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We are just a few months away from all the fun of Halloween at Walt Disney World Resort! Of course, with Halloween Time comes the excitement of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park. When you attend this special ticketed event, you can see “Mickey’s Boo to You Halloween Parade” which will have some exciting new additions to debut this Fall!
This classic parade showcases fan-favorite characters and attractions. Mickey and Minnie Mouse will debut their all-new Halloween costumes as they trick-or-treat their way down Main Street, U.S.A. Of course, what would Halloween be without the ghosts from the Haunted Mansion? See your favorite spooky attraction from Liberty Square represented with a few spirits who may have slipped out of the mansion for the parade!
This year, you can see an all-new unit dedicated to the futuristic fun in Tomorrowland! Designer Edna Mode has created some new looks for the Incredibles to show off as they make their way through the parade route. Following the supers will be Buzz Lightyear and Alien explorers discovering crystalline treasures on the surface of a planetary playset float.
Be sure not to miss this parade! There will also be chances to catch your friends from Wreck-it-Ralph, Pirates of the Carribean, and more! It is sure to be a truly spook-tacular event that you will want to see for yourself.
This year will also see the debut of the interactive treat trail in Tomorrowland! Halloween will take over Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor and other attractions to make Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party even more magical! We can’t wait to see what it looks like once Halloween time comes around.
This year there will be some new holiday offerings coming to the Magic Kingdom for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! A first for the party, some attractions will be receiving some holiday magic for the parties. This should make for a merrier party experience than ever for the Disney guests in attendance. Here is a look at the new holiday offerings that will be coming:
Along with these new holiday attraction overlays, a new holiday fireworks spectacular will be offered at the party. Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks will light up the skies with holiday cheer during each party.
There will also be some returning favorites this year like A Frozen Holiday Wish, Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration, A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas, Club Tinsel, the Disney Junior Jingle Jam and of course Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade. Couple all of this with the beautiful decorations, complimentary treats, and snow coming down on Main Street, USA.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party begins on November 8 and continues to be offered on select nights through December 22, 2019. Purchase your tickets today for a Christmas in July surprise for those you care about!
**Treat someone you love to a Christmas in July surprise, and get tickets today for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – save $10 when you buy your tickets in advance! The party starts at Magic Kingdom Park on November 8 and is offered select nights through December 22, 2019.**
Disneyland Resort Will Let it ‘Snow’ With Festive Traditions and Sparkling Décor to Celebrate the Holiday Season, from Nov. 8, 2019 to Jan. 6, 2020
World of Color – Season of Light,’ Disney Festival of Holidays and ‘Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party’ add merriment to Disney California Adventure Park
‘Believe…in Holiday Magic’ Fireworks, ‘A Christmas Fantasy’ Parade and ‘it’s a small world’ Holiday enchant guests at Disneyland Park
ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 25, 2019) – The Disneyland Resort will transform into the Merriest Place on Earth as guests begin their holidays here, Nov. 8, 2019, through Jan. 6, 2020.
This year, guests will be dazzled by the return of “World of Color – Season of Light,” a holiday-themed production of this nighttime spectacular that features lights, lasers, water, fire and hundreds of fountains bringing animation to life. Also returning are guest-favorite holiday experiences and entertainment, including:
Guests plan their seasonal visits to Disneyland Resort year after year to experience beloved Holiday traditions and festive cheer, from snowfall on Main Street, U.S.A., to glistening décor, Disney-themed treats and merchandise, holiday entertainment and the one-of-a-kind transformations that create “it’s a small world” Holiday and Haunted Mansion Holiday.
At Disney California Adventure Park
At Disneyland Park
Disneyland guests also will want to experience the popular seasonal transformations of these attractions:
Also during the holiday season, the Downtown Disney District will be full of festive shopping, dining and entertainment and the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort also join in the yuletide celebration with twinkling lights and ornaments, holiday displays, special entertainment and holiday-inspired eats and treats.
*Haunted Mansion Holiday is inspired by “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas".
On Aug. 9, 2019, Disneyland Park celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the beloved Haunted Mansion attraction. The mansion overlooking the Rivers of America is home to the most “spirited” attraction in New Orleans Square. A steady stream of “Doom Buggies” carries guests on a tour of the Haunted Mansion, which is inhabited by a lively collection of 999 happy haunts and filled with stunning special effects, haunting show sets and ethereal music.
What’s New: The Disney Gallery at Disneyland Park features a new exhibit entitled “Happy Haunts Materialize – The Art of Haunted Mansion.” The exhibit showcases the evolution of an idea. It is the first to display early sketches and sculptures of the Haunted Mansion concept, and it describes how they evolved into the attraction that guests experience today.
Limited Time: In August, guests may choose to attend one of the special events, “The Haunted Mansion: Celebrating 50 Years of Retirement Unliving.” These after-hours events at Disneyland are filled with chills, thrills and frightful fun. Guests will unearth commemorative anniversary merchandise items, delight in spirited sips and bites, enjoy special entertainment, character encounters, photo ops, and access to several west-side park attractions.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this classic attraction, here are 50 frightful facts about the Disneyland Resort Haunted Mansion.
By The Numbers
Ghosts and Characters of the Mansion
Behind The Scenes
Voices and Faces of the Haunted Mansion
CELEBRATION, Fla. (July 17, 2019) – For the fourth consecutive year, Disney Castaway Cay has been named the “Top Cruise Line Private Island” in the Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Disney Cruise Line also was recognized by Cruise Critic members as the “Top Cruise Line in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda,” as well as “Top Cruise Line in the Western Caribbean and Riviera Maya” – both in the Large Ship Cruise Line category.
“It’s our dedicated officers and crew members who deliver the Disney difference again and again, whether on Castaway Cay or aboard our ships,” said Jeff Vahle, president of Disney Cruise Line. “Our team strives to provide a vacation experience unlike anything else at sea, and this recognition speaks directly to their special way of making magic for our guests.”
The Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards are selected based on thousands of first-hand reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website over the past year. Cruise Critic offers one of the largest online cruise communities with more than 350,000 cruise reviews.
“Cruise Critic’s Destination Awards are based entirely on feedback from guests – so Disney’s three wins are a direct result of the positive experiences guests have had, in some of the most visited cruise regions in the world,” said Colleen McDaniel, Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic. “What we repeatedly hear from Disney cruisers is that it’s a vacation for all ages – from the fun-filled visits to Castaway Cay to the experience on the ships themselves. Disney’s awards speak volumes about the high level of satisfaction guests have about their cruise.”
Disney Castaway Cay is a 1,000-acre private island with turquoise waters, white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees that is exclusive to Disney Cruise Line guests. One Cruise Critic member described the island as “the best place on earth with plenty to do for all ages.” Another shared, “We had the time of our lives. The children were well entertained and there was a separate area for adults to relax and enjoy.”
Since its launch in 1998, Disney Cruise Line has been recognized as the leader in family cruising, offering guests the magic of Disney entertainment combined with the relaxation of tropical, sun-drenched beaches and adventure of ocean cruising. Disney Cruise Line continues to expand its horizons, with new ships scheduled for delivery in 2021, 2022 and 2023. Disney Cruise Line has received hundreds of distinguished awards from the travel industry praising all aspects of the experience from dining to entertainment.
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