mickey and minnie

Every Amazing Moment from Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Mickey’s 90th anniversary was on November 18, and we celebrated it in a big way! From November 17–November 18, D23 Gold Members joined us for Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse, the ultimate party for Mickey Mouse, which featured amazing breaking Disney parks announcements, awesome panels on Disney history, and special appearances from…

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Mickey ears through the years

Mickey Ears Through the Ears

By Karina Schink

It all started with a mouse… and his iconic ears. The most famous three circles in the world have transformed time and time again into the iconic headwear all Disney fans know, love, and proudly wear today. From Figment and R2-D2 to the classic caps that started it all, take a look at some of our favorite Mickey ears through the years.

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90 years of Mickey in 90 seconds

90 Years of Mickey in 90 Seconds

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today, we celebrate a milestone anniversary for Mickey Mouse! On November 18, 1928, Mickey made his very first appearance in the now-iconic Steamboat Willie animated short, and since that debut, he has become an icon of The Walt Disney Company, a beloved figure in the hearts of many, and a true original. Celebrate Mickey’s big day with this…

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Mickey Mouse portraits

Suitable for Framing: Mickey Portraits Through the Years

By Becky Cline

One of the first formal portraits of Mickey Mouse was painted by Disney Legend John Hench for a very special event—a tribute to the character’s 21st birthday that was published in a major article featured in Collier’s magazine on April 9, 1949. But it was in 1953 that the tradition of an “official” Mickey portrait began.

When Walt Disney…

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Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

Every Magical Moment from Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

By Beth Deitchman

Our 90 years with Mickey Mouse have been a gift, each filled with laughter, with smiles and with hope. Of course as humble as he is, Mickey would never expect anything in return but, doggone it, someone at least had to try to show Mickey how much he is loved and appreciated.  The two-hour primetime special Mickey’s 90th Spectacular was a…

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Share Your Ears and Help Make Wishes Come True

Got an ear hat? A rose gold ear headband? How about a couple of softballs, donuts, or any other round objects that may be in your midst? It’s time to grab your camera, strike a pose, and #ShareYourEars!

For 40 years, Disney and Make-A-Wish have worked together to grant more than 130,000 wishes for kids with critical illnesses, and the Share Your Ears campaign…

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Mickey Mouse Ingersoll watch

Bob Iger’s Amazing Vintage Mickey Memento | Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

A Mickey Mouse watch is one of the most classic Disney accessories a fan can acquire, and Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has a very special one of his own. Bob’s original Ingersoll watch is one of his most prized possessions, which he only wears to special occasions—such as Mickey’s 90th Spectacular! Tune in tomorrow, November 4, at 8/7c on ABC to see Bob and…

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Mickey Mouse

How Does Mickey Mouse Make You Feel? | Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

By Jocelyn Buhlman

For 90 years, Mickey Mouse has made an impact on the lives of fans all around the world. He’s spread joy, happiness, laughter, hope, and so much more during his amazing career—and we want to celebrate that emotional connection! In honor of his milestone anniversary, we asked the stars of Mickey’s 90th Spectacular to tell us how Mickey Mouse…

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Minnie and Mickey

Every Way You Can Celebrate Mickey’s Big Anniversary This Month

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re just 18 days away from the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse’s debut in Steamboat Willie. Since his first foray onto the big screen, Mickey has become the global ambassador for The Walt Disney Company and an icon of happiness and fun all over the world. As we kick off Mickey’s anniversary month, let’s take a look at all the ways we…

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Mickey's 90th Spectacular

Celebrate Mickey Mouse with a Stunning Spectacular on ABC

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This year marks the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse’s big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928, and we’ve been celebrating that milestone throughout 2018 with a variety of special events, including unveiling a brand-new portrait of Mickey at our first-ever San Diego Comic-Con panel. Now, the ABC Television Network will be…

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