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Easter Week Activities at Walt Disney World Resort Include Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny Meet-and-Greet

If you have plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort for Easter there are a few special events taking place to help you celebrate. Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny have arrived at the Magic Kingdom and there's also a special Easter egg hunt happening at Epcot.

Innoventions West at Epcot Temporarily Closing in May for Refurbishment

More changes are coming to the Walt Disney World Resort this spring! This time, the changes are happening at Epcot's Innoventions West pavilion located in Future World. The attraction will be closing temporarily in May for a refurbishment.

New Entertainment Experience Introduced throughout Epcot’s World Showcase

Disney has recently introduced several new entertainment experiences in World Showcase following last year's departure of acts including Off Kilter and Mo'Rockin'. The new acts include an acoustic band, a flag-throwing team, and even Canadian Lumberjacks.

Disney Announces ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ and Plans to Kick Off Summer with a 24-Hour Party

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that this summer will be the 'Coolest Summer Ever' and to kick off the cool season there will be a 24-hour party on May 22-23 at the Magic Kingdom. Disney made the announcement from a still snowy Boston where a little bit of summer was created thanks to a 20-foot-wide beach complete with Cinderella Castle and Olaf.

Disney's Egg-stravaganza Easter Egg Hunt Returns to Epcot

If you have plans to be at the Walt Disney World Resort for Easter you'll want to stop by Epcot and take part in the annual Egg-stravaganza Easter Egg Hunt! This special event takes place March 27 through April 2 in the theme park.

Check out the 2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise

The 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is in full bloom at Epcot from now through May 17 and we have details on the new merchandise created just for the event. Guests can enjoy the beautiful flowers, dine on great food at the Outdoor Kitchens, and go home with some incredible merchandise too.

Expansions Ahead for Two of Walt Disney World's Most Popular Attractions

Yesterday the Disney Parks Blog confirmed rumors that have been swirling for months, and announced updates and expansions for two of the most popular attractions in the Disney Parks!

March Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

If you're headed to Walt Disney World Resort this month there are so many special merchandise events taking place that there's bound to be something for everyone. From popular artists to Major League Baseball legends to Precious Moments dolls, it's a month full of great events.

More Updates for the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Outdoor Kitchens Plus Cooking Demos

The 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival opens March 4 (less than one week away!) and the Outdoor Kitchens will once again be serving up delicious food and beverage items. This year's festival features at least 11 Outdoor Kitchens including the all-new Botanas Botanico which will be located between France and Morocco.

Trolley Car Café Opens as Starbucks Location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Coffee fans have another Starbucks location to visit on their next Walt Disney World vacation. The Trolley Car Cafe is now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios, serving up coffee, cupcakes, cookies, and more on the corner of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.

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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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Traditional Terra Cotta & Garden Italiano In Epcot’s Italy Pavilion

I had a wonderful time touring the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, the displays throughout the Park fill the air with fragrance, and offer ideas for bringing a little color and beauty into your gardens at home. I'm not a great gardener, but the container gardens found in Epcot's Italy pavilion were just the thing I needed to inspire me. This summer, I'll be bringing a bit of Garden Italiano's finesse to my own home.

Extraordinary Orchids At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

I just got back from the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival; let me tell you, if you haven't been for a few years, it's time to start planning a trip. This annual extravaganza of colorful blooms has grown so much since I had last been six years ago I almost didn't know I was in the same place. It's a an explosion of natural color, fragrance, and ideas for making your world more beautiful. One of the most stunning displays that I came across this year was the Extraordinary Orchids in the Mexico Pavilion.

The Berry Basket Outdoor Kitchen At Epcot's International Flower And Garden Festival

I've been on the ground at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival all week, and I couldn't wait to get home to tell you about one of my favorite NEW Outdoor Kitchens. If you'll be at the festival yourself, be sure to head straight over to The Berry Basket.

Going The Distance: Training Tips for Vacation

Many people don't really think about the amount of daily activity they get. Their days are happily managed at home, with a careful balance or work and rest. These people are never quite prepared for the exercise and environmental conditions that await on their Walt Disney World vacation. Most guests cover between 8-10 miles a day on their Disney vacations. We've gathered together a few great tips for the average go to go the distance and get in a little bit of training for their Disney vacation.

The Top Sandwiches at Walt Disney World Resort

There is undoubtedly a lot of really good food at the Walt Disney World Resort. And sometimes, some of the best food comes in sandwich form. But we're not just talking about your standard sandwich featuring some sort of meat and toppings between two slices of bread. No way. We're talking about sweet sandwiches too.

Three Sweet Spots for Sushi At Walt Disney World

Sushi is a popular culinary treat, but not everyone has a quality Japanese restaurant in their home town. Luckily Disney travelers, can find a broad variety of restaurants across the Walt Disney World Property that are offering up this skillfully created Japanese delicacy. We've gathered together our three favorite sweet spots for sushi to share with you.

Favorite Fried Foods at Walt Disney World Resort

Ah, fried foods. Is there anything better than food that is deep fried, whether we're talking about corn dogs, French fries, or funnel cakes? We think not. There's just something so comforting about eating fried foods, even if they aren't always the healthiest choice on the menu.

Introducing Peru Alto Maya From Joffery's Coffee And Disney

Disney fans can be pretty dedicated to their coffee, and whether they prefer Starbucks or Joffery's you don't want to get between them and their caffeine fix. Yesterday, Disney announced a brand new brew that not only provides support to fans looking for a great cuppa joe, but supports their mission of conservation around the world.

Guest Curiosity Inspired Greater Focus On Edible Landscapes At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

Long time Disney fans may have noticed the subtle evolution of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival from a jubilant display of mostly flower gardens to relevant source of inspiration for edible landscapes. While one could say that Disney is on the cutting edge of change in gardening, the truth is that the greater focus on food came straight from the guests.