I shall finish my road trip updates later today!!
If you are in the Orlando Area and a fan of Pixar this may be of interest:
Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida wraps up the Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival May 13 – 15 with a celebration of Pixar’s 25th anniversary. It’s a great opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the world of Pixar films and their characters.
Celebration of Pixar coming May 13-15
Special Pixar Meet and GreetsAnd the Pixar fun will continue throughout World Showcase, where characters from Toy Story, Ratatouille and A Bug’s Life wait to greet guests in three areas of Epcot:
- Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story at Mission: SPACE
- Mater from Cars and Cars 2 at Test Track
- Living Coral Stiltwalkers at The Seas with Nemo and Friends and Crush at Turtle Talk with Crush
- Woody, Jessie and Bullseye from Toy Story at the American Adventure
- Flick, Atta, Gypsy Moth and stilt walking Slim from A Bug’s Life at the Art of Living Garden
- Remy and Emile from Ratatouille at France
- Mr. & Mrs. Incredible and FroZone from The Incredibles
- Lotso from Toy Story 3
- Mike, Sully, Boo and Smitty from Monster’s Inc.
- Carl, Russell and Dug from Up
Pixar Celebration HeadquartersWorld Showplace (located between the Canada and United Kingdom pavilion), will serve as the celebration headquarters. Inside, families can enjoy meet and greets with characters from The Incredibles, Toy Story 3, Monsters, Inc. and Up, and browse a photo gallery that calls out some of Pixar’s best Easter Eggs from past films. There also will be an art gallery that displays the creative work that went in to Pixar films.
Speaker SeriesA special speaker series featuring talks by Oscar®-nominated Pixar producer Jonas Rivera, Oscar®-winning composer composer Michael Giacchino and Cars Franchise Guardian Jay Ward will also take place at World Showplace.
Daily Speaker Series Schedule
- Noon: Jay Ward
- 2:00 PM: Jonas Rivera
- 4:00 PM: Michael Giacchino
- 6:00 PM: Special Presentation by Jay Ward, Jonas Rivera and Michael Giacchino
ActivitiesKids also can play the Cars 2 Race Around World Showcase game, by picking up a booklet with clues that send them on a journey to specific World Showcase pavilions, where they’ll receive more clues, and receive a reward at the end.
The special experiences are included with Epcot admission.
This was taken off the original Disney Pixar Weekend website ...here is the link: http://www.pixarweekend.com/
Definitely check this event out!! I will be in Orlando at the time however don't have park tickets until August! Ahh! So close and can't get in? It's heartbreaking! I've heard good things come to those who wait...patience? Yah, I don't have those :)