Of all the Disney fireworks shows, Wishes is one of the best. Having debuted back in 2003 at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park, the show now includes several variations, like Happy HalloWishes and Holiday Wishes during Halloween and Christmas events.
The show is hosted by Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy as they share in the magic of believing. A medley of notable Disney songs are featured, and character voices include those of Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and Genie. Lights dance on Cinderella’s Castle in various colors, from magenta to periwinkle, and align with the Wishes storyline. Nearly 700 fireworks are launched throughout, including special “wishing stars” that crest nearly 100 feet above the castle spires.
Check the Walt Disney World Times Guide during your visit for the schedule and show times at Magic Kingdom. As Wishes is an outdoor show, it’s subject to cancellation during inclement weather. If you want to get the best view of Tinkerbell as she flies over the castle during Wishes, stand in the castle forecourt or on one of the surrounding bridges.