• On May 5, 2016
    Talisa from AL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Mickeys Christmas party... If we are not planning on watching the parades do you still recommend us going to this and on nights at MK where there is no party are the Christmas lights still on?

    Hi Talisa! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is one of my favorite extra ticket events. I love how this party really gets me feeling the spirit of the Holiday Season. My family especially loves spending time together on Main Street, U.S.A. while it snows with a cup of hot chocolate and a cookie in our hands. The Holiday Wishes fireworks display is absolutely beautiful and we love being in the Magic Kingdom park late into the evening for this event.

    One of our favorite events during this party is the parade. In my opinion this parade is so worth seeing. There is something so magical about seeing the Toy Soldiers marching right in front of your eyes and Santa waving to you saying “Merry Christmas!” I have to admit that if I personally wasn’t planning on watching this parade I don’t know that I would attend this party, however I know that there are a lot of people that do go to the party without watching the parade. In the past Cinderella Castle has been lit up on non-party nights. As a matter of fact there has also been a show prior to Castle lighting!

    Whatever you decide to do I hope that you and your family have a magical time!

    ~Heather~
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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

I am a mom, wife, oncology  nurse, daydreamer, and wannabe Disney Princess. I am always dreaming about and planning my next Walt Disney World vacation. I have experiencing navigating the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, multigenerational groups, as well as with special needs and food allergies. I love helping others plan their vacations and I am here to help make all of your dreams come true! Learn More About Heather

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