Guests are looking forward to a new after-hours event coming to Magic Kingdom called Disney After Hours Boo Bash. It will replace Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for this Halloween season due to the ongoing pandemic.
Though there won’t be Mickey’s Boo-to-You Parade or Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Halloween Fireworks, Guests will still experience party music, decorations, and character cavalcades to celebrate Halloween during Boo Bash.
Disney After Hours Boo Bash will run for 23 select nights starting August 10 and continuing through October 31. Tickets start at $129 – $139, plus tax for August/September nights and $159 – $169, plus tax for October nights, and $199, plus tax for Halloween.
Overall, it seems like a majority of fans are shocked at the ticket pricing for Boo Bash this year. One Inside the Magic reader, Brooklyn, commented on our recent article saying:
Holy crap that is expensive and wow those are slim pickings on nights to go! Real talk; I can afford the tickets for when we go in October, but I do wonder is it worth it for that price considering I already paid for a park ticket for the day we would go to Boo Bash. Further, this is way too much money for many people, especially with larger families, and those who already purchased a park ticket for the same day as the Boo Bash event. Best of luck to everyone who is trying for a ticket! God speed!
And ITM Facebook follower, John R., also expressed how he feels the tickets are too pricey:
I love Disney but those prices are outrageous!!!!
William L. pointed out the ticket pricing as well as the amount of time in the park a Boo Bash ticket gets you:
Tickets start at $129!? And go all the way up to $199 for Halloween night!?!? This is for only 3 hours too!!!!
And ITM fan Kai L. pointed out how the prices are more than Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, however, there will be fewer experiences at Boo Bash:
Disney World: pay more for less!
Another Disney fan, WesKinetic, took to Twitter to share his thoughts, also indicating that the pricing for Boo Bash is way too high:
Just saw the Boo Bash prices. I’ve decided these theme parks have all decided on a plan of “We’ve lost 15 months worth of revenue. How do we make it all back in a couple weeks?”
Just saw the Boo Bash prices. I've decided these theme parks have all decided on a plan of "We've lost 15 months worth of revenue. How do we make it all back in a couple weeks?"
— WesKinetic (@WesKinetic) June 2, 2021
On the other hand, some say even though they know it is expensive, they will still pay. ITM fan Carlos H. expressed:
It is pricey…but I’ll still do it…lol
And the same goes for ITM Facebook follower Tiffany E.:
The prices are higher than the regular Halloween event that was longer than 3 hours. Is this right? The prices are way to high for only 3 hours. Still probably going to go, but…
Though these prices seem much higher than Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, we do want to point out that Boo Bash is a Disney After Hours event while Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is considered a Halloween party.
For example, when comparing Disney After Hours Boo Bash prices to another After Hours event, let’s say Disney Villains After Hours, the two are very similar. In 2019, Disney Villains After Hours averaged $145 per ticket with Boo Bash averaging slightly less for nights in August and September and slightly more in October.
Therefore, these prices seem in line with other After Hours events Disney World has hosted in the past.
For more information regarding Boo Bash, check out our article here.
Do you think the Boo Bash prices are reasonable? Let us know in the comments below.
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