Connections Café Now Open, New Liege Waffle Delights, ‘Disney Pride Collection’ Begins to Arrive, & More: EPCOT & Disney Springs Photo Report 4/21/2022

Welcome to EPCOT!

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The construction walls are down at Connections Café, and we are excited to finally see into the new space.

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Connections Café soft opened a few hours later.

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The floor at the entrance calls back to Walt Disney’s original design for EPCOT.

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A table just inside a side entrance has a glass topped table with the EPCOT logo on it.

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You can watch our full video tour of Connections Café here.

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A new Liege Waffle was available, and we had to try it.

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This waffle is a perfect way to start your park day. A delicious light and tasty snack.

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Annual passholders can now take home this flower pot mug.

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“Disney Pride Collection” tumbler is stocked on the shelves at Creations Shop.

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We headed over to Disney Springs to find some more new merchandise. Above is “Turning Red” inspired bowls, and below is a new tie-dye Mickey Mouse hoodie.

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A sleek new “original Mickey” tumbler is available at World of Disney.

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Celebrate the 20th “anniverscary” of “Monsters, inc” with this new mug.

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Find joy in this new “Inside Out” inspired windbreaker.

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Thanks for joining us today, and we will see you real soon.

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  1. Except for the mural (which looks great) WDW could not have designed a more generic looking café. It will be a perfect compliment to the generic looking store to replace the wonderful Mouse Gear shop that they deemed too…I don’t know, maybe too Disney?

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