Welcome, friends! We’re back the latest edition of What’s New at EPCOT!
We’ve been exploring Future World and globetrotting all over the World Showcase where the Taste of EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is currently underway to get you the lastest scoop an everything that’s happened here since the park reopened last week!
Recently Disney World amended its face mask policy stating guests must now socially distance themselves and remain stationary if they want to remove their mask to eat or drink. We saw new signs installed throughout the parks over the weekend, but yesterday we also noticed Cast Members were out and about enforcing the new rules while holding reminder signs.
Previously, we’ve seen Cast Members walking around asking guests to fix their face masks if they weren’t wearing them over their nose and mouth, but so far, most guests seem to be obeying the new face mask policy. And just remember — if you need a break from your mask, you can always swing by one the mask-free relaxation stations located throughout each park.
EPCOT Food Update
But a temporary Starbucks is better than NO Starbucks! Plus, the Traveler’s Cafe’s location is super convenient. Whether you’re in Future World or the World Showcase Promenade, a Starbs drink is just a hop, skip, and a jump away!
Morocco Juice Bar
Looking to spice up our routine, we swung by the Morocco pavilion.
We noticed they’ve added a few new cake slices to their bakery case! The Cast Member also told us they have a new Dried Fruit Cake, Chocolate Cake, and Pistachio White Cake as well!
We’ll be back with a review of them soon!
Merchandise Update at EPCOT
At Mouse Gear, we noticed this new-to-us bright Orange Mickey Shirt for $29.99 for adults. Actually, it was pretty hard to miss.
Aside from the cheery color, we loved the adorable “Original Mickey” tag it had on its sleeve!
We also spotted some new Mickey Hair Accessories for $9.99. These colorful hair ties matched the set of Mickey Hair Clips we had seen previously at Magic Kingdom.
Check out this cute new-to-us “I Speak Fluent Disney” Youth Sweatshirt for $39.99. We’re going to have to pick this one up for our kids to wear this Fall since it’s a little too hot to put on right now!
And when we first started our day at the parks, we spotted the Toy Story Wishables for $9.99 we’d seen released online were in stock at Mouse Gear. They had lots of Woodys looking for a new home!
And a bunch of the blind bag Toy Story Wishables were in stock too!
However, when we swung back around at the end of our visit, they were completely sold out! They’ve also been selling out online too. So it looks like, for now, Toy Story Wishables are still VERY hard to find!
Take a look at this twist on a timeless classic! There’s a new pair of Sequined Classic Minnie Ears!
We spotted these in the wild for $29.99!
Ever wanted a Talking Baby Yoda Doll? Well, guess what? We spotted one yesterday at EPCOT!
Okay, so maybe he just makes 10 different sound effects when you squeeze him, but still for $24.99 we think he’s pretty hard to pass up!
And last but not least, we found this adorable Bruni Shoulder Plush for $19.99.
He was looking for a lift into the unknown, and we were happy to oblige!
Well, friends, that’s it for this installment of What’s New in EPCOT — until next time! We’ll be back soon with more updates for you as we continue exploring the newly reopened Disney World theme parks. And to get the latest scoop on Magic Kingdom, make sure you click here!
Are you making plans to visit EPCOT this summer? Let us know what you’ll be doing first in the comments below!