You may associate Disney with Mickey Mouse, Splash Mountain and turkey legs but this summer, when you think of Disney, you’ll think of after dark excitement! Beginning June 6th and continuing through August 14th, Walt Disney World’s®; "Summer Nightastic!” will light up the night with shimmering, shining Disney magic in Walt Disney World® theme parks. Enjoy night parades, music, fireworks and more as Disney theme parks bring you some of the most magical entertainment you’ll see all summer!“
Main Street Electrical Parade” returns, showcasing new floats and characters appearing at Walt Disney World® Resorts for the first time, Direct from Disneyland Resort and making its first engagement in Florida since 2001, the beloved parade will be led by Peter Pan’s friend and fairy, Tinker Bell as she waves from the basket of a magical balloon aboard a brand new float. The famous wooden puppet, Pinocchio and the fairest in the land, Snow White will also join Tinker Bell aboard new bright floats.
Disney's Hollywood Studios™ is also celebrating ‘Summer Nightastic!” with surprise “drop-ins” at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror that are even more frightening and pulse-racing than ever before! The Tower of Terrors’ new lighting effects will also bring unexpected frights to guests as they dare to step aboard the spooky elevator.
“Summer Nightastic!” also means music! In the Courtyard of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith, the ”Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party” will have guests waiting to “trip the light fantastic” to sizzling summer sounds being spun by DJ’s. Also, on board the summer music scene is Epcot® as they bring back the “Sounds Like Summer Concert Series” with bands playing musical tributes to the artists who filled summer’s past with musical magic.
And of course, Disney’s “Summer Nightastic!” would not be complete without the famous fireworks! Magic Kingdom® Park will treat guests to “Summer Nightastic Fireworks Spectacular.” Guests will watch in awe as vivid colors and brilliant visual affects light up the night sky. Whimsical music will also add to the glamour of the night as it is set perfectly to the sounds of the fireworks exploding in the air.