Fantasmic Trivia

Fantasmic! Facts & Trivia

  • Fantasmic! Opening Date: October 15, 1998 (Fantasmic! premiered at Disneyland in California in 1992.)
  • Fantasmic! Show Length: 26 minutes
  • Runs every night (weather permitting),up to 3 times a night during peak times
  • Seating: Approximately 6,900 seated, 3,000 standing
  • Moat holds approximately 1.9 million gallons of water.
  • Depth varies from 1.5 feet at the mountain to approximately 6 feet in the middle.
  • Mist Screens: 3 each - 800 gallons of water atomized per minute; 50 feet tall, 100 feet wide
  • If needed, they could fill the 500,000 gallon Earffel Tower in less than three hours.
  • Mountain: 57.5 feet tall, making it the fourth highest "mountain" at the Walt Disney World Resort.
  • Steam Boat Willie 80 feet long, weighs approximately 70,000 lbs, has a 16 foot beam, usually has 26 characters on it. The boat is bigger than Christopher Columbus' Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.
  • Jafar Cobra 120 feet long, 16 feet tall, 18 sections
  • Maleficent Rises 50 feet into the air, 50 foot wingspan, 32,000 lbs
  • 350 lights used, some of which are being used for the first time in a live show
  • There are 46 Performers, 25 Crew, 3 Stage Managers, and 6 Costuming.
  • 78 costumes are used
  • The Hollywood Studios version of Fantasmic! features some unique elements, incorporating scenes from recent animated releases such as "The Lion King," "Pocahontas," "Hercules" and "Mulan."
  • Villains featured are :
    The Evil Queen-In Queen and Hag Mode (Snow White)
    Ursula (The Little Mermaid)
    Cruella DeVille (101 Dalmatians)
    Scar (The Lion King)
    Jafar (Aladdin)
    Malificent (Sleeping Beauty)
    Hades (Hercules)
    Monstro (Pinocchio)
    Chernabog (Fantasia)
    Ratcliff (Pocohontas)
    Judge Frollo (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)