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Dates Announced for the 2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The dates for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been announced. This year's festival kicks off Wednesday, September 14 and runs through November 14. That's 62 days of food and wine goodness.

Disney Hints at Summer Opening for Frozen Ever After and Sommerhus

The latest edition of the Mickey Monitor, the Annual Passholder newsletter featured a small but important bit of information: Frozen Ever After and the Royal Sommerhus in Epcot's Norway pavilion should be open by this summer.

Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza Starts March 2 at Epcot

It's almost that time of year again: time for the Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza. Once again this year guests at Epcot will have a chance to search for "eggs" themed after Disney characters and track their findings on a special map.

Disney Gives Guests a Sneak Preview of Merchandise for the 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival kicks off in just a couple of weeks on March 4, and Disney recently gave guests a sneak peek of merchandise for the festival. Fans of Figment will be happy to see that he makes his first appearance on the festival artwork.

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrating Black History Month with Author Appearances

The Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating Black History Month with several author appearances and book signings. The events take place at the American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot and the first event is today, February 6.

Lineup Announced for the 2016 Garden Rocks Concert Series at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

The 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 2 for its 90-day run. This year's extended run means there are two more weekends for the Garden Rocks concert series and this year's concerts will feature four new acts.

Nine Dragons Restaurant and Morimoto Asia Celebrating Chinese New Year with Special Menu Items

Nine Dragons in Epcot's China Pavilion and Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs are celebrating the Chinese New Year with new menu items and special menus beginning February 8.

New Musical Act Takes the Stage in Epcot’s Canada Pavilion

The lumberjacks are gone and music has once again returned to the Mill Stage in Epcot's Canada pavilion. No it isn't Off Kilter but guests can check out a new musical act, TradNation, five days a week at the pavilion.

Disney Vacation Club Announces New Member Lounge as Part of 25th Anniversary

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with special events and the opening of an all-new Member Lounge. This new lounge will be located in the Imagination Pavilion in Epcot's Future World.

Walt Disney World Resort Hosting Special Merchandise Events this Month

The Walt Disney World Resort is kicking off the New Year with a slate of new merchandise events featuring artists and merchandise representatives. The list of events for this month is smaller than other months but there are some great events happening.

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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 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.

The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks

I'm a breakfast girl, so if I have the chance I'm heading to a table service restaurant for a relaxing morning before hitting the Parks. But - when I've got places to be (can you say FastPass?) then a fast bite at one of Walt Disney World's quick service restaurants in the Park is the way I go. Check out where you can find The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks.

runDisney Kicks Off The 25th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

This week more than twenty thousand runners will be stepping off on their own personal journeys to greatness as they try and conquer the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna. For 25 years this annual event has taken runners along the 26.2-mile course through Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom and Epcot. The only runDisney course that goes through all four parks, this is the race that started it all.

Exciting Things Await At Walt Disney World In 2018

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018! Are you ready for another great year of everything Walt Disney World? Today we're looking forward all the exciting things this 2018 is said to have in store at Walt Disney World. There's so much to look forward to it's hard to contain my excitement!

New Years Eve Fireworks Live Stream From Walt Disney World

New Year's Eve is fast approaching one of my favorite parts of a Disney Holiday is they way they light up the night with dazzling fireworks displays. I'm a sucker for things sparkling in the sky with glorious color and you can be sure that if you'll be spending your first night with Disney you'll be treated to just such a show. Three different Walt Disney World Parks will be ringing in 2018 with fireworks, and thanks to #DisneyParksLIVE there's even a chance to watch from home.

Music On Stage At The Epcot During The Festival of The Arts

Performing arts include some of my favorite types of art, and at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts this January, guests will be treated to some motivating live music as they make their way around the World Showcase lagoon. Three acts will let their audiences experience entertainment, pleasure, and healing for the body and soul. Music moves us throughout our lives, and its just one of the offerings in 2018 at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts.