Limited Time Magic For Walt Disney World and Disneyland – Monstrous Summer All Nighter

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It is the event that we’ve been waiting for to officially kick off a great summer at Walt Disney World and at Disneyland. The weekend is officially almost here.

Guests who visit on May 24 will have the opportunity to spend 24 hours in either the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World or Disneyland and Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort.

Walt Disney World

Those attending at Disney World will have the opportunity to see Mike and Sulley take part in the Move It, Shake It, Celebrate It Street Party. In addition, before the two performances of the Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade, a special pre-parade will take place featuring the duo plus a cheer squad, a marching band playing the MU fight song, and flag corps.

In Tomorrowland, from 4 – 9 pm, guests will be able to boogie down at the Monster Mania DJ Dance Party over at the Rockettower Plaza Stage. From 11 pm – 5 am, that same area will feature back to back showings of Monsters, Inc. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet and greet Mike and Sulley.

Over in front of Cinderella Castle, from 2 am – 5:45 am, take part in the Disney Up All Night Dance Party.

Disneyland Resort

Are you visiting the Disneyland Resort’s version?

First, at Disneyland get ready with your jammies because after midnight in Mickey’s Tootown a Disney Character Pajama Party will take place. Party with your favorite Disney characters! In addition, there will be Disney cartoons, a Mickey Mouse Party Zone with activities for kids, and a DJ. And goodies like hot chocolate, milk and cookies, and other treats will be available for purchase.

Those in Tomorrowland will be able to meet Star Wars characters, plus be sure to take advantage of the TLT Monstrous Dance Club found at Tomorrowland Terrace starting at midnight and lasting until 5:30 am.

In addition, at the Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre, a Royal Swing Ball will take place from 10 pm – 1:40 am.

Over at Disney California Adventure, check out the Hollywood Viewing Party of Monsters, Inc. playing inside the Muppet*Vision 3D theater starting at 9 pm. The Mad T Party will also take place in Hollywood Land at 9 pm. Also found in Hollywood Land will be the Monsters University dorms. Make sure not to miss the new Monsters University themed float for the Pixar Play Parade, and stop by for a meet up where you can greet Mike and Sulley.

Merchandise and Food


Lots of great new merchandise and food options will be available that evening. For example, there will be a special t-shirt featuring Mike Wazowski and special ear hats featuring designs specific to Mike and Sulley. These can be purchased at The Emporium at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, as well as at Elias and Co. at Disney California Adventure.


For the foodies, special food options will include blue and green cotton candy, candy apples, cake pops, and specialty cupcakes like the one show at the left, to name a few.


If you’ll be there attending the event on either coast, make sure to check out the special meets that TouringPlans is hosting.

The parks will be open from 6 am on May 24 until 6 am on May 25.

Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at

One thought on “Limited Time Magic For Walt Disney World and Disneyland – Monstrous Summer All Nighter

  • May 21, 2013 at 11:09 am

    Do you know if the T-shirts will be available throughout MK or just in Main Street Emporium? Getting shirts the morning of the Leap Day event was chaotic so I’m hopeful WDW will give more options for getting the merchandise on Friday.


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