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New Fireworks, Enhanced Attractions and More Highlight Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park

Shawn Slater

by , Senior Communications Manager, Disney Live Entertainment

Fall will be here before you know it, and that means it’s almost time for my favorite event of the year Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! And this year will be particularly exciting with several returning favorites and some all-new experiences, highlighted by the debut of the incredible new “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular.”

Jack Skellington from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” serves as the host of this all-new nighttime extravaganza, with state-of-the-art projection effects, lasers, lighting and dazzling fireworks filling the sky above Magic Kingdom Park. Jack has come to tell a not-so-scary story about how anything can happen on Halloween night. Jack’s ghost dog, Zero, then flies off carrying everyone along on a trick-or-treating adventure, where four friends – Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy – find themselves drawn into a mysterious haunted house. Their journey takes them from one room of the house to another, encountering dancing skeletons, waltzing ghosts and a whole series of troublemaking Disney villains. “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” promises to be the perfect Halloween treat!

The fireworks are just part of the Halloween fun. Several attractions across the park receive special enhancements just for the Halloween party! New this year, when you follow the treat trail into the Monster World at Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, they’ll interact in all-new ways with the comic cast of monsters, as they learn about the curious Human World holiday we call Halloween.

Embarking upon the high seas with the Pirates of the Caribbean, you’ll discover a crew of live pirates on your journey, engaged in a whole new adventure in search of treasure. Space Mountain goes completely dark again this year, hurtling you through the blackness of deep space to the riffs and chords of a new hard-rockin’ soundtrack, and at the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland, each spin of the teacups takes guests into madder and madder territory, as special lighting and music give the attraction experience an extra energy after dark.

Disney Junior pal Vampirina

There’s also the amazing “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular,” the ride of the Headless Horseman, “Mickey’s Boo to You Halloween Parade,” Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball and “Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam,” where this year Nancy Clancy from the hit Disney Junior series “Fancy Nancy” joins other Disney Junior pals like Vampirina and Doc McStuffins.

You won’t want to miss the all-new “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” or any of the other delightful treats in store at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, select nights August 16 – November 1, 2019. Time to get those tickets and start working on your Halloween costume!


  • Thank you for the clarification. It has been months since I read those other reports. I had thought it was the Disney Parks Blog that announced those rumored overlays, but I was mistaken. Thanks again.

  • I am going to miss the Ghost Host as the host from the former fireworks show.

  • When can we order tickets and how much do they start at?

    • Barbara – Tickets are available now, and pricing varies by date, so please visit for full details and purchase information.

  • A few months ago you announced Halloween overlays for the PeopleMover and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Have those been cancelled?

    • This year, we’re adding Monsters Inc Laugh Floor and creating a new live pirate adventure at Pirates of the Caribbean, along with additions like the new “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” fireworks show. You may read reports to the contrary, but remember, for the most trusted and official news about Disney Parks you can rely on Disney Parks Blog, as well as @WaltDisneyWorld and @Disneyland on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Will there be any new meet and greets?

  • We’re there supposed to be a couple more new ride overlays?

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