It’s really not so scary! With just over a month away from Halloween, it’s that time of the year when ghosts, villains, and a variety of our Disney friends in their best costumes, make their way through the streets of the Magic Kingdom in the Boo to You Parade! While you’d normally need to have a ticket to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party to witness this spooky processional, the Disney Parks Blog has conjured up a spell to bring it to you at home this Friday night with a live streaming event!
When stars are born, they possess a gift or two. One of those is, they have the power to make a wish come true. We have just found out that the Disney Parks Blog is planning to present a Wishes live streaming event this Thursday night! Wishes has been the Magic Kingdom’s nightly fireworks show since 2003. It features some of the most amazing pyrotechnics you’ll ever see, choreographed to classic Disney music.
We are so excited to let you know that the Disney Parks Blog has just announced that they will be live-streaming The Main Street Electrical Parade next week! )The Main Street Electrical Parade_ is a classic nighttime light parade that has made its way through the streets of Disneyland, The Magic Kingdom, and Disney’s California for 45 years. Backed by the electrosynthomagnetic musical sounds of "Baroque Hoedown", The Main Street Electrical Parade features iconic floats such as Mickey’s drum, Elliott the Dragon (from Disney’s 1977 film, Pete’s Dragon), Alice in Wonderland, and the patriotic "
Disney has just announced Happily Ever After, an all new nighttime spectacular coming to the Magic Kingdom. Combining incredible music, amazing castle projections, and breathtaking fireworks, Happily Ever After begins lighting up the Magic Kingdom on May 12th. To get an idea of what to expect, Disney has shared a video about the making of Happily Ever After that you’ll definitely want to watch. Unfortunately, the long-running nighttime show Wishes will end on May 11th to make way for Happily Ever After.
Although it was hit by nearly a year of delays, Disney has announced that Rivers of Light will officially debut on February 17th. Rivers of Light is a new nighttime entertainment offering that will take place on the Discovery River in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Including water screen projections, animal-shaped lanterns, inspiring music, and (of course) light, Rivers of Light weaves a story of nature in a timeless celebration of water and light.
For the past few years, Magic Kingdom guests have celebrated a world filled with magic with Celebrate the Magic projection show. That show lights up Cinderella Castle for the last time on November 3rd to make way for an all new projection show, "Once Upon a Time" which premieres on the night of November 4th. Join Mrs. Potts (from Beauty and the Beast) as she tells Chip a bedtime story including scenes from favorite Disney stories from Peter Pan, Cinderella, Bambi, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, and others.
After the switch for Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights was turned off for the last time last year, it left many Disney World fans wondering what, if anything, Disney’s Hollywood Studios would offer for the 2016 holiday season. Today we’ve learned that Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!, an all-new fireworks/projection show is debuting this holiday season. The premise of this show is that Santa Claus has gone missing and Wayne and Lanny, the elves from Prep and Landing are leading the search.
As we’ve reported before, the Main Street Electrical Parade will be leaving Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on October 9th to return home to Disneyland. Before it leaves the Magic Kingdom, however, there’s one more chance for all of us to watch it roll down Main Street U.S.A. The Disney Parks Blog has just announced that they’ll be live-streaming the Main Street Electrical Parade this Sunday night, August 28th, at 8:55pm Eastern.
After its most recent 6 year run in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, the Main Street Electrical Parade will return to Disneyland for a limited engagement in early 2017! Starting in Disneyland in 1972, the Main Street Electrical Parade has a long history of crossing the country, having rolled through the Magic Kingdom 3 times and once each for Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. It will close its current run in the Magic Kingdom on October 9th.
Starting in October, Sam Eagle, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and other Muppets can be found in the Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square for a retelling of events in American history. The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History will take place several times daily just outside of The Hall of Presidents and will feature an original song along with the Muppets' own unique brand of humor. Rumors about the Muppets appearing in Liberty Square started appearing over a month ago and some have noted some minor construction work in the windows near The Hall of Presidents as evidence that something was about to happen.