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  1. Baloo

    Baloo <font color="red"><br>Laughter is the bloom<br>of

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    October is a beautiful time of year at WDW! The temperatures are moderate and the skies are often a crystal,clear,blue during the day.But come night fall a purplish hue with eerie green light radiates from the Magic Kingdom.Huge glowing Jack O' lanterns float above smiling down at you.If you listen you can hear the shrieks and moans of spooky creatures and giggles and laughter from Trick or Treaters!

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    MICKEY'S NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY
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    [​IMG] 2005 Dates:[​IMG]

    Sept. 30...Friday
    Oct. 2...Sunday
    Oct. 4...Tuesday
    Oct. 6...Thursday
    Oct. 11...Tuesday
    Oct.13...Thursday
    Oct.16...Sunday
    Oct. 20...Thursday
    Oct. 21...Friday
    Oct. 23...Sunday
    Oct. 25...Tuesday
    Oct. 27...Thursday
    Oct. 28...Friday
    Oct. 30...Sunday
    Oct. 31... HALLOWEEN.... Monday ALWAYS a SELL OUT!



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    7PM til Midnight




    [​IMG] 2005 TICKET PRICES[​IMG]

    ADVANCE PURCHASE
    Adults: $37.23 - ages 10 and up
    Child: $29.77 - ages 3 - 9
    GATE PURCHASE AND PRICE FOR 10/31 Halloween Night

    Adults: $42.55 - ages 10 and up

    Child: $35.10 - ages 3 - 9

    ANNUAL PASSHOLDER DISCOUNT FOR 9/30, 10/2, 10/6, 10/20, 10/23 AND 10/25

    Adults: $31.90 - ages 10 and up

    Child: $25.51 - ages 3 - 9

    Dinner at the Liberty Tree Tavern can be booked at the same time as ticket purchase.

    Liberty Tree Tavern is located in Liberty Square.Join you favorite characters all dressed up for Halloween too for a family-style dining. Priority Seating (P.S.) can be made as early as 4 p.m. on the day of your party.

    Advance purchase means any time before actually being at the Ticket and Transportation Center on the night of the party you've chosen to attend.You can purchase tickets at your resort.You ONLY need a MNSSHP ticket to attend this event.The tickets are non refundable and the party will go on...rain or moonlight.



    [​IMG] [​IMG] BOO to you and what TO DO! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    This October, join Mickey and his friends at the Magic Kingdom for 15 nights of "not so scary" fun and games. Stroll down Main Street as shadows of witches,ghosts and bats...hey that one looks like a mouse!...fly across the buildings while decorated pumpkins grin from the windows.

    Activities listed are from 2004 schedule and subject to change for this years event.

    Trick or Treating... for ghouls and boys throughout the park.CMs hand out treats and a goodie bag to carry home your yummies! Look for the Mickey Ear Pumpkin for these sweet spots. Some of the treats we enjoyed were Nestle Crunch,Milky Way,Nerds,Shockers,Toll House Candy Bars and tons and tons of Pixie Sticks!


    Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade...8:00 and 10:00 pm...Look for unique floats,characters in their Halloween costumes,various Villains and beware of hitch hiking ghosts!

    Ride of the Headless Horseman...HH makes his famous ride about 5 minutes before each parade.

    Mickey's Mouse-Ka-Rade Costume Parties...show off your costumes in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland...6:45,7:30,8:30,9:45, 10:30 and 11:15 p.m.

    Halloween Storytelling...listen to the spooky and not so spooky Halloween legends. Look for Bat icons. Locations in 2004 : Fantasyland and two in Liberty Square.


    Special Halloween Fireworks...9:15 p.m....the black sky above Cinderella Castle bursts with oranges, purples,gold and greens as fireworks surround the entire MK.Be sure to get a good view of Cindy's Castle because you never know who might be flying overhead come Halloween time!

    Cinderella's Surprise Celebration...the Castle Forecourt Stage show with Live Characters. 7:15,8:50 and 11:00.pm


    Halloween Riverboat Ride...board for a spooky fun cruise. Characters,treats,a blue grass band and genuine southern belle...ghost...tells a haunted tale.

    Mask Making Stations...look for the Tiki Mask icon to make your own Halloween mask to take home with you.Frontierland and Tomorrowland.

    Special Character Appearances...all sorts of our Disney friends show up for the Halloween bash. The biggest surprise for us in 2004 was the Walrus from Alice in Wonderland!



    [​IMG]Complimentary family photo[​IMG]
    You receive a free 4 x 6 photo with Mickey's Halloween background.One photo per ticket.So if there are four people in your family you each receive a photo in the mail.Our 3 came in the envelope together about a week after we attended the party.

    2004 locations were:
    Liberty Square...inside Hall of Presidents
    Tomorrowland...inside Time Keeper.
    Adventureland....around where the Dole whips are located.




    [​IMG]RIDES[​IMG]

    Here's a list of what has been open during 2004 MNSSHP:
    ADVENTURELAND
    Pirates of the Caribbean

    Jungle Cruise
    Swiss Family Tree House

    The Enchanted Tiki Room

    FRONTIERLAND
    Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    Country Bear Jamboree
    Shootin' Arcade
    Splash Mountain

    LIBERTY SQUARE
    Haunted Mansion
    Riverboat

    FANTASYLAND
    Carousel
    Dumbo
    Mad Tea Party
    Peter Pan
    Snow White
    Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
    Mickey's Philharmagic
    Small World...was closed in 2004 for rehab.

    TOONTOWN FAIR
    Goofy's Barnstormer

    TOMORROWLAND
    Astro Oribitor
    Tomorrowland Speedway
    Space Mountain
    Buzz Lightyear
    Tomorrowland Transit Authority
    Stitch's Great Escape (hopefully,not sure as it wasn't ready for 2004.)

    FAST PASS
    Fast Pass is not available during MNSSHP but there's really no need for it. A wait shouldn't be more than 20 minutes and that will be for rides in Fantasyland at the beginning of the evening.In the past it always tended to clear out after the first parade and the fireworks.



    [​IMG]FOOD and BEVERAGE[​IMG]

    A list of what was open during MNSSHP 2004:

    MAIN STREET
    Casey's Corner
    Plaza Ice Cream
    Main Street Bakery

    FRONTIERLAND
    Peco's Bill's Cafe
    Westward Ho
    Frontierland Turkey Legs

    LIBERTY SQUARE
    Liberty Tree Tavern

    FANTASYLAND
    Scuttle's Landing


    TOMORROWLAND
    Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe
    Lunching Pad
    Cool Ships
    Auntie Gravities Galactic Goodies



    [​IMG] SHOPPING [​IMG]
    A list of what has been open at previous MNSSHP:

    MAIN STREET
    Emporuim
    Chapeau
    Main St Confectionery

    ADVENTURELAND
    Agrabah Bazaar
    Pirates Bazaar

    FRONTIERLAND
    Big Al's
    Briar Patch
    Splashdown Photo

    LIBERTY SQUARE
    Haunted Mansion Cart
    Ye Old Christmas Shop

    FANTASYLAND
    Pooh's Thotful Spot
    Sir Mickey
    Tinker Bell's Treasures
    Seven Drawfs Mine
    Fantasy Faire

    TOONTOWN FAIR
    Toontown Farmers Market

    TOMORROWLAND
    Mickey's Star Traders
    Space Mt Shop
    Merchant of Venus
    Buzz's Star Command

    Please note that all times, prices and events included are subject to change.
     
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  3. Baloo

    Baloo <font color="red"><br>Laughter is the bloom<br>of

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    In 2005 my family will be enjoying our 10th MNSSHP.On my various times I've traveled with a toddler,a Senoir citizen in an EVC,a large group,just me and my son, Erich,to now with my DH,Joe,and my DSS,Jonathan.So I've learned a few things along the way that I'd like to share with my fellow DISers ​

    ****Baloo's Top Ten Tips****


    1.Except for HALLOWEEN NIGHT do not worry about crowds at MNSSHP. There are a limited amount of tickets sold for this event. Disney is very closed mouth about the actual attendance but the rides are very doable. Fantasyland gets a little crowded earlier in the evening but thins out as the night goes on and little ones wear out! I've never waited more than 10 mins in a ride line at on a party night.The Mts are practically WALK ONS! We've ridden Splash Mt. 3 times in a row without leaving our log!

    2.The second parade is less crowded.

    3.The best trick or treating is in Toontown! In 2004 there was an area called Alice and the Mad Hatter's Treat Party. Our bags were LOADED after strolling down this path!

    4.Catch some of the bands that perform throughout the MK lands during the night.And don't be shy to get up and shake,shake,shake your bones like a skinny old skeleton or howl like a werewolf!!


    5.Try and see "the special guest" that takes over Tinkers Bell's flight before the fireworks begins.The BEST viewing area is on the bridge to Tomorrowland.

    6. In Liberty Square in front of the Liberty Bell about 10 min.s before the parade begins "Mr. Knickerbocker" tells the story of the Headless Horseman.When he finishes his tale, the Headless Horseman begins his gallop through the MK. When the Horseman has ridden the entire parade route, the parade begins!

    7. Don't feel silly if you're a grown up and want to dress up! Wearing a costume, is part of the Halloween fun!

    8. Make sure your costumes are COMFORTABLE and EASY to get around in. You'll be getting on and off rides and do not want anything that is cumbersome.

    9.Take time to really LOOK at all the wonderful Halloween decorations throughout the MK especially while strolling down Main Street.You never know where you might see a giant spider crawling atop of a building.Corn stalks and jack o' lanterns and over sized treat bags set the autumn mood.

    10.My biggest tip is the day of the party have a light schedule, take a nap or have some "down time" the afternoon of the party! I can't stress this enough ,especially if you have little ones or Seniors traveling with you! Erich (Jon wasn't able to go) was 11 last year and we still did this.Even if he didn't actually sleep he watched t.v. and rested...Joe and I slept! LOL! You want to be able to stay as late as possible because the later it gets the more the crowd thins out.It seems a lot of people start exiting after the fireworks which is shortly after the first parade.


    Have a SPOOKTACULAR good time at MNSSHP 2004!!!
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    Now how LONG is it until Oct.?!?!?!?
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    Baloo <font color="red"><br>Laughter is the bloom<br>of

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    Baloo <font color="red"><br>Laughter is the bloom<br>of

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    If you can't get tickets for Halloween night for MNSSHP or you feel the MK might just be too crowded for you,fear not!... there is still plenty to do at WDW that weekend! ​



    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Halloween Weekend at Downtown Disney
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    October 30-31 (5:00pm - 9:00 pm)​





    [​IMG]Trick Or Treat at the following locations:[​IMG]

    Disney's Days of Christmas, World of Disney, Disney at Home, Pooh Corner, Disney's Pin Traders,

    Once Upon a Toy, Mickey's Groove, West Side Pin Cart, 1st Floor DisneyQuest, Mouse House,

    Team Mickey's and Hotel Plaza Resort Merchandise Locations.



    [​IMG] ACTIVITIES and ENTERTAINMENT][​IMG]


    Kids DJ Dance Party at the Dock Stage (Marketplace)

    Two Kids' Costume Parades will be featured

    Vote for your Favorite Jack O Lantern on October 30, winner displayed on the 31st

    Photo Opportunities throughout the Marketplace and the West Side

    Ghosts and Goblins appearing throughout the Marketplace area

    Skeleton Stilt Walkers appearing at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00

    Balloon Artists at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00

    Magician Performs at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30

    Juggling Duo Performs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30

    This event may be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or inclement weather.
     
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    Baloo <font color="red"><br>Laughter is the bloom<br>of

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