Mickey dressed in holiday clothes in front of a Christmas tree.
  • On Jul 5, 2024
    Amanda from NH Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    My family and I are visiting Orlando fl from nov 3rd 2024- nov 11th 2024, was really hoping to visit Magic Kingdom while decorated for Christmas. Which day would be best. We have visited a few times but never with a Christmas theme

    Hey Amanda!

    What a wonderful time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort, especially when the magic of the holiday season is just beginning to sprinkle its pixie dust all over the parks! Your trip is perfectly timed to experience the transformation of Magic Kingdom Park into a winter wonderland.

    While we don't have the exact date for when the holiday decorations will officially be up, historically, Magic Kingdom Park has been known to seemingly transform overnight filled with twinkling lights, sparkling wreaths, and the sweet sounds of Christmas carols. This magical transformation typically happens just before the very first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, which this year is set for November 8th, 2024. I anticipate the decorations will be set up within a day or two before the Christmas Party!

    Consider attending Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party to make the most of your visit. This extra ticket event is brimming with exclusive holiday entertainment, including Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, which features beloved characters in their holiday finest, and Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show, a spectacular display that lights up the night sky with holiday magic. Plus, there are special snacks like cookies and hot chocolate to keep you warm and merry. Tickets for this event are on sale now!

    Whether you’re soaking in the festive decorations, enjoying the seasonal treats, or reveling in the holiday shows and parades, your visit to Magic Kingdom Park during this special time will surely create memories that you and your family will cherish forever.

    Happy Holidays and have a magical trip!  


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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

Hi there! I'm Heather from Buffalo NY, a planDisney Alumni and proud mom of three. By day, I'm an oncology nurse, but my heart belongs to Walt Disney World. Having navigated the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, teens, and multigenerational groups, I live to turn dreams into magical vacations. When I'm not exploring the wonders of Walt Disney World, you'll find me sailing the high seas on Disney Cruise Line. Adventure awaits - let's make your Disney dreams come true!  Learn More About Heather

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