Epcot

Published: January 10, 2020

Disney World has reduced its bus transportation from Resorts that are on the Disney Skyliner to the Parks that are connected.  Reports are showing that buses are running once an HOUR to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach and Riviera.

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Published: January 10, 2020

After a long wait, Disney has released the Menu and Pricing for the new Regal Eagle Smokehous in Epcot.  Regal Eagle Smokehous is located in Epcot across from the Amphitheater and where the American Adventure show is currently located.  Now all we need from Disney is when the restaurant is going to open…

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Published: August 27, 2019

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but

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Published: August 26, 2019

Good-bye “Illuminations – Refections of Earth”. Originally debuting on January 30, 1988, “Illuminations – Refections of Earth” has run continuously at Disney’s Epcot Theme Park for 31 years.  That run will be coming to an end on August, 30, 2019. With major changes coming to the Epcot Park, a new, temporary, night-time show will begin

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Published: July 16, 2019

The Disney Skyliner Gondolas that everyone has been watching grow right before our eyes has announced an opening date. The Gondolas have been built as an additional form of transportation between Hollywood Studios and Epcot to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort

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Published: July 15, 2019

The Florida Department of Health in Orange county has issued a rabies alert for a two mile radius of where a where a feral cat was caught and determined to have rabies. A spokesman for Disney World confirmed that two Disney Cast Members had been scratched by the cat.  This occurred in an office building’s

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Published: June 25, 2019

Disney has increased the price of its Annual Passes, pretty much, across the board.  Many Annual Pass Holders are crying foul as the increase conveniently comes right before the long-awaited opening of Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios this August.  Annual Pass Holders will have a special preview of the new addition to Hollywood Studios before

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Published: May 23, 2019

Disney has announced a new way to purchase tickets for this upcoming Summer season. Starting on June 4, 2019, guests will be able to purchase a ticket plan that will allow them access to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and both waterparks for the price of $444.  Here are the details from Disney:

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Published: May 22, 2019

As new attractions are added to Walt Disney World, unfortunately, some older attractions must give way.  In this post, we will discuss our favorite attraction of years gone by. 10. Mickey’s Toontown (Magic Kingdom) Mickey’s Toontown was situated between the royal carousel and the Fantasyland Railroad Station.  This attraction was geared toward younger children and

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Published: May 2, 2019

For celebration of Nation Armed Forces Day the Navy Blue Angels did 2 flyovers over Epcot at 9:30 am on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

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Published: March 14, 2019

A construction worker lost his life as the result of a fall in the backstage area of the France pavilion in Epcot.  George Grimes succumbed to his injuries as a result of this accident.  Grimes worked for SunBelt Rentals, that are contracted for the work he was doing. Disney has not released a comment about the

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Published: February 16, 2019

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been

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Published: September 27, 2018

Here’s another way that Disney hopes to reel in more of its visitors money.  Starting October 16, 2018, Disney World will be using a tier-based ticket pricing system where ticket prices range from $109 to $129.  Of course, the $129 price will be for the more popular times of the year to visit Disney, such

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Published: May 15, 2018

It wasn’t until YouTube polished up it’s “YouTube Meet-ups” and offered YouTube Live with both Android and IOS apps did Live Streaming of the Disney Parks explode.  With this technology, Bloggers and Vloggers now had a way to relay information to their followers as it happened, instantly from anywhere in the world that had an open Internet WiFi connection.

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Published: February 11, 2018

Following up my previous article, “Most Overrated Disney Rides”, comes my list of what I believe to be the most underrated attractions in Disney World. These rides include ones that have short lines, or are often overlooked, but they are definitely worth a ride. These rides might not be the most thrilling or the newest,

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Published: January 16, 2018

Disney is without a doubt the happiest place on Earth, but not all rides live up to their popularity. Certain rides have cult followings, but they’re not always worth an hour long wait. Below is a list of what I believe to be the most overrated rides in Disney World.     1. Peter Pan’s

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Published: January 15, 2018

Disney offers many items that traditionally contain milk in dairy or lactose-free options. Learning about these locations made my vacation less stressful and my tummy even more happy

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Published: January 13, 2018

After the most recent, well publicized, incident on the Walt Disney World Monorail with a door opening during transport on the RED monorail between Magic Kingdom and Epcot, rumors are swirling that Disney is contemplating closing down the Walt Disney Monorail system. Those that have published this rumor are stating that Disney does not want

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Published: January 13, 2018

The 2nd annual “Epcot International Festival of Arts” opened today (January 12, 2018) at Disney’s Epcot. The festival includes Art Galleries, Performances, Food Kiosks and more. This year’s festival focuses more on Disney Art more than last year. The “Epcot International Festival of Arts” runs from today through February 19, 2018. Disney Broadway Series Performances will

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Published: January 12, 2018

There have been rumblings over a rumored plan to allow certain guests to acquire extra FastPass+ Services. The current information is that guests staying in “Club-Level” rooms at certain resorts with have the ability to be able to purchase a package that will allow them three (3) additional FastPasses per day and they will also

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Published: October 27, 2017

Hello All.  It has been quite a while since I have been able to post to the blog.  Family and work issues have constricted my time, but in no way has it caused me to forget everyone that reads it. A lot of changes have been mentioned and quite a bit of construction is underway

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Disney's Blue Monorail

Published: June 21, 2017

Monorail service at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and loop resorts was suspended on June 16, 2017 after a piece of Monorail Blue broke or fell off of the tram causing it to spark and slow to a halt.  The train had just left the Epcot Station and was heading toward the Magic Kingdom when this

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Published: June 14, 2017

With every technology there are holes and backdoors that dishonest people try to take advantage of.  Disney’s FastPass+ app is no exception.  Disney has discovered that it is had been possible to book rides through the FastPass+ using an unused ticket or Magic Band. To most, this does not seem like a big deal, but

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Epcot - Ellen's Energy Adventure

Published: May 29, 2017

Rumors are swirling that “Ellen’s Energy Adventure” in Disney World’s Epcot is getting ready to close.  Reports are that permits have been submitted with the Reedy Creek Improvement for work to be done on the wetlands and canal that are currently behind the building that houses “Ellen’s Energy Adventure”. Ellen’s Energy Adventure is currently a

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Published: March 28, 2017

It has been announced that Epcot’s Mission Space Attraction will be closing on June 5th for a refurbishment.  The ride is expected to reopen on August 1. No reason or details have been given for the refurb, but rumors are circulating that there are some minor tech updates to be done so that the ride

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