In fact, lots of cool stuff happens at Disney World, so if you are going, it is worth checking in advance what extra activities might be on offer. Every year around fall, Mickey has a Halloween Party, so here is what you might need to know if you are planning to be in the park then.
It Starts Early
Now, because Mickey and his friends are so famous, they have to run their parties for a little longer than you might expect. Halloween at Disney starts on August 17th and runs right through until the end of October. This is an extra attraction, so you do have to purchase tickets, which are not the cheapest but the experience is well worth it. Priced at $85 per adult and $80 for kids aged 3-9, there are early bird discounts available so check the website for details. If you do not book in advance, you could be disappointed as historically this event often sells out. This means that under 3’s can attend for free and 10-year-olds are classed as adults which we know is contentious, but hey it is all part of the Disney magic so worth the ticket prices.
There is a Twist
As he is such a friendly happy chap, Mickey has made this his ‘Not So Scary’ Halloween party which makes it perfect for little ones. With loads of activities on offer, you are going to have a night to remember. There is a chance to get sweets, watch a parade (a not so scary parade) and see a Halloween specific fireworks display as well as loads of character interaction and other great activities. Being Halloween, it is acceptable to dress for the occasion. However, there are strict park rules on costumes and what can be worn so again do check the website as the wrong costume could see you removed. Obviously, there are no costumes allowed that suggest violence or are not family friendly. Masks cannot cover the whole face, and floor-length dresses or capes that pass the waist are also forbidden. It is acceptable to dress as your favourite character as long as you comply with these rules and do not pose for pictures with other guests. Do check out the full guidelines to be sure.
Pack With Purpose
If you are planning to dress up, then it makes sense to take your costume with you. You will pay a premium for dress up items in the park. It might make sense on the day you attend to plan to head back to your lodgings around teatime and chill and change before heading back into the park. If you are staying at one of the luxury villa rentals nearby, then you have the perfect base for getting your Halloween vibe ready. This home from home with added extras type accommodation means you will have space and facilities to make up your little Casper or Jack Skellington. Finally be sure to change the memory card in the camera and capture your night to film.