Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Sep 22, 2009
    Ann from ON Asked

    Going to the Very Merry Mickey Christmas Party on Nov 20. What are the best things to do that night? Have 2 girls aged 7 & 4.

    Hi, Ann!  Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is something my family looks forward to every year.    It is my very favorite event at WDW!   The list of "best things" I am going to give you is based on the party from past years, so times/shows may vary, but the magic will remain the same!  

    -Holiday Wishes - Fireworks Spectacular!   The fireworks are just incredible.   To get the best view, stand anywhere on Main Street where you can see the Castle.

    -Nothing says "Christmas" like Mickey's Once Upon A Christmastime Parade!   There are 2 parades nightly at 8:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.   The second parade is usually less crowded.   Parade steps off in Frontierland and goes toward the front of the park.

    -If you have kids, make sure to go to a Dance Party location where you little ones can dance the night away with some of their favorite Disney pals!

    -Take lots of pictures!   We got some great pictures of our kids for our Christmas cards last year with the gorgeous Castle for a backdrop.  

    -Need a snack?  Check the park map for locations where complimentary holiday treats will be available - usually yummy sugar cookies and hot cocoa!

    -If you plan to have dinner in the Magic Kingdom, Advance Dining Reservations are a must, or stop by Quick Service locations Cosmic Ray's or Pecos Bill Cafe.

    -MVMCP begins at 7:00 p.m. but your ticket will get you admitted into the park at 4:00 p.m. - that's 3 extra hours of holiday magic for you!

    -And finally:  The Enchanted Castle Dream Lights on Cinderella Castle.   Words cannot describe how beautiful the castle looks draped in the ice lights - absolutely magical!

    I am so excited for you and your princesses!   Have a great vacation and Merry Christmas!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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