Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

2023 Event News and Details

The most magical time of year at the most magical place on Earth?! Wintertime fun is so much better when you’re spending it with Mickey Mouse! Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party returns to Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World on select nights from November 9th through December 22nd. The enchanting evening is filled with parades, meet and greets, live entertainment, holiday goodies, merchandise, fireworks, and hot chocolate!

Dates and Ticket Prices

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a hard ticketed event for the whole family to enjoy. Prices range from $159-$199 per person and guests are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance as events tend to sell out. However, in some instances, same day tickets may be available at the gates. Event dates are listed below.

November Dates:  9, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28, 30

December Dates: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22


There’s so much to experience during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, but if you can’t get to everythings, we’ve got you covered. Below are highlights from the first event of 2023 including Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks; Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade; The Collective 5ive Boy Band, and Holiday Overlays at Tomorrowland Speedway.

Entertainment Schedule

  • Minnies Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show – 10:00PM
  • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade – 8:30PM, 11:00PM – Begins in Frontierland
  • Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration – 7:40PM, 9:25PM, 10:35PM, 11:55PM – Cinderella Castle Stage
  • Frozen Holiday Surprise – 8:15PM – Cinderella Castle Stage
  • Reindeer Wranglers – 7:15PM, 8:05PM, 9:30PM, 11:40PM – Frontierland
  • Tinsel Club – intermittently 7:00PM-12:00AM – Rockettower plaza stage, Tomorrowland
  • Disney Junior Jingle Jam – 7:00 PM-12:00AM – Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe

Very Merry Treat Locations

Guests attending Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party can enjoy complimentary cookies and hot cocoa (and other beverages) throughout the evening. Stop by one of the designated locations around the park to get your treats!

  • Columbia Harbour House in Liberty Square
  • Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland
  • The Lunching Pad in Tomorrowland
  • Pinocchio Village Haus in Fantasyland
  • Tortuga Tavern in Adventureland

Very Merry Foodie Guide

Disney’s talented chefs are always working their magic and whipping up classic, traditional, fun, and unique treats inspired by the winter holiday season. These limited time items are available to purchase only during the Very Merry Christmas Party events (unless otherwise noted). So if you’re attending and something sounds delicious, don’t pass it up!

Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies

  • NEW – Reindeer Chow Sundae: Chocolate soft-serve, pretzels, cereal, M&M’S chocolate candies, and hot fudge (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)
  • NEW- Lump of Coal in your Stocking: Cookies ‘n cream milkshake topped with whipped cream, cookies ‘n cream crumbles, and a chocolate doughnut hole

Casey’s Corner

  • NEW – Candy Cane Tart: Chocolate tart filled with peppermint ganache and topped with festive meringue

Cool Ship

  • NEW – Magic Holiday Tree: Coconut, pecans, and M&M’S chocolate candies on a graham cracker crust 

Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe

  • NEW – Holiday Pot Roast Melt: Slow-cooked beef on thick toast with cheddar and provolone cheese and beef gravy
  • NEW – Holiday Turkey Burger: Turkey burger topped with traditional stuffing, provolone cheese, and cranberry chutney on a brioche bun 
  • NEW – Christmas Cookie Cake: Christmas cookie cake roll with buttercream and topped with holiday sprinkles

The Friar’s Nook

  • NEW – Holiday Ham Fried Pie: Flaky pastry filled with baked ham, candied sweet potatoes, and spiced pecans served with pineapple glaze
  • NEW – Italian Beef Tots: Tots covered in slow-cooked beef, cheese curds, zesty giardiniera, and pot roast gravy
  • NEW – Peppermint Snowman: Chocolate brownie topped with cookies ‘n cream peppermint mousse
  • NEW – Winter Milkshake: Creamy coconut milk shake topped with whipped cream, toasted coconut, cinnamon, and crisp pearls (Non-alcoholic beverage)

Golden Oak Outpost

  • NEW – Orange Gingerbread Shake: Orange cream slushy layered with gingerbread cookie crumbles and topped with whipped cream, gingerbread spice (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • NEW – Gingerbread Cake: Decadent cake layered with cream cheese frosting and dulce de leche ganache topped with a gingerbread man chocolate piece

Main Street Bakery

  • Minnie-shaped Cinnamon Roll: Cinnamon roll topped with red icing, holiday sprinkles, and a chocolate bow (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)
  • NEW – Letter To Santa: Flourless chocolate cake, hot cocoa mousse, and marshmallows topped with chocolate pieces

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe

  • Chicken Tamale: Served “Christmas-style” with mild red chile and green chile-pumpkin seed sauces, cilantro rice, pinto beans, and queso fresco
  • NEW – Chocolate Eggnog Reindeer: Chocolate tart topped with eggnog mousse and chocolate antlers
  • NEW – Orange-Cranberry Pineapple Punch: With a hint of “smoke” from the fireplace (Non-alcoholic beverage)

Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

  • Peppermint Brownie Sundae: Peppermint ice cream, hot fudge, and candy cane sprinkles served on a brownie (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)

Sleepy Hollow Refreshments

  • NEW – Holiday Waffle Sundae: House-made red velvet waffle topped with M&M’S chocolate candies, peppermint ice cream, and hot fudge
  • NEW – Milk and Cookies for Santa: Brown sugar cookie cake topped with chocolate chip cookie dough mousse, milk mousse, and chocolate chip cookies 

Storybook Treats

  • NEW – Sugar Plum Sundae: Sugar plum soft-serve atop sugar cookie crumbs and topped with whipped cream, crisp pearls, and cotton candy

Sunshine Tree Terrace

  • NEW – Santa’s Belt Buckle: Pistachio mousse with a dark chocolate truffle center and a chocolate buckle
  • NEW – Cranberry Citrus Float with Orange-Vanilla Soft-serve Twist: Orange-vanilla soft-serve twist with Sprite Winter Spiced Cranberry and fruity boba pearls (Non-alcoholic beverage) (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)

Outdoor Vending Locations Near Cinderella Castle

  • Red Velvet Wreath: Doughnut topped with buttercream and holiday sprinkles (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)
  • NEW – Hot Cocoa Churro: Churro rolled in hot cocoa powder and topped with marshmallows and peppermint candy pieces (Available during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours)

Attractions Featuring Holiday Overlays

Now you can’t visit a Disney park without going on some rides or experiencing some attractions, right? Guests will be able check out popular offerings that have been updated with a holiday twist. Best of all, most attractions feature shorter wait times during event nights.

  • Jungle Cruise
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Monsters Inc Laugh Floor
  • Space Mountain
  • Tomorrowland Speedway

Tron Lightcycle/Run

Guests will have the opportunity to request virtual queue for Tron Lightcycle/Run beginning at 6pm for party guests. Please note that the attraction will only be accessible through virtual access.

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