updated 1/11/2008 1:19:53 PM ET 2008-01-11T18:19:53

Tokyo Disneyland's twice-daily parades, which were halted earlier this week after an accident involving one of the floats, will resume this weekend, park officials said Friday.

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The theme park's popular Disney Dreams On Parade was suspended after a 660-pound steel pillar adorned with colorful planets tumbled from a Buzz Lightyear float Tuesday night.

Nobody was injured when Buzz — the hero from the 1995 Disney movie "Toy Story" — crashed to the ground just feet away from children lined up to watch the show.

The park's operator, Oriental Land Co., said in a statement Friday it has inspected the floats and will resume the parade Saturday afternoon.

The company said the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Disneyland, the first Disney park opened outside the U.S., is one of two hugely popular theme parks Oriental Land operates near Tokyo. In 2007, 25.4 million people visited Disneyland and its nearby sister attraction, Disneysea.

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