PHOTOS - A look at the updated Gateway Gifts in Epcot

Jan 21, 2020 in "Gateway Gifts"

Gateway Gifts remodel January 2020
Posted: Tuesday January 21, 2020 11:37am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Gateway Gifts at Epcot reopened Sunday following a brief remodel, and before we take a look inside, the classic sign outside the store remains.

Located under Spaceship Earth, the store is now the park's package pickup point, which relocated from the now closed Gift Stop outside the main entrance.

The remodel includes new registers, new flooring, and new paint color scheme.

During the closure, new concrete was installed outside the store, matching that of the recently reopened eastern main entrance side. The new concrete is a crushed stone type, replacing the former colored concrete.

View more pictures of the remodeled Gateway Gifts.

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ohioguyLess than a minute ago

The nighttime lighting looks beautiful and well-thought-out. Kudos, Disney. Now we need a new Fountain of Nations at the entrance to World Showcase, please.

GhostHost10004 minutes ago

Nothing like building a town park in a park it doesn’t belong. I guess it fits with squirting fountains. But hey at least it didn’t cost them a lot of money and take years to do it right? 👀

lazyboy97o5 hours ago

It absolutely is an altar. That’s pretty much the reason for the statue.

SplashZander5 hours ago

Having some more time to process, absolute home run for the hub. Flows naturally, feels larger than it is, and both secluded and connected to the surrounding. Just makes me a little sad we didn’t get the full original pre covid artistic vision with the festival center and SSE. Creations and Connections work very well, but I feel the festival center would’ve tied it all together. Intrigued to see how CommuniCore Hall plays out, but currently, everything so far seems amazing, except the neglected SSE exterior, and boxiness of CommuniCore hall in an otherwise naturally flowing environment, plus it eats into the Land sight line which would’ve otherwise been gorgeous.

Henry Mystic6 hours ago

I forgot about those

Brian7 hours ago

Never forget what they took from us.

James Alucobond7 hours ago

That or something very much like it was probably always part of the plan, even in the aspirational artwork, but whatevs.

Brian7 hours ago

They're called "pixie dusters" among cast members. Though, some cast members are themselves pixie dusters, too.

Brian7 hours ago

MisterPenguin8 hours ago

Seems to be a theme... wood slats white and greyscale tones tessellated triangles smooth, rounded corners and a toadstool roof wide open cutouts or windows in walls semi-wooded landscaping with lush undergrowth coordinated LED lights everywhere unique floorings You now what else these themes would also be good fore? Some sort of future world.

Incomudro8 hours ago

In photography, pictures shouldn't always be centered. But if that's your thing, sitting on the bench for a photo to Walt's left (the images right) would very nearly center a person on the bench.

J45468 hours ago

i really love the lighting on the ground, the bands of color around the central planter and smaller twinkling lights on the pathway near creations look amazing, more of that in all the parks please.

Incomudro8 hours ago

I'd say he's not centered because it look more natural this way.

Incomudro8 hours ago

Yeah, I think the bench is better too. It works better to have Walt look like he's taking in the park, rather than have a monument statue of him on a pedestal.