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Learn what it's like to work on the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Disney

The Festival of Fantasy Parade comes to life at Walt Disney World later this year, and the project was massive in scope. With seven major floats, each accompanied by troops of costumed performers, it was a huge undertaking to come up with the concepts, choose the best ones, and bring them to life.

If you'd like to know more about what it's like to work on something like a brand new parade, click the video accompanying this article. You'll hear from Larry Apel, Creative Costuming Area Manager, and costumer Glen Howard. The duo talks about the planning process and how the parade meshes classics with a decided modern influence. You'll also hear about some fun details to watch for closely because you might otherwise miss them.

If you'd like to hear more about the costumes, jump to this article to hear from Kris Bunnell. Jansen DuPuis talks about the details and planning in this article.

The parade is new for 2014 and will run daily at the Magic Kingdom.

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