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Disney Days of Past: Main Street Electrical Parade Debuts at Magic Kingdom Park

Nate Rasmussen

by , Librarian, Walt Disney Archives

Today in Disney history, the “Main Street Electrical Parade” stepped off for the very first time at Magic Kingdom Park.

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Which float in the procession is your favorite? Vote below:

Comments

  • hi
    the main street electrical parade is the best parade in the world
    howard

  • I like the electric parade, I liked spectroMagic more, but what I would really LOVE is if the Paint the Night parade comes to WDW!

  • I absolutely love this parade. I am so glad they brought it back, it brought back so many memories from when I was young! I love the opening music, you can’t help but get excited for the parade!

  • The Main Street Electrical Parade is allright and all, but it was all about Spectromagic!

  • Why do they never post the year in “this day in history”? I’d like to know the year these things started. Seems so silly to leave it out.

  • The Main Street Electrical Parade is a true Disney parks classic, but there is one I loved even more…SpectroMagic!

  • I like Pete & Elliot, just because they KEPT his movie promotion in the parade since the 70’s, regardless of how the movie aged, which made the parade feel as classic 70’s-Disney old-school as when WDW first opened. Parents get to show their kids what they remembered from their first parade. 🙂
    Also has more character interaction with the crowd, which we get a little of with Cinderella and Alice, but not quite as much.

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