A fan favorite show will return to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort in 2022. Today during the celebration of D23, Disney Parks confirmed that Fantasmic will return to Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2022. No other windows are available. ‘was given for the return of broadcasts. . Fantasmic has been closed at both Disney parks since their closure in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Parks also announced that the Main Street Electrical Parade and Worlds of Color will also return to Disneyland in 2022. Parades will also return to Disney Parks in 2022, starting with the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Disney World‘s Magic Kingdom.
Fantasmic made its Disneyland debut in 1992 as a nighttime show featuring Mickey Mouse dreaming of an epic journey through various Disney films. The two versions of Fantasmic have minor differences, but they both end with Mickey Mouse fighting a 45-foot-tall version of Maleficent in his dragon form. The show includes fireworks, pyrotechnics, fountains, stunts and a mix of live performances and animated sequences. Notably, Fantasmic is one of the main nightly shows at Disney’s Hollywood studios.
The return of the Main Street Electrical Parade to Disneyland was hinted at earlier this year when Disney Parks showed one of the floats in a TikTok video. An ever popular spectacle, the parade was once a daily event but is now reserved for special appearances. Worlds of Color is Disney California Adventure’s main nighttime show and features over a thousand illuminated fountains choreographed to music. This show has also been closed since the start of the pandemic, and Disney recently removed the lighthouses that house some of the show’s key amenities due to renovations.
Disney has brought back many of its attractions, shows and performers after long disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many musical shows now returning to Disney World, the two parks have also brought back artists who perform at various locations throughout the day. The “character sightings” inside are also making a comeback, though visitors still maintain a social distance from the characters.
No specific return date has been announced for return attractions.