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Disney releases dates for Halloween and Christmas parties

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Walt Disney World Resort announced the dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, stretching nearly four months with a one-day break for Thanksgiving.

The two events expand the holidays to 53 days of special events at the Magic Kingdom.

The hard ticket events will close the park early so a new group of guests can enjoy the private parties. Ticket go on sale next month. Prices have yet to be released.

Entertainment returning this year are: The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular stage show in front of Cinderella Castle, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks spectacular.

The Halloween party runs for 32 dates:

– August 25, 29

– September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29

– October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31

– November 1

Returning favorites for the Christmas holidays include Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, Holiday Wishes, A Frozen Holiday Wish and Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration.

The 21 dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas are:

  • November 8, 9, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26, 28
  • December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22

The youngest of seven children, Terry O. Roen followed two older brothers into journalism. Her career started as a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, where she wrote stories on city and county government, schools, courts and religion. She has also reported for the Associated Press, where she covered the Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin trials along with the Pulse massacre. Married to her husband, Hal, they have two children and live in Winter Park. A lifelong tourist in her own state, she writes about Central Florida’s growing tourism industry for Florida Politics and Orlando Rising.

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