Dates for the 2012 offerings of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party have been announced by Disney with tickets for the events also now available. Party nights start on November 9, 2012 and run on select nights through December 21, 2012.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event tied to the holiday season held on select nights at the Magic Kingdom® of the Walt Disney World Resort. Those interested in attending will need to purchase a party ticket as admission to the event is not included as part of general admission.
Party hours start at 7PM and run through midnight. The park closes for non-party ticket holders at 7PM leaving the festivities, activities and rides available just for those attending the party.
Guests at the party will be treated to:
- Enchanted Castle Dream Lights on Cinderella Castle
- Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade including an appearance by Santa Claus
- Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season – a special fireworks spectacular
- Live entertainment with Disney Characters
- Meet and greets with some of your favorite Disney Characters
- Complimentary cookies and hot cocoa
- Magical snow fall on Main Street, U.S.A.
In addition, many of the Magic Kingdom’s rides and attractions will be open during the party giving guests an opportunity to enjoy them in addition to the party festivities. As a limited number of party tickets are sold, lines at the rides and attractions tend to be shorter during the party than during the standard admission day.
Nights when the party will be offered include November 9, 12, 15, 16, 25, 27, 29 and the 30th. December party nights include the 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21.
Those visiting Disney World during these times and who wish to attend a party event may want to consider purchasing their tickets in advance. As a limited number are sold, there is always a possibility of a sell-out of certain nights.
Pricing for tickets for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party range from $58.95-$67.95 for advance purchase for adults. Kids aged 3-9 tickets for advance purchase range from $53.95-$62.95.
As previously posted, dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party are also known.The All Things Mouse Disney Park Hours Page also offer standard park hours for those visiting Disney World this fall.
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