Though we've known about it for almost two years, it looks like, in addition to the 14 new additions coming to Epcot over the next 3 years, Disney is also redesigning the central hub of Future World to resemble something like this concept art, which was shared several years ago: 

And though we noted that the image above has some notable structures missing, Disney had yet to confirm that they were moving forward with this redesign in recent months. However, news broke this week that the following locations will be closing at the end of the summer on September 8, 2019:

  • Club Cool
  • Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto meet and greet
  • Joy and Sadness character meet and greet
  • Baymax character meet and greet
  • FountainView Starbucks
  • Colortopia (Innoventions)
  • UPDATE: Fountain of Nations
  • UPDATE:Art of Disney
  • UPDATE: Pin Central

The future of Club Cool

Club Cool
Image: Disney
Club Cool is a guest favorite area at Epcot, with many enjoying the free beverage stations with flavors from around the world. And though no specifics have been released, Disney has confirmed via social media that Club Cool will return in some form, but not in the immediate future. However, there are some changes coming very soon as a result of these closures that guests wanting to visit Epcot this fall should know about:

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