Mickey’s Halloween Party Gets New Parade

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Mickey’s Halloween Party Offers Park Guests More in 2016

Halloween time at Disney parks is one of the most magical times to visit. The light posts and shop windows are decked out with Halloween decor, and your favorite characters dress up in costume. Mickey’s Halloween Party is a special event that takes place at Disneyland each year between the end of September until Halloween night.

Disney Villains at Halloween Party

Mickey’s Halloween Party Attractions

Why would anyone buy an extra ticket for just a few hours at Disneyland? During Mickey’s Halloween Party guests are treated to extra special experiences. The park comes alive at night with floating Mickey ghouls, Halloween projections, and haunting decor.

Trick-or-Treaters young and old are treated to mountains of candy. Trick or Treat stations are set up throughout the park, where guests can stop and fill up their bags. The Haunted Mansion Holiday is a must. The Haunted Mansion receives a complete overhaul, bringing Halloween Town and scenes from The Nightmare Before Christmas to life. See Jack, Zero and all their friends prepare for their first ever Christmas.

New Disneyland Halloween Parade

Parades & Fireworks

New to the event this year is the “Frightfully Fun Parade.” The Pumpkin King himself brings Halloween Town to Disneyland, with its residents ready to share their spooky traditions with park guests. Those ghostly dancers from the Haunted Mansion have escaped. Expect to see them gliding down the parade route in all their haunting glory. The parade will also include appearances by famous Disney villains, including Dr. Facilier and is Shadow Men from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.

Don’t miss the Ride of the Headless Horseman on Main Street USA. Paying us a visit from Sleepy Hollow is the Headless Horseman on his black stallion. His glowing jack-o-lantern lights his way as he gallops through Main Street searching for a new head.

Don’t miss the Halloween Screams Fireworks show, which can only be viewed during Mickey’s Halloween Party. Each night Jack Skellington introduces Disney’s greatest villains as they wreak havoc across the night sky, and Sleeping Beauty’s castle. Zero flies through the sky to music of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, as fireworks and flames fill the air. Every villain from Ursula to Cruella makes an appearance in this dazzling nighttime spectacular.

Halloween Screams Fireworks Disneyland

Ticket & Event Details

Mickey’s Halloween Party takes place on select nights from September 23rd until October 31st. You can purchase tickets online for Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights. Tickets do sell out quickly, with three nights already sold out. Ticket prices range from $79 to $89 depending on night. Friday nights and dates closer to Halloween are more expensive. Purchase a ticket on a Monday or Wednesday night earlier on in October to avoid the crowds.

The event is only available on select nights, since guests must leave the park early on these evenings. If you want to visit the park in the morning on event days, you would need to purchase two tickets, a regular park ticket plus a Mickey’s Halloween Party ticket. The event starts at 6:00 pm Mondays and Wednesdays, and at 7:00 pm on Fridays. Mickey’s Halloween Party ticket holders are able to enter the park as early as three hours before the event starts, but regular park guests are allowed to stay until the event time.

Michelle McKinley is a journalist and digital marketer from Los Angeles, CA. She earned her Journalism degree from Pepperdine University, and has been writing for the web since 2003. She’s a life-long Disney fan who travels and writes about her experiences for fun.

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