Magical (Disneyland Resort)

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Magical is a nighttime fireworks extravaganza that celebrates all the emotions that make a Disney-filled day what it is: truly magical. Tinker Bell lights up the night sky in this production that features music from Mary Poppins, Enchanted, and other favorite Disney films.

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Special Tips


Location: Park-wide.
Show Type: Fireworks show.
Dedicated Seating: Yes, curbside and park benches.
Outdoor: Yes.
Show Length: 14 minutes.
Typical Showtimes*: 9:30pm.
Suggested Arrival: At least an hour before showtime for choice spots on Main Street. See Special Tips to the left for more information.
   
*Showtimes may vary day to day and some offerings might not be available every day of the week. In addition, other factors (such as weather or special events) may delay or cancel regularly scheduled entertainment.

Fun Facts

  • This show premiered on June 12, 2009 as part of Disneyland’s Summer Nightastic! campaign.
  • Eden Espinosa, who is the main vocalist during the show, got her start at Disneyland by performing in shows such as the Spirit of Pocahontas and Animazement!.
  • The Dumbo that flies above the castle during the “Baby Mine” segment is actually a puppet. A person is inside it controlling the ear flapping, trunk waving, and feet kicking.
  • The technology used to propel Tinker Bell through the air actually first made its inaugural appearance in Remember... Dreams Come True. Before this, Tinker Bell would make her nightly single pass over the castle thanks to gravity and a push from the Matterhorn mountain.
  • This show is the first time that 6 high-powered spotlights, 3 on either side of the castle, have been utilized.

Safety and Accessibility

  • Safety Considerations: Fireworks may frighten young children so spots near Sleeping Beauty Castle or near it's a small world are not recommended as pyro is shot from these areas.
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes. Yes. A Wheelchair accessible viewing area is located near the it's a small world attraction. Ask a Cast Member for assistance.
  • Hearing Disability Services: Yes.
  • Visual Disability Services: No.

Video

Full Show From Castle (Part 1 of 2)]
Additional Videos

Gallery


Show Details

The theme song for Magical isn’t actually original to the show. It first was heard during Tokyo Disneyland’s “It’s Magical,” a castle show that debuted for their 15th Anniversary. The following year, Epcot borrowed most of the soundtrack from “It’s Magical” to premiere “Splashtacular,” a stage show that took place in front of the park’s famous Fountain of Nations.

The music in the Princess segment was actually first featured in the Magic Kingdom’s “Magic, Music, and Mayhem” which was shown during the short-lived Pirate & Princess Parties

The version of “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes” played after the show’s conclusion is actually sung by American Idol contestant Kimberley Locke. It originally was featured as part of the Disney Mania 3 CD collection.

Lyrics

Sing along with the entire show. Below are the lyrics for Magical, the fireworks spectacular at Disneyland! Just be sure not to sing louder than the soundtrack!

Narrator
The second star to the right,
Shines in the night for you.
To tell you that the dreams you plan
Really can come true.
The second star to the right,
Shines with a light that's rare.
And if it's Neverland you need
It's light will lead you there.

Chorus
It’s magical, it’s magical, it’s magical, it’s magical!
It’s wonderful, it’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s magical!
It’s beautiful, it’s magical, it’s beautiful, it’s magical!
Magical!

<Tinker Bell Flies Over the Castle>

It’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s beautiful, exciting!
It’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s beautiful, inviting!
Magical, Magical, Magical!

Narrator/Chorus
Follow the dreams in you,
See them through,
Find what you're wishing for!
It happens magically, watch and see,
Happiness will spread its wings and soar!

Chorus
Make a wish on a shooting star.
Wish for magic and see where you are.
Feel your heart open up and you'll see
Your hopes are so free and it’s so unbelievable magical
Wonderful, wishing makes your dreams come true!

Geppetto
Starlight star bright, make me wish come true tonight!
I wish that my little Pinocchio, might be a real live boy!

Blue Fairy
Little puppet made of pine,
Wake! The gift of life is thine.

<Instrumental Pinocchio medley>

Chorus
Chim chim-in-ey, chim chim-in-ey Chim chim cher-ee!
Chim chim-in-ey, chim chim-in-ey Chim chim cher-ee!
Chim chim-in-ey Chim chim Chim chim cher-ee!

Narrator / Chorus
Up where the smoke is all billowed and curled,
'Tween pavement and stars is a magical world.
When there's hardly no day ‘nd hardly no night,
Just things half in shadow and halfway in light.
On the rooftops of London, O what a sight!

Mary Poppins
You see children, everything is practically perfect in every way
Or my name isn’t Mary Poppins!

<Instrumental Mary Poppins medley>

Narrator
Baby mine, don’t you cry.
Baby mine, dry your eyes.
Rest your head close to my heart,
Never to part, baby of mine

Timothy Mouse
You can do it Dumbo! You can fly, you dont need a magic feather!

<Dumbo Flies Over the Castle>

<Instrumental Dumbo medley>

Narrator
You are so precious to me.
Cute as can be.
Baby of mine.

<Instrumental Enchanted music>

Narrator
No matter how you're heart is grieving,
If you keep on believing,
The dream that you wish, will come true.

Cinderella
I can’t believe, not any more.
It’s just no use.

Fairy Godmother
Oh, come come now Cinderella.
Dry those tears, and you shall go to the ball!
Now, the magic words, everyone say them with me
And oh what magic you’ll see!

Bibbidi! Bobbidi! Boo!

<Instrumental princess music>

Fauna
Oh, isn’t it lovely ladies?

Merriweather
Oh yes Fauna, it’s charming!

Flora
Enchanted, isn’t it Merriweather? And now the perfect PINK finale!

Merriweather
No, blue!

Flora
Ooh! Pink!

Merriweather
Oh! Blue!

Flora
Pink! Pink! Pink!

Merriweather
Blue! Blue! Blue

Flora
Oh, ladies! Ladies, please!
It’s all beautiful and when we believe,
Why, that’s when any wish can come true!
And you know what we call that?
Magical!

<Instrumental>

Chorus
It’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s beautiful, exciting!
It’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s beautiful, inviting!
It’s magical, it’s wonderful, it’s beautiful, exciting!

Narrator / Chorus
Wishes can come true!
Have faith in your dreams and someday
(Have faith in your dreams)
Your rainbow will come shining through!
(Your rainbow will come shining through)
No matter how your heart is grieving,
(Trust your heart)
If you keep on believing...
(Just keep on believing)
Make a wish on a shooting star,
(Make a wish)
Find the joy in the child that you are
(Find the joy)
Feel your heart open up and you'll see
You're hopes are so free and it’s so unbelievably magical!
Wonderful!
Wishing makes your dreams come true!

Magical!
Magical!

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