With Epcot gearing up for the debut of Harmonious later this year, the resort is currently refurbishing the torches that surround the World Showcase Lagoon.

What’s happening:

  • Fans of the long-running IllumiNations nighttime spectacular know the iconic role the 19 torches around World Showcase Lagoon played in the program.
  • While that show ended its run last year, the torches have remained, also being integrated into the current temporary show ironically named Epcot Forever.
  • Now the flammable beacons are undergoing a brief refurbishment as the operating system that powers them gets an upgrade.
  • As a result, the torches will be dark for a short time.
  • This refurbishment is expected to last for nine days.

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