Disney Will End “EPCOT Forever” and “Happily Ever After” Ahead of 50th Anniversary

“Harmonious” will debut Oct. 1, 2021, at EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As one of the largest nighttime spectaculars ever created for a Disney park, the show will celebrate how the music of Disney inspires people the world over, carrying them away harmoniously on a stream of familiar Disney tunes reinterpreted by a diverse group of artists from around the globe. “Harmonious” will feature massive floating set pieces, custom-built LED panels, choreographed moving fountains, lights, pyrotechnics, lasers and more. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

Disney has announced that they will be concluding both EPCOT Forever and Happily Ever After Fireworks Shows in the end of September.

Happily Ever After will end on September 29th and will be replaced with the new Disney Enchantment nighttime spectacular debuting on October 1.

A new nighttime spectacular, “Disney Enchantment,” will debut Oct. 1, 2021, at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Created to launch with the “World’s Most Magical Celebration” the show will take guests on a journey filled with adventure, wonder and empowerment, inspiring guests to believe in magic. “Disney Enchantment” will feature music, enhanced lighting, stunning fireworks and, for the first time, immersive projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A. (Disney)

Be swept up in a world of wonder filled with friendship, love and fun as you watch this nighttime spectacular unfold. Inspiring everyone to believe in magic, Disney Enchantment will feature captivating Disney music, enhanced lighting, stunning fireworks and—for the first time—immersive projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom park.

EPCOT Forever will finally be retired for the delayed Harmonious nighttime show.  The final day for Harmonious will be September 28th and the new replacement will start on October 1.

Harmonious will send your spirit soaring with fireworks, fountains, magnificent lighting, visual effects and multimedia magic. One of the largest nighttime spectaculars ever created for a Disney park, it’s a sensational way to cap off your day at The World’s Most Magical Celebration! 

Prepare to be transported around the globe through stunning visuals and the musical magic of Disney songs—brought to life as never before. 

In Harmonious, favorite tunes become even more memorable and moving, as they’re reimagined in over a dozen languages by a diverse ensemble of 240 artists from around the world.

The World’s Most Magical Celebration, 50th Anniversary event will kick off on October 1 and will run for 18 months until 2023.

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Source: Disney Parks Blog


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