Category Archives: Epcot

Topiaries at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

Topiaries at Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival 1 My favorite part about Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is all of the beautiful topiaries throughout the park.  It amazes me how detailed they are.  It’s always fun to see how they change things up from year to year too.  On Saturday we took a walk around the park and I wanted to share a few of my favorites with all of you. Kermit and Miss Piggy are new this year and both are super Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ Flowers and Friends! #FreshEpcot

TMSM's Adventures in Florida Living ~ Flowers and Friends! #FreshEpcot 11 Happy Wednesday Main Streeters! It’s time for our weekly chat, and I have a lot to tell you about! So, grab a snack and get comfy! Lets do this! As most of you know, we had our first TMSM Mini Meet Up this past weekend. For quite some time now, our members had asked that we do more get-togethers, and not just have the main one each year. Sure, we of course will still do our big meet up in the Fall, but we wan Continue Reading

Sneak a Peek at Special Passholder-Exclusives Coming to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Sneak a Peek at Special Passholder-Exclusives Coming to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 20 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will return to the park next week, kicking off 90 days of beautiful floral fun on March 6. And today, we’re sharing a sneak peek at some of the exclusive merchandise that Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can pick up during their visit. First up, Passholders can add two new event-specific mag Continue Reading

Flower & Garden Menus Are Here!

Flower & Garden Menus Are Here! 21 It’s the most beautiful time of the year at Epcot! The Flower & Garden Festival kicks off on March 6th and as always, the food offerings look delicious! Take a look at the menus! Refreshment Port Coffee-rubbed Pork Poutine with Barbecue Demi-Glace, Fire-roasted Corn Relish and Cheese Curds Stow Away Mary: Classic Bloody Mary with Absolut Vodka garnished with Pimento-stuffed Olives, Cherry Tomato, Celery, Continue Reading

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported!

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported! 23 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 25 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? 29 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 31 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 33 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 34 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? 49 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