Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The 3 p.m. Magic Kingdom parade at Disney World is moving its start time

The 3 p.m. Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom in Disney World will start at 2 p.m. for the next four months.

The change will go into effect Aug. 20, 2017. It will return to the 3 p.m. slot on Jan. 7, 2018, according to the official Disney World website. There is a period of two-weeks, Christmas week and New Year's week where there are not times listed.

Prince Charming fights the dragon
© Mary Liebman

Those  who have booked parade dining packages and have overlapping times with the parade will be contacted and helped to adjust their dining time. 

The time change coincides with the start and end of two special night time parties coming up this holiday season -- Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party runs on select nights from Aug. 25 to Nov. 1. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party runs on select nights from Nov. 8 to Dec. 22. 

During those nights park closes to other guests at 7 p.m. The parties run from 7 p.m. to midnight.

The parade kicks off in Frontierland and ends at the entrance near the train stration.

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