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Disney World Parades & Fireworks for Kids & Toddlers

First Time Character Experience

Your child's favourite characters are waiting to make their dreams come true at Walt Disney World. So bring your camera, or with Memory Maker you can be sure to capture the big moment as you watch them get their first Disney character hug.

Please note, shows, parades and other experiences are temporarily suspended.

5 Show-stopping family experiences at Walt Disney World

Mickey Mouse in a float, waving during the parade in Magic Kingdom

Disney Parade: Festival of Fantasy

If you catch one parade at Walt Disney World make it Magic Kingdom's Festival of Fantasy Parade. From Ariel to Anna & Elsa, and of course Mickey & Minnie, this wondrous spectacle is a great way for little ones to spot all their favourites in one place.

Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade runs every afternoon at 3pm and there's plenty of space for families with buggies and little ones!


Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World fireworks displays are some of the most spectacular in the world and a must-see during your stay. Little ones will love the fireworks spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of the Earth at Epcot and the new Happily Ever After fireworks show at Magic Kingdom Park. There are also special seasonal fireworks during Christmas and Halloween at Walt Disney World Resort!

Each show features over 5000 fireworks!

Spectacular fireworks display at Magic Kingdom


Disney Entertainment and Live Shows for Little Ones

Live shows at Walt Disney World are incredible, featuring plenty of singing and dancing fun for all the family. From Disney Junior - Live On Stage! to the Festival of the Lion King, shows are the perfect opportunity for families to sit down, relax and enjoy some world-class live entertainment in comfortable, air-conditioned rooms.

Shows last 45 mins or less and run throughout the day - make sure to check showtimes when planning!


Top Five Character Experiences for Little Ones

Familiar faces are easy to spot across the parks - whether you want to meet Anna & Elsa at Royal Sommerhus, Mickey Mouse in Town Square Theatre or even Kylo Ren at Star Wars Launch Bay! View the pin to see a few of our favourites that younger guests can look out for at Walt Disney World.

You can book your character experiences in advance and add the time in your My Disney Experience app!


Disney Seasonal Events: Halloween and Christmas

Being with your kids for a Disney Christmas or a Disney Halloween is a truly unforgettable experience. From amazing fireworks at Happy Hallo-wishes to the sparkling and festive Disney Parade at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Walt Disney World is a magical place to visit with little ones - in any season!

Find out more about Christmas or Halloween at Walt Disney World, including dates and ticket prices