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Dates for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019, any guesses?

by Alicia
(New York)

Hi Again!

I was wondering if you had any idea on what the dates might be for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in 2019? We’re planning on going the last week in October in to November. I saw on another post you think the last party will be in 11/1/2019. Do you still believe that? What makes you think that? I’m trying to book out trip and may move it a day or so depending on the last Halloween party. Thanks!

It’s all Guesswork at this Point

Inside the candy bins at a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween party

Look at the candy options, looks pretty good to me – Photo by Courtney Reynolds


The dates for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in 2019 are anyone’s guess at this point. Disney won’t release them until probably April.

Typically Disney follows the same pattern from year to year, so if you look at this years dates and plot them out on a calendar by days of the week you’ll have a pretty good idea of when the parties are.

For example, this year the last weeks parties were on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. (Wednesday was Halloween.) Next year you can pretty much assume there will be a party on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday (Halloween).

The pattern (with exceptions) in November is Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Here’s a calendar with all the 2018 parties mapped out. (Purple days are party days.)

Dad's Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Calendar

November 1st

I do think there will be a MNSSHP on November 1st. It’s a Friday and Disney likes having parties on Friday. I could be wrong, but that’s my guess at this point. I have no sources, or “insider” knowledge. Just a hunch.

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Dad’s Bottom Line

The bottom line is for the most part Disney follows patterns from previous years. There have been several years where Disney has extended the parties into the first of November. Will they do it next year? We won’t know until probably April or so.

But a good rule of thumb is to map out the dates from this year (Sunday on Sunday, etc.) and you’ll have a good idea of what the 2019 dates will be.


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Comments for

Mar 08, 2019 MVMCP
by: Anonymous

hey, sorry if this is the wrong thread for this but what are your predictions for MVMCP this year?

Dad Answers

Look at the dates from last year’s party. Follow the pattern. If there was a party on the first Monday in December, odds are really good that there will be a party on the first Monday in December this year.

Jan 22, 2019 You were Right!
by: Alicia

SO the Halloween party dates have been released and Nov 1st has a party! Thanks for the heads up!

Jan 14, 2019 August Dates?
by: Anonymous

We are going the end of August. We are quickly approaching our 6 months to get our ADRs (we have about 6 weeks to go). Is it safe to assume parties on the Fridays and Tuesdays again? So in 2018 there was one on Friday the 24th, Tuesday the 28th and then Friday the 31st. Is it safe to assume a similar pattern so Friday the 23rd, Tuesday the 27th and Friday the 30th?

Dad Answers

That’s a pretty safe bet. We never really know what Disney is going to do, but they tend to stay in the same pattern.

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