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Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade is performed daily in Walt Disney World Resort's Magic Kingdom, debuting on March 9, 2014 The Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto Magic Kingdom version of the parade premiered on July 1, 2021 as part of the park's Grand Opening celebration. as a part of bringing the stories of New Fantasyland throughout the park. The parade celebrates the festival from Disney's films.

Magic Kingdom version Edit

The parade takes two floats and themes from Tokyo Disneyland's former daytime parade named Jubilation!, which ran until early 2013, at which point it was replaced by Happiness is Here Parade.

Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto version Edit

The Festival of Fantasy Parade (or Festival of Fantasy Parade, as it is titled within the show)

DevelopmentEdit

In July 2026, Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto celebrated its 5th anniversary. It is confirmed that Festival of Fantasy Parade replaced by a new parade called Dreams of Wonder Parade on July 5 2026. In June 2010, Steve Davison, the creator of World of Color in Disney California Adventure, mentions that he worked on a parade for Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto's 5th anniversary.

Parade Units Edit

Princess Garden Edit

This pageantry of princesses celebrates Disney royalty. Cinderella from Cinderella, Tiana from The Princess and the Frog and Belle from Beauty and the Beast accompanied by their respective princes, ride in a garden of topiaries with woodland creatures, birds and more. Cinderella’s dress playfully twirls like a turntable, while Swan Court couples lead the 50-foot-long majestic float, capped off with a special appearance by Anna and Elsa the Snow Queen from 2013 Academy Award-winning hit animated film, “Frozen”. The float is the original float from Tokyo Disneyland's former daytime parade Jubilation! (Magic Kingdom only).

In the Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto version, Presenting the Jaq and Gus This pageantry of princesses celebrates Disney royalty. Cinderella from Cinderella, Tiana from The Princess and the Frog and Belle from Beauty and the Beast accompanied by their respective princes, ride in a garden of topiaries with woodland creatures, birds and more. Cinderella’s dress playfully twirls like a turntable, while Swan Court couples lead the 50-foot-long majestic float, capped off with a special appearance by Anna and Elsa the Snow Queen from 2013 Academy Award-winning hit animated film, “Frozen”.

Tangled Unit: Edit

Based on the 2010 animated film. A massive long ship on the high seas showcases Flynn Rider and Rapunzel in search of adventure and another Best. Day. Ever! Rapunzel’s iconic tresses weave throughout this 36-foot-long float decked out with swaying pendulums carrying dastardly thugs.

The Little Mermaid Unit: Edit

Based on the 1989 animated film. Princess Ariel and her friends sit atop a colorfully kinetic seashell music box that boasts an enchanting musical jubilee. There’s no shortage of whimsy on this Under the Sea float with conga dancing fish kicking up their fins and bubbles galore. Shimmering fabrics and intricately designed costumes for the Lion Fish, Coral Fish, Seashell and Sea Horse performers are runway-inspired.

Peter Pan Unit: Edit

Based on the 1953 animated film. Straight from Neverland come Peter Pan and Wendy Darling soaring high aboard the famous Jolly Roger pirate ship complete with smoke effects and special surprises. A rainbow arch shines over Skull Rock and Tinkerbell nestled among giant flowers, while Captain Hook takes center stage on a swinging anchor. “Newsies-inspired” Lost Boys kick up their heels to high-energy choreography, with Tick-Tock the Crocodile from Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade in pursuit.

Brave Unit: Edit

Based on the 2012 Disney and Pixar film. Celtic couples and a vessel shaped like an enormous bagpipe announce the arrival of Merida perched high on her majestic crown. Scottish dancers step to melodies of the Great Highlands in celebration.

Sleeping Beauty Unit: Edit

Based on the 1959 animated film. The heroic Prince Phillip battles a Steampunk-inspired Dragon as the wicked Maleficent. This float stretches 53 feet in length and 26 feet tall with a prickly spinning wheel dead center of the float. With fiery eyes and glowing effects the spectacular dragon was built on an articulating chassis allowing the float to bend and flex as it moves along the parade route – a first for Disney parades. This float was designed in a partnership with Tony Award-winner Michael Curry. There’s Prince Phillip, thorn-inspired stilt performers, dramatic raven dancers, plus the three good fairies, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather glide along the parade route. The Dragon float will be rumored to receive a twin to Disneyland Park (Paris)'s upcoming daytime parade Disney Stars on Parade.

Gigantic Unit (Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto) Edit

Based on the 2018 animated film.

Finale & Mickey’s Airship Edit

The parade culminates with a 90-foot-long magical caravan of characters featuring Snow White and the Seven DwarfsPinocchioDumbo and Alice in Wonderland. Pluto and more in a splashy carnival of color. There’s Pegasus horses, The Hippos and The Alligators from Fantasia, also the sassy Bubble Girls with cotton-candy-like hair celebrating Storybook Circus in New Fantasyland. The float is the original float from Tokyo Disneyland's former daytime parade Jubilation! (Magic Kingdom only) . Sporting zany new costumes Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse sit sky high in Mickey’s Airship — a giant hot air balloon that rounds out.

In the Walt Disney World Canada Resort in Toronto version, The parade culminates with a 90-foot-long magical caravan of characters featuring Snow White and the Seven DwarfsPinocchioDumbo, Melody Time, Alice in Wonderland and Fantasia 2000

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