Category Archives: Epcot

Mary Poppins, Coming To Epcot

Mary Poppins, Coming To Epcot 1 Winds in the east, there’s a mist coming in, like something is brewin’ and ’bout to begin. What’s brewin’ is LOTS of exciting news from the recent D23 Expo! Awesome renovations and additions to Epcot including something that I believe we can all agree on, is quite possibly the best news EVER! Mary POPPINS! (Yes, I know you said it with a British accent too, ala Bert!) Whether you love the origin Continue Reading

Epcot News From D23 Expo

Epcot News From D23 Expo 5 At World Celebration in Epcot, Spaceship Earth will remain the park’s grand icon but the journey will be transformed with new scenes reflecting the universal nature of the human experience. A new guide and all new narration will focus on the storytelling that brings people together. Also at Walt Disney World Resort, we’ve got big plans for our multi-year transformation of Epcot, with new experiences that will Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living- Hakuna Matata

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living- Hakuna Matata 7 Happy Wednesday Main Streeters! Hakuna Matata! No worries? Hardly, it’s been a crazy month so far. Let’s talk about what’s been happening this week… here we go! Well, first things first. It’s been ridiculously hot and humid around here. I don’t remember the humidity being this bad in a long time, even at night. There’s just no relief. We went over to Epcot on Friday evening to see the Guardians of Continue Reading

The Story Behind Figment

The Story Behind Figment 13 “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 14 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 18 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 25 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 35 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 39 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 40 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 50 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
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