EPCOT’s New Main Entrance Fountain Will Open This Year with New Lighting Enhancements to Spaceship Earth

During a D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration event called “EPCOT – The Magic of Possibility,” Imagineer Zack Riddley announced that the new fountain will open before the end of the year and that Spaceship Earth will receive lighting enhancements.

Photo Source: Disney Parks Blog

Photo Source: Disney Parks Blog

What’s Happening:

  • One of EPCOT’s many “Progress Walls” will be coming down before we close the book on 2020 with the opening of the park’s new main entrance fountain.
  • Glass pylons were installed in August reminiscent of the park’s original fountain.
  • When it lights up at night, the fountain will have dazzling lighting effects.
  • But wait, there’s more! Lighting enhancements on Spaceship Earth will also receive lighting enhancements that will help the park inspire Guests to make new discoveries during their visit.
  • For EPCOT fans who love the park’s original 1980’s esthetic, the fountain is a welcome addition, bringing the park’s logo back into prominence at the start of your journey while updating the look for the 21st century.
  • Read our full event recap for all the EPCOT news from D23’s presentation here.
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