SpectroMagic parade

The SpectroMagic parade had been expected to return to Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom at some stage in the future. However, it is now reported that the floats are in such bad condition that the decision has been made to retire it permanently. Meanwhile, Darth Vader has once again hit the streets of Tokyo ahead of the grand opening of Tokyo Disneyland's Star Tours: The Adventures Continue on May 7, 2013.

Disney's Magic Kingdom

Merida, the lead character from Pixar's animated feature Brave, will be "coronated" as an official Disney Princess at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom on May 11, 2013.

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Meanwhile, MiceChat reports that the SpectroMagic parade has been permanently retired due to the deteriorating condition of its floats.

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Guests at Epcot will be able to meet a real Reedy Creek firefighter at Innoventions West on May 7 and 8. The firefighter will give an interacive presentation on fire safety at 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

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Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland has released a second video showing Darth Vader on a tour of Tokyo and Yokohama, ahead of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue's official debut at the park.

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