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Epcot

Epcot, the second Walt Disney World Resort theme park, opened Oct. 1, 1982 — 11 years after the Magic Kingdom opened. The 305-acre park, identified by its iconic Spaceship Earth geodesic sphere, features two distinct areas.

Once you enter the park you arrive in Future World. Future World is filled with new ideas and technology, plus an exploration of planet Earth from land and sea to air and space.

The second area is the World Showcase. The World Showcase is a kaleidoscope of nations featuring architecturally authentic buildings and backdrops that celebrate their cultural heritage, arts and entertainment. The 11 nations plus an African-themed Outpost are situated along a 1.3-mile promenade encircling the 40-acre World Showcase Lagoon.

Epcot is is Disney’s Festival Epicenter! There are 4 festivals to enjoy at Epcot.

  • Epcot International Festival of the Arts – Phenomenal artists, gourmet fare, musical performances, stage productions and more fill this rich cultural celebration of the arts mid-January through February.
  • Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival  90 days of floral fantasy, Disney character topiaries, gardening seminars, Flower Power concerts and more; early March through mid-May.
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Amazing food, wine, beer, and cocktail tastings, seminars, grand dining events, Eat to the Beat concerts and more; late August through mid-November.
  • Holidays Around the World – Candlelight Processional, holiday storytelling, and festive displays; late November through December.

Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays 2020

The Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth brings seasonal fun from around the globe to the Walt Disney World Resort theme park. Through Dec. 31, 2020, this magical event features delicious food, activities for the whole family, a chance to see Disney characters in their holiday finest, and more. New …

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Disney World Holiday Fun 2020

The most magical time of year begins Nov. 6 with new entertainment experiences, special dining options, and more. A reimagined holiday celebration will begin on Nov. 6, 2020, at Walt Disney World Resort, with the four theme parks, Disney Springs, and Disney resort hotels decked for the season. Through Dec. 30, guests will discover seasonal …

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Must Do Character Meet & Greets at EPCOT 2020

Going to EPCOT?  Make sure you experience these Must Do Character Meet & Greets at Epcot. Each park has the Fab Five, but other characters shine at certain parks. Right now Epcot is experiencing a lot of changes. Always check the MyDisneyExperience App to double check locations and availability. Must Do Character Meet & Greets at …

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Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Epcot is always a fun place to expand your horizons, especially during an Epcot International Festival. The Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts celebrates all things art – performing, visual and culinary – from Jan. 8 through Feb. 22, 2021. Since I have a huge creative side, this festival is my favorite! Epcot International Festival …

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2020 Garden Rocks Concert Schedule

Move your feet to some of the hottest throwback beats during the 2020 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Concerts take place at the America Gardens Theatre in the American Adventure Pavilion.   2020 Garden Rocks Concert Schedule Check back for schedule updates as additional performers are added. Performance times are 5:30, 6:45 and 8 …

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2019 Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule | Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Delicious food, decadent drinks, and good music. It must be time for the Eat to the Beat concert series at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival. Here is the 2019 Eat to the Beat Concert schedule. New-to-the-festival acts in 2019 are Grace Kelly, Sawyer Brown, Jimmie Allen, and Boyce Avenue.  Guests can tune into their …

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20 Must See Movies Before Going to Disney World 2021

Part of Walt’s vision for Disney World is that you feel like you are immersed in the movies. Here area 20 must-see movies to watch before you go to Disney World and which attractions match it. If you have never seen the movie, how can you fully appreciate the attraction? Disney puts so many details …

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Ultimate Guide to Meeting Princesses at Disney World

Other than Mickey Mouse the most popular characters at Walt Disney World are princesses. I have met every Disney princess there is at Disney World and have done all of their attractions too! Here is my Ultimate Guide to Meeting Princesses at Disney World.  How to Meet all the Princesses at Walt Disney World To …

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