• On Sep 19, 2016
    Chase from ON Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hello!! My family and I are coming back to the homeland in February! My wife and I will be staying at Beach Club Villas and going to Epcot. Are we permitted to walk through the World Showcase to enter the park while its closed, or do we have to go around?

    Hi Chase!

    You really cannot beat the convenience of Disney's Beach Club Villas for an Epcot focused vacation! It's lovely to wake up just steps from the water wonderland, Stormalong Bay, or all of the magic and excitement of Epcot, especially during Epcot International Food & Wine Festival or Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

    During Extra Magic Hours, when you might find that World Showcase is not yet open, you may enter the theme park through the International Gateway and stroll by the closed Pavilions until you reach Future World. Keep in mind that you will discover Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie in France Pavillion and the excitement of the reimagined Norway Pavillion open during Extra Magic Hours. The same holds true for late Extra Magic Hours.

    Have a fabulous time on your unforgettable Walt Disney World Resort vacation!

    Wishing you many magical memories,

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Meet the Panelist: Sally, Georgia

"To all who come to this happy place, welcome." I am the lucky wife to my brave Prince, a homeschool mom to two bold and brilliant daughters, and a wine educator. Joining the Disney Vacation Club meant that our family could travel to a "World of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy" as often as we could sneak away, so we do! I'm so glad you have joined us and would be thrilled to sprinkle a little Pixie Dust on your next unforgettable vacation! Learn More About Sally

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