Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Jun 14, 2013
    Megan Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I'm staying at a Disney property and have park tickets for September. How much extra is it for the Halloween party and is it worth it?

    Hi Megan!

    Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is my favorite special event at the Magic Kingdom (MK)! I absolutely love seeing the MK all decked out in cool Halloween decorations. I personally think its worth the money & its a must do for me each year.

    Its a special ticketed event so the MK isn't as crowded which shortens lines & makes it easier to maneuver the park. But I make my main focus the special events available only during MNSSHP. Everyone (including adults) is encouraged but not required to dress up. You'll be boarding rides so keep that in mind when selecting costumes & wear comfortable shoes.

    Here are some highlights that take place only during MNSSHP:

    * Trick-or-Treat locations throughout the park (they will be shown on the Guide Map)
    * Special Character Meet & Greets (often unique ones only seen during special events)
    * Mickey's "Boo-to-You" Halloween Parade - the Headless Horseman and the Grave Diggers make this parade worth the price of admission (its easier to get a good spot for the 2nd parade)
    * Happy HalloWishes fireworks
    * Villains' Dance Mix & Mingle

    There are also character dance parties. Not every attraction is open during MNSSHP but the most popular ones will be (check the Guide Map for a complete list).

    Tickets for the 2013 MNSSHP dates range from $59.00 - $73.00 for ages 10 and up and $54.00 - $68.00 for ages 3 - 9 depending on the date you attend. Children under 3 are free. Prices do not include tax.

    If you've never been to MNSSHP, you'll love this spooktacular event!

    Wishing you minnie magical memories :-) Allison V.
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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