Once Upon a Time

Cinderella Castle Projection Show
Magic Kingdom

Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom

 

INTRODUCTION

Classic Disney fairy tales light up Cinderella Castle as the new projection show "Once Upon a Time" begins regular performances.

The new show uses projection-mapping technology to produce a dazzling three-dimensional effect that fits every nook and contour of the Castle, from its base to the tips of its towers and turrets. Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the animated classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the new projection show is narrated by Mrs. Potts, who shares "once upon a time" bedtime stories with Chip. The awe-inspiring show culminates with classic scenes from Beauty and the Beast and a grand finale featuring characters from some of Disney's most beloved animated tales and fireworks bursting above the Castle. "Once Upon a Time" takes its inspiration from a projection show at Tokyo Disney Resort.

The best places to watch the show are on Main Street in front of the castle, but far enough away to appreciate the entire castle -- maybe standing at the Partners Statue, or a little further back in between Casey's Corner and the Main Street Ice Cream Parlor.

Check the Times Guide for show times.

Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom
Once Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom

 

Other Information:

Celebrate the Magic, a nighttime projection show on Cinderella Castle, which debuted in November 2012, ended November 3, 2016. It had replaced the previous show, The Magic, The Memories and You, which ended on September 3, 2012.


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