If you’re a Disney fan like me, you’re always on the lookout for new and exciting experiences at the park. Well, get ready to be thrilled because Disneyland has just announced an incredible limited-time nighttime entertainment offering that is set to dazzle visitors. Starting on September 29, 2023, “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural” is coming to Disneyland Park, and it promises to be a show like no other.
So, what’s the buzz all about? Let me break it down for you.
Queenie and the Jambalaya Jazz Band: A Nighttime Adventure on the Rivers of America
First up, let’s talk about the enchanting musical journey you’re about to embark on. Imagine sitting by the Rivers of America on a cool evening, surrounded by the soft glow of twinkling lights. The stage is set, and the Queenie and the Jambalaya Jazz Band are ready to take you on a high-energy musical ride.
These talented musicians will be performing aboard a New Orleans-themed raft as it gracefully glides down the Rivers of America. The atmosphere will be nothing short of magical, with fountains and lighting creating a beautiful, ambient setting that’s perfect for a night out at Disneyland.
This isn’t your typical theme park entertainment – it’s a unique experience that combines the beauty of nature with the toe-tapping rhythms of jazz. And here’s the best part – this fantastic show will be available on select nights, so you have plenty of opportunities to catch it during your visit.
The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural
But wait, there’s more! Disneyland is taking the magic up a notch with “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural.” Picture this: the Rivers of America transformed into a canvas, with captivating projections telling a whimsical tale of a mischievous little frog from the bayou. This curious amphibian can’t resist the lure of the jazzy sounds he hears in the distance, and so, he leaps into the lively heartbeat of New Orleans.
This one-of-a-kind art installation will bring to life the creative genius of Disney Live Entertainment graphic designer Marcella “Marci” Swett. You might recognize her name from her stunning chalk art at Downtown Disney District during Celebrate Soulfully. Marci’s talent knows no bounds, and her artwork is sure to leave you in awe.
“The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural” will be set to a dynamic jazz score that will have you tapping your feet and swaying to the rhythm. It’s an immersive experience that combines storytelling, art, and music in a way that only Disney can do.
When and Where to Catch the Magic
Now that you’re excited about these two fantastic offerings, let’s talk logistics. Queenie and the Jambalaya Jazz Band, along with “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural,” will be enhancing the atmosphere on the Rivers of America on select evenings throughout the fall. But here’s the icing on the cake – during the holiday season, you can catch these shows every night!
To plan your visit and ensure you don’t miss out on these unforgettable experiences, make sure to check Disneyland.com or the Disneyland app for showtimes and additional details.
So, mark your calendars for September 29, 2023, and get ready to be swept away by the magic of New Orleans at Disneyland’s Rivers of America. It’s a night you won’t soon forget, filled with jazz, art, and the enchantment that only Disney can provide. See you there!