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Weekly World Forecast: May 25-31, 2018

Everyone knows planning a trip to Walt Disney World can be time-consuming. For some, it’s a passion project to work out all the details, but for many others, planning a Walt Disney World vacation can feel daunting. We know at The DIS that your vacation should be a time of relaxation and family bonding. When I […]

Magic Kingdom Park Will Launch ‘After Fireworks Dessert Party’ on May 28th

Guests looking for a prime Happily Ever After viewing spot and some late night treats now have another option to choose from. The Magic Kingdom is extending their already popular fireworks dessert party options with a new After Fireworks Dessert Party. Starting May 28th, participating guests will be treated to a reserved viewing space in […]

Happy First Anniversary to ‘Happily Ever After’ Fireworks at Magic Kingdom

Ending the day at Magic Kingdom Park with a fireworks spectacular can be one of the best parts of a vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort. Today marks the one-year anniversary of ‘Happily Ever After‘ fireworks and to celebrate the occasion, the folks over at Disney PhotoPass Service shared the video below with an excerpt […]

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise Extended Through June

UPDATE 4/3/18: Beginning April 8, Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise will boast new, magical décor aboard the ferryboat in order to enhance its fireworks theme. In addition to the popular ultraviolet scavenger hunt for younger sailors, a strolling magician will welcome guests onto the ferryboat while they wait for the fireworks to begin. Additionally, […]

Hey, Magic Kingdom? Can We Please Have a Nighttime Parade Sometime Soon?

There has not been a nighttime parade at Magic Kingdom Park since October 9, 2016, but it seems like it’s been forever. Like most Disney fans, I never knew the Magic Kingdom without a nighttime parade before then and every time I’m at the park in the evening, I feel like something is missing. It […]

Showtimes for Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Changed for January 22-27

For a six-day period between January 22nd and 27th, the nighttime fireworks display, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, will begin at 8:15 p.m. rather than 8 p.m. This slight adjustment shouldn’t affect much else in the park. At this time, it is unclear why this slight adjustment was made. Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular runs nightly […]

Dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table During the Fireworks

Always one to love a plan, I’m first when it comes to reservations for dining and FastPasses. So when my partner wanted to have dinner at Cinderella’s Royal Table on the first night of our vacation, I was hot on to get us in there. I was delighted to get a reservation for 8:15 that […]

Disney Research’s ‘Feeling Fireworks’ Translate Pyrotechnics for the Visually Impaired

It is probably not an overstatement to say that most people take sight for granted, but as Disney fans we are especially accustomed to having our eyes constantly catered to. While basking in the visual stimulation that comes from a nighttime fireworks spectacular, we don’t often stop to think about those that lack the ability […]

Why the Message of ‘Happily Ever After’ Is so Important

On May 12, 2017, ‘Happily Ever After‘ officially replaced ‘Wishes‘ as the fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. While most who have viewed the show have raved about it, there were those that felt it was missing something – something they did feel ‘Wishes’ had: a clear message. I am a huge fan […]

Review: Opening Night of “Happily Ever After” Fireworks Dazzles

Tonight, Disney premiered the highly anticipated “Happily Ever After” firework nighttime spectacular! The fireworks display in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom follows “Wishes“, which was an extremely popular nighttime fireworks display. The Magic Kingdom was packed on a fairly warm Friday night as many guests patiently waited for the new nighttime spectacular to start. As the […]