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Xandarian Spaceship Begins Installation, Scrim Surrounds the Seating Area Near World Showcase, Interactive Wrist Banshees, & More: EPCOT Photo Report 1/24/22

Good morning from EPCOT!

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We started our day on board the highway in the sky and noticed the Xandarian Spaceship beginning installation at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind!

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This is a big milestone for the attraction, bringing it one step closer to completion.

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Across the way at Connections Cafe, work is moving quickly on the roofing currently being built out.

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Inside Creations, plenty of the newly released Alice in Wonderland Dooney & Bourke baags are available.

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An “It’s Always Tea Time” Mad Hatter hat pin is on the wall with the pins near the registers. All the details of today’s merchandise finds are listed in our daily merchandise roundup.

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Jessica and Roger Rabbit join Benny the Cab on this pin.

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One of our favorite things to do while visiting the Festival of the Arts is to check in on the chalk art progress as it is always changing and new art is being added.

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A forced perspective chalk drawing of Joe Gardner was just added along the promenade walkway.

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At House of Good Fortune, three new pairs of Lunar New Year ears are available.

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A sign near International Gateway reminds guests that the EPCOT Line of the Disney Skyliner is currently not operating during its scheduled refurbishment.

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As we passed through the Canada Pavilion, the water for the large waterfall was off. The pumps near the pond area were gurgling also.

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Port of Entry in the World Showcase promenade has quite a few of the new 50th Anniversary Vault Collection Spirit Jerseys and zip up hoodies available.

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The Figment popcorn bucket was removed from the smaller menu board outside of POP Eats!, but now it has been removed from the larger menu board near the kiosk as well.

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Scrim is erected at the seating area along the walkway to World Showcase Promenade across from the POP Eats! booth, near the restrooms, and Starbucks.

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On our way out of the park, we made sure to wave to Vanellope and Joy who have returned as character sightings at the Imagination! Pavilion.

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We stopped over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for an afternoon visit and made some new friends in Pandora in the form of interactive wrist Banshees.

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A few days ago, the bridge along the walkway near the Caravan Road stand was repaired and is now open again.

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A DINOSAUR collectible figures set is at the exit to the attraction.

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The entrance area to the attraction is still undergoing refurbishment as the water feature is off and Aladar is looking a little worse for the wear.

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Restaurantosaurus had been refurbishing its deck areas, and it seems like the progress has now shifted to the entrance area of the restaurant, where construction walls are up around a portion of the deck.

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New pink Minnie Mouse flip flops are at Island Mercantile.

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Star Wars socks and an “I Love You” Princess Leia shirt are at Discovery Trading Co.

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A new Mickey Mouse Spiro Light Twist is near the registers at the exit to the shop.

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