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‘Glow With The Show’ Ears Will Illuminate Magic Kingdom Park October 19

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

Earlier this week, “Glow With The Show” Ears debuted at Fantasmic! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and beginning tomorrow night (October 19), the ears will also enhance the magic of “Wishes” fireworks and the “Celebrate the Magic” projection show at Magic Kingdom Park.

'Glow With The Show' Coming to Magic Kingdom Park October 19

For guests interested in purchasing ear hats to wear for the show, they will be available at The Emporium, The Chapeau, and merchandise carts. Ear hats previously purchased at other Disney Parks will work during these shows.

Be sure to stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog for more updates on how these amazing ear hats will brighten up The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and at Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks at Magic Kingdom Park later this year.

Will you be at Magic Kingdom Park for the debut of “Glow With The Show”? Tell us in the “Comments” section below!

To join on the conversation on Twitter, be sure to use the hashtag #GlowWithTheShow.

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  • We are unfortunately packing up to end our trip at Walt Disney World. Should the Glow With The Show ears go checked or carry-on? Just wanted to make sure that the chip does not get wiped.

  • We will be coming the end of January. Will they still be available then?

  • The batteries died on my Ears, where can I get replacement batteries?

  • can you tell me how much the Glow with the Show hats cost please..:)

  • how much do they cost per a set?

  • Are they working on any other styles for these hats? I’d love to get a Santa Mickey Glow hat.

  • I can’t wait to take my ears with to the Osbourne lights. The snow… the music… the joy. I am so glad WDW has rolled out this new technology. *o*

    • I think that will be an amazing sight!

  • Will my “Glow With the Show” ears that I bought in Disneyland work at Disney World? They look to be the same, but I am wondering about how the technology works! I hope I don’t have to get another pair! They are so much fun!

    • Yes, Glow Ears purchased at any other Disney Resort will work at Walt Disney World. :)

  • Can you get your name on these ears?

    • No, they can’t be embroidered do to the thickness of the fabric.

  • Great news about the ears working for the Hallowishes party! We bought our ears last night and are looking forward to using them tonight Oct 20th for MNSSHP.

    • Great to hear! I hope you had a good time last night!

  • Jennifer, will the ears work if you are watching the fireworks from a remote location like they Polynesian beach or the California Grill?

  • That’s awesome to hear, Jennifer. Ok, I will happily take off my customized Mickey ears for my Halloween costume (keeping it a secret) at MNSSHP and wear the Glow with the Show ears during the shows at the party!

  • Am I right in assuming they won’t work for Hallo-Wishes, but what about Celebrate the Magic during a MNSSHP night (after 10/19)?

    • The ears will work for “Celebrate the Magic” AND “HalloWishes” for party nights beginning Oct. 20.

  • Will the Glow with the Show ears work at Hallow-Wishes…or only during regular park hours?!

    • Yes, “Glow With The Show” will be a part of “HalloWishes” for parties scheduled on Oct. 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29 & 31, and Nov. 1.

  • Haven’t been able to see Fantasmic yet, but for sure are this evening. But we have SOOO been looking forward to seeing the first Wishes with Glow With The Show. Ears are ready to go!

    Emily, there were lots of Ears still being sold last night at DHS in shops and street carts.

    • I hope you have a great time, Brent!

  • I would LOVE to see these at Epcot for Illuminations! Maybe we could see an update to Illuminations in the next few years that would include these. Steve Davison…I hope you see this!!!

  • Are the Glow With the Show Ears still being sold at Hollywood Studios or are they sold out? I want to be prepared in time for Wishes! on Saturday!

    • They’re currently being sold at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at: Beverly Sunset, Once Upon A Time, Mickeys of Hollywood and Head to Toe (plus merchandise carts).

      They’ll begin being sold at Magic Kingdom Park tomorrow (Saturday) at Chapeau, Emporium and various merchandise carts.

      Best of luck & enjoy!

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