Tag Archives: Epcot

Ellen DeGeneres Wants Her Animatronic and on May 5, She’ll Have the Chance to Buy It

The Ellen’s Energy Adventure attraction closed for good on August 13, 2017, to make way for a Guardians of the Galaxy-themed attraction. You might remember that Ellen DeGeneres addressed the whereabouts of her audio-animatronic on her show back in September when she heard about the attraction’s closure. She stated that she wanted her “robot” back […]

Test Track Will Close Early Tonight Due to a Private Event

A private event being held tonight, April 19, at Epcot’s Test Track will cause the attraction to be closed to regular park guests after 6:30 pm. Epcot will remain open for all guests until 9 pm. Test Track is often used for private events due to the VIP lounge featured above the attraction. For more […]

Epcot’s World Showcase Pavilions Ranked

At Epcot’s World Showcase, you can wander around 11 countries in Walt’s vision of a permanent world’s fair. But the age old question is: which pavilion is best? With countless factors, there is little consensus on what pavilions are better than others, but after considering each pavilion’s theming, food, drink and entertainment, I gave it […]

Scavenger Hunts Make Epcot’s World Showcase More Kid Friendly

As any Disney-going parent knows, Epcot can be a tricky park to bring a child to. Future World boasts a handful of child-friendly rides and character meets, but once you cross over into World Showcase, you can practically anticipate the breakdowns and choruses of “I’m bored”.  No amount of Mickey bars and bubble wands can appease them, at […]

Go Millennial Pink with Special Treats at Walt Disney World

Given the recent popularity of the new millennial pink MagicBands, spirit jerseys and Minnie Mouse headbands, the Disney Parks Blog has some suggestions for treats to help you celebrate the new trend at Walt Disney World. Starting in the theme parks, head over to Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies in the Magic Kingdom for her Millennial […]

Weekly World Forecast: April 13-19, 2018

Everyone knows planning a trip to Walt Disney World can be time-consuming. For some, it’s a passion project to work out all the details, but for many others, planning a Walt Disney World vacation can feel daunting and we know at The DIS that your vacation should be a time of relaxation and family bonding. When […]

Is La Hacienda de San Angel Worth It for IllumiNations?

When visiting Epcot one thing to surely not miss is IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, the nighttime show. It’s absolutely spectacular; fireworks, an illuminated globe and even the World Showcase itself are all part of it. And as with all nighttime shows, there are options to enjoy a meal while watching it in Epcot too. I’ve […]

Agent P’s Adventure Now Recruiting Cadets via the My Disney Experience App

Starting today Sunday, April 8, guests who have downloaded the My Disney Experience app can receive a message attempting to recruit them for Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure via the app. At select locations throughout World Showcase, Major Monogram will send guests a message to help stop Dr. Doofenshmirtz, who is on a conquest to […]

April 5 is National Caramel Day and Karamell-Küche at Epcot Has You Covered

If you’re a fan of sweet and delicious caramel, today might just be your favorite; it’s National Caramel Day! If you’ve ever walked into Karamell-Küche in the Germany pavilion at Epcot, you’re likely familiar with the incredible aromas of all the Werther’s Original hand-crafted caramel treats that can be found inside. Not only will you […]

How World Showcase Purists Should Approach the Future of Epcot

It was recently announced that the Stave Church Gallery in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot would replace its current Frozen inspired exhibit to make way for a new “Gods of the Vikings” exhibit. As a World Showcase purist, I was excited to hear that the pavilion was removing at least a bit of the overwhelming Frozen presence that swallowed […]