Tag Archives: fireworks

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 […]


‘Happily Ever After’ Will Be Live Streamed on the Disney Parks Blog May 12


The Disney Parks Blog has announced that they will be live streaming the brand new “Happily Ever After” this Friday – the night it makes its debut in Magic Kingdom Park! The #DisneyParksLIVE stream is set to begin at 8:55 p.m. Eastern on Friday, May 12, 2017, on the front page of the Disney Parks Blog. They’re […]


Limited Time Wishes and Happily Ever After T-Shirts Available Online


Until Sunday May 14, the Disney Store online will be offering limited time ‘Wishes’ and ‘Happily Ever After’ fireworks merchandise. There are 6 different designs for this limited time release. Three of the shirts are unisex designs for adults, one is a women’s V-neck, and two of the designs are for kids.


Disney’s Grand Floridian Holding Special Fourth of July Ticketed Event


On the Fourth of July, Disney’s Grand Floridian will be holding a special ticketed event to celebrate Independence Day. Tickets will cost $120 plus tax for adults, and $59 plus tax for ages 3-9. The ticketed event will take place on the hotel’s Marina. For the event, guests will be served grilled steak and shrimp along […]