Walt Disney World is set to take over operations of the Morocco Pavilion at EPCOT. Disney Food Blog first posted a statement from Jacquee Wahler, VP Communications Walt Disney World Resort, and Rashid Choufani and Rachid Lyazidi, Operating Participants Morocco Pavilion: “After many years of working together, we have a mutually agreed arrangement to begin... Continue Reading →
New Canada-inspired Minnie Ears have arrived on the first day of Epcot resuming operations. The Canadian-flag designed ears features red and white patterns and also has a pair of hockey sticks in the middle of the bow. We’ll be on the lookout for more World Showcase Minnie Ears as they parks roll out more merchandise.
When Epcot reopens in July, there won't be any cultural representatives working in World Showcase. Many of the employees were furloughed and sent back to their home countries because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Disney has reached an agreement with its union, Unite Here Local 362, to reopen without them for the time being. "The... Continue Reading →
The sign for Gusteau’s restaurant was just installed above the expanding France pavilion in World Showcase-- as Epcot continues to transform. The legendary chef from Pixar's Ratatouille helps fill out the theming of the France Pavilion with a new restaurant to compliment the new attraction: Remy's Ratatouille Adventure. The new sign is visible from the... Continue Reading →
The famous flock from DuckTales is taking things to Epcot. Disney’s DuckTales World Showcase Adventure will invite guests to join Scrooge McDuck, Donald, Launchpad, Webby and the nephews in search of priceless treasure. Using the Play Disney Parks mobile app, guests take a trip around World Showcase discovering exotic destinations, exciting mysteries, and maybe even... Continue Reading →
At D23 we learned about three new film experiences coming to Epcot, and now Disney has announced the opening dates. All three will debut January 17, 2020. Here are the descriptions: Awesome Planet In The Land pavilion, it showcases the Earth’s beauty and diversity in a 10-minute film featuring spectacular imagery, in-theater effects and an... Continue Reading →
It's 5 o'clock somewhere, right? Well for beer lovers and fans of the German culture, you can now celebrate Oktoberfest with new merchandise at Epcot. Items range from a jumbo pretzel handbag and alpine hat to a Minnie Mouse-inspired dirndl dress. Guests can find all these new items throughout the pavilion.
Epcot is a park in transition-- and one way to keep things interesting while the park transforms is to keep rolling out new food items. Throughout the rest of 2019, Disney will be adding new menu items, carts and restaurants to add some new flavor to Epcot. Near Test Track in Future World East, a... Continue Reading →
Epcot is adding a number of new dining options all around the park. In addition to a restaurant near Mission: Space and another in Japan, a new fast-casual barbecue restaurant featuring craft brews on tap will debut at The American Adventure pavilion in Epcot later this year. Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue will... Continue Reading →
EPCOT's France Pavilion is one of the points of interest Imagineers are focusing on to reinvent the park. In addition to Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure attraction and a Beauty and the Beast sing-along, the area will also be receiving a crêperie. It will feature the cuisine of celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse, the mastermind behind the pavilion’s Chefs... Continue Reading →