Tag Archives: Parade

UCF Knights Football Team Celebrated in a Parade at Walt Disney World on Sunday

On Sunday, January 7, the University of Central Florida Knights football team will make its way down Main Street, U.S.A. at the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Park in a special parade in their honor.  This will be a celebration of Orlando’s hometown team having a championship season with a perfect record and outstanding academic success.  The parade is set for 4:30 p.m. at Magic Kingdom and will feature the UC Continue Reading

Magical World Series Championship Celebration Coming to Walt Disney World Resort TODAY!

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Darrell Fry “Houston, we have a celebration.” That’s right, the stars of the Houston Astros’ World Series championship team are “going to Disney World” on Saturday after their title-clinching victory in Los Angeles. The Astros’ star players – World Series MVP George Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa – will represent the Astros in a magical parade at Continue Reading

Super Bowl Champion James White Is Coming To The Magic Kingdom TODAY!

Last night the New England Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history by beating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in the first overtime in the game’s history. James White, who scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime caught a total of 14 passes for 110 yards and also 2 other touchdowns will make his way to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park today for a parade to celebrate the vi Continue Reading

Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Float to Dazzle at 2016 Rose Parade

From Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The magic of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration will come to life in the Rose Parade, broadcast live from Pasadena, Calif., on January 1, 2016. This year’s parade theme is “Find Your Adventure” – and adventure is something you find with every visit to the Disneyland Resort! The Disneyland Resort will ce Continue Reading

Disney Corrects Previously Announced WDW Christmas Castle Lighting Information and Announces New Party Events

Last week Disney released information regarding the Walt Disney World Christmas events, and part of that information included the following “Castle Dream Lights on Cinderella Castle As a gift to Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother waves her wand, and with a bibbidi-bobbidi-boo enchants the castle with sparkling white lights. Magnificent icicles seem to form instantly over the parapets and towers of the royal pala Continue Reading

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Returns to Walt Disney World Resort Nov. 8

From Disney Destinations: The holiday season at Walt Disney World® Resort is just around the corner with the start of a favorite holiday tradition. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party returns to Magic Kingdom® Park on select nights Nov. 8-Dec. 18, 2015. From live entertainment and spectacular fireworks to festive décor and an oh-so-jolly parade, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party offers magic, cheer and en Continue Reading

QUIZ: ‘Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade’ at Magic Kingdom Park

From Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. When was your last trip to Magic Kingdom Park? Have you had a chance to see “Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade” and all of its amazing floats? Test your knowledge of this amazing spectacle below. ‘Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade’ at Magic Kingdom Park 1. When did the ‘Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade&# Continue Reading

‘Paint the Night’ at Disneyland Resort is First Disney Parks Parade to Offer Audio Description and Handheld Captioning for Guests with Visual or Hearing Disabilities

From Kevin Rafferty, Jr., Communications Specialist, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. If you have seen “Paint the Night,” you know that the parade illuminates Disneyland Resort with more than 1.5 million LED lights, bringing music, magic and brilliant color to our guests. What you may not know is that for the first time Disney engineers have made the parade available through both Audio Continue Reading

Lost Parades of World Showcase By Katarina Lautzenheiser

Walt Disney World went all out for the Millennium Celebration. Most of their special events took place at Epcot, including the addition of Mickey’s wand with the numbers “2000” being placed on top of Spaceship Earth, a new pavilion called Millennium Village, the fireworks spectacular Illuminations 2000: Reflections of Earth, and the parade Tapestry of Nations. These were created to celebrate the Continue Reading

Animated Gif’s Of Disneyland’s Newest Parade Paint The Night

Last month kicked off Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary celebration.  One of the many things that are part of the celebration is the Paint The Night parade.  I absolutely love this parade, and I’ve only seen video.  i’m hoping to be able to witness it live.  The other day, these animated gif files were put out showcasing some of the awesome floats that are a part of this new celebration. Slinky Sh Continue Reading

How Paint the Night Continues the Legacy of the Main Street Electrical Parade

From the Disney Insider blog In 1971, as part of the Dedication Day that helped launch Walt Disney World, a dozen hastily constructed floats, basically made up of wood, chicken wire, and Christmas lights, were paraded across Bay Lake. The parade was set to an experimental electronic pop song from 1967 called “Baroque Hoedown” and filmed for an episode of The Wonderful World of Disney (airing then as part of NB Continue Reading