Category Archives: EPCOT

You can meet a real life Dolphin at EPCOT?

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

Pizza on the Go at Epcot at Pizza al Taglio!

If you’re walking around World Showcase at Epcot, and want to grab a quick bite to eat, stop at the Italy pavilion! Right next to Via Napoli, is the walk up pizza window, Pizza al Taglio. This area had been closed for some time, but it’s back open and super convenient for those who want to eat and run. Yesterday, we stopped by Pizza al Taglio and I wanted to share some photos with you! The food offe Continue Reading

New Candlelight Processional Narrators, Food & Merchandise Set for 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jeremy Schoolfield Earlier this year, we announced several celebrity narrators for the highly anticipated Candlelight Processional during the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, Nov. 22-Dec. 30. Now we are excited to share four more narrators who will delight guests this holiday season: Chita Rivera, Nov. 22 – 23 Helen Hunt, Nov. 24-25 – Continue Reading

Tasting Around the World~Round 2

  We hit up the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival for the second time this weekend and our bellies were ready for Round 2 of tasting around the world.  This time we decided to load up one of the cute little wearable gift cards which make it a lot easier to purchase your food and drink.  No need to pull out your wallet while juggling food, drink, and children and no need to keep track of all those Continue Reading

All-New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’

by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks After nearly 20 years of delighting Epcot guests through music, fireworks, fire torches and more, we wanted to let you know that “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” will be ending in the second half of next year. The Disney Parks Live Entertainment team is already busy creating new thrills to debut immediately following the conclusion of “I Continue Reading

Exploring Kidcot Fun Stops

Recently we stopped by Epcot to check out the new Kidcot Fun Stops around World Showcase.  As you recall in the past, there was a Duffy on the stick that you could color and they would give you stamps to add to your Duffy.  Recently they changed it to these cute little Ziploc suitcases. My 7 year old son was eager to check it out.  It’s the same scenario as the Duffy on a stick, where you go aroun Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ Epcot and More!

Happy Wednesday Main Streeters. I hope you’re doing well and that those of you that are in the path of Hurricane Florence are getting yourselves ready and such. Being as prepared as you can is most important, and it’s always better to be safe than sorry. This week marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma in Florida. We talked about it on Monday night’s show (I’ll post the link below Continue Reading

Commemorative Merchandise Mixes Function and Fun for the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Steven Miller A smorgasbord of merchandise awaits guests at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival now through Nov. 12, 2018. Throughout the celebrated 75-day event, guests will have a chance to meet their favorite celebrity chefs, try a new Food & Beverage Pairing in the Festival Center each Friday through Sunday, and get their gourmet groove on at nightl Continue Reading

Trying Teppan Edo

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! I hoped you tuned in to this past Monday’s TMSM Live Show. If you didn’t you can watch the replay on Facebook or on YouTube, as always, any likes or shares are always appreciated. If you got a chance to tune in, I promised a write up on a unique dining experience at EPCOT. Foodies rejoice, because if the hustle and bustle of Food and Wine has got you feeling like you need some per Continue Reading

Disney Gift Card and the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – A Perfect Pairing

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Allison Friedlander There’s nothing more delicious than a day at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and with all there is to taste, you might need a free hand to try it all. Fortunately, Disney Gift Card is once again offering an assortment of limited release designs that pair perfectly with your food and wine. Chef Remy is ready to take you aroun Continue Reading

WDW Refurbishment Sept. 2018

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