier Steakhouse and Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room. Annual Passholders will also receive their 10% discount at these dining locations. These gift cards can be purchased at Mouse Gear, Disney Traders, the Bridge Kiosk or Port of Entry. Annual Passholders must present both their pass and I.D. to purchase the gift card. Only one card can be purchased per transaction.

Winnie the Pooh

Annual Passholder Opportunities

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom or Epcot will also have the opportunity to experience some exclusive experiences. Starting on August 29th, there will be exclusive Annual Passholder character experiences at both parks. Winnie the Pooh at Christopher Robin’s room will be meeting Annual Passholders in the United Kingdom at Epcot. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Passholders will meet Baloo, as well as Tarzan and Jane. There will also be unique Photopass opportunities as well.

There are also secret Passholder-exclusive menus to be found and experienced at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From August 29 to September 2, Annual Passholders can stop by the Dawa Bar, Thirsty River, Restaurantosaurus Lounge and Nomad Lounge between 3 and 6 PM and ask their server for the special menu.

Simba Walt Disney World Annual Passholder Exclusive Magnet

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholder Magnet

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders can also stop by the Discovery Trading Company starting on August 29th for their exclusive Simba Annual Passholder magnet. Passholders must present their I.D. and valid Annual Pass to receive their magnet. Only one magnet is allowed per guest.

What do you think of all of these Annual Passholder offerings from Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Which one are you most excited about?