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EPCOT go this year or wait?

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“I understand some parts of EPCOT are being remodeled. Should I go this summer or wait a year? “

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

The new reimagined entrance to EPCOT

Photo courtesy of Disney

OK, it’s not normally my kind of music but this question reminds me of a song by The Clash. Come on. Sing along with Dad.

Should I stay or should I go now?
If I go there will be trouble.
If I stay it will be double.
You’ve just got to let me know.
Should I stay or should I go.”

Did you hear me? Dad sings good.

This is a really hard question to answer and two people might have 2 different answers.

EPCOT is indeed undergoing a major update. Announced so far are a new Ratatouille ride, a Guardians of the Galaxy Roller Coaster, an update to the Wonders of Life Pavilion, a Space themed restaurant, a reimagining of the entrance, a Beauty and the Beast sing along, new movies in Canada and China, and a replacement for Illuminations.

That is indeed quite a list of new great stuff, but should you wait until next year to see all the new stuff?

No Dates

The problem with all these new attractions and going next year is no announcements have been made yet for opening dates. They might not be open yet next year. The Space themed restaurant is getting close because they are hiring people but that’s the only hint that something will be open soon.

I think by next summer about half the new stuff will be open.

Every 2 Years

If you go every 2 or 3 years, go this year and then the next trip when you go back you’ll see all the changes. About the only thing we know about when everything will be done is it will be done by the 50th anniversary in 2021.

So go now and again in 2021 and see the progress.

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Dad’s Bottom Line

I think there are a couple more announcements to come about updates to EPCOT. It’s going to be a totally different park in 3 years. Should you stay or should you go? Like The Clash never got an answer to their song, I can’t really give you an answer to your question. It’s all up to you.


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