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Top Tips for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2024
May 6, 2024

UPDATED 2024. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party returns to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom for spirited fun for all ages. If you’re looking for Disneyland Resort’s most similar equivalent, please see our article on attending Oogie Boogie Bash at California Adventure Park.

Every year in August, September and October, guests can come dressed up in costume for special activities only offered during this after-hours event.

Magic Kingdom is one of the four parks of the Walt Disney World Resort and is known as being the main “castle park” and is the host of other exclusive seasonal events like Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

This fall, the best way to experience all the Halloween celebrations is by getting your tickets to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, often abbreviated as MNSSHP.

You’ll enjoy trick or treating, visiting favorite Disney characters in Halloween costumes, special entertainment and more.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Details

Walt Disney World invites you to a night full of spellbinding surprises at Magic Kingdom during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Five exciting new thrills fro 2024:

  1. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will greet guests in their brand-new neon spider web attire, only during the party!
  2. More villains that ever before!
  3. DescenDANCE Party taking place at Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland. Inspired by the upcoming Disney Original Movie “Descendants: The Rise of Red.”
  4. Meet the Bruno from “Encanto” alongside Mirabel at their Casita in Fairytale Garden.
  5. Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade will take place at an earlier time – perfect for those guests attending with little ones who want to enjoy the spooky fun before it’s bedtime.

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

Event tickets are $119 to $199 per ticket, plus tax (prices vary by event date). Tickets go on sale for guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green on May 8. For all other guests, tickets will go on sale May 15, 2024.

Remember, this is a special ticketed event, which means that guests with tickets will be able to enter Magic Kingdom up to three hours before Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and stay until the party ends. Guests without a party ticket will need to leave the park once the party officially begins.

Some of the most notable highlights are:

  • Trick or treating around the park
  • Experience other select attractions open during party nights
  • The Cadaver Dans Barbershop Quartet
  • Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade
  • Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular featuring lasers, fireworks and more

For the full Magic Kingdom Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party experience we suggest:

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is an annual event perfect for families, couples, friend trips, and everyone in between!

One of the main things guests love to do is dress up in costume and trick or treat their way through Magic Kingdom. Costumes and trick or treating are encouraged for all ages and everyone will enjoy the magic of being a kid again during this night at Walt Disney World. Candy, snacks, characters, attractions and more keep families and friends coming back year after year for more fun at MNSSHP.

You'll also find the can’t-miss attractions at Magic Kingdom during your night of fun. We suggest devoting one full day to Magic Kingdom to experience the everyday magic of the theme park and then come back a second time for the party and watch it transform!

Trick or Treat at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Get your fill of Halloween sweets and snacks as you gather up goodies from land to land. Have an allergy? Don’t worry, there’s something special for you too.

If you have a food allergy, see a Cast Member to pick up your teal-colored treat bag. When you trick-or-treat with a teal bag, you’ll receive a teal token at each treat station. Later on, you can redeem these teal tokens at the Allergy-Friendly Centers for your special treats!

Specialty Sips & Bites from Land to Land

Trick or treating isn’t the only way to enjoy something sweet. See what Magic Kingdom has brewed up for the occasion!

Halloween-inspired food and beverages are available for purchase including some of these Get Away Today favorites from last season:

  • Queen of Hearts Slushy: Frozen cherry slushy drizzled with black cherry purée and topped with whipped cream and a crown-shaped chocolate piece
  • Zombie Fingers: Almond cookie fingers, Key lime pie white chocolate ganache, salted caramel crisp pearls, and sugar eyes
  • Black Velvet Whoopie Pie: Black velvet cookie with buttercream and sprinkles topped with a sugar spider
  • Minnie-shaped Pumpkin Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin coffee mousse topped with a white chocolate candy corn bow

If we haven’t already sold you on Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party with treats alone, keep reading for even more exclusive, after hours not-so-frightful fun.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Attractions

Join the fun on favorite attractions with a Halloween twist:

  • Mad Tea Party with special lights & music for the festivities
  • Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor for Halloween themed jokes
  • Space Mountain to ride in total darkness with Halloween music

Many other Magic Kingdom attractions are open during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party as well.

Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade

This Halloween parade only runs during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and happens twice each night. There is also a pre-parade show to get the crowd excited, dancing and ready for fun.

You’ll see tons of themed floats and some of your favorite villains including:

  • Captain Hook
  • Constance Hatchaway
  • Queen of Hearts
  • Cruella de Vil
  • Oogie Boogie
  • Dr. Facilier

And tons of your favorite Disney pals like Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Captain Jack Sparrow, Edna Mode, Country Bears and more.

Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular

A wickedly fun celebration hosted by the Sanderson sisters at the Cinderella Castle stage.

Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular

This nighttime spectacular is hosted byJack Skellington from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. The show includes effects, lasers, lighting, and fireworks.

Disney adds,

“Jack has come to tell a not-so-scary story about how anything can happen on Halloween night. Jack’s ghost dog, Zero, then flies off carrying everyone along on a trick-or-treating adventure, where four friends – Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy – find themselves drawn into a mysterious haunted house. Their journey takes them from one room of the house to another, encountering dancing skeletons, waltzing ghosts and a whole series of troublemaking Disney villains.”

It’s a fantastic way to end the night! Be sure to check the entertainment schedule so you don’t miss this Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party farewell.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party FAQs

There is lots to learn before attending this after hours event. We have all the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party questions and answers right here.

Does my regular ticket include entry to the Halloween Party?

No, you need a specific, dated ticket to attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

Do I need a theme park reservation for MNSSHP?

No, your dated ticket to attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party doubles as your reservation.

How early can you enter Magic Kingdom for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?

If you have a ticket to MNSSHP, you can enter Magic Kingdom as early as 4:00 pm ET on the date of your party.

What time does Magic Kingdom close on nights of the Halloween Party?

What time does Magic Kingdom close on nights of the Halloween Party?

Can I use Genie+ during MNSSHP?

No, Disney Genie+ is not available during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

Does Magic Kingdom have fireworks during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?

Yes, Disney's Not-So-Spooky Spectacular at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is the fireworks and projection show scheduled each night (weather permitting) of MNSSHP.

Are food and drinks included in the Halloween Party ticket?

There are tons of food and drink options available to party guests for an additional cost. But, all the trick or treat snacks and treats are included at no extra charge.

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