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Disney FINALLY Announces the ACTUAL Return Date for Fantasmic!

The wait is over! Disney Parks has just made the announcement we have been waiting for, for months and months and months: Fantasmic! is returning, and this time, we have an actual return date!

Disneyland Fantasmic

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If the truly spectacular nighttime spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios had been gone for one month, it would have been too long. But the exciting Guest-favorite nighttime show has been missing for so long that some new fans have never had the opportunity to experience it and see for themselves why there’s such buzz about Fantasmic!

In late 2021, Disney Parks promised fans that Fantasmic! would return in 2022, but as the year begins to wind to a close, many were skeptical about a 2022 return.
Fantasmic Reopening
On Wednesday morning, however, Disney Parks tweeted the official return date for the long-lost nighttime show! Fantasmic! will return to the parks on Thursday, November 3! It’s closer than ever!

For Guests who’ve never experienced Fantasmic!, Disney Parks describes it best:
Featuring stunning effects, thrilling stunts, dazzling pyrotechnics and rousing music, this larger-than-life show is painted on a grand canvas of dancing water and light. Overflowing with silly and suspenseful surprises, it will leave your entire family smiling from ear to ear!

Fast asleep, Mickey Mouse dreams that he is a mighty sorcerer’s apprentice with the power to control water, color and magic. The Disney Villains—including Maleficent in the form of a towering, 40-foot-tall dragon—turn Mickey’s dream into a nightmare, but don’t underestimate the power of Mickey’s imagination!The fantastic fantasy includes Disney Characters from some of your favorite animated films:

  • Moana
  • Frozen 2
  • Mulan
  • Aladdin
  • Pocahontas
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Lion King

It won’t be long now! Stay tuned for more updates as they become available and start making plans to experience Fantasmic! for yourself!

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!