Parade at Magic Kingdom
  • On Nov 5, 2018
    Nikki from NC Asked

    I will be in Magic Kingdom Nov.18, Does the Festival of Fantasy parade begin at 2p or 3p. Also does it start at Frontierland or end there. I’ve read different posts. Thank you

    Hi Nikki!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Your Walt Disney World Resort vacation is just around the corner! Are you getting oh so excited?

    The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade is very popular in my house. You know how "kids today" love to watch viral videos of other kids unwrapping toys or playing video games? My three-year-old loves to watch Disney Parades, and this is his absolute favorite. I can confirm that during the week of your visit the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade will start at 2:00 P.M.

    I've only ever seen this parade start from Frontierland, make a 10-to-6 clockwise rotation in front of Cinderella Castle, and head down Main Street U.S.A. And we've enjoyed this procession many, many, many times over the last two years, both in person and online. A quick internet search did show the same conflicting information you've seen, but those posts are a few years old. However, what I like to do in other Disney Parks where parade routes do alternate is to ask Cast Members to confirm that day's direction. (Ask at Guest Relations or City Hall as those Cast Members have a daily guide for all events in Magic Kingdom Park that they can use as a double check.)

    Pro Tips: Try to claim your perfect parade viewing spot about an hour before the start time. I prefer the curbed areas of Main Street U.S.A., but there really isn't a bad seat in the house. The first float won't be seen here until about 2:15 or 2:20 P.M., which gives your crew a bit of extra time to find the perfect parade snack. And you're more than welcome to bring a blanket to sit on!

    "Away We Go", and We'll See You Real Soon, Nikki!
    ~Kristen
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Meet the Panelist: Kristen, Texas

Hi, I'm Kristen! I am a toddler mom and military wife who loves keeping up with the latest Disney Parks news. Trips to Walt Disney World have always been fun, but now that I'm the parent AND the planner every moment is that much more treasured.  I am so honored and excited to be able to share tips I've picked up, pass on fun factoids I've learned, and help create magical moments for your vacation of a lifetime!  Learn More About Kristen

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