Main Street Electrical Parade Lights the Night Again as Walt Disney World Resort Launches ‘Summer Nightastic!’

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 10, 2010 – The “Main Street Electrical Parade” lights up the streets of Magic Kingdom and headlines a season of after-dark excitement coming to Walt Disney World Resort.

    “After the sun goes down, our Walt Disney World parks will light up the night with ‘Summer Nightastic!’,” announced Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney World Resort, at a media event Wednesday.

    This summer, Walt Disney World parks will be aglow with the return of a cherished parade, new unexpected frights, a new fireworks spectacular and the sweet sounds of summer fun.

    Highlights include:

    • The return of Disney’s “Main Street Electrical Parade” in early June for its first engagement at Magic Kingdom since 2001. Direct from Disneyland, the cherished nighttime parade will be led by Tinker Bell and feature a trio of bright new floats for Tinker Bell, Snow White and Pinocchio.
    • The Twilight Zone™ Tower of Terror will add new lighting effects and the addition of a new drop sequence, bringing unexpected frights to ‘Summer Nightastic!’
    • Magic Kingdom will treat guests to a special summer fireworks spectacular. The night sky will explode in vivid colors and brilliant visual effects as whimsical music fills the air.
    • The return of the Sounds Like Summer concert series at Epcot and extended evening hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom several times a week.