Category Archives: Walt Disney World special events

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

We booked our January 2017 trip to Disney World in order to visit our new DVC property for the first time. What a happy coincidence when we found out that the inaugural Epcot International Festival of the Arts would be … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

For years, I’ve been trying to take my family to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in the Magic Kingdom. Though I kept making plans to go to this special, ticketed event, I was thwarted each time. Finally, it worked … Continue reading

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Flower & Garden Festival: the topiaries

In my last post, I mentioned some of the wonderful gluten-free food at this year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Just as glorious as the food were the topiaries. Here are a few of our favorites: The scent of … Continue reading

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Gluten-free at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

This year’s Flower & Garden Festival features quite a few gluten-free options at the “outdoor kitchen” food kiosks. They are clearly marked in the festival’s “Garden Passport.” Pick up a free passport and head to the kiosks for some gluten-free … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Our recent convention trip happened to coincide with a Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party night (held multiple times in November and December). If you’ve read about our disappointment over the Villains Unleashed party in August, you’ll understand why I was … Continue reading

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Villains Unleashed: really average

There’s a phrase in my family to indicate that something was not very good. Since we’re positive people, we put a positive spin on it and say that it was “really average.” Hence my assessment of the Villains Unleashed event … Continue reading

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Flowers and Food and Drinks, oh my!

Have you been to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival? It’s amazing. Have you been to the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival? I haven’t, but have heard that it’s amazing. It’s a goal of mine to get there … Continue reading

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Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival

Get ready! This year’s International Food & Wine Festival runs from 9/28/12 to 11/12/12, and 29 different countries or regions will be represented. Stroll around the World Showcase and sample authentic food from each of these areas. Admission to this … Continue reading

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