Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse! In honour of the iconic mouse, Disneyland Resort will celebrate 90 years of Mickey next year starting with “Get Your Ears On- A Mickey and Minnie Celebration”. This was announced at the D23’s Destination D Event by Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek.
Starting in January 2019, guests will be invited to the biggest celebration of Mickey and Minnie in Disneyland history! “Get Your Ears On” will celebrate the iconic duo, with exciting new entertainment and décor in the parks, alongside limited-time food and beverage as well as festive event merchandise!
Above, is an artist concept of the new nighttime entertainment called “Mickey’s Magic Mix”. This evening show will light up Disneyland park with spectacular projections whilst creating a family-fun dance party atmosphere throughout the parks celebrating Mickey! The show will use state-of-the-art projections, lighting and lasers transforming Main Street, U.S.A, the water screens of the Rivers of America and the façade of “It’s a Small World”, into a colourful and vibrant atmosphere filled with sights and sounds. Driving this dance party atmosphere will be “DJ” Mickey mixing his favourite Disney melodies. On selected nights “Mickey’s Magic Mix” show will also be enhanced with fireworks! “Mickey’s Magic Mix” will debut on January 18th 2019!
“Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” is returning to Disneyland park! This popular parade is returning with an awesome new opening! Mickey Mouse will kick-start the party by leading the parade with floats inspired by classic Mickey pull toys. The loveable Chip ‘n’ Dale will arrive in a giant celebration cake alongside a musical procession of other Disney characters! “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” returns to Disneyland park on January 25th 2019!
If that’s not enough, celebrate the love of Mickey and Minnie during Valentine’s month! Disneyland park will be transformed into a festive Valentine’s décor, featuring the new Mickey Mouse flower “portrait” on Main Street, U.S.A. Guests may also choose to participate in Minnie’s Valentine Suprise, a special scavenger hunt throughout Disneyland park. After guests have purchased a commemorative map and stickers at select merchandise locations, they will be able to search for hidden valentines that Minnie has left for Mickey around the park. This season starts at Disneyland park on the 22nd January through to February 18th 2019!
Guests will be able to find specialty food, beverage, speciality items and merchandise, will be available for a limited time, including “classic” Mickey and Minnie- shaped foods with new festive twists. There will also be exclusive “Get Your Ears On”- themed treats and Valentine-inspired speciality items. The limited edition celebration merchandise will be available for all ages, including apparel, pins, plush as well as Mickey and Minnie ears!
Why not visit Disneyland Resort to celebrate 90 years of magic with the legendary duo that started it all!