Tag Archives: World showcase

Exclusive: Dan Cockerell’s Exit Interview and Life After Disney – Part Two


In part one, of a two part interview, former Walt Disney World Vice President Dan Cockerell talked about his early years working at Walt Disney World and at Disneyland Paris, and gave us a glimpse into Walt Disney World’s upcoming 50th Anniversary. Here is the second part of Dan’s interview. MIRARCHI: Disney fans seem divided […]


Ziploc Sponsors Kidcot Fun Stops Throughout Epcot


Ziploc recently became the sponsor for the 11 Kidcot Fun Stops at each pavilion around Epcot’s World Showcase. Each Fun Stop now has new signage that features “Presented by Ziploc” at the bottom. Guests with young children that don’t enjoy World Showcase quite as much the grown ups often stop at the Kidcot Fun Stops […]


Epcot To Host A Celebration For Canada Day on July 1st


Guests visiting Walt Disney World on July 1st can celebrate Canada Day in Epcot. Canada Day celebrations are held all over the world to commemorate when Canada became a new federation with its own constitution. Now you can celebrate the holiday at the Canada pavilion in World Showcase. Visitors can participate in a special discovery […]


Five Romantic Proposal Spots at Walt Disney World (That Aren’t in Front of the Castle)


Though undeniably iconic, proposing in front of Cinderella Castle is the obvious choice. If you’re searching for somewhere special to surprise your Disney-obsessed sweetheart, consider these equally romantic destinations. 1) The World Showcase after IllumiNations During the day, Epcot’s tour of eleven countries tends to get quite crowded, but it’s a little known secret that you’ll […]


New Treats Inspired by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live!’ Available at Epcot


Beginning today, guests can stop into the eateries at the American Adventure pavilion where they’ll find new offerings that were inspired by the new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live!’ show that will also begin performances today on the stage at the America Gardens Theatre. At Liberty Inn, there is a cute Groot Sipper Cup that includes your choice of […]


Merchandise Events at Epcot During the Month of June


There are several merchandise events taking place this month at Epcot that guests may be interested in attending if signed collectibles are their thing. These special merchandise events are taking place at various locations throughout Epcot and many will include artist signings and/or guest appearances. June 5-8: Signing with Larry Dotson, 12-7 p.m. at the Norway […]


Blueberry Grass Band Coming to Epcot’s Canada Pavilion This Summer


Those who love to explore the World Showcase at Epcot know that discovering authentic entertainment experiences from around the world is included in the fun. Beginning June 13 on the Mill Stage at the Canada Pavilion, the music of Blueberry Grass Band will entertain guests with their upbeat tunes. Blueberry Grass Band is an accomplished […]


Disney Invites Guests to Celebrate Japan’s “Children’s Day” at Epcot on May 5


One of the best things about visiting the World Showcase in Epcot is that you never know what kinds of interesting things you might happen upon during your time there. With eleven countries represented, there is bound to be something special going on. Every year on May 5th, Japan celebrates Kodomo no hi or “Children’s […]


Celebrate Liberation Day in the Italy Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase


The Italian national holiday, Liberation Day, is April 25. Liberation Day is a celebration of the end of the Italian Civil War. Guests visiting the Italy pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase today are encouraged to celebrate and learn even more about the holiday’s history. Disney’s description of what they have in store for Liberation Day was […]


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 […]