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Members of Off Kilter Performing at Scat Cat’s Club at Port Orleans French Quarter

If you're one of the many fans who have been missing Off Kilter performing at Epcot, things are looking up. Two members of the popular Celtic-rock band are reportedly performing throughout this month at Scat Cat's Club at Port Orleans French Quarter.

Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival Now Open at Epcot’s Magic Eye Theater

The next time you're visiting Epcot and you're looking for something different to do while in Future World you can stop by the Magic Eye Theater and check out the new Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival. The "festival" gives guests a chance to experience three animated shorts.

Guests Can Meet Baymax from 'Big Hero 6' at Epcot’s Character Spot

After being evicted from Disney's Hollywood Studios earlier this year Baymax, everyone's favorite personal healthcare companion from Disney's Big Hero 6, has found a new home in Epcot's Character Spot.

Parking Lot Changes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Guests visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios might have noticed changes at the theme park's parking lots. Disney has reportedly been "adjusting" parking lot procedures recently to deal with the large crowds coming to the park for The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

‘Made with Magic’ Has Arrived at Epcot’s World Showcase

Guests visiting Epcot's World Showcase can now become part of the show thanks to the addition of Made with Magic accessories. The light up accessories recently arrived in the World Showcase and will light up at "key moments" in each pavilion.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for December

It's time to get your holiday shopping started with a little help from the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney recently announced the special merchandise events for the month of December and you're sure to find something for everyone on your list if you're lucky enough to be in town for the events!

Epcot’s Canadian Lumberjack Show Replaced by Canadian Holiday Voyageurs

The Canadian Lumberjack Show has thrown its last ax at Epcot's Canada pavilion. The lumberjacks performed their last show on November 24 and have been replaced by the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs. The lumberjacks first appeared in the pavilion in October 2014.

Dapper Days Announced for 2016 at the Disney Parks

The 2016 Dapper Days events have been announced for the Disney Parks. If you aren't familiar, Dapper Days are specific days when Disney fans get dressed up including "Disneybounding" and meet up with fellow dapper fans.

New 360 Video Experience Takes Guests Into all Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

If you're missing the theme parks of the Walt Disney World Resort and you're wishing you could be part of the magic right now, Disney has a solution. They've recently introduced a new video experience that will take guests right to the four theme parks from their mobile device.

‘Captain EO’ Closing Forever on December 6 to Make Way for New Disney/Pixar Exhibit

It's time to say farewell to Captain EO. And this time it's a forever kind of goodbye. Disney has announced that the on-again, off-again 3D film will leave Epcot forever on December 6 to make way for a new Disney/Pixar Short Film Festival.

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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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Some Of The Most Beautiful Spots In Epcot For A Proposal

Winter holidays are the most popular time of the year for marriage proposals, and seeing that it's also one of the most popular times of the year at Walt Disney World, it seemed like time to toss out some ideas for you. So read on for some of the most beautiful and romantic spots around World Showcase.

Top 10 Comfort Foods at Walt Disney World Resort

Comfort food is defined as a food (or drink) that provides a sense of well-being and is usually high in sugar or carbs. That pretty defines everything I love to eat, so narrowing down a list of my favorite "comfort food" at Disney World might seem daunting.

A New Spin On An Old Favorite Mission:SPACE

When looking for a thrill at Epcot many guests head straight for Mission: SPACE. Since 2003 this exciting attraction has been launching guests into space for a thrilling, authentic, NASA-style Mission. Currently there are two different voyages for "trainees" ready to take on the X-2 Deep Space Shuttle flight to Mars; the Orange Team which experiences a 2.5 g-force inducing spin, or the Green Team which is a much more mild version of the experience.

5 Quirky Ways I Love That Walt Disney World Engages The Senses

I love Walt Disney World, since I was a little girl it has been a place of refuge for me where the outside world just melts away. Disney has a way of engaging all of your senses to create unique experiences that truly transport you to different worlds. I realize that some of my favorite things may be a little quirky, none the less here they are.

The Best Free Things at Walt Disney World

Vacationing at the Walt Disney World Resort is not cheap. We all know that prices go up every year on tickets, rooms, food, souvenirs...you name it! And so with all the money we spend on every Disney World vacation it's nice to find stuff that's FREE. Yes, we said free. There are many free things at Disney World and today we're going to talk about some of our favorites.

Epcot’s World Showcase: France and China Pavilions To Get New Attractions in Preparation For Park Anniversary

There was a plethora of intriguing announcements made at the D23 Expo Parks and Resorts Presentation on Saturday, with a new vision for Future World that includes restaurants and attractions taken to astonishing new heights. Future World isn't alone in the rededicated vision for the Park, and we found out that great things are coming for World Showcase as well.

Epcot Future World Reimagined For Tomorrow

Chairman of Disney Parks and Resort Bob Chapek, and with Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald shared a vision with fans this weekend at the D23 Expo. That vision is a rejuvenated Epcot Theme Park staying true to its original mission, with new additions coming to both Future World and World Showcase in preparation for Epcot's 35th Anniversary, as well as the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World.

Exciting New Additions Coming To Walt Disney World

There was a ton of exciting news that came out of the D23 Expo as Bob Chapeck hosted the Disney Parks & Resorts Panel today. While the press releases haven't yet hit the streets, I'm going to give you a quick recap of the news, before digging into the details in coming days. Just like our speculation post, we'll break it down by Park Let's Go!

Speculation On What May Be Coming This Weekend From D23 Expo

This weekend thousands of Disney fans from around the world will converge on the Anaheim convention center for the D23 Expo 2017. The Expo is Disney's official fan convention, and the informational goodies that have come out of past Expos have given us a look at the ways The Walt Disney Company is shaping its future. We'll be keeping our eyes open especially for news coming out about changes for Walt Disney World. Here's an overview at some of the rumored announcements that may (or may not) be coming our way.

What to do When it Rains on Your Disney World Vacation

You know the old saying "A rainy day at Disney World is better than a rainy day at home?" Well, it's true! If it's going to rain and I'm at Disney World it is certainly going to be a better day than if it rains and I'm stuck at home. But, you might wonder, what should/can we do when it rains on our vacation? The answer " anything you want!