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2024 Disney’s ‘Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party’ (MNSSHP) Dates

Eagerly awaited by fans, Disney has just released the dates for their Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party which is held at the Magic Kingdom Starting 9th August through to 31st October 2024. 

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is an annual Halloween celebration at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park and is held on select nights (listed below). Entrance to the party requires purchase of a MNSSHP ticket and is not included with normal park admission.

The party takes over the entire park after it is closed to non-ticketed guests. The party hours are 7pm to 12am, however party guests can gain entry to the Magic Kingdom as early as 4pm.

MNSSHP showcases nighttime Halloween fun and entertainment for families in a very Disney way, the fun of Halloween without it being scary. Unlike the rest of the year Disney allows guests to dress as their favourite characters during the party, See FAQ HERE for dress code

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party offers Disney halloween character greetings, special halloween inspired shows and fireworks, a special “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade which features characters dressed in their Halloween finery and the special fireworks show lights up the skies with the voices of the Ghost Host and various Disney villains.

There are also lots of trick-or-treat stations located throughout the park where you can fill your bags with free delicious Halloween candy treats.

The 2024 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Dates

  • August – 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 and 30
  • September – 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27 and 29
  • October – 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29 and 31

Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can purchase these special event tickets early beginning May 8, 2024! All other Guests may purchase tickets beginning May 15, 2024.

Ticket Prices
Event tickets are $119 to $199 per ticket, plus tax (prices vary by event date).

Discounts
Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members can save $10 per ticket to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party—valid only for event nights in August and September.

Entertainment Times

  • Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular:
    August 9 through September 28, 2024: 9:05 pm, 10:40 pm, 12:00 am
    September 29 through October 31, 2024: 7:40pm, 9:05 pm, 10:40 pm, 12:00 am
  • Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular: 10 pm
  • Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade: 8:15 pm and 11:15 pm

Trick-or-Treat Stations

  • Market Street (open until 8:00 pm)
  • Tortuga Tavern
  • Tom Sawyer Island Dock
  • Gaston’s Tavern
  • Near TRON Lightcycle / Run
  • Princess Fairytale Hall

Tickets when released can be found HERE

Disney Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Characters


New Nighttime Show Coming to Disney Springs This Summer

Disney announced that a new nighttime show, “Disney Dreams That Soar,” will run nightly at Disney Springs this summer.

“Disney Dreams That Soar” using a spectacular choreographed display of drones will be performed above Lake Buena Vista on the West Side of Disney Springs from May 24 through September 2.

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H2O Glow After Hours Returns to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon in 2024

Walt Disney World Resort guests can get ready to have a “glowing’’ good time when Disney H2O Glow After Hours returns to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon starting May 25. 

Guests can look forward to magical late-night parties throughout the summer, giving them an opportunity to enjoy the tropical Disney water park with shorter wait times. The 2024 H2O Glow After Hours season offers more event nights than ever before, with 18 select evenings from May 25 to Aug. 31, 2024.

This after-hours party turns the water park into a beach bash extravaganza, creating an energetic atmosphere with waves and pulsating beats. Guests can immerse themselves in radiant lighting effects, vibrant decor and high-energy DJ dance parties with some of their favorite Disney characters, like Goofy. New this year, cabanas will be available to rent online for groups looking for a private, reserved area during the event.  

Tickets for this event go on sale March 22 at DisneyWorld.disney.go.com/events-tours/typhoon-lagoon/h2o-glow-after-hours/ . Pre-sale will be available to Walt Disney World Resort hotel guests Mar. 19. Other party festivities include: 

  • Complimentary ice cream treats, popcorn and soda 
  • Complimentary towel rental 
  • Surprise character appearances 
  • Exclusive glow-themed food and beverage items 

 


2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

With spring breezes already gently blowing across Walt Disney World, it is time to welcome back the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. For 90 breathtaking days, guests are treated to one of the resort’s most beautiful events, which offers captivating displays of blooms, stunning topiaries that highlight the beauty of nature, engaging musical acts that inspire audiences to sing along and interactive elements that put guests in the center of it all.

New! Groot, Asha and Miguel Topiaries Debut

Once again, Disney horticulture cast members have created a spectacular array of topiaries featuring myriad Disney characters, seasonal displays and whimsical items. Debuting this year, Groot takes root in EPCOT! The “flora colossus” from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” trilogy will appear near the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction in World Discovery. In the spirit of season one of the Disney+ “I Am Groot” series, Groot is trying his hand at creating his own topiary. Observant guests may spy an homage to the horticulture team on the mix tape that Groot is hoisting in the air.

Also new this year, guests can see new topiaries from the Walt Disney Animation Studios film “Wish,” including Asha, Valentino and Star, at the park’s main entrance. And in Mexico, Miguel and Dante from Disney Pixar’s “Coco” take center stage.

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Disney After Hours Events Return With More Nighttime Magic at Walt Disney World

Disney After Hours events return to Walt Disney World Resort starting January 2024 with tons of nighttime Disney fun. On event nights, guests can enjoy an extra three hours of magic-making at Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT. Guests attending the separately ticketed events get more time to experience fan-favourite attractions, character greetings and unlimited complimentary snacks, including select beverages.

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Extra magic awaits after hours at select Walt Disney World theme parks

Disney After Hours events allow a limited number of guests to enjoy Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT after the parks officially close for the day, offering shorter wait times for select attractions and character experiences. Guests can also indulge in ice cream novelties, popcorn and beverages –– all included in the cost of the ticketed event. Early arrivals can access the parks starting at 7 p.m. to squeeze even more moonlight joy out of their visits.

Booked guests of Disney Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green can purchase tickets starting Nov. 7, 2023, by calling 407-W-Disney. Event tickets can be purchased online by all guests starting Nov. 14.

Disney After Hours ticket prices range from $155 to $175 (plus tax) at Magic Kingdom Park and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Disney After Hours ticket pricing at EPCOT ranges from $149 to $159 (plus tax). Specially priced tickets are available for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members. Continue reading