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Dates Announced for 2023 Halloween Events at Disneyland

Halloween at Disneyland - Giant Pumpkin

If you’re looking to visit Disneyland for the 2023 spooky season, Halloween event dates have just been announced for the “Oogie Boogie Bash,” “Halloween Time,” and “Plaza de la Familia.”

Oogie Boogie Bash

The “Oogie Boogie Bash” is a separately ticketed nighttime event that includes after-hours park access to treat trails, photo opportunities, entertainment, attractions, spooky fun decor, and more.

This year’s event will take place at Disney California Adventure park on 25 select evenings between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31, 2023.

The dates are:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5; Thursday, Sept. 7; Sunday, Sept. 10; Tuesday, Sept. 12; Thursday, Sept. 14; Sunday, Sept. 17; Tuesday, Sept. 19; Thursday, Sept. 21; Sunday, Sept. 24; Tuesday, Sept. 26; Thursday, Sept. 28
  • Sunday, Oct. 1; Tuesday, Oct. 3; Thursday, Oct. 5; Sunday, Oct. 8; Tuesday, Oct. 10; Thursday, Oct. 12; Sunday, Oct. 15; Tuesday, Oct 17; Thursday, Oct. 19; Sunday, Oct. 22; Tuesday, Oct. 24; Thursday, Oct. 26; Sunday, Oct. 29; and Tuesday, Oct. 31 (Halloween night)

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on June 29 (no earlier than 9am PT), but a limited amount of Oogie Boogie Bash tickets go on pre-sale for Magic Key holders on June 27 (no earlier than 9am PT).

We’ll have more details before tickets go on sale.

Oogie Boogie Bash

Halloween Time

“Halloween Time” takes place across the Disneyland Resort from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31, 2023, and it’s when favorite attractions dress up for the spooky season.

At Disneyland Park, guests can enjoy the “Main Street Pumpkin Festival” and Jack Skellington and his friends from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” will once again wreck the halls of “Haunted Mansion Holiday.”

Disneyland - Haunted Mansion Halloween

Each night through Oct. 31, the “Halloween Screams” nighttime spectacular will also happen at Disneyland Park. The show summons supernatural projections, special effects and music on Main Street, U.S.A., Sleeping Beauty Castle, Rivers of America, and in front of “it’s a small world,” and on select nights, fireworks will be light up the skies above.

Halloween Screams at Disneyland

Guests visiting Disney California Adventure can witness the transformation of “Cars Land” into “Radiator Screams,” where the local residents and establishments are decked out in their Haul-O-Ween best.

Enjoy “Mater’s Graveyard JamBOOree” and “Luigi’s Honkin’ Haul-O-Ween,” and for the first time, resident “car-acter” Guido will sport a ghoulish “car-stume” as he welcomes guests to the “Casa Della Tires.”

Disney California Adventure - Cars Land Halloween

Need more thrills? “Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!” in Avengers Campus transforms into “Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark,” a scream-worthy adventure to save Groot from creatures running amok in The Collector’s Fortress.

Plaza de la Familia

In addition to celebrating Halloween, Disneyland Resort honors the Mexican traditions of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), with “Plaza de la Familia,” a cultural experience featuring Mexican cuisine, heartwarming entertainment, and family crafts to Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure park from September 1 to November 2.

Several times per day, “A Musical Celebration of Coco” will present a talented company of Folklórico dancers, plus Mariachi singers and musicians, that recount Miguel’s adventure to the Land of the Dead. You can also meet Miguel, dance along to Mariachi music, add remembrance notes to the Memory Wall, and more.

Plaza de la Familia at Disney California Adventure Park

Plus, over in Cars Land, Ramone will honor Día de los Muertos at his detailing shop with an “ofrenda” celebrating the town’s good friend, Doc Hudson.

Guests visiting Disneyland park can see a tribute to Día de los Muertos in El Zócalo Park in Frontierland, which will feature iconic skeleton figurines called calacas,depicting a trio of mariachi musicians, as well as brightly colored flowers and other decorative items seen in traditional ofrendas on the Day of the Dead.

Disneyland Park, Día de los Muertos

More Details

“Halloween Time” and “Plaza de la Familia” are included with park admission, and at this time, park reservations are required to enter each park.

“Oogie Boogie Bash” is separatly ticketed, so your ticket includes a park reservation for the night you’re attending.

We’ll have full details on all of Disneyland Resort’s Halloween events later this summer.

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