Celebrate Halloween with a Disney twist all month long with at-home activities and ideas for fans and families, a shopDisney “Halloween Dance Party” contest and more Halloween fun!
GLENDALE, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2020) — While Halloween may feel a little different this year, it’s time to get in the spooky spirit with Disney: put on your favorite costume, turn up the haunting hits and tune in for some seasonal movies all month long. Today, Disney is kicking off six weeks of Halloween-themed activities, experiences to keep fans tricking, treating and celebrating.
Counting down to October 31, fans can watch their favorite Halloween movies and shows on Disney+, then visit the dedicated “Everything Halloween” page on the Disney Parks Blog to discover the latest and greatest ways to keep the Halloween spirit and create magic #DisneyHalloMoments at home. Fans and families will find coloring and activity sheets, costume inspiration, make-up and decorating tutorials from Parks pros, recipes and DIY ideas inspired by Disney Parks attractions, surprise entertainment moments from inside the Parks and more as #DisneyHalloMoments will feature themed weekend activities for guests to get in the spooky spirit.
Boo! “Fright Night” Weekend (September 24-27)
Stream “Lonesome Ghosts” and “The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad” on Disney+
Frighten up your family’s night with this Halloween activity page featuring Mickey & friends.
Get spooked with Halloween in-game events in some of your favorite mobile games:
- Starting October 8, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena will be offering new events for players to leverage their collection of characters to battle against iconic Disney villains, with more surprises and new reveals coming later in the month.
- Disney Emoji Blitz will hold a variety of spooky in-game events throughout October, including events for Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
- This October, jump into Disney Magic Kingdoms to enjoy special events and offers to celebrate Halloween!
- On October 19, American Dad! Apocalypse Soon will let fans jump into the “The Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls” episode.
Cozy up with a cup of cider and a good book with a few of our Halloween favorites for the whole family:
- Young readers will love getting ready to trick-or-treat with Mickey and the gang with Mickey and Friends: Ready for Halloween!
- For the middle schooler who likes thrills and chills, a Fright-o-meter rates each story for levels of scariness in Don’t Read This Book Before Bed
- After the kids (finally) go to bed, tap into your creative side with Art of Coloring: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Woof! “Pets…and Treats!” Weekend (October 1-3)
Stream “James and the Giant Peach” and “Frankenweenie” on Disney+
Halloween isn’t just for humans – Pets can join in the fun with a range of dog costumes including Buzz, Woody, Olaf, Maleficent and more. Pups deserve a treat with these Mickey-shaped pumpkin and peanut butter cookies.
For treats of the human kind, whip up a frightfully easy Halloween snack with spooky Mickey donuts and get a taste of Fall with recipes from the new cookbook Disney Eats, available October 6.
It’s Good to be Bad! “Villains & Witches” Weekend (October 8-11)
Stream “Descendants” and “Hocus Pocus” on Disney+
Heroes are fun but sometimes it’s good to be bad! It’s the perfect time to dress up as your favorite Disney Villain or baddie including Maleficent, Ursula or Oogie Boogie.
Out of this World! “Monsters & Aliens” Weekend (October 15-18)
Stream “Monsters, Inc.” and “The Simpsons” on Disney+
Check out the new Pixar “Alien Remix” collection featuring the iconic Toy Story Aliens in an all new light on stationery, pajamas, plush and other clothing items.
Tune into Freeform throughout the month of October to catch your favorite villains, witches, monsters and aliens in Halloween movies including Hocus Pocus, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice and more. Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween begins October 1.
Terrifying Tunes! “Spooktacular Songs” (October 22-25)
Stream “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Frozen” on Disney+
Turn up the jams with a Disney Halloween playlist featuring a Villains anthem like “Gaston” to the eerie Twilight Zone Tower of Terror theme.
Show off your moves and enter the shopDisney “Halloween Dance Party”* for a chance to win 1 of 4 $1,000 Disney Gift Cards to use on shopDisney.com or at a Disney store. How to enter: download the new Halloween song ‘Halloween Dance Party‘ or use the song directly from Instagram or Reels. Dress up in your favorite Disney, Star Wars, PIXAR, Marvel costumes and make a 30-second video dancing to the Halloween Dance Party song. Post the video on Instagram using #ShopDisneyContest and follow @shopdisney on Instagram.
Halloween Weekend (October 30-31)
Stream “Twitches” and the rest of your Halloween favorites on Disney+
Get your house Halloween-ready with decor and decorations like this Jack Skellington Holiday Wreath or a Poisoned Apple Votive Candle Holder. Add a touch of magic to your porch with the vampire Mickey pumpkin-carving template or Create Boo’s door in your living room for a Monsters., Inc. movie night.
Stay tuned for additional sweeps and content throughout the month and be sure to shop the latest Halloween costumes, accessories, apparel and home decor from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars at shopDisney.com.
*shopDisney “Halloween Dance Party”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter Contest between 9/18/20 at 12:00 PM PT and 10/18/20 at 11:59 PM PT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., who are 18+ at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. See Official Rules shopdisney.com/HalloweenContest for full details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, prize descriptions and limitations. Void where prohibited.
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