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! You've found..... MICKEY'S NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY 2005 Dates: 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! TIME 7PM til Midnight 2005 TICKET PRICES 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. BOO to you and what TO DO! 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! Complimentary family photo 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. RIDES 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. FOOD and BEVERAGE 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 SHOPPING 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.