Our Farewell to The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

by Banks Lee

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Disney's Hollywood Studios

After 20 years of surprising and delighting guests, The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have been turned off for the last time.

With construction starting soon on the future Star Wars and Toy Story lands in the park, Disney announced the 2015 holiday season would be the last one for this annual display. On Jan. 6, 2016, after being extended three days, the Osborne Lights had their final night. Crowds gathered on the Streets of America to say goodbye and catch the lights dancing one more time. At 10 p.m., the lights were turned off with a special moment:

Final Song and Goodbye Moment for Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

During the final night, guests got a special view of the Star Wars Symphony in the Stars fireworks. Normally guests aren’t able to stand in the Streets of America area during the fireworks.

Star Wars Fireworks as seen from the Osborne Lights

Below you can see many of our videos from the Osborne Lights, including a tribute, 360° walkthroughs, dancing videos and a photo gallery. (Note, the 360° videos don’t work in the Safari browser.)

The current issue of Orlando Attractions Magazine features a look at the history of The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. Click Here to order your copy. 

A Tribute to The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights
Ride Through the Osborne Lights In the Final Season
Osborne Family interview about their Christmas light display at Hollywood Studios
Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

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Connie January 7, 2016 - 6:17 pm

I personally preferred the Lights of Winter at EPCOT and hope they bring that back.

Kathleen Jones January 7, 2016 - 8:01 pm

What a shame, I think they are wrong to take this away, is it for yet more fireworks??? We all loved that at Christmas time and so do many others.

Lisa Szeto January 9, 2016 - 1:35 pm

I thought they were the most magical lights I had ever seen. I hope that they get displayed somewhere else with the amazing light show too.


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