ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020: Dancers in vibrant, elaborate costumes lead Disney’s “Frozen II” float in the new daytime parade titled “Magic Happens” of more than 90 dancers on Main Street U.S.A. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Anaheim. Disneyland gave the media and Disneyland guests a sneak peak of the parade that will begin running for the general public Friday, Feb. 28. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Disneyland’s new Magic Happens parade debuts after two years of planning and rehearsals

Disneyland’s Magic Happens is the first new daytime parade in more than nine years. Getting such a production up and marching is no small feat.

Dancers lead Disney’s “Frozen 2" float in a preview of the new park’s daytime parade, Magic Happens.  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers join Mickey Mouse, dressed as the sorcerer’s apprentice from “Fantasia.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
The Sleeping Beauty float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
The float from Disney’s “Coco.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Disney’s “Moana” rides high on her float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Disneyland guests watch a preview of Magic Happens.
 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Olaf, Anna and Elsa on the “Frozen 2" float.
 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead Maui from “Moana.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead the float from “Coco.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead Miguel from “Coco.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead Maui from “Moana.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead Disney’s “Frozen 2" float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen from “The Princess and the Frog.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dancers lead Disney’s “Frozen 2" float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Pinocchio and Tinker Bell greet Disneyland guests. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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