Category Archives: Future World

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise 1 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

Tasting Around the World: Epcot International Festival of the Arts Food #ArtfulEpcot

Tasting Around the World: Epcot International Festival of the Arts Food #ArtfulEpcot 8 One of my favorite festivals has hit Epcot and it’s the International Festival of the Arts.  I love walking around and checking out all the artwork, exhibits, performances, and most of all the food.  Now I will confess, my New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier so I was worried about how I was going to taste all these yummy foods and share it with you.  Well luckily, I have a family of five ready Continue Reading

IllumiNations Upgrade Coming?

IllumiNations Upgrade Coming? 18 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

Circle of Life An Environmental Fable Closing

Circle of Life An Environmental Fable Closing 20 In a continuing trend of closing its least popular attractions, Disney has added one more to the list. After a 22 year run, Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable, will be closed. Effective Sunday, February 3rd, the film attraction, located on the 2nd floor of The Land pavilion, will close permanently. The attraction opened on January 21, 1995, about six months after The Lion King debuted. The 20-minute film is cen Continue Reading

Some Favorite Ways to Experience Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 25-Nov. 16

Some Favorite Ways to Experience Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 25-Nov. 16 21 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We’re counting down the days and deciding the best ways to take advantage of all the food, wine, celebrity chefs, live music and more at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Looking ahead, here are three ideas to maximize your fun. We love the idea of the new 20th Festival Tasting Sampler that gives you a credential (a Continue Reading

The Disney Store Releases Limited Release Hatbox Ghost and Classic Epcot Tees

The Disney Store Releases Limited Release Hatbox Ghost and Classic Epcot Tees 22 The Disney Store has released two new limited availability shirts this week that celebrate Walt Disney World by showcasing iconic Disney Parks imagery. The new shirts showcase Disneyland’s Hatbox Ghost and Minnie and Mickey’s classic retro-1980s spacesuits from EPCOT. These shirts have limited availability and can only be ordered for a limited time or while supplies last. Also for a limited time, while Continue Reading

Garden Grill Restaurant Breakfast and Lunch Reservations Open Today

Garden Grill Restaurant Breakfast and Lunch Reservations Open Today 23 By by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator Disney Parks Blog Tucked into the back of the Land pavilion at Epcot, Garden Grill Restaurant is known for family-style food, unique views of the “Living with the Land” attraction, and fun antics and interactions with our favorite chipmunks — Chip ‘n’ Dale. Beginning November 8, Garden Grill Restaurant will begin serving up brea Continue Reading

Taste Track Now Open at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort

Taste Track Now Open at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort 24 From Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Taste Track, a new food and beverage location at Epcot, is serving up a few new twists on the favorite sandwich. These specialty grilled cheese sandwiches are as creative as the cars you can design at nearby Test Track. For a deliciously grown-up version of the grilled cheese sandwich, try the Gruyere Continue Reading

Disney Kingdoms Figment Hardcover Review

Disney Kingdoms Figment Hardcover Review 25 Epcot’s Theme Park opened in October 1981 as a park that is dedicated to the celebration of human achievement, namely technological innovation and international culture.  In March 1983, Disney introduced the Epcot guests to the Dreamfinder and Figment in an attraction called “Journey Into Imagination”. The attraction would take guests on a ride through the clouds and then you would see the silhou Continue Reading

Today Is The Last Day to Catch Captain EO at Walt Disney World Before It’s Temporary Closure

Today Is The Last Day to Catch Captain EO at Walt Disney World Before It's Temporary Closure 26 At the end of March we shared the news that “Captain EO” would be closing temporarily in “mid-April” at Epcot so that Disney could use the  Imagination Pavilion theater to run a sneak peek of “Tomorrowland” that would also include special in-theater effects. At that time a date Disney did not release when the  last day guests could see Captain EO would be before the “Tomorrowlan Continue Reading

Disney Days of Past: Food Rocks at Epcot

Disney Days of Past: Food Rocks at Epcot 27 From Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Today, back in 1994, Food Rocks opened at The Land Pavilion at Epcot. Hosted by Fūd Wrapper, food items sang the virtues of eating healthy. Trying to crash the healthy party were the hard rockers, The Excess, who liked to shout about the best parts of an unhealthy lifestyle in their song “Give Us Junk.” Following Continue Reading
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