2018 is the 90th birthday of one of the most famous fictional characters ever created and you can be sure Disney's biggest theme park will pull out all the stops to celebrate Mickey Mouse. Disney has unveiled everything they have planned at Walt Disney World to celebrate the mouse as well as what's going on at all the other theme parks as well. Get ready for parades, special merchandise, and a lot more as the birthday celebration is set to roll into 2019 with the World's Biggest Mouse Party.
Mickey Mouse's "birthday" is officially recognized by Disney as November 18, as it was that day in 1928 that Steamboat Willie was first released. Walt Disney World will spend that entire weekend, November 16-18, celebrating Mickey as the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party, that regularly takes place at the Magic Kingdom will include the famous Dapper Dans barbershop quartet leading the crowd in a performance of Happy Birthday. In addition, the Rockettower Plaza Stage at Tomorrowland will be host to a special Mickey's birthday dance party for guests to enjoy. There will also be special celebratory food items available and of course, Mickey's birthday merchandise to pick up.