Mickey Mouse Lights Up the Eiffel Tower for the 30th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris

Mickey Mouse Lights Up the Eiffel Tower for the 30th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris

As part of the 30th celebrations at Disneyland Paris, Mickey Mouse lit up the Eiffel Tower in the resort’s iridescent colours. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and a small selection of guests and cast members were invited to a secret event at Disneyland Park on the 28th of April. In the middle of the night, they were driven from the resort into the centre of Paris and saw Mickey Mouse light up the Eiffel Tower.

Watch Mickey Mouse Light up the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower Disneyland Paris 30th Anniversary

From Disneyland Paris to Paris, it’s “un monde qui s’illumine” – to continue the 30th Anniversary celebration of Disneyland Paris, Mickey performed a real magic trick by lighting up the Eiffel Tower! For the very first time, the Iron Lady shone with the iridescent colours of the resort’s anniversary celebration. Through a unique sound and light show, specially created for the occasion, the emblematic monument of Paris was illuminated to offer a dazzling surprise to 30 guests with a strong link to the resort: Cast Members present since the opening, fans and loyal guests had the chance to discover this show live.

Disneyland Paris Official Statement

Disneyland Paris and the City of Paris now shine a little brighter: to make the resort’s 30th Anniversary celebration even more special, Mickey Mouse performed a magic trick in April by lighting up the Eiffel Tower.

For the very first time, the French monument was lit up in the iridescent colours of the 30th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris. Thanks to a unique sound and light show, custom-designed for the occasion, the iconic monument was illuminated during a dazzling moment created to surprise 30 guests who have a strong bond with the resort. Cast Members – Disneyland Paris employees – who have worked at the resort since opening day, selfless Cast Members are known as Disney VoluntEARS who give their time to philanthropic activities, fans, and loyal guests had the exclusive opportunity to watch this show in real-time.

These 30 guests experienced an unforgettable night, starting their evening off in Disneyland Paris. Guests enjoyed dining at Walt’s – an American Restaurant and viewing Disney D-Light, an emotional sequence that takes place before the nighttime spectacular Disney Illuminations. Then, they boarded a bus that took them to an unknown destination…

Minnie Mouse welcomed these honoured guests in front of the Eiffel Tower to bring them to their exclusive viewing area and Mickey became the Master of Ceremonies of an incredible show, that lit up the Trocadéro gardens located in front of the monument. This spectacular display that combined more than 370 lights ended with an exceptional finale where Mickey lit up the Eiffel Tower in the magical colours of the 30th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris.

Amazed by this unique moment, Cast Member Christiane said she had seen “an extraordinary show with the Eiffel Tower lit up in the colours of Disneyland Paris’ 30th Anniversary.” “In 33 years of business, I have never seen such an extraordinary show!” said Binta, fellow Cast Member and Disney VoluntEAR, who was surprised to discover this show “beyond what I could have imagined.” Stéphane, another Cast Member and Disney VoluntEAR, said he was “overwhelmed with emotion when Mickey lit up the Eiffel Tower.” For 30 years, Disneyland Paris has consistently exceeded its guests’ expectations by creating magical shows year after year. By illuminating the Eiffel Tower in the colours of its 30th Anniversary, Europe’s top tourist destination has gone one step further. This event celebrates 30 years of strong relationships between France, the City of Paris and Disneyland Paris.


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