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Preliminary Festival of the Arts Information

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A lot of our favorite things are on hold for now at Walt Disney World, but there is good news coming out of Epcot. A modified version of the Festival of the Arts will return in 2021! It will be called the Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts. It looks like several aspects […]

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A Pop-up Shop for Annual Passholders

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If you are an Annual Passholder, there is a brand new way to shop at Epcot! Das Kaufhaus in Germany has temporarily been turned into a pop-up Passholder store. It is open 11:30-park closing, Monday through Friday only. The location will remain there until November 17. I was part of an invited media group, representing […]

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Ten Second Tip: Testing Fireworks?

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There are numerous reports that Disney has started testing fireworks at Epcot. The test has taken place after the park has closed for the day. I have even heard that some guests staying on property were warned that they might hear them. I’m not sure what this means, but it sounds like a step in […]

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Capacity and Crowds

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The Walt Disney World theme parks had not yet opened on the 4th of July this year. That means that Labor Day Weekend was the first chance that we would have to see a holiday weekend. On both Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6 all four theme parks hit capacity in the three ticket […]

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Ten Second Tip: Flower & Garden Merchandise

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When Epcot reopened, we were introduced to the Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The merchandise, though, was from the Flower & Garden Festival. The Food & Wine Festival merchandise is now available in the park, but there is still some Flower & Garden merchandise available. Most of it is 30% off! If […]

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A Few Notes About Food & Wine Merchandise

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When Epcot reopened to the public, there were several places to buy festival merchandise around World Showcase. The merch sold was for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Currently, Disney is running the Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, so how about merchandise for that? There is news. On August 26, I […]

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Projects, Construction, and Anniversaries

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In 2021 Walt Disney World will celebrate it’s Golden Anniversary. The Magic Kingdom opened on October 1, 1971! To get to the milestone date, we need to make it through 2020 first. Before COVID-19 Disney had big plans, and there were plenty of changes going on. I’ve been asked a few times about some of […]