Disneyland’s Three Onsite Hotels Pull Out All The Stops This Halloween
It’s the spooktacular Halloween Season at Disneyland Resort and if you’ve never taken a Halloween-themed vacation you don’t know what you’re missing! Fun and frightfully delightful, each of the three onsite hotels at Disneyland Resort provides the perfect getaway to enjoy the season with spooktacular displays, sweet treats and more!
Check out some of the bewitching details:
Ooooh and Ahhh at Oogie Boogie
Let’s start with our favorite Halloween display found in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. This towering Oogie Boogie is nothing short of a confectionary masterpiece. Check out all that’s involved in making this giant Halloween treat come to life:
- 260 pounds of powdered sugar
- 380 eggs
- 220 pounds of rice cereal
- 95 pounds of marshmallow
- 80 pounds of butter
- 120 pounds of dark chocolate
- 80 pounds of white chocolate
- 480 pounds of fondant
- 370 hours of planning and hands-on work
- 13 hidden Mickeys!
To learn more sugary secrets, Grand Californian is also giving guests the opportunity to meet a pastry chef in front of the display from 3 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through October 2019.
Happy Halloween Treats
If viewing delectable Oogie Boogie has made your work up an appetite then you’ll want to head to the nearby snack cart at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa for Mickey-shaped cookies, Oogie Boogie crispy treats, poison apple cookies, zombie Mickey whoopie pies, caramel apple cake, cookie shots with cotton candy milk, cookie boxes and different villain cookies each week.
For fans of the pumpkin spice latte, you can pick up one at Coffee House at the Disneyland Hotel and PCH Grill and Surfside Lounge at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. For the adults we recommend, the Sea Witch speciality cocktail (featuring rum, blue curaçao, grenadine, and Sprite) which can also be found at each of the dining locations at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.
Even More Décor
Ursula and her “poor unfortunate souls” have taken over Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel with her tentacles enveloping the lobby, while the Disneyland Hotel pays homage to the 50th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion with themed décor.
Decorate Your Hotel Room, Halloween Style
The Halloween fun isn’t just limited to the lobby. You can surprise your loved ones with Disney Halloween themed goodies delivered right to your Disneyland Resort hotel room. The magic makers from Disney Floral & Gifts can deliver a Halloween treats pumpkin bucket, candies and plush to your room. Alternatively, there’s the Disney Halloween In-Room Celebration including a door sash, blanket, a Mickey Mouse collapsible bucket, plush, luminaries, glow necklaces and more. For more details and prices, please call 714-781-4438 or visit www.DisneyFloralandGifts.com.
Trick-or-Treating for Hotel Guests
On select afternoons in October, guests staying at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort are invited to enjoy exclusive, complimentary trick-or-treat festivities. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, the Disneyland Hotel, and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel will have a treat map of locations, so little ghosts and goblins (and their parents) can visit all three hotels. Hotel guests are encouraged to sign up at the Guest Services desk when you check-in at your hotel.
Paint a Villain!
Experience what it might have been like to be a Disney Ink & Paint artist! During select days this Halloween season, join us as you paint Ursula or Captain Hook and learn about the history on the Disney hand-drawn animation cel process. This complimentary, one-hour class at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel and is exclusive for guests at Disneyland Resort and is recommended for ages 6 and older. Supplies are provided; space is limited and registration is required.
Eerie A Cappella: The Skeletones singers perform in front of Oogie Boogie at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on select evenings in October. Be mesmerized by their harmonizing tunes!
Stay and Save
As a special Halloween treat, Guests can save up to 25 percent off select stays at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Disneyland Hotel most Sunday through Thursday nights from October 13, 2019 to December 19, 2019. Book now through December 5.*
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