Opened: October 1, 1999
Innoventions Plaza is located behind Spaceship Earth and is home to two pavilions, Innoventions East and Innoventions West which is currently closed as part of the transformation of Epcot.
Each center features unique exhibits focusing on scientific and technological innovations. By using imaginative displays that encourage interaction, there's something for all ages to enjoy.
Innoventions is one of those overlooked treasures where you can get a break from the Florida heat and crowds. Kids can work off some energy and learn while playing. There are tons of hands-on activities that they'll love to experience. Give it a chance, you'll be glad that you did. It does get busy on occasion, but that's rare.
The current locations of Club Cool, Electric Umbrella, Fountain View, Character Spot, Art of Disney, Pin Central, Camera Center, Colortopia, and Nanooze Break will all close on September 8, 2019 as part of the reimagining of Epcot.
Innoventions West is now closed. A "new experience" will be coming, but exact details are not yet known.
The Character Spot in Future World will close temporarily on September 8, 2019 but you will find them at these temporary locations:
This is where you can meet Mickey, Minnie, and Goofy in their futuristic clubhouse.
FastPass+ is available for the original Character Spot, but is not currently available for the expanded area across the breezeway.
A second Character Spot has opened up across from the original. Guests can now visit Headquarters to meet Joy and Sadness, two Emotions from the film Inside Out. In the queue, you'll get to check out Riley's long-term memory and see her Islands of Personality.
The expanded Character Spot is also where guests can meet Baymax in his makeshift robotics workshop. Guests cannot wear pins or lanyards when greeting Baymax. He does not sign autographs.
"D-Zone" relaxation area
This is located in the corridor behind Character Spot. There is a food kiosk serving snacks (chips and trail mix) and drinks (sodas, water, alcoholic beverages and frozen drinks). There are also tables, chairs and electronic charging stations.