Disney Stars and Motor Cars Parade

This show is permanently closed. This page is retained here for historical interest.

More than 60 characters appear in this parade, and each is with a classic car specially customized for the parade and its characters. 15 cars and 3 motorcycles bring through characters from all across the Disney spectrum, and also include Muppets and Star Wars characters. Though the parade was originally introduced for the 100 Years of Magic celebration, it has continued long after that celebration ended.

General Information - Hide Section

    This show is permanently closed. This page is retained here for historical interest.

  • Location: The parade route runs from the gate near Star Tours, over to Hollywood Boulevard, and then down Hollywood Boulevard and exiting before the park gates.
  • Date Opened: 10/1/2001
  • Date Closed: March 9, 2008
  • Capacity: Thousands of people can watch along the parade route.
  • # of Shows: Once per day
  • Characters: Yes
  • Photos and Autographs: No
Time Commitment Information - Hide Section
  • Wait Times: Front row seats along the parade route will start to fill up about 30 minutes before the parade, but clear views are available right up until show time.
  • Length of Show: 25 minutes
  • FastPass: No
  • Queue Description: None
Access Information - Hide Section
  • Health Restriction: None
  • Ride Access: Most places along the parade route are wheelchair and ECV accessible. Speak to cast members about designated areas for wheelchairs and ECVs.
  • Wheelchair Transfer: Wheelchair and ECV users will need to transfer into the trams for the tour. This will require stepping up into the vehicle and then reversing to exit.
  • Service Animals: Yes
  • Audio: Sign language interpretation is offered for the parade on Sundays and Wednesdays. Please wait on the steps in front of the ABC TV Theater.
  • Weight and Size Issues: Should be none
Parenting Information - Hide Section
  • Height Restriction:
  • Child Swap:
  • Other Issues:
History and Trivia - Hide Section
  • At this location: The Disney Stars and Motor Cars Parade is the latest in a long line of parades to go down Hollywood Boulevard. Other include Dinosaurs Live, Aladdin's Royal Caravan, Hercules Victory Parade, Toy Story Parade, and a Mulan Parade. The current parade is the first that hasn't focused on a single animated feature.
  • The Attraction's History: The parade remains essentially unchanged, though new cars have been added to the show over the years, including the Monsters, Inc., Lilo & Stitch, and Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers cars.
  • Other Trivia:
    • The cars: The 15 cars in the parade, in order, are:
      • Toy Story: Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Bo Peep, Jessie, Mr. Potato Head, and Green Army Men.
      • Mary Poppins: Mary Poppins, Bert, dancing penguins.
      • The Muppets: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Sweetums.
      • Star Wars: Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, R2D2, Darth Vader.
      • Power Rangers: Five different sets of Power Rangers are represented.
      • Mulan: Mulan, Mushu.
      • Aladdin: Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie.
      • Hercules: Hercules, Phil, Pain, and Panic.
      • Villains: Hades, Cruela DeVil, Jafar, Wicked Queen, Frollo.
      • Atlantis: Milo Thatch, Kida.
      • The Little Mermaid: Ariel, Sebastian.
      • Playhouse Disney: Bear, Stanley, Treelo, P and J Otter.
      • Snow White: Snow White, Dopey.
      • Grand Marshall: A selection of park guests selected for the parade.
      • Finale: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, Goofy, Alic, White Rabbit, Pinocchio, Geppetto.

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