SpectroMagic

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SpectroMagic
Spectro Magic Title Unit.jpg
Magic Kingdom
Status Closed
Opening date October 1, 1991
Closing date June 5, 2010
Replaced Main Street Electrical Parade
Replaced by Main Street Electrical Parade
General statistics
Attraction type Parade
Duration 20 Minutes (Average)

SpectroMagic was a Nighttime Parade presented in The Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort. It was introduced in 1991 as part of the park's 20th anniversary celebrations, replacing the Main Street Electrical Parade (which was sent to Disneyland Paris).[1]

In 2013, following reports that the SpectroMagic float had been destroyed, Disney confirmed that the parade had been permanently retired.[2]

The Story[edit]

The parade is about Mickey Mouse, along with the SpectroMagic Spectromen, who together create the power of SpectroMagic. After the first part of the Parade with Mickey Mouse and the SpectroMagic Spectromen, the parade then takes you though five different themes:

  1. "The Worlds of Music from the Silly Symphonies"
  2. "The Wonder of Sleeping Beauty's Garden"
  3. "The Fantasy of The Little Mermaids Ocean"
  4. "The Imagination of Fantasia"
  5. "And The World of Dreams in a Grand Disney Cavalcade"

History[edit]

Original Run: October 1, 1991 – May 21, 1999 | Secondary Run: April 2, 2001 – June 5, 2010

The Parade lineup consists of 24 Units.

Throughout the 17 years of running nightly at the Magic Kingdom, the SpectroMagic Parade has had various combinations of lineups. These range from different characters in different locations throughout the parade, to whole Units being in a different order.

Parade Units[edit]

  • SpectroMagic Trumpeters Units
  • SpectroMagic Whirly-Ball Unit (1)
  • SpectroMagic Whirly-Ball Unit (2)
  • SpectroMagic Whirly-Ball Unit (3)
  • SpectroMagic Whirly-Ball Unit (4)
  • SpectroMagic Title Unit
  • SpectroMagic Mickey Mouse's Unit
  • Silly Symphonies Unit
  • Sleeping Beauty's Garden Unit 1
  • Sleeping Beauty's Garden Unit 2
  • Sleeping Beauty's Garden Unit 3
  • Giant Fish Unit
  • School of Fish Unit
  • Ursula Unit
  • The Little Mermaid Unit
  • Whirly Fish Unit (Grey Color)
  • Whirly Fish Unit (Orange Color)
  • Fantasia Opening Unit
  • Bacchus Unit
  • Diana Unit
  • Chernabog Unit
  • First Finale Unit
  • Carousel Unit
  • Second Finale Unit

Disney Characters[edit]

With 45+ Disney Characters, 14 Spectromen, and 8 Butterflies, this Parade demands over 65+ Performers every night.

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Roger Rabbit [Original Run]
  • Genie [Secondary Run]
  • Goofy
  • Golden Harp [Mickey and the Beanstalk]
  • Chip
  • Dale
  • Fauna
  • Flora
  • Merryweather
  • Ursula
  • Ariel
  • King Triton
  • Ostriches (x5) [Fantasia]
  • Pluto
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Br'er Bear
  • Fifer Pig
  • Fiddler Pig
  • Practical Pig
  • Jaq
  • Gus
  • Prince Charming
  • Cinderella
  • Alice
  • White Rabbit
  • The Queen of Hearts
  • Mary Poppins
  • Peter Pan
  • Smee
  • Snow White
  • Grumpy
  • Doc
  • Bashful
  • Sneezy
  • Sleepy
  • Happy
  • The Evil Queen
  • Captain Hook
  • Dopey
  • Pinocchio
  • Geppetto
  • Donald Duck
  • Minnie Mouse

"A Piece of SpectroMagic History"[edit]

The Piece of Disney History collection became "A Piece of SpectroMagic History" Collection for the year 2014. Each month one Limited Edition Disney Pin was released, and contained different original elements from the former SpectroMagic parade.

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