Disney on Parade

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Disney on Parade
Hong Kong Disneyland
Status Closed
Opening date September 12, 2005
Closing date November 1, 2010
Replaced by Flights of Fantasy Parade
General statistics
Attraction type Parade

Disney on Parade was a daytime parade of the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. It was debuted on rehearsal days throughout June 2005, before the grand opening of Hong Kong Disneyland on September 12, 2005. The parade takes a few floats and themes from Tokyo Disneyland's former daytime parade named Disney on Parade: 100 Years of Magic. It ran until early 2003, when it was replaced by Disney's Dreams on Parade.

The park was originally scheduled to receive Disneyland's long-running Parade of the Stars, which was debuted for its 45th anniversary celebration in 2000 and was replaced with a new 50th anniversary parade in 2005. However, officials decided on a different parade for the new park at last.

HK Disneyland parade 4 by Dave Q.jpg

The parade begins in Fantasyland, near the entrance of Storybook Theatre, and ends on Main Street, U.S.A., near the Disneyland City Hall. Floats in Disney on Parade feature Chip 'n' Dale, a studio-like float, Disney Princesses, Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid, Toy Story, and Mickey Mouse and friends in a finale float which looks like the Sleeping Beauty Castle. The parade features almost 100 performers and assisting cast members.

In September 2010, Hong Kong Disneyland will be celebrating its 5th anniversary. It is confirmed that Disney On Parade would be replaced by a new parade called Flights of Fantasy Parade on January 21, 2011. In June 2010, Steve Davison, the creator of Disney's World of Color in Disney California Adventure, mentions that he is currently working on a parade for Hong Kong Disneyland's 5th anniversary.[1]

Parade Units[edit]

  • Opening: there is a float with a sun on it and on the float it says "disney on parade" and on the bottom it says "come and join the magic" there is a mickey head on the top of the float.
  • The Band Concert Unit:Based on the 1935 animated cartoon. a marching band leads an 8 meter high balloon of Mickey. his hand with the wand moves.
  • Chip 'n Dale : the chipmunks are on an art and design float with paint and a flip book of Mickey Mouse.

Show facts[edit]

  • Show run:September 12, 2005 - November 1, 2010
  • Show length: Approximately 35 minutes
  • Other songs featured:
    • OPENING UNIT:
    • THE BAND CONCERT UNIT:
    • CHIP 'N DALE UNIT:
      • "Steamboart Willie"
    • PLANE CRAZY UNIT:
    • PRINCESSES UNIT:
      • "Heigh-ho" / "Hail to the Princess Aurora" / "Someday My Prince Will Come" / "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)" / "So This Is Love" / "Once Upon a Dream" / "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes"
    • ALICE IN WONDERLAND UNIT:
      • "Painting the Roses Red" / "All in the Golden Afternoon" / "Alice in Wonderland" / "I'm Late" / "The Unbirthday Song" / "A-E-I-O-U (The Caterpillar Song)" / "March of the Cards"
    • THE LITTLE MERMAID UNIT:
      • "Under the Sea" / "Poor Unfortunate Souls" / "Kiss the Girl" / "Part of that World"
    • TOY STORY UNIT:
      • "You've Got a Friend in Me" / "Woody's Roundup" / "Strange Things"
    • FINALE UNIT:
      • "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" / "Mickey Mouse Club March"

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