From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Michael Ramirez
Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort celebrates the beginning of fall with fun, spook-tacular festivities to experience with all your friends. Whether it’s the eerily transformed attractions you desire or fang-tastic treats you crave, there is something for you and your pack to enjoy!
Sink your teeth into some of these amazing experiences you won’t want to miss this Halloween season:
Brave the Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters after Dark
The Guardians of the Galaxy are continuing their mission by searching for Groot in the Collector’s Fortress at Disney California Adventure park! Save him by teaming up with Rocket to lure the monsters away and make the escape! There may be some ups and downs along the way, so hold on tight! Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! transforms nightly into Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark now through Oct. 31.
Keep eyes peeled for Disney Villains
Join some favorite villains throughout the parks as they stalk on by! They may even pose for a selfie, if you dare to disturb. Be sure to utilize the Disneyland app to see where some of them might be lurking! They might be closer than you think… including Maleficent, Dr. Facilier, Cruella de Vil and more!
Get mesmerized watching “Halloween Screams”
For the first time in nearly a decade, all guests can enjoy a version of the spooky supernatural projection and special effects show at Disneyland park. See Jack Skellington and some favorite Disney villains as they light up the night with favorite Halloween songs. On weekend nights, “Halloween Screams” will be enhanced with jaw-dropping fireworks.
Collect special Haunted Mansion Holiday digital achievements with the Play Disney Parks app*
From the Halloween through the Holiday seasons, enjoy collecting special seasonal digital achievements around the resort when you engage with the Play Disney Parks app. Each month you use the app and ride Haunted Mansion Holiday from now through early January 2020, you will unlock a special achievement themed to “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Plus, beginning in December, guests who collect all four achievements (Jack Skellington now through Sept. 30, Scary Teddy from Oct. 1-31, Zero from Nov. 1-30 and Sally from Dec. 1-Jan. 6) will be able to pick up a complimentary Haunted Mansion Holiday button (while supplies last). Details and information on where to pick up this button will be announced just before they become available in December.**
Venture into the depths with Disney’s Happiest Haunts Tour
From now through Oct. 31, enjoy a Halloween adventure unlike any other throughout the Disneyland Resort. Prove that you’re braver than your friends as you go on a guided journey that takes you through spooky tales and riveting realms through both parks! Visit Disneyland.com for pricing and to learn more about this premium, reservation-only experience, if you dare!
Feast on all the foodie festivities
After a day of fun with your pals, indulge in deliciously decadent drinks and dishes. For a stylish and tasty treat, visit Carthay Circle Restaurant and Lounge and try the Poison Apple-Tini filled with apple whiskey, apple pucker schnapps and cranberry juice.*** It is absolutely sinful! For a non-alcoholic refreshment, try the Green Apple Spell Lemonade from Smokejumpers Grill with sour green apple syrup, cherry pearls and raspberry sauce. Snap photos with our Vampire Mickey Sourdough Bread from Mortimer’s Market and Spider Silk Macaron Sandwich at Clarabelle’s Hand-Scooped Ice Cream!
Drape on hauntingly beautiful outfits and accessories
Wear the fabulous spirit jersey from day to night! It’s themed to the Halloween occasion with orange and black, perfect for matching with friends. Halloween would be nothing without Minnie ear headbands, so be sure to check out all there is to offer, including these cute purple witch ears. Find ghoulish goodies at various locations including, Elias & Co. and Gone Hollywood at Disney California Adventure park, Port Royal Curios and Curiosities at Disneyland park and World of Disney at Downtown Disney District.
Spooked out by these amazing Halloween offerings? Then make sure to visit the Disneyland Resort with your friends! It’s gonna get freakishly fun, so come while the festivities are frightful and delightful!
*Message, data and roaming rates may apply. Availability subject to handset limitations, and features may vary by handset, service provider or otherwise. Coverage and app stores not available everywhere. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first. Separate theme park admission required.
**Button offer will be subject to restrictions and cancellation without notice.
***Guests must be 21 years of age or over to consume alcohol; valid photo ID required.