5 New Surprises Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Cinderella Castle during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

No tricks here, because we’re doling out five new treats — plus returning favorites — for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in 2024! It’s time to kick off the festivities with a Halfway to Halloween celebration, and we’re conjuring up more spooky spectacles at this separately-ticketed event, which takes place on select nights at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort, starting Aug. 9!

It’s never too early to start planning for Halloween, so if you’re already in the mood for the spine-chilling season, find out what’s in store for 2024. Get your costumes and candy bags ready, it’s go time for #HalfwayToHalloween! 

New looks for Mickey and Minnie at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

1. New costumes for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse

Get ready to strike a scary pose! Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will greet guests during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in their brand-new neon spiderweb attire. 

Villains at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

2. More Villains sightings

From the moment Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party begins and throughout Magic Kingdom you’ll be able to spot your favorite sinister villains and ghoulish foes! Who knows, you might even get to take a selfie with them. 

DescenDANCE Party at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

3. Bust a move during the DescenDANCE Party

Get ready to let loose and show off your best villain DescenDANCE Party, taking place at Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland. This new rave is inspired by the upcoming Disney Original Movie “Descendants: The Rise of Red,” premiering on Disney+ on July 12, so trust me when I tell you this is a date you don’t want to be late for. 

Bruno Madrigal

4. Bruno Madrigal joins the fun

You’re going to want to talk about this. Because yes, we’re talking about Bruno. For the first time during the party, you can meet the clairvoyant character from “Encanto” alongside Mirabel at their Casita in Fairytale Garden. 

Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

5. New earlier start time for “Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade”!

This year, the fan-favorite parade will take place a full hour earlier, 8:15pm to be exact – perfect for those guests attending with little ones who want to enjoy the spooky fun before it’s bedtime.

That’s everything that’s brand new, but what about what’s back for more tricks (and treats) this year? Returning favorites include “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” fireworks show, hosted by Jack Skellington, the “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” stage show, and trick-or-treating throughout the park. In addition, dance the night away at the and enjoy popular attractions with special Halloween twists, including Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, Space Mountain, and Mad Tea Party. Get ready to fill your Halloween basket with M&M’S, SKITTLES, SNICKERS and more available at various trick-or-treating locations. And don’t forget to stock up on marvelous event-exclusive merchandise!

If you’ve got a frightening sweet tooth, take a bite out of Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular Dessert Party, which includes fireworks viewing from Plaza Garden or Tomorrowland Terrace. Reservations for this experience open on June 7. 

Sanderson Sisters at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

This is just the beginning of spooky season at Walt Disney World. Stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog for even more updates! 

This year’s separately ticketed event will kick off Aug. 9 and will take place on select nights through Oct. 31 at Disney World. Tickets go on sale for guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green on May 8. For all other guests, tickets will go on sale May 15.

To purchase tickets, visit Disneyworld.com/Halloween or call the Disney Reservation Center at 407-934-7639. The dates for 2024 are:

  • August 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  • September 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29
  • October 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31

It’s never too early to start planning your Walt Disney World visit for late summer and fall, so get ready, set… BOO!

New Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party merchandise will be available on party
nights, including a brand new Ear Headband!