Tokyo Disneyland: A Look at Disney’s Halloween 2017 Festivities

Tokyo Disneyland: A Look at Disney's Halloween 2017 Festivities
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The annual Halloween event is coming back to Tokyo Disneyland from September 8th – October 31st with Mickey and friends starring in a Halloween music festival.

Parade and Decorations

With two daily 45 minute performances, the “Halloween Pop’n LIVE” parade will be making a return this year with all new music and costumes.

To go along with the Halloween parade, the World Bazaar along with Westernland, Fantasyland, and Toontown will be decorated with huge cobwebs, Jack-o-lanterns, and ghosts. When nightfall hits, you can expect the Cinderella Castle will be lit up to match it’s spooky Halloween surroundings.


The rules regarding costumes during the Halloween season at Tokyo Disneyland have changed slightly. This year will mark the 20th year that the event has been held, but the first year that both parks at the Tokyo Disney Resort will be allowing guests of all ages enjoy wearing costumes.

Any day during the time the event is running, all guests are encouraged to get into the Halloween spirit and dress up, as long as their costumes do no cover their face, follows safety and theme policy and be representing a Disney Character, or guests may not be admitted into the parks.


Other Programs

Starting on September 2nd, 2017 and continuing until January 3rd, 2018, the Haunted Mansion will be receiving the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay, to be transformed into the Haunted Mansion “Holiday Nightmare”. At the Westernland Shooting Gallery, guests will get the chance to win a limited time Halloween themed Goofy sheriff badge as well.


About the author

Mia Brechin

Mia is the resident Tokyo Disney Resort writer who lives in the frosty land of Canada. She is known for loving the Haunted Mansion a little too much for her own good. She loves visiting the parks, and hopefully will someday become a local.