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Disney Introduces “Disney Merriest Nites” Coming This Holiday Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… well almost! As we currently celebrate all things this Halloween season with Oogie Boogie Bash at Disneyland Park and Disney’s After Hours Boo Bash at Walt Disney World Resort, we’re now learning of a special holiday event that will be rolling in soon! While Walt Disney World has previously shared the news of the 50th Anniversary celebrations, we also know Magic Kingdom Park will host “Disney Very Merriest After Hours“, Disneyland is adding their own dose of holiday magic with a new separate ticket, limited-capacity offering, after hours event called Disney Merriest Nites.

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Disney Parks Blog announced the event: “Since Mickey Mouse adores the holidays and celebrating with friends, he’s invited some of them to help host six themed parties in one throughout Disneyland Park. You can join Mickey Mouse and his friends on one of five select nights during November and December with the purchase of a ticket!”

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“As the host of the party, Mickey Mouse will welcome you to the party on Main Street, U.S.A. with Victorian flair, and Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and their friends join in the fun, traveling in a special coach with Christmas carol sing-alongs, Muppet antics, and a few chickens! Over in New Orleans Square, Princess Tiana plans to ring in Noel with Guests at her bayou-inspired celebration. In Frontierland, Miguel from the Disney and Pixar film “Coco” will be wishing everyone Feliz Navidad while you kick up your heels during a jolly dance-filled fiesta. Three more character-hosted holiday parties await you with a tropical party hosted by Lilo & Stitch in Adventureland, a wintertime celebration with Elsa in Fantasyland, and Buzz Lightyear taking the holidays to new heights over in Tomorrowland. Your friends and family will enjoy enhanced entertainment such as themed photo backdrops and character sightings, and themed specialty food and beverage offerings within the event.”

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Disney Park attendance at this separately ticketed holiday event offers you limited-capacity, after-hours access to Disneyland Park attractions and entertainment. Select attractions will be available, including the seasonal transformations “it’s a small world” Holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday, along with a special viewing of “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade. Plus, with unlimited Disney Photopass digital downloads from the night, you may want to wear your favorite holiday attire.

Ready to start planning your theme Park getaway for this special event? Disney Merriest Nites tickets will be sold for events on Nov. 11, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, and Dec. 9. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Sept. 14, 2021, no earlier than 9 a.m., on Disneyland.com and the Disneyland app. General Admission Tickets start at $165 per person (Ages 3+). For all the event highlights and additional details, visit disneyland.com/merriestnites. Are you planning your visit to Disneyland to experience the holidays and the all-new Disney Merriest Nites? Happy planning, Disney fans!

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.