Buckle up, y’all — EPCOT has been BUSY lately.
Along with the upcoming opening of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, the EPCOT transformation continues to progress, and construction walls galore have been popping up all over EPCOT. Find out what’s new in EPCOT here!
EPCOT Food Updates
There were new bags of Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Honeycomb Candy in the U.K. pavilion for $5.99.
We also spotted new We Pote Onion Soup Potato Chips for $6.99 at Mitsukoshi.
In the Italy pavilion, the Pizza al Taglio window was closed again.
This cupcake was both beautiful AND tasty! Sadly, it was only available on May 8th, but we hope it might make another appearance next year.
EPCOT Construction Updates
Now let’s move on to construction! Across from the Land pavilion, the bathrooms were blocked off by a construction wall.
By Test Track, two misters have returned.
There was a new display screen erected near the Toy Story topiaries…
…and a path next to The Lion King topiaries was closed and walled off.
The pond near the center of the park was drained…
…and construction on a concrete square in front of Journey Into Imagination with Figment was in progress.
In the Japan pavilion, there was wet paint on the poles outside the entrance of the Mitsukoshi.
And inside Mitsukoshi, the pearl tanks were drained and covered.
Merchandise kiosks were placed across from La Creperie de Paris in the France pavilion…
…and it looks like the painting on the tower in the Italy pavilion was finished.
And finally, construction walls were placed on the right side of Spaceship Earth.
The new construction walls blocked the walkway so that guests were redirected to exit the ride on the left side of the attraction.
EPCOT Merchandise Updates
In Pin Traders, there was a new Mother’s Day Pin for $17.99…
…and a new Tencennial Pin for $24.99.
If you’re a Disney Pin collector, Pin Traders is an excellent spot to stop by!
We’ve been seeing Disneyland Paris merchandise arrive at Plume et Palette in the France pavilion, and this week we noticed a gold Tinker Bell Journal for $24.99…
…a black Tinker Bell Shirt for $39.99…
…a white Tinker Bell Sweater for $54.99…
…and a black Tinker Bell Jacket for $64.99.
You might also be able to find the Disneyland Paris Dooney & Bourke Collection there!
At the Queens Table in the U.K. pavilion, there was a Corgi Tray for $80…
…and two Corgi Tea Towel designs for $40 each. This towel has a teal background…
…while this towel has a deep magenta background.
We’ve spotted a variety of corgi designs in the past, so corgi fans should make their way to the U.K.!
At Mitsukoshi in the Japan pavilion, there were Animal Crossing Mini Figures for $10.99 each.
We also spotted an Everyday Bento idea book…
…and check out this Pink Frog Plush!
You can get it for $19.50.
In the Mexico pavilion, we found a Mexico Mickey Tumbler at Plaza del Sol for $19.99.
You can find them in Mexico for $29.99.
At Trading Post in the Canada pavilion, there was a new Canada Spirit Jersey.
You can get it for $75.99.
And over in the Italy pavilion, there were new stationery sets for $24.99 each, like this Blue Peacock Set…
…and this Red Stationery Set.
You can also grab this Notepad for $12.99.
And on a random note, don’t forget that if you’re looking for lemon merchandise, Italy is the place to go!
At the House of Good Fortune in the China pavilion, there were new Smiley Face Keychains for $12.95 each.
There ARE places to find non-Disney merchandise and snacks in EPCOT!
At Creations Shop, we found new Cinderella Phone Cases in various iPhone sizes for $29.99 each.
The Peter Pan Ship was there for $79.99.
You can also (somehow?) take home a large Peter Pan Playset for $39.99 or a Mickey Puppet Theater for $79.99.
This Bee Happy Hive Holder with Wooden Spoons was $34.99.
And there was also a new Alex and Ani Stitch and Angel Bracelet for $59.99.
We spotted two nuiMOs outfits for $12.99 each.
And the Main Street Electric Parade Wishables made their way to Creations.
A Kids’ Being Together is Magical T-Shirt was available for $19.99…
…as well as a Kids’ Chewbacca Mood T-Shirt for $19.99.
You can also find this Mickey and Minnie Crop Tee for $36.99.
Creations Shop is EPCOT’s newest flagship store, so you can find a TON of Disney merchandise there!
Port of Entry
Port of Entry had a new Flower & Garden Festival Spike Beehive Ceramic Bird House for $34.99.
In case you didn’t know, Spike the Bee is basically the mascot of EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival.
Disney Traders had a Dip Dye Walt Disney World Crop Top for $29.99.
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Gateway Gifts had a Minnie Mouse 50th Anniversary Figurine.
You can get it for $9.99.
Art of Disney
Art of Disney had new art, including the Mickey’s Fire Brigade on Canvas by Tim Rogerson, featuring Mickey and his pals fighting some flames.
You can get it for $795.
And finally, a new yellow Skyliner Popcorn Bucket arrived in EPCOT!
We found it at various popcorn stands around EPCOT for $19.99.
EPCOT Various Updates
A Mother’s Day Photo Prop was available around the entrance of EPCOT on Mother’s Day. It was an adorable handheld board featuring Mrs. Potts and Chip.
This photo prop is only available once a year, so make sure you visit Disney World next Mother’s Day if you want some photos of your own!
There are plenty of alternative misting fans you can find online, so you might want to order some BEFORE your trip, and not wait till you get to the parks.
And that’s all the news from EPCOT! Stay tuned to DFB for more Disney news and updates.
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