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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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Guide to Epcot’s Canada Pavilion

Our next stop on the tour around the world in the Epcot’s World Showcase is Epcot’s Canada Pavilion. It has everything you need including delicious eats, gorgeous gardens, fabulous shopping, waterfalls, plenty of maple leaves, and lovely totem poles. You won’t want to leave once you enter this beautiful and majestic pavilion. Disney’s Canada Pavilion …

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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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Finding Dory’s Friends Scavenger Hunt

You can become sea-sleuths with Finding Dory’s Friends, a new self-led journey through The Seas with Nemo & Friends pavilion at EPCOT. The Seas with Nemo & Friends pavilion at EPCOT is one of the most skipped pavilions. People will do the Seas ride and then maybe Turtle Talk with Crush but they totally skip the aquarium as a whole. …

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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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Review: Candy Sushi Culinary Workshop at Epcot

Some culinary workshops at Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival can be a bit adult-orientated like the food & wine parings workshop but the Candy Sushi experience is fun for the whole family! This is the second year the Candy Sushi Culinary Workshop is offered and I am sure this fun hands-on experience will return …

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Disney World Park Freebies

Though Walt Disney World can be expensive, they offer a lot of Disney park freebies for you to grab while you are enjoying your vacation. Some of the freebies can seem insignificant but can be transformed into magical souvenirs. Grab these freebies to enjoy Disney on a Budget! Disney Park Freebies (all parks) Free Ice Water. All …

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