After a year off from Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, Walt Disney World is ready to get spooky season started with an all-new After Hours Boo Bash! Starting August 10 and continuing on select nights through October 31, guests can attend the separately ticketed event from 9 PM to midnight. The full schedule of dates includes:
- August 10, 17, 20, 24, 27, and 31
- September 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, and 24
- October 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, and 31
Festive character cavalcades will pop up throughout the night, including Mickey’s Happy Halloween Cavalcade featuring Mickey and friends dressed up in Halloween costumes. The Disney Villains Halloween Cavalcade brings out all of the Disney villains to celebrate their favorite time of the year. Jack Skellington, Sally, and Oogie Boogie parade down the street to the tune of “This is Halloween” during Jack’s Nightmare Cavalcade, and Maleficent also makes an appearance as a fire-breathing dragon during the night.
Familiar faces can be found lurking around the park each night during the After Hours Boo Bash. Miss Carlotta will be at the Haunted Mansion, and like Goofy, Chip ‘n’ Dale, and other surprise guests are hanging out in their Halloween costumes throughout Magic Kingdom.
During the After Hours Boo Bash, guests can enjoy complimentary food and beverage offerings at select locations around the park. There will also be specialty treats that are only available for purchase during the event, including:
- Apple Ginger Dale: Apple cider mixed with ginger ale and topped with whipped cream
- Foolish Mortal Funnel Cake
During the After Hours Boo Bash, select attractions will be up and running throughout the park. Partygoers will have the opportunity to enjoy shorter wait times for rides and experiences, including:
- Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
- Haunted Mansion
- Jungle Cruise
- Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
- Dumbo the Flying Elephant
- Peter Pan’s Flight
- Space Mountain
Mainstreet, U.S.A.’s fall decorations will match the park’s special 50th-anniversary iridescent makeover, blending “a fall look with the enchanting story of Cinderella.” There will also be special Disney PhotoPass spooky magic spots around the park, making every corner of Magic Kingdom the perfect Halloween photo op.
Kids under the age of 14 are welcome to dress in costumes for the event, but adult costumes are not permitted. Tickets are available for purchase now, and this is a limited capacity event so don’t wait to get yours!