On Friday October 27, 2017, Disneyland announced some great new additions and the return of an old favorite. We now have a starting date for the Pixar festivities Disney announced at this year’s D23 event. Starting April 13, 2018, Disneyland will be debuting “Pixar Fest”. Pixar Fest, a limited-time celebration of friendship and beyond, will feature the debut of an all-new fireworks spectacular. In addition Pixar Fest bring the return of two favorite parades as well as even more beloved Pixar characters, new décor, atmosphere entertainment, themed food and beverage and new merchandise items. This seems to be the start of what is to come as Pix
Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular
The newest nighttime spectacular will light up Disneyland Park beginning April 13. In addition to dazzling pyrotechnics and memorable music, the theme of friendship, ever-present in most Pixar films, is celebrated in this nighttime spectacular.
Embark on an emotional journey that starts when unlikely Pixar characters first meet. As they set out on adventures and overcome obstacles together, “Together Forever” celebrates the everlasting friendships forged by beloved Pixar pals. The story comes to life through projections on iconic park locations: Sleeping Beauty Castle, the water screens of the Rivers of America, the façade of “it’s a small world” and the buildings of Main Street, U.S.A. This nighttime spectacular will even feature a special flyover by Buzz Lightyear at Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Pixar Fest: “Pixar Play Parade”
With the launch of Pixar Fest, “Pixar Play Parade” will also make its way through Disneyland Park for the first time. The parade will begin as most Pixar films have, with an appearance by the iconic and adorable Pixar lamp. Other new parade elements will feature characters from “UP” and “Inside Out.”
Check out the Pixar Play Parade viewo from SoCal Theme Parks 360 from when it was at Disney California Adventure.
Pixar Fest also comes to Disney California Adventure
On rotation at the Sunset Showcase will be some of the Pixar Shorts films, such as “For the Birds” and “Lava” throughout most of Pixar Fest. The Paradise Gardens area will feature a new Pixar-themed musical troupe along with Pixar character greeting opportunities as well as crafts and activities for younger Guests.
The next announcement is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Also on April 13, 2018, the popular “Paint the Night” parade will return, this time to Disney California Adventure® Park. The parade features many Pixar stories, including characters from “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.” and “Cars,” and another Pixar story will join “Paint the Night” parade later in the year.
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