Sep 182013
 

When you get in trouble and you don’t know right from wrong
Give a little whistle! Give a little whistle! – Jiminy Cricket

 

Q.  My husband and I are taking our 4 year old son for his first trip to the world in a few weeks and we will be attending Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. This will be the first time any of us have attended the party and we want to make sure we make the most of the party. Since this is my son’s first time to the World, I’m not sure what he is going to be most interested in, so making a good general plan for the party is hard. What tips or strategies can you suggest for first time party goers traveling with a preschooler? I know that my son will want to trick-or-treat (we are dressing up as Pongo, Perdita, and Patch) so treat trails will be a must-do for us, as well as the parade and fireworks. Thanks for all your help!  (Submitted by Janeen)

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Sep 052012
 

When you get in trouble and you don’t know right from wrong
Give a little whistle! Give a little whistle! – Jiminy Cricket

 

Q. My husband, son and I are planning to visit late September 2012 so that we can attend the Halloween Party in the Magic Kingdom.  Our thought is to arrive at the park around 4:00 pm. Would we be able to rent an ECV that late in the day? (My husband needs one and I’ve read where they sometimes run out.)  Could we come at park opening, rent a ECV and then leave the park a few hours later and ask that they hold it for our return that evening to go to the party?)  It seems like it would make for a Very long day to arrive at rope drop and stay til the end of the party, so we are trying to decide which is the best thing to do.  Thanks for your help! (Submitted by Susan S.)

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Sep 072011
 

By: Rikki Niblett

Recently it’s become more and more evident that Fall is one of my favorite times of year to visit Walt Disney World.  Not only do you have lighter crowds, but you have great events like the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and perhaps the event that I love the most, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Of course, this particular event is popular with parents who have children, but let me tell you it is most certainly a blast for those of us adults without children who want to get in the Halloween spirit as well.  This particular party is one that, time after time, I keep going back to with my total being 4 and counting as I’m going back again in just a couple of weeks!

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Oct 102005
 

By Michael J. Hewell (fondly known as TourGuideMiKE)

Planning on going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this year? Or next? If so, MAXimize your experience before you even hit Magic Kingdom by reading our insider article from TourGuideMiKE, with ticket, timing and dining details for MNSSHP.

I so-o-o look forward to these fun filled parties in the Magic Kingdom to enjoy a night of family-friendly Halloween festivities that include a very cute Halloween parade, special fireworks, trick-or-treating, and even costumed-wearing Disney characters. The entire park is themed to the special night, including a very spookily decorated Main Street, U.S.A. at the entrance. Gone are the white twinkling lights and playful, jazzy music. They’re replaced with green, blue, red, and orange lighting, and haunted-themed music (from the Haunted Mansion, ‘natch).

Part of the fun is simply walking around looking at everything throughout the park. (And wondering how Disney pulls it off in the short span of time they have available between the park closing to day guests and opening for the night’s festivities!) In addition to all [most] of the attractions being open, there’re TONS of Halloween-themed activities scheduled and waiting.

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