General Information

Next Event Scheduled: 20 dates beginning November 7 through December 22, 2016. Specific dates are November 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27 and 29; December 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18 and 22.

Frequency: Annual

Location: Throughout the entire park.

Event Began:

Park Admission Required: Yes.

Admission Requirements: Separate ticket admission is required for each date's party. Ticket price varies by party date:
Prices vary by date, with ages 3-9 costing $86, $87, $91, or $94 (plus tax) and ages 10+ running $86, $91, $92, $96, or $99 (plus tax). Passholder and Disney Vacation Club Member discounts are available for select dates. To purchase tickets, go to the Walt Disney World website.


Event Information

Park Admission: While the party doesn't start until 7:00 p.m., your party tickets will allow you into Magic Kingdom at 4:00 p.m. on the night of your ticket. If you enter the park earlier in the day be sure to get an event wristband at designated locations so that you can stay in the park after it officially closes.


Hours: Each night's party runs from 7:00p.m. until 12:00a.m.

Rides and Dining: Most major rides and restaurants are open during the attraction. See special park guides when entering for your event for a complete list.

Special Activities - Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade: Twice a night, this parade will bring Christmas cheer to Main Street, culminating in a visit by Santa Claus.

Special Activities - Castle Dream Lights: For the holiday season, Cinderella Castle is decked out in 200,000 lights and throughout the evening they put on a show. 

Special Activities - Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season: A special holiday fireworks display exclusive for party guests.

Special Activities - Stage Shows: Celebrate the Season three times each night on the Cinderella Castle Stage with Mickey, Minnie, and other classic Disney characters and A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas five times each night at the Rockettower Plaza Stage with Buzz Lightyear, Mike Wazowski, and Stitch.

Special Food - Complimentary cookies and hot chocolate are available for party guests. Apple slices and apple juice are available as healthier alternatives.

In-Room Celebration -  Guests staying in a Disney hotel during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party can purchase a mini-Christmas tree or stockings, floral arrangements, balloons, and other festive options to make your hotel room extra merry.