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Halloween Disneyland Hotels
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Find Tricks, Treats, and Halloween Specials at Disneyland Resort Hotels This Fall

The Hotels of the Disneyland Resort have lots of tricks and treats planned for this Halloween season with ghoulishly good fall displays, new sweets and special offers to help you plan your stay.

Halloween Disneyland Hotels

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All of the Disneyland hotels are in on the fun, so you can stay right by the magic at your choice of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Space, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, or the classic Disneyland Hotel and find yourself steps away from all the fun.

Disney’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa currently features this incredible Oogie Boogie display from The Nightmare Before Christmas. Oogie’s cauldron in this festive setup is over four feet fall! The coolest part about this display? It’s entirely edible.

The Disney Parks Blog shared the “recipe” below from the resort’s pastry shop:

  • 260 pounds of powdered sugar
  • 380 eggs
  • 220 pounds of rice cereal
  • 95 pounds of marshmallow
  • 80 pounds of butter
  • 120 pounds of dark chocolate
  • 80 pounds of white chocolate
  • 480 pounds of fondant
  • 370 hours of planning and hands-on work
  • 13 hidden Mickeys!
  • Jack Skellington cookie

This Oogie Boogie display truly rivals the Grand Floridian’s annual gingerbread house display with that ingredients list! We’d love to stop by the Grand Californian and search for those 13 hidden Mickeys, too.

Paradise Pier Hotel – Ursula, The Sea Witch – Halloween Time decor – Lobby – Disneyland Resort – 9/11/19 (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

Much like the Grand Floridian gingerbread house display, Oogie Boogie’s true purpose in the Grand Californian lobby is to draw us over for some cookies! (And how could we say no to Oogie?!) Nearby in the lobby, Guests can stop to purchase Mickey-shaped monster cookies, Jack Skellington cookies, Oogie Boogie cupcakes, skull-faced cookies, Mickey whoopie pies, and chocolate chip cookie shot glasses with milk.

Over at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, Guests can encounter a seasonal display featuring Ursula, the infamous sea witch from The Little Mermaid. This display is truly impressive with Ursula’s tentacles encompassing the entire lobby!

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The Disneyland Hotel is decorated for Halloween in the most classic Disneyland fashion- With Haunted Mansion stretching room artwork, of course!

And last but not least, as a special offering just for Guests spending the night at the Disneyland Resort on Halloween, trick or treating will be available! This event is exclusive to overnight Guests of these three hotels, and each hotel will have maps of treat locations so Guests can visit all three hotels to stock up on candy. (Sign-ups are not required, but are recommended at the front desk when you check in for your stay.)

There is a special offer to “Stay in the Magic and Save” at the Disneyland Resort this fall with 25% off stays select dates October 12-December 16, 2021. Packages must be booked by December 9 to take advantage of this offer, and complete details are available at disneyland.com.

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."