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.
- 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!
- Earlier this year Reedy Creek Improvement District approved a $2 million budget to allow for upgrades to Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon.
- Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival is going on now. Sampling delicious cocktails, desserts, and snacks while enjoying “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” is the perfect way to end any visit to Walt Disney World.
- Speaking of the Food & Wine Festival, there are plenty of fun activities that the whole family will enjoy on their next outing to Epcot.
- Dining reservations for the Candlelight Processional during the Festival of Holidays are on sale now. Experience the rich and varied holidays celebrated around the world during this unique festival.
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