In the first year of Disneyland’s existence, fireworks at the park did not exist. Walt Disney and his team quickly realized that they had to come up with something that would make park guests stay in the park longer and into the evening. With an original price tag of 17 million in 1955 (equating to approximately a couple hundred million today), Walt gambled everything he had to build the park, and since every dollar was needed to recoup that investment, Disney had to come up with ideas to keep the dollars flowing in. The team knew that the longer guests … Continue reading The Birth of Disney Fireworks
“Disney Enchantment,” will be the new nighttime spectacular that will celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary! Disney describes this nightly event as an “extravaganza that will take Guests on a journey filled with adventure, wonder, and empowerment. Inspiring everyone to believe in magic, “Disney Enchantment” will feature music, enhanced lighting, stunning fireworks, and for the first time, immersive projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A.” The new nightly show debuts October 1st at the Magic Kingdom & it is planned an 18-month event! Also starting October 1st will be EPCOT’S new nighttime spectacular called “Harmonious” which … Continue reading For the first time, immersive projection effects will extend down Main Street, U.S.A.