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    Meeting Characters at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

    Rarely seen characters are one of the highlights of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, and this year is no different. Long lines form early for the stars of the party, such as Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs (Storybook Circus) and Jack Skellington and Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas (Town Square). Mickey shows off his Halloween outfit at the Town Square Theater. If seeing him

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    A Review of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

    Saratoga Springs, a Disney Deluxe Villa resort, has a theme described by Disney as recalling a late-1800s, Victorian-style, upstate New York retreat. It consists of 1,260 studio and one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas across the lake from Disney Springs. Housed in 18 buildings, most accommodations are of recent vintage, while the fitness center and check-in building are retooled vestiges of

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    Must-See 2019 Halloween Treats at Disneyland Park

    All Hallows’ Eve is fast approaching, but there is still some time to enjoy the not-so-scary Halloween celebration at the Happiest Place on Earth. After years of hosting hard ticket events inside Anaheim’s original theme park each fall, Disney introduced their all-new Oogie Boogie Bash at Disney California Adventure, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a bounty of boos to

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    Unofficial Guide to Surviving Halloween Horror Nights 2019 at Universal Studios Hollywood

    The Halloween season is currently in full swing at theme parks across the country, and no name is more synonymous with haunted houses than Universal Studios. While Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando is widely acclaimed as the best bacchanalia in the boo business, its sister event on the West Coast shouldn’t be overlooked. And although the two parties share

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    The Unofficial Guide to the 2019 Oogie Boogie Bash at Disney California Adventure

    All Hallows’ Eve is rapidly approaching, but there’s still time left to experience the tricks and treats of Oogie Boogie Bash, this year’s brand-new after-hours Halloween event at Disney California Adventure. For many years, the Disneyland Resort held its Halloween parties inside the original Disneyland Park. But, in 2019, the spooky celebration has been shifted across the esplanade, gaining all-new