New Seasonal Pricing for Disney Weddings in 2017

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  1. lurkyloo

    lurkyloo The Attic was just perfect!

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    Disney has introduced seasonal pricing for all three wedding collections at Walt Disney World, nearly doubling many prices during the high season. The new seasons are...
    • Low Season: January–April and July–August
    • High Season: May–June and September–December
    New Memories Pricing:
    • $2,500 January–April and July–August
    • $4,500 May–June and September–December
    New Escape Pricing:

    Sea Breeze Point + Yacht Club Gazebo:

    • $5,000 January–April and July–August
    • $7,000 May–June and September–December
    Wedding Pavilion + Canada Terrace @ Epcot:
    • $7,000 January–April and July–August
    • $9,000 May–June and September–December

    New Wishes Pricing:

    Ceremony Fee - Outdoors + All Theme Parks but Magic Kingdom
    • $3,500 January–April and July–August
    • $5,500 May–June and September–December
    Ceremony Fee - Wedding Pavilion (Magic Kingdom prices unchanged)
    • $4,000 January–April and July–August
    • $6,000 May–June and September–December
    Food & Beverage minimums and Enhancement Minimum Expenditures are unchanged.

    Changes to Mini-Wishes Catered Event Experience:
    • Guest count now capped at 50
    • Only available in low season: January–April and July–August
    • Ceremony Fee, Food & Beverage Minimums and Enhancement Minimums unchanged

    Complete details can be found on each collection's pricing page, linked from this page: https://www.disneyweddings.com/florida/pricing/
     
  2. WDWLover75

    WDWLover75 Mouseketeer

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    Wow! That pretty much guarantees I won't be having my 5 year vow renewal using the Memories Collection unless they revert the pricing before December 2018. The new price is pretty darn close to my Escape Wedding which included a lot more AND an annual pass!
     
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  4. elphie101

    elphie101 Left my heart in Tomorrowland

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    Annual passes are no longer included in any DFTW packages.
     
  5. Laura Polley

    Laura Polley Earning My Ears

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    That's insane :(

    I've been waiting two years to book this and I only started talking to them a few days ago and they didn't mention anything about this! There is no way I can afford the $7000 :(
     
  6. lurkyloo

    lurkyloo The Attic was just perfect!

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    Oh no! I would recommend looking into the Four Season or the Swan & Dolphin, both of which offer all-inclusive wedding packages for less than $4,000.
     
  7. Laura Polley

    Laura Polley Earning My Ears

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    I have been chatting to Just Marry as an alternative. I am getting married in Disney this year, no matter what!

    I did email Disney and see if there was anything they could do about the price since it wasn't mentioned when I sent started chatting to them. And I can't see it in any information I've been sent. *fingers crossed*

    Beautiful wedding photos by the way ^ :)
     
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  8. WDWLover75

    WDWLover75 Mouseketeer

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    Yepper, I know. They were when I got married in 2013. I was just trying to compare all the stuff I got with my Escape wedding 3 years ago which is now basically how much a Memories costs during the high season (and offers so much less).
     
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  9. lurkyloo

    lurkyloo The Attic was just perfect!

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    Thanks! Hope this works out for you!

    Exactly. They did the same thing at Aulani a few years back, but in reverse. The Memories package is now called Escape at twice the price with nothing added!
     
  10. Laura Polley

    Laura Polley Earning My Ears

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    Phew! They've just emailed back and will honour the $5000. Thank goodness :)
     
  11. lurkyloo

    lurkyloo The Attic was just perfect!

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    That's wonderful!
     
  12. WDWLover75

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    Ugh, hopefully that was AFTER your vow renewal!
     
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  13. Cruncy Tortillas

    Cruncy Tortillas Earning My Ears

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    I think it's ridiculous to up the prices for Memories package. Usually I am cool with stuff like this. You are paying for the venue, it's the experience so it's worth the money, blah blah. Memories package is so bare and basic. And you still have to pay for your own officiant. You're basically just paying for a photographer and the property. That's it.
     
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  14. Mrs.Z

    Mrs.Z Earning My Ears

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    What month were you booking for? We are in the same boat and I am wondering if it is worth asking too.
     
  15. Laura Polley

    Laura Polley Earning My Ears

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    September this year :) I hope they honour for you as well!
     
  16. Ginamarie

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    Well that explains my ridiculously high quote :( Memories collection makes NO sense at $4500. I guess doing small vow renewals is not as profitable for WDW.
     
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    What is included in these costs? Nothing??
     
  18. lurkyloo

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    It depends on which type of event you do. Memories includes flowers, a location, a musician, transportation and photography. Escape has all of those plus a cake and you can have more guests. Wishes isn't a package, but those minimum expenditures will be spent on everything you need for a wedding.
     
  19. WaltDisneyGirl84

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    Interesting... I'll have to do some more research on this. I know a fair amount about Disney World, but clearly not so much the wedding information! Thanks!
     
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  20. Lezlie

    Lezlie Earning My Ears

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    Yeah this price hike just put our Escape package out of reach and the Memories one isn't attractive at all. :(
     
  21. AnnaS

    AnnaS DIS Sponsoor/Veteran

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    I know this is an old thread.......my dd and I were looking at their Disney's website - not sure if it reflects the above prices. I thought it showed less. We have so many questions, are we able to talk to a planner/consultant before actual booking a date? For example - are children included in the count? Are they charged less for the meal? What is the beverage package cost per person - beer/wine/soda/drinks? Is there dancing space/room in all the reception venues listed, etc. etc. etc.

    This thread came up while searching/googling......will keep doing so :)
     

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