Disney Announces New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace Epcot’s IllumiNations: A Reflection of Earth

Disney Announces New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace Epcot's Illuminations: A Reflection of Earth

Epcot is continuing to have new announcements as it continues a multi-year transformation. The most recent revolves around IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. This show that lights up the World Showcase Lagoon with music, fireworks, fire torches and more will be saying goodbye in 2019. The announcement, made on the Disney Parks Blog, confirms speculation and rumors that have been circling the Disney fan community.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth


Illuminations will be ending its twenty-year run at the end of the summer in 2019. While this will be the end of one nighttime show, a new one is being worked on. The Disney Parks Live Entertainment team is working hard on the show that will replace Illuminations shortly after it ends its run.

The World Showcase Lagoon first showcased IllumiNations in October of 1999. This was a part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration. For nearly 20 years, it has continued sharing the light and a story every night to now millions of guests. In 2019, a new nighttime spectacular will replace it.

Epcot is in the midst of a multi-year transformation that will offer guests new magical experiences while also keeping true to the original vision of the park. Already a new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction and a Ratatouille attraction have been announced for the park. A new space-themed restaurant is also being created near Mission: Space.

What do you think about the end of IllumiNations? Will you miss it? Are you excited for the new offering? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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