Halloween is Back and Bigger than Ever at Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise
When is Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2022?
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is back in full forces for 2022, including a few extras that have never been offered before. We share everything you need to know for this all-new Disney World Halloween party. Plus Disney Cruise Line Halloween, Disneyland Halloween Boo Bash and all the latest Disney travel news.
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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Returns to Walt Disney World Resort This Fall
It's back: the full version of Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party will take place on 37 select nights from August 12 through October 31, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.
It's not the same old Disney Halloween party, as you're in for a few extra surprises this year. Here’s some of what’s in store for you at this limited-capacity event in 2022:
Tickets will go on sale May 18, 2022. If you have a reservation at a Walt Disney World hotel, you can book as early as May 12. Ticket prices range from $109-$199 plus tax, depending on which date you choose. Walt Disney World Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members will get specially-priced tickets for select dates.
Note: You do not require an additional day theme park ticket or a Disney Park Pass theme park reservation. The event dates are:
Disney Cruise Line Has New Halloween Experiences
This September and October Disney Cruise Line will have Halloween-themed cruises with special entertainment and activities, including trick-or-treating, spooky parties, elaborate décor and limited-time food and beverage items. These voyages will also debut an all-new character meet and greet opportunity.
All Disney characters on board will be in Halloween costumes but Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck and Clarabelle Cow will debut brand new looks as they dress up as the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus.
For its first season of Halloween cruises this fall, the Disney Wish will also introduce a unique twist on a Halloween on the High Seas hallmark.
The centerpiece of every ship during Halloween is the signature magical Pumpkin Tree towering over the atrium lobby, each with sprouting Jack-O-Lanterns and flickering lights.
On the Disney Wish, guests will witness the debut of an all-new tree in the Cinderella-inspired Grand Hall. Featuring lighter bark, graceful branches and a mystical face, legend has it that this enchanted tree (named Boo) grew beautiful gourds with the help of a wishing star. The best pumpkin of them all was destined to grant a very special wish … and that moment came when a carriage was needed to send a fair maiden to a royal soiree. In a flash of bibbidi-bobbidi-boo, that perfect pumpkin became the coach that carried Cinderella to the prince’s ball!
Other Halloween experiences will include Mickey's Mouse-querade Party, a costume party for families and Disney characters; villainous takeovers in the adult-exclusive areas; Halloween-themed movies on Funnel Vision; and even a ghostly take on ship announcements.
Halloween on the High Seas voyages will be offered aboard select sailings in September and October. Departing from ports in Miami and Port Canaveral, Florida, San Diego and New York City, each cruise will travel to destinations including the Bahamas, Caribbean, Bermuda, Canada and Mexico.
Halfway to Halloween Announcements from Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Resort is also getting in on the Halfway to Halloween fun. Here's what we know so far.
It's confirmed that Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party, will officially return for the 2022 Halloween season. It's a separately ticketed, limited-capacity, after-hours event at Disney California Adventure Park and will be back for select nights this fall.
We'll share exact dates and ticket information as soon as they're released.
More Disneyland News Updates
Hotels of the Disneyland Resort News
Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel is finally being reimagined based on the artistry of Pixar. It will feature favorite Pixar worlds and characters through carefully curated artwork, and décor that reveals the creative journey of the artists who helped bring these stories to life.
Guests will be welcomed into whimsical character moments, like the iconic, playful Pixar Lamp balancing atop its ball in the lobby. More news on this will be coming soon.
What we do know now is that a new walkway is currently under construction that will soon give Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel Guests a convenient entrance to Disney California Adventure Park.
Plus, we now know that the long-awaited “Hey Disney!” – a new kind of voice assistant that works alongside Alexa on Amazon Echo devices in Disneyland Resort hotel rooms that can make your stay more convenient, engaging, and enjoyable – will debut later this year.
Later this summer, if you stay at a Disneyland Resort hotel you can look forward to sending select theme park purchases back to your resort hotel.
And finally, early entry access is coming back for guests staying at one of our Disneyland Resort hotels beginning later this summer.
Downtown Disney News
The latest transformation of Downtown Disney is under way in the west end and will bring more innovative shopping, dining and entertainment experiences. Drawing inspiration from Southern California mid-century modern architecture, the west-end area will be a beautiful blend of vibrant color palettes, design elements and patterns influenced by the region, and will include an open lawn for relaxation and future events, and an even broader and diverse collection of dining and shopping.
The world-renowned restaurant Din Tai Fung will join the district to offer guests their soup dumplings hand crafted right on site. This family-run restaurant will bring flavorful Chinese cuisine to Downtown Disney, where Guests can enjoy dishes served family style in a creative space off of our new lawn pavilion.
Michelin-starred chef Carlos Gaytan will bring his Mexican cuisine to Paseo and Centrico in the locations currently occupied by Catal & Uva Bar. The restaurant and central courtyard bar and dining area will offer a multi-sensory journey to the heart of Chef Gaytan’s homeland.
Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen is evolving to reflect vibrant California energy and a fresh approach to the menu, while staying true to the heart of New Orleans.
And finally, Earl of Sandwich will also pop into the district in a special sandwich walk-up location, offering the classic fare that you know and love (but only for a limited time starting later this year).
Mickey’s Toontown News
Disney has officially broken ground on the update and transformation coming to Disneyland Toontown.
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