Disneyland Paris Fireworks

You have taken all the rides, watched the attractions, had a great time with the friendly Disney characters, and even seen the Night Parade

What more could you want? Be patient. You shouldn’t go home just yet. 

The Disneyland Paris Fireworks are a breathtaking spectacle that captivates visitors of all ages. 

Day turns to night, and the sky above the enchanting park comes alive with a symphony of color and light. 

The meticulously choreographed display transports guests into a magical world where dreams and imagination soar. 

Start Time10 pm (may vary depending on seasons)
Duration20 minutes
Locations for SightingMain Street USA, Central Plaza, in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle

Pro tip: Relive the glory of the fireworks with the multi-day Disneyland Paris ticket that remains valid for 2 to 4 days, depending on your choice of booking.


The Disney Illuminations or the Fireworks show typically occurs at 10 pm but can vary based on season and special events.

The best part? This magical experience is included with your park admission ticket

We recommend that you verify their latest timetable, which is accessible through their official mobile app, and plan accordingly.

With an average duration of 20 minutes, the Disney Illuminations is the perfect way to end your day at Disneyland Paris. 

Grab a sweet treat or a warm drink, and find a comfortable spot to enjoy the dazzling light show.

Where do you get the best view? 

Every night, the fireworks show takes place above the Castle. Thus, it is best to be as close to the Castle as possible.

Some people may prefer being farther away from the sound equipment and illumination. If this describes you, look for a spot between the Castle and the end of Main Street. 

On a somewhat busy day, we recommend you schedule your arrival at least 30 minutes before the show to secure your viewing spot.

If you want to be near the Sleeping Beauty Castle, arrive an hour earlier.

The Disneyland Paris fireworks location, often known as ‘the hub,’ distorts you and the show while providing an excellent view.

There are several other best places to see the fireworks at Paris Disneyland along the main thoroughfare, including:

Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Pros: This iconic street offers a central location with a clear view of the Sleeping Beauty Castle, the heart of the fireworks display. Being right in the heart of the park’s atmosphere, you will feel the excitement and energy of the crowd as the show unfolds.
  • Cons: This prime location can get crowded, especially during peak seasons. Securing a good spot requires arriving early.

Once Upon a Time Castle Terrace:

  • Pros: This elevated area offers a breathtaking panorama. Enjoy a delicious meal with a spectacular fireworks display as your grand finale. Choose from Plaza Gardens Restaurant, Auberge de Cendrillon, or Restaurant Hakuna Matata.
  • Cons: Reservations are highly recommended, especially during peak season.

Disneyland Paris Hotels:

  • Pros: Convenient and offers spectacular views from your room or balcony, depending on location. Enjoy the display from the comfort of your hotel without leaving the park.
  • Cons: Requires booking a hotel stay, potentially at a higher cost. The view might be partially obstructed, depending on your room location. 

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge:

  • Pros: It provides a fantastic view and a stunning vantage point overlooking the iconic Millennium Falcon.
  • Cons: It is not an official viewing area, so there will be no music or other Disney Illuminations effects. 

Rivers of the World:

  • Pros:  You can take a relaxing boat ride through lush landscapes while enjoying the fireworks display from a unique perspective. 
  • Cons: It doesn’t provide a direct view of the castle, so you will miss some pyro effects and projections. 

Tips for watching

Best view of Disneyland fireworks
Image: Philipbase / Pixabay

Here are some tips for watching the fireworks at Disneyland Paris:

  • Aim for a spot in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle for a head-on view of the castle projections and fireworks.
  • If you don’t want to deal with crowds, you can watch from a restaurant with a terrace view (reservations recommended). 
  • Ensure you are prepared for the weather conditions, especially if you plan to watch the fireworks outdoors.
  • Don’t forget to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the display and create lasting memories.


Can I bring my fireworks or sparklers to Disneyland Paris?

No, guests cannot bring their fireworks or sparklers to Disneyland Paris due to safety concerns. 

Are the fireworks suitable for children of all ages?

Are the fireworks suitable for children of all ages?

Are the fireworks the same daily or change periodically?

Are the fireworks included in the regular admission ticket?

Can I reserve a spot to watch the fireworks?

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