Walt Disney himself famously stated, “it was all started by a mouse”. November 18, 1928, was the release of the Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie.
Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse
We will celebrate Mickey turning 90 this year. The Mouse of course, not me silly! Everyone is getting in on the celebration. Major retailers will be offering merchandise along with special marked food products at your local grocery store. But the big birthday party celebrations will be held at the Disney resorts.
Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Celebrates Mickey’s Birthday
Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando celebrates Mickey’s birthday from November 16-18, 2018.
There will be memorable merchandise and special food & beverage items for purchase. The Magic Kingdom will have a special “Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!” Street Party. A birthday isn’t complete without singing “Happy Birthday to Mickey with the Dapper Dans on Main Street, U.S.A. There’s also a special birthday dance party at Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland. This is the weekend to be at the Walt Disney World Resort. This will be one memorable party for sure.
World’s Biggest Mouse Party Comes to the World
There will be a huge celebration happenings at all the Disney Parks worldwide. This includes Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland Resort in California, all Disney Cruise Line ships, Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Resort, and Disneyland Paris.
Then in 2019, Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, and Disney Cruise Line will continue celebrating when the World’s Biggest Mouse Party comes to the resorts and the seas.
“Mickey: The True Original Exhibition,” is an art exhibit containing 10 interactive art-filled rooms in New York. This exhibit is now open and will run until February 10, 2019.
How Will You Celebrate?
For starters, I think I will watch that legendary first Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie.