Fireworks are a quintessential part of the Walt Disney World Resort experience. From Wishes to Happy Ever After, Illuminations to Disney Enchantments, each night’s spectacle creates irreplaceable magic.
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Each night, the skies above EPCOT’s World Showcase Lagoon are lit with Harmonious, a celebration of the magic within us. This glittering show was created especially for his 50th anniversary at Walt Disney World Resort.
Fans at Disney Parks, divided into shows on its large, unremarkable barges, draw in regular crowds. Unfortunately, a recent performance put those guests at risk.
Reddit user u/vapeboy1996 saw Harmonious with burning ashes hitting a brand new Disney hat on his final night at the Walt Disney World Resort.
“I didn’t realize how bad the ash was. I had red spots all over the top of my hat. I don’t know if it’s burnt or volcanic ash, but you can get off with a tide stick, but pretty disappointing I do,” they wrote.
Thankfully, the hat took the brunt of the ash and no guests were injured in the incident.
EPCOT’s current fireworks show was specially created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort. From Disney:
Experience this nightly spectacle and discover the power of Disney music and stories to bring people together.
see the world come together
The heart of Epcot’s transformation comes to life in Harmonious, one of the greatest nighttime spectacles ever created at a Disney park. The show is a beautifully crafted medley of classic Disney music and visuals reinterpreted by his culturally diverse group of 240 artists from around the world. Be captivated by it all as you discover how Disney’s music and stories transcend language and borders and have the power to inspire and unite us all.
This spectacular show brings the World Showcase Lagoon to life with an innovative combination of floating giant screens, choreographed moving fountains, lights, fireworks and lasers with 360-degree views. Enter a wonderful world inspired by classic stories such as Moana, Aladdin, Coco, Brave, The Lion King, Mulan, The Princess and the Frog and more. Colorful imagery and effects dance as Harmonious transforms, interweaving familiar Disney music and stories. Through unique perspectives as diverse as the world itself, Disney songs flit from language to language as the show brings people from different parts of the world together to unlock the magic of possibility.
Harmonious is the glorious centerpiece of the world’s most magical celebration of the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary.
Have you ever run into debris during fireworks at Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or EPCOT?
Please note that the stories outlined in this article are based on personal Disney Parks guest experiences. No two guest experiences are the same. This article does not necessarily align with Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney Parks operations.