World Showcase Map and Brochure (2018 – 2023)

Location: Bay Lake, Florida

Years Active: 1982 – Active

Think World Showcase is just for food and boring walks? Think again! Yes, it’s a different pace from the thrill rides. But this is where you ditch the guidebook and uncover your own Disney magic.

Get lost in Morocco’s maze-like alleyways. Search for hidden Mickeys on the temple in Japan. Haggle with street merchants in Italy (they might just play along!). And don’t forget to explore the less-crowded countries – you might stumble upon a gem you never expected.

World Showcase is all about embracing the unexpected. It might be a spontaneous conversation with a performer in Norway or catching a hidden acrobatic show in China. This is the part of Disney World where the real-world peeks through, reminding you that travel is about more than just rides and souvenirs.

Insider tip: Ever heard of Kidcot Fun Stops? These little kiosks around World Showcase offer crafts and cultural tidbits from each country. Kids get a collectible card (and some entertainment!), while adults get a peek into a country’s traditions. It’s totally free and often overlooked!

World Showcase Map 2023

World Showcase Map 2019

World Showcase Map 2018

When was the World Showcase added to Epcot?

The World Showcase opened along with the rest of EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. It was a core part of the park’s original concept, designed to highlight global cultures and international cooperation. The World Showcase initially featured nine country pavilions, and has expanded over time.

How long is the World Showcase at Epcot?

The World Showcase loop is approximately 1.2 miles long. This walkable path winds around a scenic lagoon, allowing guests to “travel the world” and experience the architecture, cuisine, and attractions of the represented countries.

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