ANAHEIM (CBS) — The happiest place on Earth is so happy 2012 is a leap year, Disneyland is making it a 24-hour celebration.

For the first time ever, the Magic Kingdom will be open Wednesday, Feb. 29, from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday.

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The park is planning several special events for its 24-hour party. Before the park opens, the first 2,000 people in line for the leap year party will get limited edition mouse ears.

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Park goers can start lining up at 10 p.m. Tuesday night, a full eight hours before the gates open.

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For more about the events during Disneyland’s Leap Year party, visit the Disney Parks blog.