Walt Disney World to Debut NEW Land Area This Summer

Aerial view of EPCOT at night at Walt Disney World Resort
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It is finally happening!

Since the park’s opening, it has been clear that EPCOT, one of the glorious theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort, would be in a continuous state of improvement. This year, fans have been able to see numerous new attractions and land areas open to the public, making it an exciting and promising time for Disney Park fans.

Now, we finally have more concept art and an update and opening date on one major land area still yet to open: CommuniCore Hall and Plaza.

Related: Disney World Area Closed Down, Guests Restricted

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New EPCOT Offering Just Months Away

CommuniCore Hall and Plaza, a delightful addition to the futuristic landscape of EPCOT, will be inaugurated this summer. This innovative space is poised to become a vibrant hub for a multitude of EPCOT festivals, providing a central gathering point for guests to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of cultural celebrations and artistic expressions that characterize the park.

One of the exciting highlights of CommuniCore Plaza will be its role as the newest venue for the beloved Mickey & Friends character meet-and-greet location. Here, visitors of all ages can step into the magical world of Disney and create unforgettable memories as they interact with iconic characters from the enchanting realm of Walt Disney.

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Beyond its enchanting character encounters, CommuniCore Plaza is set to be a versatile and dynamic space that will evolve with the changing seasons and themes of EPCOT.

From the joyous revelry of the International Flower and Garden Festival to the enchanting allure of the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, this plaza will serve as a focal point for guests to engage with the diverse array of offerings that make EPCOT a premier destination for entertainment and cultural exploration.

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Opening Date Announced

As guests explore the nooks and crannies of CommuniCore Plaza, they will encounter a blend of modern elegance and whimsical charm that reflects the essence of Disney’s storytelling magic.

The meticulous attention to detail in the plaza’s design pays homage to the visionary spirit of Walt Disney himself, ensuring that every corner is infused with a sense of wonder and delight. This new area will be open to guests beginning June 10, 2024. 

Moreover, CommuniCore Plaza’s opening will mark a significant step in the ongoing evolution of EPCOT, propelling the park towards a future brimming with innovation and imagination. As part of the larger vision for EPCOT’s transformation, this plaza embodies the essence of World Celebration, a concept that seeks to celebrate the shared human experience through art, culture, and innovation.

CommuniCore Plaza will stand as a testament to the enduring legacy of Walt Disney World, where imagination knows no bounds, and every visit promises a journey into the realm of magic and wonder.

With its captivating blend of entertainment, culture, and creativity, this vibrant plaza is poised to become a cherished cornerstone of the EPCOT experience, inviting guests to embark on a whimsical adventure unlike any other within the enchanting world of Disney.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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