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Complete Guide to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party-2019

The most magical time of year is in full swing at Walt Disney World. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party makes the season even more magical. We’ve put together our top tips to help you stay prepared throughout the holiday season.


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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will take place 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

2019 Advance Sales Dates and Ticket Prices* Guest Ages 10+ Guest Ages 3-9
Nov. 11, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21 $99 + tax $94 + tax
Nov. 8, 15, 22; Dec. 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15 $109 + tax $104 + tax
Nov. 24; Dec. 1, 6, 13, 17 $115 + tax $110 + tax
Dec. 19 $129 + tax $124 + tax
2019 Same-Day Sales and Ticket Prices Guest Ages 10+ Guest Ages 3-9
Nov. 11, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21 $109 + tax $104 + tax
Nov. 8, 15, 22; Dec. 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15 $119 + tax $114 + tax
Nov. 24; Dec. 1, 6, 13, 17 $125 + tax $120 + tax
Dec. 19 $139 + tax $134 + tax
2019 Premium Nights and Ticket Prices Guest Ages 10+ Guest Ages 3-9
Dec. 20, 22 $139+ tax $134 + tax

Tickets are subject to availability.
*Advance Sales Pricing is available for all events except 12/20 and 12/22. For events on these dates, only Same-Day Sales Pricing applies. For events on all other dates, Advance Sales Pricing is available and Same-Day Pricing will be applicable on the day of the event (if available). All prices are in U.S. dollars.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party used to be a lot like Afterhours Events, not crowded. Long gone are those days. It is important to plan in advance so that you can attend the party on dates which are not as likely to be packed. In our experience, November is going to be far less crowded than December.

Based on crowds we recommend 11/19/2019 as the best Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party date. Usually, the week before a major holiday, things get a little quite, like the calm before the storm.

Check out the 2018 Party map. We will be sure to update as soon as the 2019 map is available.


You are able to enter the party at 4:00 PM with your ticket. We recommend getting there right at 4 so that you can take full advantage of some of the offerings. The park will close at 6 and the party does not start until 7. Between 6-7 is a wonderful time to maximize on rides and lower crowds. Once 6pm hits, those without the wristbands will not be allowed in the park.

  • You will receive a wristband when you arrive.
  • You will be asked to show it as you ride attractions.
  • Upon arrival, you will be shown to an area of the park where they are handing out trick-o-treat bags, and some fun photo-opportunities.
  • We recommend relaxing before you head to the party..this way you can stay up late to enjoy.
  • If you are a DVC member, you will be able to enter the party at 2:00 PM with your party ticket. 

Costume Guidelines
Please note these specific costume guidelines for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. While we encourage creativity, we also value safety and good judgment. If you’re planning to attend these special holiday events, take a moment to read over our latest rules and regulations:


  • Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests.
  • All Guests may dress as their favorite character, but may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from, unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.

For Guests ages 13 and under:

  • Costumes and some masks may be worn, as long as the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible.

For Guests ages 14 and older:

  • Layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body are strongly discouraged and may be subject to additional security screening.
  • Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (e.g.,full-length Princess dresses)
  • Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist.
  • Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts, and hats are acceptable.
  • Acceptable accessories include: transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords, and tutus. Headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face.
  • Masks of any kind may not be worn.

Dining is available but not all over. We recommend eating when you arrive at 4 and then snacking throughout the party rather than spending time dining.

The following locations will be open for the party:

  • Main Street – Casey’s Corner, Main Street Bakery, Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, The Crystal Palace* (until 8 p.m.)
  • Adventureland – Aloha Isle
  • Frontierland – Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe and Golden Oak Outpost (both until 8 p.m.)
  • Liberty Square – Sleepy Hollow, Liberty Square Market (until 9 p.m.), Columbia Harbor House (until 8 p.m.)
  • Fantasyland – Storybook Treats, Gaston’s Tavern (until 10 p.m.), Cinderella’s Royal Table* (until 10 p.m.), Be Our Guest* (until 10 pm)
  • Tomorrowland – Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe, Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies, The Lunching Pad

Don’t forget about the holiday themed treats. Click here to see a complete list and pictures.

So much magical fun awaits you at Magic Kingdom Park. Come prepared so you can join in all of the fun!

  • Frozen Holiday Wish(6:15 PM AND 8:15 PM)-Get swept up in the holiday spirit when Queen Elsa transforms Cinderella Castle.
  • Once Upon a Christmastime Parade(8:30 PM AND 11:00 PM)-Wave to Disney friends during a holiday parade brimming with magic and cheer!
  • Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show(10:00 PM)-Look to the sky as your host—Minnie Mouse—presents a dazzling new fireworks show full of festive cheer.
  • Totally Tomorrowland Christmas (7:45 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 10:45 p.m., and 11:35 p.m.)-Join favorite Tomorrowland friends for a Christmas party that’s out-of-this-world.
  • Club Tinsel-Bust a move during a mega-fun dance party at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café.
  • Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration- (7:40 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 10:30 p.m., and 11:55 p.m.)-This is a stage show with a ton of classic Disney characters.

You can also book special ticketed events for an additional cost.

  • Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace-Indulge your senses in seasonal delight from the comfort of priority seating.
  • Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party with Plaza Garden Viewing-Enjoy sweet treats and spectacular fireworks from a reserved viewing area.
  • Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party

With the party starting at 7 pm there is an unofficial rule that Disney Cast Members will allow you to enter the park at 4 pm with your party tickets. This means that you have from 4-12 to plan for the festivities. We highly recommend that you plan to enter the park at 4 pm as the crowds begin to form outside of the park close to 7 making it almost impossible to enter on time. We have a plan below so that you can maximize your time.

  1. Enter the park at 4 pm and eat an early dinner at a location of your choice, just make sure it is in the park. Consult your park map to see where your highest priority meet and greet is located. For us, this would be Seven Dwarfs) Get in line, you will not be sorry.
  2. Pick up your Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card if you collect them.
  3. Line up to meet the popular characters such as Jack and Sally, Dwarfs, Moana.
  4. Watch Frozen Holiday Wish at 6:15.
  5. Get on some rides and pick up your complementary treats, or head on over to the dance party.
  6. 9:25 Go to Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration
  7. 10:00 p.m. watch the fireworks
  8. 11:00 p.m. watch the parade.
  9. Spend the rest of the night on rides, cookies and character meet and greets.
  1. Don’t spend the entire time eating or doing things not party exclusive.
  2. Don’t arrive right at 7 for the party. Your ticket allows you entry into the park starting at 4 pm. This is when the crowds to get in are the lightest. If you wait until 7, plan to spend about 45 minutes in line before you can enter the park.
  3. If you plan to take a day off of touring the parks, make it the same day that you attend the party. We once made the huge mistake of touring EPCOT all day, dining at Coral Reef, heading back to Pop Century to get dressed and booked it over to the party. Needless to say, that was a really poor choice on my part. Allow some time for relaxation so that everyone is in good spirits and ready to party!