Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

14 Fun Things to Do for Christmas at EPCOT (Festival of the Holidays 2023 Guide)

Christmas at Disney World is like no other vacation destination in the world and Epcot Festival of the Holidays adds to that seasonal magic in a big way.

The holidays around the world experience shows you how to enjoy this time of year with cultural traditions and practices from countries across the globe.

And believe me, Epcot does Christmas in Disney the right way!

After reading this guide, you’ll be ready to spend your Yuletide season at Epcot Festival of the Holidays in the best way possible.

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Mexico Pavilion at Epcot Pyramid next to La Cantina

ULTIMATE Guide to Epcot Mexican Restaurants 2023 (menus, ambience, comparison and more!)

Are you wondering what are the BEST Epcot Mexican restaurants? Or… Ever love a particular cuisine so much that you have considered relocating for it?

I have.

It’s Mexican food all the way for me! I love the flavors, the spice, the way they make it, oh my. You may relate with me (even if its a teensy bit) because who does not like Mexican food right?

Well, I’ve got good news for you.

You don’t need to relocate to Mexico to find good Mexican food. Epcot offers plenty! 

Epcot Mexican restaurants are all stomach-grumblingly mouth-watering (if there is such a word). You can start with tacos, move on to enchiladas, throw back an avocado margarita and end the feast with some flan. Of course, this is but a fraction of what’s on the menu!

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Epcot Japan Pavilion

Which EPCOT Japanese Restaurant is the BEST? These TOP 5 Will Help YOU Decide!

Are you trying to figure out which EPCOT Japanese restaurant you should visit on your trip?

EPCOT attracts foodies from around the world to its theme parks with an extraordinary gastronomic scene. The food offerings at EPCOT encompasses everything from home-style American burgers to a delicious platter of authentic Japanese sushi.

Scattered across this eater’s paradise are over 50 restaurants, of which some of the top choices are in Japan Pavilion alone.

It should be no surprise that gourmands often visit this Walt Disney World park, especially to sample multiple cuisines. In this post, I will guide those of you who are in pursuit of scrummy Japanese dishes. Get ready to chop-chop with the chopsticks.

Here is a list of best EPCOT Japanese restaurants.

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Entrance to Remys Ratatouille Adventure with mouse waterfall

Pardon My French: Epcot France Pavilion Complete Guide and History

Bonjour mes amis! Are you ready to explore the Epcot France Pavilion?

What Disney fans love about the Epcot World Showcase Pavilions is how immersive they are. At first glance, some of the pavilions are a bit deceptive in what lies inside them. The Epcot France Pavilion is one of the pavilions that has more than meets the eye.

With the addition of an expansion area within the France Pavilion, there is now even more to explore within its artistic, historic and decadent walls.

From hints of French architecture to the aromatic smells of baguettes to seeing familiar faces like Belle and Remy, its truly remarkable how much there is to explore within this pavilion.

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Italy Pavilion Square in Epcot

EPCOT ITALY PAVILION: Hidden Secrets and History Revealed (World Showcase)

Without a doubt one of the most visited pavilions in Epcot’s World Showcase is the beloved Italy Pavilion. This destination is so popular in the real world that it was named Travel+ Leisure’s 2021 Destination of the year.

Even I have made the journey across the sea to experience the beauty that is Italy. A true inspiration to the pavilion at Epcot.

But what is it about this pavilion specifically that makes it among the most popular of the World Showcase pavilions?

Is it the dining or the shopping? Or maybe it’s the excellent recreations of icons in the pavilion such as the Venetian waterways and bell tower?

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Norway Pavilion in Epcot at Disney with Viking in front of Stave House.

There are More Reasons to Visit Norway Pavilion at Epcot than Frozen (World Showcase)

Ready to journey to the Norway Pavilion at Epcot?

Well ThemeParkHipster, we already know that “traveling” and “2021” don’t really mix…right?  But in our opinion, that’s just all the more reason to visit Epcot, Disney’s theme park for adults ASAP.  

Now, don’t get us wrong, Epcot’s got plenty going on for kids too, but the whole idea of exploring 11 different cultures for less than the price of a plane ticket is pretty tempting for adults too, wouldn’t you say?

And today specifically, we’re going to zoom in on the last country to ever open in the World Showcase, nestled right in between Mexico and China…you guessed it! Today is all about: the Norway Pavilion at Epcot!

From how it began to where it is today, we’ve got some awesome information you won’t want to miss out on. So let’s get started!

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Garden Love outside Morocco at Disney's Epcot. #DisneyTips #Epcot

EPCOT History: Morocco Pavilion Complete Guide (World Showcase)

World Showcase at Walt Disney World’s Epcot is full of hidden details and treasures. One of the overlooked pavilions is the Morocco Pavilion. It’s a great example of why World Showcase is one of the best places to slow down and appreciate all the beauty that was put into it.

Today, I will be breaking down why Morocco Pavilion is a gem that deserves some more appreciation.

I will be breaking the pavilion down as follows:

  • History
  • Story
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment

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Epcot Pavilion Trading Post Entrance

Why You MUST Visit the Canada Pavilion at Epcot (World Showcase)

Welcome back fellow ThemeParkHipsters! Today we’re going to dive into one of the most magical places on earth…Walt Disney World. Particularly, the Canada Pavilion at EPCOT in World Showcase!

We love EPCOT because for the price of less than one airplane flight, you get to travel the whole world!

As you might already know, the EPCOT World Showcase has eleven different country pavilions where you are free to eat, window shop, and interact with unique attractions.

Sometimes called the “theme park for adults,” there truly is no other park like EPCOT because it’s more than rides, it’s a cultural experience.

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Mexico Pavilion at Epcot. Ancient Pyramid. #DisneyTips #Epcot

Let’s Tour the Epcot Mexico Pavilion (World Showcase Complete Guide)

Hola, Amigos! Are you ready to go a full tour of the Epcot Mexico pavilion?

Let’s take a trip to the beautifully diverse country of Mexico, but we won’t be leaving Florida for this visit. Epcot will teleport us to the mystical mountainous country by the imaginative magic of Walt Disney.

Here you can hear the mariachi band performing in the background, taste exquisite food that will allure your taste buds, and sip on tantalizing tequila.

Plus, you’ll have a watery adventure with the Three Caballeros in the twilight of the Plaza de los Amigos.

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Epcot Pavilions Guide

Around the World in One Day: The EPCOT Pavilion Experience! (World Showcase)

Have you ever thought about touring each EPCOT pavilion in your own little global adventure?

What is EPCOT anyway?

EPCOT stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. Sounds pretty epic, right? I agree!

Believe it or not, EPCOT was based off of Walt Disney’s vision of a utopian city for all things futuristic and wonderful.

While Walt Disney’s dream to create EPCOT was based off the idea that actual citizens could inhabit and enjoy the fruits of an imaginative community that was always on the cutting edge of technology, that did not exactly come into fruition.

But, like most things where Walt Disney is concerned, the dream still lived on.

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