Epcot Character Spot to Close Temporarily Beginning Sept. 8 – New Temporary Locations Confirmed

We already know that Electric Umbrella and Fountain View are set to close later this year, and we’ve now confirmed that Epcot Character Spot is going to close temporarily this fall as well.

Walt Disney World’s official statement reads:

During the exciting transformation of Epcot, Meet Disney Pals at the Epcot Character Spot will temporarily close — beginning on September 8, 2019. Enjoy meeting some of your favorite Disney Characters at other locations throughout Epcot!

New Locations for Character Experiences – Coming Soon

  • Minnie Mouse will move into the World Showcase Gazebo.
  • Daisy Duck will move to The American Adventure.
  • While new locations are being developed for Mickey Mouse and Goofy, they will temporarily appear in Innoventions West.
  • In the near future, Mickey Mouse will move to an all-new location in the Imagination! Pavilion.
  • Goofy will venture out into the park — and soon will find a new home.
  • Joy will move soon too — to a joyous new home.
  • The United Kingdom pavilion will welcome back Winnie the Pooh, who will greet guests at Christopher Robin’s bedroom beginning in September 2019.