WATCH: Disney’s Newest Fireworks Show Officially Debuts

in Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disney fireworks

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Do you ever get the songs from Disney’s Happily Ever After or Wishes fireworks spectaculars stuck in your head? If you can relate, then you know just how magical Disney fireworks can be.

Disney has a way of bringing new and groundbreaking visual effects, plus amazing light shows, that become the perfect ending to your night.

NYE Fireworks
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ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration

The newest Disney nighttime fireworks show brings storytelling and new technology to another level!

ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration debuted in Shanghai Disneyland on April 8. This new spectacular is complete with lasers, fountains, and gorgeous lighting.

The fireworks show is just one of many experiences Shanghai Disneyland is using to celebrates fifth anniversary with the theme, “Year of Magical Surprises”! Many more experiences include a Disney surprise cake float that will debut in Mickey’s Storybook Express parade and the Disney Surprise! show that includes Mickey and Minnie showing off new attire.

Shanghai Disneyland
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Related: Disney to Debut New Nighttime Fireworks Show

Today, Discha Poppy (@dischapoppy) on Instagram shared a 20-minute livestream video of the first viewing of this spectacular fireworks show. She shared:

lluminate NEW Night Show at Shanghai Disneyland

Here it is!!! The new Illuminate show are [sic: is] here! This post was taken from the Terrace Disneytown for Annual Pass holder, it was IGLive hope you enjoy it!

A huge thank you to Discha Poppy for sharing the gorgeous views of this new fireworks show and we hope to see more of this incredible new Disney Parks nighttime spectacular over Enchanted Storybook Castle soon.

The official description of the new Shanghai Disney Resort fireworks show reads:

State-of-the-art technology is woven into a performance of light and shadow, creating a magical dream of the light inside of you. The show utilizes projection mapping, pyro, flames, fountains, lasers, and lighting to give you a fully immersive experience. Follow your favorite princesses, heroes and friends on a story of light and dreams. The future is ours to illuminate – let our childlike spirit shine bright for a future filled with light.
shanghai disney illuminate
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If you’re planning a trip to Shanghai Disneyland — or any Disney theme park around the world — our friends at Academy Travel can help. They are extremely knowledgeable and can assist you in making your Disney dreams come true.

Are you heading to Shanghai Disneyland soon? Let us know your favorite Disney fireworks show in the comments below!

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