PHOTOS: First “Points of Light” Installed on Exterior of Spaceship Earth at EPCOT

After a test a few weeks ago, the first “points of light” fixtures have been installed on Spaceship Earth at EPCOT as part of the icon’s new nighttime lighting package.


Walt Disney Imagineering shared a closer look at the light fixtures last month, which will be installed in a grid between Spaceship Earth’s Alucobond panels.


Once they are all installed, these fixtures will turn Spaceship Earth into a “beacon of magic.”

In this artist rendering, Spaceship Earth becomes a Beacon of Magic in EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary beginning Oct. 1, 2021, Spaceship Earth and other icons at each Walt Disney World theme park will come to life at night with their own EARidescent glow. (Disney)

The lighting will be completed in time for “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” beginning October 1 of this year. However, unlike other park icons, this new lighting is a permanent addition to the park.

Keep checking WDWNT for updates about this new lighting on Spaceship Earth.

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