Sundays on Parade

Welcome to #SundaysOnParade!

If you’ve been with us since the beginning, welcome back and if this is your first Parade Trip with us then I hope you have a blast and join us again next week. 😀 If you have memories from seeing any of these parades in person, please feel free to share the memories with us. And as always, if you know someone who would enjoy these posts because they love parades, Disney, time travel or history please share with them.

Last week we traveled to Disneyland in 1984/1985 for the American Gazette parade. This week we tour the Magic Kingdom from 1986 to 1987 during their 15 Years of Magic celebration.

Leading off the daily parade was the guest of the day, who was randomly selected to win a new red Chevrolet Cavalier convertible (a giveaway that was done daily throughout the park’s 15-year celebration). Chip and Dale followed as the lead singers on a rock-and-roll themed float, while Pluto, Big Bad Wolf, Tigger and Br’er Bear served as the backup band. Eight roller-skaters circled the parade float as it rocked down the parade route. Next up was Donald Duck, who was the center of attention on a party themed float decorated with streamers and full of gift boxes. One float that was not-to-be-missed was the birthday cake float. On it, Country Bears Wendell, Shaker and Liver Lips are having quite a time trying to get the cake baked. The finale parade float was a crystal version of Cinderella Castle, with Goofy waving from the top.

Life long Disney lover, aspiring Interior Designer and future Disney Imagineer.

KaitLynne aspires to design hotels, theme parks and cruise ships for Disney. She recently moved from New Hampshire to be closer to Disney and to get away from the New England weather. KaitLynne also enjoys animals, music, books and Disney history.