Epcot was Walt Disney World Resort’s, opening October 1, 1982.”Epcot” originally was an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.” Walt Disney never envisioned his EPCOT as one of the theme parks. They want it to be a real city — with residences, offices, a hotel, schools, parks, shopping, restaurants, and a few Disney-style themed attractions.
Epcot is Walt Disney’s first theme park not to be a Disneyland-like Magic Kingdom.
Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park features exciting attractions, international pavilions, award-winning outstanding fireworks and great seasonal special events. Celebrating the human culture/spirit, Epcot has 2 distinct realms experiences: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares the cuisine and culture with Guests of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada.
Walt Disney World’s Epcot hosts the most popular International Food & Wine Festival in September through November. Epcot also host the Flower & Garden Festival in the spring. Both of the events feature special exhibits and cuisine offered around World Showcase, and both events are included in your park admission.