You Can Watch Fireworks, Musicals, and More in These Virtual Disney Parks Shows
There's nothing like waiting for a Disney park show with the anticipation of seeing your favorite characters and singing along with some of your favorite songs. Even though many Disney parks around the world are on an extended closure due to coronavirus, bringing the magic of Disney into your home just got a lot easier. We've rounded up some of the best shows and parades from Walt Disney World and Disneyland that you can enjoy virtually from home. Everyone can grab a seat on the couch, enjoy a Disney-themed snack, and feel like you're at a Disney park for a few moments. For the best viewing try casting these shows to your TV, and turning the lights down for nighttime shows. Swipe through to see all of the Disney park shows and be sure to grab a few tissues before you start watching.
Beauty And The Beast Musical - Live On Stage
Fans of Beauty and the Beast will love watching the live show that retells the story of Belle and Beast. Fun fact, this show debuted at Disney's Hollywood Studios the same day that animated feature Beauty and the Beast debuted in theaters!
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade
The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade is the daily show that marches through Magic Kingdom from Frontierland to Main Street U.S.A. During the parade you'll see some of your favorite Disney characters like Mickey, Minnie, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Maleficent as a fire breathing dragon!
Wonderful World of Animation Projection Show
Catch a glimpse of some of your favorite Disney animated films during this showing of Hollywood Studios' Wonderful World of Animation. Be sure to grab a few tissues for the end where Walt Disney starts talking about Mickey Mouse.
Epcot Forever is the most recent nighttime show to debut at Walt Disney World. The show incorporates fireworks, lasers, and high-flying kites all set to a soundtrack of classic Epcot songs. Virtually watch this show with the lights in your house off to feel like you're actually at Epcot.
Disney's Festival of the Lion King
Disney's Festival of the Lion King at Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of the most iconic Disney stage shows, and has been around since 1998. The show features all of your family's favorite characters from The Lion King, like Simba, Timon, and Pumba, plus a fire breather, acrobats, and dancers.
For The First Time In Forever — A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
For kids and adults who still aren't over the Frozen craze, For The First Time In Forever will bring all of the songs and tales from Arendelle right into your living room. Adults will love this show because of the witty and sarcastic Arendelle Historians who lead the show until Queen Elsa shows up.
Happily Ever After
The nighttime fireworks spectacular at Magic Kingdom will bring all of the sentiment and magic right into your house. Happily Ever After incorporates projection mapping on Cinderella Castle to bring some of your family's favorite Disney stories to life.
Both Walt Disney World and Disneyland have a version of the nighttime show Fantasmic! and they are both good, but the Disneyland one uses enhanced technology that gives it a slight edge over it's Walt Disney World counterpart. The show takes you through a journey with Mickey as his imagination runs wild. You'll spot scenes from some of your favorite Disney films like Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean, Finding Nemo and more as you watch the show virtually.
Disney's Magic Happens Parade
Disney's Magic Happens Parade is the newest parade to hit the streets of Disneyland Park. The parade has a magnificent soundtrack that's sure to get stuck in your head along with fun costumes and unique parade floats.
World of Color
World of Color is the nighttime spectacular at Disney California Adventure. It combines fountains and water screens to bring some of your favorite Disney movie moments to life. The soundtrack is one your kids will want to listen to over and over after watching this show.
Mickey and the Magical Map
Mickey and the Magical Map is one of the more underrated Disney Parks shows. The show features Mickey Mouse learning to be a sorcerer's apprentice, but things don't go as planned. During the virtual viewing, you'll see segments featuring Tiana from The Princess and the Frog, Stitch from Lilo and Stitch, and King Louie from The Jungle Book.