Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

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Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Jakizle » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:02 pm

With Robb and Elissa off to China, Renee and I headed to the Magic Kingdom to check out this year's Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! Huge thanks goes out to the park for hosting us. This is my personal favorite event other than Food & Wine, so I was very exciting to go and cover this year's offerings. Without any further ado, lets look at the photos!
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Before you even enter the park you are greeted with many a signage and decorations for MNSSHP!
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Picking up our media credentials!
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In addition to the map and guide for this year's event, the park gave us (much to Renee's delight) a special Vinylmation!
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Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! My favorite taste of the fall season.
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The candy collecting bags for this year are decked out in advertising for Frakenweenie! Interested to see this film based on its killer soundtrack.
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And here we are in the park! Main street is definitely the most decorated area of the park.
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They had many "pumpkin creatures" around the entrance area, but of course the baseball player in me liked this one the best!
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Just in case you forgot what we are here for ;)
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Love the little touches like these pumpkins on top of the ice cream parlor.
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It wouldn't be a trip to the Magic Kingdom without a picture with the castle! And while pretty busy on main street, the rest of the park wasn't too bad at all.
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Before even being tempted by candy, a Dole Whip was calling our names.
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Speaking of candy, at our first stop in Adventureland we were handed a banana! We all actually ate them later in the night so it was much appreciated ;)
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Of course all of the attractions are up and running too, with no wait times at all!
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The girls enjoyed their ride on Pirates.
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Of course with the Halloween season comes NEW MERCHANDISE!
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Halloween stuff is really cool.
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Renee picks out her favorites.
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Back outside, it was time for some trick-or-treating! Just spot these giant globes for candy...
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...as Renee demonstrates here.
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Around the park there are a ton of other nice touches, such as fog. It was almost like nightmaze in Adventureland!
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Have to love the lighting effects on the ground.
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Another one for the count.
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Even Big Thunder Mountain gets dressed up.
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The highlight of trick-or-treating is definitely one of two "trails" where there are 3 candy stations in a row =)
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Trick or treat!
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Just playin' some hopskotch on the way out.
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We passed on Big Thunder due to time, but as you can see here, there really is no wait!
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Heading back across the park to Haunted Mansion.
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This is my favorite character out on the streets during the event! She is hilarious.
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Here is your blurry, going to ride Haunted Mansion shot :)
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Does it feel like Halloween now?
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More candy!
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...and then we ran into these guys.
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I'm just going to leave this here.
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Best Halloween costume ever? With working voice changer and speakers too
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I really love Magic Kingdom at night. In case you didn't know, MNSSHP runs until midnight.
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Adam!!! Construction walls have moved around this week.
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The dueling Dumbos are really nice. Love the new indoor queue play area!
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The other awesome candy spot was back here in Storybook Circus.
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And the other candy trail was on the path connecting Storybook Circus and Tomorrowland.
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Giant ground projection!
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Getting our popcorn ready for...
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...Hallowishes!
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Disney fireworks are simply the best with the way they are joined by the music.
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Castle projections are really cool too.
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Boom!
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The scale of the finale is just impossible to capture. Impressive!
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and the end.
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How about another ride?
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While Renee kicked my butt on Buzz, our special guests provided this gem of an on ride photo =)
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The "main"show for MNSSHP is Villains, located right in front of Cinderella's castle.
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The show consists of high paced dancing and music.
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All of your favorite Villains are included.
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Good, quick show that doesn't drag on too long :)
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I really like the castle in orange.
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The Headless Horseman roaring through Frontierland can only mean one thing...
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It's time to end the night with Mickey's Boo to You Parade!
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Renee, you have some competition!
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Mickey leads off the parade.
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Had to throw this one in there for a certain Australian that likes tigers ;)
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From one brand of Pirates...
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...to another!
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My favorite part of the parade (and any Disney parade for that matter) is the grave diggers!
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Haunted Mansion comes to life???
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And this was quite the change of scenery!
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Looks like they are having a little fun.
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Just rockin' out having a good time.
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This Villain creeps me out!!!
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Luckily the parade ends with more candy!!!
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In the end we all pretty much filled our bags :)
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Goofy and his Candy Company bring up the rear.
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The end! Thank you for checking it out and feel free to post your comments! It was a fantastic night out at the park and I definitely recommend checking out MNSSHP if you are in Orlando during the Halloween season!

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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Erik Johnson » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:36 pm

Best parade ever!!!
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Hilltopper39 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:15 pm

I'm not a huge parade fan but this one is a lot of fun. Are there any new floats, or are they all the same as the previous years?

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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby SuperShawn » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:26 pm

Such a fun parade, and now the song is going to be stuck in my head for a few weeks. Great coverage guys.
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Jakizle » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:15 pm

Hilltopper39 wrote:I'm not a huge parade fan but this one is a lot of fun. Are there any new floats, or are they all the same as the previous years?


This was only my 2nd time seeing the parade, maybe someone else can shed some more light on this???

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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby sspaz1000 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:40 pm

Looks like a lot of fun! Great pics!
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Solid Gold » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:41 pm

Boo to You Parade order 2012:

Opening "Boo to You" Cart
Character Dancers (Alice, Mad Hatter+)
Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy in a Pavillion Float
Poo Characters and Christopher Robin
Poo Float Kanga and Rabbbit
Peter Wendy and Lost Boys
Captain Hook Float
Tick Tock Crock Float
Pirates Dancers
POTC Float
Grave Diggers
Tombstone Float
Ghost Dancers (They kick ass!)
Hitchiking Ghost Float
Cowboys
Bear Jamboree Float
Brer Rabbit Characters
Annoying ass Chicken Float
Villains Rock Band Float
Various Dancing Villains
Villians Float
Lion King Hyenas
Pluto Car
Goofy Candy Company
Goofy Machine Float
The End.

Best Parade at Disney. The Haunted Mansion people are so good. They have to add in Tower of Terror next year, it would probably be just as awesome.
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Jew » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:31 am

This is definitely the best "up charge" event Disney does IMO. Short lines, great fun, and awesome shows! I'm not usually a parade person, but that damn "boo to you" song is just too catchy to avoid!
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby ernierocker » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:14 am

Loved this event and can't wait to go back!
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Re: Media Night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Postby Meteornotes » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:31 am

Love this event, but DEATH TO THAT PARADE! I use it as my time to go ride more or watch the array of humanity that will pass by. Always amuses.

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