Full Guide to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom in 2022

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a separately ticketed event taking place at Magic Kingdom on select nights from November 8 through December 22. We’ve put together a full guide of everything at the party, from food to fireworks to character greetings.

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates and Tickets

The dates and ticket prices for the event are below. As of publication, only eight dates have tickets available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased over the phone, online, or in person if availability allows.

November Dates

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party takes place on November 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 27, and 29. At the time of publication, all November dates were sold out.

December Dates

The party takes place on December 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, and 22. As of publication, tickets are only available for December 11, 13, & 15 for $179 before tax.

The party is from 7:00 p.m. to midnight, but guests with party tickets can enter Magic Kingdom as early as 4:00 p.m.

Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members get $10 off per ticket on select event nights.

Arrival

Guests can enter Magic Kingdom as early as 4:00 p.m. ET and must present valid Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party tickets to receive an event wristband.

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At 7:00 p.m., regular park guests are escorted out of the park, and only guests with wristbands are allowed to remain inside.

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If you follow the sign, it will take you through the backstage bypass to the hub.

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If you’re already in the park, you can pick up your wristband from the following locations:

  • Liberty Square Ticket Office
  • Fantasy Faire
  • Tortuga Tavern
  • Tomorrowland near Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Chamber of Commerce
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Don’t forget to pick up a guide map (or take a full look inside here).

Complimentary Cookies & Hot Cocoa

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As part of the party admission, guests are treated to complimentary cookies and hot cocoa throughout the park. There is no limit on the number of treats each guest can enjoy. See the offerings, including allergy-friendly options, here.

Specialty Food & Beverage

We reviewed every specialty food and beverage item at Magic Kingdom for this year’s holiday season, including party exclusives. Check out the full reviews below.

Available During Regular Park Hours and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

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Party-Exclusive

MVMCP exclusive treats

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade has returned with some updates. Performances are scheduled twice nightly at 8:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

A modified, simpler version of the parade or A Rainy Day Christmas Cavalcade may perform in place of the full parade during inclement weather.

Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks

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Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks are performed once nightly at 10:00 p.m. ET.

The fireworks spectacular stars Minnie Mouse as she shares what she loves about the yuletide season, accompanied by classic holiday songs including “Carol of the Bells,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Deck the Halls,” as well as projections on Cinderella Castle, and of course, fireworks.

Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration

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The Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show has returned for another year at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Unfortunately, the first night aligned with a tropical storm warning and persistent rain, so we saw the modified version of the show. But we’ve since captured the full version of Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration.

The show performs four times nightly during the event at 7:40 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 10:35 p.m., and 11:55 p.m. 

A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas

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A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas has returned with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom. The stage show takes place on the Rockettower Plaza Stage as host Haley Comet is joined by Stitch, Buzz Lightyear, and Mike Wazowski to ring in the holiday season in futuristic fashion.

The show performs each night at 7:45 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 10:45 p.m., and 11:35 p.m.

Dance Parties

Club Tinsel

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Bust a move during a dance party at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café with Santa’s elves, reindeer, and more festive friends.

Disney Junior Jingle Jam

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In Storybook Circus, the Disney Junior Jingle Jam gives young partygoers the chance to get their groove on with favorite characters from popular Disney Junior shows “Fancy Nancy,” “Vampirina,” “Doc McStuffins,” and “The Lion Guard.”

Attraction Overlays

Space Mountain Holiday Run

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Space Mountain – Holiday Run!! launches you on an adventure through the cosmos, filled with interstellar lighting and high-energy holiday tunes.

Mad Tea Party

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Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland becomes a wild and wacky Christmas party––where you can spin your teacup to one of 4 holiday combos of lights and music.

Tomorrowland Speedway Race Through the Holidays

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Cruise a festive freeway filled with thousands of lights, stylized décor, and a fun, futuristic holiday soundtrack as you get behind the wheel.

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

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The crew at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor is filling their laugh canisters with some holiday cheer at their “Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Holiday Show” for everyone visiting the Monster World.

Jingle Cruise

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Jingle Cruise brings new jokes and puns to the river as the Skippers make the best of holidays stranded in the jungle. This overlay is the only one that runs during regular hours.

Character Meet and Greets

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Special character meet and greets are available during the party, including “Sandy Claws” Jack Skellington, Mickey in his new holiday outfit, and more.

Complimentary Gifts

Ornament

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All guests can pick up a complimentary metal ornament at the start of the party. It’s shaped like a snowflake with the party logo and the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary castle logo.

Commemorative Print

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Upon exiting the park, guests can pick up a commemorative 2022 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party print in honor of the 50th anniversary.

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