Construction walls up around the Canada Pavilion at EPCOT

Jun 08, 2023 in "Canada (Pavilion)"

Canada Pavilion refurbishment - June 8 2023
Posted: Thursday June 8, 2023 10:00am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

A major refurbishment project is underway at EPCOT's Canada Pavilion in World Showcase.

The Hotel du Canada is now wrapped in scaffolding on one side.

Guests can access the two stores at the front of the pavilion, and Canada Far and Wide is still accessible from the entrance near Le Cellier, which remains open.

It looks like a new color scheme will be part of the project, with a test area showing a switch from beige to grey.

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Figments FriendJul 06, 2023

Well now….. That is interesting. -

castlecake2.0Jul 04, 2023

@wdwmagic @marni1971 any ideas? Feels oddly specific

aladdin2007Jul 03, 2023

now Morocco is in that group. Disney wants to operate as little as possible, look at all the shuttered stores at the studios..its a ghost town towards mama melrose. Since this is a Canada thread I wont even start on the animation courtyard,,,,,but anyway..I dont think they plan to do anything with Canada beyond the building maintenance they are doing now.

Gran FiestaJul 03, 2023

It is wild how much underutilized space and shuttered buildings that Disney has. But they keep retheming or "reimagining" existing buildings and rides instead of opening the shuttered buildings to increase capacity and things to do.

Cmdr_CrimsonJul 01, 2023

Let's hope they also are looking at doing something with the two smaller buildings across from the Hotel just before you go down the steps to the theater.

castlecake2.0Jun 30, 2023

There’s been rumors for years but nothing for sure

FigmentFan82Jun 30, 2023

Are they actually going to use that building for something? How about a walkthrough? Journey of Syrup: Inspired by Canada

castlecake2.0Jun 30, 2023

TrainsOfDisneyJun 10, 2023

Yes!!! This needs to be repeated 100 times. There is space for festival Merch and food booths - use that!!!

Epcot82GuyJun 10, 2023

As much as I understand the booze argument, a drinks spot seemed like such a great idea. You could easily put a patio or the like outside to draw attention. It could actually be a nice spot to stop slightly above the main path.

UNCgolfJun 09, 2023

Tim Horton's is spreading so widely across the United States that it probably wouldn't work all that well in the Canada pavilion (not sure it ever would have, really, even though it's obviously a Canadian company). They're building several in/around Atlanta right now.

CompedJun 09, 2023

You'd think the Canadian gov would be interested in promoting Canadian brands as well... Sad to see that few countries are willing to take an interest anymore (although the tourism board maintains a level of control over the film, so I was told, that's probably the strictest among any sponsor/co-developer).

MisterPenguinJun 09, 2023

Funny thing is that EPCOT's Joffrey's is pretty much right outside the Canad pavilion.

castlecake2.0Jun 09, 2023

Was suggested then denied due to contract with Nescafé and now joffreys