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From the late 1790s to around 1830, American public architecture was designed from a mixture of styles, including English Georgian -- developed during the reign of King George III --which captured the spirit of the American Revolution. The American Adventure combines Georgian-style classic buildings in what is intended as a people’s mansion and includes examples from Williamsburg, Independence Hall, the Old State House in Boston and Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello.

As the host country, The American Adventure pavilion is constructed on higher ground and located in the center of World Showcase. This pavilion is by far the most formal, with its soldier-like rows of magnolias, boxed hedges and precisely planted annuals.

Designed after the old colonial-style architecture and landscapes, this pavilion features a predominant color scheme of red, white and blue flowers. The sycamore trees in the America Gardens Theatre are pleached -- that is, their branches interlace, creating a living ceiling over the area. Two large oak trees in front of the building have an interesting history. They were originally planted on Hotel Plaza Boulevard near Downtown Disney in the late 1960s, but later were relocated here to grace The American Adventure when Epcot opened in 1982.

Opposite the pavilion is the America Gardens Theatre, an outdoor amphitheater which hosts a number of live acts and events, such as the annual Candlelight Processionals, Eat to the Beat and Flower Power concerts.

Attractions & Live Entertainment

The American Adventure
Voices of Liberty
Spirit of America Fife & Drum Corps


Liberty Inn
Funnel Cakes


Heritage Manor Gifts - Crafts, music cd's, coca cola gifts and various US merchandise.
Pin Cart - Pins, lanyards and collector accessories.

Tips & Fun Facts

If you enjoy the music of "Voices of Liberty", cd recordings are available to buy in the pavilion shop.
Remember to pick up a daily times guide upon entering the park to see which acts may be performing at the American Gardens Theatre that day.

The total Pavilion Square Footage is 108,555 square feet!
The Colonial-style mansion is an example of forced perspective in reverse. The high windows and oversize doors make the five-story building appear as though it's only three stories tall. The idea is to make it look more dramatic from a distance.
The outdoor 'American Gardens Theatre' has a maximum seating capacity of 1800.
The US pavilion was originally intended to serve as a gateway that lead from Futureworld into the World Showcase However, it was decided to move the pavilion into the Showcase itself, giving it a central and slightly elevated location around the lagoon, the idea being that it 'plays host' to the 10 other countries.

Hidden Mickeys

Lobby-painting of wagon train heading west - above the front leg of the foremost oxen.

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