VIDEO: EPCOT Attraction’s Stunning New Exterior Lighting

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EPCOT’s newest attraction is ALMOST ready to welcome Guests for a ride of a lifetime. As Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind nears opening day, Disney is sharing a look at the attraction’s stunning new exterior lighting design.

Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind
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Not only is Walt Disney World Resort proud to welcome Guests onboard this massive indoor rollercoaster, but EPCOT is also the hot spot of other exciting news as the Disney Park’s newest restaurant Connections Café & Eatery has officially opened in the World Celebration neighborhood portion of the Park.

We’re also seeing Journey of Water Inspired by Moana take shape in EPCOT’s World Nature neighborhood.

But of course, all focus right now is on the World Discovery neighborhood and the details surrounding Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. From the Villain announcement to the soundtrack, and even the beautiful queue… this one is sure to wow Disney fans.

Check out the details, photos, and video below of how stunning the attraction will look after the Central Florida sun sets on the day.

Credit: @thezachriddley

Disney Imagineer, Zach Riddley took to social media to share:

“Today (I mean, tonight!) we’re excited to debut our exterior lighting design for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind! Our team has been working hard to develop and implement a look that allows the building to show off its unique character and fit into the emerging aesthetic of our reimagined EPCOT and World Discovery neighborhood. We want to ensure that the people of Xandar have a suitable beacon for the message of peace and cooperation that they have brought to our park”.

Credit: @thezachriddley

“The lighting design reinforces the layering of space and scale that we focused on as we developed our exterior architecture, finishes and color palette. We had such an amazing starting point with the pre-existing Universe of Energy building and looked for every opportunity to preserve and extend the many strong points of that facade.

Credit: @thezachriddley

“Our lighting is sculptural and chiseled, designed to highlight the intricate layering of masses and forms that define the building—not to mention its very imposing scale! It supports the Nova Corps Starblaster in the front courtyard as the iconic centerpiece of the design … and its programming is intended to allow the Xandarians to play along in the vibrant skyline of our new vision for EPCOT. We hope you enjoy the new look!”

Check out the video as shared by Disney Parks below:


?FIRST LOOK!? GuardiansOfTheGalaxy: Cosmic Rewind is lit ? #Disney #DisneyParks #DisneyWorld50 #EPCOT #RollerCoaster

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Isn’t she lovely! The new attraction is most certainly glowing as it prepares to welcome Guests when it opens to the public on May 27, 2022.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.

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