By Jocelyn Buhlman
Now is the time when ghosts are present—and while we might not all live in haunted mansions, any house can be hauntingly fun with the right attitude and resources! You may have strung up some spooky lights and put out pumpkins, but if you need to add some frightfully fun Disney magic to your at-home Halloween celebration, we’ve rounded up just what you need! Check out all the ways Disney is bringing the thrills and chills through virtual experiences all month long:
D23’s Creepy Classics
Starting October 1, we’re celebrating some of the creepiest and spookiest Disney movies you can stream on Disney+! Tune in every Thursday to our social media channels and D23.com for a special video introducing our weekly Creepy Classics pick—and then hit “play” on Disney+ to join in the spookiest watch party.
D23’s Halloween Mousequerade Costume Contest
Join us on Halloween for a special celebration with quite a cast of characters! We asked Disney fans to share their Halloween costume creations to enter for a chance to be crowned the winner. On October 31, watch our special presentation of D23’s Halloween Mousequerade Costume Contest to see the top ten finalist’s amazing costumes… and to find out which costume will be named “Best in Show”! Check out more information on Mousequerade here.
Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween
Every October, Freeform brews up a spooky schedule of our favorite Halloween classics, airing all month long, and 2020 continues that tradition. From animated favorites like Monsters, Inc. and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas to must-watch movies like Hocus Pocus, Disney fans will have a scary good time watching their favorite films during October. You can check out the full programming schedule (and start planning your movie nights!) here.
Scare Up Some Fun with Huluween
Your streams will turn to screams thanks to the third annual Huluween, which includes a full slate of nail-biting new Hulu Originals and an online Halloween immersive experience for fans to enjoy from home. Make sure to check out the Huluween content hub for hand-picked collections of Halloween content—sorted by scariness level, so if you’re in the mood for a not-so-scary stream, you’ll know exactly what to watch. This year’s content includes five new Hulu original series and films. Read more about how you’ll be shrieking with delight over at huluween.com.
Celebrate the Spookiness of Disney Parks from Home
Any house can be a haunted house—and Disney Parks Blogs has all the ghoulish delights you need to scare up the Halloween fun we know and love from Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Check out their “Halloween at Disney” page to see what fang-tastic activities they’ve summoned. Plus, you can watch a virtual viewing of Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Not-So-Spooky-Spectacular or hear the Dapper Dans devious ditty to stay in the spooky spirit. Need some treats while you enjoy these tricks? Disney Parks Blog has also compiled a list of favorite Halloween recipes you can cook up to taste the magic of Disney Parks from home.