Add Some Halloween Magic To Your Fall With a Visit to Downtown Disney
It is the most frightfully delightful time of the year at Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort and there spooktacular sights, sounds, eats and treats around every corner.
To give you a taste of the fun that awaits, here’s a quick rundown of activities you won’t want to miss!
New! Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit
Brand new for 2022 you can join in the fun of this brand-new scavenger hunt at Downtown Disney District.
You start by purchasing a game board and stickers select Disney merchandise locations. This includes World of Disney.
Now it’s time to start the search! Locate 13 different hidden pumpkins throughout Downtown Disney. Each of the pumpkins is inspired by a different Disney character.
Place the corresponding stickers on your game board and you can redeem your completed map at World of Disney or Disney’s Pin Trader for a special souvenir!
As you stroll through Downtown Disney be sure to have your cameras at the read! The Horticulture and Resort Enhancement teams have been busy feeling planters with 1,100 whimsically painted pumpkins, 2,000 real pumpkins and 300 gourds!
Sink Your Fangs Into…
Now it’s time for my favorite way to celebrate – with food!
Everywhere you turn at Downtown Disney just now you’ll find pumpkin-spiced sweets, savory dishes and spooky cocktails.
Those hunting for Halloween Treats will want to be sure to pop into the following locations:
- Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes
- Ballast Point Brewing Co.
- Uva Bar & Café
- Marceline’s Confectionery
- Kayla’s Cake
- Salt & Straw
From hauntingly fabulous home decor and apparel to everything you need to trick-or-treat in style, World of Disney, Disney Home and The Disney Dress Shop are fully stocked for the Halloween season.
One of our must-have items is this Disneyland Resort spirit jersey.
At Curl Surf, beachwear turns cozy with autumn outfits for your trip to a pumpkin patch or taking a fun hayride in the country!
Get in the Halloween spirit with Pandora’s double-dangle charm featuring Jack Skellington from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” This piece is hand finished in sterling silver, featuring a full moon and night sky made with hand-applied transparent enamel.
Always in season is letting your creativity soar at The LEGO Store, where this fall they are featuring a Halloween owl, a spider and haunted house pack, and thousands of other components to create your next masterpiece!
As six of the 999 Happy Haunts, The SCAREolers will delight you with frightfully fun a cappella music. This ghostly glee club sings your favorite Halloween songs from “I Put a Spell On You” to tributes to your favorite Disney Villains! Be sure to see them perform, Friday through Sunday evenings through October 31, 2021, before they return to their crypt!
Fall TV Fun
Take a stroll over to the Downtown Disney District courtyard to check out the eye-popping banners and movie posters celebrating Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween! Starting October 1 on Freeform, you can enjoy an entire month of Halloween-themed programming filled with all your spooky movie favorites. Don’t forget to watch all October, only on Freeform. Freeform.com/31NightsSchedule
This Saturday only, September 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., ABC’s “The Wonder Years” is helping guests get a head start on trick or treating (emphasis on treating!). Downtown Disney District visitors can revisit their youth with a retro ice cream truck experience! A themed truck will be parked in the district and serving up the best nostalgic treats including ice cream cones and other frozen goodies (while supplies last). Stop by to get your fix, and don’t forget to catch the series premiere of the new original coming-of-age comedy “The Wonder Years” at 8:30/7:30c, Wednesday, September 22, on ABC and stream on Hulu.
Orange you excited for the Halloween season in the Downtown Disney District?!
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