EPCOT - Mexico

Outside a temple greats you but inside you have a small shopping area, a museum, a restaurant and a boat ride (that conjures up memories of Small World). The large temple and lush gardens that surround it make the outside of the Mexican pavilion very inviting. Inside the scene is a nighttime marketplace. Throughout the day there are performances in the marketplace inside the pavilion.

Geek's Thoughts & Suggestions

If you see a line for the boat ride (not very likely) come back latter and you can probably walk right on, the line seems to go in cycles.

Some great view of Illuminations can be seen from the edges of the lagoon near Mexico. You have an unobstructed view of the central barges. Also be sure to note the wind when watching Illuminations, never line up downwind...

Attractions & Entertainment (Parades, Shows & Fireworks)
Current Attractions:
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros (Opened: Apr 02, 2007)
Retired Attractions:
  • El Río del Tiempo (The River of Time) (Oct 01, 1982 - Jan 02, 2007)


  • San Angel Inn Restaurante
  • La Hacienda de San Angel
  • La Cantina de San Angel
  • La Cava del Tequila

Quick Facts
  • For you disneygeeks out there, the show control for Illuminations is in the top of the main temple, you can see it from a distance when you look at Mexico.
  • The original El Rio del Tiempo closed in 2006 and re-opened as the Gran Fiesta Tour in 2007

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