“Disney Enchantment,” will be the new nighttime spectacular that will celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary! Disney describes this nightly event as an “extravaganza that will take Guests on a journey filled with adventure, wonder, and empowerment. Inspiring everyone to believe in magic, “Disney Enchantment” will feature music, enhanced lighting, stunning fireworks, and for the first time, immersive projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A.” The new nightly show debuts October 1st at the Magic Kingdom & it is planned an 18-month event! Also starting October 1st will be EPCOT’S new nighttime spectacular called “Harmonious” which … Continue reading For the first time, immersive projection effects will extend down Main Street, U.S.A.
Disney announced today that the new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure ride in Epcot’s France Pavillian will officially be opening on October 1, 2021, to correspond to the opening date of Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary. Guests will feel like they’ve shrunk to the size of Chef Remy as they scurry through Gusteau’s famous restaurant on a wild adventure for the whole family (no height requirement!). Based on Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning “Ratatouille,” the experience will be part of a newly expanded France pavilion inside EPCOT that will also open Oct. 1. In this new area of the France Pavilion, guests … Continue reading Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Opening October 1st
The American Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase has a counter service restaurant that serves up some incredible BBQ! 😋 The Regal Eagle Smokehouse opened in early 2020 (before the pandemic) and is located to the left of the American Adventure building. We visited it around lunchtime last week and wanted to give you our thoughts on this “quick-service” restaurant. First of all, when you get anywhere close to the American Pavilion, you can smell the custom smoker doing its thing out in front of the restaurant (a very smart ploy to get people to drop money on food) . . … Continue reading Regal Eagle Smokehouse – “Life Changing” Food? . . . at least the burgers were
Those large stones clogging up the entrance of Epcot (in front of Spaceship Earth) have been gone for a couple of years now but they are now are back in a new colorful wall display just outside of the park. … Continue reading Epcot’s “Leave A Legacy” – From 1999 To Newly Renovated in Feb 2021
Inside Epcot’s American Adventure, a new exhibit called the ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ opened today. Artifacts from legendary musicians like Louis Armstrong and others are displayed for guests to explore the rich history of Jazz. 🎹 The musical tour around the American Adventure’s rotunda is guided by Joe Gardner, the musician, mentor, and teacher from Disney and Pixar’s new film “Soul,” streaming on Disney+. Coming very soon as well, Epcot guests will be able to use the Play Disney Parks app on their smartphone to interact with this exhibit and test their knowledge of jazz! “Music is … Continue reading The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure – Opened Today at Epcot
When our family’s at Epcot, we probably ride the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros at least twice during every vacation. While this classic World Showcase boat ride in the Mexican Pavillian could be considered “lame” by many people, there is just something about this ride experience that makes it very special. Maybe it’s the pyramid-shaped Mexico Pavilion building. Maybe it’s the feeling of walking into a nighttime scene in an old Mexican village (the fountain, the shops, or the cast members). Maybe it’s the smell of the food from the San Angel Inn Restaurante. Maybe it’s the archway … Continue reading What Makes the Gran Fiesta Tour Special? (when it’s not so special)