Epcot’s Nighttime Spectacular “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” Will End Its Run in 2019

The day has finally arrived. Walt Disney World has announced that Epcot’s “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” will be ending in the second half of 2019 when a new show will debut.

What’s happening:

  • The Disney Parks Blog has announced that after nearly 20 years of entertainment through magnificent storytelling, and fireworks, “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth “will be departing in 2019.
  • A brand new show is already in the works and will debut immediately following the conclusion of “IllumiNations,” continuing the tradition of nightly entertainment on the World Showcase Lagoon.
  • The Disney Parks Live Entertainment team is creating the new show which has not yet been named.
  • “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” is currently planned to run until the end of summer 2019.
  • The show was introduced in October 1999 as part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration and has been entertaining guests ever since.
  • During the coming year, we’ll be celebrating this classic show, so you still have plenty of time to experience it again and again, as excitement builds for what’s next.
  • The all-new nighttime spectacular that’s coming to Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon will be part of the park’s ongoing transformation.
  • Along with the new fireworks show guests will soon be able to enjoy:
    • Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster
    • Ratatouille-inspired attraction in World Showcase
    • A new table-service restaurant adjacent to Mission: SPACE
    • And much more!

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