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Walt Disney World (WDW) News Discuss News on anything special for Epcot's anni? in the News & Rumors forums; I haven't heard/seen anything....
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    News on anything special for Epcot's anni?

    I haven't heard/seen anything.
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    Me neither, other than the wand removal (although I dont think that was done specifically for the anniversary)
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    i haven't heard anything, hopefully they will plan something soon
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    According to Deb Wills recent interview with Brad Rex, there will be no official celebration.

    "Rex said that although 2007 marks Epcot's 25th anniversary, there was no big celebration planned, although there would be private observances behind-the-scenes for cast members."

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    Nothing spectacular, unfortunatley. It's been said that guests in Epcot on October 1 will be in for some surprises, though.
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    hmm... im surprised they arnt doing a little something extra! i know its not huge but it is 25... if anyone is there at that time you have to fill us in with the dets.!!
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    They should at least have a show with the celebration in it to just say Happy 25th!
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    Yeah, the wand is great, and the SSE refurb shoud be nice too. I really hope they surprise us with something official, but it's probably unlikely at this point. With the anniversary only 3 months away, they would have started to advertize by now in order to get people to book trips. I can still hope though...

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    You're right, they do let Us know early enough to plan a visit to be there on the first day if possible
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    I hope they at least to something to celebrate its anniversary.

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    Maybe they can start having a 25th Anniversary Barge float around during Illuminations?
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    Post Epcot "rededication ceremony" planned for 25th birthday

    Here's some interesting news from Scott Powers' blog at the Orlando Sentinel's Tourism Central Florida blog:
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    Epcot "rededication ceremony" planned for 25th birthday
    posted by ScottPowers on Jul 24, 2007 11:22:00 PM

    Until now, it was looking like the most ambitious Epcot 25th anniversary public event was being produced by Adam Roth, a remarkable 16-year-old fan from Dr. Phillips, with the help of some other Disney World fans. But now it looks as if Walt Disney World and Walt Disney Imagineering are stepping up, and will be offering some sort of "rededication ceremony" to mark the park's 25th on Oct. 1.
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    Full blog here: Orlando Sentinel - Epcot "rededication ceremony" planned for 25th birthday by Beth Kassab
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    Yeah, this is great. I guess I'll have to change my sig

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