PHOTOS: Lighting Elements Malfunctioning in World Celebration Gardens at EPCOT Just One Day After Opening

Dylan Kennedy Grey

PHOTOS: Lighting Elements Malfunctioning in World Celebration Gardens at EPCOT Just One Day After Opening

With World Celebration Gardens finally open at EPCOT after several years of construction, guests have checked out the area by day and night to experience the new area. Unfortunately, the lighting elements in the gardens are already malfunctioning.

Lighting Elements Malfunctioning in World Celebration Gardens

As a nod to classic EPCOT, Imagineers included “light-up pavement” as one of the features in the new World Celebration Gardens when they opened yesterday, December 5, 2023. Just one day later, the programmable LCD light elements are malfunctioning.

World Celebration Gardens Lighting Malfunctioning

We first noticed this section of pavement was not functioning correctly.

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We saw that as the ambient lights in the area changed, some sections of the sidewalk’s lighting elements were malfunctioning. Here, you can see a section of the ground has turned red, despite the entire area changing to green.

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When the area turned to blue, the red section remained red.

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As the lighting continued to change, this section was still “stuck” on red.

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Individual lighting elements are malfunctioning in other sections of the sidewalk as well.

Are you disappointed that lighting elements are malfunctioning in the new World Celebration? Let us know in the comments.

Coverage of New Experiences at EPCOT

Yesterday was a big day in EPCOT, with a new fireworks spectacular and a long-awaited reveal of this new World Celebration, a section of the park that has been closed for years while it was being re-imagined. Check out all of our coverage of these events below:

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  • Dylan Kennedy Grey

    You'd be hard-pressed to find someone more committed to sleeping in on a Disney vacation. At night, however, Dylan can be found closing down whichever park is open latest. He'd love to hear from you at dylan@wdwnt.com.