Festival of Fantasy Parade moves to new time slot from August

May 23, 2017 in "Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade"

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017 7:54am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

What time is the 3pm parade? One of the classic most-often quoted questions that Cast Members love to hear from guests.

From August 20 2017, the answer won't be quite so obvious. According to the latest operating hours update, Festival of Fantasy Parade will move to a 2pm start time.

The 2pm start time appears through the published operating hours to the end of the year.

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Prince-1Jan 04, 2018

The parade is starting in 10 minutes.

peter11435Jan 04, 2018

The parade often starts 10-15 minutes early during periods of peak demand or when there is impeding weather. This is not published.

DisneyInsider101Jan 04, 2018

Due to high winds and cold weather it may sometimes start earlier due to a lot of people waiting already in the cold weather.

disney4life2008Jan 04, 2018

But i have found that the parade starts at 245pm even prior to the change.

MrConbonJan 01, 2018

And where did you get this info?

smileJan 01, 2018

and what a happy coincidence that is... suppose it's only a matter of time before they figure how to cram everyone there for fireworks shows even though they can be seen from anywhere inside the park. ;)

Walt dJan 01, 2018

Well disney fans” it turns out that bob igor. Is mad about the paride. That is that there is one. He wants every one to be buying more merchandise. Watching a paride. There is no one shoping. Spending there money, the new paride time is never enjoy.

Cmdr_CrimsonDec 31, 2017

Only in Central time zone's it is...;)

JoeCamelDec 31, 2017

So, would that be when the 2 o'clock parade is?

IanDLBZFDec 31, 2017

REMINDER - Festival of Fantasy moves back to its original 3 PM time slot effective tomorrow.

MinnieWafflesMay 31, 2017

I saw THREE stage performances, three parades and two fireworks shows on my last visit. Writing strongly worded letter to Disney now requesting my money back. ;)

monothingieMay 31, 2017

Why let the facts obscure your usual nonsense. Your entire statement is blatantly wrong. Instead of just admitting it you burry yourself deeper.

21stampsMay 31, 2017

I'm not wrong. You can look up all of the calanders that you wish. I can tell you that the park days I was there in Nov/Dec 2016 were shorter than the days when I was there in September 2015. I don't need to google it.. I have plenty of my own photos and my own memory to go by. I can also tell you that the park on a party day was less crowded than a non party day. You can argue that to though if you wish. I'm sorry that this 1 hour change has a great impact on you. Luckily, it doesn't mess with my schedule too much.

monothingieMay 31, 2017

Please stop the double talk. It would be a lot easier just to admit you were wrong.