PHOTOS, VIDEO: Enjoy the Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite ‘Welcome Fireworks’

Spencer Lloyd

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Enjoy the Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite ‘Welcome Fireworks’

Guests at Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite are treated to a special “Welcome Fireworks” spectacular above the skies of Disneyland during the event. And if you weren’t lucky enough to snap up a ticket, don’t worry because you can experience the show from home!

Pride Nite “Welcome Fireworks”

You can watch the full show above courtesy of our YouTube channel, or keep scrolling for photos and descriptions.

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The short six-minute fireworks spectacular kicks off with “When You Wish Upon a Star.”

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We hear bits of Walt Disney’s speech welcoming all who come to this happy place.

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The energy rises immediately with “Welcome” from “Brother Bear.”

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We then move into “Better Together” from the “Descendants” franchise.

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Next we move into a medley of Disney film songs, including a verse “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana,” followed by a chorus of “Go the Distance” from “Hercules”

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After, we hear “Show Yourself” from “Frozen II,” making its second appearance in a Disney nighttime spectacular after “Believe! Sea of Dreams” at Tokyo DisneySea.

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A slow version of “Two Worlds” from “Tarzan” leads in the next segment before picking up tempo.

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Nearing the end, a powerful rendition of “Reflection” from “Mulan” takes over the skies.

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The grand finale of the show was a surprise hit from the Fox catalog — “This is Me” from “The Greatest Showman.”

Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite

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Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite is a separately ticketed event celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. The after-hours event will include themed entertainment, Disney characters, one-of-a-kind photo opportunities, specialty menu items, and event merchandise. It will begin with a three-hour pre-party mix-in from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PT. The park will then close and the private party will run from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. PT.

June 13 & 15 2023 at Disneyland Park

  • Celebrate at the Pride Nite Cavalcade featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Clarabelle, Donald, Daisy and Goofy dressed in special attire as they make their way through the heart of Disneyland park down Main Street, U.S.A.!
  • Join Stitch at the Ohana Dance Party at Tomorrowland Terrace, where a DJ will be spinning great tunes with joyful energy at a dance party that celebrates “ohana” – family!
  • The Pride Nite Dance Club will come alive along the Rivers of America, inviting everyone to dance and enjoy music under the stars.
  • Kick up your heels with country line dancing at the Golden Horseshoe!
  • Picture yourself in fun photo backdrops with inspirational messages or Disney characters and enjoy unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital photo downloads.**
  • Enjoy after-hours access to iconic Disneyland attractions such as Haunted Mansion, Indiana Jones Adventure and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, usually with shorter wait times.
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Special exclusive snacks include the Chocolate Almond Churro at New Orleans Square, Spiced Beef Potato Loaded Bites at Red Rose Taverne, a Berry Cheesecake Funnel Cake at Stage Door Cafe, and a Grapefruit Lemonade Soda at Galactic Grill.

Check out our other coverage so far of this special celebration:

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