Last Updated on: September 25th, 2023

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EPCOT, which stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, is one of the four theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Known for its celebration of human achievement, technological innovation, and global culture, EPCOT offers a unique and educational experience for guests of all ages.

EPCOT is divided into two main areas: Future World and World Showcase. Future World is dedicated to innovation and exploration, showcasing exhibits and attractions that highlight advancements in science, technology, and the environment. Guests can journey through the history of communication in Spaceship Earth, explore undersea ecosystems at The Seas with Nemo & Friends, and experience thrilling attractions like Test Track and Soarin’.

World Showcase is a collection of pavilions representing different countries from around the world. Guests can immerse themselves in the culture, architecture, and cuisine of countries such as Mexico, China, Japan, France, and many more. Each pavilion offers unique dining options, entertainment, and shopping, allowing guests to experience a taste of global diversity.

Throughout the year, EPCOT hosts special events and festivals, including the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival and the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. These events showcase culinary delights, vibrant floral displays, live performances, and cultural showcases from around the world.

EPCOT is also home to iconic landmarks like the geodesic sphere of Spaceship Earth and the iconic World Showcase Lagoon, which serves as a stunning backdrop for nighttime spectaculars like IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth and the new-ish Epcot Forever show.

With its blend of imagination, innovation, and cultural immersion, EPCOT offers guests a unique and educational experience that celebrates the best of human achievement and global unity.

Whether you’re exploring the possibilities of the future, sampling cuisines from around the world, or simply enjoying the beauty of the park’s surroundings, EPCOT invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and inspiration.

Be sure to check out our Epcot History – Every Single Attraction Through the Years (1982 – Today)

Epcot Park Areas:

Epcot is broken up into two very distinct sections and then a number of themed pavilions within each:

Epcot Park Address:

200 Epcot Center Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821

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Here is your complete guide to Walt Disney World’s Epcot including attractions, restaurants, shows and rides past, present and future. As always, new pieces are added to this collection regularly.

Park Attractions

Gateway Gifts

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In the News

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  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Win 2023 Golden Ticket Award,
  • Parking lot tram service makes a long-awaited return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT, September 21, 2023
  • D23 Update: Original Soarin Over California will be replacing Soarin Around the World for a limited time beginning September 22nd, September 9, 2023
  • D23 Update: Figment Meet and Greet at Epcot beginning TOMORROW, September 10,
  • D23 Update: A new Tree of Life Zootopia show was just announced replacing Its Tough to be a Bug,
  • D23 Update: Disney is working with Chevrolet on a Test Track reimagination,
  • D23 Update: A new Epcot nighttime spectacular, Luminous: The Symphony of Us, will debut on December 5th,
  • D23 Update: Journey of Water will open officially and Moana will begin greeting guests in her own dedicated spot at Epcot all on October 16,
  • D23 Update: World Celebration in Epcot will be opening in December 2023,
  • D23 Update: Asha from the upcoming Disney movie Wish is coming to Epcot, Disneyland and Disneyland Paris for a meet and greet.,
  • Disney announces Annual Passholder previews for Journey of Water Inspired by Moana at EPCOT, September 7, 2023
  • Journey of Water, Inspired By Moana Opening Soon at EPCOT, August 29, 2023
  • Parking lot trams to finally return to service at all four Walt Disney World theme parks, August 20, 2023
  • Walt Disney World to eliminate self-service paper straws and plastic lids, August 19, 2023