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A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Germany Pavilion

Steven Miller

by , Communications Manager

I journeyed to Germany Pavilion in World Showcase for this month’s article about unique shopping opportunities found at Epcot. I’ve visited this pavilion numerous times throughout the years as both a guest and a Cast Member. It was on this trip that I marveled at the architectural beauty of this incredibly detailed pavilion.

A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Germany Pavilion

The architecture found in Germany Pavilion contains a mix of styles from various German regions. From quaint wooden cottages to a replica medieval castle, all the shops face a spacious Platz, or town square. In the center of the square, guests find a clock tower and a replica statue of St. George and the Dragon that is reminiscent of a statue found in Rothenburg, Germany. At the back of the pavilion, you will find the Biergarten Restaurant where Oktoberfest is celebrated all year long with authentic German cuisine and lively entertainment (two words – pretzel bread!).

A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Germany Pavilion

I spent nearly two hours taking photos while meandering through the interconnected shops. Germany Pavilion has eight different shops including the holiday-themed Die Weihnachts Ecke shop; Stein Haus (drinkware and home décor); Weinkeller (wine shop); and Das Kaufhaus, which carries soccer apparel and accessories. Each shop is filled with wonderful Germany-inspired treasures.

A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Germany Pavilion

There was no shortage of apparel and other items created especially for Disney Parks. These items include graphic tees with Disney Characters, Disney ear hats, Tervis tumblers, or collectible steins inspired by the pavilion. Other items I found include decorative clocks, Hummel figurines, personalized drinkware, Steiff plush bears, authentic Bavarian style mustard, and numerous seasonal ornaments.

A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Germany Pavilion

One of my favorite stops is Karamell-Küche (or Caramel Kitchen). Presented by Werther’s Original, this shop along World Showcase promenade is filled with delicious caramel-themed treats. My favorite is the freshly made caramel popcorn. You can read about this shop in this article from April 2016.

Guests can find select items from this pavilion using the free Shop Disney Parks mobile app. To download, please visit DisneyWorld.com/Shop.

Below are several additional images I took during my visit:

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Comments

  • no roasted almonds ?

  • Crossing fingers that the aforementioned video is Food & Wine merchandise!

  • I wish you’d have the smaller pictures link to larger versions.

  • This is what my wife and I LOVE about Epcot… shopping in World Showcase. Taking a day to just relax, sip coffees, have some sushi, maybe some fish n chips, add in some German chocolates and wine, and just shop till we ‘almost’ drop all day. We love it all!

  • My favorite part of shopping this pavilion is the Snow White section. I can ALMOST see it beyond a shelf in one of the photos. It’s the best place to find her princess dresses. Cheers to the FIRST Disney Princess!

  • We love to go visit Germany at Epcot as it brings back great memories of all the trips we have made to Germany. My husband loves the shop that carries the “football”/soccer shirts and always picks up one. I’m wth Meryn Holt though — I was SURE the Food and Wie merchandise was going to be presented. Please don’t keep us in suspense much longer! We will be attending later in the festival and I would like to order items early in case they sell out. Can’t wait to see the Dooneys.
    BTW, we live the caramel corn at Germany — it’s to die for!

  • You’re killing me Steven! I saw the photo of Germany in Epcot and thought that you were FINALLY announcing Food and Wine Festival 2016 merchandise! Please, please, please tell me it will be announced soon! The Festival starts two weeks from today!

  • The carmel corn is AMAZING!!! Try to get there when it is warm. OMG!!!

  • Love It!!! It’s our favorite pavilion!!! Eagerly waiting on the unboxed video you filmed Tuesday!!!

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