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Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Join the celebration for Mickey Mouse's birthday - it's going to be an exciting day with special activities, surprises and more!
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It's time to celebrate one of the most beloved and iconic characters in history, Mickey Mouse, on his birthday: November 18! This lovable mouse has been around for over 90 years now and is still going strong. He first appeared in Steamboat Willie in 1928 and since then has gone on to become an international phenomenon. His popularity continues to grow with each generation as he is featured in movies, television shows, theme parks, merchandise, and more. Let's show our appreciation for this amazing character by celebrating his birthday with a bang!

History of Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Mickey Mouse’s Birthday Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1928</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mickey Mouse's Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>On November 18, Mickey Mouse made his screen debut in the animated short film "Steamboat Willie".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1932</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Mickey Mouse Cartoon in Color</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Mickey Mouse cartoon, "The House of the Mouse", becomes the first one to be produced in color.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1935</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mickey's Evolution</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mickey Mouse's appearance evolves drastically with his once circle-shaped body now having a pear-shape, and his eyes became more detailed.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1955</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"The Mickey Mouse Club"</div><div class='timeline-text'>The television show "The Mickey Mouse Club" premiered, bringing Mickey and his friends into living rooms all across the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1971</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Disney World Opens</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mickey Mouse becomes a major icon at the opening of Walt Disney World in Florida, greeting visitors from all over the world.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2009</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mickey's New Look</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mickey Mouse gets a makeover for the short, "The New Mickey Mouse", returning him to a semblance of his 1928 design.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a Mickey Mouse themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>This is a great way to celebrate Mickey’s birthday! Get creative with decorations, food and activities that include Mickey Mouse. Invite your family and friends to join in the fun.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Watch Mickey Mouse cartoons</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Go back in time and watch some of Mickey Mouse’s most iconic cartoons. You can find them streaming on Disney+, Netflix or even YouTube.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a Disney theme park</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to your nearest Disney theme park and spend some quality time with the one and only Mickey Mouse. Don’t forget your camera to capture all the fun memories.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make Mickey Mouse shaped treats</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative and make some Mickey Mouse shaped treats such as cupcakes, cookies, brownies or any other type of dessert. You can find plenty of recipes online.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Play Mickey Mouse themed games</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your family and friends for a game night with a twist. Play games such as “Pin the Tail on Mickey”, “Disney Trivia”, or “Mickey Mouse Memory” to get everyone in the spirit of celebrating.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Mickey Mouse is iconic</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Mickey Mouse is one of the most recognizable and lovable cartoon characters of all time. For almost a century, he has been entertaining generations of people with his positive attitude and adventurous spirit. Celebrating his birthday is an opportunity to honor and recognize the cultural impact he has had!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Mickey Mouse supports creativity & imagination</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Mickey has always been a source of inspiration for young children and adults alike. He encourages us to use our creativity and imagination to come up with new ideas, take risks and dream big - something that we should never forget!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Mickey Mouse stands for enjoying life</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>More than anything else, Mickey stands for taking the time to enjoy life. He understands the importance of having fun, trying new things and appreciating the little moments. Celebrating his birthday is a great reminder that it's ok to slow down every now and then and just have fun!</p></div></div>

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Mickey Mouse’s Birthday FAQs

When is Mickey Mouse’s Birthday?

Mickey Mouse's Birthday is celebrated on November 18th every year. In 2024, it will fall on a Monday.

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