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Artist Lineup Announced for Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts starts January 13 and includes visual, culinary, and performing arts. Guests will have a chance to enjoy a showcase of music and Broadway talent during the festival thanks to a collaboration with Disney Theatrical Productions.

Disney News Round-Up: New runDisney Digital Event Guides, Culinary Treats at Epcot’s Festival of the Arts, and More

Happy Wednesday! As we inch closer to the holiday weekend there is still a bit of Disney news out there to look at. Today we're checking out the all-new digital event guides from runDisney and a few more bits of fun news.

The 2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival to Feature New Outdoor Kitchens, New Topiaries

The 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starts March 1 and runs for 90 days through May 29. The 24th annual Festival will feature two new Outdoor Kitchens, a new princess topiary, expanded Garden Rocks concerts, and much more.

Disney News Round-up: Progressive Dinner Announced at Disney Springs, New Party in the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy day after Thanksgiving! While you're noshing on leftovers we have some exciting food-themed news to share with you. Next weekend there's a special progressive dinner planned at Disney Springs, and next week a new party is coming to the Magic Kingdom. Read on to find out more.

Disney Announces New Epcot Arts Festival and the Magic Kingdom Adds Cabanas to the Park

A new festival is coming to Epcot in January 2017 featuring art, performance, and food. And, if you're looking for a respite from the crowds at the Magic Kingdom you might want to check out the new cabanas they're adding. It's all in today's' news report.

Disney News Round-up: New Theme Park Ticket Option, Celebrate Mickey’s Birthday, and More

Happy Thursday and welcome to another Disney news round-up! Mickey Mouse is celebrating his birthday tomorrow and everyone can celebrate at the Walt Disney World Resort. Let's check out the rest of today's news.

Disney Food Blog Launches the ‘DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2016’ E-book

Our friends at the Disney Food Blog are celebrating the grand launch of the fully-updated DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2016 e-book. The e-book is full of information and tips on all the holiday events happening at the Walt Disney World Resort this year.

Disney News Round-up: Princess Elena Meet-and-Greet, Dinosaur Refurb Extended, and More

Happy Monday and welcome to another Disney new round-up! Today we're talking about a new princess meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom, some other character meet-and-greet news, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: New Teaser Trailer for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5,’ DFB Launches new YouTube Channel, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up. Today we're talking about a new YouTube channel from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, the Muppets returning to Epcot, and much more. And of course, we're keeping all our friends and readers in Florida in our thoughts today as the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew.

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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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2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Dates Announced

Folks planning Fall vacations in Walt Disney World can look forward to the 23rd Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The fan favorite event as it returns to Epcot for 75 days packed full of culinary delights, expert seminars, and extraordinary entertainment. Running from August 30 to November 12, 2018 Guest will sip, stroll, and delight in this Disney tradition.

Egg-stravaganza Hunt At The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Returning again to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, the highly popular Egg-stravaganza Hunt is an Egg Hunt eggs-traordinaire through the pavilions of World Showcase. Between March 16 and April 1 (or while supplies last), Guests visiting the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival can purchase special scavenger hunt maps that guide them on adventure through Epcot searching for some rather impressive eggs.

Top Walt Disney World Hotels When You Have Teens That Want To Roam

As your kids get older, it's natural for a family trip to Walt Disney World takes on a different air and feel. While Guests under the age of 14 are required to have supervision, teens over 14 can stretch their wings and explore the property a little further on their own. When my kids were that age, it was important to that we stayed at a resort on property that allowed them more than enough fairly nearby entertainment options when I let them go off on their own.

American Adventure Re-opens This Month With A New Look And Sound

The American Adventure Attraction is one of the shining stars of Epcot's World Showcase Promenade. The centerpiece building, known as "The People's Mansion," with its 110,000 brick facade made from Georgia red clay, anchors not only this themed land, but all of World Showcase. Standing before the impressive structure evokes thoughts of this nations birth, and the pride of our founding fathers. The attraction inside is currently closed, but will reopen later this month with a new look, sound, and even a few new faces.

11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World

The world's Vacation Kingdom has become a hot spot of love birds looking to get away, while still having some wholesome fun. While we all know about enjoying Days in the Park, nights become enchanted, and we've got a list of 11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World.

2018 Will Be An Incredible Summer At Walt Disney World

It will be an Incredible Summer this year at Walt Disney World, with immersive experiences taking Guests deep into the worlds of their favorite Disney films. Visitors can look forward to something special going on in all four Theme Parks and Disney Springs, with new shows, attractions, meet and greets, and an entirely new Land! It all kicks off staring Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, 2018.

‘Garden Rocks’ Concert Series Line-up for the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

The 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is just around the corner, and that means that not only will Epcot visitors be treated to the freshest of foods and beautiful gardens, but they will also get to enjoy the fabulous sounds of the 'Garden Rocks' Concert Series.

Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

New! A brand new springtime scavenger hunt will debut this year at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Join Spike - Disney's favorite honey bee - on a trip through the gardens of Epcot from February 28-May 28. Spike has been busy pollinating his way around the festival and wants to give aspiring gardeners of all ages the chance to follow his pollination trail on Spike's Pollen Nation Exploration.

Disney News and Rumors This Week

After 90 years as a screen legend and fashion icon Minnie Mouse has finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The prestigious ceremony was attended by Minnie, Mickey, Disney CEO Bob Iger, and the host of ABC's American Idol Katy Perry, as well as a bevy of adoring fans. Happy 90th Minnie, you look just as beautiful as when you were first drawn. If you would like to celebrate Minnie Mouse, be sure to Rock The Dots during this special year.

Cocktails From El Artista Hambriento: Epcot International Festival Of The Arts

I was over at the Disney Food Blog reading The Best of the Fest: What to Eat at the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts! when I came across two beautiful cocktails that I knew I had to share. There is simplicity in the presentation, but at the same time they speak to the art of Mexico in a unique and poignant way.