It’s a big week for EPCOT! It has officially been one year since the park reopened, and this week kicks off the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival!
Before we completely dive into all things Food and Wine, we wanted to bring you up to speed on the latest happenings around the park! But, as you may suspect, most of what’s new at EPCOT has to do with preparing for the festival!
EPCOT Food Updates
EPCOT has been preparing all week for this year’s Food and Wine Festival! We spotted tons of booths, menus, and signage popping up around World Showcase on our recent visit.
Between all of the planters, banners, and signage, we are READY for the next four months to be filled with all of the festival happenings!
Of course, the Food and Wine Festival is officially in full swing as of this writing, so you can check out all of the decor, booths, and of course the FOOD in our festival reviews!
This cocktail, crafted by Neil Patrick Harris, first debuted in 2019 and is a mixture of Ojo de Tigre Mezcal, Blackberry Purée, LeJay Black Currant Liqueur, Lime, and Mint!
Be sure to grab one in its new home on your next visit for $21.
EPCOT General Updates
Aside from all of the new festival decorations popping up around the park, we noticed some new trash cans appear in the park!
The design of these new trash cans fit the World Discovery theme, which is one of the three areas Future World will be split into.
We’ll admit, trash cans may not be the most exciting update, but it’s neat to see these new details come together across EPCOT!
One of our favorite details about the Germany Pavilion in World Showcase has got to be their miniature train set!
When we looked closer on our recent visit, however, we spotted a miniature Goofy!
We love finding small details like this around Disney World! Bring your magnifying glass or binoculars and search for this “hidden Goofy” on your next visit!
EPCOT Merchandise Updates
We discovered a new merchandise collection in the France Pavilion on a recent visit!
The collection includes souvenirs for the entire family, including this t-shirt for $29.99…
…this adorable ornament for $24.99…
…this purse for $44.99…
…and this ceramic tumbler for $19.99!
Disney always seems to come up with the cutest souvenirs in the France Pavilion, so stop by on your next visit and see how much you can fit in your suitcase!
Over at Mouse Gear, we found a trio of new Pixar baby onesies! They retail for $19.99 each and come with designs featuring Sulley…
…Woody and Bullseye…
…and Lightning McQueen!
Your littlest one can be the most stylish on your next family trip!
Mitsukoshi in the Japan Pavilion is known for having some of the most unique souvenirs across Disney World, and our recent visit was proof of that! We spotted some new footwear with a rather unusual design!
The front of the shoe splits into two so your big toe has its own section!
The shoes are available in different sizes and colors!
The adult shoes retail for $59.95, and the kids sizes are available for $29.99!
This week is definitely all about the Food and Wine Festival! If you’re heading to EPCOT, be sure to read up on all of our booth reviews and recommendations for snacks and sips to check out. Until next time, world travelers!
Are you planning on visiting this year’s Food and Wine Festival? Let us know in the comments!