On Friday May 8, 2009 the UP pre-parade debuted at Disney's California Adventure before the Pixar Play Parade began. It's just a simple float with the three main characters Carl, Russell, and Doug the dog.
The music at times reminds me of Jurrassic Park's theme
With Disney's California Adventure staying open later on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, it is easier to enjoy the lights over at Mickey's Fun Wheel in Paradise Pier
Earlier in the week, when they were testing the new lights after hours, many people thought that the patterns they were displaying were going to be used in World of Color because it would look to "modern" instead of it being themed to a Victorian era. But as it turns out, it is an every day event