PHOTOS, VIDEO: New Concept Art Released at D23 Expo 2019 Reveals Inside Look at Journey of Water, Redesigned Mouse Gear Store, New Entrance Fountain, and More at Epcot
Welcome to WDWNT’s coverage of D23 Expo 2019! We are on the show floor and here to show you all of the details, concept art, and more that’s on display.
Some of the biggest announcements yesterday revolved around the ever-changing Epcot, including a Journey of Water interactive walkthrough maze inspired by Moana, the Walt Disney Imagineering Presents the Epcot Experience center, and even a new park logo:
We’ll try to categorize the concept art by category for better understanding. For reference, here’s a look at the overall concept art released, plus a map we released early on when we broke the story on Project Gamma:
Set to open this October, guests will be able to visualize all of the exciting plans for Epcot at a new experience center in the Odyssey Events Pavilion, called Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience.
Mouse Gear (New Merchandise Concept)
New Food and Beverage Concept
A futuristic world map will line the walls of this quick-service eatery, which apparently will have pizza on the menu.
Windows will look out at the epic, illuminated Epcot garden just outside. You can check out a video of all the concept art straight from the Disney Parks “Imagining Tomorrow, Today” Pavilion below:
So, what do you think of all these changes? Everything looks very clean and inspired, and suddenly, I don’t find myself missing the perennially sticky Club Cool floors anymore…