Derek Hough Hosts ‘Disneyland 60’: Star-Studded Special Features Dozens Of Celebs, Star Wars Theme Park Sneak Peek

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ABC will air The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 special later this month and it’s must-see TV for both Disney and Star Wars fans.

The star-studded special will air on February 21 and pays tribute to the 60th anniversary of Walt Disney’s original park. During the two-hour show, actor Harrison Ford will give viewers an exclusive sneak peek at the Star Wars-themed lands that are coming to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland.

According to ABC, Dancing with the Stars champion Derek Hough will host a night filled with music and dance performances and appearances by dozens of celebrities (see full lineup below) including Sir Elton John, Witney Carson, Pink, Idina Menzel, Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Washington, and even Kermit the Frog.

Disneyland 60 was filmed at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater and various locations throughout Disneyland Park in California, including Sleeping Beauty Castle, Main Street U.S.A., and Cars Land.

If you love Disney parades, Paint the Night Parade and World of Color–Celebrate! will be featured on the show. Derek Hough and his DWTS co-star Witney Carson will also lead a team of dancers down Main Street U.S.A. for what will undoubtedly be a spectacular performance.

Another highlight of the Disney special will take place in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle where Sir Elton John will perform “Circle of Life” (Lion King) and “Wonderful Crazy Night, ” a song from his upcoming album.

Frozen Fans won’t want to miss Idina Menzel perform Frozen’s “Let It Go,” filmed in Disney California Adventure Park.

Throughout the two-hour show, viewers will also see the following celebs take part in the Disneyland festivities: Alfonso Ribeiro, Ariel Winter, Jason Bateman, Jessica Alba, Jessie J, Neil Patrick Harris, Nolan Gould, Pentatonix, Pink, Jimmy Kimmel, John Stamos, Josh Gad, Julie Bowen, Kelsea Ballerini, Kerry Washington, Kiefer Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Little Big Town, Priyanka Chopra, Sabrina Carpenter, Sarah Hyland, Sofia Carson, Tori Kelly and Kermit the Frog, Ty Burrell, Viola Davis, and Zendaya, Bryce Dallas Howard, Eric Stonestreet, Fall Out Boy, Ginnifer Goodwin, Dame Helen Mirren, Hilary Duff, Lupita Nyong’o, Maddie Ziegler, and NE-YO.

Watch The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 on Sunday, February 21 from 8 to 10 p.m. ET.

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