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Happiness is Here Parade at Disneyland Montréal Park. Conceived by VP of Parades and Spectaculars, Steve Davison, the parade celebrates songs from Disney films. It had replace Dreaming Fantastical!, The parade includes Disney characters throughout the years. This parade also had a new soundtrack, which was previously used for Happiness is Here Parade at Tokyo Disneyland. It includes seven major floats and various tweener units, some focused on Disney toys, others simply featuring whimsical designs relating to music.

The parade reuses two floats and themes from Disney California Adventure and Disneyland's former daytime parade, Pixar Play Parade, which ran until early 2018, at which point it was replaced by Mickey's Soundsational Parade and the Opening Float was a retheme of the Monsters, Inc/University Unit.

The resort's 10th anniversary promotion, titled "The Happiness Year", ran from June, 16, 2035, through May 20, 2036. the parade would stop for show mode four times during its course, once in part A and once in part B at every section of the parade route. The average number of show mode stops for a Disneyland Montréal parade is three. In the show mode a specially arranged version of the song 10 Years of Magic (10th Anniversary Song) at Disneyland Paris, would play and guests would be asked to clap their hands and dance along in celebration. Since May 21, 2036, the parade has carried out without stopping for a show mode and removed the "10" from the final float.

Parade Unit[]

  • Opening: Goofy leads the way on a pink, stylized horses. a large drum driven by Roger Rabbit and Baby Herman sits on the back of the float. This float is a retheme of the Monsters, Inc/University unit from Pixar Play Parade, Bumble Boogie leads a magical train over a piano, with Tin Soldier and Ballerina as passengers as well as a Alec Azam from Pixar short Presto. is inspired by the Opening Float in Happiness is Here Parade at Tokyo Disneyland from 2013 to 2018. Other characters featured in this unit include The Three Little Pigs, Big Bad Wolf, characters from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Dumbo and Alice in Wonderland.
  • Oliver & Company Unit: Based on the 1988 animated film. Jenny plucks an oversized violin with her brother Oliver by her side, while Dodger features on the back. A purple player piano is the major feature of this float.
  • Joy of Friendship Unit: Remy and Emile from Ratatouille lead this unit aboard pastel-colored rat. They are followed by puppet versions of Anger, Fear and Disgust from Disney and Pixar film Inside Out. Perched atop colorful Memory Orbs, Joy and Sadness take flight aboard the Rocket Wagon, with Bing Bong sitting on the back on the next float. This float was recycled from Disneyland's former daytime parade, Pixar Play Parade, The Toy Story pals conclude the unit aboard their own float; seemingly pulled by Hamm, features Rex, Bunny and Ducky standing atop a large Pixar Ball, with Buzz Lightyear atop the float in a rocket, along with Woody and Jessie on a motorized teeter-totter from spring-action shooters. Slinky Dog's front portion stands on the back of the float, while his back portion walks along the route This float was recycled from Disney California Adventure's former daytime parade, Pixar Play Parade.
  • Sea Unit: Based on the 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid. Prince Eric's horse, which precedes the unit, is designed to look like a stylized seahorses. He is followed by a number of fish and shell. Princess Ariel and their pages are carried by Sebastian and Flounder. They are followed by a small band of Under the Sea dancers.
  • Beauty Unit: Presenting the Disney Princesses and Frozen. Rapunzel from Tangled appears first on Maximus with a pink mane. She is followed by The Ugly Duckling and a few pink flower dancers. Cinderella from Cinderella, Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty and Belle from Beauty and the Beast follow on an ornately-decorated swan; this is attached to the ice palace float, which features Anna, Elsa, Olaf and two fair friends. More snowfairies and Snowgies round out the unit. is inspired by the Beauty Float in Happiness is Here Parade at Tokyo Disneyland from 2013 to 2018.
  • Mysterious Unit: Based on the 1953 animated film Peter Pan. In the vein of the previous horse and seahorses floats, Wendy rides the dog version of her film's curious Nana. The Peter Pan and a number of Neverland guests follow her; the pushes a small float featuring paper-cutout versions of Tinker Bell. The Lost Boys leads a procession of various unique characters, including an enormous float version of the Tick-Tock the Crocodile, her playing pirate subjects, Captain Hook and Mr. Smee.
  • Dream Unit: Based on the 1977 and 2011 animated films The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit kicks off the unit aboard a pink and yellow Woozles. A large bandleader Heffalumps leads a small procession of honeybee dancers. Tigger and Winnie the Pooh ride atop honey jars overflowing with Pooh's favorite snack, while stationary versions of Piglet and Eeyore float beneath them. is inspired by the Dream Float in Happiness is Here Parade at Tokyo Disneyland from 2013 to 2018.
  • Finale: The parade culminates in a tribute to Disney's classic characters and the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins. Mary Poppins and Bert lead the final unit on identical horses to those they ride in Disneyland's Mickey's Soundsational Parade, which are in the same design as the horses used throughout this parade. A few penguins follow them. Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Chip 'n' Dale ride the next float, which is an enormous vista featuring a carousel, canopies and an oversized doll version of Minnie Mouse on the back. A squad of chimney sweeps lead the way for the final float, which features Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse aboard a giant hot air balloon made out of Mickey Mouse balloons. The balloon is held up by an oversized doll of Goofy, and similar giant dolls of Mickey and Donald wave goodbye to the guests. is inspired by the Finale Float in Happiness is Here Parade at Tokyo Disneyland from 2013 to 2018. This is followed by the Montreal Canadiens Sponsor Float.

Show facts[]

Main Chorus Lyrics[]

Joy out of the blue
Smiles, inside of you (inside of you)
Like a child again
With Mickey and friends
Jump, shout
And let it all out

Sparkles in your eyes (in your eyes)
I suddenly feel alive (feel alive)
The magics of happiness
Is here

Woah - oh oh
Come on, let's go (let's go)
Woah - oh oh
Happiness is here

See also[]


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