Epcot Bucket List

Epcot Bucket List

Epcot is one of our favorite places because there is always something to do! So much so, that even though we’ve been to Epcot oh so many times, we still have not seen it all. Things we absolutely love ( so far) are below and we can’t emphasize the fun that comes from taking a mini-break over at the Boardwalk accessible at the International Gateway between France and the U.K. Be sure to check it out!

Everything to Do at EPCOT Walt Disney World

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What’s the Best Day to Visit Epcot?

Weekdays at Epcot are usually safe. Since this is one of the food and drink meccas in Orlando, Florida, you can bet that weekends and evenings get pretty packed, and if you’re there during a festival of any kind avoid the weekends completely. Check out the full post on the Best Days to Visit Walt Disney World for a sample itinerary. 

Epcot Restaurants

With a variety of cultures represented in Epcot’s World Showcase there are tons of food options here! Check out all the Best Restaurants in Epcot  so you can find your new favorite place to eat at Epcot. And if you’re ready for something extra sweet, we’ve rounded up 10 of the  Best Snacks at Epcot.  Check out all our must-do bucket list items below.

Epcot Transportation

If Driving: Just park! While Epcot’s parking lot is no where as big as Magic Kingdom’s it’s still quite a hike to the main gates, so be ready to hike it, or grab a tram from your car.

From the Monorail: Epcot is available on the monorail that attaches to the TTC (which attaches to the rail serving the Polynesian, Grand Floridian, and Contemporary Resorts and also the Magic Kingdom). But make sure you’re on the Epcot monorail and not the Magic Kingdom one.

From the Boat: Epcot can be reached by a small ferry if you’re staying at the Swan and Dolphin or any of the Boardwalk resorts. You can also grab the boat back to the Boardwalk area and the International Gateway if you take the ferry from Hollywood Studios.

By Bus: Every resort bus goes to Epcot, but you can also catch a bus from Disney Springs to any resort and then transfer to an Epcot bus, if you’re not staying on site.

Epcot Park Areas

(FP) means you’ll need to fast pass this ride or attraction because lines could be long. You can read up on how Fast Passes work here. (TS)= Table Service, Reservations Recommended,(QS)= Quick Service, Walk Up Counter, No Reservations Needed (S)= Snack

Future World

▢ The Seas with Nemo and Friends
▢ Soarin’ (FP)
Spaceship Earth
▢ Living with the Land


▢ Starbucks/ Fountainview ( relocating during construction)
▢ Taste Track (S)
▢ Sunshine Seasons (QS)
▢ Garden Grill (TS)

Photo Ops
▢Bubble Gum Wall at the exits of Spaceship Earth. Check out our Instagram Wall post to see them all.

▢ MouseGear Shop

EPCOT World Showcase

Agent P’s World Showcase soon to be Ducktales World Showcase Adventure
▢ KidCot Fun Stops


▢ Gran Fiesta Tour starring the Three Caballeros

▢ La Hacienda de Angel ( TS)
▢ La Cantina de San Angel | Mexico Pavilion ( S) | Churros 
Choza de Margarita | Guacamole and Chips


▢  Frozen Ever After (FP)
▢  Meet Anna and Elsa at the Royal Sommerhus

Restaurants/ Snacks
▢  Akershus ( TS)
▢  Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe ( S)


▢Mulan and Mushu Character Meet N Greet
▢Dragon Legend Acrobats
▢Yong Feng Shangdian Shop
▢China Circlevision 360

▢Lotus Blossom Cafe (QS)
▢Nine Dragons  ( TS)


▢ die Weihnachts Ecke Christmas Shoppe
▢ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Meet and Greet

▢ Biergarten (TS)
▢ Karamelle-Kushe ( S) | we love everything here


▢ Gelati ( S)
Via Nappoli Pizzeria ( TS)
▢ Pizza Window (QS)


▢ The American Adventure

▢ Fife and Drum ( S) | American Dream


▢ Matsuriza Japanese Drummers
▢ Mitsukoshi Department Store

Teppan Edo ( TS)
Tokyo Dining ( TS)


▢ Aladdin and Jasmine Character Meet and Greet
▢ Matboukha Groove Live Music

▢Tangierine Cafe ( S) 


▢Serveur Amusant Acrobats
▢Belle and Aurora Character Meet and Greets
▢ La Maison du Vin Shopping
▢ Beauty and the Beast Sing-A-Long

▢ Les Chefs de France ( TS) | Dinner
▢ Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie ( QS) | Breakfast
▢ L’Artisan des Glaces ( S) | Macaroon Ice Cream Sandwiches

United Kingdom

▢ Mary Poppins, Alice, and Winnie the Pooh Meet and Greets
▢ The Tea Caddy Tea Shop

▢ Rose and Crown Pub


▢ Northwest Mercantile Canada Shop
▢ Waterfall and Garden Walk
▢ Canada Far and Wide

Epcot Studios Shows, Festivals and Parades

▢ Epcot Forever | World Showcase Lagoon
▢ Harmonious | World Showcase Lagoon ( Coming 2021)

Whether we’re trying the food at the International Food and Wine Festival, admiring the flowers at the Flower and Garden Festival or watching the artists at the International Festival of the Arts EPCOT is one of the best places if your looking for some extra fun on your vacation. 

Epcot at Walt Disney World Things to Do, Restaurants, Rides, and Shows. Everything we think that it's worth it to try to do, see and eat. #polkadotpxies #epcot #disneytips #disneyvacation

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4 thoughts on “Epcot Bucket List”

  • This is a great post! I have been to Epcot once, but it was when I was 12, so I’m sure many things have changed since then! I’d love to go again and I hope I’ll be able to within the next few years, but until then Disneyland is a much easier and affordable trip for me since I live in California.

  • Thanks Sarena! We’re hoping it will help others get the most out of their Epcot day. Epcot can be crazy overwhelming because there is so so much to do. And yes, a lot has changed. In fact we’re slowly watching some new construction go up over there! A new country could be added to the world showcase any day now. Bets have been on Brazil:) popping up between Germany and Italy. Chances are if you wait a few years you’ll get there right when everything is new again! Yay!

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