Entertainment schedule for 'Disney Merriest After Hours' at Magic Kingdom

Nov 02, 2021 in "Disney Very Merriest After Hours"

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021 4:00pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Magic Kingdom's new after hours event, 'Disney Merriest After Hours' gets underway in just under a week's time on November 8 2021, and we've got the details on the entertainment schedule to help plan your night.

Notably, there will be two performances of 'Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime parade,' and four performances of the new 'Mickey and Minnie's Very Merry Memories' castle show. The after hours fireworks show is at 11:15pm, but with admission beginning at 7pm for ticket holders, a viewing of 'Disney Enchantment' is also possible at 8pm.

'Disney Very Merriest After Hours' will take place from 9pm to 1am on select nights. Event tickets will grant admission to Magic Kingdom park as early as 7pm. These dated event tickets do not require an additional day theme park ticket or Disney Park Pass theme park reservation. As always, schedules are subject to change, so check on the day of your visit for the latest.

'Disney Merriest After Hours' Entertainment Schedule

Minnie's Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show - 11:15pm

Mickey and Minnie's Very Merry Memories - Castle Forecourt Stage - 9:25pm, 10:35pm, 11:45pm, 12:50am

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade - 9:45pm, 12:05am

Reindeer Wranglers - Frontierland - 9:25pm, 10:30pm, 11:40pm, 12:35am

Club Tinsel Dance Party  - Tomorrowland - 9pm-1am

Learn more about 'Disney Very Merriest After Hours.'

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MisterPenguinDec 22, 2021


MisterPenguinDec 22, 2021

It's currently WDW's best fireworks show. The right music (mostly... "Simply Having" is simply awful... but redeemed with a full orchestra and choir and short snippets), the right projections, and the right fireworks. All in sync (something which Enchantment fails at over and over again).

dothebrdwalkDec 19, 2021

Don't wanna write a whole review, but went last Thursday with the family and well...... we thought it was worth every penny. Between the snacks, Christmas entertainment, and of course walk-on attractions, it was a great evening. You just cannot beat a "0 minute wait" on Space Mountain.

Casper GutmanDec 17, 2021

The traditional parties WHEN? 2019 or 2010?

jrhwdwDec 17, 2021

Can't believe this is the last Fri for Merriest AH already! Is Merry Memories and Minnie's not showing Christmas Week? I see Enchantment(not Shocking, HEA played in 2017) is Scheduled but can't find the Castle Show on the Official Site.

peter11435Dec 10, 2021

Considerably. The cap is a fraction of that of the traditional parties

mikejs78Dec 10, 2021

But lower compared to the traditional parties, right?

peter11435Dec 10, 2021

The cap on these events is higher than previous after hours events.

MisterPenguinDec 10, 2021

Cool conspiracy story, bro. You should get together with the ones who say that they kept increasing the capacity of those DAH nights. That'd be a hoot.

Disstevefan1Dec 10, 2021

I said folks attending these events would hope they actually limit tickets sales. If they are truly limiting attendance this year, what we are seeing this year is a bait and switch. As you say, "In response to unprecedented demand" next year's events will be super mobbed. This is nothing new really, WDW crept up the tickets sales to the old Christmas and Halloween parties and they too became super mobbed.

MagicHappens1971Dec 10, 2021

The after hours last was supposedly sold out and it was not mobbed or super mobbed. Crowd levels were great tbh

HauntedPirateDec 10, 2021

Oh, you think they'll actually limit ticket sales next year? Unprecedented demand! Higher prices and more tickets will be available (but still marketed as an "After Hours event"). Stop thinking about the consumers and think about shareholder dividends and executive bonus pools - Who's going to pay for those things?? If DI$ can't retain the top notch talent they have in management, think of the drop in quality storytelling and immersive entertainment that will inevitably result!

Disstevefan1Dec 10, 2021

Folks attending these overpriced events can only hope they cut off ticket sales so instead of these events being super mobbed they are just mobbed.

HauntedPirateDec 10, 2021

I'm not buying it. I think they cut off ticket sales (nudge the number of tickets available down a little and then call things "sold out", sounds great for the next quarterly call), but I also have no way to prove it. If they truly did sell out, congratulations - You'll get to pay even more next year!