Halloween Has Officially Arrived at Walt Disney World!

Halloween at the Magic Kingdom
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Even though the calendar says we are still 82 days away from October 31, 2021, today (August 10) marks the day that Halloween has officially arrived at Walt Disney World! That’s right – the happy haunts have materialized and Disney’s spooktacular festivities are in full swing.

Disney was first to welcome in the season as they tweeted out in the message above that the fall season is in full swing!

Disney After Hours Boo Bash (Credit: Disney)

If you’re visiting this Halloween season, be sure to snag your Disney After Hours Boo Bash tickets as soon as possible! This special-ticked event is taking over the former Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party at Magic Kingdom park. While October Boo Bash dates are currently sold out, there are still dates available for August and September. Ticket holders will be admitted to Magic Kingdom park as early as 7:00 PM on the valid date of their ticket—giving them even more time to enjoy park favorites before the event begins! You can expect to see bewitching Halloween Cavalcades, character sightings in their Halloween finest, a performance by the Cadaver Dans, themed food offerings, trick-or-treating, and shorter waits on select attractions.

Hocus Pocus “Amuck” Cakes (Credit: Disney)

While visiting Walt Disney World parks and resorts, be on the lookout for some of the most frightfully delicious food offerings! Halloween food is in full swing and the tantalizing treats are a must-do part of the spooky season. Check out the full list of Halloween food offerings here.

Minnie’s Halloween Dine (Credit: Disney)

Moving right along with all things that satisfy the tummy, you’ll want to be sure to snag your dining reservation for Minnie’s Halloween Dine now available at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A monster of a feast will be served to your table at Hollywood & Vine with Disney characters and friends making special appearances in costumes for the season!

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Interested in surprising a loved one or treating yourself to an in-room surprise at one of Walt Disney World’s Resorts? Disney Floral and Gifts is offering a Mickey’s Halloween Celebration Package that will wow your family and friends with treats and souvenirs delivered right to their room. The package is super cute, but it will cost you!

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If you aren’t in the parks to snag all the Halloween merchandise your heart could desire, shopDisney has released several fun Halloween merchandise options with more to come on August 16. Check out what’s available so far!

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If you’re hanging out at home this Halloween season but still need a dose of Disney festivities, you can now purchase a massive inflatable Ursula from The Little Mermaid to scare off all your neighbors with! Or maybe you want to make your family photos extra spooktacular this year, check out this Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Background perfect for photo ops.

“Muppets Haunted Mansion” (Credit: Disney+)

Don’t forget to stream Halloween favorites on Disney+ to get in the spirit! Disney has announced “Muppets Haunted Mansion” is coming to Disney+ as a Halloween special this fall! While we have yet to learn of a release date, we know to keep eye out for more information on this one. And if you can’t wait for Muppets Haunted Mansion to come out, you can start your streaming early with this list of best Disney movies to watch for Halloween!

We’ll be sure to keep sharing the excitement with you as Disney continues dishing it out. We hope you have a frightfully fantastic Halloween season, Disney fans!

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.