Monday, February 10, 2014

Disney Facts: The new Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade by the numbers

The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade steps off at the Magic Kingdom at Disney World. More than 100 performers will be marching down Main Street, U.S.A. with new floats and new songs.

Here is a look at the parade, by the numbers:

148: Yards of horsehair in four colors used for the wig designed for the Cha Cha Girl float.

100: Cast members in the show.

95: Gold lame dots cut out and sewn on Minnie Mouse’s Dress and Hat.

53: Feet from snout to tail is the Steampunk-inspired Maleficent Dragon.

50: Feet in length is The Princess Garden float.

40: Characters presented in animated or sculptural form.

32: Feet high is Mickey's Airship, the tallest float in the parade.

30: Yards of fabric needed to make one Seashell Girl costume, which includes 12 different colors of Nitex Mesh.

28: Feet above the parade route its the The Jolly Roger ship atop the Peter Pan float.

27: Different costume design fabrics designed by Mirena Rada in collaboration with Creative Costuming Graphic Artist Paul Jordan.

16: Hours in an oven it took to create each piece of coral for the Little Mermaid float.

10: Different costume houses used to created the elaborate costumes.

Source: Walt Disney Company

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