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Disney PhotoPass Guide for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary-Halloween Party

There is so much to see and do at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! One activity that should be on your to-do list is getting some fun and unique photos take at any of the numerous special locations where Disney PhotoPass photographers will be waiting to take that spooky photo. Catch all the details below.


Here are all the details from Disney Cast Member Emily Southard:

Disney PhotoPass Service is brewing up more than 30 frightful and delightful photo opportunities for you to enjoy during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park, including returning favorites and a few new offerings.

But finding all of these opportunities doesn’t have to be tricky! Because the party is filled with so many spirited experiences you won’t want to miss, I’m here to make sure you don’t have to carve out any extra time unearthing hex-cellent ways to capture your memories. Below I’ve shared some of the best Disney PhotoPass opportunities available during the party and noted where you can find each one (weather permitting).

At the entrance to Magic Kingdom Park  

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At Town Square there is a video Magic Shot available.

Any photographer on Main Street, U.S.A. 

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Select locations around Liberty Square 

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At Fantasyland castle wall near Prince Charming Regal Carrousel there is a video Magic Shot available.

Select photographers around Magic Kingdom Park

The new Disney PhotoPass Studio located inside of Sir Mickey’s will be open during the party and offering Halloween-themed props! No reservations are required, so you can materialize at this location whenever is most convenient for you.

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Disney PhotoPass Service will also be capturing your memories at Character Experience locations and onboard participating attractions. Note that at some attractions – including the Haunted Mansion –  you’ll need to wear a MagicBand that’s linked to your Disney account while riding to preview your attraction photo.

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Focus on the fiendish fun and let Disney PhotoPass Service conjure up your perfect party keepsakes!

Parks, attractions, entertainment or Character Experiences may change operating hours; close due to refurbishing, capacity, weather, special events, character availability or other reasons; and otherwise change or be discontinued without notice and without liability to the owners of the Walt Disney World Resort.

RELATED ARTICLE: 8 Reasons to Use the Disney PhotoPass Service at Disney World

by Mike and Jamie Sylvester

Catching those special moments with your own camera? Keep snapping those photos – but don’t stop there! We highly recommend you check into Disney’s PhotoPass Service. Disney’s PhotoPass provides you with the option of purchase photos taken by Cast Members at some of the most spectacular locations on Disney property. PhotoPass is offered to all guests at Disney! Whether you purchase individual photos, buy a package of photos (Memory Maker), or have an Annual Pass with the Memory Maker perk, Disney may just have an option that is perfect for you. It’s as easy as snapping a photo and scanning your MagicBand! Curious about more PhotoPass details? Read all about what you need to know about PhotoPass and Memory Maker. In the meantime, here are 8 reasons we suggest you use Disney PhotoPass.


1 – Ride Photos

You finally decide to make the plunge and embark on Tower of Terror… what better way to remember that moment of bravery (craziness?!) than with a ride photo of you screaming as you drop! Not only are many of Disney’s top attractions equipped with catching the most intense moment of the ride, but Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Tower of Terror are two rides that have a brief video for you to watch of yourself as you ride along. With PhotoPass you have the opportunity to enjoy and remember spectacular ride photos that there is little chance you are able to capture with your own camera.

Ride Photos-1

2 – Convenience

When you know you have a PhotoPass package, the worry of pulling out your camera/phone is that last thing on your mind. It’s wonderful visiting with characters or gathering with the family for a photo in front of the Castle without having to think twice if those great moments are going to be captured well enough with your device. Let the PhotoPass Cast Member take all the shots they want while you just smile away!

3 – Skilled Photographer

You may just be a photographer yourself, but for the majority of us… well, we may not have the gift of taking great photos! High end cameras take the blur away, solve shadow problems, and remove typical lighting issues. We personally have yet to be disappointed with the photos the PhotoPass Cast Members take. We enjoy seeing the great detail captured right down to being able to count the freckles of our daughter’s sweet face. It’s the precious details these skilled photographers are trained to catch.


4 – Prime Locations

Some of our favorite photo opportunity locations are covered by PhotoPass Cast Members. In front of the park icons of course, but the PhotoPass areas are also located in some places you may not think to snap a photo. PhotoPass locations are listed on the Disney website so you can plan in advance to stop for a picture. The unique locations combined with excellent photographers make for fantastic photos!

Photographer Main Street

5 – Posing and Props

A PhotoPass Cast Members just might suggest a special (or silly!) pose for you and/or your family. We’ve seen people asked to hold their new bride, put their arms up in excitement, flex their muscles, or blow kisses the camera’s way. Each PhotoPass Cast Member seems to be unique and have their own ideas to make the pictures extra special. On occasion you will also see a PhotoPass Cast Member even holding a prop! Typically, a picture frame of sorts, you may be asked if you’d like to hold a prop for the photo. Of course, all posing and prop suggestions are completely at your discretion. Let the Cast Member know you’d just like the basic pose, and your request will be fulfilled!

6 – Surprise Character Appearances

If a PhotoPass Cast Members asks you to hold out your hands and look down, go with it! When you go to review your photos, you might just end up with Tinkerbell right in the palm of your hands. In front of the Haunted Mansion? Watch out as hitchhiking ghosts seem to enjoy sneaking into those photos! Surprise character appearances are just fun little additions to an already exciting moment.

7 – Every Angle

A wide variety of photos are taken during a single session/pose and each one seems to capture a different smile, look, or gesture. We love being able to browse the many options, such as photos taken from the moment you walk in the room to meet a character to your last hug with them. You can trust the photographer knows the right angles and is on the lookout for those perfect moments with the intent of providing a variety of options for you to browse.

8 – Enhancements

It’s time to download your photo or have one printed – add enhancements! In the Parks, you can visit a Photo Pass Studio to view, make edits, and purchase photos. On the PhotoPass site you have several enhancement options. Add the words “Walt Disney World” to your image, select your favorite boarder, or even add a date. There are many neat selections that just add a hint of pixie dust to your already magical photo.

PhotoPass or no PhotoPass, you are sure to enjoy endless memories at Disney. The benefit to PhotoPass is to catch those memories in a professional sense and relish the hassle free process that goes with it.

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About Chad & Cindy Nykamp

After years of multiple Walt Disney World vacations, Cindy and Chad's dream of living in Orlando came true in 2010. After friends and family made them their go-to-people for Walt Disney World advice, Cindy and Chad launched in August 2015 to share their knowledge and love of Disney. Chad and Cindy have been Disney World Annual Passholders for years, DVC members, together have raced more than 70 runDisney races, and particularly love cruising on the Disney Cruise Line. Chad and Cindy also regularly represent at Walt Disney World media events. While attending these events, they get an insiders view of all the new things that have come to Walt Disney World. These experiences have helped them gain knowledge and expertise they happily pass on to their followers. They still can't believe how lucky they are to have such an amazing opportunity and will continue to share Disney with anyone who will listen!