January 11, 1990 – The Party Gras Parade Begins in Disneyland
“Fun and excitement soar to new heights with the biggest, most spectacular parade we’ve ever dreamed up, Party Gras!”
On January 11, 1990, the Party Gras Parade began its run through Disneyland’s Magic Kingdom. It was a celebration of Disneyland’s 35th anniversary, and included floats of Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Pluto, and Roger Rabbit with giant balloons of the characters. The parade lasted until November 18, 1990, and was also featured in the Sing Along Songs video Disneyland Fun. A version of this parade was created for the Tokyo Disneyland resort, running from 1991 to 1993; another version was created for the Walt Disney World 20th anniversary celebration, called the 20th Anniversary Surprise Celebration Parade.