Dreams Come True” Parade
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parade was magical transformed into the Disney Dreams Come True parade on
August 10, 2006. The new incarnation of the parade contains revised floats,
a new soundtrack and expanded character line-up. The floats have been
revised replacing the snow globes with a themed structures and a new
“up-beat” soundtrack has been imported from Tokyo Disneyland.
Mickey Mouse and cavalcade of Disney characters star in the Magic Kingdom
parade, “Disney Dreams Come True,” highlighting favorite “dream come true”
moments from the early days of Mickey Mouse cartoons to the newest animated
The spectacular opening float features Mickey Mouse waving from atop a
“Mouse-ument” of Mickey statuettes depicting Mickey through the years. Each
float is celebrates the wonder of dreaming, from the charming “Snow White
and the Seven Dwarfs” and “Pinocchio” to the adventure of flight in “Mary
Poppins,” “Dumbo” and “Aladdin.” An appearance by such dastardly Villains as
Jafar, Maleficent, Chernabog and Ursula remind us that making your dreams
come true isn’t easy and sometimes you must face your fears to do so. The
finale is a shimmering castle featuring classic Disney characters.
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Disney Dreams Come True Parade
Parade Length: Approximately 15 minutes.
Performed: Daily at 3 p.m.
Location: Frontierland to Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom
Music: The parade music is imported from Tokyo Disneyland’s
Daytime parade “Disney's Dreams on Parade”.
Costumes: "Disney Dreams Come True" costumes were designed by
Marilyn Sotto and created at Walt Disney World Creative Costuming.
Performers: Features more than 110 cast members including
performers, drivers, and coordinators.
• It Was All Started By A Mouse -- Features Mickey Mouse, with
11 sculpted figures of Mickey from films throughout the years including
"Steamboat Willie," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Plane Crazy," "Mickey and
the Beanstalk," "Mickey's Christmas Carol" and Sorcerer Mickey from
• Wish Upon A Star -- This European float celebrates the early
years of Walt Disney. Pinocchio is featured on this float along with other
famous Disney characters such as Gepetto, Figaro, Cleo and Jiminy Cricket
from "Pinocchio," and Snow White, Doc, Grumpy and Happy from "Snow White and
the Seven Dwarfs."
• A Thousand Dreams To See -- Focuses on Disney's Adventures
in Flight. The float features Aladdin riding on his magic carpet high above
Agrabah. Surrounding Aladdin are other high-flying Disney characters such as
Winnie the Pooh and his balloon from "Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day"
and Mary Poppins with her umbrella.
• Face The Darkest Fears -- This float features many of the
fabulous Disney villains. The Evil Queen from "Snow White and the Seven
Dwarfs" plots inside her dudgeon laboratory, as an 18-foot-tall inflatable
Chernabog (from the Night on Bald Mountain sequence of Disney's "Fantasia")
hovers over her head. Other nasties that surround the float include Jafar
from "Aladdin," Maleficent from "Sleeping Beauty," Cruella De Vil from "101
Dalmatians" and Ursula from "The Little Mermaid."
• As Long As There Is Imagination Left In The World -- This
float was designed after the Crystal Castle located in the Crystal Arts Shop
on Main Street, U.S.A. It features a two-tiered snow globe and 1/2-inch
thick, molded acrylic "crystal" turrets and towers. Wendy and Peter Pan are
featured on this float.
• A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes -- This float features
three unique sections that each showcase an enchanting Disney prince and
princess: Cinderella and Prince Charming from "Cinderella," Belle and Beast
from "Beauty and the Beast" and Ariel and Prince Eric from "The Little
Mermaid." Beloved characters such as the Fairy Godmother from "Cinderella"
and Flounder and Sebastian from "The Little Mermaid" hover around the floats
celebrating with the three princesses.
• A Kingdom of Dreams -- Like something straight out of a
dream; this glimmering, sparkling Castle glides along the parade route adorn
with Classic Disney characters. Featured here are Chip, Dale, Pluto, Donald
Duck, Goofy and Minnie Mouse. This apt finale helps remind us that Dreams
really can come true.
In addition to the myriad of characters on each float, the "Disney Dreams
Come True" parade at Magic Kingdom features other Disney characters as well.
Such favorites as Alice, Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Pocahontas, Meeko, Tigger,
Eyore, Piglet, the “Fantasia” brooms, Stitch, Br'er Bear, Br'er Fox, Robin
Hood, Friar Tuck, Little John, Rafiki, Baloo, Foulfellow, Gideon and the
Donkey Boys--among others--interact with guests between floats.
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