BAY LAKE, Fla. – Walt Disney World has shared a first look at some of the merchandise that will be coming to EPCOT’s 40th anniversary celebration.
The theme park opened to the public on Oct. 1, 1982, and at the time featured five Future World pavilions including Spaceship Earth, Universe of Energy, World of Motion, Journey Into Imagination and The Land. The park also had its nine World Showcase pavilions representing Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom and the United States.
Debuting at the Creations Shop guests will be able to find special collections of merchandise that pay tribute to the theme park’s rich history.
Disney said these items include new retro-designed spirit jerseys, Loungefly mini backpacks, trading pins, an assortment of EPCOT family T-shirts and long sleeve shirts, Minnie Mouse headbands and of course, a collection that draws inspiration to everyone’s favorite purple dragon, Figment.
“Figment fans, this is your time to shine! Paired with the symbols representing the iconic pavilions that make up EPCOT, Figment is the perfect character to celebrate this milestone with,” Disney said on its blog. “Eye-catching, energetic, and with a touch of magic, the assortment of apparel is perfect for the whole family.”
The collection will debut on Oct. 1 with additional items arriving throughout the month with select items available at shopDisney.com.
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