There are lots of fun things to see and chat about today from Walt Disney World. Let’s tour Epcot and see what’s new.
Welcome to Epcot!
Beautiful morning at Spaceship Earth!
Rumor has it that Soarin’ will be receiving a third theater to help capacity. That would certainly be a good idea before the new Sorin’ Over the World film lands in the next few years.
I’m guessing that it would be located behind this tree line between the Land and Imagination.
The holidays are over, and so the porta-pottys are gone as well.
Apparently, the Lumberjack show now includes logs and a pool.
Disney also apparently just decided to use refurbishment walls here instead of something up to show standards.
This area that hosted the Brazil pavilion for Food and Wine seems to not be going back to being grass. It is rather nice and quiet here.
Spice Road Table status – still empty. Have you eaten here?
Some refurbishment walls up in Japan.
Rolling bush carts are up around the tower in Italy.
It’s been ‘chilly’ here in Orlando, so these screens are up at some of the restaurants to keep patio guests warm.
Stopped by Via Napoli for a delicious lunch.
Inside the Temple of Heaven.
Big news from Epcot now is that there seem to be plans to expand the Norway pavilion to go into the plot of land in between Norway and Mexico.
The rumors say that the new plot of land will host a giant Frozen meet and greet as well as a women’s restroom.
The current restroom is on the side of Norway facing Mexico.
Construction walls are up near Mexico.
No more Christmas tree.
Walls up on the path from Future World to World Showcase.
Disney fans are going crazy for the park-specific mugs now being sold at the in-park Starbucks locations. Disneyland and DCA mugs are selling out daily.
Starbucks now has You Are Here series mugs for Magic Kingdom as well as the Epcot locations. They can be purchased for $14.95 and I think they’re classier than any Epcot merchandise Disney has put out in a while.
That’s it for this week!
That about wraps things up for this week. How do you all feel about the state of Epcot? Are you a fan of a Frozen expansion to go along with the Frozen takeover of the Maelstrom attraction? Let us know in the comments below!
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