Skip to main content

World Showcase Spotlight: Canada


We continue our tour of World Showcase and head to the other end of the lagoon for Canada!

The Canada Pavilion is home to one of the most popular restaurants on Walt Disney World property: Le Cellier Steakhouse.  The steakhouse is located in the cellar of the centerpiece of the Canada pavilion, the Hotel du Canada.  Le Cellier is a signature dining restaurant serving steaks, seafood, and regional cuisine inspired by the provinces of Canada.  Favorites include the “Le Cellier” Mushroom Filet Mignon and the Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup.  Guests 21 years of age and older can enjoy Canadian wines and beers.  Click here to read a full review.  Reservations are strongly recommended at this restaurant and can be made 60 days in advance.

On your way to the entrance of Le Cellier, make sure to take a moment to take some pictures of the Victoria Gardens along with the quaint little cottage.  It’s a beautiful spot filled with many great photo opportunities. 

After you enjoy a meal at Le Cellier, make sure to take in a showing of “Canada Far and Wide”. “Canada Far and Wide” is a 12-minute show presented in Circle-Vision 360.  There are no chairs in the theater so you are required to stand but leaning posts are provided.  This allows you to turn to see the screen that goes 360 degrees around the room.  Catherine O'Hara and Eugene Levy narrate this panoramic tour of Canada from Quebec to Montreal and Niagara Falls to Vancouver.  Canadian Idol winner Eva Avila sings “Canada (You’re a Lifetime Journey)” as you’re surrounded by sweeping views of Canada’s pristine landscapes.  It’s really quite beautiful and makes me tear up a little every time…and I’m not even Canadian!  

The Canada pavilion has two shops; the Northwest Mercantile and The Trading Post.  The shops sell Canadian hockey gear, maple products, handmade jewelry, Canadian t-shirts, and other Canadian products.  There is also an outdoor kiosk that sells , personalized leather items, Canadian flags, pins, mugs and other souvenirs.
If you love live entertainment, then you must check out the current entertainment once it returns to the Canada Pavilion as they have a history of great choices!  We will miss Off Kilter which was a  kilt-wearing, Celtic rock band performing 30-minute sets throughout the day.  They performed in kilts and played bagpipes. It was quite the sight to see! Seating in their outdoor theater is limited but there is plenty of room to stand and enjoy the show.

The next time you visit Epcot, make sure to visit the Canada pavilion for some good food and some great photo opportunities!  What is your favorite part of the Canada pavilion?

Ashley has been a Disney Parks fan from an early age and loves anything vintage Disney. You can email Ashley at ashley@kingdomkonsultant.com.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Kingdom Konsultants has a new Instagram Account!

For those of you not familiar with Instagram, it’s a free app for Android camera phones, iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch.  You can subscribe to someone’s photo stream and keep up with their updates. Every time we have an agent on a Disney Vacation, they’ll be posting live picture updates!  This week we’ve got 4 agents at Disneyland who are already posting pictures!   We've got another one on a 7 night Caribbean cruise on the Fantasy who will post when she gets back!  We've got more vacations and training coming up all the time! So follow us on your instagram account!  You can also see our photos online here: http://followgram.me/kingdomkonsultants

5 Ways To Get Psyched For Your Disney Trip!

Hey-Howdy-Hey, Disney Guys and Gals!      Is anyone familiar with Barney Stinson's "Get Psyched" Mix? Anyone? How I Met your Mother Fans? Ok, great! So you totally get where I'm going with this! If you have no idea what I am talking about, you can watch a clip  HERE!  Basically, the theory is that no matter what's going on in your life, you can get yourself psyched up and ready for something awesome to happen, all by listening to the right piece of music. Playing off of that theory, I feel that one of the very best things about a Disney trip is actually  preparing  for it, or getting psyched! You can have a whole bunch of crappy stuff happening in your life at the time, but if you have a Disney trip on the horizon... even if it's 564 days away, you have something to look forward to and enjoy preparing yourself for. In fact, many Disney fans, (myself included), pretty much get from one day to the next by preparing for upcoming trips. You may even book a ne

Local Vendors We Recommend in Orlando

The hottest trend in the ultimate Disney vacation is utilizing local vendors who are/or used to be Disney Cast Members to enhance your trip.  There are a wide variety of services and products you can get from these wonderful people, so we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites that we have personally utilized and would recommend. Charcuterie: Ordering a charcuterie board for your family or party is a great way to enhance an arrival day when you might be a bit snacky or maybe for a pool day at the resort.  It's the perfect snack to munch on throughout the day and makes you feel just a little bit fancy.   Journey Across the Board This is the charcuterie you order to feel bougie and pampered and really elevate your trip.  Their boards are premium and they can be designed and personalized in so many ways. You can even upgrade to include beautiful keepsakes.  What makes them especially great is the ability to suit so many dietary concerns.  They create any food style or allergy from