New Merriest Nites After Hours Event Coming to Disneyland!

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For years, Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida during the holiday season have been able to purchase tickets to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. This year will be a bit different, with Disney World now hosting Disney Very Merriest After Hours. Unfortunately for the West Coast, a similar event was not offered to Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort.

However, that is now changing.

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Today, Disney Parks Blog revealed that a new after-hours event would be coming to Disneyland this holiday season. The event will be called Disney Merriest Nites. Here is some more information on the exciting new after-hours event from Disney Parks Blog:

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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The new Merriest Nites After-Hours party will run for only five nights, with tickets for the event going on sale on September 14 no earlier than 9 a.m. PST. Merriest Nite party dates are:

  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 30
  • December 7
  • December 9
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Disney’s Merriest Nites after-hours event will feature 6 themed parties happening throughout the theme park. On Main Street, U.S.A. U.S.A, Mickey and his friends will be hosting a Victorian-style party. Throughout the rest of the park, Guests can attend parties with Miguel from the hit Pixar film Coco, Tiana from The Princess and the Frog, Anna and Elsa, Lilo and Stitch, and Buzz Lightyear.

Merriest Nites parties
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Tickets for Disney’s Merriest Nites begin at $165 with Guests having access to the holiday-themed rides like “it’s a small world” holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday. There will also be specialty foods, merchandise, and character interactions, along with fun, festive photo opportunities and a special showing of Disney’s A Christmas Fantasy Parade.

You can learn more about the event by visiting the Disneyland Resort website or clicking here.

Are you excited to see a new after-hours event come to Disneyland this holiday season? Let us know in the comments!

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