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Breaking: Fireworks are returning to Magic Kingdom!

Breaking: Fireworks are returning to Magic Kingdom!

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The last time Magic Kingdom held a fireworks show was well over a year ago. Since that time, Disney fans have been waiting for the news that fireworks will once again light the nighttime sky over Magic Kingdom. Well, the wait is over, because we have good news!

For the first time in forever

“For the first time in forever, there’ll be music, there’ll be light” in the nighttime sky over Magic Kingdom as fireworks are returning!

We have not seen fireworks in Magic Kingdom since the day before Walt Disney World closed due to the concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recently, Disney has been teasing us by testing fireworks in Epcot, causing many to speculate that fireworks will be returning to Walt Disney World very soon!

There were even rumors that fireworks would return in early July.

Well it appears very soon is actually this month!

Fireworks return!

Magic Kingdom will begin fireworks testing on June 26 and June 28.

That is just two weeks away!

This testing is to gear up for a possible special livestream event hosted by Disney Parks Blog.

The possible livestream event will take place on the perfect day for fireworks to once again grace the night sky, July 4.

As of now, we have not been able to confirm whether or not Guests will be in Magic Kingdom for the July 4 fireworks show, or if it will happen after hours. We will keep you updated as this breaking news continues to develop.

The good news

Even if we are not allowed inside the Magic Kingdom for the July 4 fireworks show, there are several other locations that offer prime viewing!

You’ll be able to see the June 26 and 28 from places like Polynesian Beach or Grand Floridian, if you are in those areas!

The sandy shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon will offer spectacular views of the sure to be over-the-top July 4 fireworks show.

Guests staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, or Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort will be treated to a magical viewing of these fireworks shows!

You will also get a great view of the fireworks from the Ticket and Transportation Center.

How excited are you for the return of fireworks to Magic Kingdom? Share your comments below or Kenny the Pirate’s Facebook page.

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Tuesday 15th of June 2021

I think Disney can keep their privilege. As they believe going to Disney is a privilege and we should be happy for what we get. Thank you but it’s okay. Universal Studios is quickly taken your place


Monday 14th of June 2021

I think its about time. Hard to believe Bob loosen his b-string. So if Disneyland has gone mask free and distance free what's up with Disney world. does Florida have more germs than California. What about fast pass and disney dining and parades.. Its that stick up there causes his brain to leak confusion. "Duh, what do I do"??? Come on man. Let it be normal already.

Monica Street

Tuesday 15th of June 2021

Disney has changed its mask and physical distancing policies. They are pretty much back to normal on the health/safety side. I think right now they are figuring out how to monetize on FastPass, and they can't bring dining plans back until all restaurants have reopened. They just went through a major hiring process, but there may be staffing issues that can't meet the demand at the moment.


Monday 14th of June 2021

Awesome! Thanks for the info. Back to our habit of watching from the balcony.


Saturday 12th of June 2021

So, this isn't an actual return of fireworks? It sounds like what they've been doing at EPCOT, testing. If they're preparing for a Livestream on July 4th, that doesn't sound too promising for actual people to be inside of the park, watching them. I hope I'm wrong!


Saturday 12th of June 2021

Boo! We will be there next week! Oh well we will see them at other theme parks! Disney needs to get it together like now! They are sooo behind other parks!

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