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Friday, February 23, 2018

Epcot

Tim Grassey Editorial – Fixing Epcot

It’s no secret that Epcot needs help. I visited Disney World and Universal Orlando in January 2016 and Epcot was without question, the worst of the six parks I visited on that trip. At...

Yesterland: Epcot Wish List – Part 2, Future World Pavilions

By the late 1970s, planning for EPCOT, Walt Disney’s grandest vision, was seriously underway—sort of. It would no longer be Walt’s actual city where innovative companies would showcase ways to improve how people live. With... Read...

Flower & Garden & Food & Beverage

After 19 previous Epcot International Flower & Garden Festivals that focused plants, the 20th edition adds food and beverages—with a garden perspective. Werner Weiss fills you in on what's new. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Flower...

Park Wise: Top Five Disney Places to Cool Off

Although it’s still a little chilly in my part of the country, the temperatures are slowly creeping up on the coasts, and summer vacations will be here before you know it!  When walking miles...

Yesterland: Captain EO replaced by Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival

Unfortunately, Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival was not ready to open its doors on December 18—but guests were told it would open “any day.” The signs were up on the outside. The standing...

D23 Expo: Bob Chapek unveils a mixed bag of big changes for Disney Parks...

D23 Expo kicked off Saturday morning with a mega-show of celebrities at its Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films presentation but for theme park fans, the big event of the day was Hall D23's...

Big Changes Coming to Epcot Entertainment

It's time to take in the sights of Epcot. This week, there is lots of entertainment related news out of the experimental prototype community of tomorrow.  I sinkhole near the Imagination Pavilion has forced...

Dateline Disney World – The Holiday Season Arrives at Epcot

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at the Holidays coming to Epcot, which officially starts this weekend! Before you take a look, many of you will do some...

Epcot Flower and Garden and Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is back again this year, just in time for spring-like conditions. Except this year they've shaken up the status quo, tried new things, spent a bunch of...

Fab News: Inside Tokyo Disney and Frozen

Greetings Fabbers. We have Disney news from around the world for you today . . . including the icy realm of Arendelle. We'll take a look at the new live-action Beauty and the Beast,...

Dateline Disney World – Storytellers, Fireworks, and Death Star at Epcot for the Holidays

Dateline Disney World travels to Epcot this week for a look at the charming holiday offerings in World Showcase. There's also a Star Wars twist . . . yes, Star Wars . . ....

FASTPASS+ Limits Options

In November and December, Disney is changing the way FASTPASS+ (FP+) is being distributed at Epcot. Previously, those staying at Disney hotels could make three reservations--any three for a given park (no parkhopping concept...

Yesterland: Maelstrom

A voice with a distinct Norwegian accent intones, “You are not the first to pass this way, nor shall you be the last. Those who seek the spirit of Norway face peril and adventure—but...

Well-Aged Festival at Yesterland

Yesterland takes you back in time to the early years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival—when guests drank wine in tents and the Wonders of Life pavilion was still filled with attractions.  Read...

Yesterland: Sum of All Thrills

At Yester Epcot, it’s not just another INNOVENTIONS exhibit. It’s an actual ride—an innovative and inventive ride. It might be the best thing in the whole history of INNOVENTIONS. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Sum...

Fab News: Good News for Walt Disney Imagineering

This is the week, for a decade or so, that me and my family would pack up and make the long, long flight from Honolulu to (usually) Chicago and then to Florida for ten...

Fab News: Walt Disney Offices Return Home

 It's been a busy week, and we're only a day or two in! So far, it's finals week, packing to send the kiddo back East for two and a half months, getting ready to...

Walt Disney World Pop Swap and Frozen

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll be looking at some news and construction at both the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. We have something fizzy for you today and something Frozen!...

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're heading in for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival! But first, the news from around the Walt Disney World. This past weekend, “One Mans Dream”...

Dateline Disney World: Epcot News and Photos

This week, we'll look at what's going on over at Epcot. Construction, obstructions and refurbishments! About 50 photos for you, so let's get started! If you'd like to support the column and shop on Amazon.com...