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Festival of Fantasy Parade Details Revealed

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Today I had the opportunity to preview some of the brand new costumes and brand new floats that are part of Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade.

Video of the Costumes

Video of the Mickey Airship, Peter Pan and Little Mermaid Floats

Float by Float Line Up:

- the pageantry of Disney princesses. Cinderella, Bell, Tiana and their princes will ride in a garden of topiaries, woodland creatures and more. This 50- foot long parade will be capped off with Frozen's Anna and Elsa!


TANGLED - a massive long ship on the high seas featuring Flynn Rider and Rapunzel. This 36 foot long float includes some dastardly thugs!



THE LITTLE MERMAID - Ariel, and her friends, including Sebastian, are part of the seashell music jubilee. Performers include: Lion Fish, Coral Fish, Seashell and Sea Horse.





PETER PAN - The Jolly Roger pirate ship, Peter Pan and Wendy, the Lost Boys, Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and Captain Hook will all be part of this unique float.






BRAVE - The bagpipe shaped float announces the arrival of Merida. Scottish dancers will step to the songs of the highlands.


SLEEPING BEAUTY- highlighted by the Steampunnk-inspired dragon, Prince Phillip, raven dancers, good fairies and thorn-inspired stilt performers perform on and around the 53 foot long float



FINALE AND MICKEY'S AIRSHIP - the parade's finale is this 90 foot long "train" of great Disney characters including Pinocchio, Dumbo, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Mad Hatter all in festive colors. There are dancing hippos, bubble girls (celebrating Storybook Circus), Pegasus horses and Mickey and Minnie atop the airship.




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Comments (13)


None of my kids recognize anyone in these pictures. I cant even tell who is who. This looks horrible.


I love Disney (am a local and an AP holder) and am really disappointed with the looks of this parade. This doesn't look like anything that represents Disney and more of what "Disney" thinks is cool these days. I think Walt would be flipping in his grave! I hope I'm wrong. Will be there for the debut anyway!

Jenny Sperandeo:

So excited! We will be in MK for its debut!!!

gena yates:

WoW !!! This looks like Ringling Bros. and Cirq de Sole got together and did a parade !! Looks tacky, not classy or glamorous or sweet like previous parades !! I love parades but this is not what i want to see at a Disney parade , but , I am sure there are a a lot of people who enjoy this style ......just not me !! The Sea Shell Girl looks like the Frosty Queen from Candy Land !! Have they mentioned how many years this will run ? Thanks for the blog ......maybe i will do what lots of people do and go for the shorter ride lines during this parade !!!


My family and I are planning our 4th visit to WDW. Is this new parade listed on the Disney website? it looks fun. I can't wait to see it.


Thanks so much for sharing the photos, Deb! It looks like it will be an amazing parade. Did they give you any idea when it will start running? I'm going to be at WDW in March and it would be awesome to see it! Thanks!

March is all Disney is saying right now.


Will they be previewing the parade antime during the last week of Frbruary?

Not that I have heard


Oh my god, those feather dresses! I want one!


Thanks for the preview.

We are going in April and can't wait.


We are going next week - is this going live already? Can we catch it while we are there?

DEB: It is not live yet, March is what Disney is saying!

Mike Kuzminski:

My family and I are really looking forward to the new MK Parade. We're hoping the parade will start running in early March. We will be there from 28 Feb - 09 Mar. We come to Disney every year around this time to escape the Mardi Gras craziness in New Orleans. We're hoping that Disney has thought to maybe start the new parade on Mard Gras Day this year, which will be 04 March. You know how us New Orleanians love our parades. What better time to kick off the new parade.. Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!!

Kelly Skopp:

Thanks so much for this post. This is an especially big treat for me since my friend's daughter is modeling one of the costumes. Really brightened up my day.


Looks like they are going big on color! I like it!

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