Beauty and the Beast, Kermit and Miss Piggy, & More Topiaries Installed for 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

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With less than a week until the start of the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, which begins on Wednesday, February 28, even more topiaries have appeared at the park. Simba and Friends Topiaries The Simba and Friends topiaries — Mufasa, Rafiki, Simba, and Sarabi — can be found in World Nature near The … Read more

Soarin’ Over California at EPCOT End Date Announced & More: Daily Recap (2/21/24)

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The end date announced for Soarin’ Over California at EPCOT, a new Dooney & Bourke ear headband arrives, and a canceled Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge creature could still be added to the land — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom EPCOT Disney’s Hollywood … Read more

PHOTOS: Canada Pavilion Construction Walls Removed in EPCOT

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With much of the Canada Pavilion being behind construction walls since June of 2023, the pavilion is finally almost entirely open, as we spotted the walls finally taken down. Canada Pavilion Construction The area to the right of Trading Post was walled off during construction. Guests could not go to the higher tier of the … Read more

PHOTOS: Scaffolding Removed From Around Hotel du Canada, Northwest Mercantile Now Closed in EPCOT

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After most scaffolding was removed last month, all scaffolding is now gone from around Hotel du Canada in the Canada Pavilion in EPCOT. As work wraps up on the hotel façade, Northwest Mercantile has closed for refurbishment. Hotel du Canada Refurbishment The fake hotel was previously tan with a brown roof. It’s now more gray … Read more

PHOTOS: Final Touches Being Added to Hotel du Canada During Refurbishment at EPCOT Canada Pavilion

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While most of the scaffolding has been removed from Hotel du Canada in the Canada Pavilion of EPCOT, work is not yet complete on the refurbishment of the building. Canada Pavilion Construction Since work began last summer, construction walls have blocked access to most of the upper area of the Canada Pavilion. Northwest Mercantile and … Read more

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Height Requirement Revealed, Themes Announced for Disneyland runDisney Halloween Half Marathon Weekend, & More : Daily Recap (1/23/24)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

PHOTOS: Most Scaffolding Removed From Hotel du Canada Facade in EPCOT

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After crews began to remove scaffolding from the Hotel du Canada façade in the Canada Pavilion of EPCOT last month, the scaffolding and scrim are now completely gone from one side of the building. Hotel du Canada Refurbishment Refurbishment of the building began last summer, with scaffolding completely covering some sides of the building. Crews … Read more

Walt Disney World Cast Members Can Now Live in Flamingo Crossings Village College Program Housing, Return Dates Announced for ‘Mickey’s Mix Magic,’ ‘Wondrous Journeys,’ and ‘Magic Happens’ at Disneyland, & More: Daily Recap (12/21/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, December 21, 2023. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

PHOTOS: Scaffolding Coming Down From Hotel du Canada in EPCOT

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Crews have been working on the Hotel du Canada façade in EPCOT since June of this year. It looks like the refurbishment project is nearing an end as some scaffolding has been removed from the top of the building. Hotel du Canada Refurbishment The walkways around the building have been blocked off due to the … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEOS: Holiday Storytellers Return Around World Showcase for 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

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The 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays commenced on November 24, bringing with it the return of holiday storytellers across the World Showcase neighborhood of the park. The performers, who are a staple of the annual event, invite guests to join them in the festive traditions of their respective cultures, sometimes through spoken word … Read more

PHOTOS: All Locations for Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt at 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

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The self-guided Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt has returned to Walt Disney World for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays. The “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”-inspired search encourages guests to look for hidden Olaf figurines scattered throughout the World Showcase neighborhood of the park, and though the scavenger hunt has been held in years … Read more

REVIEW: Turkey Poutine Offers Thanksgiving Dinner In One Dish at Refreshment Port for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

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While the Refreshment Port is a year-round location located within the World Showcase, a few exclusive items always pop up on the menu during the festivals that take place in the park. For the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, there are plenty of unique beers on the menu, along with a special turkey … Read more

REVIEW: Yukon Holiday Kitchen Adds Seared Salmon Dish to Menu for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

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The flavors of our neighbor to the North, Canada, are calling us! Seared salmon, beef braised in wine sauce, and snickerdoodle cookies are all on the menu this year at the Yukon Holiday Kitchen at the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays. Menu for Yukon Holiday Kitchen at the EPCOT International Festival of the … Read more

PHOTOS: 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Decorations & Kitchens Signage Arrive

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The holiday spirit is slowly spreading around EPCOT at Walt Disney World, as additional festive decorations have recently been installed throughout the World Showcase neighborhood of the park. The seasonal garnishments come in preparation for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, which is scheduled to commence on November 24. 2023 EPCOT International Festival … Read more

Boat Transportation Connecting Select Walt Disney World Resorts Resuming, Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit Returns to EPCOT, & More: Daily Recap (9/29/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Friday, September 29, 2023. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

PHOTOS: Hotel du Canada Makeover Continues at EPCOT as Façade Gets New Coat of Paint

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The Hotel du Canada façade in the Canada Pavilion at EPCOT has been undergoing an overall repainting since earlier this summer. Now, a new shade of paint has covered the previous primer-covered bricks, bringing this project one step closer to completion. Hotel du Canada Repainting On a recent visit to EPCOT, we noticed that the … Read more