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PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 9/15/20 (Light Weekday Crowds, Socially Distanced Characters, Construction Updates, and More)

We visited EPCOT on a day that was quite cloudy and empty. Construction has resumed on many upcoming attractions, and characters continue to socially distance from guests.

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Construction continues on the EPCOT main entrance fountain restoration.

EPCOT pylons

The lower half of the pylons are wrapped in protective covering to prevent damage.

EPCOT pylons
EPCOT pylons
EPCOT walls

As the overhaul continues, walls divide the pathways around Future World.

EPCOT walls
Innoventions West demolition

Demolition on Innoventions West has been temporarily halted.

Innoventions West demolition
Innoventions West demolition
Innoventions West demolition
Mouse Gear overhaul

The Mouse Gear overhaul continues.

Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Mouse Gear overhaul
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction

Construction continues on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction

Scaffolding has been set up for the Nova Corps spaceship that will be outside the entrance to the attraction.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind construction
Play! Pavilion construction

No workers were present today at the Play! Pavilion, but progress has been made on its roof panel replacement.

Play! Pavilion construction
Play! Pavilion construction
Play! Pavilion construction
Play! Pavilion construction
Play! Pavilion construction
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The spooky green cauldron popcorn bucket has returned to EPCOT for the Halloween season.

The Seas with Nemo and Friends entrance
Turtle Talk with Crush! closed

Turtle Talk with Crush! is still closed.

shark jaw bones

An educational display of shark and ray bones.

United Kingdom Pavilion

It was not a crowded day at all, making it pretty easy to socially distance.

United Kingdom Pavilion

This corner of the United Kingdom Pavilion especially felt empty.

Socially Distanced character

Alice was happy to see us.

Socially Distanced character

For her safety and ours, she was socially distanced.

UK to France bridge

Crossing into the France Pavilion.

UK to France bridge

Not crowded at all.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure sign

Construction is almost complete for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. Here we can see the sign at the entryway of the newly expanded area.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction

A construction crew making the finishing touches.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction

Gusteau watches over the area from his sign.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction

A view of the construction from the Disney Skyliner.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction
Remy's Ratatouille Adventure construction

The backside of the showbuilding housing the attraction.

Empty Japan Pavilion

Like many of the other pavilions, the Japan Pavilion felt empty too.

Socially Distanced Character

Pluto was happy to see us.

Socially Distanced Character

Goofy loves to pose.

Socially Distanced Character

Socially distanced hugs and kisses from Minnie Mouse.

Socially Distanced Character

Chip ‘n’ Dale stood at least six feet apart from one another as they greeted us from behind the character cavalcade.

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Thank you for joining us at EPCOT! Stay tuned to WDWNT for the latest Disney parks news.

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