DISNEY WORLD TO CELEBRATE MICKEY MOUSE’S 90TH BIRTHDAY

Mickey Mouse's birthday portrait titled "Spreading Happiness Around the World" created by animator Mark Henn. (D23)
Mickey Mouse’s birthday portrait titled “Spreading Happiness Around the World” created by animator Mark Henn. (D23)

DISNEY WORLD TO CELEBRATE MICKEY MOUSE’S 90TH BIRTHDAY

By Ashley Carter | August 22, 2018 @10:12 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mickey Mouse is turning 90 this year.

  • Disney World to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday
  • Event to take place Nov. 16 through Nov. 18
  • Includes special dance party, Happy Birthday sing-a-long

To celebrate, Disney World will hold a series of experiences in November.

From Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, visitors to the Magic Kingdom can celebrate during the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party and by singing “Happy Birthday” with the Dapper Dans.

They will also be able to join a special dance party in Tomorrowland.

The festivities will also include special merchandise and food and beverage items.

Disney World will continue the birthday celebration into 2019, with the “World’s Biggest Mouse Party,” according to a post on D23.com. No other details about the event have been released.

The festivities coincide with other birthday-themed events at other Disney parks.

Disneyland in California will host of cavalcade for Mickey on Nov. 18. The procession will start at the “it’s a small world” attraction” and continue down Main Street, U.S.A.

Parks in Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo will celebrate with the “World’s Biggest Mouse Party” later this year.