Will the Magic Kingdom See the Return of the Main Street Electrical Parade?

Please note: some posts may contain affiliate links which means our team could earn money if you purchase products from our site

Will the Magic Kingdom See the Return of the Main Street Electrical Parade?

We previously were all but certain that the Paint the Night nighttime parade, most recently at Disneyland, was packed up and ready to be shipped off to another Disney Park. The Main Street Electrical Parade has been running at Disneyland Park since January after leaving a hole in the Magic Kingdom’s nighttime parade schedule. With all this information it seemed like the most logical place for Paint the Night to go to was the Magic Kingdom.

Well, we will admit it. We were wrong. While it was announced at the D23 Expo that Paint the Night is indeed going to another Disney Park, it’s just going across the Esplanade at Disneyland to California Adventure. Lots of people didn’t think it was going to be coming to Disney World anyway due to the size of the floats not being able to fit the streets of any of the Disney World Parks. While the Pixar Play Parade is coming back to Disneyland Park, the Main Street Electrical Parade is scheduled to end it’s run there next month. (It was actually scheduled to end in June but was extended to August.)

Now the question is, what happens to the Main Street Electrical Parade? The folks over at The Kingdom Insider give us three theories:

  1. Disney retires the parade completely.
  2. Disney ships the parade off on a “world tour” of the other Disney Parks around the globe.
  3. The parade is sent back to the Magic Kingdom.

Rumors have been circulating that Disney is working on a next-gen replacement for the parade ever since it left the Magic Kingdom last Fall. However, the debut of a brand new parade does not appear to be happening anytime soon. We can only hope that the Main Street Electrical Parade will be sent back to the Magic Kingdom so we can have our nighttime parade back to hold us over until a new one is released in the future!

Let us know what you think will happen to this iconic parade.

Let’s start planning your visit to Disney World, Disneyland, or any other Disney Destination!  CLICK HERE or send an email for a FREE, no obligation quote with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.

Will the Magic Kingdom See the Return of the Main Street Electrical Parade?

Click here for your FREE no obligation quote!

As an agent with MickeyTravels, I’ll be on hand to help you with everything from finding your perfect package to nabbing those hard-to-get dining and FastPass reservations. I work with all Disney Destinations. Best of all, my services are absolutely FREE. Get in touch at 1.954.401.9577, via email at MickeyTravelsHolly@gmail.com, or follow along on Facebook.

Let our friends at Destinations to Travel help you plan your next Disney Vacation! Just fill out the form below and someone will be in touch! Remember their services are 100% Free!

MM slash DD slash YYYY
MM slash DD slash YYYY

Written by:

This account is for Past Writers and Friends who love Disney and want to share that love with you.
View All Posts
Follow Me :