PHOTOS - Construction restarts on Harmonious barges backstage at EPCOT

Jul 28, 2020 in "Harmonious"

HarmonioUS barge construction - late June 2020

Another Walt Disney World construction project is back underway - Harmonious at EPCOT.

The cranes that are working on the barges can be seen moving from around World Showcase, as work resumes on building the massive show barges.

These aerial views were shot during the COVID-19 shutdown the parks.

No firework shows are currently taking place at Walt Disney World due to COVID-19, and it is likely this will be the case for some time. It is expected that EPCOT Forever will be the first to return, to then be replaced by Harmonious.

Aerial photos for WDWMAGIC by @cchard.

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Article Posted: Jul 28, 2020 / 11:12am ET
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sedati12 hours ago

Serious question- will this block views of the dreaded gravity building from much of World Showcase? I'm thinking in particular, the view from Japan that keeps coming up will be rectified in that respect.

HauntedPirate13 hours ago

I thought that was replaced by Iger and Chapek years ago with “achieve management bonuses”? 😉

HauntedMansionFLA19 hours ago

Efficiency is one of the Disney Four Keys😉

HauntedMansionFLA19 hours ago

Curious. They prepped the land to build this attraction. What do they do with the area after the barges are floated out into the lagoon till 2040 ( if you go by the timeline of the previous show ) ??

MisterPenguin20 hours ago

It seems that the fountains will be on all day... self-cleaning!!

Thelazer20 hours ago

Had the barges come out only at night and then gone back it would have been okay. This idea of leaving all show hardware out in the lagoon, I suspect is more a cost saving measure than anything else. I also suspect it's going to look horrible with bird poop on it (ask Universal about that)

mnelson33 days ago

Will be interesting to see if Harmonious affects HEAs popularity. Then again probably not, the “Stargate” certainly won’t top Cinderella’s Castle 😂.

gerarar3 days ago

So it’ll become the best ever firework show in WDW 2.0? ;)

drew813 days ago

Okay, I’ll give you that 😂

mnelson33 days ago

More like Harmonious = Happily Ever After 2.0

The Empress Lilly3 days ago

Except that this one will be popular, further reinforcing in management the idea that IP is the Disney difference.

drew813 days ago

Harmonious = Rivers of Light We Are One

mnelson35 days ago

@marni1971 was the “WS Lagoon daytime fountain” always part of the plan?

trainplane35 days ago

At least those don't yell obscenities or vomit in the walkway. I'd take a tree or island any day.