Disney World Events

Halloween at Walt Disney World

September 2 - October 31, 2016

Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and Happy HalloWishes fireworks will all be returning for 2016. 

There are also new costume guidelines this year: "While costumed attire may be worn, guests ages 14 and older are strongly discouraged from wearing layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body as they may be subject to additional security screening. Additionally, costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon."

Halloween Events around Disney World:


Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party



Dates / Times:

September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30, 2016

October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 2016

7:00 pm – midnight

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Links:

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Overview
This Halloween, join Mickey and his friends at the Magic Kingdom for 26 nights of "not so scary" fun at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. The Magic Kingdom is transformed into a kid-friendly "Spooky" Party. There will be Halloween fireworks and a specially themed parade starring all of your favorite Disney characters.

MNSSHP Ticket Prices - 2016

All ticket holders for this event will be required to wear a wrist band.

General Pricing

September 2016

September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 25

Adult: $79 + tax, Child: $74 + tax

September 23

September 29, 30

Adult: $88 + tax, Child: $83 + tax

October 2016

October 2, 6

Adult: $86 + tax, Child: $81 + tax

Adult: $95 + tax, Child: $90 + tax

October 4, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27

Adult: $91 + tax, Child: $86 + tax


October 7, 14, 21, 28, 30

Adult: $95 + tax, Child: $90 + tax

October 31

Annual Passholder Pricing


September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30

October 2, 6

Disney Vacation Club Pricing


September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30

October 2, 4, 6, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20



Tickets can be ordered by calling 407-W-DISNEY or through your Dreams Unlimited Travel Specialist as part of your package/room reservation

MNSSHP Schedule of Events


Guests are given Trick or Treat Bags to be used at the candy stations found throughout the Magic Kingdom. Locations are indicated on the map. Some cast members will give more than others, but there's no limit to how many times you can go back to the same location for more.

Trick or Treat Stations

Options for guests with food allergies are available upon request at City Hall on Main Street, U.S.A.

" Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade "

Come see your favorite characters dressed up in their Halloween costumes! The floats feature Disney Villains as well as your beloved Disney friends. The parade begins with an entrance from the Headless Horseman!  The Haunted Mansion float is incredible. This parade is a must see! 

Times:  8:30 pm and 11:15 pm (begins in Frontierland). 8:15pm and 11:15pm in October.

Tip: The second parade is often much less crowded.

Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade

Happy HalloWishes Fireworks - 10:15pm

This party in the sky is one of the best fireworks shows that Disney offers throughout the year. The Haunted Mansion's Ghost Host welcomes guests to the show where the Disney Villains fill the sky with fireworks and remixes of their theme songs.  It's definitely a do-not-miss attraction!

Premium Dessert Package

This package will include a reserved viewing location on Main Street, U.S.A. for the Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade, followed by desserts at the Tomorrowland Terrace and viewing for the Happy HalloWishes Nighttime Spectacular.  Desserts will include items like chocolate-dipped strawberries, chocolate mousse, ice cream, cheeses, and fruits.  Beverages will include sparkling cider, hot chocolate, Signature Lemonades, specialty Halloween Specialties, coffee and tea. 


Price is $79 per adult and $47 per child (ages 3-9), tax included.  Make reservations by calling 407-WDW-DINE or online here.  Admission to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is required and not included in the package price. Check in is anytime from 4:00-7:00pm; guests will meet at the parade viewing area in Town Square at 7:30pm.


Dessert package is available on the following dates:


Celebrate the Magic - Halloween edition!

Times:  10:00

Disney Villains take center stage in the Halloween edition of this nighttime projection show on Cinderella Castle.  Guests will see Ursula lording over the poor unfortunate souls trapped in her underwater lair, Chernabog spreading his wings over the face of Cinderella Castle and Malificent casting a forest of thorns over the base of the castle, then transforming into a fire-breathing dragon.

Halloween Dance Parties - 2015 info

Dance the night away with your favorite Disney characters!

There are two locations for these parties:

Halloween Dance Parties


Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

The Sanderson Sisters (Winifred, Mary and Sarah) from Disney's film Hocus Pocus, return to the mortal world each Halloween season for 1 night. The sisters take over the Magic Kingdom to throw the "best, evil Halloween party this side of the graveyard."  The Disney villains help create the Hocus Pocus Party Potion to cast a spell on all the partygoers. Dr. Facilier, Oogie Boogie, Maleficent and other villains will be in attendance.  The show will also feature dancers, projections and other special effects.  A show schedule has not yet been released.

Times:  8:00pm*, 9:20pm, 10:40pm, 12:00am

* On Sept 2, 8, 11, and 13, there will be no 8:00pm show.



Disney Villains Mix & Mingle



Cadaver Dans


The Dapper Dans will show their dark side with these performances in Frontierland. They will perform spooky songs such as Cruella DeVil and Grim Grinning Ghosts.


Performance times are: 7:15, 8:00, 9:15, 9:55, and 10:50pm

Character Meet and Greets - 2015 info

There will be several new meet and greet locations in Storybook Circus this year!

Characters are in their Halloween costumes, so be sure to wear yours!*

Meet characters all around the park, up until 11:30 pm.  You'll even have a special opportunity to meet ALL seven dwarfs in Fantasyland!

*Guests, especially children, are invited to wear costumes. However, guests are asked to choose costumes that are not obstructive to the child's view or that may be offensive to other park guests.

Party-exclusive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card




"Clawhauser's Tricky Treat" card will be available exclusively at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.  Guests must show their party ticket and event wristband to receive their card.  Regular card packs will also be available to pick up during the event.

Attractions, Dining and Merchandise Information

Rides and attractions - Most attractions are open. Open rides are indicated on the map.

Counter Service Dining Locations Open During Party:

Specialty Treats available:

Event Merchandise is available at:

Please note that all times, prices and events included are subject to change.


PhotoPass Magic Shots - 2015 info

Even the PhotoPass photographers have a ghoulish surprise for partygoers!  Guests can have two "Magical Shots" taken of themselves with the Hitchhiking Ghosts!  Only available during Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, the PhotoPass photographers will pose you in front of The Haunted Mansion, in Liberty Square or on the Adventureland bridge. When you view your photos, the Hitchhiking Ghosts will appear!

Guests can also find a Magic Shot in Fantasyland that will show them holding a poison apple over a boiling cauldron.


Disney Springs


Throughout October, there will be seasonal decorations and entertainment around Disney Springs, as well as fall menu items in select restaurants.