Nature’s Pre-Fireworks Show – Throwback Thursday

Maria H. (ndm#130) (2249 Posts)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin’ wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney 🙂 Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life – A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects – create~inspire~share.


 

Imagine the setting –

Bay Lake Tower, park view, July 3rd. You are gathered in a room with a perfect view, with your close friends and family, awaiting the long anticipated Fourth of July Fireworks. While waiting for the incredible show to begin, Mother Nature decides to have a little fun in the Kingdom before Cinderella’s Castle is star-spangled…

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

Storm rolling in 7:06 pm July 3, 2015 – photo by NDM Mary H.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

7:37 pm July 3, 2015 photo by NDM Kelley L.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

7:43 pm July 3, 2015 photo by NDD Brent H

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

photo by NDI Jessie B.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

7:44 pm July 3, 2015 photo by NDD Brent H

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

7:44 pm July 3, 2015 photo by NDM Kelley L.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

And after all that…we have this beauty – 8:18 pm photo by NDI Amanda H.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

8:21 pm July 3, 2015 photo by NDD Brent H.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom

8:36 pm July 3, 2015 – photo by NDM 130

The fireworks were amazing!

Just a bit of tonight’s #fireworks from #magickingdom! #FourthofJuly #july4

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But the real beauty, my most favorite of all, is Cinderella’s Castle in all of her star-spangled glory!

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom - Brent H Collage

photo by NDD Brent H.

July 3 Lightning storm Magic Kingdom - Don H Collage

photo by NDD Don H.