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

Saying Goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot ~ My thoughts 1 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 4 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

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 7 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 Walt Disney World At Night

Top Five Things To Do At Walt Disney World At Night 8 Good Evening Ohana! It’s Sunday so that means it is time for my top five list!  This week I decided to write about the top five things to do at night at the parks.  During the day there is so much to do, but right now here in central Florida, it’s hot! So it is nice to go to the park at night when it is cooler and enjoy the nighttime entertainment offerings, so let’s dig right in! Rivers of Light-W Continue Reading

Catch These Special Walt Disney World Resort Experiences this Summer Before Time Runs Out

Catch These Special Walt Disney World Resort Experiences this Summer Before Time Runs Out 14 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jeremy Schoolfield Summer is here, and now, more than ever, is the time to visit Walt Disney World Resort before the clock strikes midnight on limited-time magical moments across all four theme parks. Or maybe fall is the fairest time of all for you? Never fear – several recently opened experiences will extend their stays. Here’s a look at what’s happening over the Continue Reading

New Light-Up Headband Celebrating ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ Now Available at Epcot

New Light-Up Headband Celebrating ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ Now Available at Epcot 15 by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks Recently, we shared a special look at new limited-time merchandise celebrating the farewell season of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” at Epcot. Now, you can purchase a new light-up Minnie headband that is joining the farewell merchandise collection!   The Minnie headband features a stylish bow-tie with a firework-inspired design and light up e 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

Dates Announced for Epcot Nighttime Spectaculars

Dates Announced for Epcot Nighttime Spectaculars 25 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater After a dazzling 20-year run, we will bid a fond farewell to “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” at Epcot on September 30, 2019. So come and gather around World Showcase Lagoon this summer to enjoy this breathtaking display of lasers, lights and fireworks, as we get ready to launch two new nighttime spectaculars as part of the park’s unprecedented, mu Continue Reading

LIVESTREAM ADVISORY – Livestream of Epcot Nighttime Spectacular “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” Set for Tonight

LIVESTREAM ADVISORY - Livestream of Epcot Nighttime Spectacular “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” Set for Tonight 26 Tonight, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will present a special livestream of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” the nighttime spectacular at Epcot. The broadcast will begin at 8:55 p.m. EDT. “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” is in its final year at Epcot, as the fireworks extravaganza is scheduled to end its dazzling 20-year run later in 2019. Guests are invited to bid the show a fond farewell 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

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

All-New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ 28 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
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