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Old 02-22-2004, 03:54 PM   #1
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Surprise Parade from 1990\'s do you remember

Hello, I am organizing some older photo's and came across some pictures of a Magic Kingdom Parade with Roger Rabbit in one of the front floats with a big "surprise" theme. All the characters were wearing masks. And the parade started from behind the Emporium. Does anyone remember when this parade was, and the "theme" for Disney at the time?

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I remember seeing the Roger Rabbit float when I was there in June 92. Don't remember much of anything else about the theme. Don't have any pics taht would help either.
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The Surprise Celebration Parade at the Magic Kingdom debuted in 1991 for Disney World's twentieth anniversary. It was designed a masquerade party with floats made of giant inflatable balloons of characters, such as Mickey, Roger Rabbit, and the Genie. Each float would stop, a countdown would occur, and at zero, a "surprise" would happen on each float for guests to experience. It also featured one of the long lost characters of Disney World, Jose Carioca . It was replaced by the Mickey Mania parade in 1994.



If you've never seen it before, watch old Full House episodes for the WDW episode, it's featured in it.

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I just checked the WDW related tv shows and the WDW/Full House episodes are airing on March 5th on ABC Family channel! WOW! Great timing!
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Pixs!

This is one of my most vivid memories of being a teen at disney. We were there in the early 90's and this was such a cool parade. The characters and such in masks.
We have several pictures in our family album. I just scanned one in for everyone's viewing pleasure. (brings back memories, i tell ya!) We also have ones with characters in masks on stilts....

I've got to watch that episode of full house...such a great period for disney...beauty & the beast, aladdin...

I even pulled out pics of 20k under the sea...how i miss that ride! *sniff*
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anyone know how to make the pics NOT as an attachment button? I'm new to the whole posting pictures thing.
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Otherwise, you can click on the attachment button and look at the parade picture!
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I just checked the WDW related tv shows and the WDW/Full House episodes are airing on March 5th on ABC Family channel! WOW! Great timing!

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Cool! I love that episode! I also love the Rosanne episode when they go to WDW and you see Dan running and hear When You Wish Upon a Star. Too funny!

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