Time FrameAfter August 20, 2017
Rumor StatusBlue Sky
The Main Street Electrical Parade is expected to end its run at Disneyland on August 20, 2017. It is expected that the parade will ultimately return to the Magic Kingdom.
Following the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade, there are also rumors that a version of Paint the Night may also be created for the Magic Kingdom as well.
July 5, 2017: In a series of tweets (Tweet 1, Tweet 2, Tweet 3, Tweet 4) @JimHillMedia clarified that the Main Street Electrical Parade would return to Walt Disney World "One Final Time" before Disney opens a Paint the Night inspired Parade at the Magic Kingdom for the 50th Anniversary.
July 5, 2017: On the July premium episode of the Unofficial Guide's Disney Dish podcast, Jim Hill discusses that a version of Paint the Night could eventually be coming to the Magic Kingdom and the Main Street Electrical Parade is likely to return after it's run in Disneyland.