EPCOT's core reopens to guests as the park debuts the new World Celebration Gardens

Dec 05, 2023 in "EPCOT"

World Celebration Gardens - December 5 2023
Posted: Tuesday December 5, 2023 9:00am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Guests can once again walk through the center of EPCOT for the first time since late 2019 as the walls come down around the new World Celebration Gardens.

While EPCOT is not yet wall-free, with walls remaining around Communicore Hall and Plaza, guests are now able to enjoy the gardens, see the new Walt the Dreamer statue at Dreamers Point, and walk directly between World Nature and World Discovery.

The new EPCOT World Celebration Gardens include seating areas close to Connections Cafe, and Communicore Hall, and are equipped with 110v and USB charging points.

Guests can also meet Pluto and Daisy.

Alongside the opening of EPCOT's World Celebration Gardens, Disney has also unveiled the original score composed by Pinar Toprak.

Watch the video below for a look at the new EPCOT World Celebration Gardens. (4K YouTube)

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plutofan1510 hours ago

JohnD14 hours ago

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

DCBaker14 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...........

Disney Analyst1 day ago

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?