Disney Announces ‘BOO BASH’ Instead of ‘Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party’ This Fall

Well, it seems we are getting an after hours event, but it’s not Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.  Instead we are getting “BOO BASH” which sounds more like what they did last year for free than Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, except there’s candy?”

Disney After Hours BOO BASH” will take place on select nights, Aug. 10 – Oct. 31, from 9 p.m. to midnight*. Spooky festivities will include Halloween-themed cavalcades, character sightings throughout the park, special performances by the Cadaver Dans, décor, lighting, music, treat stops with plenty of candy and so much more!

So, I have to wonder how much this will cost?  Because you are NOT getting what you normally get with MNNSHP.

What we’ve heard was they kind of just were undecided and then threw it all together. By the “teasers” we got yesterday and today, ehh, I kind of wonder if the rumors were correct.

But in another rumor I’m hearing, we still might get fireworks. So we shall see.

Here’s the “teaser”

The new “BOO BASH” (because all caps makes it sound more exciting) will run from 9PM until midnight, but you can enter at 7PM. (Some nights will run 9:30-12:30) Pretty standard there.  You will not need a separate park ticket or a Park Pass reservation with this ticket.

It does seem that there will be some form of candy distribution:

Guests young, old and immortal can dress in costume for the occasion and get their fill of Halloween candy.

Of course Costume Guidelines will be in effect and guests over 14 may not wear costume masks, as for pandemic masks, we’ll have to wait and see on that.

There will be 20 attractions that will remain open and space for each night is limited.

Tickets for the even will go on sale in June, there will be an early purchase window for guests that are staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.  No word on pricing yet, but other than the candy, it sounds like what they did last year as part of your regular admission.

I hope the rumors that it’s going to cost more than MNSSHP aren’t true.

What do you think? Comment and let us know.


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