Both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort will stay open until the 13th Hour (1 a.m.). To celebrate the momentous evening, notorious Disney villains like Maleficent, Capt. Hook, Hades will host a wicked dance party, plus lots more spooky fun.
The hub of the villains’ festivities will be staged “dead” center of Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Hades’ Hangout – the hottest club north of the Underworld.
The “Lord of the dead,” Hades, will host spine-tingling fun while his henchmen, dancers, interactive DJ and hot house band keep the nighttime activities on fire. Hades’ 13 devilish Disney brutes will be waiting in Villain Encounters surrounding Hades’ Hangout for greetings and autographs with guests.
To celebrate the imminent arrival of the midnight witching hour “Villainy in the Sky” will set the sky ablaze with spectacular fireworks, and keep the party going until the 13th hour.
It’s all happening for a limited time only from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013 as part of Limited Time Magic at Disney Parks. Limited Time Magic features 52 weeks of magical experiences — big and small — ranging from park-wide events to special culinary treats to special moments of surprise and delight.
On this spooktacular evening, villains will take over Disneyland as well. Town Square is transformed for the party where guests may see villains like Captain Hook, the Queen of Hearts, Judge Frollo and Lady Tremaine. Cobwebs and vines, Halloween-themed projections, lighting effects and an eerie fog set the tone for the evening. Witches and warlocks will get the dance party started, spinning a mix of upbeat Halloween tunes and Disney-friendly Top 40 hits.
Later in the evening, the twisted celebration spills over to New Orleans Square Train Station with lurking Disney villains ready for the Unleash the Villains Dance Party featuring a lit-up dance floor and raised platforms, spooky décor and lighting effects. A mischievous station master DJ conducts this party — announcing the arrival of a different ghoulish Disney villain at the 13th minute after every hour. Villains will be on the prowl after dusk for photo ops and character greetings, plus a few special surprises.
Party Like a Villain at the Disneyland Resort
Dive into the madness at Disneyland Park as you make way for Main Street, U.S.A. where you can dance the night away at “Party Like a Villain”—a seriously naughty celebration taking place in Town Square. While there, soak up a series of nefarious sights as a seething selection of the most infamous Disney Characters make a series of appearances.
In dire need of a villainous outfit of your own? Cover your skin in the official “Unleash the Villains” tee, available while supplies last at the New Orleans Cart in Disneyland Park, as well as Tower Hotel Gifts in Disney California Adventure Park. And for a tasty tribute to the ominous occasion, give into a tempting trove of treats—including Spooky Kooky Gingerbread Cookies, Pumpkin Beignets and Eerie Green Frozen Lemonade—available at multiple locations around New Orleans Square.*
As the eve takes over the sky, join the river of souls in attendance at the Unleash the Villains Dance Party near the New Orleans Square Railroad Station. Scare up an unforgettable time as a spooky Station Master unleashes the evil evening in tandem with a collection of detestable Disney baddies, including the Evil Queen, Captain Hook, Dr. Facilier, Judge Frollo, Lady Tremaine and the Queen of Hearts.
A Scary Good Time You Won’t Want to Miss
No matter where you celebrate, you’re sure to enjoy a supremely villainous event. Wallow in this bit of Limited Time Magic while you can, unleashed for one night only on September 13, 2013!
*Different varieties of “Unleash the Villains” snacks and treats can be found as a series of locations at New Orleans Square, including:[unordered_list style=”bullet”]
- French Market – Fiery Meatloaf Sliders with Cajun House Chips and Grapes, Oreo Mousse Coffin Dessert and Haunted Mansion Holiday Souvenir Hot Mug
- Café Orleans – Pumpkin Beignets Served with Vanilla Cream Anglaise
- Royal Street Verandah – Pumpkin Fritters with Apple Cider Caramel Custard Dipping Sauce, Pumpkin Latte, Haunted Mansion Holiday Souvenir Hot Mug and Spooky Kooky Gingerbread Cookie
- Mint Julep Bar – Pumpkin Latte, Pumpkin Beignets, Haunted Mansion Holiday Souvenir Hot Mug and Spooky Kooky Gingerbread Cookie
- Frozen Lemonade Cart – Spooky Kooky Gingerbread Cookie
- New Orleans Square Popcorn Cart – Haunted Mansion Holiday Souvenir Popcorn Bucket
- Harbour Galley – Spooky Kooky Gingerbread Cookie