• On Jan 7, 2019
    Aaron from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Which size of the outer deco bubble balloon used inside the mickey balloons at the disney parks? Is it 20 or 24 inch?

    Hey, Aaron and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    When it comes to Disney souvenirs, the Mickey "Glasshouse" balloon is a classic that makes all Guests "ooh" and"ahh." I contacted Carl Frederickson from Disney•Pixar film “Up!” who was traveling from Paradise Island with Kevin to Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. He said the balloons are typically inflated to about 22 inches in diameter but, of course, that may vary with time and temperature. Carl is amazing!

    Disney Dad Tip: The iconic Mickey "Glasshouse" balloons are fantastic stroller markers and if you ask with a spoonful of sugar, Cast Members will let you hold the balloon bouquet for photos.

    Aaron, remember, to look inside the balloon and if you hear a tune there's nowhere to go but up.

    Enjoy making many Magical Memories!

    ~Jason

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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a Disney Dad raising two fantastic boys with my wife. We love the hidden treasures found on both coasts at the "Happiest Place on Earth" and "Most Magical Place on Earth."  I am so excited to share my "yEARS" of pixie-dust covered experiences with you while planning your Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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