10 Things To Know On The Go: Packing A Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Bag

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is always a blast, but to make sure we have a great time there are things that I make sure that I pack in my bag to have during the party.

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10 Things To Know On The Go:

Packing a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Bag

Packing A Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Bag

1. Necessities

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I always have what I call a ‘Bag of Necessity’ with me in the parks, but for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party I will sometimes travel light and just carry medicine, a nail file, lip balm, and gum.

If you want to see what is usually in my crazy, Mary Poppins ‘Bag of Necessity’ here you go…

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2. Charger & Cord

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I always have a portable charger and cord with me in my bag. (This one is a My Charge, but it isn’t available for purchase with the Disney Parks Logo)

I like to keep the charger and cord in a zip-top bag, because it makes it easier to find and keeps it dry should it start to rain.

3. Extra Zip-Top Bag For My Phone

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So I have an iPhone 6+ and my waterproof case is now too small for my gigantic phone, so until I can remember to order one on Amazon I have a zip-top bag to keep it in should it start to rain or I have to ride Splash Mountain!

4. Hand Sanitizer

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Sometimes you need to eat candy, and you need to eat it now…so hand sanitizer!

I really love this Disney Parks Halloween holder ($8.95), because it is super cute and glows in the dark.

5. MagicBand and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Ticket

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While you can link yourMickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party ticket to you MagicBand, I always like to carry mine with me just in case!

6. Gallon Size Zip-Top Bags

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What aren’t gallon size zip-top bags good for at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?

I like to use them to put candy in (those handles get stretchy as the night goes on), keep my maps together, and even to share with others who may need them!

7. Raincoat In Zip-Top Bag

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I always like to carry my raincoat with me to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, because I can use it when it rains, if I get cold, or if someone in a stroller needs a cover for sleep.

I also always keep it in a zip-top bag so if it does rain for a little bit, I can always take it off and put it back in my bag without getting everything else in the bag wet.

8. Wipes

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If you are stuck on a curb waiting for Mickey’s Boo To You Parade with sticky hands, these wipes come in handy!

They’re also great for stains, taking off face paint, and almost anything else. Plus how adorable is this Mickey pattern????

9. Extra Camera Batteries In A Zip-Top Bag

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Extra camera batteries are good to have, because you never know how snap-happy you will get at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Again, I carry them in a zip-top bag to keep them organized and dry.

10. Savory Snacks 

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Man cannot survive on candy alone…no matter how many times you tell yourself that! So to avoid the crazy food lines during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, I like to carry savory snacks.

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10 Things To Know On The Go: 2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

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2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party returns to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on select nights September 1- November 1, 2015, with some new additions and returning favorites.

With the parties beginning this week, I thought I would share 10 Things to Know On the Go – 2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

1. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party officially begins at 7 pm and concludes at midnight, however guests may enter the park at 4 pm before the festivities begin.

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2. Happy HalloWishes will begin at 10 pm, which is a little later than last year, so you will want to pace younger party goers as they surely won’t want to miss these fireworks!

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3. The ever popular Boo-To- You Parade steps off in Frontierland twice during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at new times of 8:35 pm and 11:15 pm.

4. If you love a Holiday cupcake or treat, then Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party has you covered. At Gaston’s Tavern you will find a special Ghost cupcake, Storybook Treats will be offering Candy Corn soft serve ice cream, The Main Street Bakery will have two special cupcakes – a spider cupcake and monster cupcake- and a Halloween Cookie, The Plaza Ice Cream Parlor will have a Halloween Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich, and you will be able to find Candy Corn Cotton Candy throughout the park.

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Photo: Walt Disney World

5. Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular: This new and highly anticipated addition to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place at 8 pm, 9:20 pm, 10:40 pm, and 12 am.

Here is a description of Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular from the Disney Parks’s Blog

In Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular the mischievous Sanderson Sisters from Disney’s “Hocus Pocus” return to the mortal world for one night during the Halloween season. With only a few hours to run amuck, the three sisters decide to use their magic to throw the best, evil Halloween party this side of the graveyard!

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Photo: Walt Disney World

With the help of the Disney villains, Winifred, Mary and Sarah gather together sinister shadows, nefarious nightmares and the power of their frightful friends to conjure the ultimate Hocus Pocus Party Potion and cast a spell on everyone in the Magic Kingdom Park. “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” features appearances by Dr. Facilier, Oogie Boogie, Maleficent and other great Disney villains, along with dancers, projections and special effects that combine to make this new show a not-to-be-missed Halloween treat.

6. Special Characters: You can meet some of your favorite Disney Characters in their Halloween costumes as well as meet characters who are exclusively visiting guests during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. You will find the character locations on the event map, and the Character Attendants are really helpful in letting you know when they will be meeting if they are not there.

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Photo: Walt Disney World

7. Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom: As in years past, there is a Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Exclusive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card that is available at the Firestation on Main Street U.S.A.

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8. Trick-or-Treat Opportunities: Adults and children can Trick-or-Treat together at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party with 11 Candy Spots and a Trick-or-Treat Trail in Fantasyland that begins near the Fantasyland Railroad Station in Storybook Circus.

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9. Attractions: During Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party you will find that there are 26 attractions that will be open, but it is important to note that you will not be able to schedule any FastPass+ times during the party.

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10. It wouldn’t be a Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party without exclusive party merchandise! This year there will be a special edition MagicBand, a special edition Trading Pin, and of course the event T-Shirt. You can get them at the Emporium, and at Frontier Trading Post for the pin.

Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party Merchandise

We’ll be at tonight’s first Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and on September 18th, so make sure you follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

For more information and to purchase tickets to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party visit the official website, and happy start of the Halloween Season!

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A Disney Parks Blog Not-So-Scary Soiree

A couple of weeks ago, the Disney Parks Blog posted a sweepstakes for readers to try to win a spot in their next meet-up at Walt Disney World. It would take place at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party on September 14th and include tickets to the new Villains’ Sinister Soiree hard ticket even within the party. I caught the window of the sweepstakes just in time and threw my name into the hat and surprising won a spot! I was thrilled because I probably wasn’t going to make it to the party this year otherwise, plus I was able to take my mom to her very first Halloween party!

The following is my recap of the event with a little review of the special ticket event. Also, check out the Disney Parks Blog recap with much better pictures!

CheckIn

The evening began at 4:00 PM when we were able to check in and receive our party credentials. After that, unlike previous meet-ups I have attended, we were pretty much free to enjoy the party as we wished. At least until 11:45, which was the assigned dessert party time for all meet-up attendees. The Villains’ Sinister Soiree includes a dessert party in Cinderella’s castle and there are two seatings per night. Ours was the later seating.

Credentials!
Credentials!

First order of business was to get some dinner before the party started at 7:00pm. Our go-to counter service meal is usually Columbia Harbour House so that’s where we headed. After that, we rode a few rides with little wait.

At 7:30 we were able to enter the reserved viewing section for the first Boo-To-You parade. This section is reserved for anyone who buys tickets for the Villains Soiree and is located in the Hub in front of the castle. If you’ve ever had a Fastpass+ reservation for the Festival of Fantasy parade, it’s that same area.

Once we showed our credentials and got into the area, we were offered to take water bottles from the ice coolers. They were the small, kid-sized bottles, but we were able to take as many as we wanted which was welcome given how humid it was. Then a lovely cast member from New Zealand asked us if we wanted to know what the best spot for the parade was. Of course we said yes, and he led us over to the Liberty Square side of the Hub, right in front of the bridge. This way we could see them coming head-on and then make the turn to go in front of the castle.

Our View
Our View
Jester Goofy behind us
Jester Goofy behind us

The spot was great and my mom loved her first parade experience – especially the Haunted Mansion section! Here are a few of the pictures I took.

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Next, we had to decide if we wanted to stay on the reserved section for the fireworks. I was worried we would be too close to the castle, but we opted to stay since we had plenty of space to move around. We also caught the Villains Mix and Mingle show while we waited. It ended up being fine and we had a great view.

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We then had a couple of hours to kill before the dessert part so it was time for trick-or-treating. If I’m not mistaken, there are few more treat stations this year. The party wasn’t crowded at all so the cast members were being very generous with their handouts! At one point we decided to sit in the relative coolness of the Tomorrowland Terrace and rest a bit, Our timing was good because we ended up being able to see a little bit of the second parade as it travelled down Main Street!

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Candy!
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Cadaver Dans!

Soon it was time to head to Cinderella Castle for the main event: the Villains’ takeover. Once we were let into the lobby, the Queen of Hearts and Anastasia and Drizella Tremaine were meeting. If no one went up for a picture, they would heckle the crowd. For example, I was wearing a villains t-shirt that did not include the Queen of Hearts. She was not pleased! I was also wearing Maleficent Mickey ears and Drizella told me about Maleficent being her and Anastasia’s babysitter when they were little and let them have all the candy. Ha!

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Finally we were let up to the main dining room. We had assigned tables and footmen led us to them. We got a table by the windows! On the table was a personalized menu, an autograph card, a Maleficent cup filled with candy, and a plate of cheeses and meats. We were also given a drink named after Captain Hook named the Captain’s Not-So-Poisoned Potion. It was pretty sweet, but I thought the poisoned apple glow cube was cute.

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Around this time, the villains made their grand entrance and presented their themed desserts. They also made their rounds at the tables. This was definitely the highlight. Great interaction with all of the villains! At one point, Lady Tremaine and her daughters performed a musical number for us: a mash-up of Sweet Nightingale and Royals by Lordes. Hilarious! I wish I had a good video of it.

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The desserts themselves were awesome in their presentations and just okay in taste. Nothing really stood out.

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Soon, it was time to leave. Keeping in character, Lady Tremaine basically just kicked us out! We were given parting gifts of posters and a hitchhiking ghost from the Parks Blog (these things do not usually come with the Villains’ Sinister Soiree ticket, but everything else I’ve mentioned does).

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Cute vinylmation

We walked out to a pretty empty Magic Kingdom since the party had been over for almost an hour. I would have enjoyed it a lot more if I didn’t have to get up for work the next day!

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I had a really fun time at this meet-up. So grateful to the Disney Parks Blog for hosting us, with the help of some pretty cool villains.. I know the big question is whether or not the Villains’ Sinister Soiree ticket is worth the extra cost on top of a party ticket. Honestly, it probably depends on what you want out of it. For me, it wouldn’t be. The reserved spots for the parade and fireworks are really worth much, especially at a party that isn’t very crowded. The party in the castle is a lot of fun, and being in the castle is special and the atmosphere with the villains is awesome, but for me it wouldn’t be worth the $99 extra. And if I were buying a ticket, I would definitely want the later seating so I could still enjoy most of the party. If you really want to spend some quality time with these villains though, it might be worth it for you.

Have you been to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party? Would you or have you attended the Villains’ Sinister Soiree? Who is your favorite villain?

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Halloween Party Costume Fun

One of my favorite things about attending Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is people watching and checking out all the great Halloween costumes. Don’t get me wrong, I love the fact that the Magic Kingdom is one of the few places it is okay for an adult without a kid to trick or treat and subsequently bring home two full bags of Halloween candy. The Boo To You Halloween Parade is my favorite and do you ever really get tired of Happy Hallowishes? I think not.

I thought I’d share some of my favorite pictures I took of costumes from the Halloween Party the other night. I had a great time and got to do almost everything I wanted due to some well executed plans. I saw so many awesome Halloween costumes and some were so creative and well planned I wish I had thought of them. Some of them I didn’t recognize and wish I had asked who they were. The most prevalent I think were probably Anna and Elsa for the girls, Captain America for the guys, Rapunzel for ladies, and Batman for the boys. All in all it was a ton of fun and I asked everyone if I could take their picture before I took it, especially making sure I got permission from parents before taking kids’ pics. Hope you enjoy!

Halloween party pics
Sanderson Sisters from the movie Hocus Pocus
Photo Sep 21, 6 39 27 PM
Smarty Pants!
Photo Sep 21, 6 39 45 PM
This one was tough … Chicken Cordon Bleu (get it? cord on blue)
Photo Sep 21, 6 40 04 PM
Ceiling Fan
Photo Sep 21, 6 44 20 PM
Flynn aka Eugene and Rapunzel
Photo Sep 21, 6 53 47 PM
Ariel, Maleficent, and Anna
Photo Sep 21, 6 55 08 PM
Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Portraits
Photo Sep 21, 6 57 01 PM
Rapunzel and Belle
Photo Sep 21, 6 58 45 PM
Puppet girl?, Minnie Mouse, Pocahontas, Mia from the Princess Diaries, Megara, and Vanellope Von Schweetz
Photo Sep 21, 7 00 02 PM
Cruella de Vil and the Orange Bird
Photo Sep 21, 7 02 39 PM
Candy Corn, Cotton Candy, and Candy Dots
Photo Sep 21, 7 03 13 PM
Baby Flounder, two Ariels, two Erics, and there was a mini Sebastian too!
Photo Sep 21, 7 04 10 PM
Green Power Ranger and Gladiators
Photo Sep 21, 7 06 30 PM
Sorcerer Mickey with Brooms and cameo by Daisy
Photo Sep 21, 7 09 29 PM
Belle, Supergirl, the Flash, and Captain America
Photo Sep 21, 7 10 55 PM
Elsa, Jake (very excited about his candy sans his Neverland Pirates), Mary Poppins, and Bert
Photo Sep 21, 7 15 35 PM
Ursula, Vanellope Von Schweetz, Wreck It Ralph, Kevin, Russell, Fix It Felix, and Jubileena Bing-Bing
Photo Sep 21, 7 18 27 PM
I found Waldo several times
Photo Sep 21, 7 19 31 PM
This mini John Cena was so adorable
Photo Sep 21, 7 34 15 PM
This baby Batman was the most precious and bad ass thing I saw all night!
Photo Sep 21, 7 40 53 PM
Captain America
Photo Sep 21, 7 45 33 PM
Indiana Jones, Cinderella, Snow White, and Maleficent
Photo Sep 21, 8 25 02 PM
Batman and Robin
Photo Sep 21, 8 30 36 PM
Batgirl
Photo Sep 21, 8 31 33 PM
Such a cute little Star-Lord
Photo Sep 21, 8 42 12 PM
Agent Carter, Scrawny Steve, and the Winter Soldier
Photo Sep 21, 10 19 53 PM
Sulley and Mike
Photo Sep 21, 11 32 36 PM
An awesome mine train over the stroller
Photo Sep 24, 4 35 57 PM
Shelley caught this pic of an amazing Drax and Gamora complete with a baby Groot!

 

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Pick Six: Last Minute Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tips

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party kicks off the Halloween Celebrations at the Magic Kingdom tonight, and if you are anything like me you are caught totally off guard!!!

How can it be time for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party to start already? I thought summer just started…

With new offerings and so much to do to get ready, I thought I would share some last minute tips for getting ready for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

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Pick Six: Last Minute Tips For Attending 

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party


1. Study up on new offerings

This year Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party has a few new offerings, and I have to say that I am pretty stoked!

Guests who want to meet some of their favorite Disney villains will now be able to find them at locations around the park. Jafar will be in Adventureland, The Queen of Hearts near Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland, and Lotso will be hanging out near Buzz Lightyear in Tomorrowland.

Club Villain will be taking over The Diamond Horseshoe in Liberty Square with a wicked atmosphere, lively music, glowing décor, and appearances by Cruella De Vil, Dr. Facilier, Anastasia, Drizella, Lady Tremaine, and more!

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This year Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade will be receiving a few tweaks including the expansion of the Phineas and Ferb Creepa Crew pre-parade interactive experience to involve more of the parade route and the first-ever appearance of Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope in the parade.

2. Prioritize for your family

Is your family at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party to ride attractions, just a friendly reminder that the FastPass+ system will not be available during the party, to explore the trick-or-treat trails, or do you want to see all the entertainment options that you can?

The important thing to do is make sure that you are all on the same page and get as much done as you can!

And remember that while the party and the exclusive events don’t officially start until 7:00 pm, you can arrive at 4:00 pm to knock a few things off your list that will still be open at the Magic Kingdom.

Some unexpected things that my family likes to do during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party are riding the Jungle Cruise at Night, taking a trip to the Big Thunder Mountain Rail Road for the fun lighting effects, and we like to spend extra time taking pictures of attractions with the unique party lighting.

Here are highlights from our time at last year’s Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

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3. Download the new Mayhem at the Mansion App

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This year Walt Disney World is taking Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party to the next level with an augmented reality game called ‘Mayhem at the Mansion’.

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Stitch Kingdom shared a lot of information about the game, but using the Mickey’s Not So Scary map with the Mayhem at the Mansion app you will travel around the park to capture ghosts that have escaped from the Haunted Mansion. Once you capture your ghost, you can save and share your finds before returning them to the Haunted Mansion.

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The directions are super simple!

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The app is free and information about the Mayhem at the Mansion app can be found on their site here.

4. To merch or not to merch

Every year I find myself having the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Exclusive Merchandise conversation with myself…

Th number one item on my list this year is the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Exclusive Magic Band that WDWNT reported on earlier.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party MagicBand 2014
Photo: WDWNT (www.wdwnt.com)

My best tip for purchasing merchandise is to buy what you want early!!! Items can sell out or may not be available at all the merchandise locations, do don’t chance it or spend your time worrying!!!

5. Costumes

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is always tricky when it comes to costumes for our family, because the weather is typically hot and most costumes are made for cooler climates.

We are planning to combat this by trying our hand at DisneyBounding as a Family.

Leslie Kay shared some great tips on Disney Style a few months ago.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Top 10 DisneyBound Tips

She even showed how she breaks down a character’s look for DisneyBounding!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party DisneyBounding Breakdown

I’m not spilling the beans about what we’ll be dressing up as this year…you’ll just have to wait!

6. What to make sure to bring with you to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

We always like to travel light to the party, however for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party we always carry a backpack!

Some things that we like to carry with us to the party are:

  • Large Ziplock Bags – For extra treat storage and for our electronics in case it rains
  • A Change of Clothes for Zoe – She gets antsy in her costume every year, and having this change of clothes has been a life saver
  • Savory Snacks – Since the party begins at 7 we like to eat an early dinner before we arrive at the Magic Kingdom, so as the night starts to go on we find ourselves needing a snack that isn’t so packed full of sugar. I like to bring packets of peanuts and cheese crackers.
  • Glow Sticks – We try not to fall victim to the light-up carts, so before the party I will run to the Dollar Tree to purchase some fun glow sticks and light up toys. I cannot tell you how much money this has saved us over the years.
  • Envelope – I like to bring an envelope to keep my Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card a little safer.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Prices

Here are a few more things to know before you go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party:

  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party requires a separate ticket for admission.
  • Tickets are available while supplies last and are not valid for theme park admission prior to the hours of the event.
  • Each Guest may only purchase 8 tickets per event date.
  • Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be sold or transferred for commercial use.
  • Guests of all ages may wear costumes only to the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party event; otherwise, costumes are only permitted at Magic Kingdom park for Guests ages 9 and under.
  • All costumes must adhere to any guidelines as determined solely by Disney.
  • Please choose costumes that are not obstructive, offensive or violent.
  • Guests’ eyes must be visible at all times.
  • Event information and activities are subject to restrictions and change without notice.

We are all really excited to attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, and I can’t wait to share tons of pictures and information soon!

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Tickets On Sale Today For Magic Kingdom Special Events

Tickets for two highly anticipated Magic Kingdom special events, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, go on sale today!

These Magic Kingdom special events take place respectively on select nights in September and October, and November and December.

Special events start at 7pm and run until 12am each day the party occurs.

Tickets can be purchased either online here or over the phone at (407) 934-7639 from 7am – 11pm EST.

Always remember that all tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Tickets must be paid in full at the time of purchase. As always, all information is subject to change.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

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Happy Hallowishes!

September 2014: 1, 9, 12, 14, 16,19, 21, 23, 26, & 28

October 2014: 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, & 31

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Prices (Prices Before Tax)

Advanced

Same Day

Premium

September October September October October 31, 2014
Guests Ages 10 & Up

$62

$67

$68

$71

$77

Guests Ages 3-9

$57

$62

$63

$68

$72

 

Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Members will have discounted ticket opportunities on the following nights:

September 2014: 1, 9, 12, 14,16,19, 21, 23, 26, & 28

October 2014: 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 19, & 21

All Passholder and DVC discount tickets must be bought in advance.

Passholders eligible for the discount are those with Premiere Annual Passport, Premium Annual Pass, Annual Pass, Seasonal Annual Pass, Weekday Select Pass, and Epcot after 4pm Annual Pass.

Annual Passholders may purchase discounted tickets for themselves and three guests, while Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members may purchase discounted tickets for themselves and five guests.

Passholders may buy their tickets online on the Passholder site or by calling 407-560-PASS.

Disney Vacation Club Members can buy their tickets by calling Member Services at 1-800-800-9800.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Prices – AP & DVC Discount (Prices Before Tax)

September

October

Guests Ages 10 & Up

$58

$64

Guests Ages 3-9

$53

$59

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

November 2014: 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, & 30

December 2014: 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, & 19

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Prices (Prices Before Tax)

Advanced

Same Day

Premium

December 19, 2014
Guests Ages 10 & Up

$67

$71

$74

Guests Ages 3-9

$62

$66

$69

Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members will have discounted ticket opportunities on the following nights:

November 2014: 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, & 20

December 2014: 2, 4, & 9

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Prices – AP & DVC Discount (Prices Before Tax)

Guests Ages 10 & Up

$62

Guests Ages 3-9

$57

All Passholder and DVC discount tickets must be bought in advance.

Passholders eligible for the discount are those with Premiere Annual Passport, Premium Annual Pass, Annual Pass, Seasonal Annual Pass, Weekday Select Pass, and Epcot after 4pm Annual Pass.

Annual Passholders may purchase discounted tickets for themselves and three guests, while Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members may purchase discounted tickets for themselves and five guests.

Passholders may buy their tickets online on the Passholder site or by calling 407-560-PASS.

Disney Vacation Club Members can buy their tickets by calling Member Services at 1-800-800-9800.

There are Military Discounted tickets available on the following Dates:

November 2014: 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, & 20

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Prices – Military Discount (Prices Before Tax)

Guests Ages 10 & Up

$46.90

Guests Ages 3-9

$43.40

These discounted tickets are only available at Walt Disney World.

 

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Wordless Wednesday: HalloWishes For A Happy Halloween

Wordless Wednesday – October 30, 2013

 Wordless Wednesday

This week’s Wordless Wednesday takes us to scene’s from Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World! May all your HalloWishes come true for a fun and safe Halloween!

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Giveaway!

The 2013 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is here and is fun as ever!

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This special event at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World takes place in the evenings on selected nights in September and October. For more information, see our post here.

Along with events at the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, there is exclusive Park Merchandise and even a Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card and here is your chance to win one!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2013 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card
This is the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2013 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card that we are giving away!!!

To win the 2013 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party exclusive card all you have to do is subscribe to our YouTube Channel! Make sure you leave a comment below the 2013 Mickey’s Not So Scary Party Highlights video letting us know that you have subscribed and want to be entered into the contest!

We’ll draw a winner using random.org at midnight on October 18, 2013! Good luck and Happy haunts!!!

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Disclaimer: I am giving away my personal 2013 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Card. We didn’t get an extra and no tricks were played to get this treat. Just don’t tell Zoe…

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Wordless Wednesday: Halloween Mickey & Minnie

Wordless Wednesday – September 11, 2013

 Wordless Wednesday

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! So when I start to see the Halloween decorations go up at the Magic Kingdom I get really excited! This week’s Wordless Wednesday takes us to the fun windows of the Emporium on Main Street USA! I absolutely adore Minnie and Mickey’s new Halloween outfits, and can’t wait to go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party on Friday!

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Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party Starts Tuesday

Halloween Party
Halloween Party

My favorite special event at Walt Disney World, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, returns this Tuesday to the Magic Kingdom. This party takes place on select nights in September and October typically several times per week. The dates run from September 10th through November 1st this year. Guests must purchase separate tickets for this hard ticket event and the party goes from 7pm until midnight, however you can usually enter the park at 4pm on the party ticket.

I absolutely love this Halloween Party for the festive fall vibe you get the second you approach the entrance to the Magic Kingdom. Colors of orange and gold greet guests along with foliage, jack o’lanterns and pumpkin characters in Town Square. I can’t wait to attend the party this coming Friday the 13th, which I hope will add and air of spookiness to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

What I am most looking forward to is the Boo To You Halloween Parade, which takes place twice during the evening. If you can stick it out for the later second parade it is usually much less crowded than the first one. Also, try to get a spot as close to the parade route as possible to get great viewing of the crowd favorite Headless Horseman that leads the parade and my favorites, the Haunted Mansion grave diggers. The Halloween Party has also been known to showcase the alter egos of the Dapper Dans, the ghoulish Cadaver Dans. Do not miss these guys if you can find them!

Main Street waiting for the Boo To You parade
Main Street waiting for the Boo To You parade
Headless Horseman
Headless Horseman
Haunted Mansion Grave Diggers
Haunted Mansion Grave Diggers
Happy Hallowishes
Happy Hallowishes

Of course there will be trick or treating during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, but I’m still not sure if I’m going to be going in costume or not this year. I usually go the first week and it is still pushing 90 and humid in the evenings, so I typically go in shorts and a Halloween themed t-shirt. Also not to be missed are the special fireworks, Hallowishes, which are again some of my favorites of the entire year at the Magic Kingdom.

New this year are a few additions to the Halloween Party. Phineas and Ferb will be joining the Creepa Crew, which was the new group last year to help warm up the crowd before the parades by getting folks dancing in the streets. From the Nightmare Before Christmas, Sally and Jack Skellington will be joining in on the fun for meet and greets with guests in Town Square. I am so excited to see them to get me even more excited for Haunted Mansion Holiday, which I’ll be seeing for the first time during my trip to Disneyland this December! Also first timers to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party this year will be Mike and Sulley from Monster Inc. They will be hosting the Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball in Tomorrowland, so bring your boogie shoes!

Carlotta outside the Haunted Mansion
Carlotta outside the Haunted Mansion

The dance parties are always fun to check out, along with the Villains stage show in front of Cinderella Castle. I enjoy seeing guests and characters all decked out in costumes for the Halloween party. One of my must dos is to see the special characters in front of the Haunted Mansion before I ride. An added benefit of the party only selling limited number of tickets is that the attractions that are open typically have much shorter wait times than what you normally encounter during the day. There are usually only a handful of attractions that are closed during the party, including the Jungle Cruise, Carousel of Progress, the Liberty Belle, and the train. If you go in early at 4pm on your party ticket you can often knock out these few before they close down for the Halloween party at 7pm.

As usual there will be special merchandise only available during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. If you see something you like that is party specific, please make sure you purchase it during the party as they are exclusive to the event and cannot be bought outside of the Halloween parties. I learned this the hard way my first party back in 2008. Above all else, make sure to have fun and just soak in the beginning of fall at Walt Disney World. I hope to be able to attend again, but if not, I’m going to make the most of the Halloween party on Friday night. Will you be there? Some of us from On the Go in MCO will be there. Come join the fun and see if you can track us down!

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Weekly Review September 17-21, 2012 – Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Week And More

Weekly Review September 17-21, 2012 – Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Week And More

Weekly Review time!!! This past week here at On the Go has been full of great stuff, and it has been a little different since we double posted with Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party information about week!!!

Also, we added a new contributor, Beth, to the site! Welcome Aboard!!!

Now it’s time to look back at all that happened September 17-21!!!

Let’s Go!

The Winter Park Sip and Stroll is coming up on September 27th, and it will celebrate the city’s 125th Anniversary of Incorporation!

Winter Park - Weekly Review
The Winter Park Sip and Stroll – September 27, 2012

We started our Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party coverage with Tip, Tricks, and Information. There is so much to do and see at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!!!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Merchandise - Weekly Review
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Map – Weekly Review

Tuesday we looked at how LEGOLAND Florida is now partnering with the Dream Village to help make other’s dreams come true!

Legoland Florida and Dream Village Ground Breaking - Weekly Review
Legoland Florida and Dream Village Ground Breaking

Then we looked at the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Merchandise with prices. These tend to go quickly, so if you are attending a Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party you will want to definitely go in search of these items early!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Merchandise - Framed Pin Set - $200.00 - - Weekly Review
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Merchandise – Framed Pin Set – $200.00

Wordless Wednesday took us to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a Warning!

Wordless Wednesday - Weekly Review
Wordless Wednesday – Warning!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Wordless Wednesday was of my new favorite MNSSHP sign!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party - Weekly Review
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Ghost Relations

The P!nk Truth About Love Tour is coming to the Amway Center in February 2013! I am soooo excited!!!

P!nk The Truth About Love Tour - Weekly Review
P!nk The Truth About Love Tour 2013

Thursday we shared our Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Videos of Boo-To-You, Happy HalloWishes, and the Villains’ Dance Mix & Mingle .

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Friday, Cheryl shared her experience at the Star Wars Celebration VI Star Wars: The Clone Wars Panel.

Star Wars Celebration VI - weekly review
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

And our final Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party post for the week is our Roundtable where we discuss our favorite parts of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party - Weekly Review
Pooh and Friends in their Halloween finest for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Roundtable

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Roundtable

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Merchandise
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Guide

1. What about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party makes it a MUST DO for you?
Aurora – I always made sure that I did the Alice in Wonderland Treat Trail as the first stop, a stop in the middle AND the last stop of the night! You get SO MUCH Candy there!
Beth – Hallowishes for the music and the parade is absolutely amazing.  Love the Gravediggers!!
Betsy – I have to see the Boo To You parade and make sure not to miss the Headless Horseman.
Cheryl – The limited pins and tshirts
Megan – I have to watch Hallowishes and see the parade.  I also love seeing the ghost outside of Haunted Mansion.
Shalon – I always get a prime spot for Hallowishes, it’s my favorite MK fireworks show!!! Love all the music!
Shelley – My absolute must do is watching Boo To You and Happy Hallowishes! They are two things that I could watch over and over and over again!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Boo To You Parade is a MUST DO!!!

2. What is your favorite activity during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?
Betsy – Trick or treating and people watching. There are so many creative costumes from guests young and young at heart.
Beth – definitely the parade…the music, the floats, the dancers.  Very unique
Cheryl – I love the parade.
Megan – Trick or Treating and visiting the dance parties.
Shalon – Hallowishes all the way!!!
Shelley – I really enjoy walking around the park towards the end of the night as the crowd thins out to take in some of the smaller details of MNSSHP.
Aurora – I am a Boo To You Girl! I have to see the parade both showings! I love the Grave Diggers and The Haunted Mansion Dancers!

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Happy Hallowishes!

3. Are you going to dress up for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party? If so, what will your costume be? If not, of all the costumes you have seen what was your favorite?
Cheryl – One year we saw Wizard of Oz characters
Megan – I have a few costumes that I have in mind.  Of course, buying a new pair of Halloween ears to wear is always acceptable.
Shalon – Not sure yet would like to but need to think if something different to do
Shelley – This year I went as a fancy Minnie Mouse, since she is my favorite character.
Aurora – I am still working on a costume. I was a Sailor Girl the past two years. This year I am undecided so far.
Beth – Normally I just wear a personalized Mickey Halloween shirt, but this year I’m thinking of one of the princess tutu’s (from the kids dept) and a tank top.  Or my Tower of Terror 10 miler costume which is still a secret.
Betsy – I don’t think I’m going to dress up this year since I’m going early and it is still likely to be hot and humid. In the past I’ve gone as a pirate or just worn a Halloween themed tshirt.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Gang

4. Where is your favorite thing to take pictures of during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?
Megan – I love seeing the characters in costume, I usually am having too much fun to remember to take pictures though.
Shalon – I love getting pics of all the guests unique costumes! Saw some great Cast Member costume replicas on kids last year!!!
Shelley – I really love taking pictures of Tomorrowland all lit up with special projections.
Aurora – Haunted Mansion with Madame Leota out front! She is always so much fun to play around with!
Beth – I love all the Halloween decorations and the character statues in the hub
Betsy – I love taking pictures of Hallowishes!
Cheryl – the characters in their costumes.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Treat Spot Markers

5. What part of the Boo to You Parade is your favorite?
Shalon – Love the Grave Diggers!
Shelley – I love the whole parade, but if I had to choose one part it would probably be the Ballroom Dancers from the Haunted Mansion.
Aurora – I would have to say that the Haunted Mansion Ballroom Dancers are my favorite!
Beth – Goofy!!!  CANDY CANDY CANDY!
Betsy – This is a toss up for me between the Grave Diggers (sparks are so cool!!!) and the Dancing Cowboys. 😉
Cheryl – I enjoy the headless horseman
Megan – I love the Grave Diggers!! (and the candy)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Special Edition Card

6. Trick or Treat? 😉
Shelley – Treat with a side of Trick!
Aurora – Always trick with some treat on the side!
Beth – Treat….chocolate please!!!
Betsy – Both! I love to have fun, so tricks are entertaining, but treats are awesome too.
Cheryl – Treat , vegan and gluten free please 🙂
Megan – Treat.  Always treats!
Shalon – Treat!!! Who doesn’t love candy!!!

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Videos

Today I thought it would be fun to share some of our videos from this year’s Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade

See your favorite Disney Characters in a special Halloween Parade that steps off in Frontierland! Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party has my most favorite parade of all times! If you watch from Main Street USA, like we did for this video, you will also get to see the Creepa Crew and have a great view of the Headless Horseman!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPlW0LHKIs0

Happy HalloWishes

The night sky lights up above Cinderella Castle with a Halloween fireworks spectacular. This is a DEFINITE Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party must do for any and everyone!!! Don’t forget to take in the 180 degree fireworks! Everybody scream!!!!!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7mlQDBSJTU

Villains’ Dance Mix & Mingle

Your favorite Disney Villains take center stage in front of Cinderella Castle. If you love Hyperspace Hoopla, you are really going to enjoy this Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party favorite!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg5XWarw9v0

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