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More Disney Very Merriest After Hours Dates Are Sold Out

Even though it was just over a week ago, Halloween 2021 is just a fading memory at Walt Disney World. The Theme Parks are all dressed up for Christmas, and the heart of the holiday season is found at the Magic Kingdom.

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Instead of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, this year the special ticketed event will be Disney Very Merriest After Hours. Ticket sales were slow to begin with, but several dates are now sold out. Tickets are no longer available for November 9, 11, 12, 16, and 18. December 21, which is the last Disney Very Merriest After Hours, is sold out as well. It’s interesting to note that as of noon today, tickets are still available for the debut tonight.

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Disney Very Merriest After Hours is an hour longer than other Disney After Hours events. It officially runs from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., although ticket holders can enter the Magic Kingdom at 7:00 p.m. If you arrive at 7:00 you do not need a general Theme Park ticket or a Disney Park Pass Reservation.

There are a limited number of tickets sold for the Disney After Hours events, which means shorter lines for the popular rides. There is plenty else that will take place this year. Disney Very Merriest After Hours will host the first full parade at Walt Disney World since March 2020. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade is a Guest favorite, and it will be great to see it once again. Unlike other Disney After Hours events, there will also be fireworks. Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show returns, it debuted in 2019. Guests who arrive at the end of the day will have the opportunity to watch Disney Enchantment with the general crowd, and then see the holiday fireworks during the event. There will also be other surprises during Disney Very Merriest After Hours. We’ll be there on Thursday evening, and we can’t wait to share our experiences.

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About Paula K

I grew up in Western Massachusetts. When I was nine my family went to Disneyland and I was hooked. I grew up, attended New England College in Henniker, NH and eventually moved to Virginia. I worked as a disc jockey, married and became a full time mom when our daughter was born. Fast forward several years. In 2010 we moved to Central Florida and my Disney obsession grew. I now work as a freelance writer and spend my spare time in the parks. Under the name Paula Brown I penned the novels Dream Wanderers and The Coffee Cruiser. I also am a co-author of Dining at Walt Disney World: The Definitive Guide. I'm obsessed with Star Wars, so this is a good time to live in Central Florida. I've been a vegetarian for well over a decade, a choice that my daughter eventually made as well. While my husband still hasn't joined us fully he has given up most meats except for seafood. I was relieved to find that vegetarian dining is not difficult at Walt Disney World.