Walt Disney World Halloween Events

Few places know how to throw a holiday-themed party like Walt Disney World. Throughout the year, they make the best of the holidays with disney halloween timeparades, fireworks, and special events. One of the best times of year to plan a trip to Disney World in Orlando is at Halloween. This spooky holiday fits right into the magical world of Disney and kids will have the opportunity to go trick-or-treating in a theme park. Here are some of the best Walt Disney World Halloween events coming up this year.

1. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

You don't have to travel to Disney World right on Halloween to participate in the festivities. In 2012, Mickey is keeping the celebrating going on select nights from September 11 through November 2 . During this time, guests of all ages are encouraged to arrive to the park in their costumes. Kids will collect candy while they trick-or-treat around the Magic Kingdom . Disney is always fun, but it takes on an even more festive attitude when people of all ages are wearing creative costumes.

2. Boo-to-You Halloween Parade

It wouldn't be a special holiday in Disney World without a parade. This parade is made special with the Disney characters all dressed up in their Halloween costumes. The parade kicks off with a ride from the Headless Horseman , but keep in mind, all Walt Disney World Halloween events are appropriate for even the youngest children. When planning your trip to Disney, take a look at the schedule to see when the Halloween parade is scheduled. You might want to plan around attending.

3. Happy HalloWishes

Celebrate Halloween by attending one of the best fireworks displays of the year, Happy HalloWishes. This show is described by Disney as "the spectacular show where Disney villains go trick-or-treating in the sky." In addition to this show, expect impressive lighting, music, and decoration to transform the Magic Kingdom into a spookier place. The fireworks won't be scheduled for every night of your trip, so be sure to check the schedule in advance so you can plan when to see it.

4. Haunted Mansion

No Halloween in Disney World would be complete with a spooky tour of the Haunted Mansion in the Magic Kingdom. This haunted house in Liberty Square is an 18th century mansion that is home to 999 ghosts. Boarding a "Doom Buggy," guests are taken on a ride through the mansion that skeletons and a few ghosts host. This is a favorite ride for kids throughout the year but takes on special significance during the Halloween celebrations.

 

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5. Meet the Characters

While you can meet the famous Disney characters at any time of year, they are usually wearing normal attire. Halloween is one of the great times of year when characters get creative with their clothes and don costumes. Dress your kids up in their Halloween finest and get pictures with their favorite Disney characters, both randomly in the park and also at organized meet and greet events in restaurants and beyond.


Disney Vacation Rentals for Halloween

Now that you know the details for the top Walt Disney World Halloween events, you're hopefully geared up for your next trip to Orlando. The best accommodation choice for a family trip to Disney World is a vacation rental. When each member of the family has their privacy and individual sleeping spaces, you are setting the stage for a smooth and happy vacation. With a rental, you can utilize extra space for getting into elaborate costumes or counting your candy loot at the end of a day of trick-or-treating. Temperatures are also still warm enough in October to swim, so look for a rental that includes an outdoor pool or hot tub.





 

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