For those planning a magical visit to Walt Disney World this holiday season, you won’t want to miss Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party held on select evenings. During this time, the Magic Kingdom is transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with glittering Christmas decorations, dazzling lights, seasonal entertainment and special characters that only come out during the party. And did I mention they make it snow on Main Street?
For guests looking to attend one of this year’s parties, the dates are as follows:
November 9 (sold out), 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26 and 28
December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21 and 22
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off nightly at 7 p.m and runs through until midnight. However, guests with a party ticket are able to enter the Magic Kingdom from 4 p.m.
To put you in the festive mood, here are some highlights of this year’s party that you won’t want to miss:
A Frozen Holiday Wish – Kicking off the evening festivities, Queen Elsa and Princess Anna are joined by some of their Frozen friends for a wintry celebration. As a gift to Disney visitors, Elsa uses her ice powers to transform Cinderella Castle into a sparkling ice palace. This event will kick off the Magic Kingdom’s Christmas celebrations and will even be broadcast live on November 9 on the Disney Parks Blog.
Mickey’s Merriest Celebration – (pictured above) During the party the Forecourt Stage also plays host to this fun-filled live show where Mickey rings in the holiday season with some of his pals in this celebration of friendship and music. The festivities include a musical medley of holiday songs both old and new along with castle projections, special effects and much-loved Disney characters including Woody and Jessie from Toy Story, Peter Pan and Snow White.
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade – This enchanting holiday parade features dancing gingerbread men, marching toy soldiers, appearances from some of your favorite Disney friends and even an appearance from Santa Claus all taking place under the dazzling lights of Main Street U.S.A.
Club Tinsel – Located inside Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café in Tomorrowland, this eatery turned nightclub becomes the coolest place to get down with a DJ and some North Pole pals in the best dance party this side of Santa’s Workshop!
Holiday Wishes Fireworks – There’s no better way to celebrate the spirit of the Christmas season than with this special fireworks show set to holiday tunes, amazing pyrotechnics, and dazzling castle projections.
A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas – Buzz Lightyear, Mike Wazowski and Stitch join host Haley Comet for an intergalactic musical revue at Rockettower Plaza Stage in the heart of Tomorrowland. The show is full of modern twists on classic holiday songs and features some pretty amazing musical numbers.
Santa Claus is coming to town! – When he’s not stealing the show at “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” Santa drops in on the Town Square Courtyard near City Hall over on Main Street, U.S.A. Be sure to bring your Christmas wish-list and be prepared to tell Santa whether you’ve been naughty or nice!
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is also the perfect time for guests to enjoy complimentary snacks available at select locations throughout the parks and cozy up to some of your much-loved Disney pals with special meet and greet opportunities.
Tickets for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party start at $89 and go up to $109 depending on the date Ticket purchases can be made via My Disney Experience or by contacting Disney at 407.939.5277.
So what are you waiting for? Make this the year that you ring in the holidays Disney-style!
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