Epcot for Adults

Have you ever heard that Disney is for kids or that people are going to Disney for their kids?   We at Dole Whipped could not agree less with this.   Disney vacations are for everyone!  For this article I am going to tell you why Epcot is for adults, what you can enjoy while visiting this amazing park.

Let’s start with the best of the best: Drinking Around the World!  Those over the age of 21 can enjoy beer, wine, liquor and mixed drinks from eleven countries.  Check out our information on this subject: Blog and the Podcast.

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If you drinks aren’t your thing maybe Snacking Around the World is an option!  This is a fantastic option with a group of friends so you all get a little taste of everything!  Check out our articles here for ideas.

Another great option for adults are the movies that play in the pavilions of the World Showcase.  France, Canada, and China all have Circle Vision 360 films featuring landmarks and places of interest in these countries.  The films are fairly short and very well done and perfect for adults to enjoy.

Future World also has many great attractions and I won’t list them all, but those that adults may find most fun are Spaceship Earth, Soarin’, Living with the Land, Test Track, and Mission Space.

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Dining in Epcot is a dream! There are so many choices for the adventurous eaters, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Mexican, Norwegian, seafood, and steakhouse.  There are of course some character dining options but if you are looking to avoid this there are plenty of choices in Epcot.  Just be sure to make your advanced dining reservations.

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Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party is a great activity for adults!  You get drinks and desserts and a lovely view of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth.  You can read all about it!

Seasonally there is the Flower and Garden Festival.  There are the concerts, gardening seminars, playgrounds for kids, amazing gardens and topiaries, butterfly house, and food booths called Outdoor Kitchens.

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Like Flower & Garden there is the Food & Wine Festival.  Included with this are the Eat to the Beat Concerts, cooking and mixology classes and seminars, as well as food and drink booths from around the world.

Epcot really is a park for everyone!  Check out my articles on Epcot for Kids, Epcot for Preschoolers.

Top 5: Adult Beverages at Disney World

Here are five alcoholic drinks at Disney World you should absolutely try… if you’re 21 and able to drink responsibly 😉

1) I’m going to cheat right off the bat and name two, but it’s ok, because you can get them at the same location! At Epcot, in France you’ll find the Gran Marnier Orange Slush and the Grey Goose Citron Lemonade slush. Preferably one of each! These drinks are as good as they sound, and are perfect for cooling down after a long walk around the countries at Epcot.

2) The Lapu Lapu. A strong drink served in a cored out pineapple. Need I say more? Best enjoyed by the pool at the Polynesian resort!

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3) The Pina Colava. This drink is pina colada mix with Stoli Razberi and raspberry puree added.  It is absolutely amazing, and can be found at many restaurants and resorts throughout Disney World.

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4)Mandarin Orange Vodka Lemonade at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It is the perfect accompaniment to a pulled pork sandwich!

5) Beer. I’m not a huge beer drinker, but my husband is and I’m pretty sure he thought he died and went to heaven with the beer selection at Disney World. We last visited during the Food & Wine Festival, so there were more than the average amount of beers to choose from, but even during a normal time there are an abundance. If you or a member of your traveling party likes beer I highly suggest you check out www.beersandears.net (and their corresponding app, which was awesome to have in the parks) to see a list of available beers and their locations.

Any drinks I missed? What should I try next?