Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
September 14th – November 1st, 2010
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a Halloween-themed special event held on select dates in Magic Kingdom theme park. Guests of all ages are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes.
Prices range from $53.95-$58.95 for adults and $47.95-58.95 for children ages 3-9
September: 14, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30,
October: 1, 3, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31
Hours: 7:00 pm – midnight, Parade at 8:15 pm and 10:30 pm, Fireworks at 9:30 pm
Some of the activities during the Party:
· Mickey's "Boo-to-You" Halloween Parade—including Disney Characters and the stars of the Haunted Mansion attraction. The parade begins with a spook-tacular ride by the Headless Horseman.
· Happy HalloWishes—a spectacular fireworks show where the Disney Villains go trick-or-treating in the sky.
· Many favorite Disney Characters and Disney Villains in special Halloween costumes.
· Special lighting, music and theming effects transforms special areas of Magic Kingdom theme park into happy haunted hollows.
Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival
October 1st-Novemeber 14th, 2010
The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is an autumn special event that transforms Epcot Theme Park into a food and wine lover's paradise with specialty food items, culinary events, sophisticated parties and live musical entertainment.
Marketplaces & Promenade
More than 25 international marketplace kiosks are serving up tapas-sized portions of regional specialties. Explore countries on 6 continents through their most mouthwatering foods and beverages!
Eat to the Beat! Concert Series
Musical entertainment pairs perfectly with culinary fun during the nightly Eat to the Beat! Concert Series. Enjoy a varied lineup of classic rock, soul, R&B, jazz and funk hit-makers, from Boyz II Men to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy!
Seminars and Demonstrations
Learn from the masters with the Festival's exciting schedule of seminars and demonstrations featuring the fresh ingredients and secret techniques that go into some of the world's most extraordinary dishes and drinks.
Special Festival Experiences
A special series of programs and experiences brings you renowned winemakers, guest chefs and speakers. Wine and beer tastings let you sip from the best in the world while delicious experiences such as the Party for the Senses dish up unforgettable tastes.
Festival Welcome Center
The Festival Welcome Center hosts wine seminars and book signings and offers sparkling champagnes and wines at the Wonder Bar. It's also the place to pick up Festival keepsakes, including limited edition Festival pins and cookbooks. And while you're there, be sure to check out the lists of famous personalities who will be appearing plus the times of their scheduled signings.
Before and after the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, you can find merchandise that celebrates the 14th annual Food & Wine Festival. While you're in the park, visit the Festival Welcome Center, which offers commemorative gifts, specialty kitchen items, a book shop and a wine bar. You can also visit the shops located around World Showcase Promenade for additional Festival merchandise offerings and artisans.
Other Fall News
During the slower fall times Disney often offers free dining when purchasing a Walt Disney World vacation package.
2010 Dates: 10/1-10/7, 10/22-10/28, 11/12-11/18, 11/27-12/2, 12/10-12/21
October – Avg high: 84 Avg low: 65
November – Avg high: 78 Avg low:57
Tropical systems in October and bring rain. Once that settles down Orlando dries out… November is the 2nd driest month.