June 18, 1983 – The Flights of Fantasy Parade begins in Disneyland
On June 18, 1983, the Flights of Fantasy Parade debuted in Disneyland. The parade was a daytime and nighttime parade, and replaced the Main Street Electrical Parade during its run. The parade was created to help usher in the changes with the newly expanded Fantasyland area within the park, and featured several floats with inflatable characters from such Disney classics as Winnie the Pooh, Sleeping Beauty, and Fantasia. The parade finished its run in the park on September 10, 1983.