Category Archives: Epcot

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported!

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported! 1 Around 10am this morning, two Disney buses crashed at the Epcot entrance gate. It has been reported that one bus ran into the back of another Disney bus. There were 51 people on board at the time and 15 people have been transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Florida Highway Patrol along with local police departments are on scene to complete the investigation. In a statement, Disney said “Nothin Continue Reading

Turkey Time at Disney Parks

Turkey Time at Disney Parks 3 The parks may be decorated with the most festive of Christmas decorations, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss a traditional Thanksgiving meal while visiting Disney Parks. All Disney dining is open on Thanksgiving Day, and a select few of sit down restaurants offer traditional Thanksgiving fare with all of the stuffing your heart desires. You will want to check the My Disney Experience app to find availability Continue Reading

You can meet a real life Dolphin at EPCOT?

You can meet a real life Dolphin at EPCOT? 7 By Michael Mozena In 1966 Walt Disney imagined EPCOT to be the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. When it opened in 1982 as EPCOT Center it was a true testament to what marvels the future could hold. As time went on the park continued to evolve. In 1986 with the addition of the Living Seas, guests could take a futuristic journey through the story of how Earth went from volcanic planet to a world of ocea Continue Reading

Swan & Dolphin Resort Tower – Update

Swan & Dolphin Resort Tower - Update 9 Earlier this year we reported an expected expansion at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Now we have more details about the planned third tower. Currently, the resort has 2,270 guest rooms, numerous restaurants, a spa, and 331,000 of meeting space. The new tower, set to be built on the current tennis courts next to the Swan, will add 349 guest rooms on 14 stories and meeting space of more than 2 Continue Reading

WDW Refurbishment Sept. 2018

WDW Refurbishment Sept. 2018 11 Planning a trip and want to know whether any rides are scheduled to be closed during your visit? We’ve got the updated list of attractions that are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. We do try to keep the information accurate, but please know that Disney is subject to change at any time. Magic Kingdom Stitch’s Great Escape – unknown if it will return Liberty Square Riverboat – scheduled t Continue Reading

Magical New Merchandise at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival #tasteepcot

Magical New Merchandise at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival #tasteepcot 12 Recap from Thursday in case you missed it! Today, Epcot kicked off their International Food and Wine Festival! This yearly event is a fan favorite for sure. Guests love to try the various new food offerings, and yes, drinks too! Let’s not forget the concerts. Another huge draw for Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival is of course the new merchandise that Disney puts out each year. I was able to browse all th Continue Reading

IllumiNations Upgrade Coming?

IllumiNations Upgrade Coming? 27 For the last few months, there has been speculation floating around about Epcot replacing its nightly show IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. We are now getting word that the lagoon where the fireworks show takes place is getting some work done. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth has been the nighttime show at Epcot since October 1, 1999.  The show includes explosive fireworks, pyrotechnics, water fountains, f Continue Reading

Fry On! #DisneyFood

Fry On! #DisneyFood 29 Today it’s all about fries! Crispy, salty, deep-fried sticks of pure joy. Fries are great as a side, but even better when you can make a meal out of them! That’s right, a meal made of fries that are loaded with a variety of toppings and sauces, and Walt Disney World has quite a few spots that can make that happen. Let’s start with the original topper of the fry; Canada. Canada is known for their famous dish p Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 2

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 2 34 This is Part 2 of the Noway Pavilion, if you missed last week’s article, you can read it HERE. The Restaurant Akershus and Royal Banquet Hall is named after the Akershus Fortress still standing in Oslo and serves as the backdrop of the Norway pavilion. Akershus Fortress in Oslo is now used for offices by the Norwegian Ministry and contains the Norwegian Resistance Museum, but originally it was used to guard t Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1 39 When Epcot opened in 1982, it brought us what was referred to as a “permanent World’s Fair” dedicated to the celebration of human achievement and technological innovation. But it also brought us the World Showcase, which gives us glimpses into the cultures of eleven different countries. The Showcase originally opened with nine countries: Mexico, China, Germany, Italy, The American Adventure, Japan, France, Un Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey Explores The Mexico Pavilion

Tuesdays With Corey Explores The Mexico Pavilion 42 Left or right? The question we often ask ourselves when we begin our way to the World Showcase. To the right, we have the United States northern neighbor Canada and to the left, we have our southern neighbor Mexico. Which way do you choose? Me, I often like to make my way around the promenade clockwise beginning with Mexico. I just love the look of the 36-foot high pyramid that greets you as you cross into World Sh Continue Reading