Full Guide to Halloween Time 2023 at Disneyland Resort

Oogie Boogie Bash may be Disneyland Resort’s Halloween party, but there are plenty of other ways to celebrate Halloween Time at the resort. This is our full guide to Halloween offerings at Disneyland Resort in 2023, including food, merchandise, decorations, characters, entertainment, and attraction overlays. Plus, we’ve included Day of the Dead offerings at the bottom of the guide.

Disneyland Park

Character Halloween Costumes

Mickey & Friends are appearing in Town Square dressed in new teal green and orange Halloween costumes.

Halloween Decorations

The Main Street Pumpkin Festival features hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and the iconic giant Mickey jack-o’-lantern in Town Square.

Halloween Food

Here are all of our reviews of Halloween food at Disneyland Park:

Confectionery locations throughout Disneyland Resort also have treats.

Haunted Mansion Holiday

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” characters have taken over the Haunted Mansion for the fall and winter, transforming it into Haunted Mansion Holiday.

Halloween Screams

Halloween Screams is Disneyland’s fall nighttime spectacular at Sleeping Beauty Castle featuring “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Keep in mind that the show only includes fireworks on weekends and other select nights.

Happiest Haunts Guided Tour

During the Happiest Haunts Guided Tour around Disneyland Park, guests “enjoy chilling stories and thrilling experiences.” The tour includes a Hitchhiking Ghosts photo op and reserved viewing for Halloween Screams.

Disney California Adventure

Halloween Food

Here are all of our reviews of Halloween food at Disney California Adventure:

Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark

Thor Raganarok Beast to Appear in Guardians of the Galaxy: Monsters After Dark Attraction at Disneyland

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT is turned into Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark for the Halloween season. Watch our POV video below.

Cars Land


Cars Land celebrates “Haul-O-Ween” in the fall with special car-themed Halloween decorations.

Cars Halloween Costumes

For their meet and greets, Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater are dressed up in Halloween costumes.

Luigi’s Honkin’ Haul-O-Ween


Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters becomes Luigi’s Honkin’ Haul-O-Ween through Halloween.

Mater’s Graveyard JamBOOree

Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree becomes Mater’s Graveyard JamBOOree.

Oogie Boogie Bash

Oogie Boogie Bash takes place on select nights at Disney California Adventure. It’s an after-hours, hard-ticket event and is completely sold out.

Guidemap, Treat Bag, & Wristband

Take a look at the Oogie Boogie Bash guidemap, wristband, and treat bag.

Exclusive Merchandise

Select merchandise is available only to Oogie Boogie Bash guests.

Villains Meet & Greets and Treat Trails

Guests can encounter Disney Villains (and other characters) during meet-and-greets and on treat trails. New this year is Lotso from “Toy Story 3,” Judge Doom from “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” and Yokai from “Big Hero 6.”

Villains Grove

Disney Villains have taken over the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, turning it into a dreamscape of lights, sounds, and magic.

Frightfully Fun Parade

Led by Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, the Frightfully Fun Parade features Mickey & Friends, Haunted Mansion characters, Disney Villains, and more.

Magic Key Offerings

Magic Key Holders attending Oogie Boogie Bash 2023 can visit Paradise Gardens Park to take advantage of an exclusive experience featuring candy, a complimentary popcorn carrier, and a photo opportunity.

Downtown Disney District

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

For Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit, guests purchase a game board, then locate and check off hidden pumpkins throughout Downtown Disney. After completing the scavenger hunt, guests trade in their completed map for a prize.

Halloween Food

Ballast Point Brewing Co. (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)

  • Black Garlic Fettuccine and Mussels: Mussels, black garlic alfredo sauce, and squid ink pasta (New) 
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake: Marble pumpkin cheesecake with a brown butter crumble topping drizzled with a house-made Pumpkin Down caramel sauce (New) 
  • Pumpkin Down Float: Vanilla ice cream with the Ballast Point Pumpkin Down beer 

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes (Available Oct. 25 through 31)  

  • Halloween CrazyShake: Chocolate milkshake with a vanilla frosted rim and candy corn topped with a ‘spider-web’ chocolate cupcake, orange and white twisty pop, orange rock candy, whipped cream, orange sprinkles, and a chocolate drizzle

California Churro (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Halloween Lollipop Churro: A round churro rolled in cinnamon sugar, drizzled with peanut butter and chocolate sauce, and topped with peanut butter candy pieces (New) 

Jazz Kitchen Coastal Grill & Patio (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)

  • The “Witchy Worm’n”: Fresh witches brew of vodka, melon liqueur, orange juice, and a splash of Sprite topped with a gummy worm 

Kayla’s Cake (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)

  • Scary Eyeball Macaron: Scary eyeball macaron with salted caramel buttercream and cinnamon apple compote (New) 
  • Pumpkin Spiced Jack-O-Lantern Macaron: Jack-O-Lantern macaron with pumpkin spiced ganache

Naples Ristorante e Bar (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31) 

  • Pumpkin Blooderscotch Cannoli: Cannoli shells filled with pumpkin and butterscotch chip cannoli cream served with whipped cream, a red caramel “blood” drizzle, and a sugar knife (New) 
  • Dragon Eye Punch Mocktail: Beet water, strawberry syrup, orange juice, grenadine, and dragon eye fruit (Non-alcoholic) (New) 
  • Orange Goosebumps: Black vodka, orange liqueur, and orange juice served over ice and garnished with an orange wedge (New)

Splitsville Luxury Lanes (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31 both in the dining room and bowling)

  • Halloween Roll: Tempura-fried soft-shell crab, cucumber, and avocado wrapped in nori paper and sushi rice topped with tempura flakes and sesame seeds (New) 
  • Ghost Brownies: Ghirardelli brownie cut and topped with torched marshmallow fluff, chocolate drizzle, and ghostly marshmallows (New) 
  • Vampire’s Kiss: Raspberry vodka and raspberry purée topped with sparkling Moscato

Tortilla Jo’s (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31) 

  • Tentacle Tacos: Corn tortillas infused with octopus ink served with grilled octopus al pastor, roasted pineapple pico de gallo, and salsa chipotle (New) 
  • Creepy Jo’s Cocktail: Gin, margarita mix, cranberry juice, simple syrup, and a splash of grenadine (New) 

Disneyland Resort Hotels

Halloween Food

Disneyland hotel goofy's kitchen (2)

Goofy’s Kitchen is offering a Halloween Brunch and Halloween Dinner featuring special menus and characters in costume.

Read our review of the “Nightmare Before Christmas” treats at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa.

The Coffee House at Disneyland Hotel is serving a Ghost Cupcake and Pumpkin-spice Latte.

Halloween Merchandise & Souvenirs

Halloween Merchandise

Food & Beverage Souvenirs

Day of the Dead

Disneyland Resort is also gearing up for Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is in November with offerings that also coincide with Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month. In Disney California Adventure, a section of Paradise Gardens Park has been transformed into Plaza de la Familia featuring “A Musical Celebration of ‘Coco.’”

A “Coco” skull sipper is available at multiple locations throughout Disneyland Resort. At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, a “Coco” chocolate sculpture is on display.

Some Day of the Dead decorations are also up in Cars Land.

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