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Guide to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween PartySummer vacay might be over, but Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is in full swing! Halloween season at Magic Kingdom is finally here, and we kicked it off by attending the very first party of the year. Starting earlier than ever on Aug. 16, 2019, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party will continue on select nights until Nov. 1, 2019. Two-and-a-half months of Halloween?! We're all for it!

We’ve loved all of the classic, family fun that the event has offered us over the years … but there is so much to do. With only five hours of party time to meet rare characters, trick-or-treat and catch spell-bounding entertainment, a game plan is essential. Keep in mind that "Disney's Not-So-Spooky Spectacular" is debuting for the 2019 event. Lucky for you, the Frog Family is here with our best time-saving advice to help you get the most out of your favorite Halloween Party. Let's boo this!

Our Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween 2019 Guide is quite thorough, so we've added some helpful links to take you to key topics ... or you can just keep reading!

Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Parade

Dates, Tickets & Pricing | Crowds & Best Days to Attend | Costume Policy | Entrance Procedures | Map | Entertainment, Rides & FastPass+ | Trick-or-Treating | Tips | Comments

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 Dates, Tickets & Best Days to Attend

Disney Halloween parties typically start in mid-August and run through early November. The parties are held at Magic Kingdom after the park closes from 7 p.m. to midnight. The park closes at 6 p.m. for daytime guests without a party ticket. Disney has added two additional nights this year, extending the spooktacular fun. You can purchase Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019 tickets from your favorite frogs!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 - Welcome Sign

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019 Dates:

  • August 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  • September 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
  • October 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31
  • November 1

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets start at $74 for children ages 3 to 9 ($78.81 with tax) or $79 for those over 10 years old ($84.14 with tax).

Best Dates to Attend Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween - Siblings in Costumes

The biggest question we get for this event, as well as for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, is what the best days to attend are. These Disney Halloween parties can and do sell out, especially closer to Halloween, so we recommend purchasing tickets as soon as you know you want to attend.

Oct. 31 is historically one of the most popular dates to attend the Disney Halloween parties, along with Fridays in October, when more locals attend. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, especially those in August and early September, are typically less popular.

Disney does not publicly release its party capacity, but we estimate that a sold-out party is around a crowd level 7 using our Crowd Calendar.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Costume Policy

Mickey's Not So Scary family in costumes

A revised costume policy went into effect for the Disney Halloween party in recent years that is more restrictive for adults.

General Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Costume Guidelines:

  • Disney may deny admission to anyone or remove anyone who is wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or could detract from other guests' experiences.
  • Guests may dress as their favorite characters, but cannot pose for pictures or sign autographs.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and not obstructive, offensive, violent or objectionable.
  • Costumes must not contain weapons that resemble or could be mistaken for real weapons.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp or pointed objects, or materials that might accidentally strike another guest.
  • Guests who do not abide by the guidelines may be refused entry or removed unless their costumes can be modified to acceptable standards.

For guests ages 14 and up:

  • Layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body are strongly discouraged and subject to additional security screening.
  • Costumes may not reach or drag the ground.
  • Capes should not go below the waist.
  • Themed T-shirts, shirts, sweatshirts and hats are acceptable.
  • Transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords and tutus are OK. Headwear must not cover the face.
  • Masks are not allowed.

For guests ages 13 and under:

  • Costumes and some masks may be worn. Masks cannot cover the entire face, and eyes must be visible.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Entering Procedures

Entryway to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

The party officially begins at 7 p.m. inside Magic Kingdom. Disney Halloween party guests are allowed to enter the park starting at 4 p.m., which we recommend taking advantage of. A popular question that comes up is how Disney handles the transition between park close and the start of the party. The park closes for regular guests at 6 p.m., which allows cast members more time to filter out those regular day guests who are not staying for the party.

Once you arrive at the entrance, cast members direct you toward specific touch points for entry. Party wristbands are then given to party guests after going through the touch points. If you've entered before 4 p.m. with regular park admission, you don't have to go all the way to the entrance! Wristbands are also distributed to those who present a valid party ticket at select locations inside the park. We saw a few of those wristband distribution areas near Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, Mickey's PhilharMagic and Pirates of the Caribbean. Beginning at 6 p.m., cast members are stationed at critical points throughout the park to direct the wristband-less toward the exit.

For party guests arriving just in time for the spooky festivities, expect to be directed toward Market Street. (That's the name of the back alley between La Chapeau and Tony's Town Square Restaurant!) This path is where you'll find adorable Halloween character statues, fun photo-ops AND your first treat station. Select Halloween merchandise can be purchased here, as well. What a grand entrance to the party!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 Map

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party front of the map

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party back of the map

Interested in how exactly things work at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party? This 2019 map highlights some of the activities and entertainment, trick-or-treat locations, allergy-friendly options and more in store at the party.

Entertainment & Rides at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

FastPass+ at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

FastPass+ is not available during the party. Luckily, there is generally less need for FastPass+ as most people are enjoying the party activities and spending less time on rides.

Show Times for Key Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 Entertainment:

Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular

  • Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade - 9:15 p.m., 11:15 p.m.
  • Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular - 10:15 p.m.
  • Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular - 8:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m., 12 a.m.
  • Dance parties - all night long!

If inclement weather may be on the horizon during your visit, be sure to catch the early stage show and parade in case the later ones get cancelled.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 Characters and Locations:

One of the biggest highlights of the night is meeting characters, especially those who don't greet guests at other times of year or often. Some of the most popular characters, like Moana or Jack Skellington and Sally, draw big lines but may start meeting guests before the official party time. (We passed by Moana at around 5 p.m. She hadn't started greeting just yet, but when we walked by again around 6:30 p.m., the line was moving.) Below, you'll find this year's characters and their greeting spots. With waits as long as three hours for some characters, you need a strategy! Hop down to tips to see our best strategies for meeting them.

Mickey's Not So Scary - Moana

Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Mickey Mouse at Town Square Theater
  • Jack Skellington and Sally at Town Square Theater

Fantasyland

  • Seven Dwarfs
  • Queen of Hearts, Alice, Tweedle-Dee, Tweedle-Dum, Mad Hatter
  • Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet and Tigger (dressed in Halloween costumes)
  • Ariel and Eric
  • Belle and Gaston
  • Minnie Mouse (dressed in Halloween costume)
  • Daisy Duck (dressed in Halloween costume)
  • Goofy (dressed in Halloween costume)
  • Donald Duck (dressed in Halloween costume)
  • Cruella DeVil (roaming)
  • Anastasia and Drizella (roaming)
  • Cinderella and Elena
  • Rapunzel and Tiana

Mickey's Not So Scary - Minnie Mouse

Tomorrowland

  • Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear a.k.a. Lotso
  • Stitch (dressed in Elvis costume)

Adventureland

  • Tarzan, Jane and Terk
  • Moana
  • Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Aladdin & Abu alternate with Genie & Jasmine
  • Jafar

Attractions Open During Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

One of the major perks of ticketed events such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is the shorter lines for some of your favorite attractions. This year, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train line had a maximum 35-minute wait!

Rides are subject to closure at any time. For a list of refurbishments during your specific dates, please see our full list of Disney World ride closures:

  • Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (enlist at the Firehouse)
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Splash Mountain
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • “It’s a small world”
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • The Barnstormer
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Space Mountain
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

Some attractions receive spooktacular, party-exclusive overlays and enhancements, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Mad Tea Party, Space Mountain and new this year, Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor. A crew of live pirates takes over your journey on Pirates of the Caribbean. Meanwhile, Mad Tea Party gets special lighting and music, while Space Mountain goes completely dark. Over at the Laugh Floor in the Monster World, the comedic monsters learn more about the Human World holiday called Halloween.

New and Returning Party-Exclusive Experiences for 2019

Aside from rides and character meet-and-greets, experience the special event's dance parties, "Boo-to-You" parade, Hocus Pocus Villains Spectacular and an all-new fireworks show.

Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular — NEW!

Disney Not So Spooky Spectacular

A new fireworks show with projection effects, lasers, lights and fireworks is debuting this year! Hosted by Jack Skellington from "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular features Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy on a trick-or-treating adventure, as they are drawn to a mysterious haunted house. The show also showcased appearances from dancing skeletons and ghosts, along with some troublemaking Disney villains, during their journey inside the house. We LOVED the stunning castle projections (they're super fun and colorful) and as usual, Disney didn't disappoint with its booming fireworks. It was the only time of the night we weren't saying "boo," but instead "ooh and aah."

As an extra way to celebrate the new show, the park is hosting fireworks dessert parties with treats such as chocolate-dipped strawberries, cupcakes, ice cream, seasonal fruits, cheeses and special drinks.

Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam

Mickey's Not So Scary - Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam

Calling all tadpoles! Storybook Circus is once again hosting the Disney Junior Jam, featuring some of Lily's Disney Channel faves like Vampirina and Fancy Nancy (who's joining this year). We even spotted Timon jumping in on the fun. Lily LOVES this dance party!

Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball

Over in Tomorrowland at the Rockettower Plaza Stage, join Mike Wazowski and Sulley who are hosting the Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball all night long! Show off your best monstrous dance moves.

Disney DescenDANCE Party — NEW!

As the third and brand-new Halloween dance party, the Disney DescenDANCE Party has taken over the stage at Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe. Inspired by the Descendants movie franchise, dance the night away, as your favorite Villain Kids appear in dance videos from Isle of the Lost.

Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

The infamous Sanderson Sisters from "Hocus Pocus" are back for another year at the 2019 Disney Halloween party! Watch out — they may put a spell on you as they conjure up the "Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular" show at the Castle Forecourt Stage. The show is held exclusively during the party and features the Sanderson Sisters, Winifred, Mary and Sarah, along with other Disney villains such as Dr. Facilier, Ooogie Boogie and Maleficent. "Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular" replaced the Villains Mix 'n' Mingle. There are typically no picture-taking opportunities with the Sanderson Sisters or the villains. The show is still a wicked good time, especially for fans of the film!

Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade

Mickey's Boo To You Parade - Constance Hatchaway

Catch your favorite Disney characters in Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade! About 15 minutes before it begins, the Headless Horseman trots over the Liberty Square, continues in front of Cinderella Castle (but does not go all the way around the hub) and down Main Street.

Mickey and Minnie lead the parade along with their friends, including Goofy, Pluto, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Aladdin, Jasmine and others. Tinker Bell and Captain Jack Sparrow follow along on their floats. The Gravediggers precede Constance Hatchaway, better known as The Black Widow Bride from The Haunted Mansion. She is new to the parade this year and glides down the street alongside dancing ghoulish couples. The Tomorrowland floats are also new, featuring The Incredibles, Edna Mode and Buzz Lightyear with a crew of aliens.

Cadaver Dans Barbershop Quartet

This Dapper Dans-style ghostly group pops up throughout the night for performances in front of The Frontier Trading Post in Frontierland. Showtimes aren't advertised on the event map, but we caught them for the first time not long after 7 p.m. when the party officially started. They'll crack jokes with their deadpan humor and sing songs, including "Happy Trails To You" and "Boo to You."

Cruella's Halloween Hide-a-Way — NEW!

Mingle with Cruella de Vil at Tony's Town Square Restaurant during this brand-new, special dining experience. The event starts at 9:30 p.m. and continues through the night until 12:30 a.m. during Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party nights. You can pop in and out during the event to enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres, samplers and sweets. It also includes access to a reserved viewing section for the 11:15 p.m. parade. Cruella's Halloween Hide-a-Way is a separately ticketed experience ($99 per guest) and requires Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party admission, which is not included in this price.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Trick-or-Treating, Specialty Food & Merchandise

One of the big "treats" of the Disney Halloween Party is trick-or-treating around the park. You can haul in quite a lot of candy if that's the goal, but we prefer to enjoy the entertainment and hit a trick-or-treat trail or two as we hop around.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party - Country Bear Jamboree Treat Trail

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 Treat Locations:

Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Town Square Theater (Allergy-Friendly Center)
  • Market Street (party entrance; open until 8 p.m.)

Adventureland

  • Tortuga Tavern
  • Jungle Cruise

Frontierland

  • Splash Mountain
  • Miner's Cove (by Big Thunder Mountain)
  • Country Bear Jamboree

Liberty Square

  • Liberty Square Ticket Office (Allergy-Friendly Center)
  • The Diamond Horseshoe

Not So Scary Halloween Party - Amuck Cupcake

Fantasyland

  • Pinocchio Village Haus
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic
  • Walt Disney World Railroad Station
  • Ariel's Grotto

Tomorrowland

  • Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café
  • Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress

If the free candy doesn't quite satisfy your sweet tooth, enjoy spooktacular offerings created especially for the season. We tried the Amuck, Amuck, Amuck Cupcake, which can be found at Main Street Bakery. The cupcake itself was perfectly fluffy and moist, but fair warning, there is a lot of sweet frosting packed on top. Watch out for that black frosting — you may want to wait until after you take all your photos before your teeth turn colors ;)

It's important to note that some of these special, event-exclusive treats for purchase have long lines and can sell out later in the night, particularly if crowd levels are high. However, we noticed some treats, like the Pumpkin Spice milkshake, started selling before the official party time. So, if you've got your eye (and stomach) set on a specific treat, we'd recommend hopping to it the earlier, the better!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party - Jack Cake Pop

Speaking of sweets — while we, of course, advise you to save some room for treats throughout the party, we recommend grabbing a meal ahead of time. Sitting down for dinner with your tadpoles can eat up anywhere between thirty minutes to over an hour of the five-hour party time, so it's much better to enjoy a nice meal before you start partying.

If shopping is your top priority, visit the Emporium and Big Top Souvenirs for apparel, ornaments, pins and more exclusive to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. You can also find tons of event pins and MagicBands at Frontier Trading Post. We're not overstating this — lines for exclusive merchandise can rival the lines for the characters. Items can sell out quickly if you wait until later in the night. Before you arrive at the party, decide how much time you're willing to spend to get that limited-edition pin. If you're lucky enough to be traveling with two "grown-up" frogs, we recommend one waiting for merch while the other takes the tadpoles on a ride or two nearby.

Tips for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

As we've mentioned a time or two, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is one of the Frog Family's absolute favorite events! For those of you who love Halloween, it is definitely not to be missed.

Now, each of us Frog Family members has a different thing we love most about the party, so that just goes to show you there is a little something for everyone! For those of you wondering whether the party is worth the additional expense, for us, it's a resounding "Yes!" To make it the absolute best experience for your family, follow these tips:

1. Wear a costume

Mickey's Not So Scary Moana CostumesWhile it's not required that you wear a costume, it sure adds to my enjoyment because my favorite part of the night is taking in all of the elaborate costumes! And since this is the one event of the year where you are allowed to wear a costume at Magic Kingdom, I like to take advantage of it. And, in case you're wondering, you're never too old to enjoy Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. We saw so many creative costumes this year! Moana, Aladdin and Toy Story characters were popular choices. Note: Masks are not allowed to be worn at the Magic Kingdom, so keep this in mind when choosing your costume.

2. Keep it light

While temperatures in Orlando are cooling down a bit, the average high is 91 in August, 90 in September and 85 in October. It can still be quite muggy, especially after those still-frequent afternoon rains, so parents should dress their children (and themselves) accordingly for the Disney Halloween party. Think twice before outfitting your little monster as Sulley, at least a head-to-toe furry Sulley. Consider bringing a change of clothes for younger children "just in case" and picking up rain ponchos at your nearest dollar store before you leave for the trip.

3. Bring your own trick-or-treat bags

Upon entry into the park, guests will receive treat bags. It's a cool perk, but they are on the smallish side. If your children are there for the loot, consider packing extra bags. You can also purchase souvenir bags that do the trick! Trick-or-treating is Lily's favorite part of the party, but she loves saying "trick-or-treat" as much as she loves the candy. You'll find candy stations throughout the park. Save time and skip the crowds by trick-or-treating later in the evening. If your treat line is long, don't wait. Visit a different one, or come back later. You'll find the same candy at each one! Also, if the cast members tell you to use two lines, go for the shortest one. For some reason, we noticed everyone will line up on one side despite them saying that, and the other line barely gets used!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 - Treats

For allergy-friendly offerings, a teal chip is handed out at the entrance of the party. Make your way to the street behind Tony's Town Square Restaurant to pick up your chip. You'll exchange this token for a teal treat bag and special candy at the allergy-friendly locations located at Town Square Theater and Liberty Square Ticket Office.

4. Get to the parks early

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party - Aladdin Family

This is the single-most important tip for maximizing your fun and justifying the cost of this separately ticketed event. While the Disney Halloween party officially starts at 7 p.m., guests can begin entering the park as early as 4 p.m. (And yes, you can wear your costumes into the park at that time!) We highly recommend you get to the park early, so you can spend as much time in Magic Kingdom as possible.

When you arrive, Halloween Party attendees will be directed to a special entrance to receive wristbands. If you've already spent your day at the Magic Kingdom, you can secure your wristband from a cast member at specially designated locations throughout the park — don't worry, you can't miss the signs! Receiving your wristband is an absolute MUST-DO. Cast members are around every corner to usher non-party attendees out of the park.

5. Visit the most "in-demand" characters first or during the first parade

Leap's favorite part of the party is meeting all of the characters who greet guests in different locations. "Rare" characters are out for photo-ops, and your usual favorites are wearing their best Halloween garb. Lines can get very long for the most popular characters (up to three hours or more!), so be sure to prioritize. (If you want a costume idea, check out our DIY Jack and Sally T-shirt.)

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 - Jack Skellington

Some of the more exclusive characters (Jack & Sally, the Seven Dwarfs and Moana) may be found meeting before the party even begins, but only for Halloween party guests with wristbands. If you arrive at Magic Kingdom when doors "open" for Halloween Party guests at 4 p.m., we recommend heading toward the characters' designated locations and asking cast members where and when to line up. That way, you can spend valuable party time doing other fun activities!

When we attended the party again on a Tuesday night in September, Jack and Sally started meeting people at 4:30 p.m. The Seven Dwarfs came out at 6:15 p.m. but already had a two-hour wait! Meanwhile, Moana had an hour wait when she started greeting at 6 p.m.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party - Seven Dwarfs

Can't make it early? Have no fear. Our best advice is to wait until just before parade times to hop in line for character meet-and-greets. Pick one of the two parade showings to attend, and then spend the other time snapping pics with your favorite characters. It was only a 30-minute wait to meet the Seven Dwarfs! However, some characters (Alice, Mad Hatter, Tweedle-Dum, Tweedle-Dee and Queen of Hearts specifically) do leave their spots because they're in the parade. Additionally, don't wait until the very end of the night. We tried getting in line to see Stitch around 11:30 p.m. but cast members said they were finishing up for the night and weren't letting anyone else in line.

As a time-saver, try meeting characters who are joined by a friend. This may also make your tadpoles hoppier. Lily was dying to meet Jasmine, but Tad was all "whatever." Once he saw Genie join Jasmine, he hopped right in line with his sister.

The lines for characters have grown longer than in years' past. We recommend deciding as a family who your "top priority" characters are and making a game plan before you go. If a photo isn't a must, it's fun just to walk around and see the characters and their unique outfits. A majority of them meet outside, so it's easy to check them out in passing.

6. Stake out your parade location

Mickey's Boo-To-You Parade - Mrs. Incredible

Tad's favorite part of the party is watching Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Parade. He loves the Headless Horseman, all of the spooky floats and the characters in costume. You don't want to miss the Grandmaster's entrance — even if he is missing his head. Be sure to find a spot along the parade route at least 15 minutes in advance if you don't mind standing behind other people. If you want to be in the very front row, you should plan on staking out your spot — especially near Cinderella Castle and along Main Street U.S.A. — at least an hour ahead of time.

Don't want to spend so much time holding your ground? We recommend viewing it in Frontierland. You can get a great spot with a much shorter notice. We love the atmosphere of Main Street U.S.A. (and that's where you'll find us for the Christmas parade), but Halloween is a different story. We think Frontierland fits the spooky ambiance of "Boo-to-You." Since the parade starts in Frontierland, that also means it finishes sooner. So you can hop on more rides and character meet-and-greets while the rest of the audience waits for it to finish up.

The parade happens twice nightly and kicks off in Frontierland, follows the waterway until it reaches Liberty Square, crosses the Liberty Square bridge, circles Central Plaza in front of Cinderella Castle then heads down Main Street, U.S.A., where it ends next to Harmony Barbershop. If you don't mind the kids staying up late, go to the second parade. It's usually much less crowded.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party - Main Street before Parade

7. Spot your favorite villains during the Hocus Pocus show

The Sanderson Sisters take over the stage again in the "Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular," also featuring Dr. Facilier, Ooogie Boogie and Maleficent. In the past, the villains would mix and mingle after their singing and dancing performance on the Castle Stage. Although these villains do not typically join the crowd for photo opportunities anymore, the performance is worth making time to see.

The lines for character meet-and-greets are typically a lot shorter just prior to and during parade performances, so plan to see some villains, such as Anastasia and Drizella or Cruella de Vil, during either the first or second Boo-to-You parade.

8. Get your boogie on

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019 - Sulley

It just wouldn't be a Disney Halloween party without a dance. As we mentioned before, there are THREE opportunities to show off your moves. Mike and Sulley play host to their own Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball on the Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland. Join the Villain Kids at the new Disney DescenDANCE Party over in Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe for a groovin' good time. Or dance the night away with Disney Junior Pals at Storybook Circus.

9. Don't froget the fireworks show!

The centerpiece of the night in years past has been the villainous fireworks show, Happy HalloWishes. It was one of our very favorite displays ... however, the brand-new fireworks spectacular, Disney's Not-So-Spooky Spectacular, exceeded our expectations! It's important to know that there is only one fireworks show, which begins at 10:15 p.m.

We think it's best to see it in front of Cinderella Castle so you can see the frogtastic projections. However, if you really don't want to mess with the crowds in the Hub (or if you're attending multiple parties), it's cool to watch the fireworks in Fantasyland. You get more of a 360-degree show with fireworks booming all around you!

10. Don't spend too much time waiting for the ride overlays

While it's always neat to experience your favorite attraction with a twist, we didn't find any of the special Halloween party attraction experiences worth waiting too long for. The difference in the party-exclusive changes on Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Mountain and Mad Tea Party are fairly minor, so don't get your hopes up on having a toadally different experience. (The rides close and undergo a short transition period before the party begins.) We wouldn't wait any longer than 20 to 30 minutes for any of these. If you can catch a short line (like our 15-minute wait for Pirates), you should check 'em out!

11. Knock out Hocus Pocus, the parade and fireworks all at once

If these three experiences fall at the top of your must-do list, we'd recommend finding a good viewing spot in front of Cinderella Castle and staying put through all three — starting with Hocus Pocus at 8:30 p.m. While the second parade has lower crowds, trying to get through the crowd that has already been in the hub from the first parade who stay for the fireworks is not easy. If you're just coming for the fireworks, Casey's Corner or Plaza Ice Cream Parlor would be great options for a quick escape, but you'd still need to arrive early.

Do you have questions about Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019? Share them in comments below! For more vacation planning tips, check out the When to Visit Orlando page inside our Orlando Planning Timeline!

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Hoppy Halloween!

Keep hopping, Mommy Frog!
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Sep 20, 2018 at 11:58 p.m. Lisa Hill Says...

Momma Frog,

Where is the Hocus Pocus show during the Halloween Party Held?

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Sep 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Lisa!

The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular takes place on the stage directly in front of Cinderella Castle.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 20, 2018 at 1:46 p.m. kayla Says...

If I plan to visit the park the day of the event, do i have to leave at 6 and come back? Also, is there a ticket that i can buy for admission that day that includes the halloween party or do I have to purchase 2 separate tickets?

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Sep 20, 2018 at 3:46 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kayla!

If you have a party ticket AND park ticket for the day, you can enter the park anytime and do not need to leave until the party is over! The wristband provided to you is your key to sticking around. There unfortunately aren't any combo tickets for the event, but we do sell both discounted day and party tickets. :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 19, 2018 at 7:59 p.m. amanda bradford feldman Says...

what happens if there are thunderstorms on party night does party still go on as planned or does it get cancelled let me know

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Sep 20, 2018 at 3:58 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amanda!

Great question. Some entertainment may be postponed or cancelled, but for the most part, the party should run normally.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 18, 2018 at 8:58 p.m. PJ Says...

I reserved the Hallowishes Dessert with priority viewing area for Oct 31st. It says the rez time is 8:45 pm to enter and eat all the food(s) provided with the cost then that a cast member will escort us to a viewing area. Do you know if we will be able to view the hocus pocus/show in front of castle from this dessert party area? The times don't seem to line up with the 8:45 rez time.

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Sep 19, 2018 at 8:53 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi PJ!

You'll want to check out another showing of the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular. The Hallowishes Dessert party offers viewing of the separate Hallowishes fireworks spectacular at 10:15 p.m.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 17, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Bruce Hill Says...

I am assuming that you can wear a costume any night that you attend the MNSSHP? From your comments, candy is handed out all the nights that the Party is held? Am I correct?

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Sep 17, 2018 at 11:45 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Bruce!

Yes, costumes are allowed and trick-or-treating takes place on all party nights.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 17, 2018 at 5:31 p.m. Ashley Says...

Hello, your price says the party ticket for an adult is $75 but online it's saying it's $99.

Thank you for the other information though! It's very useful and I'm so excited to go to the party!

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Sep 17, 2018 at 3:41 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ashley!

Prices vary depending on the date of the event. Have fun!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 17, 2018 at 4:43 p.m. Frank Says...

I thought if you stayed on the property you would have extended hours in the parks. Is this not true on the days with Halloween parties?

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Sep 17, 2018 at 3:41 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Frank!

Each day, a different park is open early or late for resort guests. On Halloween Party nights at Magic Kingdom, one of the other parks will have Extra Magic Hours. :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 17, 2018 at 1:51 a.m. Elizabeth Says...

Is there a "healthier" treat option instead of candy for the trick or treating this year?

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:37 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Elizabeth!

Sorry, no such luck. Your best bet may be exploring the allergen-friendly options to see if those look better for you.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 16, 2018 at 6:36 p.m. Michael Says...

Hello,

We are going Friday night... can’t wait. If we enter between 4 and 7 can we wear our costumes when entering or do I need to plan on changing into the costume after 6 PM? Thanks so much!

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:38 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Michael!

You will be allowed to wear your costume in-park beginning at 4 p.m. :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 16, 2018 at 2:37 a.m. Eve Says...

Hi! Would you happen to know if any ice cream or food spot are giving them out for free? Years ago I went with my family and surprise we received free ice cream! Is that still a thing?

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:40 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Eve!

This sounds like it may have been a surprise magical moment! There are not any locations giving out and food or treats except for candy.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 16, 2018 at 12:53 a.m. Eric McKenzie Says...

I am wanting to dress as a ghostbuster for our visit to the party, I am concerned if they will let me in the park or not. I have a movie replica proton pack, for those that have not seen the movie it is the pack they use to "bust" ghosts. Can anyone help or clarify, thanks :)

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Sep 15, 2018 at 3:38 p.m. Jill Says...

Hi- Where will Cruella be?

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:42 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jill!

We spotted Cruella roaming around near Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 15, 2018 at 5:11 a.m. Stacey Says...

We are going to the party on Oct. 21st. It says they might be out of novety items like the headless horseman straw, the glow in the dark popcorn bucket, or items especially sold during the party. Will be so disappointed if WDW didn't have some closer to Halloween. Any ideas about when they restock and best place to purchase? Any help is appreciated. Thanks

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Stacey!

Unfortunately, we don't have any information on limited edition merchandise as we head later into the season. Some of the merch starts appearing as early as 4 p.m. (and can only be purchased if you have a party ticket!) so we definitely recommend keeping an eye out as soon as you arrive. There are locations throughout the park, so hop on the first one that has your item in stock!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 13, 2018 at 11:44 p.m. Melissa Says...

We are coming for the Not so scary mickey night, although we want to visit the park the next day. Is their a discount on admission for the next day??

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:48 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Melissa!

Unfortunately not. Mickey's Not So Scary is a separately ticketed event.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 13, 2018 at 8:08 p.m. Becky Says...

do you think a mild zombie snow white would be appropriate? like no blood or anything just a green tinge to the skin

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Sep 17, 2018 at 10:48 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Becky!

How fun! We LOVE this idea. Go for it!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 10, 2018 at 7:45 p.m. Katey Seeger Says...

I see the question asked a couple different way but to clarify the park closes at 6 and the event starts at 7 so if we go at 4pm do we have to leave for the hour between 6-7? Thanks

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Sep 11, 2018 at 6:32 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Katey!

Only regular park guests (NOT party attendees) are required to leave at 6. You can stay straight through between 4 p.m. and midnight!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Sep 6, 2018 at 9:01 p.m. Erin Says...

Where is the Disney Junior Jam? My 14 month old will love that!

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Sep 7, 2018 at 8:21 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Erin!

The Disney Junior Jam is in Storybook Circus, in righthand back corner of Fantasyland. Ask a Cast Member on your way, or you might miss it!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 5, 2018 at 11:21 p.m. Alfredo Says...

Hi I pretend will go in the early of these Octuber, one question, You said You entry at the park at 4:00 And MSSHP start at 7:00. Can We entry early ? I mean at 9:00 instead of 4:00?

Regards

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Sep 6, 2018 at 3:10 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Alfredo!

With the party ticket, you can enter the park beginning at 4 p.m. and no sooner. To spend the whole day at Magic Kingdom, you will need to purchase a separate day ticket.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 4, 2018 at 11:58 p.m. Chelsea Yogev Says...

I'm attending with little ones so we are going to try to do the earlier Hocus Pocus and Parade. What's your advise for getting a good spot to view both? I know they are close together timewise. Thanks

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Sep 5, 2018 at 8:12 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Chelsea!

One option is arriving to the first Hocus Pocus show early and snagging a spot in front of the castle that ALSO serves as a parade spot. You'll see people lining up around the "street" immediately in front of the castle.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 6, 2018 at 1:08 a.m. Chelsea Yogev Says...

Thank you

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Sep 4, 2018 at 4 a.m. Julie Schutte Says...

Our family is heading to WDW for the week of Oct 8th-13th but we don't celebrate halloween, would the cost of buying tickets to the not so scary party just to have shorter wait times on the rides be justified? would we stick out like sore thumbs without costumes? 3 kids 8 and under fyi.

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Sep 16, 2018 at 7:20 p.m. sherri Says...

Make sure your kiddos nap or rest before! Staying up later to make sure you get your money's worth is something to ponder with both the MNSSHP and Christmas Party. UNLESS you have strollers for them to crash while the adults switch out watching them and ride. (Our trick)

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Sep 6, 2018 at 6 p.m. Scot Says...

You will be fine. Costumes are an option and if the kids can stay up late it’s a much mor efficient way to see the park.

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Sep 4, 2018 at 2:07 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Julie!

This is a great approach! Many people (like us) go to the parties solely to enjoy the exclusive Halloween entertainment, leaving all of the attractions with much shorter lines. You will NOT stick out like sore thumbs without costumes, we promise :) Even if you don't celebrate Halloween, it's still a fun event.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 3, 2018 at 4:39 p.m. Colin Says...

Looking forward to our party in a week. Maybe a dumb question but when do they start serving the special desserts and meals? Like all day or 4 or at 7? Thanks!

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Sep 4, 2018 at 2:13 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Colin!

Actually, the availability of Halloween options differs depending on the treat! Some are available all day, and some beginning when the party starts at 7 p.m. You can check out this Disney Parks Blog for details.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 3, 2018 at 4:45 a.m. Deyanira Says...

Loved all this good info. Any idea if all your tips can be applied to Disneyland as well? We are attending MNSSHP at Disneyland and I’ve only found tips and trick for WDW. Thanks in advance!

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Sep 4, 2018 at 9:47 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

Have no fear - just check out our Disneyland Halloween post for tips :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 3, 2018 at 4:44 a.m. Trisha Says...

I want to dress as Mr & Mrs Incredible. Will they allow black adult eye masks?

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Sep 9, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Melissa Says...

Another option might be to use face paint to paint the masks on.

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Sep 4, 2018 at 9:59 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Trisha!

The Incredibles masks sold at the parks are labeled specifically stating that they are not allowed to be worn in the parks. Since MNSSHP rules say no masks as well, we would play it safe and use face paint as an alternative, or just bring the masks along and ask.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 2, 2018 at 2:35 p.m. Marisa Says...

We were planning on going to MNSSHP the day of our arrival and so we weren't going to buy a park ticket but only use a ticket for the party itself. Will this affect our meal plan? IE we're going for 7 days so we get 6 nights worth of meals. If we only have the 6 day park hopper ticket do we only get 5 nights worth of meals?

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Sep 6, 2018 at 3:23 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Marisa!

Don't worry - dining plans are based on the length of hotel stay (number of nights) and not park tickets. What’s specifically included (the number and type of entitlements, such as dinner, snacks etc.) is determined by which plan is selected :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 1, 2018 at 10:48 p.m. Cal Says...

Hi, I really enjoy your site. Very informative.

Dumb question here: are the MNSSHP Tickets extra on top of the day's admission?

Thx.

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Sep 4, 2018 at 10:19 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Cal!

Not a dumb question at all. Yes, MNSSHP is a separately ticketed event, but you do not need BOTH a park entry ticket AND MNSSHP ticket. The MNSSHP ticket will grant you park access beginning at 4 p.m.; the party starts at 7 p.m.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 1, 2018 at 8:29 p.m. melissa santoyo Says...

so, i have A question. what is free at the halloween party? we are going on oct 30th or 31st and want to make sure it is worht spending the money. (around 400.00) i guess what im trying to ask is, whay does the 400 get me?

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Sep 5, 2018 at 8:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Melissa!

Party-exclusive offerings include a special parade, stage show, fireworks, dance parties, character meet-and-greets, shortened wait times and trick-or-treating candy. Specialty party treats and merch come at an additional cost.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 1, 2018 at 4:56 a.m. Diana Says...

we're thinking of going on either September 30th or Oct 2nd, would either of those 2 parties be super crowded? Just wondering how it compares on the crowd calendar scale you use.

we plan on just hanging out at the resort or stopping at disney springs on that sunday, and then on tuesday we plan on hitting up animal kingdom. SO depending on how crowded it is I might try to get last minute tickets but I'm not sure yet. It's hard to fully commit to buying 3 tickets.

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Sep 5, 2018 at 8:50 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Diana!

The party is a limited-capacity event, so even sold out nights aren't too bad. We recommend hopping on tickets ASAP! Both nights are good options, but Oct. 2nd will likely be slightly less busy.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 31, 2018 at 6:40 p.m. John P Nicholson Says...

Can you tell me what rides will be closed on October 9th for the Mickey Holloween Party? Anahiem .Thanks for any help.

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Sep 4, 2018 at 10:24 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi John!

Check out our Disneyland Halloween post for all the details :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 31, 2018 at 1:16 p.m. Jacqueline Says...

We are going to MNSSHP on October 4, yay so excited! But was curious, do you have to have a park pass to get in along with the party tickets?

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Sep 4, 2018 at 10:25 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jacqueline!

No worries - all you need is the party ticket to get in the park beginning at 4 p.m.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 31, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. Jeanne Says...

We are so excited! Thanks for the tips!

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Aug 30, 2018 at 8:26 p.m. Fro Ramirez Says...

Is there anything COCO related for the Halloween party or anywhere in disneyworld?

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Sep 2, 2018 at 6:55 p.m. Steve Lawson Says...

My granddaughter has celiac disease. Are there gluten free treats available every date of the party?

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:41 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

There are not any Coco festivities at the Halloween Party. There is a fun Coco exhibit in the Mexico pavilion at Epcot.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 30, 2018 at 12:50 p.m. ELAINE Says...

Do families put blankets down to reserve spots for the parade? We have 3 small children and they will not sit still for an hour+ to wait for the parade. Where do you recommend we try to get a spot for the parade? This is our first visit and we would appreciate any suggestions.

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:51 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Elaine!

A majority of your party must be present in order to hold parade spots ... unfortunately, blankets don't to the trick. We recommend parents take turns holding down the spot while the other entertains the kiddos in the park!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 29, 2018 at 9:23 p.m. Meghan Says...

If we purchase a ticket here, do we choose the day we want? And if not, what if the day we want sells out and we can't get in upon arrival?

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:53 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Meghan!

Yes, when you purchase through Undercover Tourist, you choose the date you want for guaranteed entry.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 29, 2018 at 3:19 p.m. Elizabeth Says...

We are planning a last minute trip with our kids (ages 11 and 6) for October 28-31. Which party would you suggest, Oct 28 or Oct 30? Many thanks!!

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:59 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Elizabeth!

Both parties are likely to be similarly busy, but they tend to get more crowded the closer you get to Halloween. We'd go for October 28.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 28, 2018 at 5:53 p.m. Jessica Says...

Good afternoon,

is Photo pass/Memory maker available during MNSSH party? I truly appreciate the cast photographers snapping our pictures so the whole family can be in it, and we love looking back on these fun times with our little one.

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Aug 28, 2018 at 4:33 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jessica!

Photo Pass photographers are available throughout Magic Kingdom during the party :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 29, 2018 at 7:16 p.m. Dustin Says...

Did you happen to notice if they were doing Lantern PhotoPass near Rapunzel’s Tower? I called PhotoPass but they couldn’t give me a definite answer.

Thanks!

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:54 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Dustin!

We did not see the lantern Magic Shot when we walked by during the party, but this offering varies night to night.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 26, 2018 at 9:29 p.m. Kelly Says...

If we get into the parks at 4pm, can we ride rides like Jungle Cruise and Big Thunder before the close down for the party?

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Aug 20, 2019 at 9:43 a.m. Gary B Says...

You can also get fast passes until 6:00!!

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Aug 28, 2018 at 7:24 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kelly!

Great question, and good news: Yes, you can!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 26, 2018 at 1:41 p.m. Juliana Says...

Your post is really complet! Very good! Thank you ;)

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Aug 26, 2018 at 1:05 p.m. Pat Darby Says...

Can a medical access be used at party

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Aug 28, 2018 at 7:27 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Pat!

We recommend visiting guest services upon arrival to see if any accommodations can be made for you. Since lines tend to be so short during the party, it may not be necessary.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Oct 2, 2018 at 10:50 p.m. Edna Says...

Hi. This halloween party is in Orlando or where? because I will go in october 18 to 22 and I want information please !!

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Oct 4, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Edna!

Yes, this party takes place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 25, 2018 at 9:54 p.m. Salirh Says...

Hi when I booked my tickets from the UK they asked where I wanted my dining reservation to be and I assumed it was compulsory. Is this not so? Can I cancel it as my daughter (9) would rather party than eat at Cinderella’s table. I’m confused. Thanks

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Aug 28, 2018 at 7:28 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

Hmmm, interesting. We definitely recommend saving party time for partying, and eating ahead of time. A dining reservation like that is not required. If you are not interested, then we recommend cancelling. (Make sure you're positive first, as Cinderella's Royal Table reservations are hard to come by!)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 25, 2018 at 4:21 a.m. Kevin Says...

We are attending this event for the first time in October, travel as a group of four adults and two small children (under five). Is it acceptable to have 1-3 adults wait in line for a character, such as the seven drawfs, and have the remaining adult(s) and two children join just prior to the character meeting? Our fear is waiting an hour + in line for small children is just not feasible.

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Aug 28, 2018 at 1:56 a.m. Jess Says...

Thanks so much for all these tips! We are so excited to join Mickey and friends for Halloween! But I was wondering if Disney photographers and photo pass will be available during the party? With my one year old its the only way I’m able to get decent pictures. I treasure these moments and with photo pass I am able to be in the pictures too!

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Aug 28, 2018 at 4:41 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jess!

Yes, Photo Pass photographers are available throughout the park during the party!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 25, 2018 at 2:58 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kevin!

As long as you will all be taking your photos and meeting the characters together, this is fine. Just make sure a majority of your party is waiting in line.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 25, 2018 at 12:58 a.m. Nik A Says...

If Im staying at a disney resort and have Park tickets for 10/11 do I need to buy seperate tickets for the party or will it be included?

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Aug 25, 2018 at 2:36 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Nik!

You will need to buy a separate ticket for the event, as the park closes at 6 p.m. for regular daytime guests ... don't worry, we sell them!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 23, 2018 at 5:05 p.m. Rodolfo Says...

Thank you for this, this is very useful. I am a little disappointed that there are no COCO characters in the Halloween party. Are any characters from COCO in any park?

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Aug 25, 2018 at 2:44 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

That's a great point ... Coco characters are not currently meeting at any Disney park. Crossing our fingers they'll visit soon!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 23, 2018 at 4:53 p.m. Kristina Says...

Is the Bear Jamboree open during party?

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Aug 25, 2018 at 2:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kristina!

Country Bear Jamboree actually transforms into a trick-or-treat station, and some of your fave Country Bears can be found hanging outside in Frontierland. :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 23, 2018 at 1:24 p.m. will Says...

If seeing Moana is my daughter's #1 priority what is the best strategy to find her? I understand she will be in Adventureland once the party begins but did you happen to see here mingling anywhere earlier, and if so where? Were there other characters with Moana? My boys arent neatly as interested in her so wondering if the line will be long enough that wife and I should split up into 2 groups?

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Aug 25, 2018 at 2:52 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Will!

Sometimes the characters come out a bit before the party starts, so we recommend hopping over to Adventureland around 5:30 p.m. and asking how soon she may be meeting. Either way, your best bet is to get in line before the party starts to be one of the first to meet her ... this is the best approach to a short wait time. The line will likely be at least 30 minutes, so it may be a good idea to split up.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 21, 2018 at 9:52 p.m. LisaD Says...

Useful and relevant information. Feel like I can conquer the event!

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Aug 21, 2018 at 8:16 p.m. Julie Monroe Says...

The parades are listed for 9:15pm and 11:15pm is that when the Headless Horseman starts his ride or when the actual parade begins? I read the HH starts about 15 minutes before the parade so just trying to find out when exactly I should get a spot to watch?

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Aug 22, 2018 at 11:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Julie!

The Headless Horseman does come around about 10 minutes prior to the parade start. However, you'll need to find your spot at least 30 minutes ahead of time for the parade anyway.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 22, 2018 at 11:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Julie!

The Headless Horseman does come around about 10 minutes prior to the parade start. However, you'll need to find your spot at least 30 minutes ahead of time for the parade anyway.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 21, 2018 at 6:41 p.m. Betty Says...

This blog is extremely informative!! Thank you! I can’t wait to plan our next family vacation.

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Aug 20, 2018 at 10:24 p.m. Jennifer Fernandez Says...

I can’t wait to visit!!!

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Aug 20, 2018 at 9:44 p.m. Joanne Gobeil Says...

So many great treats

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Aug 20, 2018 at 6:09 p.m. Denise Says...

What do the * next to moana, the seven dwarves, et al mean? And how will I know if you answer this?

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Aug 22, 2018 at 10:12 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Denise!

The asterisk* means that this is a high-demand character that may develop a longer line!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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