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Its final day of operation is scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2017.
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The Main Street Electrical Parade (MSEP) made its triumphant return to Disneyland in early 2017 and is their current nightly cavalcade. Its soundtrack—Baroque Hoedown—is a synthesizer-heavy testament to what prog rock might have been with access to modern technology and antidepressants. Disney is known to swap out parades, and may do so at any time. If you’re at Disneyland while MSEP is running, make a special trip to see it.
The parade route will fill up will fill up a couple of hours early for the first showing, so we recommend grabbing a spot for the fireworks, and then immediately taking a spot for the second performance of Main Street Electrical Parade (if there is a second showing). Any spot along the parade route will offer the same experience so you shouldn't worry if you can't see the parade on Main Street.
Once the parade has started, count on gridlock all along the route, especially on Main Street. Due to aggressive crowd control restrictions on the sidewalks, you’re best off entering or exiting the park via the backstage breezeways (if open) or Emporium shops.