Every Festive Disneyland Attraction You CAN'T Miss for Fall 2022

In our humble opinion, fall is the most beautiful time of year, and if you love celebrating all things autumn, from the seasonal changes to Halloween and Día de los Muertos, you can'miss all of the amazingness that Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California has going on this year.

From festive changes to rides to a brand new light show, seasonal autumn activities, tasty treats, celebratory merch and so much more, there's something for every Disney fan to dig into at the parks this year, and we have the details below!

Halloween Time (Sep. 2 to Oct. 31)

The Halloween Time festivities have already kicked off at Disneyland Park, as well as Disney California Adventure Park and even the Downtown Disney District, and the party will keep going all the way until the actual night of Halloween! That means all kinds of spooky haunts, seasonal treats, pumpkins galore and all the adorable merch you can dream of—and that's only the start of it.

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The Main Street Pumpkin Festival

Main Street, U.S.A., looks a little bit different this time of year as it's all decked out in delightful pumpkins, vibrant fall colors and more during the Main Street Pumpkin Festival. Of course, Disneyland's iconic giant Mickey Mouse pumpkin has made a return this year, making for some truly adorable photo opps.

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort brings frightfully fun experiences to guests throughout Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. From transformed Halloween-themed attractions and sightings of favorite Disney characters and villains, to seasonal décor, spectacularly spooky merchandise and delightfully delicious treats, there is family-friendly fun for every ghoul or goblin to enjoy at the Disneyland Resort. (Disneyland Resort)

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Buena Vista Street at California Adventure

Disney California Adventure Park's Buena Vista Street is named after the real-life street in Burbank where Walt Disney Studios resides, bringing all of the Hollywood glitz and glamor with it, and it's all decked out for the spooky season. For one, Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy will be dressed up in retro Halloween costumes to pose for photos with fans.

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort casts its spell throughout the entire resort from Sept. 2 through Oct. 31, 2022. Featuring festive seasonal décor including the Mickey Mouse pumpkin and The Headless Horseman statue, Halloween-themed attractions like Haunted Mansion Holiday and Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark, photo opportunities with favorite Disney characters and villains and specialty treats, there is something for everyone during this celebration. (Disneyland Resort)

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And if you like things a little spookier, wait until nightfall for a dazzling light projection show on the facade of Carthay Circle Restaurant, and snap some pics of the terrifying 10-foot-tall Headless Horseman statue, holding his own well-carved jack-o'-lantern head.

A 10-foot-tall statue of the Headless Horseman holding his jack-o-lantern head to the sky glows at night at Disney California Adventure Park. Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort brings frightfully fun experiences to guests at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

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Haunted Mansion Holiday

If you're holiday-obsessed, then you'll love the double whammy of festivities that comes from the Haunted Mansion Holiday, combining Halloween haunts with Christmas cheer with a little help from The Nightmare Before Christmas's Jack Skellington. The ride is completely transformed, both inside and out, for the occasion, complete with your favorite tracks from the classic film.

Haunted Mansion Holiday during Halloween Time at Disneyland Park features a merry makeover of the beloved eerie estate. Jack Skellington is behind the mayhem, decorating the mansion with frightfully festive touches inspired by Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas. Dedicated fans of the holiday house will look forward to spotting the annual bespoke gingerbread house on its precarious perch on the ballroom table. Other favorite sights await, including characters from the movie, Sally, Zero and other Nightmare nasties on hand. (Disneyland Resort)

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Make sure you hop into a Doom Buggy to see the incredible gingerbread house in the Haunted Mansion's dining room, topped with Lock, Shock and Barrel as they poke and prod at the holiday bakes.

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., will cast its eerie spell throughout the entire resort from Sept. 2 through Oct. 31, 2022. Inside the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Park, guests can expect the sweet sight and smell of the mansions annual bespoke gingerbread house, perched perilously on the ballroom table. Guests will also encounter Sally, Zero and other favorite characters from Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas. (David Nguyen/Disneyland Resort)

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark

Just for the Halloween season, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission BREAKOUT! is becoming Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark, literally transforming after nightfall into a new adventure. This one involves teaming up with Rocket Raccoon to save Groot from The Collector and his menagerie of the creepiest monsters around.

Guardians of the Galaxy–Monsters After Dark! — Guests will discover artifacts from the Super Hero universe as they tour the Tivan Collection as part of the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction, but this time, something has gone terrible wrong. The epic new adventure blasts guests straight into the Guardians of the Galaxy inspired story, alongside characters from the blockbuster films and comics. (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

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Haul-O-Ween

Disney California Adventure Park's Cars Land will also look pretty different over the next couple of months thanks to Haul-O-Ween. Mater's Junkyard Jamboree gets a twist as Mater's Graveyard JamBOOree, while Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters is now Luigi's Honkin' Haul-O-Ween.

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort returns with frightfully fun experiences for guests of all ages. Guests visiting Cars Land in Disney California Adventure Park will find that Radiator Springs transformed to Radiator Screams, decorated with frights and delights for a unique Haul-O-Ween makeover. Lightning McQueen, Mater, Cruz and Red will be ready to greet guests in their car-stumes before they race off to go trunk-or-treating. Popular Cars Land attractions rev up with Halloween spirit. (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

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All of the cars in Cars Land are also getting Halloween makeovers in the form of cute "car-stumes."

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort returns with frightfully fun experiences for guests of all ages. Guests visiting Cars Land in Disney California Adventure Park will find that Radiator Springs transformed to Radiator Screams, decorated with frights and delights for a unique Haul-O-Ween makeover. Lightning McQueen, Mater, Cruz and Red will be ready to greet guests in their car-stumes before they race off to go trunk-or-treating. Popular Cars Land attractions rev up with Halloween spirit. (Disneyland Resort)

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Halloween Screams

For a spectacular that will really cap off your night, be sure not to miss the supernatural "Halloween Screams" showcase, combining lights and projection to dazzle Disney ages of all fans. Whether you tune in on Main Street, U.S.A., at the Sleeping Beauty Castle or in front of "it's a small world," it's not one you'll soon forget—and on certain nights, it will also come with a spectacular firework show.

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort will bring frightfully fun experiences to guests with Halloween magic throughout Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks. In Disneyland Park, guests will enjoy a dreadfully delightful treat in the form of Halloween Screams, a supernatural projection and special effects show. On weekend nights, Halloween Screams will take to the skies with fireworks sure to waken the Halloween spirits. (Disneyland Resort)

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Plaza de la Familia (Sep. 2 to Nov. 2)

Halloween isn't the only holiday being celebrated at Disneyland this year. Until Nov. 2, Plaza de la Familia festivities will be taking place at Disney California Adventure Park's Paradise Gardens, inspired by the spirit of Día de los Muertos and the film Coco"A Musical Celebration of Coco" honors the music of the film, as well as the unbreakable love of family, while visitors can also enjoy Mariachi music at Paradise Gardens Bandstand or tasty Mexican eats at the Paradise Garden Grill.

Plaza de la Familia at Disney California Adventure Park celebrates the spirit of Día de los Muertos, plus decor and entertainment inspired by Disney and Pixars Coco. Among the activities to enjoy are A Musical Celebration of Coco, an entertaining street show honoring the beloved film and the everlasting bonds of family. (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

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