Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade scheduled during regular hours in mid-November at Magic Kingdom

Nov 02, 2023 in "Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade"

Posted: Thursday November 2, 2023 2:00pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade has been added to the official Magic Kingdom operating hours calendar during regular park hours on November 12, 2023.

Two performances of the Christmas parade are scheduled at 11 am and 2 pm, which means day guests will be able to see the parade just three days after its 2023 debut at the hard-ticketed Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on November 9.

It isn't clear if this is an error or if it is to accommodate the production of the ABC Disney Holiday Special.

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade is usually a Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party exclusive until the party season is over, when the parade then performs during regular hours in the peak Christmas week.


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HauntedPirate13 hours ago

Bob and Josh despise the unfavorables.

JohnD17 hours ago

Not surprised that 12/16 and 12/19 at MK have reached capacity. That is before most APs are blocked out. My checkout day is 12/19 and I have a park reservation for MK before being blocked out the next day for my Pixie pass. https://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/04dec2023-new-years-eve-at-epcot-and-more-dates-in-december-at-magic-kingdom-reach-capacity-for-disney-world-passholders-.htm

monothingie19 hours ago

The Guest Favorite Park Pass System strikes again! I see that Disney has once again returned to making sure that the unfavorable guest mix of unprofitable AP holders doesn't contaminate their P&L statements for December. Most Locals will be locked out for the last half of December anyway, so why not accelerate the process?

IanDLBZF1 day ago

Will not be surprised if MK follows suit for 12/30 and 12/31.

DisneyFanatic122 days ago

Colder weather may be in season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun at the water park! From now until December 31st, you can participate in a scavenger hunt to celebrate the holiday season! The scavenger hunt and prizes can be picked up at the Lost Children’s hut at Blizzard Beach. The prizes consist of multiple different Christmas ornament craft kits to choose from.

DisneyFanatic122 days ago

All monorails on all three lines were displaying the red and green undercarriage animation that played exclusively on MVMCP nights. Perhaps this animation will continue to play on all nights as the holiday festivities ramp up at Walt Disney World?

DCBaker3 days ago

Park hours at EPCOT on New Year's Eve have been extended to 1am.

Comped4 days ago

I saw the piano guy on Saturday evening, I didn't see the Christmas tree!

pigglewiggle4 days ago

Posting this just in case anyone is going this year. We just watched a video of a roaming Christmas Tree at Disney Springs. Be sure to catch it because whoever is voicing it is very funny. It made us laugh out loud.

DCBaker5 days ago

Walt Disney World has confirmed Santa Goofy will take Santa's spot at Blizzard Beach from Dec. 25-Dec. 31. Special News! Daily Meet & Greet with Santa Goofy Santa Goofy will take Santa’s place—from December 25 through December 31, 2023

jrhwdw7 days ago

Mirror is only at 11:50 both nights I believe. The other Prim. Might be all 4 Shows?

donaldfan7 days ago

I can’t remember, are all four Fantasy shows the full shows with the launches on the lagoon?

Thumper 3211 days ago

According to their Facebook, Collective Five (the group performing in Tomorrowland during MVMCP) will also be performing during the day this weekend on Nov 23-25 and again after the final party from Dec 23-31.

Minthorne12 days ago

Yes please!