Halfway to Halloween at Disney World

Halfway to Halloween at Disney World

Disney Parks has shared a slew of Halfway to Halloween celebrations on socials, and with activities, you can do at home! So take a break from your springtime plans to enjoy the best of what Halloween has to offer! New snacks, specials, and announcements are all part of #halfwaytohalloween!

Fireworks at Disney's Cinderella Castle

Halfway to Halloween Announcements

Tune in on @DisneyParks channels for all things Halloween! In the middle of spring! Typically happening the last week of April, Halfway to Halloween includes new snacks, watch parties, and Halloween announcements at Disney Parks. Here are the announcements from 2022. 

Twitter Watch Party | Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 8 pm ET | 5 pm PT

Featuring a Hocus Pocus film watch party and special Disney Halloween-inspired digital wallpaper. 

  • What: @DisneyParks Twitter #HocusPocusWatchParty  
  • When: Wednesday, April 27 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
  • Where: Twitter @DisneyParks – hashtag #HocusPocusWatchParty
  • Watch: Hocus Pocus is available to stream on Disney+ (subscription required)

@DisneyParks on Tik Tok | Thursday, April 28, 2022, 10 pm ET/7 pm PT

Live from multiple Disney Parks locations, including Disney Cruise Line, you can expect surprises, sneak peeks and new Hocus Pocus-inspired looks for Disney socials. 

  • What: #HalfwaytoHalloween TikTok LIVE  
  • When: Thursday, April 28 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Where: @DisneyParks on TikTok – hashtag #HalfwaytoHalloween

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is Returning in 2022

Running select nights from August 12 – October 31, 2022, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom is CONFIRMED for 2022. 

Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck and Clarabelle Cow dressed up as the Sandersons from the movie “Hocus Pocus”

Halloween on the High Seas Cruise Updates!

New this year Minnie, Clarabell, and Daisy dress up as the Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus! Plus a whole new pumpkin tree is setting sail on the Disney Wish this fall! Check out our guide to Halloween on the High Seas

Everything Halloween Page

And to celebrate #HalfwaytoHalloween Disney is rolling out the red carpet and lots of scrolling on the Halloween page. Complete with recipes, watch party info, Hocus Pocus Wallpapers, and more! Check out Everything Halloween! 


Halfway to Halloween Disney Parks DisneyBound

Guests are invited to celebrate Halfway to Halloween at Disney World and all Disney Parks as their favorite spooky characters in the parks to help celebrate Halfway to Halloween. Check out the Halloween Shop on shopDisney to get inspired. Be sure to tag @disneyparks #HalfwaytoHalloween to share your best looks. 

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c/o Disney Parks Blog

Halfway to Halloween Snacks 

April 28th marks the official #halfwaytohalloween point and Disney Parks pulls out the stops to bring spooky snacks and New Halloween Popcorn Buckets to Walt Disney World. 

Magic Kingdom Park

Sleepy Hollow (available April 28 through August 13)

  • Lady on the Gravestone 50th Chilling Chamber Pop: Citrus cake crumbs, raspberry buttercream, and blue crisp pearls (New)

Available at Liberty Square Popcorn Cart and Various Outdoor Vending Carts (available April 28 through May 1)

    • Jack Skellington Popcorn Bucket (Limit two per, person per transaction while supplies last)

Disney Springs

The Ganachery (available April 28 through May 1)

  • Sister’s Elixir Hot Cocoa Bomb: Dark chocolate cauldron filled with hot cocoa mix and marshmallows topped with an edible image of the Sanderson Sisters and a chocolate broom stirrer

Gideon’s Bakehouse (available April 28 through May 1)

Get an exclusive trading card during Halfway to Halloween. Each four and six cookie box will feature one of the sixteen cards, plus be on the lookout for a bonus card for those waiting in line featuring Barnabas Mephistophelittle! (Limit of one per person while supplies last)

  • Pumpkin Spice Shadow Cakes: Chocolate-dipped spice cakes with a pumpkin buttercream filling (New)
  • Frankenstein Cake Slices: A three-layer chocolate cake covered in cookies and cream buttercream and loaded with M&M’s
  • Valentina Cake: Classic red velvet cake covered in a light and fluffy cookies and cream marshmallow buttercream

Available at Various Outdoor Vending Carts in West Side (available April 28 through May 1)

  • Mickey Mummy Popcorn Bucket (Limit two per, person per transaction while supplies last)

Disney Resorts

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (available April 28 through May 1)

  • Hocus Pocus “Amuck” Cakes: Rich devil’s food cake with “peanut boo-tter” filling decorated to resemble all three Sanderson Sisters

Various Hocus Pocus-inspired décor

Halfway to Halloween At Home Planning Guide

Disney Parks Blog is sharing even more ways you can get ready for Halloween early at home! Here are our favorite ways to tackle some Halloween projects for those times you want to just stay indoors crafting. Check out our Haunted Mansion Halloween Wreath DIY and Mickey Ghost Felt Pillow you can make now. 

Halfway to Halloween Decor

Potion bottles, ancient books, and glasses and jars, along with mismatched candlesticks can really set a mood! See what you have laying around that can add to your Halloween Decorations. Be sure to build in some Hidden Mickeys with random coins or spiders and get inspired at shopDisney. 

Tabletop Spell Cards

Add a little mystery at your next get-together, or even just dinner with these Hocus Pocus tabletop name placards. Check out the Hocus Pocus Spell Book Printable Placards. Shared by Disney Parks Blog as part of Halfway to Halloween! 

Happy Haunts Paper Crafts

Have some crafting fun with these printable sheets to build your own Disney icons out of paper! Just download all the pieces and parts to create your own Haunted Mansion at home. Grab the instructions on Disney Parks Blog. 


Halfway to Halloween Games

Plan for a Disney Halloween Game Night at your place, and settle in for fun and trivia. Print out the scorecards, and watch the video to play along. Or maybe charades are more your style. Grab these Disney Halfway to Halloween Charades for your spooky night in. 

c/o Disney Raven’s Home

Halfway to Halloween Movies and Shows

There’s nothing better than settling into a batch of Halloween flicks for the day. Check out all our favorite Disney Channel Episodes for Halloween on Disney Plus, and our Disney Plus Halloween Movie List for the best things to watch on any upcoming rainy, cloudy or extra spooky day. 

Spooky Ghost Cupcake at Disney Hollywood Studiso

Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Roll from Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs

Halfway to Halloween Disney Parks Recipes

Or if you’re in the mood to tackle some of your favorite Disney Halloween Snacks to copycat home, check out Disney Parks Halfway to Halloween Recipes. Here you can grab all things pumpkin! Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin soup, pumpkin dip and pumpkin cupcakes. Plus, if you’re in the mood for “poison” apples, don’t forget all the caramel apple reasons to celebrate Halfway to Halloween. Check out this Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Roll from Amorette’s Patisserie, to try your hand at Halloween Baking at home. 

Be sure to get creative! Use your favorite movies as inspiration for your next charcuterie board, cookie plate, or milkshake! Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloweentown, and Mickey’s Scariest Story Ever are all fun places to find your next bit of inspiration. 

Disney Halfway to Halloween Guide

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