Construction walls pushed back to reveal new metalwork flooring in EPCOT's World Celebration

Oct 31, 2023 in "EPCOT"

EPCOT World Celebration Walkway - October 20 2023
Posted: Tuesday October 31, 2023 10:00am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Construction walls have been moved in EPCOT's World Celebration to reveal a little more of the new World Celebration neighborhood.


The custom metalwork flooring will form a curved pathway from Dreamers Point to the center of World Celebration.

Imagineer Zach Riddley has previously said that the metal panels are made of weathered steel, which will cure to form a rich orange-hued patina.

The World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT will open in late 2023.

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TheCoasterNerd21 hours ago

The plaque has been re-installed. Here's a first look -

Bocabear21 hours ago

but what IP is going to be featured in the new Dedication Plaque? Perhaps this can be sponsored by Disney Jr Characters? Fancy Nancy perhaps? there has to be something for the children!!

Cmdr_Crimson1 day ago

Actually.. it should be.. "Where's My City!?!?"

osian1 day ago

And including a quote from the man himself. "What the hell have they done to my vision?" - Walt Disney

Epcot81Fan1 day ago

#absolutelyremarkable

Figments Friend1 day ago

Oh wow… I was just looking at this literally the other day. Brought a friend over to read the words so he could better understand what the real EPCOT Center once stood for. So much more the beer and food festivals back then… -

Cmdr_Crimson1 day ago

Brian1 day ago

Indeed! I've happened to obtain the new wording: "To all who come to this place of Synergy, Activations and misplaced IP: Welcome EPCOT is inspired by Walt Disney Studios' creative vision. Here, IP is celebrated through relevancy, timeless activations, and malfunctioning lighting that promises exciting and overcrowded festivals for all. May EPCOT pander, irritate, and above all, instill a new sense of belief and pride in personkind's ability to turbocharge Disney+ subscriptions that offers hope to shareholders everywhere."

DreamfinderGuy1 day ago

Hopefully they make the plaque say EPCOT Center on the first line again (or EPCOT in all caps at the bare minimum). Surprised they never rededicated the park, maybe they realized that would look bad with how little major change actually happened in the grand scheme of things.

osian1 day ago

Perhaps they're rewriting it to become more timeless, more relevant, and more Disney?

tparris1 day ago

Dedication plaque has been removed, looks like it’s finally getting replaced soon to bring it in line with all the new signage.

J45461 day ago

that looks really good, imo the new communicore plaza building looks pretty awesome at night from the pics. Once it all opens up Ill def go back and see it in person

Figments Friend1 day ago

Top photo is similar to what I saw. Thanks for posting! πŸ™‚ -