Disney provides more entertainment details for the upcoming 'Villains Unleashed' special event

Jul 23, 2014 in "Villains Unleashed"

Posted: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:43pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

The official Disney Parks Blog has today released some more specific information about the entertainment line-up for the hard ticket event, 'Villains Unleashed.'

Taking place on August 23 2014 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, tickets remain on sale at https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events/villains-unleashed/purchase/. Pricing is $67 for adults, and $62 for children plus tax.

Here is the full rundown of 'Villains Unleashed' entertainment.

Hades Hangout

The party kicks off at 8 p.m. at the main event stage, where hosts Hades, Megara, Pain and Panic are killing ‘em with comedy. They’re joined throughout the night by the Underworld Dancers, DJ Igg Nite, live music from Bernie Briquette and Brimstone, and a rogues gallery of roaming rottens, from the Queen of Hearts and Sheriff of Nottingham to the Big Bad Wolf and Captain Hook.

Villains Dominion

For this one special night, the Streets of America area of the park will be swarming with baddies. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to meet favorites like Cruella De Vil, Jafar, Dr. Facilier and Gaston, along with more rarely seen baddies such as Shan Yu from “Mulan,” Bowler Hat Guy from “Meet the Robinsons,” or Captain Gantu and Dr. Hämsterviel from “Lilo & Stitch: The Series.” In addition to these dedicated villain encounters, you may spot even more wandering evildoers in the area. Look for Judge Claude Frollo, Lady Tremaine, Anastasia, Drizella, and more!

The Dark Side

During “Villains Unleashed,” the area around Star Tours – The Adventures Continue becomes a wretched hive of scum and villainy, the place to find nefarious bounty hunter Boba Fett, Sith apprentice Darth Maul, and the ultimate villain – Darth Vader! And that’s not all! Wandering the area, you’ll stumble upon more malcontents from that galaxy far, far away: Zam Wessel, Aurra Sing, Asajj Ventress, Jango Fett, Greedo, Jawas, and others.

Villainous Encounters

Visit Stage 4 (where The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow attraction is seen during the day), and you can “Parlay” with the one and only Hector Barbossa. And just around the corner in the Animation Courtyard is where you’ll discover a bit of the Moors, where you can have an audience with the mistress of all evil, Maleficent!

Oogie Boogie’s Freaky Funhouse Show

Over on Sunset Boulevard, Theater of the Stars presents a production of extreme performances, hosted by the original master of scare-monies, Oogie Boogie. It’s an all-new show that’s sure to thrill!


Strolling up Sunset Boulevard, a gang of villainous henchmen, known as the Night Crawlers, tempt you to join them for a special pre-show to the evening’s performance of Fantasmic!, itself a celebration of the power and intrigue of some of the greatest Disney villains.

“Villainy in the Sky” Fireworks

Ultimately, Hades summons Maleficent to the main event stage to close things out with a devilishly dazzling display of pyrotechnics!

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wendysueSep 05, 2014

Apologies....It's still wrong to charge extra for ANY debacle..:greedy:

asianwaySep 03, 2014

Wrong thread this is about the DHS villain debacle, not the MNSSHP villain debacle.

wendysueSep 03, 2014

I read a review from another place on this. It was NOT good. The man said that not only did he feel he "wasted" his money, but it took time away from riding the rides and trick or treating for candy and other fun. Won't be wasting money on it. Disney is getting ridiculous with the extra charge for everything.

Matt_BlackSep 03, 2014


asianwaySep 03, 2014

One bear to rule them all

CaptainShorttySep 03, 2014

All I'll say is he wasn't allowed to attend the evenings festivities. He was originally on the proposed list.

Tori427Sep 03, 2014

Lol yeah, that was probably my selfie collage. The guy is awesome, let me take a selfie with him real quick and then others lined up after. I had seen him at the 24 hr event getting his picture with Lotso and we thought he was fantastic! He should work for Disney, just show up as Stinky Pete everyday!

Matt_BlackAug 29, 2014

Tell him I saw some photos and he did an amazing job!

PhotoDave219Aug 29, 2014

I've befriended a few in entertainment. I always let them reach out to me. If they dont, then thats how it is.

PhotoDave219Aug 29, 2014

That was a very good friend of mine.

Next Big ThingAug 29, 2014

Was probably the same Stinky Pete that was at the 24 Hour Disney event. There was a guest dressed as him there that looked 100% authentic. We thought he worked for Disney.

asianwayAug 28, 2014

I agree, but it does reach a point of being unhealthy. I see people going to see certain ones multiple times a week on social media, and I don't think it's their friends. The absolute craziest thing I saw once was in Tokyo. A twenty something girl grabbed Donald's arm and would not let go. Security had to escort them both off stage.

drew81Aug 28, 2014

I kind of relate the thing about adults seeing characters to wrestling. Wrestling fans know it's scripted and storylines are fake. They still go and watch and enjoy it. It's not like the wrestler characters exist in real life. They enjoy seeing the wrestlers and/or meeting them at the airport *cough CM Punk cough*. Those fans still go and spend millions of dollars on entertainment even though they know it is not real. Disney character fans enjoy meeting the characters. I would say for most it is the memory of meeting a favorite from their favorite movie or meeting a character that is very hard to meet or see. If someone isn't to that, that is fine. Some are and find it to be fun almost like a scavenger hunt.

merry68Aug 28, 2014

It was a guest. We saw him outside of Disney Jr, he was very convincing even more so in person.