New guide map for EPCOT includes changes to walkways, closure of the EPCOT Experience, and upcoming World Celebration dining

Mar 24, 2022 in "Walt Disney World Park and Resort Maps"

Posted: Thursday March 24, 2022 10:30am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

EPCOT has a new paper guide map this week, including all of the recent updates and changes to the park.

The recently closed EPCOT Experience has been removed, and the Connections Cafe and Connections Eatery have been added into the dining section of World Celebration.

Also new in this update is the revised walkway routing for guests moving from the main entrance through the park's center via World Celebration.

Lastly, Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind has an updated look that shows the Starblaster at the front of the building and is labeled "opening summer 2022."

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CJR4 hours ago

I'm so happy to see that World Celebration finally had its water feature installed! Woo-hoo!

ChrisFL4 hours ago

I was there, 3,000 years ago

Figments Friend5 hours ago

Yay! Someone remembers!! 😍 -

TrainsOfDisney5 hours ago

Poor guys in Cali have to think about which parade! 1st one starts at small world and ends at the hub, then the 2nd performance it goes back to small world.

ChrisFL5 hours ago

Then at one point they reversed the parade, so it started at 3:00 on Main Street...think it was when I worked there around 2008?

TrainsOfDisney5 hours ago

While it is funny…. Disney Institute used this as an example and said the only wrong answer a CM could give a guest is “3:00” and the correct answer is “the parade starts at 3:00 at Frontierland and will arrive on Main Street at approximately 3:15 - you can view the parade on either side of the street within the roped off areas” The point that my instructor made was, they know it starts “at 3:00” - it’s your job to understand what they are actually asking - which is most likely where it starts, when it will arrive at the current location, and / or where can we watch it.

Cmdr_Crimson6 hours ago

At least Disney makes fun of the average park guest who has no clue..

TrainsOfDisney7 hours ago

It’s an attractive, on-theme addition that also helps welcome and guide guests as they arrive at a theme park. Of all the things to not like about the Epcot re-brand I don’t see the negative here.

Tuvalu8 hours ago

Thank you for expressing your opinion.

tparris8 hours ago

Flooding issues at CommuniCore Plaza.

James Alucobond8 hours ago

I’m not sure enhanced wayfinding is really worth complaining about, nor is improving it indicative of general trends in intelligence. There are plenty of things that humanity managed just fine with in the past that still had a lot of room for improvement.

Tuvalu8 hours ago

We saw the sign on Thursday. It never ceases to amaze me how dumb-downed society has become that a directional sign to the entrance is necessary. Guests arriving via bus have managed to find the entrance for decades. It’s not rocket science.

_caleb11 hours ago

I’m, it looks the same to me, one is staged, the other is not. I think it was foolish of them to open this to the public without staging, but what other differences are you seeing?

tparris11 hours ago Interesting seeing this signage installed, as there is still no new dedication plaque at the front of the park, and they just have a few potted plants sitting where the old one was for now. I’m assuming we’ll see a new one installed in the coming weeks.