RUMOR: New Show to Replace “Celebrate the Magic” Nighttime Spectacular

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The Celebrate the Magic projection show that takes place on Cinderella Castle nightly at the Magic Kingdom is rumored to be replaced soon.

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The recent projection system upgrades that took place late in the Summer and some work surrounding the Castle point to the show’s replacement. Note that this replacement would be another projection-only show, not a replacement for the larger Wishes! nighttime spectacular, which is still heavily rumored as well.

We expect an announcement from Disney very soon on this change.

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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Ste
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Ste

Aw, this is saddening. I actually have come to prefer Celebrate The Magic over Wishes!

Gillian
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Gillian

I agree, I prefer this to the fireworks. It’s our favourite and I’m not pleased that trip I thought I was booking months ago is changing more rapidly than I can keep up with. :(

Justin
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Justin

May be more than just a projection show from some rumblings I’ve heard recently

Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

Sorry, but I prefer fireworks over projections any day of the week Twice on sunday. Literally.

Regarding the change, I care a lot less about changing Celebrate the Magic than the plug they pulled on SW Galactic Spectacular which I did get upset about.

I say, bring it on!

Jose
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Jose

If it doesn’t advertise a Disney product, or make direct profit, it’s sadly on the cutting block for Disney. Fireworks are sponsored. Disney sucks lately in their cutbacks. And delaying closures and refurbished to save money. Sure, it has to be profitable, but they forget their only business is creating a guest experience. Will be saddest day when Illuminations goes…hopefullly Siemens keeps ponying up the money to keep it going.

Scott
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Scott

Or how about a night parade… hey there’s an idea. *rolls eyes*

Marianne
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Marianne

I agree with you. Who’s gonna pay for that parade though? And while watching, guests aren’t in store spending. Double loss! (How Disney thinks)

Matt Byers
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Matt Byers

Saw them testing the projections this morning in my walk to the grand fitness room

mesdoservidorufrn
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mesdoservidorufrn

It’s so weird having the two shows one after the other. Fireworks and projections should be combined into one better show, like Dreams, at Disneyland Paris.

MT
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MT

Or Forever in California. (Come back soon)

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