Taping of ABC Holiday Specials This Week Result In Magic Kingdom Cancellations and Schedule Changes

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Visitors to Walt Disney World over the next few days will notice some disruptions to park schedules, particularly at the Magic Kingdom to allow for the ABC TV Holiday Specials to be filmed.

Here’s a list of the changes that we know of so far:

Wednesday,  November 9th: 

  • The performances taking place on Cinderella’s Castle forecourt stage will be cancelled including Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire, Princess Elena Royal Welcome, A Frozen Holiday Wish and Once Upon a Time.
  • The Main Street Trolley Show and the Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party will also be suspended for the day.
  • The Festival of Fantasy Parade will take place however it will be moved from 3pm to 5pm and the Flag Retreat will be moved to 4:30pm.

Thursday,  November 10th: 

  • Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire and Princess Elena’s Royal Welcome will be cancelled.
  • The Main Street Trolley Show and Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! will not be having performances.
  • Festival of Fantasy Parade will move from 3pm to 5pm and the Flag Retreat will be moved to 4:30pm.

Friday, November 11th: 

  • Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire and Princess Elena’s Royal Welcome will be cancelled.
  • The Main Street Trolley Show and Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! will not be having performances.
  • Festival of Fantasy Parade will move from 3pm to 5pm and the Flag Retreat will be moved to 4:30pm.

Saturday, November 12th: 

  • The performances taking place on Cinderella’s Castle forecourt stage will be cancelled including Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire, Princess Elena Royal Welcome, A Frozen Holiday Wish and Once Upon a Time.
  • The Main Street Trolley Show and the Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party will also be suspended for the day.
  • The Festival of Fantasy Parade will take place however it will be moved from 3pm to 5pm and the Flag Retreat will be moved to 4:30pm

As always, changes to the above schedules can occur so guests to the Magic Kingdom are advised to consult the Times Guide for the latest update.

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