"Official" 2019 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party: Oh-So-Jolly Holiday Celebration

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    Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2019 (MVMCP)
    Oh-So-Jolly Holiday Celebration
    Welcome to the "Official" 2019 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Thread, where you will get THE most updated information for all of your Christmas needs! Most of this information is from last years party. However, I will update as new information is released.

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    Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party - Frequently Asked Questions

    :santa: What are the dates for the 2018 MVMCP?
    November 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 & 24
    December 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 & 22


    CM Discounted Parties
    November

    Sold Out Dates:

    :santa: When do MVMCP Tickets go on sale?

    2018 - Disney released Official 2018 MVMCP Dates early morning of 3/19/18, Disney Parks Blog announced MNSSHP & MVMCP Dates and that tickets were on sale. At the time of the post, tickets only available by calling 407.939.1872. Pricing only available by calling when dates announced. 4/17/18 - Tickets now available online, https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events/mickeys-very-merry-christmas-party/purchase/. https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/b...-merry-christmas-party-at-magic-kingdom-park/
    Please note that MVMCP is a "hard-ticket" event. A "hard-ticket" event means you must buy a separate ticket for admission to the party, you cannot use a day of your regular Magic Your Way ticket to attend MVMCP.

    :santa: How much do tickets cost?

    Ticket prices vary depending on the date of the party.

    2019 Prices

    November 11, 12, 14, 17 & 21

    Advance Purchase: $99 adult, $94 child (Ages 3-9)
    Day of Purchase: $109 adult, $104 child


    November 8, 15 & 22 and December 3, 5, 8, 10, 12 & 15

    Advance Purchase: $109 adult, $104 child (Ages 3-9)
    Day of Purchase: $119 adult, $114 child


    November 24 and December 1, 6, 13 & 17

    Advance Purchase: $115 adult, $110 child (Ages 3-9)
    Day of Purchase: $125 adult, $120 child


    December 19
    Advance Purchase: $129 adult, $124 child (Ages 3-9)
    Day of Purchase: $139 adult, $134 child

    December 20 & 22
    Advance Purchase and
    Day of Purchase: $139 adult, $134 child (Ages 3-9)

    Passholders can get $5 discount on the advance pricing listed.

    :santa: Where can I buy the tickets? When should I buy tickets?
    Tickets can be ordered by calling 407-W-DISNEY or purchase online, https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/tickets/events/. Once you purchase tickets, they will be linked to yourMy Disney Experience account.

    Definitely purchase in advance of the party, especially if you plan to attend one of the last parties, or if there is a specific day you prefer to go.

    :santa: What time does MVMCP start? What time can I enter the park?

    MVMCP officially starts at 7pm. Guests may enter Magic Kingdom using their party tickets starting at 4pm. This practice is not officially advertised by Disney, but it has been exercised for many years and Cast Members will readily confirm this information. None of the party-specific M&Gs or treats will begin until 7pm, with a few M&G exceptions.

    New in 2018 – Earlier Entry for DVC Members
    This year, Members and their guests can enter Magic Kingdom park starting at 2:00 PM, which is 2 hours earlier than ever before! Simply present your valid Disney Vacation Club Membership Card and your event ticket at the main entrance touchpoints to take advantage of this benefit. The benefit is valid for the Member and up to 7 guests with tickets to this event (a total of 8 people).

    :santa: Do I need a wristband? What if I want to stay without one?
    Yes, a wristband is included in the cost of admission. All ticket holders for this event will be required to wear a wristband. You may pick-up your wristband and map of the party at designated locations in the MK.

    Once the party begins at 7pm, Cast Members begin looking for those who do not have wristbands to exit the park.

    MVMCP Ticket Holders have purchased tickets with "their money" for the party; if you do not have a ticket/wristband make your way to exit the gates by 7pm.

    As discussed on another thread, there are different color wristbands, so NO Double Dipping to attend another party. Oh, my! I'm already in the park. Do I have to exit and re-enter for MVMCP? No, there are checkpoints within the park to check-in and receive wristbands for MVMCP!

    Locations (Will Update When 2019 Info Released)
    Tortuga Tavern (Adventureland)
    Fantasy Faire (Fantasyland)
    Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor (Tomorrowland) - Near the Exit

    :santa: Are FP+ Reservations available during the party?

    No, there are no FP+ reservations in the park after 6 p.m., the closing time of Magic Kingdom to day guests.

    You can, however, make FP+ reservations using your party ticket for the 4-6:00pm time period (FP+ Selections should be booked between 3:30-6:00pm), before the party officially begins. The good news is that most attraction lines will be short enough during the party that you won’t miss FP+ reservations much. New for 2017 with the Magic Kingdom closing @ 6pm to day guests, FP+ will cease to be available after 5:30pm-6:00pm and the 15 minute late grace period will not be given; this is the same for 2018 too.

    When Can I Make FP+ Reservations?
    Staying at a Disney World Resort: 60D in Advance
    Staying at a Non-Disney Resort: 30D in Advance

    Please note, if you only purchased MVMCP tickets, your FP+ reservation is still based on resort check-in day (60D in Advance).


    FastPass+ FAQs
    http://www.disboards.com/threads/fastpass-frequently-asked-questions.3491680/
    http://www.disboards.com/threads/fp-faq-addendum.3538258/
    http://www.disboards.com/threads/everything-sdfp-second-set-fp-long-faq.3520747/

    MVMCP & Scheduling FP+: https://www.disboards.com/threads/mvmcp-and-scheduling-fp-4-6pm.3633529/#post-58193594

    2017 FP+ Canceled/Not Canceled Thread (MNSSHP):
    https://www.disboards.com/threads/w...from-4pm-6-30pm-with-a-mnsshp-ticket.3622575/

    :santa: Do you have a map of the party?

    Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Map gives you an idea of special foods available, as well as show times for the major entertainment.

    :santa: What Complimentary Holiday Treats are offered?

    Locations are indicated on the map. There is no limit to how many times you can go back to the same location for more. Several holiday treat locations will be open until midnight during MVMCP.

    Locations
    Market Street (Magic Kingdom Bypass) - Until 8pm: Red Mickey Santa Sugar Cookie (Wrapped)
    Tortuga Tavern (Adventureland): Snowman Soft Pretzel and Shaved Ice
    Liberty Square Ticket Office: Ginger Molasses Cookie and Eggnog
    The Friar's Nook (Fantasyland): DOVE® Chocolate and Chilled Apple Cider
    Storybook Circus Snacks Cart in Fantasyland (Near Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jingle Jam): Peppermint Crunch Cookie
    Pinocchhio's Village Haus: Hot Chocolate, Fanta Fruit Flavored Soda and a Variety of Cookies
    Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café: Snickerdoodle Cookie and Hot Chocolate
    Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies (Tomorrowland): Chocolate Chip Cookie and Sno-Cone


    Note: Alternative healthy and gluten-free options are available upon request.
    Menus and offerings are subject to change and availability.

    :santa: What characters can I meet at MVMCP? (Will Update When 2019 Info is Released)

    Main Street, U.S.A.
    Santa Claus at Town Square (Meets During the Day)
    Mickey Mouse (Christmas Outfit) at Town Square Theater
    Jack Skellington as Sandy Claws and Sally at Town Square Theater
    (Starts Meeting @ 4:30pm & Wristbands distributed in line if you're already in the park.)

    Adventureland
    Captain Jack Sparrow
    Aladdin
    (Prince Ali) withAbu (Scarf)
    Jasmine with Genie
    Moana
    (Starts Meeting @ 5:45pm)
    Peter Pan (Scarf) - Roaming

    Liberty Square
    Mary Poppins & Bert

    Fantasyland
    Tigger and Friends
    (Scarves) ---Near Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Starts Meeting @ 6:20pm)
    Ariel w/Prince Eric (Across from Ariel's Grotto)
    Princess Tiana w/Naveen and Rapunzel w/Flynn Ryder (Princess Fairytale Hall)
    Cinderella w/Prince Charming and Elena of Avalor (Princess Fairytale Hall)
    Aurora w/Prince Phillip and Snow White w/Prince (Near Princess Fairytale Hall) --- Line up at 6:30pm
    Belle
    Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum (Next to the Mad Tea Party) ---
    Started making an appearance w/o 12/3)

    Frontierland
    The Country Bears

    Storybook Circus
    Seven Dwarfs
    (Holiday Scarves) --- Very popular! Line up by 5pm to meet them. (Starts Meeting @ 6:15pm)
    Scrooge McDuck w/Donald (Lumberjack/Holiday Plaid Hat & Coat) --- Casey Jr.
    Minnie Mouse
    (Peppermint Dress) & Daisy Duck (Holiday Dress w/Snowflakes)
    Santa Goofy (Near Barnstormer)
    Timon, Doc McStuffins & Vampirina (Disney Junior Jingle Jam)

    Tomorrowland
    Nick Wilde & Judy Hopps
    (Starts Meeting @ 6:15pm)
    Reindeer
    Polar Bears


    Seven Dwarfs, Sandy Claws, Captain Jack Sparrow, Nick & Judy, the Princes with their Princesses (Prince Charming, Prince Eric, Flynn Ryder, Prince Phillip & Prince), and Moana are exclusive to MVMCP.

    Aladdin as Prince Ali, and Peter Pan with scarf are also unique to MVMCP.
    Abu, Genie, Bert & Piglet are other hard to find characters.

    Characters that you can normally find at the park, such as Mickey, Minnie, Daisy, Donald, Goofy, and the Tigger & Friends, are dressed up in Christmas costumes ONLY for MVMCP.

    :santa: How long are the Character Meet & Greet lines?

    It depends. There are a few of the popular characters that will have lines that begin long before the party starts. If you want to see the 7 Dwarfs you will want to line up around 5:00pm. The other M&G wait times will range from 30-45 minutes.

    :santa: Are the attractions open during MVMCP?

    Yes, and the lines for most attractions (except Seven Dwarfs Mine Train) will have much shorter wait times than a regular park day.

    List of Open Attractions (Will Update When 2019 Info is Released)

    Main Street U.S.A.
    Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
    Town Square Theater

    Adventureland
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
    Swiss Family Treehouse
    Jungle Jingle Cruise

    Frontierland
    Splash Mountain
    Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    County Bear Jamboree

    Liberty Square
    The Haunted Mansion

    Fantasyland
    Princess Fairytale Hall
    Peter Pan's Flight
    Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
    "it's a small world"
    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
    Mad Tea Party
    Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
    Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid

    Storybook Circus
    Dumbo the Flying Elephant
    The Barnstormer

    Tomorrowland
    Astro Orbiter
    Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
    Space Mountain
    Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
    Tomorrowland Speedway
    :santa: Should I attend?
    Is MVMCP worth it? IMO it is most definitely worth the price at least once. I thoroughly enjoyed MVMCP, and we plan to attend 2 parties this year (fingers crossed for dates). It’s definitely worth it if your budget allows.

    There’s plenty of special entertainment, special decorations and lighting, and lots of unique character meet and greets.

    If you decide to attend MVMCP, make sure to purchase your tickets in advance, and use any available discounts (i.e. DVC, AP, etc,).

    Tickets are more expensive on the day of the party, and several nights each year sell out completely.

    :santa: Party Crowds
    MVMCP is a special ticket event with a limited amount of tickets sold. It has been discussed that more tickets are being sold as of late. However, due to Party Entertainment, crowds tend to be more concentrated around the events, especially the parade and fireworks. November party dates will almost always be less busy than December dates, and Tuesdays are usually less crowded than parties offered on other days of the week. Day of the week tends to matter as well, with Monday through Thursday evenings being less busy than the weekend events.

    https://blog.touringplans.com/2018/...d-mickeys-very-merry-christmas-party-in-2018/

    :santa: Can I purchase Memory Maker for MVMCP ONLY?
    Yes, Disney PhotoPass now offers Memory Maker (MM) One Day (Disney PhotoPass Website Updated on 3/25/16).
    The Memory Maker Window begins at 6:00am EST on the day you use the 1D theme park admission with which MM is bundled at purchase or if MM was purchased separately, the date the photo selected on the MDE app, or of applicable, on MyDisneyPhotoPass.com when purchasing MM or when linking a previously purchased MM code to your Disney account and ends at 5:59am EST on the following day.(i.e. The 1D Memory Maker can be purchased in the app, after you have a photo loaded into your account, click on the photo, and you will get the option to purchase either the 30-day MM for $169, or the 1-day MM for $69).

    PhotoPass photographers will take Magic Shots during the party where you will pose and when you see the photos afterward, you'll see something magically inserted into the photo.
    https://mydisneyphotopass.disney.go.com/memory-maker-terms/
    Email: disneyphotopass_support@disneyworld.com or Call 407-560-4300


    Magic Shots
    Disney PhotoPass Photographers will be available to capture Special Holiday Themed Magic Shots at the Main Entrance, Town Square, Main Street, U.S.A., the Castle Hub and in front of The Haunted Mansion.
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    :santa: Are there any Dining Options?
    Dining is available at select counter service and snack locations throughout the park, but is very limited once the party begins. It’s probably wise to eat your main evening meal prior to attending the party.

    Counter Service Dining Locations Open During Party: (Will Update When 2019 Info is Released)

    Main Street U.S.A.
    Main Street Bakery
    Plaza Ice Cream
    Casey's Corner
    The Crystal Palace (to 8pm) - Table Service

    Adventureland
    Aloha Isle

    Frontierland
    Pecos Bill (to 11pm)

    Liberty Square
    Columbia Harbor House (to 8pm)
    Sleepy Hollow
    Liberty Square Market (to 9pm)

    Fantasyland
    Storybook Treats
    Gaston's Tavern (to 10pm)
    Be Our Guest Restaurant (to 10pm) - Table Service
    Cinderella's Royal Table (to 10pm) - Table Service

    Tomorrowland
    Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe
    The Lunching Pad
    Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies

    Holiday-themed specialty treats are available at the following locations:
    These treats will only be available within the Magic Kingdom during MVMCP.

    Main Street Bakery: Chocolate Yule Log, Mickey Ornament Gingerbread Cookie
    Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe (Frontierland): Three Caballeros Spiced Chocolate Yule Log (Gluten Friendly), Feliz Navidad Nachos
    Sleepy Hollow (Liberty Square): Sandy Claws Dessert, Red Velvet Zero Waffles
    Gaston's Tavern (Fantasyland): Vanellope Éclair
    Storybook Treats (Fantasyland): Scrooge McDuck Eggnog Custard Dessert (Gluten Friendly)
    Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe (Tomorrowland): Jolly Holiday Burger
    Throughout the Park: Popcorn (Popcorn Carts) & Red and Green Sugar Churro (Churro Carts)
    Treats Offered All Day, Every Day Throughout the Holiday Season
    Casey's Corner: Ugly Sweater Brownie & Poutine Hot Diggity Dog ($11.49, Regular & $13.49, Foot-Long)
    Gaston's Tavern (Fantasyland): Gaston's Cinnamon Roll
    Main Street Bakery: Holiday Mickey Cinnamon Roll (Red and green icing garnished with a Mickey Santa Hat) & Sugar Rush Jumbo Cupcake (Red velvet vanilla swirl cupcake with peppermint icing, assorted candy, sprinkles, and a white chocolate Wreck-It Ralph piece)
    Plaza Ice Cream Parlor: Peppermint Ice Cream Sundae or Cone
    Storybook Treats (Fantasyland): Peppermint Soft Serve Cone and Sundae
    Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe (Tomorrowland): Mickey's Very Merry Berry Lemonade

    Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies (Tomorrowland) - Closes @ 5pm on Party Nights: Christmas Cookie Sundae or Milkshake
    Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe (Frontierland): Churro Bites with Red and Green Sugar – served with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

    :santa: Snow on Main Street, U.S.A.
    This isn’t “real” snow, it is actually imitation snow. There is a “snowfall” on Main Street (Between Casey's Corner & the Emporium) before the parades and then at the end of the evening. There is also snow on Main Street after the fireworks. It can snow intermittently on Main Street, but there is not snow during A Frozen Holiday Wish or the Fireworks. There is also snow in Tomorrowland immediately following A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas Show.
    :santa: What are the times for Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade?
    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade runs at 8:30pm and 11:00pm (2018).

    It has been discussed that the second parade is less crowded than the first. There are advantages and disadvantages to both depending on your party size/age and party plans.

    FYI: The parade route begins in Frontierland, follows the waterway until it reaches Liberty Square, crosses the Liberty Square bridge, circles Central Plaza in front of Cinderella's Castle, then heads down Main Street, U.S.A., where it ends next to Harmony Barbershop.
    :santa: What time is Holiday Wishes (Fireworks)?
    Holiday Wishes - Celebrate the Spirit of the Season is at 10:00pm on party nights (2018).

    Holiday Wishes is Exclusive to MVMCP.
    :santa: Transportation
    The Walt Disney World Transportation, including the boat launches, bus and monorail stations, all continue to run during and after Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

    Disney Springs: One-way bus service from the 4 Disney theme parks operates daily from 4:00 PM until 11:00 PM or 2 hours after theme parks close, whichever is earlier.
    :santa: Weather
    Please note that the party will go on regardless of weather, so even if it's pouring down raining, it will take place.

    What is the weather like in November and December?
    Average high temperature: 78°F/72°F
    Average low temperature: 58°F/51°F
    Mean temperature: 68°F/62°F
    Record high temperature: 90°F (1957)/89°F (2000)
    Record low temperature: 28°F (1970)/19°F (1989)
    Average Precipitation: 2.14 in./2.89in.
    :santa: Does MVMCP end before Christmas?
    The actual SPECIAL EVENT (MVMCP) does end on the selected date, however, they still have the Christmas Parade for FREE in the Magic Kingdom after the last scheduled MVMCP for you to enjoy in case you cannot attend MVMCP! You should try your best to attend though!
    MVMCP Dining FAQ

    :santa: Can I make ADRs in the Magic Kingdom WITHOUT a party ticket?
    Yes, you can make your reservations up until 6:00pm. Please note you will be asked to leave the property as soon as your dining experience is complete. If you have not purchased a MVMCP ticket, you can purchase a same day ticket IF the party has not sold out.

    :santa: Should I eat in a Disney Restaurant while the party is going on? Will I miss something?

    This is subjective, and you will see conflicting opinions posted on various threads. Remember - you can enter the park at 4pm if you have purchased a MVMCP ticket. Most agree that you should eat either before, or during the 4-7pm time periods so you DO NOT waste time/miss the Christmas Festivities.

    At Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, 3 of the most popular table-service restaurants in Magic Kingdom park will be open.
    Be Our Guest
    Cinderella's Royal Table
    The Crystal Palace

    Dining reservations are available from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
    Please check the MVMCP Dining Page for Specific Times of Each Restaurant.

    Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party tickets are required to book dinner or dessert party reservations. No exceptions will be made.

    Valid tickets to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party are required to make reservations and are not included in the price of dining or dessert party packages.

    Advance reservations are strongly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to arrival.

    Reservations will not be available through each restaurant’s dining page for the duration of the event.

    Restaurant menus will remain the same during the event.

    Crystal Palace Character Dining will remain the same—Character appearances are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

    Disney Dining Plans will be accepted at all 3 participating restaurants.

    Call (407) 939-3463 to purchase party tickets and make dining/dessert party reservations or book online @ https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/d...eys-very-merry-christmas-party-table-service/.
    :santa: Is there a Premium Dining Package and/or Dessert party? (Will Update When 2019 Info Released)

    Yes, 3 packages are available.


    Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party!
    (New for 2018)
    At this new and special experience beginning at 9:30 p.m., you can pop in and out at your leisure and indulge in savory hors d’oeuvres including a selection of artisanal meats and cheeses as well as Tony’s famous meatballs, mini hand-tossed pizzas, boursin-stuffed artichoke and more! And if you’re wanting to satisfy that sweet tooth, then you can snack on pumpkin tartlets, Yule Logs, cannoli, Christmas cookies, and red velvet cupcakes.
    To go along with this festive array of dishes, raise a glass to the spirit of the season with a selection of complementary beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. While you eat, enjoy a holiday atmosphere and views of Town Square and Main Street, U.S.A. The party doesn’t stop there! At 11:00 p.m., you’ll have access to a special reserved viewing area for the truly enchanting Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade as it makes its way down Main Street, U.S.A.

    Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party is available for $99 per person (plus tax) every Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party event night at Magic Kingdom Park. Admission to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is required to attend. Plus, we have great news for our Annual Passholders and DVC Members – you will be able to enjoy a 1-day exclusive early booking window on October 29 by calling 407-827-7348.
    Reservations will be available to everyone beginning October 30 online,https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/magic-kingdom/most-merriest-town-square-party/ or by calling 407-827-7348. Space is limited and will fill up fast, so book your reservation soon!

    Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrance

    The Holiday Wishes Dessert Premium Package costs $84 for adults or $50 for children (ages 3 to 9), tax not included. A separate Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party ticket is also required and is not included in the price of the package. Call (407) 939-3463 to reserve your premium package or book online,https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/magic-kingdom/wishes-fireworks-holiday-dessert-party/.

    Treat your senses to fa-la-la-fantastic views of Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks bursting high above Cinderella Castle. Before the fireworks, at a table decked with boughs of holly, discover a host of holiday-themed cupcakes and desserts prepared by our pastry chef, along with a bountiful buffet of sweet treats—like chocolate-dipped strawberries, chocolate mousse, ice cream, cheeses and fresh, seasonal fruits. So raise a cup of good cheer with sparkling cider, signature lemonades, specialty Christmas drinks, hot chocolate, coffee or tea, and then marvel as the sky above explodes with color, music and light!​


    Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party with Plaza Garden Viewing (Returning for 2018)
    Location: Dessert party held at Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant at Magic Kingdom park, with fireworks viewing in the Plaza Garden.
    Pricing: This experience is $69 plus tax for Guests ages 10 and older, and $41 plus tax for Guests ages 3 to 9.
    How to Book: Call (407) 939-3463 to reserve your premium dessert party package or book online, https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/d...ickeys-very-merry-christmas-party-plaza-view/.

    MVMCP Entertainment - 2018 Info

    A Frozen Holiday Wish
    Queen Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff from Frozen appears twice each evening to get the Castle Dream Lights lit up for the night in a 7 minute show.
    Times: 8:15pm
    Dates: November 4 - December 31, 2018 (Nightly).
    The first show (for MVMCP) is at 6:10pm on November 8th to kick off the start of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party & the Holiday Season. On MVMCP nights, the show occurs twice nightly. On regular Magic Kingdom days, the show occurs once nightly @ 6:15pm.



    Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
    Marching toy soldiers, reindeer, gingerbread men, classic characters dressed in their holiday best and Santa Claus himself appear in this super fun parade. There is a “snowfall” on Main Street before the parades and then at the end of the evening.
    Kringle Krew Pre-Parade: A street act combining hip-hop elements with traditional Christmas entertainment for a pre-parade party.
    Times: 8:30pm and 11:00pm



    Holiday Wishes - Celebrate the Spirit of the Season
    Times: 10:00pm


    Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration
    Mickey and his pals invite some of their friends over for an unforgettable Christmas party filled with music, dancing, color and fun. Look for Woody and Jessie from “Toy Story,” Fantasyland friends such as Peter Pan and Snow White, and many more! “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration” will be presented on the Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage.
    Times: 7:40pm, 9:25pm, 10:30pm & 11:55pm


    A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas Show (Rockettower Plaza Stage)
    Holiday-themed intergalactic stage show that involves characters from Tomorrowland attractions. Stitch, Buzz Lightyear, and Mike Wazowski join a singing host and cast of dancers to entertain guests with holiday songs. A story about Stitch's efforts to bring Santa Claus to the show from the sky since he doesn't understand the meaning of Christmas.
    Times: 7:45pm, 8:35pm, 9:25pm, 10:45pm & 11:35pm


    Disney Junior Jingle Jam (New for 2018)
    Disney Junior Jingle Jam will be added to the entertainment offerings for the 2018 MVMCP. It will be a dance party that occurs in Storybook Circus. The Halloween version offered the premiere of Vampirina along with Doc McStuffins. Timon, Doc McStuffins and Vampirina will appear for the Disney Junior Jingle Jam.
    Time: 7:00pm - 12:00am

    The Edge Effect (New for 2018 Replacing VoicePlay) - Rockettower Plaza Stage
    This The Edge Effect is a popular, Orlando-based acapella act. The group is comprised of Danny Alan, Troy Dolendo, Sean Gerrity, John Gibson II and Karl Hudson. Travelling the world, they strive to prove that singers do not need Autotune and computers to put on a great show for all ages. Their music is as diverse as they are; offering a wide array of styles and showcasing influences that span decades.
    Times: 8:10pm, 9:00pm, 10:20pm & 11:10pm


    Club Tinsel Dance Party @ Cosmic Ray's featuring Reindeer, Polar Bears & Elves
    Time: 7:00pm - 12:00am

    Reindeer Wranglers led by Quickdraw Phillips (Returning for 2018)
    A group of Reindeer Wrangling Cowboys that will provide comedy and festive song in Frontierland.
    Times: 7:15pm, 8:05pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm & 11:45pm



    Top-Five Things You Must Do at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

    https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/b...t-do-at-mickeys-very-merry-christmas-party-2/

    Everything You Need to Know About Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park
    https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/b...erry-christmas-party-at-magic-kingdom-park-2/


    Exclusive MVMCP Sorcerer's of the Magic Kingdom Card
    2019


    Exclusive Merchandise


    Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
    Reservations for Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique (407-WDW-STYLE or 407-939-7895) should be made as far in advance as possible. Available at Disney Springs (Behind Once Upon a Toy) and at Magic Kingdom (Inside Cinderella's Castle). These locations book up fast , especially on Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party nights!


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    monique5 DVC - BLT & VGF

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    Holiday Happenings
     
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    Special Offerings During The Holidays
     
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    Ghosts of Christmas Past
    :santa: "Official" 2018 MVMCP Thread
    https://www.disboards.com/threads/o...-merry-christmas-party-holiday-magic.3668978/

    2018 MVMCP Dates
    November 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 25, 27, 29 & 30
    December 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20 & 21


    CM Discounted Parties
    November 9, 12, 13 & 15

    Sold Out Dates: 11/8 (11/8), 11/9 (11/9), 11/25 (11/24), 12/16 (12/9), 12/21 (12/19)

    2018 Ticket Prices

    Nov. 12, 13, 15 (adults/children): $101.18 / $95.85
    Nov. 8, 9, 16, 25, 27, 29, 30 & Dec. 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16 (adults/children): $105.44 / $100.11
    Nov. 30 & Dec. 7 (adults/children): $116.09 / $110.76
    Dec. 18, 20 (adults/children): $122.48 / $117.15
    Dec. 21 (adults/children): $133.13/ $127.80



    :santa: "Official" 2017 MVMCP Thread
    https://www.disboards.com/threads/o...tmas-party-2017-believe-in-the-magic.3587769/

    2017 MVMCP Dates
    November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26 & 28
    December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21 & 22


    Sold Out Dates: 11/9 (10/25), 11/26 (11/26), 11/28 (11/28), 12/1 (11/21), 12/5 (12/5),12/12 (12/12), 12/15 (12/15),12/17 (12/2), 12/21 (12/19) & 12/22 (12/6)

    2017 Ticket Prices
    General Purchase Pricing
    November 9 - Adult: $94 + tax, Child: $89 + tax
    November 10, 17, 26 & 28 - Adult: $95 + tax, Child: $90 + tax
    November 12, 14 & 16 - Adult: $89 + tax, Child: $84 + tax
    December 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14 & 17 - Adult: $95 + tax, Child: $90 + tax
    December 8 & 15 - Adult: $99 + tax, Child: $94 + tax
    December 9 & 5 - Adult: $96 + tax, Child: $91 + tax
    December 19, 21 & 22 - Adult: $109 + tax, Child: $104 + tax


    Annual Passholder Advance Pricing & Disney Vacation Club Advance Pricing
    November 9 - Adult: $87 + tax, Child: $82 + tax
    November 10, 17, 26 & 28 - Adult: $91 + tax, Child: $86 + tax
    November 12, 14 & 16 - Adult: $82 + tax, Child: $77 + tax
    December 1, 3, 5 & 12 - Adult: $91 + tax, Child: $86 + tax


    Military Ticket Prices*
    November 9 - Adult $67.75, Child $64.25
    November 12, 14 & 16 - Adult $64.25, Child $60.75



    :santa: "Official" 2016 MVMCP Thread
    https://www.disboards.com/threads/o...ave-yourself-a-very-mickey-christmas.3476594/

    2016 MVMCP Dates
    November: 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27 & 29
    December: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18 & 22


    Sold Out Dates: November 18 (11/16); December 16 (12/15), 18 (11/30), 22 (11/29)

    2016 Ticket Prices
    Advance Purchase Pricing
    November 10, 13 - Adult $86, Child $81
    November 18, 27, 29 - Adult $92, Child $87
    December 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13 - Adult $91, Child $86

    Same Day Purchase Pricing
    November 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15 - Adult $91, Child $86
    December 1 - Adult $91, Child $86
    November 18, 27, 29 - Adult $96, Child $91
    December 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 - Adult $96, Child $91
    December 16, 18, 22 - Adult $99, Child $94

    Annual Passholder Advance Pricing
    November 7, 8, 11, 15 - Adult $84, Child $79
    November 10, 13 - Adult $79, Child $74
    December 1 - Adult $84, Child $79


    Disney Vacation Club Advance Pricing
    November 7, 8, 11, 15 - Adult $84, Child $79
    December 1 - Adult $84, Child $79
    November 10, 13 - Adult $79, Child $74
    November 18, 27, 29 - Adult $89, Child $84
    December 6 - Adult $89, Child $84
     
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    Are the tickets refundable since you have to book so far in advance?
     
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    Are they transferable?
     
  12. KyleAfterAWhile

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    Now that halloween tickets have gone on sale, when should we expect to see Christmas? March maybe?
     
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  13. KyleAfterAWhile

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    Disney will work with you on a case-by-case basis. Example, you change your plans, your tickets are probably yours. You have a death in the family, somebody cannot make it, your vacation dates change, they will work with you.
    Official policy is that one purchased that is it, but Disney has been known to review the situation and make a decision from there.
     
  14. ilovetotravel1977

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    Hmm, okay. So a 50-50 chance of a modification. Assuming there are still spaces open on another party night...
     
  15. Cluelyss

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    The March/April timeframe has been the norm, with party dates and tickets for both MNSSHP and MVMCP released together.

    My guess is that with the “late fall” opening of GE, and the early release of free dining and MNSSHP tickets, Disney is doing their best to entice as many people as possible to book “early fall.” I would not expect to see MVMCP details any earlier than normal, and maybe even later,as they brace for huge crowds at the end of the year.
     
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    Excitedly following again this year.
     
  17. Mto3

    Mto3 Earning My Ears

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    Wish we weregoing again this year!

    My nephew got sick while at the resorts a couple of years ago. Disney refunded their tickets in full and even comped them the day they missed at the parks.
     
  18. RolloTomasi

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    Love the Christmas Party! We attended the first 2018 party (11/8) and I was surprised at how light the crowds seemed for a sold out party (cookie lines were quick and we didn't see a wait time above twenty minutes all night - except for Dwarfs, of course) until we went to the hub for Holiday Wishes and realized that's where everyone was all night, lol. Wall to wall people. We'll be visiting this year the week before Thanksgiving so definitely planning on going again. It's just such a fun time!
     
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    Very excited knowing that we will be attending one this year!! Went to our first in 2017!
     
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    Yes indeed!
     
  21. buteraa

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    I had to change my tickets from November to December due to a surgery. They had no problem doing it but I did have to pay the difference in price.
     
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