It’s no secret that the Walt Disney Company loves an excuse to throw a big party, and the 100th anniversary of the company is well worth a party or two!
The Celebration of a Lifetime…
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The Disney100 Celebration is exactly what it sounds like: an event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company and all of the amazing stories that Walt Disney Studios has told over the span of 100 years.
Each Disney Park, from Walt Disney World to Disneyland Resort is joining in on the celebration.
That means you may see Disney100 Celebration imagery and occasions in Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and especially EPCOT.
EPCOT Is Going to Be the Center of It All…
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It’s recently been announced that EPCOT will be the hub of the Disney100 celebration in Walt Disney World. But today saw an even more exciting update: the first look at EPCOT’s Disney100 light show:
EPCOT’s Spaceship Earth to Be The Center of the Spectacle
NEW: Walt Disney World shared a first look at a new lighting display coming to Spaceship Earth at EPCOT later this year as part of #Disney100. pic.twitter.com/Cudcv1M1BN
— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) April 26, 2023
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During this light show, the classic and iconic Spaceship Earth attraction will be decorated with sparkling lights that are sure to inspire and delight Guests.
Given the momentous occasion, Walt Disney Imagineering has put their all into this project, as according to the lighting designer principal for Walt Disney Imagineering, Jason Read:
The Show Lighting Team at Walt Disney Imagineering has been amazed at our guests’ reaction to the nightly shows on Spaceship Earth […] We’ve helped celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, EPCOT’s 40th and the park’s signature festivals. Now, we’re excited to have Spaceship Earth ring in the biggest celebration yet, the 100th Anniversary of the Walt Disney Company.
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At this time, we don’t have an exact date for when this dazzling light show will begin, only that it’ll begin later this year. Stay tuned to Disney Dining for updates on the exciting situation!