It is 15 days ’till the official start of fall, 42 days until Halloween, and 68 days until Thanksgiving. If you are like millions of Americans, Fall is your favorite time of year. Fall is a really great time to visit WDW. Keep reading to find out how to make your vacation extra special at Halloween with a little help from home!
MNSSHP: Yes or No?
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, or MNSSHP for short, is a hard ticket event that happens in Magic Kingdom on select night in August, September, October, and occasionally the first day or two in November. To attend you must buy at ticket that cost between $80 and $120 per person – this gains you access to the park from 4pm-midnight with the actual party festivities beginning at 7pm.
For a family of 4 on a budget that money can be used to buy a lot of other things. You will have to decide for your family if it is worth shelling out an extra $400 for an evening at fun. Check out our previous blog to help make your decision.
Bring Some Magic from Home
Halloween is a spooky but fun time of the year. WDW, especially Magic Kingdom, really go all out. How can you and your family enjoy Halloween at WDW without spending BIG bucks? Keep reading for a list of fantastic items to bring from home.
- Homemade T-Shirts – by going to Target or Wal-Mart and buying the supplies to make your own shirts, you will be saving tons of money and getting the whole family involved in the fun. Or have the folks at Celebration Shirts design a custom spooky tee for your family!
- Costumes – Every kid dreams of being a pirate or princess, but going to Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for a makeover is very expensive. Our Friends at Pirate and Princess Couture, make awesome costumes for your kids to wear around WDW at Halloween.
- Facepaint – if your kids do not want to dress up for Halloween, see if they will want to become their favorite character with a little facepaint. YouTube has some helpful videos to turn your little angel into a happy haunt.
- Room Decorations – Go to your local dollar store and pick up a few hanging skeletons and window decorations. Your kids will think it is so cool that your room is decorated when others are not.
- Snacks – This might be the biggest budget saver! Snacks at WDW are expensive, especially some of the special Halloween snacks. So go grab a bag of your favorite Halloween candy or even a box of Halloween themed treats and surprise your kids!
Have Halloween Fun on Budget
If you follow these tips, you are going to have an awesome Halloween Vacation at WDW. If you have any Halloween advice to share with us, head over to our Facebook Page.