Everything in ‘Epcot’

  • Mark Sumner, senior technical director and project/ride engineer at
Walt Disney Imagineering, shows off the simple prototype he
constructed from old toy parts to demonstrate the sophisticated
mechanism that would simulate a high-flying adventure on Soarin'.

    Soarin': The Making of a Free-Flight Fantasy

    Inside the Technology LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Walt Disney World Resort takes Epcot guests on a high-flying magical journey that sweeps them up, over and across the richly diverse landscape of California. Never before Soarin’ has anyone had the opportunity to view the Golden State from a bird’s-eye view with such an extraordinary sensation […]

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  • Disney's twice-daily DiveQuest program welcomes certified divers on expert-led tours. Rates include equipment, so guests don't have to bring dive gear from home.

    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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  • Bruce, a star from the Disney presentation of Pixar's "Finding
Nemo" is now featured in Bruce's Shark World, an interactive area
at The Seas with Nemo & Friends pavilion at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort.

    “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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  • Ellen DeGeneres Fuels ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ With Fun at Epcot’s Universe of Energy

    Comedy star Ellen DeGeneres brings electrifying comedy to Epcot
    guests daily in “Ellen’s Energy Adventure” at the Universe of
    Energy pavilion.

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  • Germany Fact Sheet – Epcot World Showcase

    Restaurant: Biergarten, an indoor German “courtyard” featuring a German Oktoberfest buffet. At lunch and dinner time, yodelers, dancers and other lederhosen-clad musicians perform an Oktoberfest dinner show. Guests are invited onstage to join in the musical fun. Shops: Several specialty shops featuring steins, cuckoo clocks, toys, wine, Christmas ornaments and German confections. Architecture: Inspired by […]

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  • The Canada pavilion in World Showcase at Epcot includes examples of
buildings and scenes found throughout the nation.

    Epcot World Showcase Presents Sweeping Spectacle of Nations

    Eleven countries and four continents in one vacation? A trip around
    the world is a daily experience for guests visiting World Showcase
    at Epcot. Awaiting guests is exotic cuisine, entertainment,
    artisans, cultural ambassadors and scenic wonders of Canada, the
    United Kingdom, France, Morocco, Japan, Italy, Germany, China,
    Norway, Mexico and The American Adventure.

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  • Italy Fact Sheet – Epcot World Showcase

    Restaurant: Patina Restaurant Group to open a new restaurant in fall 2008. Tutto Italia is the temporary eatery, showcasing authentic Italian fare. Shops: Il Bel Cristallo offers fine leather purses and wallets, silk scarfs and ties, Gucci, Armani, Dolce e Gabbana Perfumes, Giuseppe Armani ceramic figurines, Venetian glass jewelry, and gold and silver jewelry. La […]

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  • Figment is back. The playful purple dragon who captured millions of hearts at Walt Disney World Resort returns to Epcot's Journey Into Imagination attraction and takes over the place.

    Popular Purple Dragon at Epcot Demonstrates the Power of Imagination

    Figment is back! The playful purple dragon who captured millions of hearts at Walt Disney World Resort has returned to Epcot to once again demonstrate the power of imagination.

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  • Centuries of Culture Come to Life in Epcot Japan Pavilion

    Along the shoreline of the lagoon, a bright red torii gate, patterned after one in Itsukushima, welcomes visitors. A plaque inscribed in calligraphy proclaims “Japan.”

    Japan is one of eleven international villages around World Showcase at Epcot, the Walt Disney World theme park of discovery.

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  • Spectacular fireworks synchronized to a symphonic score burst above
Epcot's World Showcase Lagoon during IllumiNations: Reflections of
Earth.

    ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ is Nightly Epcot Finale

    Dancing flames, cascading fountains and eye-popping fireworks synchronized to a dramatic musical score light the skies and decorate the lagoon of Epcot World Showcase during

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