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Time changes coming soon for parade at the Magic Kingdom

Time changes coming soon for parade at the Magic Kingdom
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The Magic Kingdom will be updating their times for a major parade soon. See if this changes your plans at all.

Time Changes

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Fall is officially here! With school back in session and summer crowds away, we are beginning to see a shift in times at Disney. Due to crowd levels and other factors, park hours change and many showtimes are updated. Take a look at park hours for fall right HERE.

We have also seen updated park hours and showtimes for Harmonious at EPCOT this week. Disney’s Animal Kingdom has also seen a change as they look forward to bringing back one of their nighttime shows.

Festival of Fantasy Parade

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Festival of Fantasy returned in early March. The parade is an enchanting tribute to the tales of Fantasyland. See your favorite characters from movies like Tangled, Peter Pan, and The Little Mermaid.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse appear in the parade as well as fan-favorite Maleficent (in dragon form). There are so many beloved characters to spot in this fun show. We did see a few changes after its return, which you can read about in this post HERE.

At the current time, the parade is held at Magic Kingdom twice a day at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Updated Parade Times

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Soon, we will see a change in the parade times. Beginning October 9th, Festival of Fantasy will shift towards being seen only once a day at 3:00 p.m.

Beginning October 9, 2022, Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy parade will only be seen once during the day at 3:00 p.m.

Keep in mind parade times can change. Remember to follow Character Locator and the blog for any news or updates relating to showtimes for the parade!

Do you like the Festival of Fantasy parade? Are you disappointed to see that it will only be seen once a day soon? Do you like having it shown multiple times during the day or is once enough? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page.

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  1. This actually used to be the case with the parade. They used to do it once but ran it twice to keep people apart with the pandemic so it’s actually going back to normal.

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