NEW Disney After Hours Halloween BOO BASH Event at Disney World

Walt Disney World has not announced yet whether it will celebrate Boo Bash or bring back Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party for th 2022 Halloween season-keep checking back for updates.

Disney World will be celebrating Halloween this year with a NEW after hours event called Disney After Hours BOO BASH!

This event will take the place of the usual Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party as Disney still navigates the challenge of bringing back fireworks, parades, and other traditional entertainment associated with the Halloween parties.

The paid event will take place on select nights, Aug. 10 – Oct. 31, from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Magic Kingdom!

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Activities at this after hours event will include Halloween-themed cavalcades, character sightings throughout the park, special performances by the Cadaver Dans, décor, lighting, music, and treat stops with plenty of candy.

Here are the dates for “Disney After Hours Boo Bash”:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021
  • Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021
  • Friday, Aug. 20, 2021
  • Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021
  • Friday, Aug. 27, 2021
  • Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021
  • Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
  • Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
  • Friday, Sept. 10, 2021
  • Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021
  • Friday, Sept. 17, 2021
  • Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021
  • Friday, Sept. 24, 2021
  • Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021
  • Friday, Oct. 8, 2021
  • Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021
  • Friday, Oct. 15, 2021
  • Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
  • Friday, Oct. 22, 2021
  • Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021
  • Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021
  • Friday, Oct. 29, 2021
  • Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Price of Disney's BOO BASH

Tickets go on sale June 15th and can be purchased online or by calling 407-939-4240. Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can book their tickets as early as June 8.

Tickets start at $129 – $139, plus tax for August/September nights and $159 – $169, plus tax for October nights, and $199, plus tax for Halloween. Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members can take advantage of a $10 discount for event nights in August and September. A limited number of tickets are available as this is a limited capacity event!

Early Admission to Magic Kingdom

Tickets will grant admission to Magic Kingdom Park as early as 7 p.m. without the need for a day park ticket or Disney Park Pass theme park reservation. The event officially runs from 9PM to midnight.

Disney After Hours events are only open to a limited umber of guests after normal park operating hours which allows guests to experience the park with lower wait times at more than 20 attractions.

Tickets will go on sale next month, with an early purchase window available to guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Click here for more information and stay tuned for more details to come.

Complimentary Snacks

Select complimentary snacks like ice cream novelties and popcorn, along with select beverages, are included in the cost of the event.

Themed Halloween TreatsFoolish Mortal Funnel Cake

A variety of specialty food and drinks will be available for purchase including an Apple Ginger Dale frozen drink (frozen apple cider mixed with ginger ale and topped with whipped cream) and a Foolish Mortal Funnel Cake.

Halloween-themed Cavalcades and Characters

The new Disney After Hours event will include character cavalcades which use a variety of parade floats, vehicle cars, and horses.

The Halloween-themed cavalcades will likely feature Mickey, Minnie, Pluto and pals wearing their Halloween costumes. In Frontierland, you can find Chip ‘n’ Dale in costume. And on Main Street, U.S.A. guests can see other Disney characters dressed up and riding the horse-drawn trolley.

Guests may also find a cavalcade of Disney Villains including Gaston, Maleficent, Queen of Hearts, Jafar along with a nightmarish procession featuring Jack Skellington.

The Dapper Dans will also be included in the event performing as their undead alter egos The Cadaver Dans.

Official Cavalcade Names Released

Special cavalcades will pop up throughout the night including “Mickey’s Happy Halloween Cavalcade,” with Mickey Mouse and friends dressed up for the occasion. In the “Disney Villains Halloween Cavalcade,” villains will take to the street and celebrate their favorite time of the year. “Jack’s Nightmare Cavalcade” will feature Jack Skellington, Sally and Oogie Boogie riding down the parade path to “This is Halloween,” and last, but definitely not least (we would never say that about her!), Maleficent will also make an appearance in the form of a fire-breathing dragon.

Disney Characters at BOO BASH

Guests can also expect to see rare characters like the lovely Miss Carlotta at the Haunted Mansion to regulars such as Goofy and Chip ‘n’ Dale in their Halloween best along with other surprise characters in the park.

Disney PhotoPass will also be available throughout the night with special Halloween themed Magic Shots.

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Guests of all ages attending the Disney After Hours BOO BASH are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes! Guests are still required to wear face coverings and follow the safety guidelines.

Halloween at Disney World Costume Guidelines

  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Guests who dress like characters may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • Layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body are strongly discouraged and may be subject to additional security screening.
  • Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (e.g. full-length Princess dresses).

PhotoPass photographers will also be available with special Halloween themed Magic Shots to incorporate into your pictures. You can find them at the most popular photo spot locations or search on the My Disney Experience app.

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Disney is pulling out the stops with their Halloween treats that you can find at all four Walt Disney World theme parks. From cute popcorn buckets to pumpkin spice sundaes there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Magic Kingdom Park- Boo Bash Exclusive Treats

  • Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies
    • Prince John Sucker – Tart green apple lemonade slush topped with whipped cream and a ring pop (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Golden Oak Outpost
    • Mocha Chocolate Chip – Frozen mocha topped with whipped cream, chocolate chips, and a sugar acorn (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Main Street Outdoor Vending Carts
    • Maleficent Churro – Churro covered in chocolate cookie crumble drizzled with purple icing topped with green and purple sugar (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Storybook Treats
    • Five Dozen Egg Slush – Frozen custard with brown sugar topped with whipped cream garnished with a cinnamon stick (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Sleepy Hollow
    • Foolish Mortal Funnel Cake – Funnel cake topped with chocolate cookie crumbles, purple vanilla ice cream, caramel drizzle, and M&M’s milk chocolate Ghoul’s Mix (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Golden Oak Outpost
    • Apple Ginger Dale – Frozen apple cider mixed with ginger ale topped with whipped cream and chopped TWIX cookies bars (Available 8/10-10/31)

EPCOTHalloween themed cupcakes

  • Block & Hans
    • Spiked Frozen Apple Pie with Ole Smoky Apple Pie Moonshine, Minute Maid Apple Juice, and Cinnamon
  • Canada Popcorn Cart
    • Spooky Caramel-Apple Cider in a Poison Apple Sipper

 Hollywood StudiosNovelty drinks Halloween at Disney World

  • ABC Commissary
    • Caramel Apple Tart – Spiced caramel cheesecake mousse apple served atop a cinnamon apple tart (Available 8/10 – 11/11)
    • Chocolate Mousse – Raspberry dark chocolate mousse, chocolate almond cake, a layer of hazelnut crunch, and whipped chocolate-hazelnut cheesecake (Available 8/10 -11/11)
  • Backlot Express and Trolley Car Café
    • Spooky Ghost Cupcake – Fudge-filled chocolate cupcake topped with cookies & cream buttercream, spooky sprinkles, and vanilla meringue ghost (Available 8/10 -10/31)
  • Backlot Express, ABC Commissary, PizzeRizzo, and Rosie’s All-American Café
    • Frozen Apple Cider – Frozen apple cider topped with green apple boba balls (Available 8/10 – 10/31)
    • Alcoholic Frozen Apple Cider with Whiskey – Frozen apple cider with whiskey topped with green apple boba balls (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge
    • Misty Whisper – Vanilla vodka, orange-flavored triple sec liqueur, orange-tangerine syrup, and vanilla ice-cream mix (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Fairfax Fare and Catalina Eddie’s
    • Pumpkin Spice Cookie – Pumpkin spice shortbread cookie covered in white chocolate (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Hollywood Scoops
    • Halloween Shake – Candy corn ice cream shake topped with a vanilla cake donut, whipped cream, spooky sprinkles, and candy corn (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Oasis Canteen, Sunshine Day Bar, Animation Bar
    • Sweet Poison – Coconut rum, blue Curaçao beverage syrup, rum, and pineapple juice (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Outdoor Carts
    • Halloween Brownie – Chocolate Mickey brownie with fun Halloween sprinkles (Available 8/10-9/30)
    • Halloween Popcorn Mix (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • PizzeRizzo
    • Pumpkin Cannoli – Spooky cannoli filled with whipped pumpkin cheesecake (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Rosie’s All-American Café
    • Witch’s Hat Mousse – Whipped blackberry panna cotta sitting on green apple mousse with salted caramel crispy pearls and chocolate shortbread cookie (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • The Trolley Car Café
    • Pumpkin Mousse – Milk chocolate chai mousse filled with pumpkin bread set atop a chocolate shortbread cookie and vanilla buttercream (Available 8/10-10/31)
  • Woody’s Lunch Box
    • Halloween Lunch Box Tart – Chocolate-hazelnut filled lunch box tart frosted with spooky vanilla icing, Halloween sprinkles, and candy corn (Available 8/10-10/31)

As always, we expect the themed popcorn buckets and other novelty items to be quite popular so grab yours when you can!

Minnie's Halloween Dine at Hollywood StudiosHalloween Minnie Dine

Minnie's Halloween Dine, the spooky themed character dining, begins at Hollywood & Vine usually in late September.

Guests get to interact with characters from a distance like Minnie Mouse in her witch costume, Goofy as a spooky cowboy, Mickey Mouse dressed as a vampire, and Pluto wearing his Halloween collar. We expect this character dining option to be popular and with the limited capacity you should get your reservations as soon as possible.

Halloween Themed Merchandise Walt Disney World Hades Spirit Jersey- Halloween at Disney World

Halloween merchandise is always a big hit with Disney fans as most of it often features popular villians or beloved attractions like the Haunted Mansion!

Some of the merchandise can be found online at Shop Disney along with Disney Springs, and the theme parks. You can expect exclusive merchandise for the Disney After Hours BOO BASH event!

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About Lindsay Brookshier

Lindsay is a college English instructor and has years of writing experience through various nonprofits, charities, newspapers, and online magazines. As the editor of Mickey Visit, she oversees article content and leads our fantastic team of writers to meet guest vacation needs. You can still find her writing weekly content to help make your Disney Parks trip fantastic here on Mickey Visit and writing Disney culture pieces on DisneyDose.com- you can also view her recently featured posts on Disney Parks travel on Nerd Wallet and SFGate. Lindsay comes from a dedicated Disney family and enjoys taking her son to the Disney parks as often as possible.

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