Walt Disney World Imagineers are putting the final touches on the new entrance plaza for EPCOT! One of the most recent additions includes 12 new flagpoles. Disney Imagineer, Zach Riddley, provides a closer look and details about the new flags now on display.
As shared by Zach Riddley, Walt Disney World Site Portfolio Executive, via Instagram: “Today our @WaltDisneyImagineering EPCOT project team raised flags featuring six original EPCOT icons on 12 new flagpoles flanking Spaceship Earth as we celebrate finishing touches at the new entrance plaza. These icons go back to the original design philosophy of the park and represent pavilions and attractions in a vibrant new palette that is inspired by the new EPCOT neighborhoods. In addition to the flags, a color-coordinated light ribbon around the entire rim of the plaza is debuting tonight in connection with our recently revealed fountain lighting and a new main entrance soundtrack brings energy and optimism to the revitalized architecture, lush landscape and flowing fountain of the re-imagined guest entry experience. While we still have some small details to button up in this area, I think we can say the reimagined entrance plaza is now truly a welcoming area that brings together people to celebrate the magic of possibility found within each other and the world. Stay tuned for more posts on these changes!”
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Beautiful! We’ll keep you posted as EPCOT’s transformation continues to unveil. In the meantime, we may see a lot of construction, but to us we know we’re experiencing park history in the making!