Figment concept art and photo

Figment: From Imagination to Reality

By D23 Team

Ah, Figment—dreamer, icon, and the embodiment of childish delight. How could we celebrate 35 years of Epcot without acknowledging the beloved purple dragon? Star of Journey Into Imagination With Figment and (in our eyes) an unofficial mascot of Epcot, Figment’s been a part of Epcot’s history for as long as the park itself!

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Mary Poppins, Pinocchio, Disgust

11 Characters to Inspire Your Dapper Style at Disney Theme Parks

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Original concept art for Disney theme parks depicted guests stepping out in style in their dapper best for a day of fun. There’s something magical about putting on a snazzy dress or a sharp suit and making a real holiday out of your next trip to the parks—you feel like you’re one of Disneyland’s early guests from the 1950s, full of wonder…

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Elliott in Main Street Electrical Parade

Fierce Friends: Our Six Favorite Dragons in Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

Dragons. Mythological creatures that can inspire both terror and trust… part reptile, part serpent, part bird, all legendary. The word “dragon” first entered the English language in the 13th century, but the very idea of this creature has its roots in ancient civilizations like Mesopotamia—after which, it literally spread around the world….

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35 Things We Love About Epcot

When Walt Disney began work on EPCOT, or Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, he envisioned a “living blueprint of the future”—a city that would demonstrate all the imagination and ingenuity America had to offer the world. Walt’s original vision of EPCOT may not have come to fruition, but a theme park with much the same inspiration opened 35 years ago…

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