Pricing Announced for Disney Merriest Nites, Tickets on Sale September 14

Disneyland has just announced Disney Merriest Nites, a limited-capacity ticketed event that will be available in November and December this year. The Disneyland website now has more details about the event, including pricing.


During this separately ticketed holiday event, you can enjoy after-hours admission to Disneyland Park with limited capacity, including select attractions and entertainment, unique Disney Character sightings, A Christmas Fantasy Parade, snowfall on Main Street, U.S.A., themed photo ops, unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads from the event, themed menu items, live bands, dance parties and the opportunity to purchase special event-themed merchandise.

  • Holiday Experiences
    Join the fun at 6 uniquely themed parties with some favorite Disney Characters—including Mickey Mouse, Miguel, Tiana, Elsa, Lilo, Stitch, Buzz Lightyear—plus snow moments on Main Street, U.S.A. and even an appearance from Santa Claus himself!
  • Early Admission to Disneyland Park
    Arrive ahead beginning at 5:00 PM and explore the park before the party, no theme park reservation required.
  • Merry Entertainment
    Get into the festive spirit with a special performance of A Christmas Fantasy Parade.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions
    Ride some of the park’s classic attractions—including holiday favorites like “it’s a small world” Holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday—throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times. (Access to Mickey’s Toontown, Critter Country and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will not be available during event hours.)
  • Character Appearances
    Be on the lookout! You may see both rare and classic Disney Characters dressed in their holiday best who will stop by to join the festivities.
  • Festive Photo Ops with Themed Backdrops
    Let Disney PhotoPass photographers capture shots—with unlimited downloads of photos taken during the event—against memorable event-themed backdrops.
  • Holiday and Event Merchandise
    You’ll have the opportunity to purchase holiday merchandise, including special Disney Merriest Nites-themed merchandise available during the event.
  • Specialty Holiday Treats and Eats
    Feast on holiday treats with a twist! Enjoy event-inspired menu options like hot chocolate and cookies at select Disneyland Park locations.

The Christmas Fantasy Parade will also run on non-event nights, so all guests will be able to see it.


There will only be five of these events on November 11, November 16, November 30, December 7, and December 9. The November 11 event will be $175, while the other four will be $165. Disney Merriest Nites guests can enter the park with the event ticket at 5:00 PM, but the event will not begin until 8:00 PM. It will end at midnight. Tickets will go on sale on September 14 at 9:00 AM PT.

Important Information

  • Limit 8 tickets per person, per event date.
  • Ticket availability is limited—subject to capacity and restrictions.
  • Tickets are only valid for the specific event date and hours set forth on the ticket.
  • Tickets can be purchased online and are not available for purchase on the day of the event.
  • Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be resold or transferred for commercial purpose.
  • Event ticket provides admission to Disneyland Park up to 3 hours prior to the event’s start time.
  • Tickets are not required for Guests younger than 3 years of age. Children should be supervised. Guests younger than 14 years of age must be accompanied by a Guest age 14 or older to enter a theme park. To board an attraction, children younger than 7 years of age must be accompanied by a person age 14 or older.
  • At this time, credit cards are the only form of payment accepted for special event ticket purchases. Disney Gift Cards are currently not an accepted form of payment.
  • Tickets for any Disneyland After Dark event will not be accepted for Disney Merriest Nites. Learn more about applicable Disneyland After Dark event ticket options.
  • Parking fees are not included in the ticket price, but parking can be purchased in person on the day of the event or online prior to arrival. Parking is subject to capacity.
  • Scan your event admission ticket into the Disneyland app to access Disney PhotoPass photos captured during the event. Photos can be downloaded from your Disney account as often as desired, for 45 days after initial capture. Disney PhotoPass is subject to the Disney PhotoPass terms and expiration policy. Online registration required. Disney PhotoPass photos must be linked to your Disney account to be downloaded.
  • Event, offers and event elements—including, but not limited to, operation of attractions, experiences, entertainment, characters, special offerings and services—are subject to restrictions, change or cancellation without notice.
  • No refunds given for any such changes or cancellations whether due to inclement weather or otherwise.
  • The State of California strongly recommends that all Guests be fully vaccinated or obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to entering the Disneyland Resort. If planning to travel, please check and follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and any State travel advisories. Do not travel to or enter Disneyland Resort unless you are free of any COVID-19 symptoms and otherwise comply with the requirements of such advisories and restrictions. View important details and what you need to know before visiting the Disneyland Resortincluding the latest information on required face coverings
  • Disney reserves the right to require a Guest to leave if they are (i) not properly complying with any health, safety or other requirements of the Disneyland Resort, (ii) using profanity or offensive language towards our Cast Members or other Guests and/or (iii) violating any other Property Rules.

Costumes will be allowed, but as always, restricted to certain guidelines. Check the Disneyland website for more details.

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