PHOTOS: Scaffolding Goes Up in UK Pavilion at EPCOT, Blocking Off Section of Garden

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In late December 2023, crews erected scaffolding over the façades facing the front garden of the United Kingdom Pavilion in EPCOT. UK Pavilion Scaffolding This garden is blocked off due to the construction, but the gardens in the back of the pavilion are still open. The scaffolding reaches up to the tops of the façades. … Read more

PHOTOS: More Railings Installed in EPCOT Flex Space Near Imagination! Pavilion

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Since our last look at the flex space near Imagination! Pavilion at EPCOT, crews have installed more railings. They were soldering and painting them during our visit on December 29, 2023. EPCOT Flex Space Construction The space has previously housed a playground among other offerings and will likely continue to be a flex space. It’s … Read more

PHOTOS: Plywood and More Spaceship Earth Style Paneling Installed on CommuniCore Hall in EPCOT

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Though the rest of World Celebration at EPCOT is now open, CommuniCore Hall and Plaza remain under construction. Disney has not announced an opening timeframe for CommuniCore other than 2024. CommuniCore Hall CommuniCore Hall is set to include a permanent Mickey & Friends meet and greet space, demo kitchen, gallery (pictured in the above concept … Read more

PHOTOS: Scaffolding Coming Down From Hotel du Canada in EPCOT

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Crews have been working on the Hotel du Canada façade in EPCOT since June of this year. It looks like the refurbishment project is nearing an end as some scaffolding has been removed from the top of the building. Hotel du Canada Refurbishment The walkways around the building have been blocked off due to the … Read more

First Look Inside Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, New Photo Ops Coming to 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, & More: Daily Recap (12/17/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Sunday, December 17, 2023. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

PHOTOS: New Lampposts, Railings, and Grass Installed at Flex Space Under Construction in EPCOT

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In August, construction work finally began on the flex space next to the Imagination! Pavilion in EPCOT that has previously housed a playground. In addition to new pavement, the space now has lampposts, grass, railings, and more. Flex Space Construction The new lampposts are black with orbs on top. Three surround a central paved space. … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: World Celebration Lighting Now Coordinating Color Effects With Spaceship Earth Spectacle of Light Shows

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EPCOT continues to take steps toward its ever-changing future, as the lighting around World Celebration is now synchronized with the Spaceship Earth light shows. World Celebration Lighting Coordinates With Spaceship Earth In an interview with Gizmodo in May 2022, Riddley mentioned the large-scale project and the hope for EPCOT’s World Celebration to immerse guests into … Read more

PHOTOS: CommuniCore Hall Wall Covered in Spaceship Earth-Style Paneling at EPCOT

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Crews have added even more Spaceship Earth-inspired paneling to the exterior of CommuniCore Hall, almost completely covering one wall. The wall, which is visible from World Nature, is now almost completely covered in the themed paneling. Spaceship Earth Paneling on CommuniCore Hall More paneling has been added to the far end of the wall since … Read more

PHOTOS: Walt the Dreamer Statue Visible From Walt Disney World Monorail

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The new Walt the Dreamer statue at EPCOT is now visible from the Walt Disney World Monorail after Disney revealed the statue in its final location on Tuesday. In our last construction update, the statue was still within a crate. Walt the Dreamer in World Celebration The statue is on a bench behind Spaceship Earth, … Read more

PHOTOS: EPCOT Construction Walls Moved Back Again as World Celebration Nears Opening Date

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The completed World Celebration at EPCOT — including CommuniCore Hall and Dreamers Point — will officially open in December. As the project nears completion, construction walls have been shifted back a few feet, revealing new concrete and widening pathways. World Celebration Construction On the World Nature side of the park, near CommuniCore Hall, construction walls … Read more

PHOTOS: World Celebration Aerial View Shows Project Nearing Completion at EPCOT

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After multiple years of construction at EPCOT, the finishing touches to the exterior areas in the new World Celebration neighborhood are being installed at EPCOT. World Celebration Aerial View A new image from Bioreconstruct on X from this morning details the progress made in the World Celebration neighborhood. When compared to the updated concept art … Read more

PHOTOS: More Spaceship Earth-Style Panels Installed on CommuniCore Hall, Repainting Continues in Canada Pavilion at EPCOT

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We have been tracking the construction progress on the years-long overhaul of EPCOT at Walt Disney World. During recent visits to the park, we’ve seen a few notable changes to some of the areas we regularly inspect for changes, including CommuniCore Hall, the Canada Pavilion, and more. Let’s take a look! Construction Progress on CommuniCore … Read more

PHOTOS: New EPCOT Directional Sign References CommuniCore, Mickey & Friends Meet and Greet in World Celebration

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A new directional sign has been unveiled in the World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT. It matches the various new EPCOT signage with rounded lettering and a color scheme of dark gray and blue — the latter of which is the main color of World Celebration. EPCOT World Celebration Directional Sign The sign is in this planter … Read more

Man Arrested for Secretly Filming Guest in Bathroom Stall at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, ‘Bluey’ Scavenger Hunt at Walt Disney World Abruptly Ended for Unknown Reason, & More: Daily Recap (11/4/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Saturday, November 4, 2023. Walt Disney World EPCOT … Read more

PHOTOS: World Discovery Liquid Layer Splash Pad Covered in Plastic for Repainting at EPCOT

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The Liquid Layer splash pad in the World Discovery neighborhood of EPCOT is being repainted. Crews put construction walls up around the splash pad for a refurbishment a week ago. World Discovery Splash Pad Refurbishment From the Walt Disney World Monorail, we can see the splash pad behind construction walls. The splash pad is now … Read more

Voices of Disneyland Resort Leaving, New Projection Effects on Space Mountain, Spaceship Earth-Style Metal Walkway in EPCOT: Daily Recap (10/28/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Saturday, October 28, 2023. Walt Disney World EPCOT … Read more