Tag Archives: Epcot Center

‘Welcome to the Magic of Tencennial’ Brochure

Welcome back to 1982. The place is Walt Disney World. The occasion is the tenth anniversary of Walt’s second Theme Park. The thing is the ‘Welcome to the Magic of Tencennial’ Brochure: Tencennial – it’s a year-long ‘smile-wide’ celebration and … Continue reading

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1982 EPCOT Center Figment Plush

EPCOT opened as EPCOT Center on October 1st of 1982. So this Figment plush would have been sold during the first year of that parks operation. Figment, a small purple┬ádragon, seen below sporting a yellow sweater, is the mascot of … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Eastman Kodak Information Wheel

There really is no end to the interesting pieces of ephemera that focus on the Disney properties. These little pieces of paper and card, meant to be viewed and then thrown away, endure in the hands of Disneyana collectors. Like … Continue reading

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“Welcome to the WDW Vacation Kingdom” Pamphlet – 1985

WELCOME! We’re glad you’re here. The “World’s” a pretty big place so we’ve prepared this brief guide to get you started. Please take a few moments to read it, then enjoy your stay in the Vacation Kingdom of the World! … Continue reading

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“Welcome to The WDW Vacation Kingdom” Pamphlet – 1983

Time is advancing and prices are going up, but we are continuing on our journey through my ephemera collection. We are now in 1983 and this particular pamphlet is Welcom(ing us) To The Walt Disney World Vacation Kingdom. Is this … Continue reading

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Vintage Walt Disney World Parking Ticket Stubs

This is not to imply that you would get a parking ticket while visiting the Vacation Kingdom. But only that if you wanted to park at one of the Theme Parks, you would have to purchase a ticket. This ticket … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Attraction Promotion Cards

This post features a couple of pieces of paper. Now doesn’t that sound exciting? But it’s what’s on these pieces of paper that should excite any Disney fan! IllumiNations was a series of nightly fireworks shows at Epcot that incorporated lighting effects … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Promotional Flyer with Concept Art

Ephemera is defined as lasting for a short period of time. Synonyms for this term are: temporary, transitory, fleeting, and momentary. In other words, flyers like the one I am featuring in this post were meant to fulfill a purpose … Continue reading

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Opening Day Special Event Commemorative Tickets

It’s good to have Disney friends! A couple we know gave us the first ticket in this post. Two, in fact. They were Annual Passholders back in the day and were invited to attend the Grand Opening of EPCOT Center. … Continue reading

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Theme Park Spoons from Walt Disney World

Disney’s business model when it comes to the Theme Parks is simple: They count on your vacation dollars staying in the Parks first by admission prices, then with food, and then with every imaginable product they can slap a Disney … Continue reading

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