Festival of Fantasy Parade Announced for Magic Kingdom

Entertainment is one the departments that is always delivering the magic at Walt Disney World. They make shows like Beauty and the Beast look fresh every day and wow thousands of people every night with Fantasmic! However, even their best efforts can not rescue the sad reality that is the current Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade, parts of which originally came from the Share a Dream parade in 2001. On some days the whole parade passes by guests in its entirety in less than 8 minutes. It’s not the fault of the cast members, they’re giving it their all, but they’re stuck with a lame duck of a parade that’s overstayed its welcome by a number of years.

Well good news, a new daytime parade, the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, will march into Magic Kingdom in spring 2014. Disney promises the parade will bring the magical stories of New Fantasyland to Main Street, U.S.A., through fantastic and innovative new parade floats, vibrant costumes, and an original soundtrack that will feature beloved songs from favorite Disney films, plus a new parade theme song.

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Coming to Magic Kingdom in 2014

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Coming to Magic Kingdom in 2014

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Coming to Magic Kingdom in 2014

I’m looking forward to this. From the concept art above it looks like the Magic Kingdom will finally get a few of the floats of the size and splendor that have been appearing at Tokyo Disneyland and, more recently, Disneyland itself.

What do you think? Is it about time the Magic Kingdom got a new day time parade?

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5 Responses to Festival of Fantasy Parade Announced for Magic Kingdom

  1. Lauren mead says:

    That’s so exciting that they will finally be getting a new parade! The current one is pretty good, but it would be great to see elements of New Fanyasyland present in the parade.

  2. Sandi says:

    YES!!!!!!! The only drawback is that we have been skipping the parade lately to take advantage of the shorter lines on rides! Now we’ll have to forgo our riding to catch the new parade!!! It looks fantastic!

  3. Doug says:

    Glad we can look forward to a new parade, but to be honest the artwork is missing something.

  4. TTY says:

    I’m confused by the Tangled float…vikings?

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