Replacement for IllumiNations Reflections of Earth confirmed to debut in 2019

Sep 17, 2018 in "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth"

Disney has today announced a timeline for the replacement of Epcot's nightly firework spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth.

Reflections of Earth will play through to the end of summer 2019, with the new show to debut immediately following the conclusion of "IllumiNations."

No other details were provided, but various sources have indicated to us that drones will be part of the new show, and expect to see familiar Disney characters and stories as part of the show.

Reflections of Earth debuted in October 1999 as part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration, and carried forward the long standing tradition of the IllumiNations nighttime spectacular.

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Article Posted: Sep 17, 2018 / 3:06pm ET
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mnelson315 hours ago

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

gerarar16 hours ago

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

drew8116 hours ago

Okay, I’ll give you that 😂

mnelson316 hours ago

More like Harmonious = Happily Ever After 2.0

The Empress Lilly17 hours ago

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

drew8118 hours ago

Harmonious = Rivers of Light We Are One

mnelson32 days ago

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

trainplane33 days ago

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

marni19713 days ago

Or a tree. Or an island.

trainplane33 days ago

Unless it's blocked by another booth.

SpoiledBlueMilk3 days ago

Funny thing about world showcase lagoon being a circle. If something blocks your view, just walk a little further and there it is!

brihow3 days ago

You aren't wrong :)

NelsonRD3 days ago

The LED screens provide a greater resolution, and provide near 360 degree viewing, while the projections are low resolution, only have about 120 degree viewing, and cannot be seen from behind. Using the LED displays, you will be able to see the show from around world showcase, opposed to fighting for head on view. The LED screen are lowest on my list of issues.

LastoneOn3 days ago

You make no sense. Apples to oranges. With the pessimistic view you might as well plan your last trip and get it over with.