PHOTOS and VIDEO - The Cadaver Dans join Halloween at the Magic Kingdom

Sep 23, 2020 in "Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party"

Cadaver Dans on Main Street U.S.A.
Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020 9:19am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The Dapper Dans are back at the Magic Kingdom as their Halloween alter-egos The Cadaver Dans.

Maintaining physical distancing means the 4 piece group performs from the Main Street Trolley, or on the rooftops of Frontierland.

There are no published set times, but around opening on Main Street U.S.A. seems to be a safe bet.

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MisterPenguinSep 21, 2020

You mean, like, Casey's reopening?

WEDway Inc & Company LLCSep 21, 2020

Random question but what if tomorrow is a horror-themed event? 🧐

DCBakerSep 21, 2020

wdwmagicSep 21, 2020

Parker in NYCSep 21, 2020

As many have been wont to do. Also, who wants wonton soup? I do. I do.

Goofy NinjaSep 21, 2020

Man this years been a drag, I can't wait til all this Corona crap is gone.

DznyGrlSDSep 21, 2020

went to MK yesterday and despite it being drizzly and/or downpouring all day it was a good time. Saw Jack/Sally/Oogie cavalcade, Cadaver Dans cavalcade and Boo To You. Once it started raining I saw the Princess rainy day cavalcade too with the Boo To You characters up on the train station. Lines were long (for me) 30-60 minutes for most attractions and I was just wet and not having it. I'm going back on the 8th during the week to hopefully see everything else and try some halloween treats.

MisterPenguinSep 21, 2020

MisterPenguinSep 21, 2020

Your expectations aren't based in reality. Disney clearly marketed what would be available for Halloween, and it wasn't the extravagance of previous years fueled and paid for by large crowds and the party nights. You already are getting something new this year which you wouldn't have had last year: some of the Boo to You floats during the day at no party upcharge. Disney is only getting somewhere of 10-20% of their usual paying customers. Furloughed employees are still furloughed. College Program and International employees are (almost) non-existent. Contracted companies are understaffed. We're still in a pandemic. Complaining that WDW didn't go all-out on Halloween decorations is like complaining there's no fireworks: a complete disregard for extenuating circumstances. And if you don't want to pay full price for a park with less Halloween decorations or no fireworks... don't go.

drizgirlSep 21, 2020

Not worth it to them to put them up for only a month.

Giss NericSep 21, 2020

You expect that cause you're used to extravagant decorations from Disney every year. Maybe this year they will REALLY start Halloween decorations and festivities in October and not August/September and start Christmas after Thanksgiving or December and not early November.

Goofnut1980Sep 20, 2020

While I get that, at the same time. Their schedule Halloween would have already been done during Christmas last year when it came back from being on-stage. Not to mention, you can't publish that you are doing Fall/Halloween and then barely do anything with it. Just don't say anything at all if you are not going to do it as what is expected by guests. I just think they could have don't something the next night. Makes me wonder what will happen for Christmas decor. They already aren't doing Gingerbread anything this year. So that is a labor and cost savings. But then lost revenue when people aren't buying the gingerbread to pay for the display that is done. Catch 22 I guess.

drizgirlSep 20, 2020

I think that ship sailed. :(