Get ready for a ghoulishly good time at the creepiest place on Earth this Halloween! This year Disneyland Resort will undergo a scary transformation and everyone is welcome to enjoy great treats and screams for the Fall Holiday. 2013 makes the first time that the Resort will extend the holiday from Friday the 13th until Halloween, October 31st, This means you have a longer time to enjoy pumpkins, candy apples and spooky occasions.
Haunted Mansion Holiday: In the quiet corner of New Orléans Square, there is a grand manor that is surrounded with trees and a spooky air that hovers over the fine home but during the Halloween and Christmas season, something transforms the Haunted Mansion into something completely different! The Haunted Mansion is embellished with decorations that combine both of the holidays such as Halloween-themed wreaths and a creepy pumpkin scarecrow dressed as Santa Claus! The residents of Halloweentown are back and staying with the 999 ghosts of the Haunted Mansion. Vsit your favorite Nightmare Before Christmas characters such as Jack Skellington and the Oogie Boogie Man at the Haunted Mansion Holiday from September 13th until the end of the Christmas Holiday season.
Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy: There is something peculiar at Tomorrowland's Space Mountain. A freaky phantasm has claimed the attraction and if you are lucky you mat get away from the strange being who wants to claim you in his clutches. Zoom through the stars and encounter strange things at the Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy but be careful to not let the nebula ghost get you!
Twilight Zone's Tower of Terror: Hollywood Land is a part of Disney California Adventure that brings visitors to the glamour of Hollywood's Golden Years. See all of the sights and stop by the Twilight Zone's Tower of Terror. While there, revel in the lovely art deco decor in the lobby but there is a mystery in there. Where did everyone go? Why was the Hotel abandoned? Be sure to drop in at the Twilight Zone's Tower of Terror.
Great Things to See!
Pumpkin Festival:Main Street USA is decorated with many carved jack o'lanterns. Have a nice time by grabbing an ice cream from the Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor and stroll around this nostalgic area. Each of the 300 carved pumpkins are decorated uniquely. Be sure to take a picture in front of the large Mickey Mouse Pumpkin.
Halloween Carnival: At a spooky section of the Big Thunder Ranch, an eerie Halloween Carnival takes place. There are fun activities for everyone and Disney villans such as Maleficent walk around for a perfect photo. Your favorite Disney characters are getting into the spirit by dressing up in adorable Halloween costumes. Be sure to take a dance at the Halloween Carnival as the spirited band Bill Hilly and the Haunted Hillbillies will provide some good music and great memories!
Happiest Haunts Tour: The Happiest Haunts Tour is back! Celebrate the frightful season with a tour guide who will take you through the happy haunts of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Ride thrilling attractions, hear scary tales and experience a truly unique time! Call ahead and make reservations at 714-781-TOUR or check here.
Pirates League: Get ready to set sail and embark on a new adventure as the Pirates League is back. Watch your landlubber turn into an adventurous swashbuckler! A potential buccaneer could choose different packages and take the Pirates' Oath. Watch as ghosts and spirits fly and explode in the night!
Halloween Screams Firework Show: The Halloween Screams Firework Show is arriving back to haunt the skies of Disneyland Park. Hosted by Jack Skellington and his friends, this firework show is sure to give chills and moments of delight.
Treats and Halloween Gear
Delicious Food: Halloween means temping treats and scary bumps in the night. Stop by areas such as the Jolly Holiday Cafe where there are sure to be some delicious Fall-themed pastries and meals. What is Halloween without a caramel apple? At shops throughout Disneyland, DCA and Downtown Disney, the Halloween Minnie Apple, Pumpkin Mickey Apples and the scrumptious Jack Skellington apple will be making an appearance and premiering this year a new gooey treat will arrive! The Skull Apple! According to the Disney Parks Blog Putting the 'Gore' in Gourmet Applesat Disney Parks By Michelle Harker
This gooey caramel apple delight has been layered with white chocolate to create
the skull effect and can be found starting today at Candy Palace in Disneyland park;
Trolley Treats in Disney California Adventure park; and Marceline’s Confectionery
in the Downtown Disney District.
Halloween Merchandise: There will be Halloween-themed merchandise such as clothing apparel, souvenir mugs and even Mickey Mouse themed hats! Mickey's Halloween Party *
Mickey's Halloween Parties: Every year,Mickey throws a great Halloween bash that is full of spooky and fun times. Dance parties such as the new Monsters U Dance at Tomorrowland Terrace promise to be an awesome night!There will be special trick-or-treat stations with candy and healthy treats and activities for the whole family. Check here for more information.
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