The Wharf’s Sound and Light Spectacular
SPECTRA incorporates sophisticated choreographed lighting effects with popular, surround sound music delivering a truly unique entertainment experience unlike anything else. Music is specifically selected to engage audiences of all ages. The Wharf is flooded with light as Main Street is transformed into a magical stage where the palm trees are energized with life and become the stars of the show.
Numerous shows are available throughout the year.
CURRENT SPECTRA HOURS:
Spectra is currently dark for the winter season while we perform annual maintenance to the program. Shows will begin again in March. Special showing dates will be February 12th after the Mardi Gras Parades and February 14th at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.
An Epic Pirate Adventure
Sound & Light Spectacular
Presented by Pepsi
Welcome aboard, matey! In this brand-new, high-spirited light show, you meet Philippe “Stinky” Lafitte, brother of the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte. Sail along with the fumbling, bumbling Stinky and gang of scallywags as they head towards New Orleans to pillage, plunder and hide their haul of gold on the Gulf Coast. The booming voices from the crew accompanied by sounds onboard the ship will transport you straight to the high seas, amidst all the excitement. There is never a dull moment during the voyage! Adventure, misfortune and a chance meeting with a mermaid all culminate in a lively dance celebration at The Wharf. It is a full-sensory journey of heroic proportions, a real treasure to experience. The tailored musical score features some of today’s hottest artists and acts. Whether you are a kid or simply a “kid at heart”, this epic tale of redemption splashed with animated lighting and effects will have you dancin’ the jig all night. Maroon yourself on Main Street and get hooked by the merriest bash in Arrrrnge Beach.
An Epic Pirate Adventure will be shown at 8:30pm every evening.
If you receive a token during the Spectra show you can redeem them at the following Wharf locations:
Sugar Shack: free 20oz Pepsi product
Pepper Palace: free 20oz Pepsi product
The Market: free 20oz Pepsi product
Blue Water BBQ: free 20oz fountain drink
Southern Grind: free 20oz fountain drink
Driftwood Steakhouse: free 16oz fountain drink
Bayes Southern Grill: free fountain drink
STK Burger: free 16oz fountain drink
Ginny Lane Bar & Grill: free Pepsi fountain drink
Villaggio Grille: free Pepsi fountain drink
A Tribute to The Amphitheater, premiered in March of 2015. This newest show celebrates the 10th Concert Season of The Amphitheater at The Wharf
Night at the Movies presented by Carmike Cinemas, premiered in the Summer of 2014. This hi-pace show takes audiences on a trip to Hollywood featuring the many different genres of the silver screen! Focusing on blockbuster hits and the popular soundtracks that made them famous, the show will send you down memory lane as you tap your feet to the beat of familiar songs everyone loves.
Travel to the great blue sea, with Aqua. This energetic water themed show features real and mythological sea creatures. Sit back and sail the seas for a fun-loving cruise around the world. Take an enchanted voyage with infamous pirates, magical mermaids and more!
Patriotism is displayed at its finest with our red, white and blue Patriotic show. Sing along to traditional American anthems and popular patriotic songs from your favorite contemporary musicians. Celebrate the great United States of America with SPECTRA!
For a limited time each season the Holiday Show is on deck. Celebrate the holiday season with timeless tunes and classic sing-a-longs.