Construction walls removed around Guest Relations area and Spaceship Earth at EPCOT

Jul 07, 2023 in "EPCOT"

Posted: Friday July 7, 2023 10:40am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Most of the construction walls were removed earlier this week in World Celebration around Guest Relations and Spaceship Earth at EPCOT.

Behind the walls are landscaped areas with shrubs and palm trees.




World Celebration is expected to be completed by the end of 2023, along with the opening of Journey of Water Inspired by Moana in World Nature.

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tparris7 hours ago

Creations Shop could certainly use a bath…

tparris7 hours ago

The “flower towers” have left their mark on the world (celebration)…

monothingie8 hours ago

It is Operating in a such a degraded state that it should just be shut off. Embarrassingly bad show.

tparris9 hours ago

The rolling hedges are gone from where the dedication plaque used to be, but still no new plaque as of now. Also, the Wish topiary for F&G is gone from the entrance already.

Sir_Cliff2 days ago

Yeah, I think someone may have forgotten that is the complaint for the MK threads. The complaint for this thread is that there are too many trees and benches.

DCBaker3 days ago

Photos from today. It appears the dying palm tree near the Mickey & Friends entrance was replaced and lighting tests were happening at the CommuniCore Plaza stage. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53745986259_9daef418e8_o.jpg [URL='https://flic.kr/p/2pTiWDC'][IMG]https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53745540246_e3abb7c0a1_o.jpg[/IMG]

Brian4 days ago

Epic username and comment.

James Alucobond4 days ago

I mean, it would be a welcome seating area considering everyone complains about eating on trash cans during festivals. That area is typically jammed up with booths. In Festival of the Arts alone, the area just north houses Deco Delights, Pop Eats, Deconstructed Dish, and whatever resides in Refreshment Port, plus they just added a new kiosk next door and potentially three more in CommuniCore.

J45464 days ago

foreal, theres way more trees now than ever, i am curious as to what the shade structure is for, more food? or just a giant seating area? Meet n Greets?

TheCoasterNerd4 days ago

What? There's so many more trees now than before. You remember the giant concrete abyss with the triangles above it? That's trees now. You remember Innoventions? That's Journey Of Water (with tons of trees) now

John park hopper4 days ago

Shad structure-----used to call them trees with benches until Disney ripped them all out

JordanBach_954 days ago

With the removal of Leave a Legacy it made sense to add a new war memorial I guess

JordanBach_954 days ago

I see they are going back to the rusty/ grunge aesthetic of 1998 Tomorrowland. I wonder if they will also plant some lettuce or maybe some orange trees so it can be a callback to Horizons!