2017 EPCOT Pin Event – Love is an Adventure

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Another year has come and gone and so has another EPCOT annual pin event. The “Love is an Adventure” pin event was held August 24th to August 26th this year and while many of us lament that we would have preferred that Disney left the event in September, this year if they had we would … Continue reading "2017 EPCOT Pin Event – Love is an Adventure"
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2015 EPCOT Pin Event

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When I left the event last year I left with the knowledge that the 2015 EPCOT Pin Event was going to be themed GenEARation D. I also had a Steamboat Willie GenEARation D pin in my hand, the first of a series of 13 pins, one to be released each month leading up to the … Continue reading "2015 EPCOT Pin Event"
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EPCOT Trade Celebration 2014

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Learn what it is like to attend the Epcot Trade Celebration designed for pin and vinylmation traders! "Make an entrance when you arrive in style at our award-worthy Imagination Gala - A Magic Carpet event! Join us as we honor our 'bests' in Disney films, storytelling, characters and attractions with an Imagination Award, represented by none other than a Golden Figment."
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EPCOT Trade Celebration 2013 — Part 2

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To conclude my report on the annual EPCOT 2013 Trade Celebration I want to share some photos of the gifts and merchandise that I brought home from the event. If you missed Part 1, you can read it HERE. As I mentioned in my previous blog, this year started last September with the first pin … Continue reading "EPCOT Trade Celebration 2013 — Part 2"
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Epcot Trade Celebration 2013

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It was a beautiful day as I drove over the 1000 Island International Bridge; my destination was the Syracuse Airport where I had a 4 p.m. flight to Orlando. It was the start of my annual trip to Walt Disney World to partake in the Epcot Trade Celebration. I really enjoy this opportunity to spend … Continue reading "Epcot Trade Celebration 2013"
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Getting ready for the Annual EPCOT Trade Celebration

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This year the annual Disney Trade Celebration is called “13 – Reflections of Evil” It starts on Friday the 13th (spooky) this September. There are several changes to the event and to event procedures this year that I will go in detail about below. But the one change that has put me in conflict is … Continue reading "Getting ready for the Annual EPCOT Trade Celebration"
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Mickey’s Circus – 2012 Disney Trade Celebration

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Earlier this month I enjoyed the annual Disney Trade Celebration at EPCOT. I first attended this event in 2005 and I had so much fun that I have not missed a year since. This was my eighth consecutive Trade Celebration at EPCOT. The 2012 Disney Trade Celebration was called Mickey’s Circus. The theme coincided with … Continue reading "Mickey’s Circus – 2012 Disney Trade Celebration"
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Disney Vinylmations — I tried not to get hooked!

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The first time I set eyes on a Vinylmation was December 2008; I was in the Art of Disney Store at Downtown Disney. There was a little white vinyl figure of Mickey standing on the shelf; there were actually quite a few of them. A young couple was admiring them and she announced that she … Continue reading "Disney Vinylmations — I tried not to get hooked!"
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Trade City USA – Walt Disney World Pin Celebration

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Guest Blogger Carol Cruise returns with a report from this year’s Pin Celebration at Walt Disney World! It has been just over a year since my last report about the Carol’s 2009 Pin Event Blog”>EPCOT Pin Celebration. Wow time does fly by quickly! This year the pin event was held in August and was a … Continue reading "Trade City USA – Walt Disney World Pin Celebration"
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