BREAKING: 2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Dates Announced

Boo to you! All week long, Disney has been celebrating “Halfway to Halloween”! From Halloween merchandise to treats, there has been no shortage of spookiness throughout Disney Parks and Resorts.

As we expected, we are super excited to share that Disney has officially announced details for the 2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! We’re thrilled to see this popular event return again this year, and know many guests will be as well.

Here is the announcement from Disney made a short time ago regarding this year’s event:

It’s Halfway to Halloween here at Walt Disney World Resort and, in celebration of the wicked occasion, I’m excited to share that Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will return to Magic Kingdom Park late this summer and will run through this fall. Get ready for a spooktacular celebration with plenty of tricks and treats when the series of parties kicks off August 11. 

With spellbinding entertainment, favorite Disney characters dressed in their Halloween best and more, celebrate the most haunting time of the year at Walt Disney World Resort. This limited-capacity, nighttime event starts at 7 p.m. and allows guests to experience shorter wait times on attractions, themed food and beverage and more. Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green can purchase tickets starting April 27, and tickets will be available to all guests starting May 2. The event dates are:

  • August: 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
  • September: 1, 4, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29
  • October: 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31
  • November: 1 

In honor of #HalfwayToHalloween, check out some of the most ghoulish moments to look forward to when this guest-favorite event returns. 

Watch a Ghostly Promenade with “Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade” 

It’s good to be bad, and your favorite Disney villains are back to stride down Main Street, U.S.A., alongside Disney heroes, the iconic Haunted Mansion graveyard diggers and other favorite characters. You may even spot some ghoulish new faces this year.

Get the Party Startled With “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular”

Jack-o-lanterns aren’t the only ‘Jack’ at Walt Disney World this Halloween! The Pumpkin King, a.k.a. Jack Skellington, will once again host the must-see nighttime spectacular, “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular.” Featuring projections, special effects and lighting paired with fireworks, music and iconic Disney characters, you won’t want to miss this!

Trick-or-Treat Yourself to Candy and Sweets
Guests getting candy during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

M&M’S, SKITTLES, and SNICKERS, OH MY! Guests can satisfy their sweet tooth at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party by stopping by trick-or-treating locations throughout Magic Kingdom Park.  

See a Spellbinding Spectacle With the Sanderson Sisters     

The Sanderson Sisters, stars of the iconic “Hocus Pocus” films, will unite for an adventure and call on their comrades to summon the ultimate “Hocus Pocus” Party Potion during the “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” stage show at Cinderella Castle. 

Also during the party, you may have the opportunity to experience some of your favorite attractions including Haunted Mansion, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and the newly opened TRON Lightcycle / Run presented by Enterprise. TRON Lightcycle / Run will use a virtual queue during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, allowing guests to enjoy all the festivities while they wait to enter the Grid. Stay tuned for more details!  

There we have it! We are so excited to see this event return for 2023. Additional information is available regarding pricing for this year’s event, as pricing is variable by date. For more information on pricing, check out the price by date calendar here.

Missing all of the Halloween fun and want relive the spooky magic? Have you never been, and are curious as to what takes place at this event? Take a look at the replay here of a night out at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

Streaming the Magic will broadcast Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party LIVE many times over the course of it’s run this Fall, so be sure to stay tuned!

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