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First look: Disney Dreams! revealed in first official photo of new nighttime spectacular

Saturday, 24th March 2012 at 16:54

'Disney Dreams!' official promo photo

This is our very first, official look at the completed Disney Dreams! — projections, multi-coloured lasers, illuminated fountains — wow! Just a handful of the effects on show and only one of its many “Dreams” pictured — turning Sleeping Beauty Castle into a collection of rocket fireworks for the Aladdin “Friend Like Me” sequence, but a thrilling first “official” glimpse at what’s ahead, right?

Exactly one week from now, the show will premiere to the world’s press at 10.30pm, Saturday 31st March. Creative director Steve Davison is certainly feeling the anticipation, posting on Thursday: “Great rehearsal tonight of the show with a lot of bells and whistles. It is really starting to come together. So much fun!!! Almost time to unveil this magical show!”

We can also now confirm that on the official opening day of the show, 1st April 2012, it will be presented twice in one evening: at 9.30pm and 10.30pm. Yes, if late park hours all year and a nightly nighttime spectacular weren’t surprising enough for Disneyland Paris, they’re now running double performances. There are rumours this could continue for the whole 20th Anniversary year, but no further showtimes have been announced as yet.

If you can’t make it to the resort so soon, stay with us as we’ll be there to capture the whole thing, reporting back with photos, videos and more from the first week of April onwards to give you the whole story on the 20th Anniversary launch. Be the first to see our 1080p HD videos of the show, and other 20th Anniversary events, by subscribing to our YouTube channel!

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  • No chance of a test run tonight, right? :o)

  • Does this mean Fantasyland or Adventureland will be closed at 21u or 21u30 for shooting the fireworks?

  • Will it be dark enough in May and June at 21u30?

  • @kevin – this is just the show times for April, the show times will change depending on the time of year.

  • Kevin, no it won’t be dark enough at 9.30 in may and june. They’re closing time in the may week I’m there is 10.30pm. So my guess is there will only be one show per night through may and june, possibly july. August should be dark enough at 9.30. Not pitch black but still dark enough for the show. Though going by this picture, it’ll look best when its darker.

    As for watching it on youtube, not a chance I want to see it in person. :)

  • Martin coombs  24th March 2012, 19:55


  • Steve, you did it again, thank you!

  • Cannot wait to go! Think I may be going towards the end of the year (Nov-Dec). When are prices, openings, offers etc usually announced?

  • Joren Schruers  26th March 2012, 11:51

    I wish I could go to Disneyland Paris this year, but I already went last year. Because I’m still 16 years old, I can’t go by myself.So I look each day onthis site and on youtube to discover every new thing what’s happening there.

  • WOW! This looks stunning! Costing me an arm and a leg to go in June, even with 40% off, but this alone will be worth the money.
    Hate not being there for the actual Anniversary.

  • I will be there in August, This looks realy great, can’t wait.

  • Can anyone tell me when the 20th Anniversary ends.
    Many thanks

  • tony and jackie blyth  4th March 2013, 20:52

    saw the display in november it was brilliant we went back everynight we was there in different positions it was well worth standing in the cold the fireworks and laserlights and fountains all went in time fantastic work all those involved in putting it together hope to return again this year with other family members thanks to all the disney staff aswell always polite and helpful

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