EPCOT Celebrating 40 Years with Ceremony, Special Beacons of Magic Show, and More

Happy 40th anniversary EPCOT! Disney is celebrating this momentous occasion with some special in-park offerings today only.

What’s Happening:

  • As guests arrive at the entrance of EPCOT, they are greeted by EPCOT 40 banners.

  • Guests are handed a special commemorative park map as they enter the park.

  • Revealed in the commemorative park map for the day, there will be a 40 Years of EPCOT Ceremony taking place at the America Gardens Theatre at 11:00 a.m.
  • “You’re invited to celebrate the past, present and future of EPCOT with a ceremony recognizing the 40th anniversary of the park.”

  • Classic EPCOT fans will be pleased with the old school music playing today throughout the park!

  • The Harmonious barges are displaying the EPCOT 40 logo today.

  • As the sun sets tonight, there will be a special Beacons of Magic light show on Spaceship Earth for the park’s anniversary.
  • When exiting the park, guests will be handed a special one-day-only poster celebrating 40 years of EPCOT.

  • Across the park, special food and beverage items are available for the anniversary weekend, including an EPCOT 40th Liege Waffle at Connections Café and a Figment Sponge Cake at Sunshine Seasons.

  • And of course, it wouldn’t be an anniversary celebration without merchandise! Plenty of which is already available on shopDisney.
  • Stay tuned to LaughingPlace.com for continuing coverage of EPCOT’s 40th anniversary.
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