New landscaping arrives in the long-vacant area near EPCOT's Guest Relations

May 02, 2023 in "EPCOT"

New Landscaping near EPCOT guest relations
Posted: Tuesday May 2, 2023 11:40am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

New landscaping is being installed this week in EPCOT's World Celebration in the empty area next to Guest Relations.

The area has been empty for a couple of years after being one of the first areas to be cleared as EPCOT's Future World transformation began.

World Celebration will be much greener than its Future World predecessor, with the park's center taking on a more park-like look. Guests are already getting a preview of things to come, with the trees alongside Connections Cafe now in full bloom.

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Sir_Cliff35 minutes ago

It would certainly be nice to see a restoration of Living Seas to something closer to its original state. I found it the most effective of the original pavilions in terms of its architecture due to the combination of shapes and the mural at the entrance. Like everything at Epcot, though, it fell victim to the post-1995 'improvements' which involved painting everything bright colours and adding clutter. This is one case where I think it could pretty much go back to its original state and look fantastic, which I'm not sure is true of all the original pavilions.

trainplane39 hours ago

I really do wonder if this is primer. The beige always fit the building better which is something I usually don't say since it's far from a favorite color. I always felt blue was overused everywhere on and in the pavilion.

Earlie the Pearlie11 hours ago Soooooo cloooooooose

James Alucobond13 hours ago

I'm hoping they can get to something like this for the Journey of Water opening: And then this at some point in November: Looking quite good, IMO.

castlecake2.013 hours ago

Credit to Dreamfinder Guy twitter

Mike S13 hours ago

It’s frankly incredible how mismanaged this was that they tore down an entire building for their original plan, dropped that plan, then rebuilt half of the aforementioned building.

MisterPenguin15 hours ago

Enhance! Dreamer's Communicore Plaza dance floor in front (or in back of) the stage. Celebration Garden SW. Celebration Garden NW... Celebration Garden NE... Celebration Garden SE... 744596 Hub Central. Note the size of the workers in the landscape... 744598

McMickeyWorld15 hours ago

a closer look at the plaza

vikescaper15 hours ago

That’s CommuniCore Plaza and there will be a stage underneath the roof.

aladdin200715 hours ago

I may have lost track but what is going in the big open space next to the left of communicore hall, it looks like it should be part of the enclosed building but its open......

Animaniac93-9816 hours ago

Wondering if more of the spine will open up with Moana on Oct 16, or will remain as is until December.

stuart17 hours ago

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HauntedPirate1 day ago

I knew it! The 'good4uinsider' account is your Olivia Rodrigo stan account. ;)

UNCgolf1 day ago

Personally I wish they'd remove Nemo and change the whole pavilion back to the original concept, when it was one of the best overall experiences at WDW. Since they're not going to do that, though, they should at least reopen all the aquarium windows and use Nemo as an educational tool (as you mention) instead of the quite bad ride that exists now.