Disney’s Halfway to Halloween News Roundup


Disney’s Halfway to Halloween News Roundup

We are halfway to Halloween and Disney is celebrating with some exciting news! Announcements from Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party dates, Oogie Boogie Bash dates, Halloween on the High Seas, and more were shared!

Related – When is Disney going to Announce Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party for 2024?

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Walt Disney World Resort

Experience favorite entertainment, new offerings, and trick-or-treating during the highly anticipated return of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Resort! Get ready to strike a pose with Mickey and Minnie in their new costumes during the party, meet Bruno alongside Mirabel in the Fantasy Garden, and even show off your best villain dance moves in the new DescenDANCE Party inspired by the upcoming Disney+ movie, “Descendants: The Rise of Red,” during this year’s separately ticketed event, which will kick off on Aug. 9 and will take place on select nights through Oct. 31.

Discover some of the spooky fun Disney has scared up for this spellbinding celebration:

  • Get ready to strike a scary pose! Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will greet during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in their brand-new neon spiderweb attire.
  • Be on the lookout for sinister sights! Spot more Disney villains across the park than ever before.
  • Journey over to Fairytale Garden to meet Mirabel and her special visitor Bruno Madrigal, making his first ever appearance at the party.

Don’t miss out on all the spooktacular fun and be sure to secure your spot. Event tickets go on sale for guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green starting May 8. Tickets will be available to all guests starting May 15.

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Oogie Boogie Bash – Disneyland Resort

With more nights than ever before, Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party will return to Disney California Adventure park for the 2024 Halloween season, with plenty of villains lurking at every corner! For a frightfully fun time at this separately ticketed, after-hours event, guests of all ages are invited to wear their favorite Halloween costumes and enjoy an evening of immersive treat trails, unique character sightings, special entertainment, themed merchandise, food and beverages available only during Oogie Boogie Bash nights, and so much more!

Admission to the after-hours event also includes entrance to Disney California Adventure park three hours before the party begins and unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital photo downloads from the party. Make sure to mark your calendars because Oogie Boogie Bash will be returning on 27 select enchanting nights from:

  • Sunday, Aug. 25
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27
  • Thursday, Aug. 29
  • Tuesday, Sept. 3
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10
  • Thursday, Sept. 12
  • Sunday, Sept. 15
  • Tuesday, Sept. 17
  • Thursday, Sept. 19
  • Sunday, Sept. 22
  • Tuesday, Sept. 24
  • Thursday, Sept. 26
  • Sunday, Sept. 29
  • Tuesday, Oct. 1
  • Thursday, Oct. 3
  • Sunday, Oct. 6
  • Tuesday, Oct. 8
  • Thursday, Oct. 10
  • Sunday, Oct. 13
  • Tuesday, Oct. 15
  • Thursday, Oct. 17
  • Sunday, Oct. 20
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22
  • Thursday, Oct. 24
  • Sunday, Oct. 27
  • Tuesday, Oct. 29
  • Thursday, Oct. 31

Stay tuned for more information about tickets!

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Halloween on the High Seas – Disney Cruise Line

Halloween on the High Seas sets sail again for Disney Cruise Line in 2024! This year, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and Donald Duck don new costumes for the celebration. Mickey and Minnie are both dapper and spooky in their batty ensembles, and never to be outdone, Donald has put together a gentleman spider costume sure to impress (His spidery legs are ready to boogie!). Check out the crew in their newest ensembles, have a scarily good time at Mickey’s Mouse-querade, trick or treat, and nibble on frightening eats and drinks on Halloween on the High Seas sailings setting sail on select dates in September and October.

A “Shriek Peek” at New and Returning Merchandise

Happy haunts will materialize this Halloween season while shopping at Disney Parks and on DisneyStore.com. Between the return of the popular Mickey Mouse pumpkin home décor, frightfully fun clothes featuring Mickey Mouse and Friends, and a hauntingly new collection inspired by the Haunted Mansion, there’s tricks and treats aplenty and even more surprises coming later this season!

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Halfway to Halloween Eats

Get in the spooky spirit this week with sweet treats from Gideon’s Bakehouse in Disney Springs and Kayla’s Cake in Downtown Disney District, including the following offerings.

Kayla’s Cake (Available May 6-9, or while supplies last):

  • Skull Macarons: Macarons with vanilla confetti buttercream and a printed black skull haunt the bakery in time for Halfway to Halloween!

Gideon’s Bakehouse (Available May 6-8, or while supplies last):

  • Mephistophelittle’s Hand Pie: Is this the biggest dessert ever to come from Gideon’s? Enjoy this flaky pastry completely packed with chocolate chip cookie dough and lined with dulce de leche! (Limit two per person) 
  • The Frankenstein Cookie: Just for Halfway to Halloween, this October favorite is brought back to life! Made from pieces of all the candies you want in your treat bag, you’ll find M&M’s, crushed Oreo Double Stuff, and chocolate chips in every bite! (Limit two per person)
  • Gideon’s Trading Card Series 3: Be on the lookout for free trading cards hidden at the bottom of every medium and large cookie box! Only for Halfway to Halloween, you can get a free Barnabas Mephistophelittle Promo Card with your purchase!
  • Barnabas Mephistophelittle Merchandise: Don’t miss brand new merchandise featuring Gideon’s Halfway to Halloween Ambassador, Barnabas Mephistophelittle, including a collector’s pin and 24oz cold brew tumbler!

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