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How Will Mickey Mouse Celebrate His Birthday November 18th?

How does one of the most iconic animated character’s in the world celebrate his birthday? Well, this year Mickey Mouse will be celebrating his birthday by traveling the world! AND we are all invited to celebrate with him!

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Mickey Mouse via Tumblr

To celebrate his upcoming birthday, Mickey Mouse is embarking on a trip around the world! He will be making surprise appearances in iconic, real-world locations to delight his fans and friends.

These magical moments will be captured and shared on Disney’s Mickey Mouse Facebook Page. On November 18th, Mickey’s Facebook page will debut a video highlighting Mickey’s travels, featuring a new upbeat son, What We Got.

Furthermore, Mickey’s fans are encouraged to join the celebration on social media by using #HappyBirthdayMickey. November 18th will be the day to break out those Mickey Ears and flood social media with your celebration pictures.

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Mickey Mouse via Pinterest

Before The Birthday Celebration Begins…..

Check out Mickey Mouse’s New Instagram account (@MickeyMouse). Mickey’s Instagram page will showcase videos and images from Mickey’s global travels, as well as his appearances in Disney films, television shows, and theme parks.

Make sure to follow Mickey Mouse on all his social media accounts, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the pre-celebration celebration!

On Celebration Day!

On November 18th, select locations at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disney Stores in the United States, will distribute commemorative “Happy Birthday, Mickey!” buttons. WOOT WOOT! I know where I’m going on Mickey’s Birthday!

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Mickey & Minnie via Tumblr

Additionally, Disneyland Park in Anaheim will host a special pre-parade birthday celebration for Mickey. Also, Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando characters and performers will dance in a special birthday-themed edition of the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party.

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Walt Disney & Mickey Mouse via Pinterest

Also, on November 18, Disney Channel will air the Emmy®-winning new Mickey Mouse shorts throughout the day and premiere two new cartoon series featuring Mickey Mouse.

Next, be sure to catch the Mickey Meows Club, where the feline hosts of a web-based talk show provide their own “cat”-mentary on Mickey’s incredible performances in their favorite shorts.

Mickey’s How Not To will provide viewers with a humorous series of informative tips on how not to do things, using Mickey’s funniest fails and moments from the latest cartoons.

Plus, that day Disney Junior will debut the teaser for the upcoming series Mickey and the Roadster Racers.

Additional Birthday Content

In addition, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Oh My Disney, Babble, and other Disney sites will be posting Mickey-related videos, galleries, stories, crafts, recipes, and shareables leading up to and on his birthday.

Lastly, Mickey’s birthday is celebrated in honor of the release of his first theatrical film, Steamboat Willie, on November 18, 1928 at the Colony Theatre in New York City. Since then, he has starred in more than 100 cartoons and a plethora of films. Make sure to catch Mickey on the Disney Channel!

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Steamboat Willie via GIPHY

Share with us how you will celebrate Mickey’s Birthday!

Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and has been a fan ever since. She has a deep love for Jane Austen novel adaptations, Period Dramas, and YouTube vlog-style novel adaptations. She also geeks out over Harry Potter, DC, Marvel, Disney, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Sherlock, In the Flesh, Star Wars, Star Trek, LOTR, Jurassic Park and Foreign Films. Lastly, Katie loves the theatre, music, novels, Disneyland, college football, baseball, and cycling.
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