13 Not-So-Scary fun facts about Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disney World

This year’s for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party runs on certain nights  from Aug 25 to Nov. 1, 2017.


The major spectacle of the evening is the Sanderson Sisters from “Hocus Pocus” starring in the “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” stage show on the Castle Forecourt Stage.
If you plan on, heck, even if you aren’t going, here are 13 Not-So-Scary facts about the event:
1.  There are 176 individually-themed, carved pumpkins on the balconies and windowsills of Main Street, U.S.A.

2. More than 23,100 feet or about 4-1/4 miles of cable is installed for special lighting and sound effects for the party’s entertainment.
3. A cast of 175 brings Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade to life.
4. Over the course of the season, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade will travel over 23 miles of parade route.
5. There are 13 Disney characters exclusive to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party entertainment: Jack Skellington and Sally from “The Nightmare Before Christmas,”  Big Al, Captain Barbosa, Dr. Facilier, Oogie Boogie, Shenzi, Banzai and Ed — the three hyenas from “The Lion King,” — plus three Hitch-Hiking Ghosts from the Haunted Mansion.

6. The Happy HalloWishes fireworks spectacular is narrated by the Ghost Host from the Haunted Mansion.
7. More than 250 tons of candy will be handed out to party guests during 32 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties.
8. 40 different kinds of brand-name candies, including Skittles, M&Ms and Kit Kats, are included in three trick-or-treat candy mixes offered during the parties
9.  There are 14 tasty treat locations to fill their treat bags with candy
10. There are 2 allergy friendly stations for treats. 
11. 999 Grim Grinning Ghosts enhance a not-too-spooky Halloween experience at the Haunted Mansion.
12. This is the 23rd year for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
13. 11 special holiday treats were created for the party.