Disney on Parade: 100 Years of Magic was a parade at Tokyo Disneyland. The parade the 100th anniversary of . This ran from April 15, 2000 to January 21, 2003. Originally there was no sponsor, but from April 12, 2002 NTT docomo provided it. After the performance in Tokyo, 5 of the floats (The First 4 and Alice in Wonderland) have been diverted to "Disney on parade" which was held in Hong Kong Disneyland from 2005 to 2010 as Disney on Parade.
The parade held in celebrated of the 100th anniversary of Walt Disney himself, which was be on December 5, 2001. The history of Disney movies, starting with Mickey Mouse's animation production, was reconsidered in three periods, matching the flow of American entertainment. The total length was 700m, the initial stage was composed of 14 floats.
Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland was originally scheduled to receive Disneyland's long-running Parade of the Stars, which was debuted for its 45th anniversary celebration in 2000 and was replaced with Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams in 2005. However, officials decided on a different parade for the new park at last.
In September 2010, Hong Kong Disneyland will be celebrating its 5th anniversary. It is confirmed that Disney On Parade would be replaced by Flights of Fantasy Parade on January 21, 2011. In June 2010, Steve Davison, the creator of World of Color in Disney California Adventure, mentions that he is currently working on a parade for Hong Kong Disneyland's 5th anniversary.
'Let It Snow' Christmas Parade
During the Christmas season, Disney On Parade became 'Let It Snow' Christmas Parade. The parade itself was a modified edition with Christmas additions, decorations and replacements. It first ran from November 23, 2007 through January 6, 2008 as part of the A Sparkling Christmas Holiday event. Since then, the parade has been running in each Christmas event until January 2, 2011.
Logo Float: There is a float with a sun on it and on the float it says "Disney on Parade" and on the bottom it says "100 Years of Magic" there is a mickey head on the top of the float. Dancers with ribbons precede the float.
The Band Concert: Based on the 1935 animated cartoon. A band leads a 8 meter high balloon of Mickey, his hand with the wand moves.
The Good Old Days
Animation Book:Chip and Dale are on a art and design float with paint and a flip book of Mickey Mouse.