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Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade (previously known as Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Parade in 1999) is the annual Halloween-themed procession that performs during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

History[]

The parade features many different Halloween themed floats as well as Halloween style music. Some of these floats are recycled and repurposed from older parades. The parade was revamped in 2014 by changing several units, and eliminating some elements. In 2019, additional updates to the parade were made, including the addition of two Tomorrowland-themed floats (Including the Incredible Expo, Marcus Sit, Cora) and a new spectral bride from the Haunted Mansion unit, for Tomorrowland unit, using the "Monster Mash" and "Witch Doctor" as musical themes.The holiday-themed parade, entitled "Mickey's Boo To You Halloween Parade", features a pre-parade ride by The Headless Horseman from The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad featuring the song "Villains-a-Go-Go".

The parade, which runs in place of SpectroMagic, or Main Street Electrical Parade, features various Disney characters (Mickey and Minnie, Donald, and Daisy and their friends) in Halloween costumes and a live-action version of the three hitchhiking ghosts from the Haunted Mansion attraction. The villains are also in the parade with a unit of their own. Besides the Haunted Mansion dancers, Hitchhiking Ghosts, the hoedown dancers, and the barn unit, the parade and soundtrack were changed in 2005

Parade Units[]

Pre-Parade[]

Set to the Flight of the Valkyries, the Headless Horseman rides down the parade route ahead of the rest of the show.

Opening[]

The opening unit of the parade has Mickey, Minnie, and a number of Disney characters celebrating a costume party at a fall gazebo with a number of characters dancing with masquerade ball style masks. The gazebo was also originally accompanied by an additional Winnie the Pooh float, giving the residents of the 100 Acre Wood their own spotlight, though this was retired after 2013 in favor of having Pooh characters simply join Mickey's party.

Pirates[]

The Pirates unit blends Peter Pan and Pirates of the Caribbean together with a medley of A Pirate's Life (Is a Wonderful Life) and Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me) and has undergone a number of alterations over the years.

The unit was originally divided into a pirate ship crewed by Captain Hook and Mr. Smee that was chased by a large Tick-Tock the Crocodile minifloat and a treasure hoard that held Captain Jack Sparrow and Hector Barbossa. In 2018, a new treasure chest float was introduced as the leader, featuring Tinker Bell riding atop the chest and the Peter Pan characters now in front of it, while Sparrow and Barbossa took over the pirate ship. Accompanying pirate acts have included flag twirling pirates as well as pirates dancing with wenches.

The Haunted Mansion[]

Set to Grim Grinning Ghosts, The Haunted Mansion unit is lead by the Caretaker and a group of zombie gravediggers dancing with shovels, scraping the pavement to create sparks. After a minifloat featuring tombstones from the graveyard, a ghostly waltz takes place on the streets while the Hitchhiking Ghosts can be seen aboard the main Haunted Mansion float.

Halloween Hoedown[]

Based around Frontierland, the Halloween Hoedown is focused around two floats consisting of a silo and barn serving as a backdrop for a square dance featuring characters from Splash Mountain and the Country Bear Jamboree set to "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and the parade main theme. Since 2013, Clarabelle Cow has become the voiced host of the Hoedown, while Clara Cluck can be seen clucking along to the music at the top of the barn float.

The Incredibles Expo[]

The unit features characters from The Incredibles . While Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl ride down the route on futuristic vehicles, Edna Mode (the iconic fashion designer we wish could help us with our own wardrobes) and other dancers will accompany the super hero duo between Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl.

In 2022, Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl ride on an Incredibles-wrapped Chevrolet Camaro convertible which is the red halloween themed car, but the soundtrack of Incredibles unit may need to remake because Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl both ride on the same car, and they are arranged after the Cora is Cute unit.

Cora is cute[]

Added in 2023, another Tomorrowland's unit. First, The small Little Green Men flying saucer with flashlights that represent Marcus Sit with his brothers has already added in 2019 which is recycled from the Pixar Play Parade. Secondly, Buzz Lightyear will ride on Cora's float to lead the tour. This float's also includes the other toys from Toy Story, including Rex, Hamm, Little Green Men, Mr. Potato Head and Slinky Dog. The design may same as landscape and painted in blue black. Four other explorers, Cora Yu, Jaclyn Ho, Jessielin Lau and Nelson Chong from the featured study trip in Taiwan from 27 November to 30 November, 2019. The Pirates Treasure Hoard float will be replaced after the float is updated.

In 2022, Cora’s float hasn’t be added in the parade because they haven’t find Jessielin and Nelson’s face photos, they need to get the agreement from them or by Cora. Someone say that some of the details in the float hasn’t been completed yet.

Trick or Treat[]

The Trick or Treat unit celebrates all things candy. It was originally placed at the end of the parade and based around the "Goofy's Candy Company" brand of treats sold within the park with Pluto riding in a delivery truck and Goofy riding a whimsical Candy Making Machine while cast members would pass out candy to guests in the audience.

In 2014, the unit traded places with the final villain unit and was rethemed to Sugar Rush from Wreck-It Ralph. The Goofy's Candy Company truck was rebranded as a "Sugar Rush Delivery" truck and featured Ralph riding on it, while Vanellope von Schweetz took Goofy's place aboard the Candy Making Machine. In between the two floats are a group of baton twirling Sugar Rush Racers lead by Taffyta Muttonfudge.

Villains-a-Go-Go[]

The finale is a procession of Disney Villains accompanied by a skeleton band playing a peppy tune celebrating evil called Villains-a-Go-Go. On the band's moving stage are Pain and Panic dancing in cages. The stage is accompanied by the Villain float from the Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade with Maleficent, Jafar and the Evil Queen aboard, which serves as the current ending of the parade.

In 2021, the unit traded places with the final villain unit and was rethemed to Villain float from the Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade with Evil Queen and Jafar aboard, which serves as the current ending of the parade.

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