Walt Disney World, deemed the most magical place on Earth by many, becomes even more magical come Christmas time, making it the perfect destination for holiday family travel. Overnight, Magic Kingdom transforms into a Christmas wonderland. The larger-than-life decorated tree appears on Main Street; walkways are lined with holly and wreaths; and Cinderella’s Castle transforms into a stunning, ice-kissed castle. All guests can get in the holiday spirit while visiting the Magic Kingdom, but Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is where the real celebration lies.
On select nights through Dec. 22, guests can purchase tickets to attend the merriest party of the year. Celebrate the holiday season with Mickey, Minnie and friends at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. On party nights, the Magic Kingdom closes early, only allowing guests with tickets to enter. The park becomes less crowded, making it easier to experience everything it has to offer.
Throughout the night, guests can enjoy short wait times for some of their favorite rides; meet classic, popular characters dressed to the nines in their holiday gearr; and get the chance to have a meet and greet with rare characters who only come out for special events.
Make sure to take advantage of exclusive Christmas party merchandise; free hot chocolate and Christmas cookies; holiday dance parties; and decked-out attractions, like Jungle Cruise.
Every night, the Very Merry Christmas Party features Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks show, a dazzling fireworks display full of festive cheer; Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration, a yuletide stage show at Cinderella’s Castle featuring Mickey Mouse; and Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, starting in Adventureland and ending on Main Street. Make sure to get there before start time to guarantee a clear view of Mickey and friends spreading the holiday cheer.
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