Mom And Daughter; Animal Kingdom
  • On Aug 24, 2011
    Brianna from ON 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.

    Love the Panel! Going to Disney(5th time)in September and attending MNSSHP for the first time. Is it true you may enter the park as early as 4pm? Also, will Disney Costumes be available at Downtown Disney/parks or better to bring with us? Any tips? Thanks!

    Hi Brianna!

    Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is a lot of fun.  It's my favorite hard ticketed event in the Magic Kingdom.  Be sure to do the special activities, and especially watch the parade and fireworks.  They are spectacular!

    The party doesn't officially start until 7 pm.  However, in previous years, guests were allowed into the Magic Kingdom with just a party ticket as early as 4 pm.  My guess is that will be the same this year, but there's no guarantee!  Disney reserves the right not to let anybody in until 7 pm. 

    Disney costumes are sold all over Walt Disney World.  However, most of the sizes are for children.  If any adults want to wear a costume, it's best to bring them with them.  With regards to costumes, I would say somewhere between 25% and 40% of guests where them at the party, though that's mostly children.  I would guess that on any given night, about 10% to 15% of adults are in costume.  However, I've never been there on Halloween (or a few nights before) so maybe there are a lot more guests in costume then!  Personally, I think being in costume is the best!

    Enjoy planning and have a magical time!
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Meet the Panelist: Bernie, Maryland

I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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