MAGIC HAPPENS parade confirmed for February 28 debut at Disneyland, new concept art released
The new MAGIC HAPPENS parade that was announced at D23 Expo this year will be making its Disneyland debut on February 28, 2020! To celebrate the announcement, Disney teased two more of the upcoming floats in the parade featuring Maui from MOANA and FROZEN!
The first new float revealed today is shown above and features Walt Disney Animation Studios’ record-breaking hit “Frozen 2,” Anna and Elsa explore the mysteries of an enchanted forest protected by Nokk, the mystical water spirit, as their friends Kristoff, Sven and Olaf tag along.
Joining Moana on her journey is legendary demigod, Maui, making his Disneyland Resort debut on his own magical island, along with Moana’s adorable pet pig, Pua.
Singer-songwriter Todrick Hall collaborated with Disney create a high-energy song that interweaves with classic Disney tunes in a fun contemporary style. The parade will be lead by Mickey and his friends and will continue on with several other previously announced floats including…
On her voyager canoe, Moana journeys forth on the crest of a towering wave, inspired by beautiful koa wood carvings and inset with dazzling, animated glimpses into the magic the ocean holds.
Miguel appears in person for the first time, celebrating the magic that happens when he strums the guitar of Ernesto de la Cruz in the Disney and Pixar film, “Coco.” This spectacular float bridges the Land of the Living and the Land of the Dead with vibrant marigolds, and fantastical alebrije spirit animals join the procession, along with Miguel’s dog Danté.
The regal grand finale of “Magic Happens” celebrates magical moments from several classic Disney stories, including the happily-ever-after scene from “Sleeping Beauty” with a trio of fairies and Princess Aurora’s gown shimmering between hues of pink and blue.
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MAGIC HAPPENS parade debuts at Disneyland on February 28, 2020.