Disney Parks Holiday Special to Be Recorded at Walt Disney World November 7th-10th

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
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Segments for this year’s Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade on ABC, and other Disney Parks holiday specials to air on ABC and Disney Channel, will be taped at Walt Disney World from November 7th-10th. In keeping with recent tradition, while musical performances will be recorded at Walt Disney World, the parade itself will be taped at the Disneyland Resort. Recording dates for the parade are not currently known to the public.

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

Cast members, crew members, and Imagineers will be able to enjoy the performances as the audience for these segments. While these segments may be recorded outside of park operating hours, when they are recorded while the park is open, guests are welcome to watch filming for these segments as space allows.

As of the writing of this article, the filming schedule or the specific performers is not yet publicly known. The specials are expected to air on ABC and Disney Channel in November and December. The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade is expected to air on Christmas morning, December 25th, on ABC.

Keep reading WDWNT as this story develops.


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The parades are no where near as special as in the past. They meant so much more when they were telecasted live.

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Randy Wilson

sweet, wil be there opening night for CHristmas Party, maybe they’ll need some family extras =)


the holiday parade is so scripted to look live. The crowds are required to cheer for the whole time the camera is on them and then so much more is added in post production. In an attempt to make it look like fun, it looks unreal.