This summer from From June 6 through Aug. 14, “Summer Nightastic!” lights up the night at the Walt Disney World Resort. The big headline is the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade, which I previewed here, but there’s a lot more to the summer… Read More »Summer Nightastic Fireworks Preview (plus Rock ‘n’ Glow)
Thanks to Gavin who sent in this video of the Magic Kingdom’s New Year’s Eve fireworks countdown. Now you can party from the safety of your living room.
This whole week Disney’s Wide World of Sports is given over to the inaugural ESPN Rise Games. ESPN Rise is the sports channel’s attempt to unify all their coverage of competitive and elite amateur sports under one brand. The ESPN Rise games is the real… Read More »Inaugural ESPN Rise Games kick off at Disney’s Wide World of Sports
For those of you who saw Steven Davison do his recreation of the pitch he gave that sold Disney management on “Believe… There’s Magic In The Stars” he will forever be known as Mr Forty-two shells in six seconds (read this interview from 2001 on Laughingplace.com and watch clips of the presentation in part two). “Believe…” was the show that rewrote what was possible to do with fireworks at a theme park. Davison used the pyrotechnic explosions as if they were paint on a canvas and brought music synchronization to a new level.
Now Steven and his team at WDI are bringing the water fountain and projection show to new levels. “Disney’s World of Color” is coming into the Paradise Pier Bay and, well, it’s best if we just let Steven describe it himself…
See parts two and three below the cut:
Read More »Steven Davison does Disney’s World of Color
Spent the night of July the 3rd at the Magic Kingdom to see their 4th of July Fireworks one night early. For anyone going tonight, you might want to get on the road now to see it yourself. I got some great photos, but there… Read More »4th of July Fireworks at the Magic Kingdom
If you’re heading out to your neighborhood fireworks display tomorrow or even one of the Disney parks, you can still sneak in another show by going to SeaWorld Orlando tonight for their special fireworks display. In the above photo technician Andrew Hage checks the connections… Read More »High Flying Fireworks Act at SeaWorld
This Sunday is the Annual Passholder/DVC preview of Hall of Presidents which will kick off a week long patriotic feeling across Orlando that will resolve in huge firework displays across the region. Almost all of the local theme parks have their own displays with some… Read More »4th of July Fireworks at Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal Orlando
At Disneyland everything its Nightastic! Well, almost everything. The much anticipated new Fantasmic! Dragon is still being worked on. But the new Tinkerbell float for the Electrical Parade at Walt Disney’s Adventure Park (I’m hearing that’s one possible new name for DCA) looks good and… Read More »Nighttime Entertainment Upgrade debuts at Disneyland