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Disneyland Resort Celebrates “Encanto” This Spring

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Disneyland will be celebrating Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” this spring, according to Shawn Slater on the Disney Parks Blog. Much of this we already knew, including the meet with Mirabel at Disneyland and the “Encanto” addition to the Main Street Electrical Parade starting April 22nd (along with other Disney and Pixar films as part of the new finale float). What is new is the “brief visual montag” coming to “it’s a small world”. Read below for all the details!

For a limited time beginning April 11, the iconic façade of “it’s a small world” becomes enchanted several times each evening with a brief visual montage that pays tribute to the movie’s hit song, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno.” This musical delight comes to life through projection and lighting effects and an artistic style inspired by the lyrics, with select moments that feature characters from the film.

Like the Madrigal family’s Casita, tiles across the “it’s a small world” façade flip, turn, and rearrange themselves as one scene transitions to the next, culminating in a celebratory chorus and a nod to Bruno’s mysterious prophecy about Mirabel.

During the day, you can also visit with Mirabel, the young hero from the film, at Frontierland’s Zocalo Park in a colorful photo location that pays homage to the Madrigal family from Colombia.

And coming April 22, “Main Street Electrical Parade” returns to Disneyland park and celebrates its 50th anniversary with a spectacular, new grand finale float that brings together stylized scenes from more than a dozen Disney and Pixar stories, including “Encanto.” Sparkling lights depict the Casita, magical butterflies, and Miracle Candle from the film, with Mirabel and her cousin Antonio represented as animated dolls atop their section of the float.

These experiences will be available for a limited time at Disneyland park, so what are you waiting for? Let’s go! Let’s go!

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