Category Archives: Epcot

The Story Behind Figment

The Story Behind Figment 1 “Two tiny wings, eyes big and yellow, horns of a steer, but a lovable fellow. From head to tail, he’s royal purple pigment, and there, viola! You’ve got a figment.” Anyone who knows the lyrics to this classic Sherman Brothers song will probably know who this article is going to be about. It’s not going to be about the lost but not forgotten Dreamfinder, but a character who is still a p Continue Reading

New Global Marketplaces, ESPN Tailgate Tasting and Entertainment Surprises Add to Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Fun Aug. 29-Nov. 23

New Global Marketplaces, ESPN Tailgate Tasting and Entertainment Surprises Add to Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Fun Aug. 29-Nov. 23 2 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith Counting down to Aug. 29 and the launch of the 24th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, we have more exciting news about sips, bites and entertainment on tap for this longer-than-ever, 87-day event! Starting with sips, plan to check out the new Appleseed Orchard Marketplace which will offer a unique variety of craft brews, ciders, wines and lite bit Continue Reading

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise 6 We all know Illuminations is coming to an end and with anything that ends at Disney it becomes emotional for some.  People want to hold onto memories and what better way to do that with merchandise of course.  In the recent Mickey Monitor-Summer 2019 (Passholder Magazine) they shared some of the upcoming merchandise. “Show your love for IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth and its dazzling 20-year run with t Continue Reading

Construction Update at Epcot~International Gateway

Construction Update at Epcot~International Gateway 13 Recently we visited Epcot and found some changes to the International Gateway entrance. If you are not familiar, the International Gateway entrance is in the World Showcase right near the France Pavilion. Guests staying at the Yacht and Beach Club, the Boardwalk Resort, and Swan and Dolphin can access Epcot through this back entrance. Upon walking towards the entrance from the Yacht and Beach Club, we found this t Continue Reading

Good Eats at the Flower and Garden Festival #FreshEpcot

Good Eats at the Flower and Garden Festival #FreshEpcot 23 The one thing I love to do when the festivals hit Epcot is to check out all the food offerings.  This past week we headed over to try some more festival food. First up is the Fried Green Tomatoes with Blue Crab Fennel Salad, Remoulade and Smoked Paprika Oil from the Arbor at the Gardeners Terrace.  One word for this dish, DELICIOUS!  This was so full of flavor and every bite was perfection.  I highly recommend Continue Reading

#DisneyParksLIVE to Stream ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ Live from Epcot TONIGHT at 8:55 p.m. ET

#DisneyParksLIVE to Stream ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ Live from Epcot TONIGHT at 8:55 p.m. ET 27 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Last fall, we shared some exciting updates on the multi-year transformation of Epcot – including the news that “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” will end its run later this summer and that a new limited-time experience called “Epcot Forever” will debut in fall 2019. At the time we shared this news, we promised that we’d celebrate “ Continue Reading

Topiaries at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

Topiaries at Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival 28 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 38 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 47 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! 48 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! 50 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