• On Aug 17, 2016
    Jde from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    hello, i am trying to pick when to travel next year. when does the parks start putting up Halloween decorations in early or late august or in September. as i would like to see the park before and after the decoration. thank you

    Hi, Jude!
    That sounds like a really fun plan. I happened to be at Walt Disney World Resort when the parks were in transition so I think I have a pretty good idea of how that works. 

    You'll want to set up your vacation a few days before the first Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. Magic Kingdom Park doesn't have the full decorations until the first day of the party. You will be able to see the decorations change along Main Street, U.S.A. If you haven't attended the party, the park is even more Halloween-themed during the party than during regular hours. It's a lot of fun.

    I hope that helps with your planning for 2017. This year's party dates were released on the Disney Parks Blog in March, so that's around the time you'll be able to confirm you have those before and after dates for your visit.

    Let me know if I can help with any of your other planning questions! I'm happy to help.

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Meet the Panelist: Jen, Missouri

I’m a mom, wife and goldendoodle dog owner who is not afraid to ride a fast roller coaster again and again. I love to travel - which is good since I telework with a job in Washington, DC. I’ve visited Disneyland and Walt Disney World multiple times and it’s fed into my belief that you’re never too old to have fun. I run when I can and recently earned my runDisney Coast to Coast medal! I also love photography and founded an online special needs community. Learn More About Jen

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