Can You Afford the Villains Unleashed Party at Walt Disney World?

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As the years have gone by, Disney has been adding more and more hard ticket party events to their line up of world-class entertainment. This fall, over 50 Disney Villains will invade Hollywood Studios on Aug. 23, 2014, for the brand new “Villains Unleashed” hard ticket event.

Similar to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, you can stay up late at this one-night only after-hours party. From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., you will experience close encounters with some of the most popular Disney Villains, as well as character zones, special fireworks spectaculars, specialty food and beverage offerings, merchandise, and your favorite attractions. Plus, you can dress up to show your Disney Villain side.

Are you ready for some bad guy fun, food and fireworks?!

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Disney villains unleashed

 What will you do?

  • meet and be photographed with Disney Villains
  • shake your booty at the “Hades Hangout & Dance Party”
  • “Oogie Boogie’s Variety Show”
  • Star Wars villain zone
  • a new “Villainy In The Skies” fireworks spectacular
  • a villain-inspired pre-show to “Fantasmic!”
  • face painting
  • specialty food & beverage opportunities
  • event merchandise
  • ride favorite Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions like The Twilight Zone – Tower of Terror, Rock N Roller Coaster, Toy Story Mania! and Star Tours

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Disney villains at Hollywood Studios

Dress Up!

Ticketed party guests are allowed to dress up in costume. This is a villain party, so dressing up as a Disney villain is suggested but not mandatory.

You need costumes that are

  • child-friendly and adhere to any guidelines determined by Disney
  • not obstructive, offensive or violent
  • not dragging on the ground
  • not containing sharp objects, since pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest
  • not containing any weapons or objects which resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon

Masks may be worn, but they must not obstruct vision. Eyes must be visible at all times.

If you dress like a Disney character, you may not pose for pictures or sign autographs.

Anyone who does not adhere to these guidelines may be refused admission. Use this link for information on what you can and cannot wear to the parks. Remember, adults are not allowed to wear costumes unless it’s a special Disney hard ticket party, so now is your chance to be 12 years old again!

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caramel apples at Disney's Villains Unleashed event

Special Snacks

At the very first “Unleash the Villains” 24 hour eventsthat took place at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, there were mouth-watering photos floating around of the fabulous snacks they offered on that specific day.

A skull apple was a red cherry flavored candy apple covered in green chocolate, and a gooey caramel apple was layered with white chocolate to create the skull effect. Chances are you will see food of a very similar nature at this event.

Special (Evil!) Guest List

The list of attending villains published may include a few names you’ll recognize, but remember all entertainment is subject to change.

  • Hades
  • Meg
  • Pain
  • Panic
  • Anastasia
  • Drizella
  • Lady Tremaine
  • J. Worthington Foulfellow
  • Gideon
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Cruella De Vil
  • Captain Hook
  • Mr. Smee
  • Bowler Hat Guy
  • Shenzi
  • Banzai
  • Ed
  • Gaston
  • Queen of Hearts
  • Maleficent
  • Jafar
  • Darth Vader
  • Darth Maul
  • Boba Fett
  • Asajj Ventress
  • Emperor Palpatine
  • Stormtrooper
  • Zam Wessell
  • Jango Fett

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special merchandise at Disney World Villains Unleashed

And Finally, The Cost

“Villains Unleashed” requires a separate ticket for park admission.

Adults tickets cost $67 plus tax and children ages 3-9 cost $62 plus tax.

To book your tickets, call 407-939-1933 for Annual Passholders and 800-800-9800 for DVC Members. Call 1-407-WDI-SNEY for everyone else.

Are there still tickets available?

There were tickets available as of July 14th, but the Cast Member I spoke with sounded quite surprised, so get your tickets now. Of course that could change at any minute.

Ideas for Preparation

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