Location: The show can be viewed from many locations through the park; the ideal locations are in front of Cinderella Castle.
Date Opened: 10/9/2003
Capacity: Thousands, though viewing quality varies drastically by location.
# of Shows: Once a day
Characters: Voices of several characters are heard in the soundtrack, but none are seen.
Photos and Autographs: No
Wait Times: For top viewing spots, expect to claim a spot an hour or more before the show.
Length of Show: 12 minutes
Queue Description: None
Ride Access: Viewing of the fireworks is possible from all over the park, though the best views will be from the area in front of Cinderella Castle. If in a wheelchair or ECV, the difficulty will be in finding a place where your view will not be obstructed by people standing in front of you.
Service Animals: Yes
Audio: There are spoken lines during the show, as well as music used to tell the story. However, there are no assistive devices offered for the show.
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History and Trivia
- At this location: Wishes replaced the very long-running fireworks show Fantasy in the Sky, which had premiered in 1976.
- The Attraction's History: The show remains essentially unchanged since it premiere in 2003.
- Other Trivia:
- The designers: Steven Davison was the shows creator; Davison also designed the Believe
There's Magic in the Stars show at Disneyland. Eric Tucker provided the pyrotechnic design and Steve Skorija and Gregory Smith did the music.
- Lots of boom: More than 650 individual shells are launched during the show.