Epcot is hosting a variety of events to celebrate their 30th anniversary.  The Disney World theme parkhas announced the following events, scheduled for October 1, 2012.

• 1 – 2 p.m. – Designing the Future – Past and Present: A panel of Disney Imagineers remembers 30 years of building tomorrow at the World Showplace.
• 3 p.m. – Anniversary moment at the America Gardens Theatre featuring appearances by Disney leaders and include performances by Mariachi Cobre and Voices of Liberty.
• 4:30 – 6 p.m. – Epcot: How it Changed the World with Marty Sklar at the World Showplace.
• 6:30 – 8 p.m. – Epcot: How it Changed the World with Marty Sklar at the World Showplace.
• Special tag on the end of the Illuminations fireworks show.
Each of the events offers limited capacity.
Epcot is also currently hosting their annual International Food and Wine Festival. More than 270 chefs appear during Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival, conducting culinary demonstrations and hosting dinners and tasting events. The Eat to the Beat Concert Series is also a highlight, with performers like Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Smash Mouth, Sister Hazel and Blues Traveler taking the stage.