A Disney Halloween Party At Home

A Disney Halloween Party At Home

Halloween is almost here! We love Halloween and everything it entails; costumes, food, games, and fun drinks. It’s especially fun at Walt Disney World, but sometimes you just can’t get away! Consider this our Disney Halloween Roundup of all the things you can do to make it feel like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at home. Ready to make some cozy pumpkin treats at home or in a time crunch to pull a party together? We got that too with some last-minute tips. From Disney party food, pumpkins, costumes, music lists, and movies you’ll have everything you need to make it magical.

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How to Have a Last-Minute Disney Halloween at Home

A Disney Halloween month can be a lot of things! Cozy fall recipes are perfect for settling in and staying home. A slew of Halloween movies and classic Disney Channel Halloween episodes to watch and the best Halloween DIY projects to help spruce up your home for the season. Here are all our favorite ways to have a Disney Halloween at Home! 

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Disney Halloween Hot Cocoa Board

Nothing is easier than getting together all the hot cocoa fixings you have around the house for a Hot Cocoa Station. And for Halloween why not take it one step further by making it the centerpiece of the fun? Gather some mugs, cocoas, and toppings- like marshmallows, chocolate, sauces, and sprinkles, and set it up. Check out our Halloween Hot Cocoa Board for even more Halloween Inspiration. 

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Disney Halloween Party Recipes

Dipped Oreos

Last Minute: We love the Oreos dipped in orange frosting. Tip: Microwave store-bought frosting until it’s just a little softer and you can dip the oreo in the jar. Once dipped, place the cookie on wax paper to set. Meanwhile, you can grab dark chocolate chips ( which are a little bigger than normal chips) and flip them over so the flat side is up, and glue them onto the Oreos as mickey ears with frosting. You can also use chocolate melts if you have them on hand for the mickey ears. We used our Dipped Oreos for our Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Night, complete with even more easy recipes to try!

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Pumpkin Spice Macarons

Use macaron batter to create cute pumpkin Mickey’s for the season. We’ve even added pumpkin spices and frosting faces to make these a little more fun. Check out our Pumpkin Spice Mickey Macarons recipe for a showstopper treat. 

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Copycat Recipe

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Coffee Copycat Recipe 

Hold onto the Halloween season with fall flavors in your coffee. We LOVE this copycat recipe from Starbucks, perfect for the fall season. Just grab cold brew, cream and spices to make this coffee drink in a jiffy. 

Cinderella Inspired Pumpkin Chai Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte Recipe

We couldn’t rightfully say it was fall without trying a billion recipes for pumpkin spice lattes to get us through the busy holiday season and all those parties! We love this Cinderella-inspired Pumpkin Chai Latte for something easy. Just heat up a milk of your choice, add some chai tea, pumpkin and spices and you’re golden. Perfect for harried days when you need a break. 

Halloween Monster Cupcakes

We also love the idea of just grabbing some cake mix for monster cupcakes of all kinds! This little green monster was found at Pop Century Resort at Walt Disney World. But you can make your own at home with some cake mix, frosting, sprinkles, and candy eyes. Head to our Disney Halloween board on Pinterest for even more ideas. 

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Disney Halloween Music 

Last Minute: Try out our favorite Spotify Playlist for Disney Halloween Songs or check out Disney Halloween songs on Amazon Music!

We love the music at the Boo To You Halloween Parade but sometimes you need something a little more scary, fun or non-repetitive. Grab your favorite soundtracks for the best music to have on hand, you can Bluetooth from your device to your speakers. Here are our favorites

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Disney Halloween Costume Ideas

Last Minute: We love costumes that are quick and easy! We already let you in on our Haunted Mansion costumes, but we’re always looking for good quick, last-minute throw-together ideas. Check out our favorite Halloween Costumes for Three and a fun way to make Winne the Pooh Costumes for a group. Lauren Conrad’s Cruella costume took a little more work than we had time to do, but chances are you have a black dress somewhere that could make this work.

Disney Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Last Minute: Make it simple. Some paint, some cardboard cut into mickey ears and you’re all set. Sometimes we get lazy. Mainly because sometimes… we just go to parties for the food. That said, we don’t necessarily always want to get all ambitious when it comes to pumpkin carving time with loads of seed and large knives. We do however still want to impress people… so sometimes we’ll paint our pumpkins instead. You can do this with paint pens, nail polish, or whatever paint you have laying around the house.

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Disney Halloween Decorations

Last Minute: Set up your Disney mugs as vases for orange flowers or as little stands for mini pumpkins. Trying to figure out all the ways we can cut corners so we have enough money left over for Christmas gifts, later on, we many times will make our own decorations. Mind you, they usually look stellar, but still – they are homemade and cheap. We really liked the printed Disney Villain Wanted posters, and taking any ol’ Christmas balls, and a mickey hat from the parks for this wreath. Take a look at the best new Disney Halloween Merchandise to dress up your home.

DIY Haunted Mansion Mantle

And of course, we also love pulling together things we didn’t know we had to make something new! Check out our latest Disney Halloween Decor DIY honoring Haunted Mansion! Complete with a fancy wreath and spooky webs. 

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Disney Halloween Games

Last Minute: We love fun and free Disney Games. Just click on the images below to print the Halloween Bingo Cards set below. Use candy as bingo markers and just call out the characters like standard Bingo. If you’re venturing out for trick or treat you can use these as they’re intended as Disney Halloween costume scavenger hunt checklist. Either way its a great way to infuse a little Disney into your party. Got a little more time, check out this Haunted Mansion trivia and myth infographic. Use it as a trivia game and award winners candy.

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Disney Halloween Movie Night

Last Minute: We’ve pulled together all the BEST Disney Channel Halloween Episodes you can watch on Disney Plus plus the best family-friendly Disney Halloween movies. We find all of these flicks are somewhat kid-safe and grandma-friendly. Some are found right on YouTube, and you can always pick up the others at your local library.  Check out our spookiest movie nights. We’ve gathered recipes and fun for Haunted Mansion and Nightmare Before Christmas. 

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Disney Halloween at Home

Hopefully, this post has been helpful. Check out everything we’ve pulled together for Disney Halloween Fun at Home. Whatever your plans for Halloween we hope you have the best time and find ways to make it a little more magical:)

Disney Halloween Party Ideas for a last minute party include foods, music, quick costumes and decor! See all our favorite halloween party ideas you can pull together at the last minute. #disneyhalloween #disneyparty #polkadotpixies #disney

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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.

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