Magic Kingdom To Bring Back ‘Fantasy in the Sky’ Fireworks To Usher in 2024

Fantasy in the Sky Magic Kingdom New Year's Eve Fireworks

Disney lovers, rejoice! The Walt Disney World calendar has confirmed that the much-loved annual New Year’s Eve “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks are set to return to Magic Kingdom on December 30th and 31st, 2023. This spectacular display of lights, sounds, and magical moments is a time-honored tradition in the Disney Parks. Its return for the New Year’s Eve celebration is sure to add an extra touch of magic to your holiday experience.

Fireworks Show Details

December 30th & 31st

6:30 PM

December 30th & 31st

11:50 PM

The timing of the “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks has been thoughtfully scheduled to accommodate guests of all ages. The fireworks are set to light up the sky at 6:30 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. on both nights. This gives guests multiple opportunities to witness the awe-inspiring show. It also ensures that young children, who might not be able to stay awake till midnight, don’t miss out on the spectacle. Each firework that explodes in the night sky represents a burst of joy, making this event a must-see for both first-time visitors and regulars.

A Trip Down Memory Lane

“Fantasy in the Sky” holds a special place in the hearts of Disney enthusiasts. It was the very first fireworks show at Disneyland, premiering in 1958. This show was designed to bring Walt Disney’s dream to life, creating a sky full of fantasy and enchantment. Over the years, versions of the show have been performed at Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. Each iteration brought unique changes and updates, while still maintaining the core essence of the original show – creating a sense of wonder and delight.

In the past, the “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks show has featured a medley of music from Disney classics. From the stirring notes of “When You Wish Upon a Star” to the uplifting chords of “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes”, the show takes guests on a nostalgic journey through the enchanting world of Disney. As the fireworks light up the sky, they sync perfectly with the music, creating an immersive experience that tugs at the heartstrings.

What To Expect This Year

While specific details about this year’s “Fantasy in the Sky” show have yet to be revealed, guests can expect a dazzling display of pyrotechnics and a fitting tribute to Disney’s legacy of storytelling. The show is bound to include elements from beloved Disney movies and themes that resonate with the magic Disney Parks are known for.

Stay Tuned for More Updates

Let’s bid adieu to 2023 and welcome 2024 with a touch of Disney magic! Be sure to mark your calendars for the return of the “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks at Magic Kingdom.

As always, stay tuned to the DVC Shop blog for all the latest developments for Disney theme parks and all the information you could ever need about the Disney Vacation Club resorts.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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