Walt Disney’s Parade of Dreams | Disneyland

Last Updated on: March 26th, 2024

“Walt Disney’s Parade of Dreams” was a daytime parade that debuted at Disneyland in 2005 as part of the park’s 50th-anniversary celebration, known as the “Happiest Celebration on Earth.” It was a grand spectacle that celebrated the magic and imagination of Disney.

The Parade of Dreams featured elaborately themed floats, vibrant costumes, beloved Disney characters, and energetic performers. The parade showcased the iconic stories and characters from Disney’s animated films, with each float representing a different theme.

The parade featured classic Disney films such as “Cinderella,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” “Peter Pan,” and more. The floats were adorned with stunning decorations and brought to life through lively music, choreography, and special effects.

“Walt Disney’s Parade of Dreams” became a fan-favorite, drawing large crowds along the parade route as guests lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their favorite characters and enjoy the enchanting performances.

While the Parade of Dreams ended its regular performances in 2008, it left a lasting impact on Disneyland’s parade history. Since then, Disneyland has introduced other parades, such as “Paint the Night” and “Magic Happens,” each offering their own unique and magical experiences.

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I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.