Everything in ‘Epcot’

  • Where Art and History Intersect: Epcot Welcomes the Kinsey Collection, A Celebration of African-American Achievement and Contribution

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Guests to the American Adventure pavilion at Epcot can journey “between the pages” of history at a new art exhibit representing over 400 years of African-American achievement and contribution. “Re-Discovering America: Family Treasures from the Kinsey Collection,” which opened March 8, 2013, draws from an extensive collection of rare art, […]

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  • Classic French at Monsieur Paul Restaurant at Epcot World Showcase France Pavilion

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – “Monsieur Paul restaurant introduces the culture and the authentic taste of French cuisine that Chef Paul Bocuse has been preaching to the world,” says Jerome Bocuse, son of the famous French chef and president and owner of the company that runs Monsieur Paul in the France pavilion at Epcot World […]

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  • Chevrolet, Disney Inspire Design Innovation with Test Track

    Two iconic brands collaborate to deliver interactive, personalized experience DETROIT – Chevrolet designers and Walt Disney Imagineers have joined forces to give Walt Disney World Resort guests a deep glimpse inside a professional design studio creating a first-of-its-kind multi-sensory virtual experience in automotive design. Chevrolet and Disney tapped their best design talent with expertise ranging […]

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  • It All Adds Up! Raytheon’s ‘Sum of all Thrills’ Experience at Epcot Innoventions

      New exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® showcases math in action as students design and experience their own ride using math fundamentals   WALTHAM, Mass. and LAKE BUENA VISTA,Fla. (Oct. 14, 2009) – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today unveiled the Sum of all Thrills™ at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort. This new […]

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  • Epcot Fun Facts

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — October 2007 marks the 25th anniversary of the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. Following are 25 remarkable facts about Epcot: It took nearly 3,000 designers and 4,000 construction workers to build the first phase of Epcot. 54 million cubic feet of dirt was excavated to build the […]

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  • No Passports Required! Epcot is the World Tour of Shopping

    Imagine searching for silken clothes among the lantern-lit marketplaces of China, darting in and out of Europe, Asia, Canada and Africa to purchase unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift items found only in these native lands. Imagine a whirlwind shopping spree around the world without need for a passport or plane ticket. Imagine no longer — it’s Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort.

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  • Epcot World Showcase Gardens Celebrate Flora of Many Nations

    From the seasonal explosion of the Canada
    pavilion’s floral displays to the ancient beauty of China’s
    reflective ponds and water lilies, the gardens of Epcot are among
    the most extensive at Walt Disney World Resort. In all 11
    nations of World Showcase, the gardens set the stage to help
    tell each country’s “story” and provide continuity and transition
    from one nation to the next. This showplace of themed landscapes is
    maintained by a horticulture staff of more than 750.

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  • Walt Disney World Epcot Salutes Mexico’s Heritage

    Mexico is represented by one of Epcot’s dominant landmarks, a huge building like a Mayan or Aztec pyramid overlooking the eastern shore of World Showcase. Inside the Mexico pavilion, Walt Disney World visitors find a moonlit plaza surrounded by tile-roofed shops, one of Mexico City’s most famous restaurants and a memorable boat cruise down El Rio del Tiempo.

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  • Plunge Into Underwater Adventure at Epcot DiveQuest

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Imagine the ultimate dive site with guaranteed calm seas, no current, unlimited visibility, vivid coral formations and more than 65 species of marine life. Imagine non-aggressive sharks, majestic eagle rays, thousands of tropical fish and a 400-pound sea turtle. Imagine not having to get into dive gear until you’re in the water. Divers experience all of this and more at Epcot DiveQuest, a program for Walt Disney World guests offered at The Living Seas pavilion.

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  • “Most excellent” Sea Turtle Crush from ‘Finding Nemo’ Converses with Guests at The Seas with Nemo & Friends in Epcot

    Imagine Crush, the sea turtle from “Finding Nemo,” stopping mid-stream, turning to the audience from his movie-screen undersea environment and saying, “Hey you — dude in the green-striped shirt — what’s that on your head?” Walt Disney Imagineers have created precisely this kind of magical interaction in “Turtle Talk With Crush” at Epcot.



    The breakthrough experience gives Walt Disney World guests the chance to engage in live, unrehearsed conversations with the animated sea turtle from the Disney presentation of Pixar’s “Finding Nemo.”

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