Win Two Tickets to Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Mickey’s Halloween Party invites guests, yes, that means adults and children, to dress up in costume and trick-or-treat for candy (and healthy treats) throughout Disneyland. It is a special ticketed event, meaning that Disneyland closes early to those visiting with a regular admission ticket. Guests that purchase a special event ticket can arrive before the party to “mix in” with regular Disneyland guests for three hours prior to the start of Mickey’s private bash. Basically, that means it is a much better deal to buy the ticket to Mickey’s Halloween Party and get there for the early hours — you get some quality park time and the fun festivities of the special event. It’s a win-win.

That isn’t to say those regular guests can’t partake in some seasonal adventure. Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort, to be frighteningly frank, is a lot of spooky fun. Well, it’s not that spooky, your kids will be fine, but it sure is festive, and the fun part is spot on. You don’t have to attend Mickey’s Halloween Party to enjoy the following:

  • Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy in Tomorrowland begins as a typical Space Mountain adventure, but suddenly launches voyagers into a haunted section of the universe.  Ghosts appear out of the starry darkness and swirling galaxies of Space Mountain, reaching out as if to grab guests as they speed through space. The ghost looks more like some sort of freshly peeled zombie than a cluster of stars, and as such it is probably the scariest thing in the entire park. My 9-year-old loved it and the 6-year-old rode with his eyes shut.
  • Haunted Mansion Holiday, in New Orleans Square, is transformed to a mix of Halloween spookiness and Christmas tradition, inspired by the classic animated film “Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas.” As Jack Skellington returns to take over the Haunted Mansion, the traditional Halloween/Christmas gingerbread house rises to a new height in the Mansion Ballroom; it’s nine feet tall, with special spooky surprises in this year’s design. This is one of the coolest things that Disneyland does each year, and the entire family loves it.
  • Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland is transformed for the Pumpkin Festival. More than 300 pumpkins are on display and no two are the same. Not even Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum (assuming they have them, that is).

Those attending the after-hours Mickey’s Halloween Party (remember, it is a separate-ticket event) will have access to those attractions listed above and a whole lot more!

Additional highlights of Mickey’s Halloween Party include the “Halloween Screams” fireworks spectacular, hosted by “Master of Scare-omonies” Jack Skellington and presented exclusively for guests of Mickey’s Halloween Party; “Mickey’s Costume Party” cavalcade; dozens of Disney Characters dressed up for Halloween fun; and DJ dance parties. Just for Halloween, those mischievous Disney villains are plotting to take over Town Square on Main Street, U.S.A. Nearly all of the favorite Disneyland rides and attractions will be open to make the night a real scream.

Mickey’s Halloween Party runs on the following nights: Oct. 2, 5, 9, 12, 15, 19, 23, 26, 29 and 31. Tickets purchased in advance are $54 most days, while tickets purchased on the event days are $64.  All tickets to Mickey’s Halloween Party on Monday, Oct. 29, and Halloween Night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, are $69.

Okay, I took a good portion of that from the official press release, because, come on, that’s a lot of info. Here’s what you need to know as someone that has been there (my family and I were Disney’s guest on Friday, September 28):

Star Wars at Disneyland Halloween

That says it all, right? Look at the smiles on those freshly shaven Jedi faces. That’s a good time, people.

Disneyland HalloweenThose Storm Troopers didn’t stand a chance.

Also, where’s Perry?

Agent P at Disneyland

That should read, “Hey, where’s Whit’s youngest kid?” He was back at the Disneyland Hotel (not provided by Disney) sleeping because we waited until the end of the night to fill our bags with candy, something I recommend so you can do everything else first and not have to carry it all night, but it was too much for a tired little boy and I took him back to the room early — don’t worry, he got plenty of candy. Fun fact: Disneyland does not run out of candy. That is a direct quote from numerous Cast Members!

But enough about me, here is the part you came for: Win two (2) tickets to the October 9, 2012 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Park by leaving a comment in the section below. Please leave your email in the space provided or I will not be able to contact you. The date is not transferable so I will draw a winner at random on Oct. 3, 2012 at 5 p.m. PST — I will then contact said winner for a mailing address. If I don’t hear back within two (2) hours I will draw another winner and so forth and so on. I’m mailing the tickets myself, and I want to make sure they arrive in plenty of time. As this is a special event at Disneyland all entries must be from the SoCal area. Must be over 18 or have a parent’s permission and valid email.

Happy Halloween!

Top two (2) photos courtesy of Disney, others by Whit or Tricia Honea

A sincere thank you to Disneyland Resort for inviting my family to experience the Mickey’s Halloween Event. The opinions above are my own, but the magic of the night belonged to all of us.


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About Whit

Whit Honea is the author of The Parents' Phrase Book. He lives in the L.A. area with his wife and two boys. You can find his writings and other works all over the Internets. Now available on Twitter.
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156 Responses to Win Two Tickets to Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

  1. Kathy says:

    My kids beg every year to go to the trick or treat party!! Two of our favorite things: Disneyland and Halloween!

  2. Victor says:

    Seriously missing California…would love to go back and see all my friends :)

  3. Victor says:

    Seriously missing California…would love to go back and see all my friends :)

  4. Kristina Wilson says:

    I would Love to attend this Halloween Party. I have never experienced it and it is on my bucket list! thank you!!!

  5. marygrace says:

    I would love to win tix to Disney Halloween, have been to DL for Holidays but never for Halloween and would love the chance. thanks.

  6. Stephanie Cao says:

    PICK ME! I haven’t been in years and I am dying to goooooo!!

  7. Kristi Shiao says:

    Pick me!

  8. Nadia Rohlinger says:

    Thank you! We love Disney!

  9. Evie says:

    Would love to go please!

  10. Daniel says:

    Looks like fun!

    I’ve always wanted to watch the Halloween fireworks show :)

  11. Jp Amezcua says:

    Please pick me!!!!! This would make a wonderful anniversary gift!!!

  12. Donna W. says:

    Oh my gosh! What a great giveaway! I would love to take my daughter and dress up. I don’t do scary so this would be perfect. We have never been! Hope I get an email you. We are ready to go!

  13. ileana says:

    I would love to go!!!! It would mean so much to my little girl! :D

  14. Sarah says:

    I would love to win! Our kids have annual passes to Disney, but we don’t. If we won the tickets we could all go!

  15. Laura says:

    Love this!

  16. Michael Mc Sparran says:

    Entering. Thank you for the opportunity!

  17. Jennifer says:

    I love HalloweenTime at the Disneyland Resort!

  18. Nit singh says:

    Good luck to everyone on your chances of being selected!

  19. Amu Bhatt says:

    Disney Halloween is my favorite time of the year!

  20. Joe says:

    Have never been to Disneyland during Halloween. Win or not, I’ve enjoyed The Disney Blog and all the work you put into it.

  21. Elizabeth says:

    I’ve never been to Mickey’s Halloween party, and I would LOVE to go this year!!!! I’m so excited you’re holding this contest.

  22. Ji Kim says:

    I would really love to win tickets.
    I wasn’t able to celebrate my younger sister’s birthday with her since June until today because we kept putting it off to save up more money…Disneyland is her favorite place is the world and I would love to give this to her.

  23. Susan says:

    Yay! Free tickets!

  24. John Carbonara says:

    I live in Wisconsin and I am going to be in CA on business that week and this would be a welcome diversion. Please let me win, I never win anything!

  25. ******erika******* says:

    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh that would be awesome to win tickets!!!!!!! i want to go so bad this year. what could be better then holloween and disneyland put together. both me and my fiance have never been and would be nice to have a vacation :)

  26. rudy says:

    this would be awesome! i was going to propose to my girlfriend and looking for ideas where but i saw this and thought it would be the good idea an oppertunity

  27. Brooke says:

    I have been DYING *Haunted Mansion reference* to go.
    I have always had an annual pass but never extra cash to buy tickets. I would be so excited to take my boyfriend, as October is our anniversary month! <3

  28. I went to the one in Florida about 15 years ago but have never done the one here. It looks like fun.

  29. I was initially skeptical of the Haunted Mansion overlay but really loved it when I had a chance to visit. I’m afraid to take my 4 year old daughter to the regular mansion, but I might schedule and oct. visit for her someday as she seems to like the nightmare before christmas characters.

  30. Martha Martin Snachez says:

    I love Disney so much and cosplay too!! So this is like a Playground for me.
    Im just going out with someone and it would be so awesome to Share this together. :D

  31. Casey Karapetian says:

    went last year and had a lot of fun. wan to try and dress up as agent p this year

  32. Michelle says:

    I would be thrilled to take my daughter. Her favorite holiday is Halloween and her favorite place is Disneyland. I know this will be one memory that will last a lifetime! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway!

  33. Debbie m says:

    I would love to take my 7 year old son for a special mom and son night out. Thnaks for the chance!!

  34. susie says:

    I would Love to attend Disney’s Halloween Party!

  35. kristi davis says:

    it’s been years since we have done this… I’m excited

  36. Justin Miller says:

    If I could surprise my wife with these tickets for her birthday It would be the best day she’s ever had. Fingers crossed:)

  37. Nicel says:

    I went a couple years ago and I loved it! Can’t wait to go back!!

  38. Mandy Elliott says:

    I would love to take my son. WE love Disney and we have not gone to Disneyland since he was 2. (he’s almost 6 now) We have never experienced the Halloween Event, so would love for him to have loads of fun and see his smile. It’s so expensive, so i’ve been debating whether or not we can go or not this year. It would be great to win them. Thanks! it’s great you can help people out by giving 2 tickets away…;o)

  39. Chris says:

    Well I am writing to hopefully get my chance to go my girfriend and her brother are going to tonight. I was supposed to go but tickets ended up selling out right from under me. Hopefully u will take pitty on me. I would love to go

    Sincerely screwd

  40. Ian says:

    Can’t afford Disneyland anymore so…

  41. I would love to take my son to this! Thanks for the blog!E

  42. Jen Weston says:

    I love the holidays at Disneyland. Going to Mickey’s Halloween Party would a dream come true!

  43. Jonathan says:

    Informative article! Always wanted to go to Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland. Hope I get lucky!

  44. Maggie says:

    We love Disneyland! Especially at Halloween time!

  45. Lorena Pacheco says:

    I love your blog and have been a follower for a while. My sister and I are huge Disneyland fans and try to go when we can, more so because of all the great memories we have from going with our parents. We haven’t been for Halloween so it would be a great chance to make new memories. Thanks for the great blog and keep it coming :)

  46. Amanda Hill says:

    Halloween is my favorite holiday and Disneyland is my favorite place! Such a great combination.

  47. Catherine says:

    I would love to see the fireworks show.

  48. Mikey says:

    I love the disney blog!! Hope I win!

  49. Melissa says:

    Thanks for the info and I hope i win!!!!!

  50. Michael says:

    Pick Me!!!

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