Saturday, September 29, 2007

EPCOT 25: Do You Remember . . .

. . . Surprise in the Skies?

From a 1992 EPCOT Center guidebook:

"A breathtaking airborne extravaganza over World Showcase Lagoon. High-flying aerobatics, colorful kites and majestic water-craft perform in an intricate production celebrating 20 Magical Years of Walt Disney World fun. Incredible giant-sized cold-air Disney Character balloons magically appear, along with Mickey himself, flying in the blue!"

3 comments:

tony said...

An airborne extravaganza!? That I don't remember. Was it for real or just for the sake of the guidebook? I was out of touch with Epcot in the early 90s.

Greg said...

No, this was for real. It was not a bad show, but I felt the colors were not as vibrant as they are portrayed in te photos. The sun is simply too bright for the fireworks to be effective and for the costumes to not be washed out. The oversized inflatable characters were a treat. Overall, I liked the show, but it was not destined for greatness.

kay-lo said...

Me! Me! I remember! It was our very first trip to the World. We had no idea it was going to happen. All of a sudden, there was Mickey flying an ultra-light. Amazing! One of my best memories of that first trip.