(UPDATE 7/10/19): The sign at the entrance to Tomorrowland in Disney’s Magic Kingdom has been taken down this week and will be replaced with an all-new sign later this summer.
You can’t miss this iconic landmark on the bridge which brings you into Tomorrowland, but Disney wants a whole new look to get ready for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World in 2021. In fact, in the last year or so Disney has been changing up the look on the signage through the middle of Tomorrowland in hopes of giving it a newer, fresher look.
According to wdwmagic the removal of the Tomorrowland sign will begin this week. (Disney removed the sign Tuesday July 9, 2019).
I don’t know exactly what they will do to get it any more “futuristic” than it already is, but it sure will be interesting to see what they can come up with.
In the meantime Tomorrowland will not really be affected by the removal of the entrance sign. The bridge leading into Tomorrowland will also remain open during the construction and guests shouldn’t be affected all that much. You just won’t be able to take any nice pictures there for a while! 😉
Disney just might have revealed what the new Tomorrowland entrance sign will look like a bit earlier than expected.
A quick look over at My Disney Experience shows a different design for the Tomorrowland entrance sign. The sign is positioned in the same place on the bridge, but it’s missing the whole top part of the old sign.
The marquee is different also and it doesn’t have the lights around it like before, the orbs on the side are missing as well as the whole bottom part of the inside:
This is definitely a cleaner, more simple sign than before, but I’m not sure it really screams: “Future.” In fact to me it looks less futuristic than before. It does kind of match some of the other Tomorrowland sign changes so it’s not surprising.
Again Disney hasn’t released any official photos of the new sign, but if this artwork on My Disney Experience is correct, this is what the new sign will look like. Ultimately we’ll have to wait and see once Disney announces it, or when it goes up.
Changing the sign is only one of the many changes coming to Tomorrowland in the next couple years as Disney is currently in the middle of the TRON roller coaster construction which will add this major E-Ticket attraction to the Magic Kingdom.
We’ll bring you up to date info on the Tomorrowland sign removal and replacement including the construction process when it begins so stay tuned.
I want to know what you think about the Tomorrowland sign being replaced in the Magic Kingdom…
- Are you happy about the change?
- Do you like the supposed design?
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