Show Your Dark Side in the STAR WARS Half Marathon

For all of my Dark Side Hipsters, the Star Wars Half Marathon is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort April 14-17, 2016. This new Star Wars race will be an intergalactic experience with kids’ races, a 5K and a 10K in addition to the half marathon.

star wars marathonAccording to Disney Parks Blog, this race will feature a unique 13.1-mile course that propels runners through Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios and finishes at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

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Test Track Brings Food to the Race with Taste Track!

Test Track at Epcot introduces a new quick service kiosk called Taste Track. The new food and beverage location at Epcot is serving up a creative twist on one of America’s favorite sandwiches, the grilled cheese.

According to Disney Parks Blog, Test Track’s Taste Track offers the Gruyere and Applewood smoked bacon with an option to spice it up to the Fontina and tomato basil version. If you’d like to try a sweet rendition on the classic sandwich (which is pretty cool), then you should try the Canadian cheddar and apples grilled cheese sandwich on cinnamon raisin bread.

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New Epcot Tour: World Showcase DestiNations Discovered

I am super excited to let you know about the new walking tour coming to Disney’s Epcot. World Showcase DestiNations Discovered will bring the global culture, adventurous history and Epcot globe-trotting magic to life. This tour will give guests an onstage and backstage glimpse and will discuss highlights from over four thousand years of architecture and world history.

From the streets of Paris to the Bavarian countryside, the World Showcase DestiNations Discovered tour will show the different cultures and discuss what inspired Disney animators for years in the creation of many classic films.

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Festival Show in Mexico

Mexican Marimba Trio to Perform Mondays and Tuesdays in World Showcase

New entertainment has been added to the Mexican Pavilion at Disney’s Epcot.

The Mexican Marimba Trio is the newest addition to the talented Mariachi Cobre! This group will showcase uniquely, prepared musical pieces centered around the marimba that celebrate the colorful, musical heritage of Mexico and the diverse influences on their music and culture.

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HIPSTER Drink of the Week: Pimm’s Cup

Happy Friday Hipsters!

It’s time to toast to the weekend with this week’s HIPSTER Drink of the Week, Pimm’s Cup.

Pimm's Cup at Rose & Crown Pub in Epcot
Pimm’s Cup at Rose & Crown Pub in Epcot

Pimm’s Cup at Epcot’s Rose & Crown Pub is an outstanding way to begin the weekend. This simple, yet delicious cocktail mixes Pimm’s No. 1 and Sprite ®. That’s it! The Rose& Crown Pub definitely delivers something so simple that tastes extremely scrumptious. You can barely taste the alcohol, a plus for some drinkers, which leads to a nice buzz complete with a smooth, sweet finish.

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Tomorrowland Preview Coming to Epcot

An exclusive sneak preview of Disney’s Tomorrowland is coming to Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort. The film tells the tale of a jaded scientist and an optimistic teen who embark on a danger-filled mission together to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in both time and space. Starting mid-April, the preview of the film will be presented at Epcot in the Imagination theatre complete with special in-theater effects.

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