Walt Disney World Epcot 

EPCOT is a showcase of technology and foreign cultures. The World Showcase is an exciting opportunity to visit cultures from around the world. Each country has authentic restaurants, shops, and entertainment. Visit the countries of Mexico, Norway, China, Africa outpost, Germany, Italy, American Adventure, Japan, Morocco, France, The United Kingdom, and Canada. In the Future World section, visit Journey into Imagination, The Land, The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Test Track, Mission: Space and Innoventions to learn about technology and the world we live in. The nighttime entertainment is one that you don't want to miss! Illuminations is the nightly show with lasers, fireworks, rain screens, and music. Illuminations is on the World Showcase Lagoon, which is the center of EPCOT, so there are plenty of great viewing areas. 

Epcot Events, Festivals, Fireworks & Tours
  Disney Vacation Club Moonlight Magic
  Epcot Forever Fireworks Show
  Epcot International Festival of the Arts
  Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
  Mickey & Friends World Tour Promenade
  Princess Promenade
  UnDISCOVERED Future World Tour
  World Showcase: Desti Nations Discovered Tour
 

    Future World East - High Tech World

  Epcot Front Entrance
  Spaceship Earth
        Attractions
 

1 - Spaceship Earth

  1 - Project Tomorrow
 

2 - Mission: SPACE

  2 - Advanced Training Lab
  2 - Guardians of the Galaxy
  2 - Epcot's Play Pavilion
  3 - Epcot Experience
  3 - Test Track
  4 - Innoventions
  5 - JAMMitors
  7 - Phineas & Ferb: Agent P's Adventure
        Dining
  2 - Space Themed Restuarant
  6 - Electric Umbrella
        Shopping
  1 - Camera Center
  1 - Pin Traders
  1 - The Gift Stop
2 - Mission Space Cargo Bay
  3 - Test Track SIMporium
  7 - Mouse Gear
   

    Future World West - The Land & Seas

        Attractions
  8 - Epcot Character Spot
  8a - Baymax
  8b - Joy & Sadness
  8c - Mickey, Minnie & Goofy
  9a - The Seas with Nemo Attraction
  9b - Turtle Talk with Crush
  9c - SeaBase
  10a - Soarin' Around the World
  10b - Living with the Land
  10b - Awesome Planet
  11a - Journey into Imagination with Figment
  11a - Image Works
  11a - Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge
  11b - Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
  11c - Ralph & Vanellope
        Dining
  10c - Sunshine Seasons
  10d - Chip 'n Dale's at Garden Grill Restaurant
  12 - Starbucks
  13 - Coral Reef Restaurant
        Shopping
  9c - SeaBase Gift Shop
  14 - Art of Disney
  15 - Club Cool
   
    Showcase Plaza
        Dining
  16 - Refreshment Port
  16 - Promenade Refreshments
        Shopping
  17 - Port of Entry
  18 - Disney Traders
   

    World Showcase Lagoon 

  Disney Skyliner
  Friendship Boats at World Showcase Lagoon
  World Showplace Events Pavilion
   
    19 - Mexico
        Attractions
  Remember Me! La Celebracion del Dia de Muertos
  Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
        Dining
  Choza de Margarita
  San Angel Inn Restaurante
  La Hacienda de San Angel
  La Cantina de San Angel
  La Cava del Tequila
        Entertainment
  Mariachi Cobre
        Shopping
  Plaza de los Amigos
   
    20 - Norway
         Attractions
  Meet Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus
  Frozen Ever After
  Stave Church Gallery
        Dining
  Princess Storybook Dining at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  Kringla Bakeria Og Kafe
        Shopping
  The Fjording
  The Wandering Reindeer
   
    21 - China
        Attractions
  Reflections of China
  Igniting the Dream: Inside Shanghai Disney Resort
        Dining
  Nine Dragons Restaurant
  Lotus Blossom Cafe
  Joy of Tea
        Entertainment
  Jeweled Dragon Acrobats
        Shopping
  House of Good Fortune
   
    22 - Outpost
        Dining
  Refreshment Outpost
   
    23 - Germany
        Dining
  Biergarten Restaurant
  Sommerfest
        Entertainment
  Margret Almer & The Bavarian Band
        Shopping
  Das Kaufhaus
  Der Teddybar
  Die Weihnachts Ecke
  Glaskunst
  Karamell-Kuche
  Kunstarbeit in Kristall
  Stein Haus
  Volkskunst
  Weinkeller
   
    24 - Italy
        Dining
  Tutto Italia Ristorante
  Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar
  Via Napoli Ristorante E Pizzeria
        Entertainment
  Sergio
        Shopping
  Enoteca Castello
  Il Bel Cristallo
   
    25 - America
        Attractions
  The American Adventure
  American Heritage Gallery
  Creating Tradition: American Indian Art
        Dining
  Block and Hans
  Fife & Drum Tavern
  Funnel Cakes
  Regal Eagle Smokehouse
Regal Eagle Smokehouse Cocktails
        Entertainment
  Guardians of the Galaxy Live
  Voices of Liberty
        Shopping
  Art of Disney
  Heritage Manor Gifts
   
    26 - Japan
        Attraction
  Bijutsu-kan Gallery
        Dining
  Takumi-Tei
  Teppan Edo
  Tokyo Dining
  Katsura Grill
  Kabuki Cafe
        Entertainment
  Matsuriza
        Shopping
  Mitsukoshi
   
    27 - Morocco
        Attraction
  Moroccan Style: The Art of Personal Adornment
        Dining
  Restaurant Marrakesh
  Tangierine Cafe
  Spice Road Table
        Entertainment
  Matboukha Groove
        Shopping
  The Brass Bazaar
  Casablanca Carpets
  Souk-al-Magreb
   
    28 - France
        Attraction
  Impressions de France
  Remy's Ratatouille Adventure
        Dining
  Chefs de France
  Les Vins des Chefs de France
  Crepes des Chefs de France
  Monsieur Paul
  Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie
  L'Artisan des Glaces
         Entertainment
  Serveur Amusant
         Shopping
  La Signature
  Les Vins de France
  Plume et Palette
   
    International Gateway
  Disney Skyliner
          Shopping
  29 - World Traveler
   
    30 - United Kingdom
          Dining
  Rose & Crown Pub
  Rose & Crown Dining Room
  Yorkshire Country Fish Shop
          Entertainment
  British Revolution
          Shopping
  The Tea Caddy
   
    31 - Canada
          Attraction
  Canada Far & Wide
          Dining
  Fresh Popped Corn
  Le Cellier Steakhouse
          Entertainment
  Live Bands at Canada Mill Stage
          Shopping
  Northwest Mercantile
  Trading Post
   

    Extinct Shows & Attractions

  American Music Machine
  Bistro de Paris
  Captain EO
  Characters on Holiday Bus
  Duffy the Disney Bear
  Ellen's Energy Adventure
  Epcot Exhibit
  Groovin Alps
  Honey, I Shrunk the Audience
  IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
  Innoventions West
  Kim Possible
  Kristos Fountain Showcase Acrobat Show
  Leave a Legacy
  Liberty Inn
  Maelstrom
  Mickey's America Streetbeat (Limited Time Magic)
  Soarin' over California
  Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
  Sum of All Thrills
The Circle of Life
   

 

 A Walk Through Epcot  - As you enter Epcot you are met with the sight of the 180-foot-high geodesic sphere known as Spaceship Earth, the symbol of Epcot. Behind the silver-colored landmark is a showplace for man's achievements past, present and future, and an international fellowship of nations. Epcot is divided into two different 'lands' - Future World, which brings guests face to face with scientific achievements and tomorrow's technologies; and World Showcase, which opens the door to cultures from around the globe celebrating the sights, sounds and cuisines from 11 nations.
 Future World  -- Once through the entrance at Epcot, you walk past Spaceship Earth, and into Future World.  The sculptures in front of Spaceship Earth are Leave a Legacy, where guests previously had the chance to have their image etched onto a tile & placed on one of the sculptures.  Spaceship Earth is Future World's landmark adventure. Dramatic new scenes in the attraction and its post show depict life in the 21st century's "Global Neighborhood." With all-new narration by actor Jeremy Irons and an impressive new musical score, guests experience a time-travel journey from the beginning of time to the electronic age. Just beyond Spaceship Earth, on each side, you'll find crescent-shaped buildings, which house Innoventions, a dazzling new showcase where guests can be among the first to touch the technologies of today that will shape their lives tomorrow. To the east of Spaceship Earth: Test Track, presented by Chevrolet, is a mile-long, heart-pounding adventure that takes guests through hairpin twists and turns. The high-speed attraction mimics an actual proving ground where vehicles are put through their adrenaline-pumping paces -- testing brakes, acceleration, incline and climate control -- all in the name of safety. Universe of Energy features "Ellen's Energy Adventure," with Ellen DeGeneres, Jamie Lee Curtis and Bill Nye the Science Guy. DeGeneres plays a woman who dreams she's on the popular game show, "Jeopardy!" -- only to discover that all of the categories deal with one thing she knows nothing about -- energy. Mission: Space allows guests to travel on what feels like a real space mission. To the west: The Seas with Nemo and Friends, a ride through a Caribbean coral reef contained in a tank 200 feet in diameter and 27 feet deep. View tropical fish, sharks and manatees, while exploring secrets of a new frontier. The Land, which features the motion picture "Circle of Life," an environmental fable starring several characters from "The Lion King," "Living With the Land" takes you on a boat ride through greenhouses of the future. Don't miss "Soarin" where you can travel to the wonderful scenery of the state of California. Prepare to color outside the borders of your imagination, in the all-new "Journey into your Imagination". Hop aboard this ride through the secret testing labs of the Imagination Institute. Journey through the outrageous possibilities of sound. Unveil the mysteries of illusion. Even discover the color of your voice.
 World Showcase  - World Showcase Lagoon separates Future World from the World Showcase. Guests can either walk around the lagoon, or take a boat ride in a 'friendship' boat across the lagoon to World Showcase. Across World Showcase Lagoon, 11 nations offer distinctive wares, ethnic cuisine, shows, entertainment and architecture representing their cultures. Even the landscaping changes from country to country around the 1.3-mile promenade. Clockwise around the promenade: Mexico, with a boat ride through Mexican history and lively Mariachi bands; Norway, taking guests on a voyage through time beginning in a 10th-century Viking Village; China, with a Circle-Vision 360 film that takes guests to exotic sites like Beijing's Forbidden City, Mongolia and Shanghai; Germany, inspired by towns along the Rhine and in Bavaria; and Italy, with its reproduction of Venice's Doge's Palace and outdoor theater. The American Adventure, presented by American Express, with an ambitious show that takes guests through important moments in U.S. history; Japan, showcasing Japanese gardens and dancing outdoors; Morocco, where 19 Moroccan artisans spent months re-creating the intricate, colorful tilework of this North African country; France, the setting for an enchanting film tour through its cities and countryside; United Kingdom, with lovely flower gardens and cobbled streets; and Canada, with entertainment by a bagpipe band and a Circle-Vision 360 film through some of Canada's most picturesque regions. Each World Showcase pavilion is a celebration of the nation's life, culture and heritage. World Showcase ambassadors come from across the globe to represent their homelands at the theme park. As part of the show, holidays and festivals are commemorated by the ambassadors in ways they would be celebrated "back home," allowing Epcot guests a chance to get "caught up" in these international celebrations. Between the France & UK pavilions you'll find the International Gateway, Epcot's smaller entrance. From here you can walk to the Epcot Resorts (Yacht & Beach Club, BoardWalk, Swan & Dolphin), or take a boat ride to the resorts or Disney's Hollywood Studios. World Showcase Lagoon plays host to 'IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth' each night. This fabulous firework show will encircle you with dazzling special effects, colorful lasers, brilliant fireworks, and fiery torches performing to a stirring, original symphonic score - not to be missed. Bang a drum. Dance along. Free your spirit and get swept up in the celebration surrounding you.
 
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