“Disney Merriest Nites” After-Hours Event Coming to Disneyland

The Disneyland Resort has announced a new after-hours event coming to Disneyland Park to celebrate the holiday season with “Disney Merriest Nites.”



What’s Happening:

  • Disneyland Guests will soon be able to enjoy the holiday season with a new after-hours event coming to Disneyland Park.
  • “Disney Merriest Nites will be a separate ticket, limited-capacity offering featuring six-themed parties all around Disneyland Park.
  • Guests will find photo backdrops, character sightings, themed food and beverage offerings, and more during the event.
  • Attractions like “it’s a small world” Holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday will also be open for Guests to enjoy.
  • Those attending will also get a special viewing of “A Christmas Fantasy” parade.
  • During the event, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Mickey’s Toontown, and Critter Country will not be open.

Event Nights:

  • November 11, 16, 30
  • December 7, 9


  • Tickets will cost $165 per person.
  • Tickets will go on sale starting September 14 no earlier than 9:00 am PT on Disneyland.com and the Disneyland app.


  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads from the night.
  • Select attractions available including “it’s a small world” Holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday.
  • A special viewing of “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade
  • Guests can take advantage of early park admission, able to get in starting at 5:00 pm on their ticketed night with the special event starting at 8:00 pm.
  • Special Disney Merriest Nites-themed merchandise.
  • Event-inspired menu options like hot chocolate and cookies at select locations.

“Disney Merriest Nites” Themed Parties:

Guests going to the event will be able to experience six-themed parties taking place throughout the park.

Victorian-Themed Party on Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Mickey will welcome Guests to the party along with Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and their friends as they travel on a special coach with Christmas carol sing-alongs, and more.

New Orleans Holiday in New Orleans Square

  • Princess Tiana will greet Guests to a bayou-inspired celebration.

Feliz Navidad Party in Frontierland

  • Miguel from Coco will wish everyone Feliz Navidad with a dance-filled fiesta.

Tropical Party in Adventureland

  • Lilo and Stitch host a tropical holiday celebration.

Frozen-Themed Party in Fantasyland

  • Elsa will host a wintertime celebration for Guests.

Tomorrowland Party in Tomorrowland

  • Buzz Lightyear will host an out of this world holiday celebration featuring a DJ and more.

So what do you think? Will you be heading to “Disney Merriest Nites” when it begins in November? Let us know!

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