EPCOT Cast Members dedicate the new 'Walt the Dreamer' statue

Dec 04, 2023 in "EPCOT"

'Walt the Dreamer' Statue Dedication
Posted: Monday December 4, 2023 5:46pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

On December 4, 2023, Walt Disney Legacy Award recipient Cast Members were among the first to see the all-new "Walt the Dreamer" statue that debuted as a focal point of EPCOT's new World Celebration Gardens.

In a dedication moment, EPCOT Vice President Kartika Rodriguez was joined by the Walt Disney World Ambassadors, Imagineer Scott Mallwitz, and the Voices of Liberty to celebrate the original dreamer, Walt Disney.

Guests can explore the gardens beginning December 5, 2023, at EPCOT at Walt Disney World. 

Watch the video below to see the dedication moment from EPCOT earlier today. (YouTube)

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plutofan1512 hours ago

JohnD16 hours ago

I've seen a post elsewhere that said, "It's a gir... Figment!" If you get my drift.

DCBaker16 hours ago

It appears installation of the mural artwork at CommuniCore Hall has begun.


Sorry, and as of the closure we were supposed to get a new one in the center, I’m still pissed it was never built. They showed it going off so many times in that concept video.

aladdin20071 day ago

the entire area really but the planter irks me that that was the best they could do and spend money on

Chef idea Mickey`=1 day ago

Are we actually pointing at the planter for everything we lost😁

aladdin20071 day ago

nice, but still dislike that measly/inferior shall I continue planter, to think what we lost for that...........

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TheEPCOTHistorian4 days ago

The funniest part of these signs is the fact that their illumination is controlled by a small silver switch on the concrete base. I love just sitting and watching people turn them on or off as they pass.

tparris4 days ago

Most of the tall signs around world celebration are already having lighting issues, some of them are only partially lighting up while others aren’t illuminating at all at night

DCBaker4 days ago

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MagicHappens19714 days ago

Some are speculating now that Epcot will be Festival-less this summer.

Chef idea Mickey`=4 days ago

Is there still the rumor out there of curiosity as to why this year the Flower and Garden festival will end sooner than last year and the year before.. some peeps are speculating a new festival.?

Epcot82Guy4 days ago

There will be new (higher) pricing... isn't that enough for you?