Welcome to this week’s What’s New in Epcot! We’re checking out construction updates, the return of Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! and of course, so much new merchandise!
We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get started!
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth will end its 20-year run as Epcot’s nighttime spectacular on September 30, 2019.
And newly arrived in Epcot today is a line of “Farewell IllumiNations” merchandise for guests who wish to pick up a souvenir to remember this unique and beautiful fireworks, light, and laser show that has capped off fun days at Epcot since late 1999. [Read more…]
If you’ve got the Disney Dining Plan for your upcoming trip to Disney World, you’ll absolutely want to get the biggest and best value for your snack credits in order to make your Dining Plan worth it.
“Guardians of the Galaxy — Awesome Mix Live!” is BACK for the summer at Epcot!
From today until August 18th, Guardians Star-Lord and Gamora and their alien band will be performing hits from Awesome Mix Volumes 1 & 2 five times a day in the American Gardens Theatre. [Read more…]
“Guardians of the Galaxy — Awesome Mix Live!” returns to Epcot tomorrow! From June 14th through August 18th, Guardians Star-Lord and Gamora and their alien band will be performing hits from Awesome Mix Volumes 1 & 2 five times a day in the American Gardens Theatre.
And The American Adventure Pavilion will be serving up some eats to go along with it! [Read more…]
In case you missed it, the final showing of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth will take place on September 30th before Epcot Forever makes its October 1st debut. And in celebration of Epcot’s iconic fireworks extravaganza, Farewell IllumiNations merchandise will soon be arriving in the park.
Though we previously brought you a peek at the limited-time merchandise, we wanted to remind you that the collection will officially launch at select merchandise locations in Epcot on June 17!
If you’ve ever reviewed a list of dining options in Epcot’s World Showcase at Walt Disney World, you may have noticed that some pavilions have more eateries than others. France and Japan, in particular, not only have several restaurants each, they’re both in the process of adding new restaurants as well, which will bring the restaurant total in France to five and in Japan to four.
The answer to this question is a little complicated. You may think that the inequality is due to French and Japanese cuisine being more celebrated in the real world, and thus restaurants in these pavilions are naturally more popular. [Read more…]
Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival begins August 29 and runs until November 23. That’s 87 days of food booths, demos, Eat to the Beat Concerts, and more! With a Festival of this size (we’re expecting 30+ booths this year!), it’s impossible to see and do it all. So here are a few hidden secrets about the Food and Wine Festival as you start your planning.
Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival attracts celebrated chefs from all over the country, and they bring their expertise, personal stories, and great food to Festival fans. [Read more…]