EPCOT International Festival of the Arts – A Must Visit!

I love a good festival. Art, Food, Renaissance, Fools, I’m always up for a festival. I’ve written many times before about the various established Epcot festivals. Originally begun to bolster lower attendance weeks at Walt Disney World, the first modern, well-promoted festival at Epcot was the International Flower and Garden …

Muppetational New Scavenger Hunt at Epcot for Muppets Most Wanted

Over the weekend, I saw a friend on instagram post a photo of a new Muppets Most Wanted-themed scavenger hunt taking place around Epcot’s World Showcase. I grabbed the family and headed over to check it out, because if there’s one thing I love, it’s scavenger hunts, and the Muppets. …

Photo Tour of “L’Artisan Des Glaces” Ice Cream Shop in Epcot’s France

The newest snack spot in Epcot’s World Showcase opened today over in the France pavilion. The much anticipated L’Artisan des Glaces ice cream and sorbet shop is now open and serving up 16 flavors of fun – ooh là là! In the completely refurbished former patisserie area of France, L’Artisan …

Nightime Magic at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

The 20th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival has really outdone itself this year with the addition of dining and drinking options at 12 booths around the World Showcase. In addition, there are some special nighttime effects for many of the topiaries, making the Festival a must-visit, day and …

Epcot’s 20th Flower & Garden Festival in Full, Delicious Bloom!

This year marks the 20th annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, held in both Future World and World Showcase around Epcot, and known for its larger-than-life topiaries of our favorite Disney characters and scenes. This year is a little different, however, because the creators of the festival have added …

NEW Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Merchandise!

This Wednesday was the first day of Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2013 and I was, of course, very excited to check out the new merchandise! Every year the festival features some newly designed merchandise while also bringing back old favorites. Even though our weather here in Orlando has …

Epcot’s Candlelight Processional Adds a New Story to its Christmas Tradition

The beautiful and moving Candlelight Processional is now a favorite tradition each holiday season. Each celebrity narrator adds their own touch and something special to the Christmas story as they speak the words we all know so well. This year I was able to enjoy both Neil Patrick Harris and …

STAY COOL WEEK: Top 5 Ways to Stay Cool in Epcot

This week on Zannaland we’re going to tackle the best ways to keep cool in the sweltering Florida heat and humidity. There are of course lots of air conditioned havens throughout the parks, but I thought it would be fun to list some ways to keep cool in-between those attractions, …

Photo Tour of the Epcot’s All-New Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar in Italy

Construction is finally complete and today saw the grand opening of Tutto Gusto (gusto means flavor or taste in Italian) wine cellar in Epcot’s Italy pavilion at the World Showcase. The new building blends right in to the existing Tutto Italia restaurant while making a nice segue to Via Napoli’s …

Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair! Tangled Tower at Epcot

I finally got to see the Tangled Tower in Epcot’s Germany today and it was so beautiful! The windows open and close and Rapunzel sings songs from Tangled. I could’ve stood and listened all day! The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is open now though May 15th. If you’re …