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NEW: An EPCOT Shop is Temporarily Closing

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NEW: An EPCOT Shop is Temporarily Closing
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If you have some shopping to do at EPCOT, you need to know one of the stores is temporarily closing.

Temporarily Closing

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Oh, the shopping choices at EPCOT. Each country in the World Showcase has a plethora of merchandise pertaining to that country. There are also several gift shops in Future World.

Pin Traders – Camera Center is one of those shops in Future World where you can find pins, apparel, media gifts, and more. It is located underneath SpaceShip Earth!

Unfortunately, Pin Traders will be temporarily closing. Beginning Monday, April 19 (that’s tomorrow!), you will have to look elsewhere for your merchandise. But don’t worry, it will reopen in just a couple weeks on Friday, May 7.

EPCOT’s plans for more shops

While we are unsure why the store is temporarily closing, we do know EPCOT has a lot of plans for gift shops.

Creations Shop will be taking over Mouse Gears this summer. Made to feel like you are in nature while being indoors, the huge glass walls will allow plenty of sunlight to come in!

Credit: Disney

This is not simply a shop to purchase merchandise, but the goal is to also allow Guests to experience “the park’s vision and tradition.” Guests will enjoy great merchandise that will continue their creative journey at home to extend the magic of EPCOT.

Club Cools will be excited to hear it’s coming back! You can read more about these openings HERE.

Where to find merchandise in EPCOT

Photo courtesy of d23.com

To help you plan for your upcoming visit to EPCOT, here is a list of the all shops in the park along with where you can find them. More details about each shop can be found on Character Locator.

Future World

  • Gateway Gifts
  • ImageWorks
  • Mission: SPACE Cargo Bay
  • Mouse Gear
  • Pin Traders – Camera Center
  • SeaBase Gift Shop
  • Test Track SIMporium

World Showcase

  • Art of Disney
  • The Brass Bazaar (temporarily unavailable)
  • Casablanca Carpets (temporarily unavailable)
  • The Crown & Crest (temporarily unavailable)
  • Das Kaufhaus (temporarily unavailable)
  • Der Teddybar (temporarily unavailable)
  • Die Weihnachts Ecke
  • Disney Traders
  • El Ranchito del Norte (temporarily unavailable)
  • The Fjording
  • Glaskunst
  • Good Fortune Gifts
  • House of Good Fortune
  • Il Bel Cristallo
  • Karamell-Kuche
  • Kunstarbeit in Kristall
  • La Bottega Italiana
  • La Gemma Elegante
  • La Princesa de Cristal – Mexico
  • La Signature
  • La Tienda Encantada (temporarily unavailable)
  • L’Esprit de la Provence
  • Les Vins de France
  • Lords and Ladies
  • Marketplace in the Medina (temporarily unavailable)
  • Mitsukoshi Department Store
  • Mitsukoshi Kiosk (temporarily unavailable)
  • Northwest Mercantile (temporarily unavailable)
  • Plaza de los Amigos
  • Plume et Palette
  • Port of Entry
  • The Queen’s Table
  • Ring Carvers
  • Souk-al-Magreb
  • Souvenirs de France
  • Sportsman’s Shoppe (temporarily unavailable)
  • Stein Haus
  • Tangier Traders (temporarily unavailable)
  • The Tea Caddy
  • The Toy Soldier (temporarily unavailable)
  • Trading Post (temporarily unavailable)
  • Village Traders
  • Volkskunst (ttemporarily unavailable)
  • Wandering Reindeer (ttemporarily unavailable)
  • Weinkeller
  • World Traveler

Where’s your favorite place to shop at EPCOT? Let us know in the comments or on Facebook!




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  1. One thing Disney is NOT lacking is places to shop. It makes sense that they are making some changes to make things hopefully more aesthetically pleasing. Thanks for the update! -Andrea

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