• Cast Members
    Kidcot Fun Stops

    Kidcot Fun Stops are craft stations for kids 3 to 6. Located in World Showcase pavilions, it is a fun way to “travel the world” while drawing, writing, and stamping too. Kids get to meet Cast Members from different countries and learn about their customs. Kidcot Fun Stops are at: Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos) Norway Pavilion (The Puffin’s Roost) […]

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    The Gardens at the Canadian Pavilion

    The Gardens at the Canadian Pavilion pay tribute to the city of Victoria in British Columbia, otherwise known as the “City of Gardens.” This peaceful place is missed by many guests entering the World Showcase. We only wish they had some nice park benches in the shade so you can soak-in all the beautiful flowers! […]

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    Tomb Warriors of Epcot’s China Pavilion

    Review by Mark Hickson: At the House of the Whispering Willows Gallery in Epcot’s China Pavilion there is an exhibit “Tomb Warriors – Guardian Spirits of Ancient China.” It showcases a replica of the most famous archaeological excavation in the history of China. above: an example of how all the Terracotta figures were painted. I […]

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    Epcot’s Matsuriza Taiko Drummers

    For the last seventeen years, six times a day, five days a week, the Matsuriza troupe of Taiko Drummers have been entertaining guests at Epcot’s Japan Pavilion beautiful five story pagoda. In the Japanese language “Taiko” means “great drum” but you will find drums of all sizes being used by these talented, and very fit ladies. […]

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    DbM Details: The Morocco Pavilion

    The Morocco Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase is to say the least, the most beautiful and majestic of all the pavilions, followed only by Norway, China and Japan. The architectural ornamentation and detail is second to none. Is is also the only pavilion in which the country’s government aided in the design and still sponsors […]

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    Epcot’s Souk-Al-Magreb

    Review by Mark Hickson: Souk-Al-Magreb is one of the lesser-known merchandise stores at Epcot’s World Showcase. Located at the Morocco pavilion, next to the Spice Road Table, it has some of the most unique merchandise in the park. Many guests don’t even notice this store because the exterior is frankly plane, but in reality it […]

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    A Puerto Rico Pavilion at Epcot?

    According to a lead story on Metro International’s news website, Puerto Rico might build a pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. Puerto Rico has confirmed its participation in the next two International Food and Wine Festival and the following three International Flower and Garden Festival held annually at Epcot in Orlando, Florida. Also in talks to, from […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Trolls Get ‘Frozen’ Out

    Norway Pavilion’s Maelstrom Will Close October 5th. Epcot’s Maelstrom in the Norway pavilion closing date has been set. The last ride will be October 4th. It will be replaced with a Frozen-themed attraction. There is no word what type of ride system will be used or if the current boat ride will be re-themed. Rumor […]

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    Filling In The Gaps At The World Showcase

    As you know the World Showcase at Epcot Center features pavilions of countries from around the world. The intent of this “Permanent World’s Fair” was to fill up all the ‘reserved’ spaces, but unfortunately only eleven have been built to date. The last country to take a spot was Norway back in 1988. So what […]

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    EPCOT’s 2014 Flower & Garden Festival

    Review by Christa Ryan: When my friend invited me to her 50th birthday party in Disney World (WDW), she didn’t have to ask me twice!  She’s a seven-time cancer survivor, so celebrating her life was definitely in order.  A birthday party AND the start of Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival (March 5 – May 18) […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Congratulations to Emile, Michael & Jenny

    Disney is introducing the ‘Epcot After-Hours Wind Down’ this Thursday. Epcot visitors will be able to make reservations at four spots that extend their day from 9:20 p.m. to 11 p.m. Options will include Rose & Crown Pub in the United Kingdom pavilion, La Cava del Tequila in Mexico, Tutto Gusto in Italy and the […]