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2024 Disney World Halloween Events (a complete guide)

2024 Disney World Halloween Events (a complete guide)

Boo. To. You. Happy Halloween!

Halloween at Walt Disney World is the most spook-tacular time of year.

Don’t worry, even though there are grim grinning ghosts, Disney World’s celebrations are family-friendly and far less frightening compared to another Halloween Orlando-based event (looking at you, Halloween Horror Nights) that many people love.

But, if you’re not into super scary celebrations or are traveling with little ones, Disney World Halloween events are the way to go.

carlotta mickey's not so scary halloween party

Whether you’re a local or planning a Disney Halloween trip, it’s important to know the ins and outs of spooky season at Disney World, including dates, special events, treats, decorations, and more.

If you’re wondering about the Disney World Halloween events happening in 2024, grab some candy corn (sorry, not sorry, it’s the best) and keep reading.

Important note: some of the information below is from 2023 and will be updated as new information is released for 2024.
Please check back often for updates.

Disney World Halloween 2024 dates

Spooky season at Walt Disney World usually begins in early August and runs all the way through the end of October (and sometimes even until November 1).

The dates for Magic Kingdom’s special ticketed event are a good way to judge when Halloween-time starts.

For 2024, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) will run from Friday, August 9, 2024 all the way until Thursday, October 31, 2024.

And, be aware that decor usually goes up a few days before these dates.

cinderella castle mickey's not-so-scary halloween party

So, if you’re traveling to Disney World in August, prepare yourself for all things Halloween at Magic Kingdom extremely early in the season.

We’ve visited Disney World plenty of times during Halloween, and it still feels strange to be celebrating Halloween during a hot summer day.

But, if anyone can pull it off, it’s Disney.

Magic Kingdom at Halloween

Magic Kingdom is the only Disney World theme park that decorates for Halloween.

The majority of decorations, treats, and events will be found here.

Cinderella castle halloween boo bash

Keep in mind not everything that occurs at Magic Kingdom for Halloween will be available to all park guests.

Let’s break it down.

Halloween fun available to all Magic Kingdom guests

  • Decorations (Mickey Pumpkins and other fall decor along Main Street, U.S.A)
  • Most merchandise
  • Most treats, snacks, and drinks
  • Select Disney PhotoPass photos and Magic Shots available through November 1 (be sure to ask all PhotoPass photographers if they have any spooky-themed Magic Shots), including:

Autumn display – in Town Square by the flag pole

halloween 2022 photopass magic kingodm main street

Autumn Tinker Bell – park entrance, along Main Street U.S.A., in the Cinderella Castle hub grass areas, in Sir Mickey’s Royal Portrait Studio, and on the bridge leading from the Cinderella Castle hub area into Fantasyland

PhotoPass Magic Shot mickey's not-so-scary halloween party Tinkerbelle

Spooky Vintage – most PhotoPass photographers stationed along Main Street, U.S.A.

spooky halloween magic shot magic kingdom

Autumn Leaves – PhotoPass photographers stationed on the bridges leading from the Cinderella Castle hub area to Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Adventureland, and Liberty Square

leaves halloween magic shot magic kingdom

Pumpkins – PhotoPass photographers stationed in the Cinderella Caste hub grass area during nighttime hours only

PhotoPass Magic Shot mickey's not-so-scary halloween party pumpkin topiaries

Hitchhiking Ghosts – in front of Haunted Mansion

hitchhiking ghost halloween magic shot magic kingdom

Cauldron – PhotoPass photographer stationed inside Sir Mickey’s Royal Portrait Studio in Fantasyland

cauldron magic shot at magic kingdom

Halloween Balloons – most PhotoPass photographers stationed along Main Street, U.S.A.

halloween balloons photopass at magic kingdom

Mickey Mouse Jack o’ Lantern – PhotoPass photographer stationed at the flagpole in Town Square, in the Cinderella Castle hub and lawn areas, and at the top of Main Street, U.S.A., just past Casey’s Corner

mickey mouse jack o' lantern fall photopass at magic kingdom
  • 3D photo spots, including a Legend of Sleepy Hollow themed one near Tomorrowland Terrace. Note: there is typically not a PhotoPass Photographer here, except during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
legend of sleepy hollow 3d photo op

Halloween fun only available to Magic Kingdom guests with Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets

  • Party-exclusive merchandise
  • Exclusive event treats, snacks, and drinks
  • Characters in Halloween costumes (rarely do they ever come out during the daytime — this isn’t Disneyland, unfortunately)
  • Halloween Boo to You Parade
  • Halloween fireworks show (Tip: you can see the show from a nearby resort, too. More on that below)
  • Trick-or-treating around the park
  • Special entertainment, like the Cadaver Dans, dance parties, stage shows, and more
  • Exclusive Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party PhotoPass Magic Shots
  • The chance to wear a Halloween costume inside Magic Kingdom
treat station mickey's not-so-scary halloween party

Are special Halloween events at Magic Kingdom worth the price?

It’s truly hard for us to answer this question with a definitive yes or no.

What we can say is…

It ain’t no Disneyland, where select characters roam in Halloween costumes all day long. Yes, Disney California Adventure also hosts a special ticketed event — Oogie Boogie Bash — but Halloween hits different at the happiest place on earth.

Side note: If you can ever visit Disneyland and Disney California Adventure during their holiday celebrations, do it! We can say with 100 percent certainty that you won’t regret it.

But back to Disney World Halloween events…

mickey mouse mnsshp

They are fun and offer the chance to experience rare moments that we as park guests normally don’t get to.

But, these special events cost a big chunk of change. A Disney World vacation is already so expensive. No longer can the average family travel here without breaking the bank.

That’s not to say it isn’t still a magical time, but…

When it comes to making a decision like whether or not you should buy tickets for events like MNSSHP, you have to decide what is worth the cost, what isn’t, and if there’s somewhere else you’d rather spend your money.

Sanderson Sisters at Hocus Pocus Spectacular

If you do attend the party, you will most certainly have fun (just know that it takes some planning). It’s great for groups who want to stay up late or those who enjoy party exclusive-offerings.

Otherwise, you can simply enjoy the Halloween decorations (which truly are great), the limited-time treats, fun Magic Shots, and cute merchandise available to every guest during regular theme park hours.

Plus, Magic Kingdom isn’t the only place to enjoy Halloween. Keep reading!

Hollywood Studios at Halloween

Even though the other parks don’t go all out on decorations like they do over at Magic Kingdom, even Hollywood Studios gets in on the fun with Halloween-themed character dining.

Minnie’s Halloween Dine takes place during select months (usually August through November) at Hollywood & Vine. In 2023, the special character dining runs August 11 and through November 4 (2024 dates have not been confirmed yet).

Typically, you’re able to meet Minnie, Mickey, Pluto, and Goofy in Halloween costumes! Yes, they’re adorable as you can imagine.

Mickey Halloween costume Hollywood & Vine

Reservations here for lunch and dinner are highly recommended, so make sure you book as soon as you can (60 days in advance)!

We’ve dined here many times before, and it’s definitely improved over the years.

Character dining experiences are far from cheap, but if you’re looking to do something extra special (and Halloween-themed), Minnie’s Seasonal Dine is a solid choice.

Animal Kingdom at Halloween

In addition to some Halloween treats that are typically available in the weeks leading up to the holiday, at Animal Kingdom from October 1 – October 31 you can learn to draw a Disney villain like Bruce from “Finding Nemo;” Kaa and Shere Khan from “The Jungle Book;” Tick-Tock from “Peter Pan;” or Scar from “The Lion King.

All of this villain artistry takes place at the Animation Experience at Conservation Station.

Epcot at Halloween

Even Epcot gets in on the Halloween fun! Here’s what you can find there:

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

Returning in 2023 during Epcot Food and Wine is Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit.

The Halloween-themed scavenger hunt begins September 29 and runs through October 31. It usually costs $9.99 (plus tax).

pluto's pumpkin pursuit epcot food and wine scavenger hunt

You should be able to purchase a game board and stickers at select merchandise locations, including Creations Shop, Port of Entry, and World Traveler.

All you have to do is hunt for pumpkins decorated like Disney characters and place the corresponding sticker on your game board once found.

pluto's pumpkin pursuit epcot food and wine scavenger hunt

You aren’t required to complete Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit in one visit, or even finish it at all. After you purchased the game board, you could return it to Disney Traders or World Traveler for a “spooky surprise.”

The game board can be redeemed through October 31.

Important: Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit and Remy’s Hide & Squeak occur at the same time, with the former ending at the end of October and the latter being available through the final day of the Food and Wine Festival.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

While it doesn’t have the spooky theme or offer Halloween treats, it’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

shimmering sips booth items - epcot food and wine 2023

The annual festival usually takes place during Halloween-time at Disney World. The 2024 Epcot Food and Wine Festival begins August 29 and runs on all the way through November 23.

You can keep track of the special event via our complete Epcot Food and Wine Festival guide.

Halloween at Disney Springs

Disney Springs usually gets in a little bit on the spooky season action, too.

Of course, like nearly everywhere else on property, you’ll find seasonal treats available. Plus, Disney Springs also does a bit of fall decorating, too.

And, Fridays-Sunday from Sept. 29 – Oct. 29, you’re also able to catch some live music from the Squad Ghoul at the Waterside Stage every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Zombie Drummers and Skeleton Stiltwalkers will roam Town Center every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October.

Halloween Fireworks at Disney World

There are Halloween-themed fireworks at Magic Kingdom, but they are only shown during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

While fireworks viewing inside Magic Kingdom hits differently, you don’t have to be in the park to enjoy fireworks – you can see and hear them from nearby resorts, too!

fireworks from the Contemporary

The beach at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is a great area to not only watch the fireworks, but also hear the music (it’s usually piped in).

Depending on how late California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is open and based on when Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular runs (usually shows once at 10:00 p.m.), you may be able to catch the fireworks from the restaurant’s balcony.

The same can be said for ‘Ohana at Polynesian. Both dining locations also pipe in the show’s music.

Note: In order to enjoy fireworks from California Grill and ‘Ohana, you must have dining reservations.

Halloween events at Disney World Resort hotels

While the Disney World Resort hotels don’t go all out for Halloween, there are certain limited-time goodies and activities available.

Yes, you can find Halloween treats at Quick Service locations (read more about these treats below), but there are some really other fun Halloween activities at the resorts.

If there are specific activities happening at your hotel, there should be an activity schedule posted (most likely in the lobby). Or, ask a Cast Member!

Fort Wilderness’ Halloween Festivities

If you want to stay at a resort that truly gets into the Halloween spirit, you need to book a reservation at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campsites and Cabins.

These are only just a few of the things you can expect at Fort Wilderness.

Note: If you aren’t a camper, you can stay at the Fort Wilderness Cabins and still participate in all the fun below.


First, the decorations. Did we say the decorations? Campers go all out with the decor they bring to set up at their campsites. It’s pretty remarkable.

It’s like Clark Griswold on Christmas, but with more taste and sometimes even a Disney spin.

Take a look:

Halloween Decorations

And at nighttime:

Halloween decorations

With Fort Wilderness having a campsite decorating contest, it’s no wonder campers go all out.

FYI: Campers do the same when it comes to the holiday season.

Golf Cart Parade

Next at Fort Wilderness’ Halloween extravaganza (not an official name, but totally should be), is the Halloween Golf Cart Parade

Golf cart parades are a holiday Fort Wilderness staple. They even have parades for Christmas and July 4th. This is serious business. They even declare winners.

For Halloween, guests decorate their golf carts like you would your home. And these aren’t just any standard decorations.

These golf carts are transformed into masterpieces, like a massive Magic Band box. You read that right. They even throw out candy! It’s so much fun.

You can watch the 2023 parade here.

Other Halloween Fun

That’s not all, either. Fort Wilderness, of course, also has a pet costume parade and contest.

The resort is even known for having a mummy run, where teams dress up someone with toilet paper to resemble a mummy. The “mummies” then have to run and are judged for their toilet paper attire.

Chip ‘n’ Dale have also been known to wear Halloween costumes (similar to like they’ve worn at Magic Kingdom – below) during Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Campfire Sing-A-Long.

chip 'n' dale - boo bash - magic kingdom

If you’re staying here when these Halloween events are scheduled, you should be able to find registration forms for select activities at the Outpost, the Settlement, or the Meadow Trading Post.

“Return to Sleepy Hollow”

There’s also “Return to Sleepy Hollow,” which includes a showing of the 1949 animated Legend of Sleepy Hollow inside Tri-Circle-D Ranch stables.

The Headless Horseman even makes appearances!

Typically, “Return to Sleepy Hollow” runs on select weekends in late September and October, along with the last full week leading up to Halloween.

Group shot

These were the dates in 2018 (the last time the event was held): September 28-30, October 3-7, October 10-14, 17-21, 24-31 at 8 and 10 p.m.

In 2018, the special event also included a dessert party at 9 p.m. before or after the movie depending on which showing guests watched.

This event could be booked in advance (60 days prior) by calling 407-WDW-TOUR.

According to an April 2023 PlanDisney discussion, “Unfortunately, after speaking with Cast Members and confirming it on the Special Events Calendar there is currently no planned date for this event at this time. That does not mean it won’t happen. It could still make its triumphant return and I’m sure we will know for sure very soon.”

We’ll keep you in the loop if or when more concrete details are shared, including whether or not if it returns for 2024.

Can you visit Fort Wilderness during Halloween if you’re not a resort guest?

This is tricky, but the closer it gets to actual Halloween (October 30 and 31), the stricter they typically are about letting in non-resort guests.

You could try visiting, but know you might be turned away. They’re known to check MagicBands and MagicBand+.

But, some campers set up shop for several weeks. We recommend (depending on your visit) to try exploring Fort Wilderness and the Halloween decorations around early to mid-October.

You may have a better chance of gaining entry than on actual Halloween.

Other Resort Halloween Activities

Here are other ways resorts celebrate Halloween:

  • Cast Members usually carve and decorate pumpkins, which they then put on display at select resort hotels (like Contemporary and BoardWalk). Keep your eyes peeled around late October for these to possibly show up.
  • On or around October 31, most resorts have complimentary Halloween activities, including costume contests, arts and crafts, Halloween movies, and more. Check your hotel’s daily schedule that should be on display in the lobby.

Disney World Halloween decorations

One of the most asked questions we get is, “When do Halloween decorations go up at Disney World?”

This is a very good question. Usually, Halloween decorations will begin to appear in early August. In 2023, the first sign of decor appeared on July 31.

fall gourd decoration in liberty square at magic kingdom

Halloween decorations will remain through the last MNSSHP (the final 2024 part7 is October 31), with holiday decorations going up as early as the following day (usually early November).

Mickey pumpkin

It’s important to note that the only decor guests with standard theme park admission will get to see are the pumpkins, scarecrows, and other fall decor along Main Street, U.S.A.

Sometimes even Liberty Square gets in the autumn spirit with a few decorations.

liberty square fall decorations magic kingdom

During MNSSHP, the castle will have spooky coloring and projections, along with the Haunted Mansion and other areas showcasing special lighting.

And, even though Magic Kingdom is the only park that decorates for Halloween, Disney Springs also has their own fall and Halloween decor, too.

Wearing Halloween costumes at Disney World

Both kids and adults are allowed to wear Halloween costumes during special events like MNSSHP or if a Disney Resort hotel is having a costume contest.

mickey's not so scary halloween party photo op

Disney also has attire guidelines, even when it comes to dressing in a Halloween costume.

Below are the rules, as stated by Disney.

For Guests ages 13 and under:

  • Costumes and some costume masks may be worn; masks must provide unobstructed peripheral vision at all times with openings that allow the eyes to be fully seen.

For Guests 14 Years of Age or Older: Costumes may be worn according to these guidelines. Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from Disney parks, unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards:

  • All Guests may dress as their favorite character, but may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Costumes may not contain any props or accessories that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • Layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body are strongly discouraged and may be subject to additional security screening.
  • Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (for example, full-length Princess dresses) 
  • Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist. 
  • Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts and hats are acceptable.
  • Acceptable accessories include: transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords and tutus. Costume headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face. 
  • Costume masks of any kind may not be worn.

Trick-or-Treating at Disney World

If you’re looking to do some trick-or-treating at Disney World, you can do so while attending MNSSHP.

There are different treat stops, where you can pick up candy that’s included with your party ticket.

mickey's not so scary halloween party - treat stop

There are also select locations offering allergy-friendly treats.

mickey's not so scary halloween party - allergy-friendly treats

As for resorts, on actual Halloween, there is usually trick-or-treating offered and sometimes only to resort guests (but you can always ask to make sure).

Be sure to check your resort’s activity guides to see what is available on Halloween, including trick-or-treating.

Disney World Halloween merchandise

Whether it be general Halloween merchandise available to all guests or exclusive MNSSHP merch, there is always something new to buy during the Halloween season.

In 2023, the following will available to all guests on shopDisney and at Disney World throughout Halloween season.

Mickey Mouse Fab 5 Halloween Collection

2023 Disney Halloween merchandise
mickey pumpkin halloween ear headband
Minnie bat ear headband
2023 neon mickey pumpkin hat
2023 Disney Halloween merchandise
2023 glow in the dark disney halloween loungefly
2023 halloween magicband+
light up mickey pumpkin
2023 mickey and minnie halloween plushes

The Nightmare Before Christmas Collection

Nightmare Before Christmas 2023 apparel
Nightmare Before Christmas spirit jersey
Jack Skellington sling bag
Jack Skellington glow necklace
jack skellington cooler bag

Disney Villains Merchandise

maleficient and disney villains t-shirts
disney villains kids shirt

Disney World Halloween Treats

You can find special Halloween treats at parks, resorts, and Disney Springs. Disney usually releases an official guide detailing what’s available and where.

Here are the limited-time offerings that are available in 2023. The following treats can be purchased during regular hours and also outside of MNSSHP, while the party, itself, has its own exclusive treats.

Magic Kingdom

Main Street Bakery (available August 11 – November 1)

  • Mickey-shaped Cinnamon Roll: Mickey-shaped cinnamon roll topped with orange frosting and sprinkles (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
mickey shaped halloween cinnamon roll

Snack Cart near Cinderella Castle (available August 11 – November 1)

  • Not-So-Poison Apple Churro: Churro rolled in green apple sugar, topped with SNICKERS bar pieces, and drizzled with caramel sauce (New) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
not so poison apple churro at magic kingdom

Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies (available August 11 – November 1)

  • Apple Fritter Milkshake: Salted caramel milkshake topped with green apple whipped cream and an apple fritter (Non-alcoholic) (New) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
apple fritter milkshake at auntie gravity's for halloween

Cheshire Café (available through August 11 – November 1)

  • Queen of Hearts Slushy: Frozen cherry slushy drizzled with black cherry purée and topped with whipped cream and a crown-shaped chocolate piece (Non-alcoholic) (New) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
  • Witches Cold Brew: French Vanilla Joffrey’s Coffee Cold Brew topped with pumpkin-spiced foam and Halloween sprinkles (Non-alcoholic) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
queen of hearts slushy and witches cold brew at cheshire cafe for halloween

Golden Oak Outpost (available August 11 – November 1)

  • Tombstone Tart: Flaky pastry filled with strawberry-jalapeño jam and topped with sprinkles and sugar spiders (New) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
tombstone tart served at golden oak outpost for halloween

Liberty Square Market (available August 11 – November 1)

  • Black Velvet Whoopie Pie: Black velvet cookie with buttercream and sprinkles topped with a sugar spider (New) (also available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
black velvet whoopie pie at liberty square market


Connections Café (Available Oct. 31 only)

  • Mickey Halloween Liege Waffle: Dark chocolate liege waffle with purple and green icing (New)

Sunshine Seasons (Available Oct. 28 through 31)

  • Bat Mousse: Tri-colored layers of candy corn-flavored white chocolate mousse with dark chocolate glaçage and bat wings (New) 

Hollywood Studios

ABC Commissary (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Spider Web Tart: Spiced milk chocolate tart filled with orange curd, pomegranate-molasses whipped cream, candied orange peel, and a dark chocolate spider
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Backlot Express (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Graveyard Cupcake: Fudge-filled chocolate cupcake topped with cookies ‘n cream buttercream, chocolate cookie tombstone, white chocolate bone, and Halloween sprinkles
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Dockside Diner and Fairfax Fare (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Patch Cookie: Pumpkin-spiced snickerdoodle topped with pumpkin-spiced buttercream and pumpkin candies

Hollywood Scoops (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Candy Corn Milk Shake: Vanilla and candy corn milkshake topped with an orange doughnut and Halloween sprinkles

PizzeRizzo (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Halloween Candy Cookie Pizza: Sugar cookie ‘pizza’ topped with strawberry jam, white chocolate, Halloween candy, and sprinkles
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Rosie’s All-American Café (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Woody’s Lunch Box (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Lunch Box Tart: Pumpkin pie-filled pastry tart with marshmallow fondant, candy corn, and Halloween sprinkles

Popcorn Carts Near Grand Avenue, the Tip Board, and the Main Entrance (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Halloween Mickey Brownie: Chocolate brownie with Halloween sprinkles

Animal Kingdom

Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery and Tamu Tamu Refreshments (Available Sept. 29 through Oct. 31)

  • Halloween Colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll: Colossal Mickey cinnamon roll with Halloween-themed icing

Pizzafari and Restaurantosaurus (Available Oct. 16 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Scar Cupcake: Delicious red velvet cupcake with toasted marshmallow filling, chocolate frosting, chocolate pebbles, white chocolate flames, and an edible Scar image

Disney Springs

Amorette’s Patisserie (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)

  • Jack Skellington Éclair: Pumpkin cream éclair (New)
  • Sally Éclair: Caramel-chocolate éclair (New)
  • Oogie Boogie Cream Puff: Cream puff filled with cookies ‘n cream mousse and topped with whipped cream (New) 
  • Maleficent Petit Cake: Layers of vanilla chiffon, caramel, shortbread crumble, and milk chocolate mousse (New) 
  • Mummy Mickey Mouse Dome Cake: Layers of peanut butter-milk chocolate mousse, chewy caramel, peanut crunch, and dark chocolate glaçage (New) 
disney world halloween treat

Dockside Margarita (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 4)

  • Frozen Black Cherry and Apple-Lime Margarita: Patrón Silver Tequila, Grand Marnier Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, lime juice, black cherry purée, and Granny Smith apple garnished with an orange wedge and a cherry

D-Luxe Burger (Currently available through Nov. 23; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Pie Shake: Vanilla gelato blended with pumpkin pie mix, caramel sauce, pumpkin spice, and graham cracker crumbles topped with whipped cream and pumpkin spice

The Ganachery (Available Oct. 1 through Nov. 2)

  • Coco Ganache Squares: Coconut ganache enrobed in dark 65% chocolate (Plant-based)

The Ganachery

  • Donald Candy Corn-Chocolate Piñata: White chocolate piñata filled with pumpkin-spiced marshmallows and crisp pearls (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Pirate Mickey Chocolate Piñata: Milk chocolate piñata with crisp pearls, chocolate treasure coins, and marshmallow treats (Available Oct. 15 through 31) 
  • Jack Skellington Dark Ganache: Grand Cru medium-roasted, custom blend (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Poison Apple Ganache Square: Sour apple ganache enrobed in 65% dark chocolate (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Pumpkin Chai Ganache Square (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31) 
  • Minnie Trick-or-Treat Chocolate Pop: Caramel ganache pop enrobed in 65% dark chocolate (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Caramel Ganache Chocolate Skulls: 65% dark chocolate skulls filled with caramel ganache (Available Oct. 1 through Oct. 31)
  • Haunted Mansion Portrait Bars: Ganache bars with flavors of raspberry, salted caramel, chipotle, and passion fruit (Available through Oct. 31) 
  • Hitchhiking Ghosts Chocolate Chiller: A chilling blend of three chocolates, malted milk, and cream (Non-alcoholic) (Available Sept. 15 through Oct. 31)
disney world halloween treat

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar

  • Witch’s Potion: Tito’s Handmade Vodka, St. Augustine Gin, Bols Blue Curaçao Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, splash of grenadine, and a splash of soda water garnished with a lemon wheel and hibiscus flower (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 4)
  • Cinnamon-Pear Cocktail: Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, pear nectar, lemon juice, and cinnamon simple syrup garnished with a cinnamon stick (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 30)
disney world halloween treat

Marketplace Snacks (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)

  • Halloween Minnie Waffle Sundae: Bubble waffle filled with chocolate soft-serve, orange sauce, chocolate cream cookies, candy corn, and chocolate sticks (New) 
disney world halloween treat

Outdoor Bars (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 4) 

  • Apple Cider Cocktail: Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey, Stoli Vanil Vodka, apple cider juice, red cranberry juice, and grenadine (New) 
  • Halloween Rum Punch: Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Bols Blue Curaçao Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, cranberry juice, and grenadine 
  • Sour Apple Margarita: Patrón Silver Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, DeKuyper Pucker Sour Apple Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, lime juice, and Granny Smith Apple garnished with a lime

Swirls on the Water (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31) 

  • Haunted Mansion Cone: Pistachio and purple cheesecake soft-serve swirled in a black vanilla cone with a Hitchhiking Ghosts chocolate medallion (New) 
  • DOLE Whip Sampler: DOLE Whip and vanilla soft-serve with pineapple wedge, pumpkin and salted caramel soft-serve with caramel sauce and caramel crisp pearls, and pistachio soft-serve and purple cheesecake soft-serve with roasted salted pistachios (New)
  • Apple Cider Slush with Pumpkin Soft Serve: Apple cider, pumpkin soft-serve, and an apple slice (Non-alcoholic) (Alcoholic version available with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky) (New)
disney world halloween treat

Vivoli il Gelato (Currently available)

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Bomboloni: An Italian doughnut stuffed with pumpkin cheesecake filling (New) 
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Bombashake: A milkshake made with pumpkin and cheesecake gelato, caramel sauce, and a Pumpkin Cheesecake Bomboloni on top (New) 
  • Jack-O-Lantern Float: Vanilla gelato, Fanta Orange, and whipped cream (Non-alcoholic)
  • Monster Shake: Mint Chocolate Chip gelato, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and chocolate chips (Non-alcoholic)
  • Vampire Float: Vanilla gelato, Sprite, strawberry sauce, and whipped cream (Non-alcoholic)
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All-Star Movies, All-Star Music, and All-Star Sports

World Premiere Food Court, Intermission Food Court, and End Zone Food Court (Mobile order available)

  • Chicken Adobo Nachos: Blue corn tortilla chips with grilled chicken adobo, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, roasted corn pico, and a zesty pumpkin cheese sauce finished with a cilantro-lime crema and yellow corn tortilla strips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31not available at World Premiere Food Court) 
  • Mickey Pumpkin Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake-chocolate-ginger torte with almond crumble (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 30)
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Art of Animation

Landscape of Flavors (Mobile order available)

  • Chicken Adobo Nachos: Blue corn tortilla chips with grilled chicken adobo, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, roasted corn pico, and a zesty pumpkin cheese sauce finished with a cilantro-lime crema and yellow corn tortilla strips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31
  • The Whoopie Monster: Apple and caramel whoopie pie with marshmallow buttercream (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)
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Animal Kingdom Lodge

Boma – Flavors of Africa, Sanaa, Sanaa Lounge, and Victoria Falls Lounge (Available Sept. 15 through Oct. 31) 

  • Doom-ela South African Margarita: Margarita featuring Patrón Silver Tequila with a South African Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon floater
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The Mara (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Black Cat Tart: Carrot cake topped with orange caramel, toasted coconut, and a pumpkin cheesecake (New)

Beach Club

Beach Club Marketplace (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Captain Hook Cookie: Vanilla sable with strawberry jam, peanut butter ganache, buttercream, and chocolate décor (New)
  • Ursula Tart: Vanilla tart filled with spice cake, chocolate ganache, blackberry pearls, blackberry mousse, and chocolate décor (New)

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Butter Pecan-Pumpkin Shake: Butter pecan ice cream with pumpkin flavoring, caramel and chocolate sauces, and a vanilla cupcake decorated like a Mickey pumpkin with sprinkle décor


BoardWalk Deli and Carousel Coffee (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available at BoardWalk Deli only)

  • Halloween Half Moon Cookie (New) (Available at BoardWalk Deli only)
  • Creepy Cupcake: Vanilla cupcake with blood orange curd filling, vanilla whipped cream, chocolate cookie crumbs, and sugar pumpkins
  • Boo Brownie: Mickey-shaped brownie topped with ganache and buttercream ghosts

Contemporary Resort

Contempo Café (Mobile order available)

  • Caramel Apple-Sugar Cookie (New) (Available Oct. 1 through Nov. 30)
  • Haunted Mansion Éclair: Éclair filled with caramel apple mousse topped with chocolate-caramel ganache with Haunted Mansion edible images (New) (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

Caribbean Beach

Centertown Market and Spyglass Grill (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 30; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin-Hazelnut Tart: Chocolate tart shell filled with hazelnut ganache and spiced pumpkin cheesecake garnished with chocolate décor and candied pumpkin seeds (New) 
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Grand Floridian

Gasparilla Island Grill (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Mike Wazowski Pop: Confetti cake enrobed in green chocolate (New)
  • S’mores Ghost Tart: Graham cracker tart shell filled with ganache, milk chocolate mousse, and topped with a marshmallow ghost (New)
  • Not-So-Poison Apple: Chocolate cauldron filled with apple spice cake, apple filling, and caramel buttercream topped with apple mousse (New)
  • Minnie Mouse Witch Hat Cupcake: Cookies ‘n cream-filled chocolate cupcake enrobed in ganache

Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Trail’s End Restaurant (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Sugar Cookie: Tie-dyed Halloween sugar cookie with buttercream (New)
  • Spooky Mini Cookies and Dipping Cream: Halloween sugar cookies with dipping icing (New)

Polynesian Village Resort

Kona Island (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Vampire Stitch Cake: Chocolate cake with ‘raspberry ice cream cone’ buttercream (New)

Pineapple Lanai (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Not-So-Scary Pumpkin Soft-serve: Pumpkin-spiced flavored soft-serve and coconut haupia with caramel drizzle, graham cracker crumbs, and a white chocolate Mickey-shaped pumpkin

Pop Century

Everything POP Shopping and Dining  (Mobile order available)

  • Chicken Adobo Nachos: Blue corn tortilla chips with grilled chicken adobo, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, roasted corn pico, and a zesty pumpkin cheese sauce finished with a cilantro-lime crema and yellow corn tortilla strips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31
  • The Whoopie Monster: Apple and caramel whoopie pie with marshmallow buttercream (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31) 

Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter and Riverside

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory and Riverside Mill Food Court (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31; Mobile order available)

  • Tombstone Sweet: Chocolate cake, chocolate-coffee mousse, caramel-milk chocolate mousse, and ganache
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Scat Cat’s Club – Café (Located at French Quarter; available Oct. 1 through Nov. 27)

  • Ghoulish Delight Beignets: Three Mickey-shaped beignets dusted with cookies and cream powdered sugar and a ghoulish marshmallow crème drizzle 
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Le Petit Café (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 25) 

  • Pumpkin Napoleon: Pumpkin diplomat cream, spiced diplomat cream, and dark chocolate (New) 

Le Petit Café (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Chocolate-Cherry Coffin: Biscuit sans farine, milk chocolate mousse, and morello cherries (New)

Primo Piatto (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 24; Mobile order available) 

  • Pumpkin-Hazelnut-Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake with hazelnut-chocolate swirl, vanilla whipped panna cotta, and a milk chocolate pumpkin coin 
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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 25) 

  • Apple Tarte Tatin: Praline noisette, apricot jelly, and Chantilly cream (New) 
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Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Old Key West Resort

Good’s Food to Go and The Artist’s Palette (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 30; Mobile order available at The Artist’s Palette only) 

  • Mini Pumpkin: Pumpkin mousse, caramel, dulce crunch, and chocolate décor (New) 
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Wilderness Lodge

Roaring Fork (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Haunted Forest Apple Mousse: Green cake with cookies ‘n cream mousse and sour apple mousse

Yacht Club Resort

The Market at Ale & Compass (Available Oct. 4 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Captain Hook Cookie: Vanilla sable with strawberry jam, peanut butter ganache, buttercream, and chocolate décor (New)
  • Ursula Tart: Vanilla tart filled with spice cake, chocolate ganache, blackberry pearls, blackberry mousse, and chocolate décor (New)

Various Disney Resort Hotel Food Courts

*Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31; Mobile order available

  • Plant-based Monster Cupcake: Allergy-friendly chocolate cupcake with a ghoulish swirl of vanilla buttercream (New) (Plant-based) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly); Available at the following locations:
    • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort 
    • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
    • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
    • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort 
    • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside 
    • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter 
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“Halloween” attractions at Disney World

During MNSSHP, there are select rides with Halloween overlays, including Mad Tea Party, Space Mountain, and Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Comedy.

Mad Tea Party

If you don’t attend MNSSHP, there aren’t really “Halloween” attractions at Disney World.

But, there are a few attractions we recommend that will certainly get you in the spooky mood (and will make you also scream, as one sometimes does on Halloween).

They include:

Magic Kingdom

  • Haunted Mansion: for obvious reasons
  • Space Mountain: it’s pitch black and far from a tame roller coaster
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: ride at night (we swear it goes much faster)
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Hollywood Studios

  • Tower of Terror: you drop 13 stories down a haunted elevator shaft — need we say more?
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster: there’s nothing quite like blasting off directly into a roller coaster loop

Animal Kingdom

  • Dinosaur: some find this ride the scariest on property and who can argue with darkness and dinosaurs that jump out
  • Expedition Everest: an even more thrilling ride at night (and maybe an even scarier one with Disco Yeti)

Visiting when it’s both Halloween and Christmas

If you time it right, there is a way to experience both Halloween and Christmas at Magic Kingdom during one trip.

Better yet, there’s even a way you could see not just Halloween and Christmas, but also do MNSSHP, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (MVMCP), and Food & Wine (which ends in November) all at once!

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party


You’ll want to make sure you’re there for the very last MNSSHP party and the very first MVMCP. But, this will only work if you have a week-long trip.

In 2023, the last MNSSHP is November 1, 2023. In 2023, the first MVMCP is on November 9, 2022.

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Again, if you have a week-long trip (plus a few days), you could hit up both parties.

But, if you can’t make both parties or can only do 1, there is a way to just see both sets of decorations.

Halloween decorations will be up through November 1 and Christmas decorations begin going up as early as the following day, on November 2.


Tell us your favorite about celebrating Halloween at Disney World in the comments!