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Join Us for the 2017 ‘Not-So-Scary’ Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

UPDATE: This opportunity has concluded. Stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog for future opportunities.

This year, we’re bringing back one of the Disney Parks Blog’s most popular holiday events – our “Not-So-Scary” Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park – during the first night of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort. On Friday, August 25, 2017, we’re hosting a special Halloween party for 100 winners of the Not-So-Scary Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park Sweepstakes.

This year’s “Not-So-Scary” Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park begins at 4 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 25 but winners can arrive between 3:30-7:30 p.m. EDT. Winners will receive admission to the popular Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Winners are encouraged to wear costumes (no masks) to the event, subject to the costume guidelines below.

You can enter for a chance to win by clicking here and following the entry instructions to complete an official entry form. Your entry must state your valid email address and full name.

Also, there are a few things you should know:

  • All entrants must be 18 years or older and legal residents of, and physically located within, the state of Florida. However, guests of the winners do not need to be 18 or older (as long as the guest is the child or ward of the winner).
  • Limit one guest per winner.
  • We will send a notice, via email, to the winning entrants.
  • It will be necessary for the winner and guest to check in at the Transportation & Ticket Center for access to the event. The notice will include those details.
  • Valid photo I.D. will be required at check-in.
  • Costumes should not be obstructive, offensive or violent; drag on the ground; contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another guest; contain any weapons or objects which resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Masks will not be permitted.
  • Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are not transferable.

Hope to see you in your best costume on August 25.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Starts 12:00:01 p.m. ET on 8/23/17, and ends 3:00:00 p.m. ET of same day. Open only to legal residents of Florida who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. For full details including eligibility requirements, odds of winning and prize limitations, see Official Rules. Prize does not include accommodations or transportation between winner’s home and the event taking place on August 25, 2017. Void where prohibited.


  • I won! Woot! Thanks Disney Parks Blog, you are awesome!

  • I tried to enter contest for the not so scary contest but I can’t. Plz help

  • Can you please let us know if winners have been notified? We are hoping to attend, but if we didn’t get in, we want to purchase tickets tomorrow.

  • I am trying to enter….why won’t it let me?

  • When will the winners be contacted I need to know

  • About when will winners be notified?

  • I hope I can go!!! What a cool opportunity to write about ❤️❤️❤️

  • Fingers…toes…eyes….and everything else in between crossed!! I LOVE Not So Scary party and haven’t been for several years now! Come on LUCK BE ON MY SIDE!!

  • Keeping my fingers crossed, Not So Scary is my favorite time of year at Magic Kingdom! ?

  • Can the blog post which characters are at the party so those of us going to a later party can plan.

  • We aren’t residents either but we are staying at the hotels and would love to go. I entered before I noticed the Florida resident qualification.

  • We are also on vacation at WDW and upset that we are excluded from entering.

  • We’re not residents of Orlando, but we’re there on vacation! We’d love to attend the first night of the party!!!

  • Now if you were doing this at Disneyland it would be great as well.

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