Tag: EPCOT

#FantasticFriday: Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration

Walt Disney World, in “Orlando,” Florida, opened October 1, 1971. To celebrate, the Most Magical Celebration, an 18-month long celebration, is set to kickoff on October 1!! Let’s take a look at some of the offerings and special celebrations coming to the Walt Disney World Resort! Brand New Anthem! First up, the brand new anthem

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Festival of the Holidays is Back for 2021!!

Walt Disney World announced that the Festival of the Holidays will return, beginning November 26 and running through December 30, 2021! The Festival of the Holidays takes place in World Showcase, and features the Holiday Traditions of the 11 World Showcase Pavilions. Though no official announcements for 2021, the Festival traditionally has Holiday Kitchens, offering

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Chip ‘n Dale’s Harvest Feast at The Garden Grill

This Tasty Thursday takes us to the Garden Grill in the Land Pavilion at EPCOT. Not only is this my favorite pavilion, this is one of my favorite restaurants! Let’s explore it together, shall we? Currently, Garden Grill is open for lunch and dinner. I’m hopeful that SOME DAY we will see the return of

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EPCOT For Kids

One of the biggest myths of Disney Lore is that EPCOT is just for adults. That couldn’t be further from the truth! When I was a kid, EPCOT was my favorite. Of course, almost all of my favorite rides from my childhood are long gone or drastically different (miss you, Dreamfinder), but EPCOT is STILL

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Food & Wine 2021: MENUS RELEASED!!!

I am SO EXCITED for Food & Wine this year! It’s going to be 129 delicious days of foodie goodness, beginning July 15 (THIS WEEK!!) and lasting til November 20. There will be returning treats, there will be all new treats, there will be treats that won’t be available until October 1. First things first,

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Tips for Fireworks Viewing

Everyone is excited that fireworks are back!! I know that I cannot WAIT to see them in person again. First things first, they’re gonna be packed. We went nearly 500 days without them, and people are happy to embrace some shred of normalcy returning. Not to mention there will be TWO new fireworks shows beginning

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EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival 2021

Yes, the Flower and Garden Festival is still going on, but that isn’t gonna stop us from getting excited about FOOD AND WINE!!! The Festival this year will run for 129 days, from July 15-November 20, 2021, and is included in your park admission with a valid park reservation in EPCOT (or use your park

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Longue Vie a la France! Let’s Visit the France Pavilion

Let’s take a stroll around the streets of Paris, shall we? France is an easy pavilion to miss because the highlights are all tucked back behind the restaurants you see out front. Of course, come October, everyone will be quite familiar with the entire pavilion, as there is sure to be a mad dash back

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Vamos a Mexico!!

Well we’ve arrived at another Cinco de Mayo, so what better way to celebrate then by taking a stroll around the Mexico pavilion at EPCOT! Opening October 1, 1982, the Mexico pavilion is shaped like a Mesoamerican pyramid. Although similar to their Egyptian counterparts, these pyramids feature flat tops and stairs up the sides. The

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Top Spots to Get Ice Cream at Walt Disney World

There is nothing better on a hot day in Central Florida, and Disney World has many places to go to get that perfect ice cream treat. Here, I present some of my favorite picks for ice cream spots. 10. Aloha Isle. I know I’m going a different direction than most Disney fans, but while I

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