Buckle up, y’all — EPCOT has been BUSY lately.
Along with the upcoming opening of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, the EPCOT transformation continues to progress, and construction walls galore have been popping up all over EPCOT. find out what’s new in EPCOT here!
EPCOT Food Updates
There were new bags of Salted caramel other Dark Chocolate Honeycomb Candy in the UK pavilion for $5.99.
We also spotted new We Pote Onion Soup Potato Chips for $6.99 at Mitsukoshi.
At Caramel Cake, the Caramel Chocolate Cookies is back on the Mobile Order menu.
In the Italy pavilion, the Pizza al Taglio window was closed again.
And we tried the Mother’s Day Cupcake from Sunshine Seasons for $6.49. it was a red velvet cupcake with chocolate chip fudge filling and caramel buttercream.
This cupcake was both beautiful AND tasty! Sadly, it was only available on May 8thbut we hope it might make another appearance next year.
Read our review of the Mother’s Day Cupcake here!
EPCOT Construction Updates
Now let’s move on to construction! Across from the Land pavilion, the Bathrooms were blocked off by a construction wall.
By TestTrack, two misters have returned.
There was a new display screen erected near the toy story topiaries…
…and a path next to The Lion King topiaries what closed and walled off.
The pond near the center of the park was drained…
…and construction on a concrete square in front of Journey Into Imagination with Figment was in progress.
In the Japan pavilion, there was wet paint on the poles outside the entrance of the Mitsukoshi.
And inside Mitsukoshi, the pearl tanks were drained and covered.
Merchandise kiosks were placed across from La Creperie de Paris in the France pavilion…
…and it looks like the painting on the tower in the Italy pavilion was finished.
And finally, construction walls were placed on the right side of Spaceship Earth.
The new construction walls blocked the walkway so that guests were redirected to exit the ride on the left side of the attraction.
What is going on with the Spaceship Earth update in EPCOT?
EPCOT merchandise updates
In Pin Traders, there was a new Mother’s Day pin for $17.99…
…and a new Tencennial pin for $24.99.
If you’re a Disney Pin collector, Pin Traders is an excellent spot to stop by!
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We’ve been seeing Disneyland Paris merchandise arrive at Plume et Palette in the France pavilion, and this week we noticed a gold Tinker Bell Journal for $24.99…
…a black Tinkerbell shirt for $39.99…
…a white Tinker Bell sweater for $54.99…
…and a black Tinker Bell jacket for $64.99.
You might also be able to find the Disneyland Paris Dooney & Bourke Collection there!
Check out photos of the 30th anniversary Disneyland Paris Dooney & Bourke Collection here!
At the Queens Table in the UK pavilion, there was a Corgi tray for $80…
…and two corgi tea towel designs for $40 each. This towel has a teal background…
…while this towel has a deep magenta background.
We’ve spotted a variety of corgi designs in the past, so corgi fans should make their way to the UK!
Check out other corgi merchandise items here!
At Mitsukoshi in the Japan pavilion, there were Animal Crossing Mini Figures for $10.99 each.
We also spotted on Everyday bento idea book…
…and check out this Pink Frog Plush!
You can get it for $19.50.
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In the Mexico pavilion, we found a Mexico Mickey Tumbler at Plaza del Sol for $19.99.
And a popular pair of Minnie ears got a colorful makeover! Remember the Mexico Ears from 2020? There’s a NEW version of them now!
You can find them in Mexico for $29.99.
Click here for more photos of the new Pink Floral Minnie Ears!
At Trading Post in the Canada pavilion, there was a new Canada Spirit Jersey.
You can get it for $75.99.
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And over in the Italy pavilion, there were new stationery sets for $24.99 eachlike this Blue Peacock Set…
…and this Red stationery set.
You can also grab this Notepad for $12.99.
And on a random note, don’t forget that if you’re looking for lemon merchandise, Italy is the place to go!
Here’s the limoncello collection released recently in Italy!
At the House of Good Fortune in the China pavilion, there were new Smiley face keychain for $12.95 each.
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At Creations Shop, we found new Cinderella Phone Cases in various iPhone sizes for $29.99 each.
the Peter Pan Ship what there for $79.99.
You can also (somehow?) take home a large Peter Pan play set for $39.99 or a Mickey Puppet Theater for $79.99.
This Bee Happy Hive Holder with Wooden Spoons What $34.99.
And there was also a new Alex and Ani Stitch and Angel Bracelet for $59.99.
We spotted two nuiMO’s outfits for $12.99 each.
And the Main Street Electric Parade Wishables made their way to Creations.
A Kids’ Being Together is Magical T-Shirt what available for $19.99…
…as well as a Kids’ Chewbacca Mood T-Shirt for $19.99.
You can also find this Mickey and Minnie Crop Tee for $36.99.
Creations Shop is EPCOT’s newest flagship store, so you can find a TON of Disney merchandise there!
Read all about Creations Shop here!
Port of Entry
Port of Entry had a new Flower & Garden Festival Spike Beehive Ceramic Bird House for $34.99.
In case you didn’t know, Spike the Bee is basically the mascot of EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival.
Check out all the 2022 Flower and Garden merchandise here!
Disney Traders had a Dip Dye Walt Disney World Crop Top for $29.99.
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Gateway Gifts had a Minnie Mouse 50th Anniversary Figurine.
You can get it for $9.99.
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Art of Disney
Art of Disney had new art, including the Mickey’s Fire Brigade on Canvas by Tim Rogersonfeaturing Mickey and his pals fighting some flames.
You can get it for $795.
And finally, a new yellow Skyliner popcorn bucket arrived at EPCOT!
We found it at various popcorn stands around EPCOT for $19.99.
Read more about the Skyliner Popcorn Buckets here!
EPCOT Various Updates
A Mother’s Day Photo Prop was available around the entrance of EPCOT on Mother’s Day. It was an adorable handheld board featuring Mrs. Potts and Chip.
This photo prop is only available once a year, so make sure you visit Disney World next Mother’s Day if you want some photos of your own!
Click here for more photos of the Mother’s Day photo prop here.
other Misting fans remain difficult to find and have essentially been sold out park-wide (with one exception).
There are plenty of alternative misting fans you can find online, so you might want to order some BEFORE your trip, and not wait till you get to the parks.
Read more about the misting fan supply shortage here!
And that’s all the news from EPCOT! Stay tuned to DFB for more Disney news and updates.
Have you been to EPCOT recently? Tell us in the comments!