Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Guide

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As we continue to celebrate being halfway to the holidays, the exciting news about the return of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party was announced today. We explore everything you need to know about this specially ticketed event! This is your complete guide to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

The Details

What is it?

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a specially ticketed event that takes place at the Magic Kingdom each year. The party was suspended for the last two years and was replaced last year by the Very Merriest After-Hours event. This year, it is back and so much fun awaits! The event takes place on select nights throughout the holiday season. On event nights, the Magic Kingdom closes early to those not attending.


This year, the dates and pricing for the event are as follows:

Event Date Event Ticket for Ages 10 and Up (Excludes Tax) Event Ticket for Ages 3-9 (Excludes Tax)
November 8, 2022 $159 $149
November 10, 2022 $149 $139
November 11, 2022 $159 $149
November 14, 2022 $149 $139
November 15, 2022 $149 $139
November 17, 2022 $149 $139
November 18, 2022 $159 $149
November 20, 2022 $179 $169
November 22, 2022 $179 $169
November 27, 2022 $169 $159
November 29, 2022 $169 $159
December 1, 2022 $169 $159
December 2, 2022 $169 $159
December 4, 2022 $169 $159
December 6, 2022 $169 $159
December 8, 2022 $169 $159
December 9, 2022 $179 $169
December 11, 2022 $179 $169
December 13, 2022 $179 $169
December 15, 2022 $179 $169
December 16, 2022 $179 $169
December 18, 2022 $179 $169
December 20, 2022 $199 $189
December 22, 2022 $199 $189


Tickets will go on sale on July 7, 2022, and can be purchased online. Guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan, Walt Disney World Dolphin, or Shades of Green can purchase their tickets as early as June 30.


There is so much happening at the party to entertain you throughout the evening! If you have been to the party in the past, you will be excited to know that many favorites are returning!

Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration
Mickey's Christmas Party Guide

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At Cinderella Castle, watch as the holidays come to life during a festive stage show featuring Mickey Mouse and friends. Live performers will sing and dance with favorite Disney friends to holiday tunes in this magical holiday show.

A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

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In Tomorrowland, be sure to dance alongside Disney characters at the holiday show, “A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas”. Join Buzz Lightyear, Mike Wazowski, and Stitch as they dance and sing along with host, Haley Comet. This show takes place on the Rockettower Plaza Stage and gives a fun and festive twist to holiday classics.

Club Tinsel
Christmas Party Guide - Club Tinsel

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At Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café, there is a fun dance party where friends from the North Pole are excited to dance the night away! The performance schedule will be available on the My Disney Experience app.

Disney Junior Jingle Jam
Christmas Party Guide - Disney Junior

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Disney Junior fans of all ages should be sure to stop by Storybook Circus. The Disney Junior Jingle Jam will be filled with favorite friends from Disney Junior shows including Vampirina, Doc McStuffins, Fancy Nancy, and The Lion Guard.  This is sure to be a fun time for even the youngest partygoers to get their groove on and dance!

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

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Don’t miss the beloved “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime” Parade, taking place twice during this special event. Find a spot along the parade route to wave to a variety of Disney friends including Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Disney Princesses, and more plus holiday guests including Toy Soldiers, Santa’s Reindeer, and Santa Claus himself! There are great views from Frontierland, Liberty Square, and Main Street, U.S.A.

Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show

Don’t forget to look to the skies too! Minnie Mouse hosts a spectacular holiday-themed nighttime show – Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks. Featuring holiday projections, fireworks, and music, this show is filled with holiday magic as it lights up the skies above Cinderella Castle!


Christmas Party Attractions

Some of your favorite attractions will receive a holiday makeover! Each year, the beloved Jungle Cruise transforms into the Jingle Cruise. Plus, exclusively during the event, these attractions will also get a holiday transformation including:

  • Space Mountain
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Mad Tea Party


Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

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Throughout the party, there will be plenty of opportunities to find your favorite Disney friends. In addition to the stage shows, dance parties, and parades, character meet and greets have returned so be sure to stop for a hug from your favorite Disney friends. Many will be decked out in their holiday best! Plus, don’t miss your opportunity to chat with Santa Claus! He will be there to meet guests young and old, who are ready to celebrate the season.


Decor, Treats, & More

As you explore the party, be sure to take in the full ambiance of the holiday season! Enjoy the snow along Main Street, U.S.A., and take in the views of the holiday decor including the beautiful Christmas tree, wreaths, and lights. As you explore everything the party has to offer, stop for complimentary hot cocoa and cookies at locations throughout the Magic Kingdom.

In addition, there are typically exclusive food options available for purchase only during the party.

Plus, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort, there will be three new photo opportunities. Each guest will also receive a special 50th-anniversary commemorative keepsake, with a holiday theme.

Then, don’t miss the holiday merchandise and souvenirs available for purchase throughout the park. You are sure to find the perfect memento to remember your visit!

Are you planning to attend this event? Stay tuned as we share more details when they become available!


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