Countdown to Mickey’s NEW Celebrations in 2019 – With 2018 so full of fun and excitement, how could it get any better. The Imagineers are hard at work and they have more surprises yet to come. 19 new and limited-time experiences are already planned for 2019. We are excited to be officially counting down to January 18, 2019. This is the date you want to be certain is on your calendar!
To kick off 2019 in grand Disney style, a very special celebration will take place on January 18th. At the Magic Kingdom, they will honor the true originals, Mickey and Minnie Mouse with brand new shows, merchandise, specialty foods, and beverages. Here are a few of the early details we are able to share now;
Mickey and Minnie have a special way to greet guests inside the Town Square Theater. The pair will be wearing all-new celebratory costumes. The Town Square Theater will be a must-see stop on your tour of the Magic Kingdom. Celebration Station a new feature of the theater will have a guestbook for visitors to sign and leave their own personal message to the happy mouse couple.
To really bring the party to life, new songs are lined up. “It’s a Good Time” will play as part of the new street dance party of “Move it! Shake It! MousekeDance It!” Bring your dancing shoes! You will jump up and move with all your favorite characters like Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and so many others.
Let’s not forget man’s best friend, Pluto! This lovable pooch will be meeting park visitors under the big top at Pete’s Silly Sideshow in Storybook Circus.
Mickey’s 90th Birthday is just the start of the celebrating. 2019 actually marks 30 years of Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Three decades of movie magic being honored at this unique park. Incredibles fans will be thrilled to hear of all new ways to interact with the family of supers! Get set to meet Edna Mode and check out her super-suit gallery. Our favorite monsters, Mike and Sulley from Disney -Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” will be around too! For the Disney Junior lovers in all of us, a brand new Disney Junior Dance Party featuring Vampirina, Doc McStuffins and other beloved Disney Junior characters will join in a lively show sure to have everyone’s toes tapping!
The Epcot International Festival of the Arts also starts Jan. 18, 2019 The festival is expanding its Disney on Broadway Concert Series for all of the music lovers. Make plans to see “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” one last time. This dazzling show will retire in the second half of 2019. Disney has plans for a replacement will amaze guests in ways not seen and experienced before. Stay Tuned!
The Animal Kingdom is in on the act of new excitement in 2019 too. Rafiki and Timon will have park goers walking and talking with the animals in their new “Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party”
We are thankful for all of the joy and smiles of 2018. We are already planning our trips for 2019 and we are just 60 days away from the parties of 2019. Now is a great time to surprise your loved ones with an adventure they will never forget. We would love to see you in the parks for the holidays and look forward to meeting up with you in 2019!
Will you share your smiles from your adventures this year and your plans for the year to come? We love to hear from you here at Chip and Co.
Information provided by Disney Parks Blog, some images courtesy D23 and Destination D and Disney Parks Blog