Let’s Visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

Last week, we reviewed Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway, as well as took an in depth look at the 2019 Boo to You Parade and all its new additions. Today, we are going go into our night at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party as a whole. We attended the first party of the year and it was VERY busy! Not only has Disney greatly increased the … Continue reading Let’s Visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

MNSSHP 2018: The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

Back in our very first blog post, we made the case as to Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. Over the next week or so leading up to Halloween, we are going to take a close look at the 2018 party and all that it has to offer. One of the big selling points in our initial post was the Hocus Pocus … Continue reading MNSSHP 2018: The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oh No! Not Another Upcharge Event!

One of the more controversial elements of the Disney parks over the past couple years has been the increase in upcharge events / experiences offered. The general hubbub when it comes to these upcharges is that it takes magic away from the common visitor in order to create a better experience for those who can afford to pay for it. This creates a form of class warfare in many’s eyes. While I suppose this is true to an extent, I think the impacts these experiences have on the common guest are way overblown. Most of these experiences are unobtrusive to the guest experience, and wouldn’t even be noticed by someone visiting who was unaware they existed.

The exceptions to that however, are the seasonal party events which close the park early (figure 6 or 7 pm) to all regular guests not attending the hard ticketed event. This seriously upsets a lot of people when they are planning their trips and can only find 2 or 3 nights of the week that Magic Kingdom is open past 7 pm. No in park dining reservations after 5:30, no fastpass after 6:00, no fireworks. I get why it gets folks upset. I am here to tell you its not all bad though. With a little proper planning its entirely possible to turn what looks to be a negative into a huge positive. This is my case as to why you should attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. Continue reading “Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party”