Full Guide to the 2023 Halloween Season at Walt Disney World Resort

Shannen Ace

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Full Guide to the 2023 Halloween Season at Walt Disney World Resort

Halloween at Walt Disney World Resort is one of the most frightfully fun times of the year, and this year is no different! This is our full guide to Halloween offerings at Walt Disney World Resort in 2023, including food, merchandise, decorations, characters, and entertainment.

Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular at Walt Disney World

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary is a separately ticketed event that serves as the premiere Halloween and fall celebration at Magic Kingdom. It runs on select nights from August 11 through November 1. For our full guide, click here.

All Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates are sold out.

Halloween Decorations

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Halloween Time decorations on Main Street, U.S.A. include themed scarecrows and Jack-o’-lanterns. A festive floral depicting Mickey Mouse wearing a domino mask has also been installed outside of the Magic Kingdom entrance.

The Walt Disney World Monorails also participate in the Halloween fun with purple and orange undercarriage lights during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Halloween Food

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Read our reviews of the Halloween Time treats available during the day and during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom.

More treats are available in confectionery locations. You can also get a Haunted Mansion-themed Gravedigger Popcorn Mix from Main Street Confectionery.

EPCOT

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

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Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit has returned to EPCOT (photos above from 2022).

Halloween Food

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These special Halloween Time treats will be available at EPCOT in late October.

Connections Café (Available Oct. 31 only)

  • Mickey Halloween Liege Waffle: Dark chocolate liege waffle with purple and green icing (New)

Sunshine Seasons (Available Oct. 28 through 31)

  • Bat Mousse: Tri-colored layers of candy corn-flavored white chocolate mousse with dark chocolate glaçage and bat wings (New)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Minnie’s Halloween Dine

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The “Minnie’s Halloween Dine” Halloween-themed buffet returns from previous years at Hollywood & Vine. Minnie and friends meet and interact with guests in their Halloween costumes. The experience is offered from August 11 through November 7.

Halloween Food

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These special treats will be available at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in October.

ABC Commissary (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Spider Web Tart: Spiced milk chocolate tart filled with orange curd, pomegranate-molasses whipped cream, candied orange peel, and a dark chocolate spider
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Backlot Express (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Graveyard Cupcake: Fudge-filled chocolate cupcake topped with cookies ‘n cream buttercream, chocolate cookie tombstone, white chocolate bone, and Halloween sprinkles
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Dockside Diner and Fairfax Fare (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Patch Cookie: Pumpkin-spiced snickerdoodle topped with pumpkin-spiced buttercream and pumpkin candies

Hollywood Scoops (Available Oct. 1 through 31) 

  • Candy Corn Milk Shake: Vanilla and candy corn milkshake topped with an orange doughnut and Halloween sprinkles
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PizzeRizzo (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Halloween Candy Cookie Pizza: Sugar cookie ‘pizza’ topped with strawberry jam, white chocolate, Halloween candy, and sprinkles
  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls

Rosie’s All-American Café (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Frozen Apple Cider topped with green apple boba balls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Apple Cider Whisky featuring Crown Royal Whisky topped with green apple boba balls
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Woody’s Lunch Box (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Lunch Box Tart: Pumpkin pie-filled pastry tart with marshmallow fondant, candy corn, and Halloween sprinkles

Popcorn Carts Near Grand Avenue, the Tip Board, and the Main Entrance (Available Oct. 1 through 31) 

  • Halloween Mickey Brownie: Chocolate brownie with Halloween sprinkles

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Halloween Food

While Disney’s Animal Kingdom doesn’t offer much in the way of Halloween offerings, there are some sweet treats that you can grab to celebrate the season.

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Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery and Tamu Tamu Refreshments (Available Sept. 29 through Oct. 31)

  • Halloween Colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll: Colossal Mickey cinnamon roll with Halloween-themed icing

Pizzafari and Restaurantosaurus (Available Oct. 16 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Scar Cupcake: Delicious red velvet cupcake with toasted marshmallow filling, chocolate frosting, chocolate pebbles, white chocolate flames, and an edible Scar image

Disney Springs

Whether you’re shopping or snacking your way through Disney Springs, the Halloween season offers a lot to experience.

Entertainment

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Freeform, Hulu, and Disney+ are hosting family-friendly Halloween entertainment at Disney Springs each weekend in October.

Halloween Food

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Amorette’s Patisserie (Currently available through Oct. 31)

  • Jack Skellington Éclair: Pumpkin cream éclair
  • Sally Éclair: Caramel-chocolate éclair
  • Oogie Boogie Cream Puff: Cream puff filled with cookies ‘n cream mousse and topped with whipped cream
  • Maleficent Petit Cake: Layers of vanilla chiffon, caramel, shortbread crumble, and milk chocolate mousse
  • Mummy Mickey Mouse Dome Cake: Layers of peanut butter-milk chocolate mousse, chewy caramel, peanut crunch, and dark chocolate glaçage
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D-Luxe Burger (Currently available through Nov. 23; mobile order available) 

  • Pumpkin Pie Shake: Vanilla gelato blended with pumpkin pie mix, caramel sauce, pumpkin spice, and graham cracker crumbles topped with whipped cream and pumpkin spice 

Dockside Margaritas (Currently available through Nov. 4)

  • Frozen Black Cherry and Apple-Lime Margarita: Patrón Silver Tequila, Grand Marnier Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, lime juice, black cherry purée, and Granny Smith apple garnished with an orange wedge and a cherry
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The Ganachery 

  • Donald Candy Corn-Chocolate Piñata: White chocolate piñata filled with pumpkin-spiced marshmallows and crisp pearls (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Pirate Mickey Chocolate Piñata: Milk chocolate piñata with crisp pearls, chocolate treasure coins, and marshmallow treats (Available Oct. 15 through 31) 
  • Jack Skellington Dark Ganache: Grand Cru medium-roasted, custom blend (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Poison Apple Ganache Square: Sour apple ganache enrobed in 65% dark chocolate (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Pumpkin Chai Ganache Square (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31) 
  • Minnie Trick-or-Treat Chocolate Pop: Caramel ganache pop enrobed in 65% dark chocolate (Available Sept. 6 through Oct. 31)
  • Caramel Ganache Chocolate Skulls: 65% dark chocolate skulls filled with caramel ganache (Available Oct. 1 through Oct. 31)
  • Haunted Mansion Portrait Bars: Ganache bars with flavors of raspberry, salted caramel, chipotle, and passion fruit (Available through Oct. 31) 
  • Hitchhiking Ghosts Chocolate Chiller: A chilling blend of three chocolates, malted milk, and cream (Non-alcoholic) (Available Sept. 15 through Oct. 31)
  • Coco Ganache Squares: Coconut ganache enrobed in dark 65% chocolate (Plant-based) (Available Oct. 1 through Nov. 2)

Jock Lindsey’s Hanger Bar

  • Witch’s Potion: Tito’s Handmade Vodka, St. Augustine Gin, Bols Blue Curaçao Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, splash of grenadine, and a splash of soda water garnished with a lemon wheel and hibiscus flower (New) (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 4)
  • Cinnamon-Pear Cocktail: Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, pear nectar, lemon juice, and cinnamon simple syrup garnished with a cinnamon stick (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 30)
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Marketplace Snacks (Available Sept. 1 through Oct 31.)

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Swirls on the Water (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31)

Vivoli il Gelato (Currently available)

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Bomboloni: An Italian doughnut stuffed with pumpkin cheesecake filling (New) 
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Bombashake: A milkshake made with pumpkin and cheesecake gelato, caramel sauce, and a Pumpkin Cheesecake Bomboloni on top (New) 
  • Jack-O-Lantern Float: Vanilla gelato, Fanta Orange, and whipped cream (Non-alcoholic)
  • Monster Shake: Mint Chocolate Chip gelato, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and chocolate chips (Non-alcoholic)
  • Vampire Float: Vanilla gelato, Sprite, strawberry sauce, and whipped cream (Non-alcoholic)

Outdoor Bars (Available Sept. 6 through Nov. 4)

  • Apple Cider Cocktail: Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey, Stoli Vanil Vodka, apple cider juice, red cranberry juice, and grenadine (New) 
  • Halloween Rum Punch: Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Bols Blue Curaçao Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, cranberry juice, and grenadine 
  • Sour Apple Margarita: Patrón Silver Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, DeKuyper Pucker Sour Apple Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, lime juice, and Granny Smith Apple garnished with a lime

Gideon’s Bakehouse

Walt Disney World Hotels

Halloween Food

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Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

World Premiere Food Court, Intermission Food Court, and End Zone Food Court (Mobile order available)

  • Chicken Adobo Nachos: Blue corn tortilla chips with grilled chicken adobo, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, roasted corn pico, and a zesty pumpkin cheese sauce finished with a cilantro-lime crema and yellow corn tortilla strips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31not available at World Premiere Food Court) 
  • Mickey Pumpkin Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake-chocolate-ginger torte with almond crumble (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 30)

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Boma – Flavors of Africa, Sanaa, Sanaa Lounge, and Victoria Falls Lounge (Available Sept. 15 through Oct. 31) 

Doom-ela South African Margarita: Margarita featuring Patrón Silver Tequila with a South African Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon floater

The Mara (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Black Cat Tart: Carrot cake topped with orange caramel, toasted coconut, and a pumpkin cheesecake (New)

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Disney’s Pop Century Resort

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Landscape of Flavors and Everything POP Shopping & Dining (Mobile order available) 

  • Chicken Adobo Nachos: Blue corn tortilla chips with grilled chicken adobo, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, roasted corn pico, and a zesty pumpkin cheese sauce finished with a cilantro-lime crema and yellow corn tortilla strips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31
  • The Whoopie Monster: Apple and caramel whoopie pie with marshmallow buttercream (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31) 

Disney’s Beach Club Resort

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Beach Club Marketplace (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Butter Pecan-Pumpkin Shake: Butter pecan ice cream with pumpkin flavoring, caramel and chocolate sauces, and a vanilla cupcake decorated like a Mickey pumpkin with sprinkle décor

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

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BoardWalk Deli and Carousel Coffee (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available at BoardWalk Deli only)

  • Halloween Half Moon Cookie (New) (Available at BoardWalk Deli only)
  • Creepy Cupcake: Vanilla cupcake with blood orange curd filling, vanilla whipped cream, chocolate cookie crumbs, and sugar pumpkins
  • Boo Brownie: Mickey-shaped brownie topped with ganache and buttercream ghosts

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Contempo Café (Mobile order available)

  • Caramel Apple-Sugar Cookie (New) (Available Oct. 1 through Nov. 30)
  • Haunted Mansion Éclair: Éclair filled with caramel apple mousse topped with chocolate-caramel ganache with Haunted Mansion edible images (New) (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Centertown Market (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 30; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin-Hazelnut Tart: Chocolate tart shell filled with hazelnut ganache and spiced pumpkin cheesecake garnished with chocolate décor and candied pumpkin seeds (New) 

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Trail’s End Restaurant (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Pumpkin Sugar Cookie: Tie-dyed Halloween sugar cookie with buttercream (New)
  • Spooky Mini Cookies and Dipping Cream: Halloween sugar cookies with dipping icing (New)

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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Gasparilla Island Grill (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Mike Wazowski Pop: Confetti cake enrobed in green chocolate (New)
  • S’mores Ghost Tart: Graham cracker tart shell filled with ganache, milk chocolate mousse, and topped with a marshmallow ghost (New)
  • Not-So-Poison Apple: Chocolate cauldron filled with apple spice cake, apple filling, and caramel buttercream topped with apple mousse (New)
  • Minnie Mouse Witch Hat Cupcake: Cookies ‘n cream-filled chocolate cupcake enrobed in ganache

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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Kona Island (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Vampire Stitch Cake: Chocolate cake with ‘raspberry ice cream cone’ buttercream (New)

Pineapple Lanai (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

  • Not-So-Scary Pumpkin Soft-serve: Pumpkin-spiced flavored soft-serve and coconut haupia with caramel drizzle, graham cracker crumbs, and a white chocolate Mickey-shaped pumpkin

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31; mobile order available)

  • Tombstone Sweet: Chocolate cake, chocolate-coffee mousse, caramel-milk chocolate mousse, and ganache (also available at Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside)

Scat Cat’s Club – Café (Available through Oct. 31)

  • Ghoulish Delight Beignets: Three Mickey-shaped beignets dusted with cookies and cream powdered sugar and a ghoulish marshmallow crème drizzle 

Disney’s Riviera Resort

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Le Petit Café 

  • Pumpkin Napoleon: Pumpkin diplomat cream, spiced diplomat cream, and dark chocolate (New) (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 25) 
  • Chocolate-Cherry Coffin: Biscuit sans farine, milk chocolate mousse, and morello cherries (New)  (Available Oct. 1 through 31)

Primo Piatto (Available Sept. 1 through Nov. 24; mobile order available) 

  • Pumpkin-Hazelnut-Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake with hazelnut-chocolate swirl, vanilla whipped panna cotta, and a milk chocolate pumpkin coin 
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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 25)

  • Apple Tarte Tatin: Praline noisette, apricot jelly, and Chantilly cream (New) 

Disney’s Old Key West Resort and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Good’s Food to Go and The Artist’s Palette (Available Sept. 3 through Nov. 30; mobile order available at The Artist’s Palette only) 

  • Mini Pumpkin: Pumpkin mousse, caramel, dulce crunch, and chocolate décor (New)

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

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Roaring Fork (Available Oct. 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Haunted Forest Apple Mousse: Green cake with cookies ‘n cream mousse and sour apple mousse

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

The Market at Ale & Compass (Available Oct. 4 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Captain Hook Cookie: Vanilla sable with strawberry jam, peanut butter ganache, buttercream, and chocolate décor (New)
  • Ursula Tart: Vanilla tart filled with spice cake, chocolate ganache, blackberry pearls, blackberry mousse, and chocolate décor (New)

Available at Various Disney Resort Hotel Food Courts (Available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31; mobile order available) 

  • Plant-based Monster Cupcake: Allergy-friendly chocolate cupcake with a ghoulish swirl of vanilla buttercream (New) (Plant-based) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly); Available at the following locations:
    • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort 
    • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
    • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
    • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort 
    • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside 
    • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter 

Halloween Merchandise & Souvenirs

This year’s selection of merchandise and souvenirs span a variety of characters, styles, and types. Whether you’re in the market for a spooky Spirit Jersey or the latest Halloween popcorn bucket, there’s something for everyone.

2023 Halloween Merchandise Collection

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2023 ‘Hocus Pocus’ Collection

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2023 Haunted Mansion Collection

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2023 Nightmare Before Christmas Collection

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Food & Beverage Souvenirs

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Happy Halloween! Which part of this year’s spooky season has been your favorite at Walt Disney World Resort? Let us know in the comments.

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