Minnie's safari jeep smells like marshmallows / hot cocoa, and checkout the naughty and nice list on the side of Santa Goofy's jeep.
If you are in no rush but want to see the parade a great viewing spot is in Africa. The parade comes back to Africa once it circles the tree. By this time (around 4:15) most of the crowds would have followed the parade to get to the exit.
Here is the regular version of the parade.