Guide to Special Events at Disneyland® Park in October
Disneyland® Park is one of the most exciting places to visit with your family for Halloween. The park is a great destination to visit year-round in beautiful Anaheim, California, but this month in October, there is even more happening at Disneyland® and plenty of adventures to be had with spooky Halloween surprises. Don’t miss out on these fantastic special events at Disneyland® Park this October!
Disneyland® Park is offering happy Halloween hauntings all through October. The park is celebrating in style with spooky decorations at every turn. There will be creepy cobwebs and silly specters on the loose so that you can get your fill of Halloween spirit and candy, too! Oogie Boogie, the bodacious boogeyman from Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas will greet you on your entrance to the park with his mini-gate marquee. The Headless Horseman statue also guards Buena Vista street along with other devilish decorations.
Your favorite Disney® characters will all be available to meet and take a quick picture. They will be decked out in their Halloween gear, so wear your favorite Halloween costume. All the way from Halloween Town, the Pumpkin King himself, Jack Skellington, will be making an appearance with his good friend Sally from Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas. You can find them hanging out near the Haunted Mansion in New Orleans square.
Haunted Mansion Holiday
Think you can handle the spine-chilling mayhem that ensues when the Halloween Town residents cause holidays to collide? Combining the merry and macabre, the classic mansion is receiving a festive makeover this October that is sure to raise your holiday spirit, and maybe some other spirits, too! Halloween tinsel adorns the gates and roof, while giant jack-o-lanterns sport Santa hats and candy canes. Jack Skellington and his crew are behind this festive twist on the classic ride. He and his pals will be nearby to wish you, “Season’s Screamings!”
Mainstreet Pumpkin Festival
The iconic Mainstreet section of the Disneyland® Park is receiving a Halloween makeover this October. You will want to spend as much time as possible viewing the incredible attractions carved out around you during the Main Street Pumpkin Festival.
A frightful helping of ornately-carved and unique pumpkins is spread all over the shops and theaters of Mainstreet. In the center, stands a giant Mickey Mouse pumpkin. Goofy-grinned jack-o-lanterns and your favorite Disney® characters will all be there to greet you in pumpkin form. Once dark settles over the park, these pumpkins will light up the eerie night.
Halloween Screams Show
Throughout October, there will be a special Halloween show that can be viewed at night before closing of the park. Hosted by Jack Skellington and his ghost dog Zero, the proceedings are filled with frights and songs. A true spectacle of spookiness, there are ghostly apparitions that float into the night air, pillars of crackling flames, and appearances by your favorite Disney® villains like Maleficent and Ursula the Sea Witch. Sing (or scream) along to the assortment of Halloween songs played over the chilling visions. On select nights, the show will end with brilliant fireworks in the night sky.
Halloween in Cars Land
Swing by the Cars Land section of the park for more supernatural delights. Your favorite buddies from the hit film Cars will be rolling around Radiator Screams dressed in their Halloween best. The whole town will be lit up for truckloads of spine-chilling fun and laughs. Get pictures with Lighting McQueen, Tow Mator, Cruz, and the rest of the Cars crew in their special Halloween costumes. Will you be able to recognize them all?
Stop by Luigi’s Honkin’ Haul-O-Ween for a ghoulishly good time. Think you have moves that can wake the dead? You have come to the right place for the best dance party in Radiator Screams! Luigi and his brother Guido put an ominous twist on classic songs from Italy, such as “Terror-antella” or “The Chop Top of Carsoli,” and much more. The brothers’ tire shop is also smartly decorated in an abundance of spooky spirit.
Fun still doesn’t end in Cars Land with Mator’s Graveyard Jam-BOO-ree ride. The trusty tow truck is getting into the Halloween groove with the rest of Radiator Screams. Swirl around to Haul-O-Ween music with tractor-trailer dance partners. Mater sings out country jams with an eerie twist, with songs like “Welcome to Radiator Screams,” “Monster Truck Smash,” and other creepy ballads.
Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark
The hit experience Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! is transformed this October at Disneyland® Park for Halloween adventures. Fight alongside Rocket Racoon during his mission to save his best friend Groot from fiendish creeps on the loose. You and Rocket will have to break into the Collector’s fortress to rescue Groot before the creatures prowling around find him first. With thrilling drops and dips, this ride is sure to be a frightful delight!
Oogie Boogie Bash
This special after-hours Halloween party is taking place on select nights all through October. With special shows, treat trails, and more bloodcurdling fun at every corner, you will not want to miss out on this awesome opportunity at Disneyland® Park.
The new show Villainous is premiering at the party. A nighttime extravaganza is displayed over Paradise Bay with fountains, lights, mist, lasers, projections, and special effects. The show follows the tale of young Shelley Marie as she begins a villainous journey of discovery.
Mickey Mouse himself will be hosting an interactive stage show with the rest of his pals, where dancing and Halloween magic abound. There will also be a not-too-spooky story, as well as a special treat.
If you’re looking for a frightfully fun, trick-or-treat experience at Disneyland® Park, head down the treat trails in search of delectably sweet confections. Every twisting and winding path is filled with colorful characters and always ends in a pile of yummy candy.
Capping off this night of fun is the Frightfully Fun Parade. Your favorite Disney® characters will waltz down the streets of Disneyland® Park in their Halloween costumes, accompanied by a number of classic monsters and ghouls like the Headless Horseman. Disney® villains flash their mystic powers, along with a fierce dragon!
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