Summary of all the closures coming to Epcot's Future World this winter

Jul 03, 2019 in "EPCOT"

Posted: Wednesday July 3, 2019 8:10am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The center of Epcot is about to undergo some big changes, resulting in the closure of the majority of the locations around the Fountain of Nations.

Here is a summary of all the closures and temporary relocations.

The Fountain of Nations, Innoventions East, Colortopia and Nanooze Break are scheduled to close on September 8, 2019.

Electric Umbrella is scheduled to close this winter.

Mouse Gear will move to a temporary home this winter while its current location is reimagined.

Fountain View featuring Starbucks will be relocated to a temporary location in late Fall.

Art of Disney will operate temporarily from a new location while refurbishment is underway. Heritage Manor will later become the new home for Art of Disney offerings.

Pin Central will operate temporarily from a new location while refurbishment is underway. The Camera Center will close this fall to become a new home for Pin Central.

Club Cool will close, and Disney has said via Twitter that it will relocated but did not provide further information.

Character Spot will close on September 8, with characters relocating as follows:

  • Minnie Mouse will move to the World Showcase Gazebo.
  • Daisy Duck will move to the American Adventure.
  • Mickey and Goofy in a temporary Innoventions West area, but with an all new location to be in the Imagination! pavilion.
  • The location for Joy is still to be determined. 
  • No mention of Baymax has been made.

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raymusiccityNov 04, 2019

I can live without the fountain, but, when will I ever see Club Cool again 😳

brb1006Oct 03, 2019

R.I.P Fountain of Nations

RSoxNo1Sep 18, 2019

So this moved to a new location, but how long before this new location is demolished?

Snow Queen 83Sep 18, 2019

I never really cared for Innoventions, so I'm alright with it going. It's a shell of its original self as well.

MainahmanSep 11, 2019

Was there yesterday and walls were already up. Epcot was where we spent the morning yesterday to say goodbye to a few things, and noticed walls already up....

MisterPenguinSep 11, 2019


DreamfinderGuySep 11, 2019

WDWMagic has a dark mode??

MisterPenguinSep 11, 2019

Where you're really wrong is for not using Dark Mode!!!

ElfinkoSep 10, 2019

I've seen bigger fountains in our local malls. Hope it's more than this.

trainplane3Sep 10, 2019

Tiny, baby, rainbow, fountain. With ball.

brb1006Sep 10, 2019

Here's video of the new temporary character spot from yesterday. Footage from MouseSteps.

ElfinkoSep 10, 2019

So, I just learned today that this fountain is closed. I've only visited WDW 3 times, but I made it a point to visit this fountain each trip after seeing it the first time. It's very beautiful. They haven't mentioned what is replacing it? Another fountain? We're going on our next trip in April 2020. Hoping whatever it is they're working on is done by then.

aladdin2007Aug 18, 2019

This kinda saddens me as it was not overgrown foliage it was such a nice tree populated area with densely rich green beautiful plants/foliage, one of my favorite quiet spots to relax by. (by the coral reef) another favorite spot now gone. Such is progress rip it all down.

DreamfinderGuyAug 18, 2019

Yep, I was in the wrong thread. Sorry about that.