Over the last few weekends, my boyfriend and I have gone to Walt Disney World. Each time, we have watched a different nighttime show in the parks. These shows are the perfect romantic ending to a day of fun, whether you are wrapped in each other’s arms standing in a crowd or sitting snuggled up.
The first performance is Fantasmic!, a show that brings together favorite Disney heroes, princesses and villains, at Hollywood Studios. Fantasmic! takes you into the colorful imagination of Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, where the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs gathers all of the Disney villains to turn Mickey’s dreams into a nightmare. Mickey brings the best love stories together to defeat evil, all over water and live floats.
The romantic moments continue at Magic Kingdom with Wishes Nighttime Spectacular. Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy celebrate the power of believing to a medley of famous Disney songs in the biggest fireworks extravaganza in park history. Couples can wish upon a star and show that wishes really do come true. As starbursts paint the sky, couples can sing along and see their dream come true in each other. This is the perfect chance to kiss as the finale lights the night sky.
The most recent magical addition, Celebrate the Magic is a new show just before the Wishes fireworks display. When Tinker Bell sprinkles pixie dust atop Cinderella Castle, the regal castle is magically refashioned into an enchanted canvas, as an animated painting projection just after sunset. Couples can find a comfortable spot on the grass by the castle, or grab peppermint cocoa around Christmas at Starbucks on Main Street to complete the cozy “date” feeling. The memories of childhood movies are a great bonding point for couples young and old.