Throughout our final go to to Epcot, we observed fairly just a few adjustments and updates! A tasty deal with has modified places (Spoiler Alert: it’s the Cronut), some remnants of the 2019 Worldwide Flower & Backyard Competition are nonetheless fortunately round, and World Showcase skilled fairly just a few menu updates and additions!
Let’s dive in!
What’s New in Epcot’s Future World:
Development on the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy curler coaster continues to progress. I don’t find out about you, however I’m greater than prepared for this new thrill journey to debut in Epcot!
The curler coaster is scheduled to open in 2021 as a part of Disney World’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.
Development continues to be underway on Epcot’s space-themed restaurant. Run by the Patina Restaurant Group (who owns a number of eating places in Epcot and Disney Springs), the brand new eating location is slated to open later this 12 months.
Since Epcot’s Flower & Backyard Competition ended on June three, the backyard show on the major entrance is now not there.
After we had been there, the Depart a Legacy pillars on the proper facet of Spaceship Earth had been gone as nicely. Based on an Epcot Solid Member, all of the pillars have been eliminated on the time of this writing.
Shifting proper alongside to Electrical Umbrella, we had been thrilled to note the return of the BB-Eight Stein! In our earlier What’s New at Epcot, we reported the absence of the stein. We’re thrilled the memento sipper has made its return to Epcot!
Additionally at Electrical Umbrella, the Croissant Doughnut from Style Monitor has made its method onto the menu, since Style Monitor is presently closed.
Learn extra about Epcot’s Cronut right here!
Persevering with to discover Future World, we observed the Toy Story topiaries and the playground from the Flower & Backyard Competition are nonetheless there. We will’t say for sure how lengthy they’ll stay, however we’d think about the installations are eliminated regularly.
If the topiaries are nonetheless there throughout your Epcot go to, be sure you snap some images with Buzz Lightyear and his Toy Story buddies!
Rounding out the information in Future World, development partitions are up across the Butterfly Home from the Flower & Backyard Competition, more likely to take away the construction.
What’s New in Epcot’s World Showcase:
Kicking off our World Showcase journey within the Mexico Pavilion, development partitions are nonetheless up close to La Cantina de San Angel.
Inside La Cava del Tequila, we observed a current addition to the flight menu – a Mezcal Actual Minero Flight.
If you wish to add some enjoyable and taste to your Epcot day, do your self a favor and head over to La Cava. It’s considered one of our favourite locations to loosen up and take a load off!
Within the Germany Pavilion, Paulaner Hefe Weizen was accessible on the Bier Cart.
We’re unsure how lengthy this beer choice will stick round, however it appears to be a particular supply. It’s not presently listed on the common signal.
Additionally in Germany, a Cheese Plate was accessible within the wine cellar. This isn’t a brand new providing, however because it tends to come back and go, we wished to notice for you that it was accessible to buy whereas we had been there.
To wrap up our time in Germany, we wish to give a shout-out of because of the Solid Member handing out water! Solid Members are the most effective, aren’t they?
Persevering with our worldwide tour in Italy, a Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Popsicle was added to the lineup on the Through Napoli Donkey Stand. This new model changed a plain strawberry popsicle on the cart. You’ll be able to seize one for $Eight.00 – sadly, it isn’t Disney Eating Plan snack-credit eligible.
On the American Journey Pavilion, the Flower & Backyard Competition particular beer was nonetheless accessible at Fife & Drum. We had been advised it will likely be accessible till they run out.
Development is presently going down within the American Journey Pavilion, as the big fountain has been roped off for repaving work.
Wrapping up our time within the American Journey, the world the place the Flower & Backyard Competition Smokehouse sales space stood now has development partitions. We haven’t acquired phrase why the partitions are there, however we’ll preserve you up to date on this growth.
Within the Japan Pavilion, development for Takumi-Tei is underway. The brand new signature eating restaurant is predicted to open this summer season.
There are a number of menu adjustments to Japan Pavilion eating places. First up, Katsura Grill has eliminated Spicy Seafood Miso Ramen and Inexperienced Tea Swirl Cake from its choices.
Based on a Solid Member, Toyko Eating made a number of menu additions just a few weeks in the past. Wasabi Shrimp is now accessible for $28.00 and Grilled Yuzu Salmon is on the menu for $30.00.
They’ve additionally added a wide range of specialty rolls – Yuzu Ginger Beef Roll, Citrus Shrimp Roll, Sunshine Salmon Roll, and Rainbow Roll. Costs for these sushi dishes fluctuate from $15.00 to $16.00.
Rounding out the adjustments to the Tokyo Eating menu, Nagasaki Sara Udon is on the menu for $26.00 and Seafood Yuzu Shio Ramen has been upgraded from an appetizer to entree for $25.00.
Goodness, there are SO many adjustments to Tokyo Eating’s menu!
There aren’t too many adjustments to report within the Morocco Pavilion, however there are development partitions between Morocco and France the place the pageant kiosks was once. Possibly they’re eradicating the kiosks, however we’ll let you recognize after we discover out extra!
Development continues to happen within the France Pavilion.
Is it simply me or does development appear to be a theme in Epcot? I simply can’t watch for the brand new crêperie and Remy’s Ratatouille Journey to open in 2021!
Making our option to the Worldwide Gateway, we noticed extra development because the Disney Skyliner testing continues.
Over in the UK Pavilion, Mushroom and Hen Pie is now not on the menu at Yorkshire County Fish Store. Thank goodness we nonetheless have our fish and chips, proper?
Persevering with our journey within the Canada Pavilion, we observed just a few menu adjustments. Beginning issues off at Le Cellier, the brand new month-to-month Poutine that includes corned beef and beer cheese sauce hails from the UK, changing Norway’s model.
The popcorn cart is now closed, however popcorn and several other different gadgets can be found on the Northern Bloom kiosk, which has notably remained even past the ending of the Flower & Backyard Competition.
Among the many choices at Northern Bloom are ketchup chips (seasoned potato chips) and a 12-ounce pour of La Fin du Monde. This explicit pour has been off the menu for just a few years however we’re fairly certain many Disney World visitors might be pleased to see it again!
At Refreshment Port the Espresso Rub Poutine, which was a Competition specialty, is now not on the menu.
Your entire walkway previous Refreshment Port into Future World is presently blocked off. It seems to be like they’re eradicating the pageant playground and probably the kiosks. Hold that in thoughts in case you’re visiting Epcot quickly!
What’s New in Epcot’s Outlets and Shops — New Merchandise!
There aren’t too many items of recent merchandise to report, however we cherished the gadgets we discovered!
Within the Mexico Pavilion, we noticed Mickey Mariachi Shirts. These is probably not new to the Pavilion, however it was our first time seeing them.
Subsequent up, we discovered new Little Mermaid Wishables at MouseGear!
These are available in a wide range of characters, however we’re significantly keen on Flounder! He’ll at all times be greater than a guppie to us.
Additionally at MouseGear, we discovered a very superior Haunted Mansion wristlet.
It has a type of tremendous cool “hologram” photos that change once you transfer it. Such a good way to commemorate such an iconic Disney attraction!
WOW! We lined loads in our stroll round Epcot! Thanks for becoming a member of me on our tour across the park.
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