Jack Skellington has donned his “Sandy Claws” garb for the holiday season (Photo: Walt Disney World)

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Let the magic unfold at the Walt Disney World Resort as you embark on a festive celebration at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. While guzzling warm hot chocolate and adorning yourself in light-up holiday bobbles, don’t miss your chance to meet some of the Parks’ rarer characters, only seen out-and-about during the jovial season.

Jack Skellington as “Sandy Claws”
What’s this? What’s this? It’s the Pumpkin King – Jack Skellington – dressed up for the holidays at Walt Disney World. Seen meandering through Magic Kingdom during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Jack Skellington greets park guests in his brightest Santa Claus getup, becoming affectionately known as “Sandy Claws.”

“Christmasy” Peter Pan
Fly to Neverland with Peter Pan this holiday season! Though Peter Pan can often be seen in Adventureland or moseying through the Park, guests rarely spot him sporting his festive scarf – worn especially for the chilly season. Don’t pass up this opportunity to show off your own festive scarf alongside The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.

Daisy Duck in a Snowflake Dress
Get a load of this beautiful bird! Daisy Duck has brought her style A game to the Magic Kingdom for the Christmas celebrations. Catch her in a festive, snowflake-accented dress at various times from November through December.

Goofy in a Red and White Santa Suit
Jolly ‘ole Saint…Goof? We like the sound of that. Goofy has taken on the clothes of the man from the North Pole as he welcomes visitors to the Magic Kingdom during the holidays. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and a 2018 Christmas mug from the Main Street Emporium, then find your way to Goofy for an iconic photograph.

Mickey Mouse in a Festive Jumper
M-i-c-k-e-y is h-o-l-i-d-a-y-ready in his merry and joyful Christmas sweater. Capture a funny moment with Mickey Mouse while sporting your own “ugly” Christmas sweater! Check out eight fun sweaters Walt Disney World is offering this year, in-store and online.

Friendly reindeer abound during the holidays, and the Disney Parks are no exception. Find these furry creatures dancing (and prancing!) in the parades, and making memories with you elsewhere throughout the Parks.

Santa Claus Himself
He made the list. He checked it twice. Then, he took the sleigh down to Orlando, Florida to meet you and your loved ones at the Walt Disney World Resort. During Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, sit on Santa’s lap and let him know what special something you’ve been hoping to see under your tree this December 25.

Stripped-Skirted Minnie Mouses
Often paired with Miss Daisy Duck or Mickey Mouse during the festive months, Minnie Mouse can be seen wearing her top-of-the-line candy cane skirt this season in Magic Kingdom. The colors pair perfectly with her classic red and white bow, accenting her look with the classy color combination.