Of the four theme parks in Walt Disney World, Epcot is a favorite of many guests as it combines two completely unique halves to form a united whole. The front of the park is occupied by Future World which celebrates technology, nature, and innovation and the rear of the park is home to World Showcase which celebrates eleven different countries from their world and their culture, history, architecture, cuisine, and traditions. One of the countries featured in World Showcase is the Canada Pavilion where guests can enjoy beautiful scenes of nature, a captivating attraction, delicious dining, unique shopping, and touches of Canadian culture. With so many things to enjoy in the Canada Pavilion, it is no wonder that it is a favorite of many guests! Here are seven things that guests will love about Epcot’s Canada Pavilion in Walt Disney World.
6. Le Cellier Steakhouse –
One of the most popular restaurants in all of Walt Disney World can be found nestled in the Canada Pavilion in Epcot. Le Cellier Steakhouse invites guests into a cozy wine cellar with ambient dim lighting, dark wood beams and accents, and vaulted ceilings. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu features amazing options including Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup, the Le Cellier Filet Mignon, and Pan-roasted Wild King Salmon. Guests can also enjoy decadent desserts like Maple Crème Brulee and Chocolate Mousse Maple Leaf. With beautiful décor and ambiance and delicious food, it is no wonder why guests love Le Cellier Steakhosue!
5. O Canada! –
Located in the rear of the Canada Pavilion is an attraction which allows guests to explore the beauty and diversity of Canada. The circle vision film O Canada! is hosted by Martin Short and brings guests on a beautiful journey across the country to see sights like Niagara Falls, Montreal, Quebec, Victoria, and Moose Jaw. Guests can spot some familiar celebrities that are Canadian and learn all about the culture and traditions while laughing at Martin Short’s jokes.
5. Victoria Gardens –
One portion of the Canada Pavilion is decorated with a whimsical garden area that is sure to please every guest. Victoria Gardens feature a small cottage, quaint pond, gently sweeping green hills, and plenty of beautiful flowers. Guests love stopping in the gardens to take photos and enjoy the views, and the area is even more adorned and amazing each spring during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival.
3. Waterfall –
Found right next to the entrance to O Canada! in the rear of the pavilion is a photo opportunity that many guest love to visit. A massive rock formation can be found with a beautiful waterfall cascading over the surface. The waterfall then bubbles down below and gently drifts its way towards the pond in Victoria Gardens. Guests love posing near the waterfall for a picture which looks as though it was actually taken in the wilderness of Canada and not in Central Florida!
2. Totem Poles and Photo Opportunity –
Near the front of the pavilion are several totem poles which help to show guests the culture and customs of the Canadian people. The totem poles are massive and feature intricately carved faces and animals. Nearby is another great photo opportunity in which guests can stick their heads into cutouts to appear like totem figures themselves!
1. Shopping –
Guests who spend time in the Canada Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase also love shopping for unique merchandise which can only be found there! The pavilion features a store called Northwest Mercantile which is full of dark wood paneling and beams reminiscent of northwestern Canada. Inside guests can browse unique items like Canadian soaps, hockey jerseys, pajamas, and accessories. Guests are sure to find the perfect gift or souvenir in Northwest Mercantile!