Last night was a historic moment as we saw the end of an era as we said goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth in Epcot in its final show.
In this post we have a video of the final performance and some of my favorite photographs I was able to take of Illuminations.
Illuminations: Reflections of Earth had its first show on September 22, 2019 as part of Disney World’s 15-month celebration of the Millennium and was originally called: IllumiNations 2000: Reflections of Earth.
The show was unlike any other previous Epcot fireworks shows and debuted using 30 percent more fireworks than ever before.
Here of some of my favorite shots of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth:
Here is a video of the final show of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
I personally will really miss Illuminations as we spent countless evenings around World Showcase lagoon watching it and it will remain my favorite Disney fireworks show of all-time. Right now I have my top 3 ranked as:
- Happily Ever After
Its legacy will continue in our minds and hearts, and thankfully the thousands of digital recordings you can find online. When I’m feeling nostalgic I’m sure I’ll pull up YouTube to watch one of the incredible performances.
Just as the company founder Walt Disney always pushed progress and innovation, so we say goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth. “We go on…”
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I want to know what you think about the last show of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth and :
- Where does this show rank for you all-time on the list of Disney Fireworks Shows?
- Are you excited for a change?
Let us know in the comments section below!
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