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|Resort||Magnolia Bend Disneyland Resort|
|Opening Day||October 1, 2009 (Future World)|
February 9, 2010 (World Showcase)
|Theme||Technology, innovation and internationality|
WestCOT is a theme park at the Magnolia Bend Disneyland Resort. The park is dedicated to international culture and technological innovation. The fourth park built at the resort, the initial technology themed section of the park, known as Future World, opened on October 1, 2009. The park's second section, known as the World Showcase, is scheduled to open on February 9, 2010.
Future World pavilions
World Showcase Lagoon
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
- October 1, 2004: Jay Rasulo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and Ian Rubin, CEO of Lafayette Incorporated, reveal plans for the theme park.
- October 1, 2005: Official groundbreaking and construction of the park begins.
- October 1, 2009: WestCOT opens with Imagination, Space Station Earth, Universe of Energy, The Living Seas, Test Track, Soarin' and 2 of the current World Showcase Countries.
- October 2, 2009: Wonders of Life opens.
- October 9, 2009: Mission: SPACE opens.
- February 9, 2010: World Showcase fully opens.