Tag Archives: fireworks

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 […]

New Video Gives Even More Details of ‘Happily Ever After’ Fireworks Show

Later this month on May 12, the Magic Kingdom will be premiering ‘Happily Ever After,’ which is the new fireworks display. Yesterday on May 4, the Disney Parks YouTube account released a new video that gives more details, and even a few previews of what the fireworks and projections will look like. Judging from the […]

Magic Kingdom’s Backstage Areas Open for Fireworks Viewing on Select Days in May

On May 11, ‘Wishes’, the popular fireworks spectacular in the Magic Kingdom, will come to an end. Due to the show’s popularity, Walt Disney World is expecting a high volume of guests to visit for the last couple nights of the show. For this reason, and for the expected crowds looking to see the new ‘Happily Ever […]

Disney’s Fireworks Causing an Increase in Brush Fires

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Reedy Creek Fire & Rescue IAFF Local 2117 president Tim Stromsnes has stated that the emergency workers have been putting out more brush fires than usual due to the fireworks. Walt Disney World is controlled by Reedy Creek, which is the taxing district that “provides government services to the […]

An In-Depth Look at the Recording Session for ‘Happily Ever After’

“Happily Ever After”, the Magic Kingdom‘s new nighttime fireworks spectacular, is right around the corner, and Disney has just released a video that delves into the creative process that guided the development of the score. The video is below; as it is focused on the show’s music it is a must watch. For those who […]