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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

Epcot Illuminations Japan

4. Watch IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Epcot’s nighttime spectacular, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Even as seasoned Disney World veterans, no matter how many times we watch this show—which can be viewed from pretty much anywhere around the World Showcase lagoon—it always manages to tug on our heartstrings a little. It’s a ...

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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

Living With The Land

5. Living with the Land There’s not a lot about the Living with the Land ride that gets affected by the time of day, but the portion of it where you travel through their four working greenhouses just has this whole different vibe at night. It almost makes it feel more like an exclusive tour of the place, as though ...

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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

Spaceship Earth

3. Get a Photo of Spaceship Earth The ol’ “golf ball” centerpiece that practically defines Epcot in the minds of visitors always makes for a great subject and/or backdrop for photos, but especially so at night. This is because it lights up in a multitude of colors and will often have messages or images “drawn” on the side of it ...

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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

2. See the Walkways Light Up In certain places at night, the sidewalks at Epcot come to live with embedded fiber optic lights. Between Spaceship Earth and the Fountain of Nations are two areas where you get to walk over “stars” or “pixie dust”, depending on how you want to look at it. There’s also a little area tucked away ...

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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

Epcot

1. Enjoy the Shorter Wait Times As a general rule—though your mileage may vary—all Disney Parks tend to enjoy shorter lines at night than in the middle of the day. This is the time when many people begin filtering out to go back to their hotels (or wherever else) to grab a late dinner or get some much-needed sleep. If ...

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8 Experiences You’ll Love in Epcot After Dark

SpaceshipEarth-Night

When you think of Epcot, the first words that come to mind are probably not ones like “romantic” or “enchanting”. However, if you experience the place once the sun goes down, you’ll find that it transforms into one of the most captivating spots in all of Walt Disney World. Don’t believe us? Well, here are 8 reasons that will convince ...

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