PHOTOS: More Details on New Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway “Perfect Picnic” Light-Up Ear Hat by Imagineer Kevin Rafferty; Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 5

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This weekend, we brought you a first look at the new “Perfect Picnic” Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway ear hat designed by Imagineer Kevin Rafferty, and now as we gear up for the opening of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway on March 4 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, we have an in-depth look at the new addition to the Disney Parks Designer Collection.

Designed by Disney Imagineer Kevin Rafferty, Executive Creative Director for the attraction, this ear hat will be released on March 5 at Walt Disney World Resort and online at

Ready to hop on this wacky ride in style? This colorful ear hat features Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in the setting of “Perfect Picnic,” and it continues to delight as it lights up with bursting fireworks by the flip of a switch!

The back of the ear hat features the saying “Nothing Can Stop Us Now” from the attraction’s loveable theme song and displays a picturesque car ride inside the hat itself!

Want to add this zany ear hat to your collection? Be sure to visit or purchase it at various locations at Walt Disney World Resort including:

Disney’s Hollywood Studios:

  • Stage 1 Company Store
  • Legends of Hollywood
  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway kiosk

Disney Springs:

  • Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories

Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Available on March 6):

  • Discovery Trading Company

EPCOT (Available on March 6):

  • Art of Disney
  • MouseGear

Magic Kingdom Park (Available on March 6):

  • Uptown Jewelers

Celebrating the opening of his latest project, Kevin Rafferty will appear at Stage 1 Company Store in Disney’s Hollywood Studios to sign the newest ear hat and his book, Magic Journey: My Fantastical Walt Disney Imagineering Career, on March 5 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Opening March 4, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will take guests of all ages on a whirlwind ride through a world where the rules of physics don’t apply! Inspired by the award-winning Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, the ride-through attraction is the first at any Disney park to star Mickey, Minnie and their friends.

Get ready for even more releases in the Disney Parks Designer Collection coming throughout the year, including:

  • John Coulter – March 14, 2020 (Available Disneyland Resort &
  • Her Universe – April 2020
  • Joe Rohde – April 2020
  • Her Universe – May 2020
  • Cupcakes and Cashmere – Summer 2020
  • Lily Aldridge – Summer 2020
  • Bret Iwan – Summer 2020
  • Alex Maher – Summer 2020
  • Karlie Kloss – Fall 2020
  • Vera Wang – Fall 2020

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