The crowds are very thick on Main Street, U.S.A. during and after Wishes Nighttime Spectacular. If you want to exit the park immediately after the show, watch from a spot closer to the Walt Disney World Railroad Station on Main Street, U.S.A..
If you’re looking for viewing spots with minimal crowds and unobstructed views, try the terrace of the Tomorrowland Terrace or the second story of the Main Street Railroad Station.
Riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad® Attraction while the show is going on can also be an amazing experience, but you definitely will miss huge parts of the show!
Be sure to arrive at least 20 minutes before the fireworks show to secure a good spot, no matter where you decide to view the show. The show can be viewed throughout the park, but to see Tinker Bell fly from the castle, a spot in front of Cinderella Castle is recommended.
If you aren't in a rush to leave right after the show, you could get a couple of more rides in during the time between the ending of the fireworks and the closing of the park! People are usually rushing to get out of the park, so stand-by times are generally very low.
FastPass+ is also available to use for special viewing areas. We never use FastPass+, though, for Wishes Nighttime Spectacular because we can usually find just as good of viewing spots without it, and we would rather not give up using FastPass+ for a headlining ride!
Mommy Frog can pretty much narrate the entire Wishes Nighttime Spectacular show along with Jiminy Cricket and she still needs a tissue by the end of it. As many times as we've seen it, we still “ooh” and “aah” when Tinkerbell flies from the castle. No matter how much you fight it, when you hear "Star light, star bright" at the beginning of this show, you're hooked forever.
Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is a fireworks show in Magic Kingdom® Park. The duration of the show is about 12 minutes. Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV to experience the show.
Source: Undercover Tourist
The same show designer who created the nighttime spectacular "Believe" at Disneyland® Park also developed "Wishes."
The show is presented as the Park's "good night kiss" to its Guests.
This dazzling musical storytelling spectacular is bigger and brighter than any fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom® Park ever! Fireworks effects are launched from 11 different locations with 655 individual pieces of pyrotechnics.
Wishes fireworks show is the newest nighttime spectacular in the Magic Kingdom® Park replacing "Fantasy in the Sky" which made its debut in 1976.
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