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Shows & Parades

Walt Disney World: Did there used to be more?

From Ben Reeves
Posted May 23, 2012 at 10:52 AM
My dad was chatting to me on the way to work this morning about the shows and parades (seeing as we're visiting Orlando again this year, like always we're both getting a little excited). Anyway basically, we were talking about the way the parks were back in the 90s, he was saying he remembered when he first visited there were shows everywhere, what's happened? Obviously i'd imagine it's cutbacks on cost, but is it just myself and my dad that misses them?

Also isn't it about time they changed the magic kingdom show and parade as it seems to be the same one still since I first revisited WDW 4 years ago now?

Just wondered what everyone's thoughts were on the subject?

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From Matt R
Posted May 23, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Your Dad seems to remember when the old "disney afternoon" area was there (there was an extra show for that area), or even the disco-floor in Tomorrowland...

And they changed them since I was at DW (in '04), there was a different parade back then. I think when I went to DL in '08 the castle show was the same though.


From Ben Reeves
Posted May 23, 2012 at 10:57 PM
That's exactly right Matt, didn't there used to be more in other parks too? Also even my dad was saying he's sure the day time parades changed more regularly, although personally I think they're probably waiting for a finish on fantasyland. I love driving to work with my dad and having themepark conversations all the way ha

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