One of my favorite parts of the holiday displays at Walt Disney World is the archway of lights that greets visitors entering the World Showcase. Well, it seems that WDW has decided to retire the decoration as of this year.
From the official Disney Twitter feed:
Note: The Lights of Winter at Epcot has been enjoyed for years. But tech to operate the lights is obsolete, prompting us to retire the lights
That’s right. No official notice, just a quick Tweet that one of the most beloved displays of the season will not be put up anymore, as of this year.
I don’t know about you, but I really enjoyed sitting along the walkway and watching the lights dance to the holiday music. I know the Osbourne lights at Hollywood Studios do the same thing, with more oomph, but there was just something so graceful and even timeless about it being done with this archway of lights.
I certainly hope they change their mind and bring it back. Not sure about their “tech” reasoning – if anyone can figure out a way to upgrade the “tech,” it’s Disney – but if it’s about the funds to run it, how about installing solar-powered LED lights or something. I’d even settle for lights that didn’t dance. I just really like the archway all lit up.
What do you think about the absence of the Lights of Winter arch?
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Oh bummer! Truly a staple of the holidays in Central Florida.
Well…I guess everyone’s needing to cut costs this year, huh?!