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Happily Ever After
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Happily Ever After Is COMING BACK to Magic Kingdom!

Yes! You read that right, Disney fans! Today, at Disney’s D23 Expo, Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro shared that the incredibly popular fireworks show will be returning next year!

Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary will wrap up at the end of March 2023 and after that, it is expected for Happily Ever After to return not long after.

Happily Ever After

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Here’s more information on the amazing fireworks show that took Disney World fans by storm:

Disney Stories Brought to Life

Gather ’round Cinderella Castle for an awe-inspiring show that’s sure to surprise and delight.

The Stories

Happily Ever After starts with a dream… and takes you on an unforgettable journey that captures the heart, humour and heroism of many favourite Disney animated films, including:

  • Aladdin
  • Big Hero Six
  • Brave
  • Frozen
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Incredibles
  • The Lion King
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Moana
  • Mulan
  • Tarzan
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • Toy Story
  • Up
  • WALL-E
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • Zootopia

Come experience the magic of these beloved movies firsthand—and be inspired to find your own happily ever after.

Show Features & Special Effects

This 18-minute show features more lasers, lights and projections than any other fireworks spectacular in the history of Magic Kingdom park!

Throughout Happily Ever After, you’ll witness the many transformations of Cinderella Castle as it becomes a part of popular Disney stories—and is brought to life by:

  • Awe-inspiring fireworks and rooftop pyro
  • Supportive state-of-the-art projections
  • Brilliant lasers and immersive lighting
  • A stirring score featuring contemporary versions of popular Disney songs

It all comes together in a dazzling way—for a fantastical finale to your day at Magic Kingdom park.

About Krysten Swensen

A born and bred New England girl living the Disney life in Southern California. I love to read, to watch The Golden Girls, and love everything to do with Disney and Universal. I also love to share daily doses of Disney on my Disney Instagram @BrazzleDazzleDisney!