Pixie Dust Central: 5 Best Things About Halloween Season At Magic Kingdom Park (Video)

Halloween is my most favorite holiday of the whole year, and Disney Parks spreads it out over nearly 2 months! Halloween’s happiest haunts will be present during the “spook-tacular” nights of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Theme Park. From now through Nov. 1, the after-hours special ticket event will immerse Guests in the Halloween spirit for sure. Take a look at the Festival Guide for a glimpse into the “spook-tacular” fun that awaits! New features this year include the debut of Jack Skellington and Sally (from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”), along with “Monsters, Inc.” scarers Mike and Sulley hosting their own Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball. The night of ever so slightly frightful fun begins at 7 p.m. and runs until midnight, with Guests encouraged to don their favorite Halloween costumes and partake in trick-or-treating around Magic Kingdom Park.


Who doesn’t just love meeting Characters and for great photo opportunities and autographs? Well, at this Special Ticket Event, they’re all dressed up in their Halloween costumes! Be sure not to miss the special Characters that appear only on this very special night! For some added fun, check out the Character Dance Parties in Tomorrowland and Liberty Square as well.

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The bewitching “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks spectacular will illuminate the sky in bursts of orange and green fireworks. This display is by far the very best one of the entire year, in my humble opinion, of course. The colors are all spooky and the bursts are indeed spectacular! There are even spooky images projected onto Cinderella Castle to make it look especially scary!

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In “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade” the Headless Horseman parades a gang of ghostly characters down Main Street, U.S.A. for a haunted, but happy, Halloween season. I’ll be honest, this parade is just THE BEST! Of course, my humble opinion again. Can you tell that Halloween is my favorite holiday? I just love it because all of the floats are completely different from anything you see at any other time of the year. There are some really amazing surprises during the parade too!

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This is one big costume party for adults and kids alike! Just remember, there are a couple of rules with costumes. The tone of the party is not-so-scary, so keep that in mind when you choose your costume. Also, if you dress up like a Disney Character, you must not pretend that you are a REAL Character or sign autographs for any little ghouls.

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How much fun is trick-or-treating? As an ADULT!?!! Yes, you heard right! Adults are allowed to not only dress up in not-so-scary costumes, but you can actually trick-or-treat with your kiddos! Be sure to go through the trick-or-treat trails! Best fun EVER! If you will be visiting the Walt Disney World Resort anytime this fall and are looking for a way to add some extra Pixie Dust to your vacation, this Special Event is not-to-be-missed!

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Remaining Party dates in 2013 are: Sept. 24 [tonight!!!], 27, and 29 Oct. 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, and 31 Nov. 1 To purchase advance tickets, visit or call 407-W-DISNEY. Have you attended this fabulous Special Event? What was your favorite part? Let us know in the comments below!

Jackie Gailey is a work-at-home mom of two kids (16 & 11), wife of 20+ years to the greatest husband and dad, and owner of Jackie’s Magical Moments, where she blogs about about experiences she has with her vacation-loving family. In the summer of 2010, Jackie and her family, moved across the country to Savannah, GA so they could live closer to all of the fun that the central Florida area has to offer. She recently relocated to Florida to be even closer! Jackie travels to the Orlando area at least once every month as work and school schedules allow. She makes it a point to try something new on every trip and it never gets old! Follow her on Twitter at @jjzmgailey.