• On Aug 13, 2018
    Holly from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    How does Disney choose people to be a parade grand marshal?

    Hi Holly! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    It looks like you are just days away from enjoying some time at the Walt Disney World Resort. I know you must be SO excited!

    A dream of many Disney fans is to be chosen as the Grand Marshal for the daily parade. The Guests that are chosen are completely random and there really isn't any specific thing to do or say to get chosen, but I do know that these Guests are typically chosen in the morning, on or near Main Street, U.S.A. and are usually unsuspecting of the surprise! My advice is to put on your happy face and enjoy the time with your friends and family as you enter the theme park. As the transformation begins to happen from summer to fall in Magic Kingdom Park, there should be lots of great photo opportunities, so have your camera ready as you make your way to Main Street, U.S.A. Maybe some pixie dust will come your way and you'll be chosen as the Grand Marshal! Even if you don't get chosen, you will still have a very magical time!

    Enjoy your visit, Holly! Please let us know if you have any other questions.

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Meet the Panelist: Tabitha, Tennessee

Hello all! I'm a happily married, proud mom to two young children, and I love to plan trips to Walt Disney World Resort. One of my favorite things about taking a Disney Parks vacation is that there is always something new and wonderful to discover, no matter if this is your first trip or if you visit multiple times per year. I'm excited to help you plan your next adventure!
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