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    Mickey's Christmas Parade?

    Has anyone ever been to this parade and how much the ticket costs? What do they do, close down the park and then those with the ticket reenter? If anyone has any info on this, I'd appreciate it. I tried to call disney but the circuits are full...probably everyone trying to get what's left of the free dining plan.

    Is Late november a good time to go? Is the weather still bad ( hurricane season) at that time?

    thanks!

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    I've never been but I'm fairly positve you don't pay....it comes with your park admission.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ready4 fun View Post
    Has anyone ever been to this parade and how much the ticket costs? What do they do, close down the park and then those with the ticket reenter? If anyone has any info on this, I'd appreciate it. I tried to call disney but the circuits are full...probably everyone trying to get what's left of the free dining plan.

    Is Late november a good time to go? Is the weather still bad ( hurricane season) at that time?

    thanks!
    As for the Christmas parade, it is taped over several days during park hours. I had received something last year that they sent to passholders notifying us when the tapings would be, and asking us to register online for a *chance* to be present. My guess (though I'm not at all certain) is that they rope off areas along the parade route and only allow those who've registered to get close to the parade. I presume that there must be some way for non-passholders to gain access to this area, but I'm not sure just how.

    Late November is probably going to be busy because of Thanksgiving. That is also about when they tape the parade. Weather-wise it is great. It starts to cool off a little, and is generally a pretty dry time of year. Hurricane season officially ends November 30, but the season peaks in August/September and tropical activity falls off very sharply after that. A hurricane in November is not impossible, but it is very unlikely.

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    If your talking about Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, they have a parade during that time. It does cost extra, there is a whole lot of Christmas stuff Disney Style, like hot apple cider and hot coco and cookies, Shows and a parade. We went the first week in December and the weather was great, still kinda warm in the day and sometimes cool at night.
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    yeah, I was just there for spring break and Easter, so if Thanksgiving crowd is the same, then it'll be okay.

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    I went to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party last year. The ticket cost $60, but it was well worth it in my opinion. The park stayed open until midnight, and there were two parades, multiple shows, characters in their Christmas clothes, and so much more other fun stuff. And, most of the rides stayed open, so after the festivities are over, you can ride your favorite ten or fifteen times.
    At a certain time, they make all of those who have their ticket to the party go to one of several areas to get a wristband. This is about an hour before the party starts. Once the party starts, people without a wristband have to leave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bety View Post
    I went to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party last year. The ticket cost $60, but it was well worth it in my opinion. The park stayed open until midnight, and there were two parades, multiple shows, characters in their Christmas clothes, and so much more other fun stuff. And, most of the rides stayed open, so after the festivities are over, you can ride your favorite ten or fifteen times.
    At a certain time, they make all of those who have their ticket to the party go to one of several areas to get a wristband. This is about an hour before the party starts. Once the party starts, people without a wristband have to leave.
    If you order your ticket in advance it is a lot cheaper, I believe we paid just under $40 for each of us. But yes, I definitely agree, it is so worth it. If you are down there at that time, definitely give it a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thumper10 View Post
    If you order your ticket in advance it is a lot cheaper, I believe we paid just under $40 for each of us.
    We ordered our tickets in advance, so I must have been mistaken about the price. I wasn't the one paying for them
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