The Fall Fun at Disney World began August 17th!
The MNSSHP hard ticket, after-hours event is expanding from 32 nights in 2017 to 34 evenings this year, spanning over three months!
- August 17, 24, 28, 31
- September 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30
- October 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31*
We’ll see the return of popular favorites, such as “Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular” stage show in front of Cinderella Castle, Mickey’s “Boo-to-You!” parade down Main Street, and “Happy HalloWishes!” led by everyone’s favorite villains.
You don’t need to bring your own trick-or-treating bag as they hand them out for free…but you can if you want to!
Tickets for this Halloween spectacular start at $75 for advance purchase, or $85 at the gate, if available.
*Halloween Night (Oct. 31st) always sells out first! Tickets are $125.
MNSSHP nights at a glance.
Don’t forget to buy the 2018 Magic Band and some 2018 MNSSHP pins! They are only for sale during the party nights from 7pm-Midnight.
The perfect party hat!
♪♫♪This is Halloween, this is Halloween…..♪♫♪
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party started August 17th this year!
Cast members can buy discounted tickets at the Company D store for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at a 30% discount off of general ticket prices for several party nights in August and September. $55/ticket.
Minnie looks so pretty!
September 25, 2018: Discounted tickets dates have been added for October!
The ticket prices are good for the earlier party dates in August and September – and now some dates in October – which is wonderful as those are the less crowded nights.
August 17, 2018, 8pm…Look who just showed up! New Halloween costumes this year!
Special treats on party nights!
At last year’s MNSSHP party:
Star Wars: At last year’s MNSSHP party with our significant others.
Caroline going as your Ghost Host from the Haunted Mansion.
Pickup a Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party button (free!) at guest services!
- Happy HalloWishes fireworks!
Main Street USA is so pretty during the fall!
The Magic Kingdom will be fully decorated for Fall/Halloween by Wednesday, August 15th this year. Two weeks earlier than last year.
Main Street USA on MNSSHP party nights. Cool lighting and special effects on the entire street!!!
MNSSHP party details:
Hours: 7:00 pm – Midnight
2 Boo To You Parades: at 8:15 pm and 10:30 pm
HalloWishes Fireworks: at 10:15 pm
Mickey and Minnie in the Boo To You Parade.
Nobody decorates for the holidays – any holiday! – like Disney! We love Fall!!! 🙂
CP Tip: The party starts at 7pm, but Disney let’s guests wearing costumes in for the party starting at 4pm. (Normally, adult guests may not wear costumes in the parks.) Come early and plan on staying until midnight!
Plan on being at MK all day: Plan on going to the Magic Kingdom in the morning and storing your costume in the lockers near the entrance. At 4pm, change into your costume and have your photo taken on Main Street before the crowds arrive at 7pm!
If you have time: Go visit the Headless Horseman at Fort Wilderness in 2018 earlier in the evening.
Everyone arriving in great costumes for the party.
Special MNSSHP party lighting all along Main Street USA.
Having ‘after dark’ fun in our costumes! PhotoPass on Main Street.
Characters in special costumes everywhere!
We love the Boo to You parade!
The parade smells like candy corn!
Caroline loves the Disney villains! They are out in force during the party.
Got to meet all 7 dwarfs during the MNSSHP party!
Cinderella Castle in Halloween colors with “fog” rolling in. (This is our favorite castle color at night!)
Midnight – Closing Time: Spooky music and lighting and fog throughout the Magic Kingdom on party nights.
Have a magical time!
Watch out for the headless horseman who leads the Boo To You Parade each evening!!
The Headless Horseman leads the Boo To You Halloween Parade. 🙂 And you can also meet him over at Fort Wilderness earlier in the evening before parade time.
Special Treats are available during the Halloween season!
Disney provides the treating candy bags for free. There are 13 – a lucky number! – trick-or-treating candy stations too!
Free candy! Take as much as you would like!!! 🙂
13 Trick-or-Treat stations.
2018 MNSSHP map.
One final party note!
There are new, expanded costume rules! Please plan your party costume accordingly!
Come Dressed for the Occasion
Caroline’s Halloween costume made from merchandise bags from Disneyland!!! ❤
More MNSSHP details:
2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom new additions:
•Real live pirates will be invading the Pirates of the Caribbean ride! They will interact with guests, plus guests get the chance to join in the hunt for Gunpowder Pete.
•Special lighting and effects are being added to the Mad Tea Party ride that gives it a special glow!
•A new soundtrack and more will be added to Space Mountain.
•Disney Junior Characters, including Doc McStuffins, will be hosting a dance party in the Storybook Circus area for the Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam.
Special Entertainment and Inclusions
•Trick-or-Treating at designated spots throughout the Magic Kingdom
•Guest-only access to Magic Kingdom attractions
•Show: Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular
•Fireworks Show: Happy HalloWishes
•Parade: Boo-To-You Halloween Parade
•Photo opportunities with Disney characters in their Halloween costumes
•Party-exclusive snacks, some at additional cost
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party officially begins at 7:00 pm and ends at midnight; however, party guests can enter the Magic Kingdom at 4:00 pm.
2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party prices vary based on selected date (not including tax).
August 17, 24, 31 and September 7, 14, 21, 25:
Advance Sale: Adult $79/Child $74
Same Day: Adult $89/Child $84
August 28 and September 3, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23:
Advance Sale: Adult $75/Child $70
Same Day: Adult $85/Child $80
September 28, 30 and October 2,4:
Advance Sale: Adult $89/Child $84
Same Day: Adult $99/Child $94
October 5, 12, 19, 26, 28, 30:
Advance Sale: Adult $119/Child $114
Same Day: Adult $119/Child $114
October 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25:
Advance Sale: Adult $99/Child $94
Same Day: Adult $109/Child $104
Adults $125/Child $120
Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members are eligible for discounts on select dates. Guests are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes; however, rules do apply.
Boo to you! 🙂
Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
Lions and Tigers and Strollers, Oh My!
This is not Caroline’s first time in the Disney College Program. Along with her sister, she was previously accepted into the program a few years earlier. Back in Colorado, Caroline was wishing for a little more pixie dust to brighten up her life. On a whim, she decides to apply to the exclusive Disney Alumni Summer Program.
Now that she’s back, things get wild.
Wild, as in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Caroline is assigned to work in Stroller Rental. While not the most glamorous position in the park, it’s often ground zero for humanity at its best and at its worst.
While Caroline makes many “Magical Moments” for deserving guests whose pixie dust has gone temporarily sideways, she also receives magical moments of her own through the friendships she makes, going to Disney cast member exclusive events, and all the spectacular dining opportunities at Disney World.
Caroline tells all – from the ins and outs of Disney’s secret training class called Traditions; to learning how to be a happy cast member during on-the-job training; to what it’s like to interact with fellow cast members and the guests who are ready to explore the most magical place on earth.
Join Caroline as she takes you on a wild ride through her adventures in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But be careful, it’s a jungle out there!
Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.
Book link on Amazon.com: Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
Adventure is out there!
About the Author:
Caroline’s love for all things Disney, and desire to grow up to be a Disney princess, is the reason she always wanted to work for Disney. Her dream came true working as a cast member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Caroline is the co-author of the book, Two Girls and a Mouse Tale, about her adventures working at Disney World with her sister.
She is currently a 7th grade middle school Social Studies teacher in Colorado.
Daily blog link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/