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Dates Announced for the 2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The dates for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been announced. This year's festival kicks off Wednesday, September 14 and runs through November 14. That's 62 days of food and wine goodness.

Disney Hints at Summer Opening for Frozen Ever After and Sommerhus

The latest edition of the Mickey Monitor, the Annual Passholder newsletter featured a small but important bit of information: Frozen Ever After and the Royal Sommerhus in Epcot's Norway pavilion should be open by this summer.

Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza Starts March 2 at Epcot

It's almost that time of year again: time for the Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza. Once again this year guests at Epcot will have a chance to search for "eggs" themed after Disney characters and track their findings on a special map.

Disney Gives Guests a Sneak Preview of Merchandise for the 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival kicks off in just a couple of weeks on March 4, and Disney recently gave guests a sneak peek of merchandise for the festival. Fans of Figment will be happy to see that he makes his first appearance on the festival artwork.

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrating Black History Month with Author Appearances

The Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating Black History Month with several author appearances and book signings. The events take place at the American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot and the first event is today, February 6.

Lineup Announced for the 2016 Garden Rocks Concert Series at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

The 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 2 for its 90-day run. This year's extended run means there are two more weekends for the Garden Rocks concert series and this year's concerts will feature four new acts.

Nine Dragons Restaurant and Morimoto Asia Celebrating Chinese New Year with Special Menu Items

Nine Dragons in Epcot's China Pavilion and Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs are celebrating the Chinese New Year with new menu items and special menus beginning February 8.

New Musical Act Takes the Stage in Epcot’s Canada Pavilion

The lumberjacks are gone and music has once again returned to the Mill Stage in Epcot's Canada pavilion. No it isn't Off Kilter but guests can check out a new musical act, TradNation, five days a week at the pavilion.

Disney Vacation Club Announces New Member Lounge as Part of 25th Anniversary

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with special events and the opening of an all-new Member Lounge. This new lounge will be located in the Imagination Pavilion in Epcot's Future World.

Walt Disney World Resort Hosting Special Merchandise Events this Month

The Walt Disney World Resort is kicking off the New Year with a slate of new merchandise events featuring artists and merchandise representatives. The list of events for this month is smaller than other months but there are some great events happening.

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Epcot was one of Walt Disney's original visions. Originally standing for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, it was actually intended to be much more of the basis for Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. Eventually however his initial vision proved too grand to be carried out and it became the less expansive park that you see today.

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Get Your The ‘DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2017′ E-book Today

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and those fine folks over at the Disney Food Blog are celebrating the launch of the fully-updated DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2017 e-book! It's the ultimate planning tool for travelers heading down to Walt Disney World for a fun family holiday.

Limited Advanced Dining Reservations In Epcot Still Available For Thanksgiving

While many fans are right on top of their Walt Disney World advanced dining reservations as soon as that 180 window opens up, others are more laid back when it comes to mealtime. There are certain times of year that you can get a reservation just about anywhere, during the holidays is not one of them. If you plan on spending Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks and are still hoping to snag a great mealtime table for your family, you may want to act soon.

Great Breakfasts under $10 at Walt Disney World

It isn't hard for Walt Disney World guests to find a delicious breakfast at dozens of wonderful table service establishments across the property. However, finding a counter service breakfast with a little more pep can be tricky. The following breakfast options have a bit more personality than the standard breakfast platter and are sure to get you going for your busy day ahead, all for under $10.

Where To Find Pumpkin Flavored Treats This Fall At Walt Disney World

If you haven't been paying attention around your hometown, pumpkin season is in full swing! The fine bakers at Walt Disney World have noticed too and the shelves have been stocked with tasty treats that embrace the flavors of fall. For Americans there always seems to be something comforting about pumpkin, with memories of family times together, where better to share that than on a Walt Disney World vacation.

10 Things To See During The Holidays At Walt Disney World

Holidays at Walt Disney World are right around the corner and I'm looking forward to a variety of exciting activities! It's a fan favorite time of year when the property is decorated with seasonal lights and trim to go along with the bustling activities. Read on to learn 10 exciting things to see during the holidays at Disney.

Shop The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival With shopDisney

There are just a few more weeks until we say goodbye to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival for another year. If you didn't have a chance to get down to enjoy the culinary extravaganza, or if you were so busy eating your way around the world that you forgot to go shopping no worries! shopDisney.com has you covered with an online selection of some of the most popular souvenirs of the year.

5 Reasons To Love The Walt Disney World Swan And Dolphin

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is a beautiful complex that sits nestled between Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios on the shores of Crescent Lake. If you haven't been by recently, you may want to head on over and check it out since the completion of their $140 Million renovation project. The resort has a stylish new look from lobby to guest room, new amenities, and the very latest in technology.

35 Reasons To Love Epcot For The 35th Anniversary

Yesterday Epcot experienced the 35th Anniversary of its opening date with a special ceremony and huge crowds. We wanted to mark the day here on the blog, so the team came up with a list of 35 Reasons We Love Epcot at 35! It was hard to limit our list to just 35 reasons to love Walt Disney World's second gate, but here is our list, in no particular order.

Cool Down With Great Drinks at The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is in full swing at the Walt Disney World Resort. With all the delicious food and wine to indulge in, it can be easy to spend a lot of time out in that hot summer sun. If you're looking for something to help you cool off at the festival, be sure to make a stop at one of these booths at kiosks that are serving up some delicious cool beverages.

Celebrating Epcot’s 35th Anniversary In Park October 1, 2017

On Oct. 1, 1982 Walt Disney World opened its second Theme Park on the vast Florida property. A Park dedicated to the exploration of art, science, and culture, Epcot was a new kind of destination, a permanent world's fair where guests could enjoy learning about the world around them and new horizons in the future.

On October 1st, 2017 Disney Parks will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the opening of Epcot. Let's take a look at some of the fun things Disney has in store for this very special day.