Buckle up, friends. It’s time for what’s new from EPCOTand there’s a LOT of news.
In addition to the opening of the 2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden FestivalEPCOT has been busy with TONS of new merchandise other construction progress! Let’s get started.
EPCOT Construction Updates
We noticed that colored lights were on over at the construction site for the new Connections Cafe restaurantwhich is currently in progress!
We checked on the progress for the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, and it looks like part of the ride queue is being constructed!
We’re just a bit closer to the opening of the ride in summer 2022!
Check out more photos of Cosmic Rewind progress here!
On a silly note, some dinosaurs have been added to the Prehistoric Garden. How many can you spot?
There were some construction walls near The Land pavilion.
And the Wandering Reindeer store in the Norway pavilion is open, but it’s not being used as a store yet.
Let’s get to the shopping, and there’s a LOT.
EPCOT merchandise updates
At Camera Center, there was a new Rescue Rangers pin set for $14.99. Are you excited for the upcoming live action Rescue Rangers?
We’re heading to Creations Shop next!
At Creations, we found a new-to-us Kids XOXO t-shirt for $19.99…
…and a Deluxe Travel Art Kit for $29.99.
There was also a new EPCOT Windbreaker Jacket for $59.99which has all four EPCOT neighborhoods listed on the front pocket.
You can also pick up an EPCOT Color Collection Corkcicle Tumbler for $39.99.
If you need some pencils for your art kit and a notepad too, you can get this Stationery Cube for $19.99.
We spotted a new Black Home Collection Plate for $14.99…
…and a new CastleCandle for $34.99. It’s scented like Castle Gardens!
We’ve seen these pins at Disneyland, but they finally arrived at Disney World! You can get this Waffle and Toast Pin Set for $19.99or this Hidden Mickey Fruit Pin Set for $19.99.
the Where to Next? spinner pin has also arrived. It can be yours for $12.99.
the Winnie the Pooh Lamp from the Pooh Home Collection has arrived at Creations. It’s $24.99and it comes with a 30 and 60 minute timers.
We also spotted a Stitch Pineapple Candle for $34.99…
…and a 2022 spring break t shirt for $24.99.
There were several new notebooks, including ones inspired by Ratatouille…
…The Princess and the Frog…
…and Cinderella. Each notebook costs $34.99.
There were also three new pens, including this Ariel Pen…
…this Rapunzel Pen…
…and this Beast Pen. They cost $12.99 each.
Let’s head to Disney Traders.
At Disney Traders, there was a Falcon and the Winter Soldier Shield for $119.99.
We also found a Slinky Dog Toy for $32.99.
Time to visit Pin Traders.
Pin Traders had the 2021 Flower and Garden Magic Bands available again, for $39.99 each.
Let’s go under the sea.
The Seas with Nemo and Friends Pavilion
Sea Base in the Seas pavilion had a Finding Nemo Collectible Figures Toy Set for $19.99.
Now, let’s make our way around the World Showcase!
In the Norway pavilion, there were some double-sided Norway Potholders for $14.99. These have been around for a few months, but in case you hadn’t seen them before we wanted to show them off here!
Let’s head over to Italy!
In Italy, this Topolino zip-front sweatshirt What $64.99.
Let’s visit China next.
In the House of Good Fortune in China, we spotted some seriously ADORABLE Pet socks for $6.95 each. HOW CUTE!
All right, it’s time for the United Kingdom!
United Kingdom Pavilion
In the UK pavilion, a LOT is going on! The Queen of the Kingdom Collection was released at the Tea Caddy. The collection includes these floral United Kingdom Minnie Ears for $29.99.
The ears are covered in pink, red, blue, and purple flowerswith a golden crown in the center of a striped satin bow, and the stripes are made of flowers!
Check out more photos of the United Kingdom Minnie Ears here!
The Queen of the Kingdom collection also includes this Tea cup set for $24.99…
…this Fancy a cuppa plate for $16.99…
…a Silver Spoon…
…a Fancy a Cuppa Apron for $34.99…
…a Water Bottle for $22.99…
…a United Kingdom Kids T-Shirt for $24.99…
…a Fancy a Cuppa Tank Top for $29.99…
…a hoodie for $54.99…
…a Fancy a Cuppa Teapot for $34.99…
…Dark Blue Rose Leggings for $39.99…
…this Queen of the Kingdom t-shirt for $36.99…
…a Minnie Corkcicle Tumbler for $19.99…
…a Minnie Skirt for $78…
…a Dark Blue Minnie Shirt for $36.99…
…a Minnie magnet for $12.99…
…and, finally, this Dish cloth set for $19.99.
We also found a new United Kingdom flag t-shirt for $36.99.
And there were also Twinings Cold Infuse Flavored Cold Water Enhancers for $9.99 each…
…and a Twinings Cold Infuse Flavored Cold Water Enhancer Bottle for $12.99.
And, finally, we spotted a Queen of the Kingdom ornament for $25.
It’s time to visit Japan.
At Mitsukoshi, we found a new large Kiki’s Delivery Service lunch boxes for $24.95…
…and a medium Kiki’s Delivery Service lunch boxes for $19.95.
There was also a My Neighbor Totoro lunch boxes (more of a medium size) for $19.95and $15.95 for a small size.
And we can’t forget this My Neighbor Totoro Chop stick set for $18.95…
…or this Spirited Away Chop stick set for $18.95.
And there was also a new to us Spirited Away bento box for $28.95.
Let’s make a few more stops.
American Adventure Pavilion
A collection of Alice in Wonderland other Mary Poppins items popped up at a kiosk near the American Adventure pavilion! You can choose from Alice in Wonderland items like this Alice Crossbody Bag for $39.99…
…or this Mary Poppins Plate for $14.99.
You can choose from a variety of home items, apparel, accessories, and more!
Check out the FULL collection of new Alice in Wonderland and Mary Poppins items here!
Test Track Symposium
At the Test Track store, a new-to-us cars Travel Art Kit what spotted for $29.99.
Let’s move on to the BIG news of the week!
2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival!
the 2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival kicked off on March 2nd, and it will last through July 4th, 2022. With this festival comes new entertainment, merchandiseand, of course, FOOD.
You can master the festival with our FREE printableand we’ve already compiled a list of the BEST of the festivalso you know exactly what food booths to visit!
Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about the 2022 Flower and Garden Festival!
And that’s the news from EPCOT! Keep reading DFB for more news from Disney World!
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