BREAKING: Original World of Color Show to Return September to Disney California Adventure

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While it seems likely that Disneyland will de downgrading their nightly fireworks come September, a beloved show will be returning across the Esplanade…

'WORLD OF COLOR' -- Lights, water, music, fire and animation come together like never before in ÒWorld of ColorÓ at Disney California Adventure park in Anaheim, Calif. The show combines nearly 1,200 powerful fountains with heights that range from 30 feet to 200 feet in the air, dazzling colors and a kaleidoscope of audio and visual effects, including both classic and new animation projected on one of the worldÕs largest projected water screens Ñ a wall of water 380 feet wide by 50 feet high for a projection surface of 19,000 square feet . Presented on Paradise Bay in Disney California Adventure park, ÒWorld of ColorÓ is a major milestone in the multi-year expansion of the park. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

Disney today confirmed that the original World of Color (albeit the last version of the show) will return to California Adventure beginning September 6th, 2016. Wold of Color – Celebrate will have its final performance on September 5th.

The replacement show was never as well received as the original show, which has existed in a continuously modified form since 2010 before being completely replaced by Celebrate in 2015 for the Diamond Celebration.

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  • Too many of the “creatives” were working on too many things when the second version was created. Paint The Night (in Hong Kong and Anaheim), Disneyland Forever (fireworks), and likely initial scoping for opening and ongoing entertainment for Shanghai. It wasn’t as good.

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