Grim grinning ghosts are out to socialize in the Disney Parks, and they are looking to celebrate the spooky season with you! If there’s one thing the Disney Parks take seriously, it’s the holidays. From decorations to special events to seasonal menu items, tons of new things have hit the Parks as we head towards Halloween.
The Disneyland Resort in California is home to grand celebrations, including Oogie Boogie Bash and the ornately decorated Haunted Mansion Holiday. Beginning September 1 each year, the Haunted Mansion Holiday attraction is decorated top to bottom by Jack Skellington, with inspiration from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Oogie Boogie Bash
Disney’s California Adventure Park hosts Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween party throughout September and October. This ticketed event welcomes Guests into an extravagantly themed after-hours party. The event features the Frightfully Fun Parade, Treat Trails, Character Experiences, and more.
Haunting Halloween Treats
This year, New Orleans Square in Disneyland is home to more festive touches than the Pumpkin King’s decorations. Cafe Orleans in New Orleans Square has added a festive dining delight to its menu this season. Grab a spooky Haunted Mansion Candle and Heart dessert from this restaurant before it’s gone!
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This haunting dessert is available as part of the Haunted Mansion Inspired Prix Fixe meal offered at Cafe Orleans for a limited time. This 3-course prix fixe meal includes an appetizer, entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage. For your appetizer, choose between Potato and Sausage Soup or Panzanella Salad. Choose from a variety of entrees, including the Seafood Boil, Ratatouille Farro Risotto, Battered & Fried Monte Cristo, and Red Wine Braised Short Rib for your main course.
Finish your meal with the limited-time Haunted Mansion Candle and Heart Dessert. This dessert features white chocolate covered vanilla mousse, pecan cookie, and a cherry compote.
You can enjoy the Haunted Mansion Candle and Heart dessert as part of lunch or dinner. Cafe Orleans requires an advanced dining reservation, which can be made online or through the My Disney Experience app.
Festive Fall Snacks
In addition to the Haunted Mansion Dessert, the Disneyland Resort is full of festive treats to enjoy all season long. Stop by the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe to try the Poison Apple Macaron, Pumpkin Chai Cream Puff, or Mickey Bat Cookie. At Disney California Adventure Park, swing by Clarabelle’s Hand-Scooped Ice Cream for the Pumpkin Ale Hard Float or Apple Strudel Hard Float. For the Pumpkin Bundt Cake, stop by the Cappuccino Cart.
Have you tried this hauntingly delicious dessert yet? Let us know in the comments below!