Canada Far and Wide closing in late June as the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival kiosks may be returning to the Circlevision theater

16 days ago in "Canada Far and Wide"

Posted: Friday June 4, 2021 12:02pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

According to latest schedules, Canada Far and Wide at EPCOT will be closed beginning June 27 2021.

Current schedules only run as far as August 21, with the show still being listed as closed through that date.

The theater has previously been home to Food and Wine Festival kiosks, and with the festival beginning on July 15, it seems this closure may be related and we will once again see Food and Wine inside the Canada pavilion. Disney has not listed the downtime as a refurbishment at this point.

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TikibirdLand5 days ago

Oh, I thought he wrote it for sarcasm purposes. Didn't realize it actually came from Disney. Wow. :oops:

HauntedPirate6 days ago

It’s a buzzword bingo cover-all!

Lilofan6 days ago

Seasonal demand and guest feedback - more Food and Wine...

Prototype826 days ago

Dear Mike, Thank you for reaching out to us, and thank you for being a part of our Annual Passholder family. We would like to thank you for taking the time to write to us and share your feedback. I am very sorry to learn of your disappointment over the closure of Canada Far and Wide. I understand that this Attraction is important to you and your family, and I will be sure to share your feedback with the appropriate Leadership at Epcot. Please trust that innovation and creativity are always at the heart of everything we do, and we are completely committed to offering all our Guests the most diverse, exciting, and fun experiences in a way that only Disney can do. We are a constantly evolving travel destination and every day and every year we make adjustments to all that we offer based on a variety of factors such as seasonal demand and Guest feedback. Mike, thank you again for writing to us, and we look forward to our next opportunity to entertain you at the Walt Disney World Resort. Kindest regards, Amy Pines Guest Experience Services

HauntedPirate6 days ago

They’re going to be celebrating “50 years of Magic”? Odd, I thought the 100 Years of Magic celebration took care of that 20 years ago. 🤔 🤦‍♂️

marni19717 days ago

Oh. I got this “please be advised that Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 is scheduled to be operational through June 26. Beginning June 27, the Attraction will be unavailable until further notice.”

castlecake2.07 days ago

HauntedPirate12 days ago

“Thank you for taking the time we want your money to send us an email! We hope you had a MAGICAL time at Walt Disney World Resort and spend a lot hope to see you again soon! Making sure our guests enjoy the MAGIC spend more is our top priority and we will work diligently to ensure your next visit give us your bank info is a memorable one!”

castlecake2.013 days ago

Thank you, let us know what they respond with

Prototype8213 days ago

Email sent. Would be nice if it made a difference for once.

castlecake2.013 days ago

That was the issue ever time I was out working on the promenade, it was a very confusing layout for guests, and signage also confusing. The pavilion works best when explored, but people can’t be bothered, and as you said, the garden has no where for you to sit to enjoy. The wooden bridge in the canyon is also due to be widened before an ECV ultimately gets stuck on it.

Lilofan13 days ago

When the Beaver Tails kiosk closed approx 15-20 years ago I bypassed Canada on the way to the other countries.

MisterPenguin13 days ago

"Going up" has a set of ramps to avoid the stairs so that it's handicapped accessible. Of course, once you get up to the top, there's really nothing to do except to go down a set of stairs to get to O' Canada. Or, one can stay at the ground level thru the garden, go past La Cellier, and thru the above-mentioned canyon to get to the entrance to O' Canada -- no stairs, no ramps. Of course, I know all this only from years of visits. From the promenade, none of this is available information. Canada Pavilion looks like steps up to stores on the left, and a garden* on the right, and that's it. *A very guest-unfriendly garden which we see it only from a side, can't walk thru it, and there's no seating. Imagine an art gallery that was just a crowded hallway.

jt0413 days ago

I think new guests believe some paths lead backstage. I see what imagineers did but it never worked well.