Which theme park has the best Christmas parade?

November 23, 2018, 12:45 AM · Okay, Thanksgiving's over, so even the the strictest curmudgeons among us now can admit that the Christmas season has begun. So let's celebrate with this flimsiest of excuses to watch a bunch of holiday parades!

Today, we are asking you to pick your favorite of the theme park Christmas parades. While many parks run Christmas and holiday-themed events, not that many run parades as part of their festival line-ups. So we have four candidates for you today: Two from Disney, one from Universal, and one from Dollywood.

The Magic Kingdom's parade is running as part of the hard-ticket Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, though "regular" park guests will get to see it during Christmas week. The others run as part of the park's normal operations during the season. Take a look, then give us your vote.

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

Universal's Holiday Parade Featuring Macy's
Universal Studios Florida

A Christmas Fantasy
Disneyland

Parade of Many Colors
Dollywood

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November 23, 2018 at 6:56 AM

I actually found the reboot that started last year w/ Universal's holiday parade to be slower and less exciting than the previous version. Haven't seen it this year to if any changes have been made.

November 26, 2018 at 6:33 PM

Nothing can beat marching toy soldiers and dancing reindeer. Love it!

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