Happily Ever After is a fireworks and projection mapping show that debuted at the Magic Kingdom on May 12, 2017. Unlike its predecessor Wishes, the show includes projection mapping, lasers, and searchlights, as well as pyrotechnics. The music also includes a theme song from Angie Keilhauer and Jordan Fisher.
On March 12, 2020, Walt Disney World announced that all fireworks shows were suspended and temporarily closed, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, on June 15, 2021, following Walt Disney World Resort's reopening, Walt Disney World announced that the fireworks show will return in July 1, 2021, along with an updated version of Epcot Forever at EPCOT.
On September 29, 2021, the show will have its final performance and it will be replaced by a new show, Disney Enchantment, as part of Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary celebration, although the show has recently been enhanced to include Cinderella Castle's 50th anniversary facade.
The spectacular will inspire guests to seek out and find their own “Happily Ever After” by showcasing some of the greatest adventures Disney characters have taken to achieve their dreams. The show will feature the latest fireworks and pyrotechnics and original animation, plus a heart-tugging original score. And thanks to the inclusion of state-of-the-art projection mapping technology, more Disney characters than ever before will be featured in the show. The show was promised to feature largest and most technologically advanced projection mapping display in Disney theme parks history.
Unlike past fireworks shows at the Magic Kingdom, Tinker Bell does not descend from the castle until the very ending (weather permitting) rather than the beginning.
As part of #DisneyMagicMoments, and because of the ongoing pandemic, Disney released the full fireworks show (which taken from the live-stream for the first show in 2017) on their official YouTube channel as a "virtual fireworks display at the end of your day".
Due to the make up of Cinderella Castle for 50th Anniversary in 2021, the projection at the begining and the end of the show also received several detail update.
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