The walls you see here are blocking the big, central planter directly in front of Spaceship Earth — plus, everything behind it.
The walls run from the entrance turnstiles to the fountain construction walls that have been up for a while. They hide additional gardening that will fill out the right side of EPCOT’s entrance to make it symmetrical with the work already completed on the left. A full beautiful garden will greet you as you make your way into the reimagined park.
When the construction walls were removed in mid-December, the EPCOT entrance got a big breath of fresh air and we saw the new central planter. This teaser of what’s to come for the entrance may have only been revealed to alleviate holiday crowding.
With holiday crowds not subsiding just yet and Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend on the horizon, we’ll cross our fingers to keep entrance bottlenecks at bay.
Below is a better visual look at concept art for the entrance to get a look at what the completed construction will reveal. We circled the rough area construction walls are blocking in red: