January 17, 2005 – The Nighttime Event Cinderellabration: Lights of Romance Begins in Tokyo Disneyland
On January 17, 2005, the nighttime event Cinderellabration: Lights of Romance began its run at Tokyo Disneyland. The event tells the story of the coronation of Cinderella and the ensuing celebration. The area in front of Cinderella’s Castle was transformed into a special garden with a central fountain decorated with crystal sculptures of scenes from the animated film. The entertainment provided for guests included a fortune teller, a shoe merchant selling glass slippers, and various street performers. The Royal Coronation event had Mickey and Minnie Mouse, with other characters, appearing to wish happiness to Cinderella and her prince. After the ceremony, Cinderella tours the garden in her royal coach to greet their guests. The event ended March 18, 2005.