Published on September 19th, 2018 | by gareth0
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2018: Walt Disney World
By: Glen Garnett
During mid-August all the way through Halloween Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom host the most Spooktacular party, but it’s not so scary. It’s Mickey’s no so scary Halloween party a hard ticket event that takes place after the park closes to regular guest. This is a limited attendance event and prices range from $75- $85 depending on what dates you go. This includes your admission to the park, Free candy and short lines for attractions. There is also unique charter photo opportunities such as Jack and Sally from a nightmare before Christmas and much, much more.
Just after the park closed to regular guest 6pm people with this extra ticket are allowed to arrive for this party. Guest will pass though the turnstile as normal and be given a wrist band and are directed down the right side of the park through the back ally next to town square theater that leads into Tomorrowland. There guest will be checked again for the wrist bands and give a trick or treat bag. In that back ally area there are statues of Disney characters in Halloween costumes and plenty of photo opportunities.
Guest are more than welcome to explore the park at their leisure and experience different photo opportunities with unique characters that are not available during normal park hours such as Jack and Sally near haunted mansion, Seven dwarfs in story book circus and a few grave diggers in liberty square. Guest are also allowed to dress in costume as long as it falls within the safety guidelines such as no mask, capes, weapon look alike and no long dresses to name a few. Most notable when i experienced was the stretching room paintings from the haunted mansion and the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus.
Most if not all rides where open during this event with wait times no longer that 30 minutes and no fast passes. Some rides where giving a unique Halloween spin on things. Pirates of the Caribbean had live actors in the ride is self. A person at the load zone or dock was looking for a pirate named gunpower Pete and is offering a 10% reward for information on his whereabouts. The second ride is space mountain with the lights off. The lights are on in the boarding area, but the rest of the ride is in the dark expect for a few specks of light coming from a glowing item from a guest headbands or mickey hears.
There are two parades during his event the boo to you parade that starts out with the headless horseman riding though the parade path starting next to splash mountain and ending at the beginning of main street USA. There are several special floats from a full pirate ship to a haunted mansion with hitch hiking ghosts. This parade last about 20 minutes and is full of dancers, floats and Disney characters. There is also three special stage show Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular with the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus. The three sisters need help to produce their party poison and with the help from a few villains they where successful. There is also a special fireworks show Happy HalloWishes with music from scary parts of Disney movies such as the haunted mansion graveyard grim grinning ghost and poor unfortunate souls.
This is an event that is a must do for any Disney fan at least once. Be aware that long lines are common for character meet and greets such as up to 2 hours for Jack and Sally and as long as 1 hour for other characters such as Elvis Stich and 7 Dwarfs. Lights out space mountain should be a separate ticketed event alone and should be done more often. Have a Spooktacular Halloween!