What are Hidden Mickey’s at the Disneyland Resort?


Hello everyone!

Today I would like to talk about what is hidden Mickey’s at the Disneyland Resort. It is something that was started way back when Walt Disney was making animated movies and it is something that still continues today in the parks, hotels, and rides. It gives you something to try and search for while you are at a Disney Resort. There is even a book they sell at the parks if you want a cheat sheet. 😉 shhhh…. I own it myself.

What are Hidden Mickey’s at the Disneyland Resort

So what is a Hidden Mickey? You may ask. Keep reading to find out about hidden Mickey’s.

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What it is, is the three circles (1 large and 2 smaller) that when they are put together they look like Mickey. Check out the hidden Mickey example below.

What are Hidden Mickey's at the Disneyland Resort.
Carpet in the Disneyland Hotel. Some swirls are Mickey’s and some are not.






Hidden Mickey’s can literally be anywhere. Any size. Some are obvious, however, some are not so obvious. It is fun to keep an eye out while walking through the park or while waiting in lines. Therefore it is a different option for passing the time compared to being on your cell phones. Plus it gets you to look around and notice the details on and inside of the buildings that you may not have noticed before.

It is a small Disney touch to the Disneyland Resort that can bring joy to so many people. I mean who wouldn’t want to be the one in your group to spot one first?

Ok, ok. It is not a competition. It is about having fun. You are at Disneyland. Disneyland is fun!

Can You Spot the Hidden Mickey?

Check out the photo below. Do you see a hidden Mickey? There is one. See if you can spot it.

What are Hidden Mickey's at the Disneyland Resort.
Flooring in the Disneyland Hotel.

Continue scrolling to find out where in the next photo.

What are Hidden Mickey's at the Disneyland Resort.

This is inside the Disneyland Hotel. Just outside of Goofy’s Kitchen. Hundreds of people walk over this. I always wonder how many people have noticed the hidden Mickey?

A Hidden Mickey to Get You Started

First, to get you started on your next trip to Disneyland (or your first visit) check out the Haunted Mansion. When it is not the Holiday version of Nightmare Before Christmas, and when your Doom Buggy first enters the attic, on the right is a clock. On the face of the clock, there is a hidden Mickey there. I have been on the Haunted Mansion HUNDREDS of times. However, I only just noticed it on my recent trip there! Therefore, make sure you keep a sharp eye. They don’t call them Hidden Mickey’s, for nothing.

What are Hidden Mickey's at the Disneyland Resort.
The ticket booths out front of Disneyland have hidden Mickey’s as well.

Want the Hidden Mickey’s book yourself?

First, this is the one that I own. It is an older edition. However, most of the Hidden Mickey’s should still be there.

Next, the new version that is being sold in the parks right now is this next one. As luck would have it, it is on sale right now! Almost half the price compared to purchasing it in the park.

As always,  it doesn’t cost you anything extra by purchasing from my links. I may receive a small commission which helps to fuel the Disney love!

In Conclusion

I hope this helps to give you something to look for while at the park. In addition to hoping it gives the little ones something to pass the time with as well. Therefore, have fun with it!

For current information on the Disneyland Resort, visit the official Disneyland website here.

I hope you enjoyed today’s post. Please let me know if there is anything you would like to read about regarding the Disneyland Resort in the comments below.

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About Melisa Rice 181 Articles
Melisa has had a love for Disneyland that started at a very young age. Her family traveled to Disneyland every year or two when she was growing up. As she got older, she began to read anything she could get her hands on regarding Disneyland. If you ask her anything about Disneyland, she is always willing to share her knowledge. As a former Manager of a video store, she has a wealth of knowledge about movies as well. In addition to these experiences, she also loves to take landscape photography, do crafting, bake cakes for her nieces and nephews. But most of all, she enjoys reading the Bible.


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