Epcot: The Park of Festivals

Epcot International Festival of Flowers

Many people who are planning a trip to Walt Disney World tend to overlook Epcot as a park for them to visit, especially those with little kids. And, in all honesty, there are fewer rides there than some of the other parks, but the nature of the park itself opens it up to a festival atmosphere for every season.

Epcot Spring Events to Include in Your Plans

epcot international festival of the arts

By Lindsay Mott, Travel Planner Late winter and spring are great times to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. The weather is cooler – sometimes cold, sometimes not – and there are a few down weeks between now and the summer where the crowds are more manageable. Of course, this excludes Mardi Gras, Easter, and some variables in crowds due … Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy Roller Coaster Coming to Walt Disney World

At the 35th Anniversary event for Epcot, Disney announced that a Guardians of the Galaxy attraction was coming to Epcot in Walt Disney World. This attraction will be replacing the existing Ellen’s Universe of Energy. The new attraction has been officially confirmed to be the first roller coaster attraction at Epcot. This ride will have a new building built to … Read More

15 TIPS FOR YOUR BEST TRIP TO WALT DISNEY WORLD WITH SMALL KIDS!

15 TIPS FOR YOUR DISNEY TRIP (WITH SMALL KIDS! By Erin McPherson Taking small kids on a Walt Disney World trip is magical! Seeing the look on your son’s face the first time he hugs Mickey Mouse, or seeing the sheer joy when your daughter meets Cinderella are memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. Whether you are returning … Read More

2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival “Garden Rocks” Concert Series

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is taking place March 1st through May 30th, 2017. Current lineup schedule is: March 3-4: Jon Secada March 5-6: Dennis DeYoung March 10-13: Pointer Sisters March 17-18: Simple Plan (“Welcome to My Life”) March 19-20: Plain White T’s March 24-27: Night Ranger March 31-April 3: Little River Band April 7-10: Blood, Sweat & … Read More

Holiday Tastings and Celebrity Narrators at Epcot for 2016

Visiting Epcot during the holiday season? Here’s just a sampling of some of the items you’ll find at the five new marketplaces: •Prost! in Germany (artisan cheese plate or sauerbraten with red cabbage and spätzle) •American Holiday Table in American Adventure Pavilion (slow-roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce) •Alpine Haus between France and Morocco (cheese fondue in … Read More

2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival-the What, When, and Who-

The 21st Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be held September 14 to November 14, 2016. This Disney celebration has become one of America’s top food festivals and features more than 30 marketplaces with seminars, merchandise, tips and tricks from the pros, book and bottle signings, samples of exquisite tastings of food and drink, and premium block parties. Top … Read More