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Our Favorite Disney Characters Who Wore Scary Good Halloween Costumes

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We look to Disney films for a variety of reasons—whether we need some inspiration, a feel-good moment, or a dramatic song to belt out in the shower—but, have you ever considered consulting a Disney character for Halloween costume inspiration? No, we don’t mean donning a princess dress to channel Cinderella or trading your legs for a tail to…

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7 Disney Parties We Wish We Were Invited To

By Savannah Salazar

Well, well. In honor of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil flying into theaters this Friday, we pay homage to one of the more iconic Maleficent moments. We’ve all been dazzled by the magic of Disney films but even more by the soirées and celebrations throughout. In fact, in the words of Maleficent, a Disney party is “quite a glittering…

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Which Sanderson Sister Are You?

By Karina Schink

Are you more of a Winifred, Mary, or Sarah? To truly take part in running amuck, amuck, amuck this Halloween you have to know where you belong in this iconic Salem trio. Take our quiz to find out, once and for all, which witch you are!

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Allison Speaks: Go Inside Hocus Pocus with Vinessa Shaw!

By Courtney Potter

When a trio of hilariously spooky 300-year-old witches cackled back to life in Disney’s 1993 comedy adventure Hocus Pocus, no one—from director Kenny Ortega to stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker—could have imagined its truly lasting appeal. Young and old alike still delight in the story of Max Dennison (Omri…

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Celebrate 25 Years of Hocus Pocus with These Spellbinding Quotes

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Hocus Pocus has cast its spell on us for 25 years now, and fans adore every aspect of the film. From the costumes to the music, Hocus Pocus is known for so many iconic elements, but perhaps none is more beloved than its unforgettable (and oh-so-quotable) dialogue. What’s your favorite line from the film? We’ve rounded up some of ours, which…

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5 Hocus Pocus Items that are Sure to Cast a Spell on You

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re not under one of Winifred Sanderson’s wicked spells—our love of Hocus Pocus really is that strong! As we celebrate 25 bewitching years of this Halloween classic, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items perfect for any fan of this film. And remember: D23 Members get a discount at shopDisney.

Thackery Binx Tank Top

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Did you know? 13 Diabolical Facts about Hocus Pocus

By Taylor White

D23 celebrates the 25th anniversary of Hocus Pocus with these 13 tricks and treats of trivia, conjured from the depths of the Walt Disney Archives!

1. Producer David Kirschner, the creator of the An American Tale and the Child’s Play franchises, originally conceived Hocus Pocus as a bedtime story for his two young daughters in the 1980s….

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Spooktacular Fanniversary crafts notebook covers

SPELL-WORTHY Spiral Notebook Covers

What you will need:

Spiral notebook
5 x 11 inch sticker paper
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Kids, please have a grown-up help you with the scissors.


Measure the cover of the spiral notebook with a ruler.
Print the cover onto sticker paper.
If the measurements are less than 8 x 10.5 inches, trim away the…

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Spooktacular Fanniversary Hocus Pocus word game

Hallowed Ground Word Guessing Game

What you will need:

10 sheets of card stock paper
Download Word Guessing Game

 Kids, have a grown-up help you with the scissors and glue.

To make the game cards:

Print the Hallowed Ground Word Guessing Game pages onto card stock.
Trim along the dashed lines and fold the cards in half, with printed side facing…

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Spooktacular Fanniversary Hocus Pocus photo props

Hocus Pocus Photo Props

What you will need:

Heavy printer paper
Wooden dowels
Tacky glue
Hot glue
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Kids, have a grown-up help you with the scissors and hot glue.


Print the pages onto heavy printer paper.
Cut out the art as close as possible.
Turn over the prop and hot glue a wooden dowel to the back to…

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