Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a ¡Fiesta! at Disney World

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Caroline outside the Epcot Mexico pavilion sipping a cool drink in hand.

May 5, 2019: This weekend Disney World is throwing a festive party… and it’s all set to go down at the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot!

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Welcome! The Mayan Temple at Epcot Mexico is so pretty.  Bienvenida, amigos.

In honor of Cinco de Mayo and Día de los Niños, Epcot is hosting “¡Fiesta!”—a week-long celebration honoring the pride of Mexico, the personality of its people, and the color and food of its culture.

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Conchas Mickey Ears at Epcot Mexico (Mexican Sweet Bread)

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The three amigos tsums tsums!

From meeting classic characters to eating authentic Mexican foods and collecting magic merchandise including special Mickey Ears, this is sure to be one fiesta you won’t soon forget!

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Stop in at La Cava del Tequila where all the margarita drinks are delicious!!

Be sure to stop in and sample some the wonderful 200 tequilas available at La Cava del Tequilas, especially the Flight of Tequilas!

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Pixie Dust + Tequila!  Ole!!!

We’ve always liked the Mexico pavilion at Epcot, even more now after sampling the La Cava del Tequila Flight of Tequilas featuring the delicious Crème de Tequila!  Ole!

These sombreos are actually a big seller!

These sombreros are actually a big seller!  How do guests get them on the plane home???!!!

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Don’t forget to ride on the Three Caballeros ride!

Tequila Liquor Flight:  The Essence of Mexico – ole!

Tequila Flight at La Cava del Tequila.

Tequila Flight at La Cava del Tequila:  Yes, please!!!

My Tequila Flight:  Almond Ultimo Agave, Agavero, and Rumchata 1921 Cream.  Yummy!

Tequila: The True Spirit of Mexico

“The soul of Tequila is the essence of Mexico; to drink it is to absorb stories and be initiated into a world of legends.”

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Those steps are very steep!

And, who could forget the guest climbing the temple steps after a few too many tequilas???

WATCH VIDEO:  Guest Climbs the Mayan Temple Steps!

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Epcot Mexico in the late afternoon when the party really gets started.

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Ole!

Commemorate your Cinco de Mayo visit with this awesome Donald photo op.  You’ll find Donald just outside the Mexican Pavilion dressed in his The Three Caballeros gear. He’s usually available to meet guests throughout the day from 12pm until 7pm.

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Meeting Donald outside Epcot Mexico.

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Epcot Mexico after sunset is a really fun place!

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Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes at Sprinkles in Disney Springs.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Disney Springs Today

Sprinkles is offering Margarita Cupcakes and Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes for Cinco de Mayo weekend, both made with blanco tequila infused with key lime buttercream and finished with a fleur de sel rim.  Ole!

Read More: https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/05/celebrate-cinco-de-mayo-at-disney-springs/

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February 2019: Donald waved us over. 🙂

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Throwback Thursday:  Mexico Pavilion at Epcot

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Trying on sombreros at Epcot Mexico, 1996.

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Fun day at Epcot! Two Disney Sisters.

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Fiesta Mickey Ears

 

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