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2021 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Disney has announced that the 2021 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will start on July 15th.  Featuring many returning favorites from Canada, Greece, Germany and more. There are many family-oriented events to partake in including Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak which will send you on a scavenger hunt to find Remy statuettes that are

‘Frozen Ever After’ Temporarily Closing for Refurb in November

The Disney refurbishment calendar is showing the the popular attraction/ride “Frozen Ever After” that is located in the Norway Pavillion in Epcot is scheduled to be shut down on November 2, 2020 for a minor refurbishment.  The attraction is scheduled to reopen to guests on November 7. If your children (or you) need to get

Spaceship Earth Attraction in Epcot Closing for Refurb.

Disney announced this week that the Spaceship Earth attraction in Epcot will be closing for refurbishment.  The ride, which is in what has become affectionately known as the Epcot Ball, will be closing on May 26, 2020. This will be the attraction’s fourth refurbishment.  This time will be the largest update that the ride has

Regal Eagle Smokehouse Finally Opening?

Rumors are swirling around this morning that the Regal Eagle Smokehouse located in the American Adventure at EPCOT will be opening soon. WDW News Today reported that on Google the listing for the restaurant is showing that it will be open on Sunday, February 9th at 11:30am…  I did the Google search for Regal Eagle

Disney World Reducing Bus Service to Resorts

Disney World has reduced its bus transportation from Resorts that are on the Disney Skyliner to the Parks that are connected.  Reports are showing that buses are running once an HOUR to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach and Riviera.

Regal Eagle Menu Released

After a long wait, Disney has released the Menu and Pricing for the new Regal Eagle Smokehous in Epcot.  Regal Eagle Smokehous is located in Epcot across from the Amphitheater and where the American Adventure show is currently located.  Now all we need from Disney is when the restaurant is going to open…

Major Changes Coming to Epcot

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but

Good-Bye Illuminations

Good-bye “Illuminations – Refections of Earth”. Originally debuting on January 30, 1988, “Illuminations – Refections of Earth” has run continuously at Disney’s Epcot Theme Park for 31 years.  That run will be coming to an end on August, 30, 2019. With major changes coming to the Epcot Park, a new, temporary, night-time show will begin

Worker Dies in Accident in Epcot

A construction worker lost his life as the result of a fall in the backstage area of the France pavilion in Epcot.  George Grimes succumbed to his injuries as a result of this accident.  Grimes worked for SunBelt Rentals, that are contracted for the work he was doing. Disney has not released a comment about the

Disney is testing Gondola System

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been

Epcot International Festival of Arts 2018

The 2nd annual “Epcot International Festival of Arts” opened today (January 12, 2018) at Disney’s Epcot. The festival includes Art Galleries, Performances, Food Kiosks and more. This year’s festival focuses more on Disney Art more than last year. The “Epcot International Festival of Arts” runs from today through February 19, 2018. Disney Broadway Series Performances will

Pieces Break Off of Blue Monorail

Monorail service at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and loop resorts was suspended on June 16, 2017 after a piece of Monorail Blue broke or fell off of the tram causing it to spark and slow to a halt.  The train had just left the Epcot Station and was heading toward the Magic Kingdom when this

Is Ellen’s Energy Adventure Closing?

Rumors are swirling that “Ellen’s Energy Adventure” in Disney World’s Epcot is getting ready to close.  Reports are that permits have been submitted with the Reedy Creek Improvement for work to be done on the wetlands and canal that are currently behind the building that houses “Ellen’s Energy Adventure”. Ellen’s Energy Adventure is currently a

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