Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Aug 13, 2014
    Susan from TN Asked

    Will there be a Christmas parade at AK this year? Do the princesses dress up for Christmas when you meet and great them? What time does the parade start for the Mickey's Christmas Party? Thanks!!

    Hi there, Susan!

    I absolutely love visiting Walt Disney World at Christmastime! The Parks and Resorts are all dressed up in their holiday best and it's absolutely gorgeous!

    I checked the online calendar and I don't see any mention as of yet on a Christmas parade at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Of course, entertainment and schedules are always subject to change at any time, so you never know what magical things could happen between now and then. The best way to keep up with what's happening is to subscribe to the Disney Parks Blog. You can also follow Walt Disney World on Twitter for up-to-the-minute tweets on the happenings.

    As far as the Disney Princesses dressing up, I have found that they are typically in their original gowns for meet and greeting Guests at the Parks. I have seen online photos where they have been dressed up in Christmas attire at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, but, again, that is something that may not always be the case just because it has happened in the past. I'd hate for you to count on it unless it's mentioned on the Party schedule.

    Speaking of the Party schedule, the guidemap has not been published yet so the actual start time for the Once Upon A Christmastime Parade has not been released at this point. I'm hoping it will be released soon! Keep an eye out on the social media outlets I mentioned above for upcoming announcements on this as well.

    I sure hope this helps, Susan. Thanks so much for stopping by the Moms Panel and please don't hesitate to write back in if we can help with any other questions you have.

    Wishing you and your family a Pixie Dusted vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Jackie, Florida

Hi! I'm Jackie, mom to a teenage boy and a tween girl! I've traveled to Disney Parks with toddlers, grandparents, and everything in between and I'm excited to help you plan your Pixie Dusted vacation! So, go ahead, ask me a question or two! Learn More About Jackie

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