General Magic Kingdom Fireworks
  • On Apr 2, 2018
    Sheena from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We have tickets to one park per day (no hopper) and hope to catch parade/fireworks each day. Do we have to utilize tickets for the parks to be able to view? Want to make sure I plan our days appropriately if so.

    Hi Sheena,

    Thanks for visiting Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I think Walt Disney World fireworks are simply among the most spectacular. The sights, sounds, and stories make for amazing experiences. For me, there's nothing quite the same as being there up close and completely immersed in the spectacle.

    Sometimes, though, our plans place us outside the theme parks when we want to take in the shows in the sky. For viewing Magic Kingdom fireworks outside the park, I have a few go-to spots. California Grill is my favorite restaurant, and offers the extra perk of  providing a great view for the fireworks. The Sky Way Bridge connecting Disney's Contemporary Resort with Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort is another nice spot. The beach at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is also a fun place to catch the sky show.

    I simply love IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot. Disney's BoardWalk offers a fun and entertaining stroll among shops, restaurants, and entertainment, and it also offers a nice spot to watch the fireworks portion of  IllumiNations. There is a bridge connecting Disney's BoardWalk to the path towards International Gateway that gives a nice vantage point.

    Enjoy your Disney!

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