Introduction

This is the story of my six jammy-packed days at Walt Disney World on the occasion of Epcot’s 30th birthday, including D23’s day-long celebration capped by desserts in Spaceship Earth’s Siemens Lounge, extensive touring of the Food & Wine Festival, a stay in the brand-new Little Mermaid rooms at Art of Animation, a tour of the Creative Costuming Department at Hollywood Studios, and dinner inside The Great Movie Ride (thanks to D23’s Sip & Scream event).

I also took my dessert party obsession to new heights when I managed to attend two Epcot dessert parties SIMULTANEOUSLY after D23 scheduled its party to coincide with the Disney Food Blog’s Snack Attack!

The Trip

* Who is in your party? Just me!

* When did you go? September 29–October 4, 2012

* Where did you stay? Beach Club + Art of Animation Little Mermaid wing

* Where did you eat?

  • Food & Wine Festival
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse
  • Beaches & Cream (twice!)
  • Inside The Great Movie Ride!

* Any special plans, events, etc.?

  • D23’s Epcot 30th Anniversary Event
  • Dessert Party at the Siemens Lounge in Spaceship Earth
  • D23’s Sip & Scream tour of Hollywood Studios Creative Costuming Department
  • D23’s Sip & Scream dinner inside The Great Movie Ride
  • Disney Food Blog’s Snack Attack dessert party
  • D23’s Sip & Scream American Adventure/Italy dessert party
  • Oh yeah, and Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival!

Click here for Day 1!

6 Responses
  • Candice
    November 20, 2012

    Long time reader, first time poster. We were there at the same time you were for Epcot30! You did way cooler stuff than we did though. Haha! Going to look back through your page as we are planning our first DL trip next June. Thanks for being a great source of info!

    • Carrie
      November 20, 2012

      Yay! Thanks for posting! I hope you find some helpful Disneyland info there. Let me know if you have any questions!

  • Jennifer W
    October 19, 2012

    Yeah a new one! I live in Orlando and go to the parks all the time, but it is so much fun to see what fun things you experience.

    • Carrie
      October 19, 2012

      Very cool! I’m glad to know there’s something interesting in them even for a local!

  • Claire (Chilly)
    October 19, 2012

    Yeah a new TR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Carrie
      October 19, 2012

      Thanks for reading!

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