2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map – Christmas at Magic Kingdom

by | Nov 9, 2021 | Magic Kingdom, WDW Blog, WDW News

View and download the full 2021 Very Merriest After Hours map, as well as get pointers on each area of the park.


When Walt Disney World announced the 2021 After Hours Very Merriest party, we shined up our snow globes and grabbed our Santa hats. The first night at the party was full of Christmas magic and we grabbed a map to share!

Planning your Christmas at Disney World? We scanned in the 2021 Very Merriest map just for you to peruse at your leisure. Check out the lay of the land:

Large 2021 Very Merriest Map Download

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Full Size View 650

View and Download a large version of the Very Merriest After Hours Map here. To see each area of the park, keep scrolling!

Let’s take a look at event highlights on the 2021 Very Merriest After Hours map.

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Details Legend

Some of these symbols don’t appear in the legends for each land, like the Character Sightings, so look out for those on the large map area.

🎅 There are two SECRET characters that Cast Members pointed us to that aren’t on the map! It’s these kinds of details that we investigated for our Very Merriest feature in the December issue of WDW Magazine! 

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Main Street U.S.A

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Main Street


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Note the parade route! I recommend you stand near the Christmas tree so that you can see your favorites come down Main Street U.S.A. with the castle in the background.

Fantasyland

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Fantasyland

Do NOT miss the Mickey & Minnie’s Very Merry Memories show on the Castle Forecourt Stage, and of course, the hub is where you’ll want to grab a spot EARLY for the parade. You’ll find plenty of carts with complimentary popcorn, Mickey Ice Cream Bars, Ice Cream Sandwiches, pop, and more!

Rides Open in Fantasyland During Very Merriest After Hours:

  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • “it’s a small world”
  • Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid
  • The Barnstormer
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

If you need a snack, Friar’s Nook is open during the first full hour of the party.

Tomorrowland

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Tomorrowland

The dance party and characters sighting in Tomorrowland are one and the same—it’s Santa Stitch dancing the night away with the crowd! The dancing lasts the ENTIRE party (till 1:00 AM!) so get ready to rock around the Christmas tree.

Rides Open in Tomorrowland During Very Merriest After Hours:

  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Space Mountain
  • Astro Orbiter
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
  • Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin

Tomorrowland isn’t the most cozy-Christmasy area of the park, so crowds here tend to be pretty low!

Liberty Square

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Liberty Square Christmas

Rides Open in Liberty Square During Very Merriest After Hours:

  • Haunted Mansion

While Haunted Mansion is a scary Halloween leftover, the Sleepy Hollow treats and Christmas Shoppe make this area merry and bright.

Keep an eye out on the map for all the stocking markers. These are your spots to get all your holiday shopping done in Magic Kingdom!

Frontierland

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Frontierland

Rides Open in Frontierland During Very Merriest After Hours:

  • Splash Mountain
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Note that Country Bear Jamboree is NOT open for Very Merriest After Hours, but it was during Boo Bash. You’ll likely spot the bears waving nearby though… looks like they got the night off!

Adventureland

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Adventureland Christmas Party

Rides Open in Adventureland During Very Merriest After Hours:

  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • Jingle Cruise
  • Pirates of the Caribbean

There is no character designation here on the map, but we have the inside scoop! There is a SECRET character sighting here that I’m spilling the beans on in our December issue of WDW Magazine...

Very Merriest After Hours Snacks

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Snacks Map Magic Kingdom

The map also confirmed the party snacks available for purchase:

  • Gingerbread Almond Cake Pop
  • To Be Jolly Float
  • Ginger Apple Funnel Cake
  • Orange Bird Churro

Check out our full list of ALL the 2021 Christmas snacks at Disney World…

Download the Full Very Merriest After Hours Map

2021 Very Merriest After Hours Map Magic Kingdom Christmas

Again, you can view a large size of this map (with legend) here to help plot your jolly holiday through the 2021 Very Merriest After Hours celebration.

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Written by Rain Blanken

Written by Rain Blanken

Rain Blanken is the frying pan-wielding editorial director for WDW Magazine. She is a published author who has been working in digital media for 15 years. She is a DVC Member, WDW Annual Pass holder, former Disney Vacation Planner, and would live inside Boma if they would just stop checking under the tables at night. Did you like this article? Tip Rain in tartar sauce...

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