is a regularly scheduled night-time parade, created by Ron Logan, that performs nightly at Disneyland Park
during its Summer and Winter Seasons. It features floats
and live performers covered in thousands of electronically controlled lights and a synchronized soundtrack controlled by a Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling
(DTMF) tone broadcast along the parade route. The parade was originally created for Tokyo Disneyland
where it ran for six years from 1995 - 2001. An updated version of the Main Street Electrical Parade
replaced Fantillusion at Tokyo Disneyland known as the DreamLights
Background and History
existed long before it premiered at Disneyland Paris. When Disney's Fantillusion!
premiered at Tokyo Disneyland on July 21, 1995, it was not just a new light parade, it was a magical masterpiece of light
, special effects
and Disney characters that created an experience that took Disney parades to a new level.
Created specifically for Tokyo Disneyland, Fantillusion!
was developed by the team behind Fantasmic!
, the show performed at Disneyland
and Disney's Hollywood Studios
, with the aim of condensing the story of Fantasmic!
and putting it into a parade
format. In fact, the parade's score was orchestrated by Bruce Healey, the same composer behind Fantasmic!'
s theme and the Music Director at Disneyland
The storyline of the parade is loosely based on the elements of Fantasmic!
. The 31 floats were split in three acts.... Read More