Updated EPCOT concept art shows a new look for World Celebration

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2022 Concept Art for EPCOT World Celebration
Posted: Thursday May 5, 2022 7:19am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today released new concept art for the updated look for World Celebration and World Nature at EPCOT which most notably includes a new CommuniCore Hall building to stand on the former Communicore West site.

In these new renderings we get to see the EPCOT World Celebration Gardens and the new Festival building called CommuniCore Hall that replaces the originally planned elevated structure. Also part of this new building will be an indoor meet and greet location for Mickey and Friends, which is approximately in the same location at the old Character Spot.

The new art shows a lot of changes from the original concept released in August 2019 which you can see below.

CommuniCore Hall, a multi-use facility, and CommuniCore Plaza, an outdoor event space, will bring the park’s international festivals to the center of EPCOT. CommuniCore Plaza will have the flexibility to host intimate musical performances that extend out into the nearby gardens.

CommuniCore Hall will be a flexible exhibition and gallery space, offering a wide variety of experiences that highlight art, live music, food – complete with a demonstration kitchen – and more.

Disney says that the new CommuniCore Hall is "inspired by the original EPCOT aesthetic apparent throughout the park’s transformation, including the timeless triangular geometry most prominently featured in Spaceship Earth."

These new renderings below show more of the EPCOT Gardens that will be home to various festivals.

And here is how World Nature and Journey of Water will connect with World Celebration.

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DCBaker9 hours ago

Centauri Space Station22 hours ago

I think this would’ve been better off being replaced tbh

Yankeegal1 day ago

Excellent! 😂

aladdin20071 day ago

I hope some plants are forthcoming!!

castlecake2.01 day ago

That’s why I don’t get that it stopped. All these new areas around Connections and Creations were built with little curbs around planters and landscaping instead of retaining walls that could double as benches. The lack of seating is causing a noticeable amount of guests to just give up and sit on the ground which is bad guest service and just makes the place look tacky.

lazyboy97o1 day ago

This was largely the strategy for awhile.

Swarls Barkley1 day ago

castlecake2.01 day ago

It really isn’t amusing anymore, we get it already

SplashZander1 day ago

I’m not commenting on you in particular, but in literally every thread on this forum, when discussing the most minor things, this always gets mentioned, followed by a “Cheapek” comment. It got old a while ago

HauntedPirate1 day ago

There’s a MagicBand reader built-in to each. And you are charged based on the time of day, temperature, length of sitting, and your weight. Magic!!!

castlecake2.01 day ago

I wouldn’t want to be misted by that…

Communicora1 day ago

This looks like some sort of Doctor Who villain. Picture an army of these guys walking stiffly around the lagoon.

MisterPenguin1 day ago

I have a great idea on how to hide the Stargate. First, we're gonna need 500 square feet of canvas.... Orange Face is racist....

MisterPenguin1 day ago

This was the only misting station working in EPCOT yesterday.