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General Facts for Disneyland

7/17/1955 opening for Disneyland Park

1313 Harbor Blvd is the address of Disneyland

14.9 million is the Approximate Annual Attendance (2007 estimate)

$63 Adult/$53 Child Ticket Price as 2007

85 acres is the size of Disneyland

8 lands are at

46 ids the number of attractions at Disneyland

16 entertainment and shows are at Disneyland

29 dinning location are at Disneyland

51 shopping locations are t Disneyland

18 attractions were available on opening day back in 1955 at Disneyland

60 adventures and attractions are now at Disneyland

8 different lands, with over 40 attractions are designed to appeal to guests of all ages - the young as well as the young at heart. The 8 lands are: Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, New Orleans Square, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Tomorrowland.

9 attractions offer FastPass in Disneyland park and they are:

◆Autopia

◆Big Thunder Mountain

◆Haunted Mansion (Seasonal)

◆Indiana Jones Adventure

◆It’s a small world (Seasonal)

◆Space Mountain

◆Splash Mountain

◆Roger Rabbit’s Cartoon Spin

◆Buss Lightyear Astro Blaster

5 Attractions offer FastPass in California Adventure Park and they are:

◆The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

◆California Screamin’

◆Mulholland  Madness

◆Soarin’ Over California

◆Grizzly River Run

105 are the number on the Firehouse on Main Street.

10,000 parking spaces make the parking garage at Disney’s California Adventure the 2nd world’s largest parking garage.

3 million plus hamburgers are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

2 million hot dogs are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

2.8 million churros are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

6.5 million orders of french fries are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

1.9 million gallons of soft drinks are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

1.6 million Servings of popcorn are consumed at Disneyland.

149,000 pounds of popcorn are pooped per year at Disneyland

3.2 million Servings of ice cream are also consumed each year at Disneyland

3,500 miles have been walked by the Disneyland Marching Band since opening day at Disneyland in 1955.

131 vehicles in the Haunted Mansion, and has a ride capacity of only 2,618 guests per hour, as its track is shorter than the Haunted Mansion's in Walt Disney World.

147 feet high stands the tallest attraction in Disneyland the Matterhorn Bobsleds.

144 feet is the elevation of New Orleans Square, according to the sign you pass under.

18 people can ride each boat on the Pirate of the Caribbean.

300 Audio-Animatronic representing 100 nations are in It’s a Small World attraction.

5 trains are on the Disneyland Railroad and they are the following:C.K. Holliday, E.P. Ripley, Ernest Marsh, Fred Gurley, and Ward Kimball.

500 employees work the night shift at Disneyland.

135 of the night shift employees are cleaning cast members alone.

1,000 brooms are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

500 dustpans are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

3,000 mops are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

20,000 gallons of paint are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

11,000 gallons of disinfectant are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

26 million hand towels are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

19,000 miles of toilet paper are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

46 days in operation makes Mickey Mouse Club Circus the shortest lived attraction in Disney history, so far

15 attractions have remained in Disneyland since opening day

5 attraction have appeared in the Opera house, more attraction have been in this building then any other.

300 pounds of English Toffee are made everyday on Main Street

15,000 cakes and cookies are baked on Main Street everyday

5 hotels and 2 motels with a total of 87 rooms were available in Anaheim when Disney;and opened in 1955, and there were only 34 restaurants in the city to.

150 hotels and motels with more than 18,000 rooms, and well more than 450 restaurants are now in Anaheim

500 million guests have passed through the gates of Disneyland since Opening Day, July 17, 1955. Over the past 54 years, Disneyland has hosted some of the

20th century’s most prominent dignitaries, including heads of state (counting seven U.S. presidents), sports figures and celebrities.

20,000 Cast Members are employed at Disneyland

500 types of arts, crafts, professions and skills are contributed by Disneyland Cast Members during operation.

20 million gallons of water in the 10 bodies of water found in Disneyland

100,000 light bulbs used, including 11,000 "rim lights" outlining the buildings on Main Street, U.S.A. Disneyland streets are washed and steam-cleaned after closing each day.

800 species of plants from more than 40 nations are represented at the Disneyland Resort making it one of the most extensive and diverse botanical locales in the western U.S. The landscape panorama includes approximately 17,000 trees and 100,000 shrubs.

1 million annuals are planted each year at Disneyland

60,000 drip emitters and sprinkler heads are used to water all the Disneyland gardens and landscape

100 person horticulture staff is needed to maintain the many acres of greenery at Disneyland

1 foot dwarf spruce in Storybook Land to 80-foot high eucalyptus trees is the range in size of trees located at Disneyland

6 times a year the Mickey Mouse flower “portrait” at the Disneyland Main Entrance is planted

30 tons of trash are collected during a busy park day at Disneyland

12 million pounds of trash each year are collected by custodial each year at Disneyland

4.1 million pounds of cardboard are recycled each year at Disneyland

1.3 million pounds of green waste are recycled each year at Disneyland

370,000 pounds of office paper are recycled each year at Disneyland

361,260 pounds of glass bottles are recycled each year at Disneyland

274,280 pounds of plastic bottles are recycled each year at Disneyland

17,240 pounds of aluminum cans are recycled each year at Disneyland

800,000 pieces can be found in the total Disneyland Resort Operational costume inventory

8 to 12 months are needed to produce a new costume from initial design to public view

500,000 yards of material are stocked by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

900 different fabrics are stocked by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

15,000 Cast Members have their costumes maintained, and cleaned by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

300 different costumes are in the Disneyland wardrobe inventory

850 different styles of garment pieces, are issued from 9 Costume Issue locations across the Resort and Hotels at Disneyland

20,000 garments are exchanged weekly for cleaning during the summer months

150,000 individual pieces and 300,000 buttons are replaced each year on the costumes at Disneyland

650 Audio-Animatronics® figures also have their costumes maintained by the Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

3,500 marching miles have been accumulated by the Disneyland marching band

90,000 performances have been conducted by the Disneyland Marching band since opening day in 1955 and draws from a repertoire of more than 400 musical

numbers

1,500 cast members work the overnight or “Third Shift.” At Disneyland

7 attractions need to be filled each night at Disneyland and they are Columbia Sailing ship, Mark Twain River Boat, Tom Sawyer Island Rafts, Jungle Cruise boats, Main Street Vehicles, and Casey Jr Circus train

200 firefighters from fire stations around Southern California work at Disneyland

**Note: Many of the accumulated numbers on this sheet are estimates for the first 50 years of Disneyland, from 1955 through 2005.

9 times a year The Mickey Mouse flower “portrait” at the Disneyland Main Entrance is re-planted

16 million meals are served annually at the Disneyland resort restaurants

650 Audio-Animatronics figures costumes are maintained by Disneyland costuming

150,000 individual pieces are replaced each year by Disneyland Costuming department

300,000 buttons are replaced each year by Disneyland Costuming department.

500,000 yards of material are stocked by The Disneyland Resort Operational Costume Division

900 different fabrics are stocked by The Disneyland Resort Operational Costume Division

18,555,150 cubic feet of Helium have been used to fill the Disneyland Balloons since 1955

91 200 foot long blimps could be filled by all the Helium that has been used to fill all the balloons sold at Disneyland

159 years old is the oldest tree at Disneyland and it is a Mugho Pine that’s only 2-1/2 feet tall

7,500 miles is the total distance the Disneyland parades have covered, that is enough miles to cross the USA more then 2 times

1 million plants are used at the Disneyland resort each year

$2.50 was the cost of the “ticket book” in 1955, which included 8 ride tickets for the A, B, & C rides

7/17/1955 opening for Disneyland Park

1313 Harbor Blvd is the address of Disneyland

14.9 million is the Approximate Annual Attendance (2007 estimate)

$63 Adult/$53 Child Ticket Price as 2007

85 acres is the size of Disneyland

8 lands are at

46 ids the number of attractions at Disneyland

16 entertainment and shows are at Disneyland

29 dinning location are at Disneyland

51 shopping locations are t Disneyland

18 attractions were available on opening day back in 1955 at Disneyland

60 adventures and attractions are now at Disneyland

8 different lands, with over 40 attractions are designed to appeal to guests of all ages - the young as well as the young at heart. The 8 lands are: Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, New Orleans Square, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Tomorrowland.

9 attractions offer FastPass in Disneyland park and they are:

◆Autopia

◆Big Thunder Mountain

◆Haunted Mansion (Seasonal)

◆Indiana Jones Adventure

◆It’s a small world (Seasonal)

◆Space Mountain

◆Splash Mountain

◆Roger Rabbit’s Cartoon Spin

◆Buss Lightyear Astro Blaster

5 Attractions offer FastPass in California Adventure Park and they are:

◆The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

◆California Screamin’

◆Mulholland  Madness

◆Soarin’ Over California

◆Grizzly River Run

105 are the number on the Firehouse on Main Street.

10,000 parking spaces make the parking garage at Disney’s California Adventure the 2nd world’s largest parking garage.

3 million plus hamburgers are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

2 million hot dogs are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

2.8 million churros are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

6.5 million orders of french fries are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

1.9 million gallons of soft drinks are consumed each year at the Disneyland parks

1.6 million Servings of popcorn are consumed at Disneyland.

149,000 pounds of popcorn are pooped per year at Disneyland

3.2 million Servings of ice cream are also consumed each year at Disneyland

3,500 miles have been walked by the Disneyland Marching Band since opening day at Disneyland in 1955.

131 vehicles in the Haunted Mansion, and has a ride capacity of only 2,618 guests per hour, as its track is shorter than the Haunted Mansion's in Walt Disney World.

147 feet high stands the tallest attraction in Disneyland the Matterhorn Bobsleds.

144 feet is the elevation of New Orleans Square, according to the sign you pass under.

18 people can ride each boat on the Pirate of the Caribbean.

300 Audio-Animatronic representing 100 nations are in It’s a Small World attraction.

5 trains are on the Disneyland Railroad and they are the following:C.K. Holliday, E.P. Ripley, Ernest Marsh, Fred Gurley, and Ward Kimball.

500 employees work the night shift at Disneyland.

135 of the night shift employees are cleaning cast members alone.

1,000 brooms are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

500 dustpans are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

3,000 mops are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

20,000 gallons of paint are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

11,000 gallons of disinfectant are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

26 million hand towels are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

19,000 miles of toilet paper are used in 1 year at Disneyland.

46 days in operation makes Mickey Mouse Club Circus the shortest lived attraction in Disney history, so far

15 attractions have remained in Disneyland since opening day

5 attraction have appeared in the Opera house, more attraction have been in this building then any other.

300 pounds of English Toffee are made everyday on Main Street

15,000 cakes and cookies are baked on Main Street everyday

5 hotels and 2 motels with a total of 87 rooms were available in Anaheim when Disney;and opened in 1955, and there were only 34 restaurants in the city to.

150 hotels and motels with more than 18,000 rooms, and well more than 450 restaurants are now in Anaheim

500 million guests have passed through the gates of Disneyland since Opening Day, July 17, 1955. Over the past 54 years, Disneyland has hosted some of the

20th century’s most prominent dignitaries, including heads of state (counting seven U.S. presidents), sports figures and celebrities.

20,000 Cast Members are employed at Disneyland

500 types of arts, crafts, professions and skills are contributed by Disneyland Cast Members during operation.

20 million gallons of water in the 10 bodies of water found in Disneyland

100,000 light bulbs used, including 11,000 "rim lights" outlining the buildings on Main Street, U.S.A. Disneyland streets are washed and steam-cleaned after closing each day.

800 species of plants from more than 40 nations are represented at the Disneyland Resort making it one of the most extensive and diverse botanical locales in the western U.S. The landscape panorama includes approximately 17,000 trees and 100,000 shrubs.

1 million annuals are planted each year at Disneyland

60,000 drip emitters and sprinkler heads are used to water all the Disneyland gardens and landscape

100 person horticulture staff is needed to maintain the many acres of greenery at Disneyland

1 foot dwarf spruce in Storybook Land to 80-foot high eucalyptus trees is the range in size of trees located at Disneyland

6 times a year the Mickey Mouse flower “portrait” at the Disneyland Main Entrance is planted

30 tons of trash are collected during a busy park day at Disneyland

12 million pounds of trash each year are collected by custodial each year at Disneyland

4.1 million pounds of cardboard are recycled each year at Disneyland

1.3 million pounds of green waste are recycled each year at Disneyland

370,000 pounds of office paper are recycled each year at Disneyland

361,260 pounds of glass bottles are recycled each year at Disneyland

274,280 pounds of plastic bottles are recycled each year at Disneyland

17,240 pounds of aluminum cans are recycled each year at Disneyland

800,000 pieces can be found in the total Disneyland Resort Operational costume inventory

8 to 12 months are needed to produce a new costume from initial design to public view

500,000 yards of material are stocked by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

900 different fabrics are stocked by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

15,000 Cast Members have their costumes maintained, and cleaned by The Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

300 different costumes are in the Disneyland wardrobe inventory

850 different styles of garment pieces, are issued from 9 Costume Issue locations across the Resort and Hotels at Disneyland

20,000 garments are exchanged weekly for cleaning during the summer months

150,000 individual pieces and 300,000 buttons are replaced each year on the costumes at Disneyland

650 Audio-Animatronics® figures also have their costumes maintained by the Operational Costume Division at Disneyland

3,500 marching miles have been accumulated by the Disneyland marching band

90,000 performances have been conducted by the Disneyland Marching band since opening day in 1955 and draws from a repertoire of more than 400 musical

numbers

1,500 cast members work the overnight or “Third Shift.” At Disneyland

7 attractions need to be filled each night at Disneyland and they are Columbia Sailing ship, Mark Twain River Boat, Tom Sawyer Island Rafts, Jungle Cruise boats, Main Street Vehicles, and Casey Jr Circus train

200 firefighters from fire stations around Southern California work at Disneyland

**Note: Many of the accumulated numbers on this sheet are estimates for the first 50 years of Disneyland, from 1955 through 2005.

9 times a year The Mickey Mouse flower “portrait” at the Disneyland Main Entrance is re-planted

16 million meals are served annually at the Disneyland resort restaurants

650 Audio-Animatronics figures costumes are maintained by Disneyland costuming

150,000 individual pieces are replaced each year by Disneyland Costuming department

300,000 buttons are replaced each year by Disneyland Costuming department.

500,000 yards of material are stocked by The Disneyland Resort Operational Costume Division

900 different fabrics are stocked by The Disneyland Resort Operational Costume Division

18,555,150 cubic feet of Helium have been used to fill the Disneyland Balloons since 1955

91 200 foot long blimps could be filled by all the Helium that has been used to fill all the balloons sold at Disneyland

159 years old is the oldest tree at Disneyland and it is a Mugho Pine that’s only 2-1/2 feet tall

7,500 miles is the total distance the Disneyland parades have covered, that is enough miles to cross the USA more then 2 times

1 million plants are used at the Disneyland resort each year

$2.50 was the cost of the “ticket book” in 1955, which included 8 ride tickets for the A, B, & C rides

Disneyland Entertainment

Mickey’s Soundsational Parade

05/27/2011 is the opening day for Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’

9 themed floats carry the characters down Main Street, U.S.A.

11 Mary Poppins chimney sweeps perform a dance to the song “Step In Time,” using their brooms as percussive.

Disney's Electric Parade

2009 is when this show debuted

1 show is done per day

15 minutes is the length of the show

80 performers appear in each presentation of “Disney’s Electrical Parade.”

11,000 lights are used on the dancers’ costumes alone.  Thanks to the energy-efficient LED lights, some of the dancers’ costumes now carry only one battery pack instead of 2.

500 batteries supply power for lighting, propulsion, audio and special effects.

5 miles of wire is used throughout the floats.

18.5 feet tall is The tallest float in the parade which is the Cinderella clock tower

7 cars that span 118 feet makes the “Fireworks Finale” float, the longest in the parade.

500,000 lights are used in Disney’s Electric Parade

10,000 of the 500,000 lights are new “Pixe Dust” lights

17 floats will be using some of the new “Pixe Dust” lights

25,000 lights are used on the Tinker Bell float and 75 percent are powered by an LED source

160 dimmers are used on the Tinker Bell float, which gives show control the ability to turn individual lights on and off as well as bright and dim.

5,000 performances of Disney’s Electric Parade have been performed at Disneyland Resort.

Main Street Electrical Parade

6/17/1972 is when the Main Street Electrical Parade debuted

5,000 performance of the parade were conducted in Disneyland

2001 is when Main Street Electrical Parade was retired

26 units portraying nine themes are in the Main Street Electrical parade.

575,000 lights in six colors - Amber, Blue, Chartreuse, Green, Pink, and Red - plus clear. Most used color: Amber (152,000) are used in the Main Street Electrical parade.

27 tons of batteries power lights, audio and float movement. Together, they could provide enough power to light 32 homes, now that is the Main Street Electrical parade.

30,000 pictures are taken of Cinderella’s castle everyday.  Say Cheese!

Main Street Electrical Parade 2017 version

600,000 lights sparkle in the parade’s nighttime journey from Small World Mall in Fantasyland to Town Square on Main Street, U.S.A. (approximate number).

22 floats illuminate the parade route at Disneyland, nearly doubling the number of floats from the parade’s debut (12) in 1972.

7 films are represented in the parade: “Alice in Wonderland,” “Cinderella,” “Peter Pan,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Pinocchio,” “Dumbo” and “Pete’s Dragon.”

27 beloved Disney characters perform throughout the show including Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Captain Hook and Tinker Bell.

80 parade performers (estimated number per night) bring the magic to light including 10 To Honor America patriots, 16 royal court dancers and the Seven Dwarfs.

35 dazzling, lighted costumes are worn by the parade performers.

8 jittering insect floats spin and dance for guests during the “Alice in Wonderland” sequence.

18 1/2 feet high, the Clock Tower in the “Cinderella” sequence of the parade, is the tallest float.

118 feet long, the To Honor America float is the longest float in the parade. It was added in 1979 after the success of the bicentennial tribute parade “America on Parade.”

5,600 pounds, the massive Elliot float, added in 1977 for the release of “Pete’s Dragon,” measures 16 feet tall, 10 feet wide and 38 feet long.

2 composers, Jean-Jacques Perrey and Gershon Kingsley, wrote the iconic synthesizer piece known as “Baroque Hoedown” in 1967, and the song was adapted for the Main Street Electrical Parade in 1972, interwoven with

classic Disney themes to create the now iconic parade soundtrack.

6 different colors of light bulbs flash throughout the parade, in amber, blue, green, chartreuse, red and pink.

150,000 glowing amber lights are used in the production, the most of any color.

80 highly skilled cast members were involved in the creation of Main Street Electrical Parade, including 20 designers and 60 craftspeople.

5 Disney Parks have presented versions of the Main Street Electrical Parade including Disneyland, Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Park, Disney California Adventure Park, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris

Main Street Electrical Parade Historical Numbers

3,600 performances entertained guests at Disneyland from June 17, 1972 to Nov. 25, 1996.

900 miles is the approximate distance traveled by the Main Street Electrical parade during its original run at Disneyland, nearly the distance from Anaheim, Calif., to Seattle, Wash.

2005, Main Street Electrical Parade creator and former director of entertainment Robert Jani was inducted as a Disney Legend.

6/17/1972, marked the debut of the Main Street Electrical Parade, and it returns for its encore performance 45 years later – Jan. 20-June 18, 2017.

500,000 hand-tinted white miniature bulbs twinkled each night in the early versions of the parade.

500 miles of wiring were used to light the floats during early years of the parade, enough to travel to the top of the Matterhorn and back nearly 9,000 times.

75 million guests viewed the Main Street Electrical Parade during its original run at Disneyland

Fantasmic!

5/15/1992 is when Fantasmic Debuted

2 shows are done each day

25 minutes is the show length

6 pyrotechnics barges that can hold up to 3 shows worth of pyrotechnics each are used in Fantasmic

2 pyrotechnics barges go on each side of the stage, and 2 pyrotechnics barges are at center stage

3 ignition sources along the banks of the river ignite the gas for the finale of Fantasmic

3 mainland lighting towers along the shore of the Rivers of America help light the show

2 island lighting tower are also used to light the show

30,000 per evening is the Cost of operating Fantasmic! which includes Guest Control Cast Members

8 feet tall and 37 feet long is the size of Flotsam and Jetsam, Ursula’s eels from “The Little Mermaid

3 mist screens are used at Fantasmic each screen are 50 feet wide by 35 feet tall, upon which the films are projected

9,000 guests can view “Fantasmic!” at each performance.  The audience is approximately 70 feet from the main stage on Tom Sawyer Island

100 cast and crew members bring “Fantasmic!” to life in the 23-minute show each show

21 fountains and 6 “whale tails” in the scene when Monstro the whale charges across Rivers of America are just some of the effects used in the Fantasmic show

2 light towers appear on either side of the main stage.  During the day, these towers rest 26 feet underground.  They rise to a height of 40 feet in less than a minute for the show

4 speakers on Tom Sawyer Island and 3 speakers on the mainland create all the audio surrounding the “Fantasmic!” spectators will hear during the show

100 feet long is the length of Kaa the conniving snake from “The Jungle Book” who slithers across the “Fantasmic!” stage

3-dimensional design that replicates the movements of the dragon in “Sleeping Beauty.”  The dragon stretches to as high as 45 feet tall and weighs approximately 18,000 pounds

1992, the original estimate for the prospective audience size was 6,500.  It became clear on opening night that the audience for each performance would be much larger.  Spectators found every space they could cram into, and the average number of guests per performance was 11,000 that first summer

Christmas Fantasy Parade

105 performers used in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

18 float drivers used in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

12 musicians are costumed as toy soldiers from the Disney movie “Babes in Toyland.” in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

11 wardrobe and costuming specialists are needed for the Christmas Fantasy Parade

7 assistant stage managers is needed for the Christmas Fantasy Parade

4 maintenance cast members is needed for the Christmas Fantasy Parade

3 hair and make up artists is needed for the Christmas Fantasy Parade

1 athletic trainer is needed for the Christmas Fantasy Parade

4 Female Mailroom Elves and 2 Male Mailroom Elves perform with mailbags along and atop the float in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

8 Snowflake performers skate down the parade route on roller skates in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

8 Snow people scurry along the parade route, 4 male, 4 female in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

6 Candy Bakers, 3 Male, 3 Female help Goofy and Max, who are atop the Gingerbread float, wreak some havoc in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

8 Ball Dancers dance beautifully in front and behind the Candlelight Ball float in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

6 Toy Factory Elves dance alongside the float in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

8 Finale Dancers, 4 male, 4 female dance and sing to Christmas carols in the Christmas Fantasy Parade

2 Finale Elves dance on the back of the Finale float in the Christmas Parade

6 major “units,” each consisting of multiple floats. The units are Santa’s Cottage, the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink, the Candy Shop, the Christmas Ball, the Toy Factory and the Finale featuring Santa’s sleigh.

Celebrate! A Street Party

100 people perform in Celebrate! A Street Party each performance

40 wigs are used for each performance

3/27/2009 is when Celebrate! A Street Party first opened.

600 performances have been performed as of 9/6/2010

140 character drums are handed out to guests during each Show Stop

250 lights are used on the parade floats alone

32 “sound zones” line the parade route with speakers and lights that can fade in and out as needed

60 bags of confetti are shot out of cannons each Parade