Disneyland Paris Premieres Halloween Season with a Weekend of Thrills, Chills and Celebrity Sightings

Disney’s Halloween Festival will return to Disneyland® Paris from October 1 to November 7, 2021. The programme includes the reappearance of the Disney Villains, enthralling decorations and photos with favorite Characters, now without a mask required for outdoor photo locations! Get ready for scary moments in the season’s must-see attractions and plenty of new items to discover in the stores and restaurants. It’s a Halloween celebration for all your senses! Guests will have 38 days to enjoy Halloween and shout “We Love Halloween” with Disney Villains! To top it all off, the famous Disney Halloween Party will be back on October 31 (get your tickets here).

Maleficent’s Grand Return as a Dragon

Another highlight of this new season will be Maleficent, who will make a sensation as she appears in the form of a dragon. The emblematic float, showing her in her most feared form, will make its grand return to Disneyland Park – its surprise appearances will be fiery! Maleficent fans will also be delighted to see her in her original form for a memorable photo opportunity.

Disney Villains in Devilish Form to Welcome Guests

Disney Villains Maleficent, Captain Hook, the Evil Queen and more are back in action and ready to take photos with Guests in captivating and scary atmospheres in both Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park.

Many Disney Characters like Mickey, Minnie, Stitch and Goofy will also appear, dressed in their most mischievous Halloween outfits at numerous photo locations throughout the Parks. Guests can find information about their appearances on the official Disneyland Paris App. Plus, for outdoor photo locations, Guests will have even bigger smiles as they can remove their masks when at the photo location on the green circle.

All Guests ages six and older will be required to wear an appropriate face mask at all times in the Parks. It is possible to temporarily remove masks during meals and to take a picture with Characters as designated Selfie Spot locations. Read more about enhanced health and safety measures at www.disneylandparis.com/en-gb/health-safety-measures/.

Decorations, Attractions and More For a Perfect Halloween

This Halloween, Guests will find 330 pumpkins, 175 meters of strings of lights, 56 lanterns, 40 friendly ghosts and numerous skeletons – the largest of which is three meters high – decorating the Park throughout the season. Magic Shots* will also be decked out in Halloween colors with many surprises.

Disney’s Halloween Festival is the perfect opportunity to discover, or rediscover, Disneyland Paris’ most exciting attractions. Guests can venture into the spirit-filled mysterious journey of Phantom Manor, with 60 Audio-Animatronics®, 50 special effects and no less than 400 pieces of decor. There’s also the head-spinning falls of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Did you know that its elevators do not actually dropped into emptiness but are, in fact, pulled down? This original system causes the elevator to descend faster than it would by gravity alone and allows Guests to feel like they are flying when they put their arms in the air.

The shopping experience will also take on a wicked twist. Many new items will be available in the Resort’s shops – at Thunder Mesa, Tower Hotel Gifts and World of Disney – allowing everyone to proudly wear this season’s colours. “Fabulously Villainous,” a brand-new textile and lifestyle collection designed by the Disneyland Paris teams,  proudly features Disney Villains on sweaters, scarfs, umbrellas, badges and even a light-up cup.

Food and beverage offerings will also be deliciously wicked with, such as the Disney Villains Plate available in select table service restaurants. Choose a savory meat dish stuffed with pumpkin and “trompettes de la Mort” (“deadly” wild mushrooms) topped with a “sauce diable” (devil’s sauce) or Snow White’s Evil Queen menu which includes a dessert inspired by the famous poisonous apple. Snacks will also have a few tricks up their sleeves, such as spooky shortbreads with Cruella and Mickey, known as the “Sabl’Effrayant Mickey.“

Also new this year, Disney Hotels will be decked out in Fall colors to welcome Guests in a special Halloween-inspired atmosphere. Decorations, photo opportunities with Disney Characters and restaurants will extend the magic of the most wickedly fun season of the year!

* Magic Shots are photo opportunities offered by Disney PhotoPass Photographers who invite Guests to follow their directions and pose for a photo where there’s a surprise interaction. Through the magic of Disney, the final photo will feature a Disney Character or a surprising piece of décor alongside the Guest.

Disney’s Halloween Party will spellbind Disneyland Park on October 31, 2021 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

During this can’t-miss evening, Disneyland Park will be open exceptionally until 2am with captivating evening ambiance and décor, plus major attractions such as Phantom Manor, Big Thunder Mountain, Peter Pan’s Flight and Pirates of the Caribbean. Disney Characters and Villains will be on hand for wickedly festive entertainment and much more! Guests can dress up and reveal their wicked side along with Disney Villains. Tickets for Disney’s Halloween Party  also allow early access to Disneyland Park to enjoy the attractions as of 5pm. Reserve here

Some experiences, shows or events will not be available or may be modified depending on the evolution of the health and safety measures and recommendations from public authorities. Guests can visit disneylandparis.com for the most recent updates All the events, shows, attractions and animations mentioned might also be modified, delayed, cancelled or closed without advance notice and they are subject of climatic conditions.

About Disneyland Paris

Euro Disney Associés S.A.S, operating company of Disneyland Paris, which includes Disneyland® Park, Walt Disney Studios® Park, seven Disney Hotels, two convention centers, the entertainment center Disney Village® and a 27-hole golf course, is the leading European touristic destination. More than 500 professions and roles are represented (from marketing to finance, but also with unique roles such as engineer or gilder craftsman) through 124 nationalities and 20 spoken languages. Disneyland Paris is the number one single-site employer in France and the largest private employer in the department of Seine-et-Marne.

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