Category Archives: EPCOT

Say “Cheese!” Photo Opportunities During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Say “Cheese!” Photo Opportunities During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Emily Southard I live near Walt Disney World Resort, don’t have much culinary competence, and enjoy trying new cuisine. During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, this is the perfect recipe for making me a very frequent park guest! My many visits to the festival so far this year have not only helped me to taste my way around the world and avoid eating the Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living – We Go On

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living - We Go On 17 It’s Wednesday and we have SO much to talk about this week, so I’m just going to get right to it! This past week has been a whirlwind, truly. It’s funny how sometimes things are easy peasy, not super hectic… and other times it’s one thing after another. Lately it’s been the latter. Busy indeed. Last Friday, there was a media event in the morning for the Disney Skyliner, as the grand open Continue Reading

First Look At New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Merchandise Available Now

First Look At New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Merchandise Available Now 26 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Making its debut today, “Epcot Forever” will be an all-new, limited-time spectacle of fireworks, music, lighting, lasers and choreographed special effects kites. In celebration of this new spectacle, guests will be able to purchase “Epcot Forever” merchandise featuring our favorite Epcot resident, Figment! The collection is inspired by the e Continue Reading

New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of the Beloved Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park

New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of the Beloved Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park 32 From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Jeremy LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2019) – Across the canvas of a darkened sky, the new “Epcot Forever” nighttime spectacular debuting today at Walt Disney World Resort celebrates the past, present and future of Epcot. The new show is a showcase of soaring fireworks, inspiring music, lasers and colorful glowing kites flying above and around the park’s Wor Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot ~ My thoughts

Saying Goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot ~ My thoughts 33 One thing that us Disney fans know for certain is that Disney is always changing. Always evolving.  That’s the way Walt Disney wanted it.  The only “problem” if you will with that is, Disney does everything so well that we miss things when they’re gone.  Disney fans have a hard time with change at times, I know I do.  When “Wishes” ended at Magic Kingdom, I was a crying mess Continue Reading

Farewell Illuminations Spirit Jersey Available Now Only at Epcot

Farewell Illuminations Spirit Jersey Available Now Only at Epcot 36 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker As you know from Shawn’s previous blog post, this weekend we will be bidding a fond farewell to “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” at Epcot. Looking for ways to take home a piece of the spectacle? Fans of the firework show will be able to purchase a Farewell IllumiNations spirit jersey at Mouse Gear, World Traveler, and the kiosk outside Po Continue Reading

New ‘Candlelight Processional’ Star Sightings, Holiday Kitchen Offerings and Cookie-Stroll Adventures Set for Epcot International Festival of the Holidays Nov. 29-Dec. 30

New ‘Candlelight Processional’ Star Sightings, Holiday Kitchen Offerings and Cookie-Stroll Adventures Set for Epcot International Festival of the Holidays Nov. 29-Dec. 30 39 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Fall begins Monday with the autumnal equinox, and visions of holiday happenings already are dancing in our heads! The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth is gearing up for a glittering music-and-entertainment-filled, treat-forward kickoff Nov. 29. The annual event, enhanced park-wide with sparkling holiday lights a Continue Reading

It’s Your Last Chance to See ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ at Epcot

It’s Your Last Chance to See ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ at Epcot 44 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater After a dazzling 20-year run, we’ll soon be bidding a fond farewell to “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” at Epcot. Begun as part of the Millennium Celebration, which started in October 1999, this nighttime spectacular has touched the hearts and minds of millions of guests over the past two decades. Personally, this show is very special to me and my Continue Reading

Top Five Things To Do At Epcot

Top Five Things To Do At Epcot 45 Hello Main Street Mouse family! I hope your week was great.  This week we saw some very big changes to EPCOT which is my favorite park. We saw some things close and some things that are getting ready to close in the near future.  So what can you do at EPCOT?  Plenty! Here are my top five things to do at EPCOT Spaceship Earth. This ride has is in the iconic geosphere or “ball” as some people call it.  Spa Continue Reading

New Passholder-Exclusive Merchandise Debuts at 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

New Passholder-Exclusive Merchandise Debuts at 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 51 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith The 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is underway, and if you’re a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder – you’re in for a special treat! All of your favorite chefs have introduced their own featured mug and dessert plate during the Festival. Chef Figment and Chef Remy-inspired items have been available since the Festival’s start. Start Continue Reading

Fountain of Nations Closed off and Drained at Epcot. More Walls Go Up!

Fountain of Nations Closed off and Drained at Epcot. More Walls Go Up! 54 Yesterday we reported that the Epcot revamp was underway with the closing of Club Cool and Starbucks. Most of what’s closing is being relocated but not everything…. The Fountain of Nations is a fan favorite for those walking through Epcot. People stop, take photos, and just enjoy it when the music plays in sync with the sprays of water. We are hearing today that walls have gone up around the fountain and i Continue Reading
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