PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT & Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8/29/21 (The Buffet At Biergarten Returns, Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Apparel, Four New Wilderness Explorer Badge Cupcakes Arrive at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, & More)

Greetings World Travelers! Today, we are roaming from the exotic countries surrounding World Showcase Lagoon to the green jungles of the animal kingdom so we hope you packed your polka pants and safari gear, let’s get started!


A colorful new version of the 50th banner that appeared in Magic Kingdom is also found at the gates surrounding the EPCOT entrance including at International Gateway.


A large area in between MouseGear and the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction will be has been cleared and replaced with small green scrim boxes.


A new EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2021 logo magnet has arrived in both MouseGear and Port of Entry in the promenade to World Showcase.


Living with the Land over in The Land pavilion sees another day of closure, reaching just over a week of downtime.


The remaining exterior poles at Lotus Blossom Cafe received the last coat of paint to refresh them.


Guten Tag! Biergarten Restaurant’s buffet returns from its previously family-style only offering after reopening.


We were able to wave to Princess Aurora as we made our way through the France pavilion where she is now available for socially distanced meet and greets following the halt of princess cavalcades in World Showcase.


New Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland apparel arrived at The Tea Caddy in the UK pavilion.


Before heading out of EPCOT, we passed through the Canada pavilion where scrim has now appeared on the side of Northwest Mercantile as it undergoes a facade refurbishment.


Over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the repainting of the entrance is almost complete save a patch of green wall waiting for its rocks to receive a touch-up.


Four new Wilderness Explorer badge cupcakes can be found throughout the park! Can you get them all?


Drums have replaced the wood carver’s station in Africa near Tamu-Tamu Refreshments.


Green barricades that once lined the stage in Africa have been removed.


Although it was scheduled to reopen today, Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery remained closed.

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3 months ago

on our last visit we went to colonial. i found the president bill clinton statue to be very offending. so wdw, are you going to remove that perv from the hall?