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Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort

This article is about the Halloween Time happenings at the Disneyland Resort Parks.

 Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort returns for more spook-tacular days than ever this year, enchanting guests of all ages with frightfully fun experiences themed especially for the season, from Sept. 6 through October 31, 2019.

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Eerie encounters and fiendish fun await guests at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park as favorite experiences are transformed into dreadful delights. With seasonal attraction overlays, Halloween-themed décor and food and beverage offerings, plus encounters with dastardly Disney villains, happy haunts will materialize around every corner.

The guest-favorite Mickey’s Halloween Party is currently on hiatus as Oogie Boogie's Bash makes its debut in Disney California Adventure Park with select nights of after-hours fun. This separate-ticket event features some exclusive entertainment, Disney characters in their Halloween attire, trick or treating at locations throughout Disney California AdventurePark and a chance for the entire family to visit this exclusive after hours party in costumes (see Disney for rules on costumes).

Oogie Boogie Bash Party Dates are on select Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning September 17 - October 31st, 2019.  Prices varies by date between $110 - $145 per person.  Several dates are already SOLD OUT.  


  • Villainous – NEW!
  • Deep down there’s a little Villain in all of us! Head to Paradise Bay for an all-new, event-exclusive nighttime extravaganza brought to life by the sights, sounds and magic of World of Color.
  • Redwood Creek Challenge Trail Transformed – NEW!
  • Explore Redwood Creek Challenge Trail like never before as Disney Villains create an enchanting world, twisting the forest into a hauntingly beautiful grove of color, sound, light and shadow.
  • Immersive Treat Trails – NEW!
  • Collect goodies along trails featuring eerie music, themed décor and the Villains themselves—including Oogie Boogie and the Mad Hatter—as they oversee the festivities from their thrones.
  • Trick-or-Treating
  • Tempt your sweet tooth! Visit candy cauldrons at treat stations throughout the park.
  • DescenDance – NEW!
  • Drop by the Backlot area of Hollywood Land for a pulsating dance party with the Isle of the Lost dance crew! Get into the groove while learning new moves set to hit songs from Disney’s Descendants films.
  • Frightfully Fun Parade
  • Don’t miss this spirited howl-o-ween parade, where some of your favorite Disney Characters march in masquerade along with a cadre of Villains and Characters from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • Mickey’s Trick & Treat – NEW!
  • Don’t miss Mickey and friends as they headline a live show filled with not-so-scary Halloween tales—at the Disney Theater in Hollywood Land.
  • Character Encounters
  • Seize the chance to meet, greet and pose with some of Disney’s most popular Characters decked out in their Halloween costumes.
  • Carthay Circle
  • Hold onto your hats as clouds of black bats coil ‘round Carthay Circle’s Bell Tower while spellbinding effects transform the building.
  • Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party at Disney California Adventure Park
  • Select nights September 17 through October 31, 2019
  • Party 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Park mix-in begins at 2:00 PM on Sundays as well as October 29 and 31, 2019
  • Park mix-in begins at 3:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays

If the Oogie Boogie Bash is not your thing, don't worry there are several other fun things happening in both parks included with your Regular Daily Park admission.

Disney California Adventure Park:

A spell will be cast as guests enter Disney California Adventure park to celebrate the season. Oogie Boogie takes over with his twisted tale of a forever Halloween, inspired by “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Oogie Boogie’s oversized silhouette will beckon guests through the main entrance of the park, and hover over a swarm of bats that circle around Carthay Circle Restaurant and Lounge.

Halloween décor extends along Buena Vista Street to Carthay Circle, where guests will encounter a 10-foot-tall statue of the Headless Horseman holding his jack-o-lantern head to the sky.

The citizens of Cars Land celebrate Halloween by turning Radiator Springs into Radiator Screams. The entire land is transformed with a special Haul-O-Ween makeover as the townsfolk of Radiator Springs don Halloween costumes and decorate their respective homes for the season.

Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree takes on a spooky tone as Mater’s Graveyard JamBOOree

Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters gets a seasonal twist to become Luigi’s Honkin’ Haul-O-Ween.

Guests will encounter Lightning McQueen, Mater, Cruz, and Red in “car-stume” as they get ready to go “trunk-or-treating.”

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! transforms nightly into Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark, bringing Halloween adventure to this popular attraction. As the sun sets, the attraction’s exterior goes dark and then suddenly powers back up with lighting effects, a signal that something has gone awry. The Guardians have successfully escaped The Collector’s Fortress, but have accidentally left Groot behind. Guests help Rocket distract the creatures that have been released so he can rescue Groot in this exciting seasonal overlay.

Disneyland Park:

The Halloween magic continues at Disneyland park, where guests will enjoy beautiful décor on Main Street, U.S.A., including a giant Mickey Mouse jack-o’-lantern and a Pumpkin Festival.

Haunted Mansion becomes Haunted Mansion Holiday, inspired by the Walt Disney Pictures classic “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” The seasonal attraction celebrates the collision between Halloween and Christmas as Jack Skellington offers his unique take on the holidays.

Meet the Pumpkin King Jack Skellington and Sally for a special photo and meet & greet opportunity in New Orleans Square

End the night Frightful Fun… with a Spirited Twist!

Your nocturnal delight kicks off with an eerie greeting from your “Master of Scare-omonies” Jack Skellington and his ghostly dog Zero—spirits from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. As Jack and Zero fade into the night leaving you to enjoy what’s to come, settle in and embrace the jump-worthy collision of sights and sounds—soaring flames, projections of rising ghosts and classic Disney villains like Maleficent and Ursula the Sea Witch—all set to a medley of Halloween-inspired songs… one showstopper after another.

Finally, as you reach the grand finale, there’s no need to be shy. Feel free to sing—or scream―along! Plus, on select nights, you’ll also be able to watch sparkling fireworks possess the sky.

*Information Provided by Disneyland News.

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