Last month, Kimberly J. Brown announced on social media she would be returning to Halloweentown to help celebrate the classic Disney movie. For those of you who don't know, the first "Halloweentown" movie was filmed in St. Helens, Oregon, and the town celebrates the film every October. They go full-out during the Spirit of Halloweentown festival, complete with a giant jack-o-lantern.
Marnie Brown lit the jack-o-lantern in front of a screaming crowd of 15,000 fans, but not before chanting the "Bey Tiki Mah" spell, because duh. How else can a witch light up a jack-o-lantern without using magic? Well, I guess she could just get a matchstick and do the deed, but where's the fun in that?
Because the past will NEVER die, Brown wore her iconic Marnie costume from "Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge" to the ceremony.
And just like that, she re-entered a beloved place she hadn't set foot in since she was 13 years old.
A one point, she got out her selfie stick, because she admitted, "Unfortunately in real life, my magic powers are a little limited."
She uploaded the video to her YouTube channel, and it's super cute.
While speaking to the ginormous crowd, Brown shared a fun fact about the first movie. Remember when Marnie used the hair dryer that emitted fire? It turns out that wasn't a special effect — the fire was real.
"I actually had to stand with a hair dryer and real flames shout out of it, and it was very hot. Just a little bit. So, that was an interesting day on set, but very fun and I was very safe and all that. But, it was very cool. So, what you see in the movie actually really did happen there," shared Brown.
If you weren't able to attend the festival (like me) you can still see all the magical events that transpired, thanks to the power of YouTube.
Plus, YouTube user Fae Evrnyt was kind enough to upload a video of Brown reciting the spell and lighting the jack-o-lantern, for those of us mortals who couldn't attend the ceremony.
And if your attention span is only so long, you'll be please to know YouTube user Chris Finks uploaded a much shorter video that only shows Brown lighting the pumpkin.
Plus, it's from a different angle than the previous video, so you can get more of the full effect.
To anyone who says magic isn't real, you're wrong. "Magic is really very simple, all you've got to do is want something and then let yourself have it."