PHOTOS: Walt Disney World Resort cast members get in the pumpkin decorating spirit

in Disney, Park Secrets, Walt Disney World

One of the benefits of working for The Walt Disney Company is that the motto “all work and no play” doesn’t hold any weight, especially at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Cast Members across nearly all the resort hotels have been busily preparing pumpkins behind the scenes for their grand debut to the guests. From carved pumpkins in the traditional jack-o-lantern style, artistically painted pumpkins, to a more skillful type of carving to shape the pumpkin, these talented amateurs showed how they can create a different type of Disney magic for guests of all ages to enjoy. From a Space Mountain pumpkin at the Boardwalk Resort to a downed Star Wars AT-AT at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, the creativity was allowed to flow vividly just like the melted crayons did on the World Of Color pumpkin at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.


Collectively, its a marvel of well over 100 decorated pumpkins spread across the property. Now while we may have missed a few, be sure to check out our gallery and tell us which one is your favorite. And if you have a pumpkin you’d like to share with us, just snap a photo and show off your creation in the comments below.

For guests staying on property, or visiting on Halloween that would like to see some of these pumpkins in person, here’s the unofficial resort guide from when we tackled the great WDW pumpkin hit on the eve of Halloween; locations subject to change per resort.

Port Orleans Riverside (?) Main Lobby

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Port Orleans French Quarter (?) Main Lobby

Old Key West Resort (?) Main Lobby

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Saratoga Springs (?) Main Lobby

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All Star Sports – none
All Star Movies – none
All Star Music – none
Pop Century – none
Art of Animation (?) Landscape of Flavors Food Court

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Boardwalk Resort (?) Main Lobby

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Yacht Club – none
Beach Club – none
Saratoga Springs (?) Main Lobby
Animal Kingdom Lodge (?) Main Lobby

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Fort Wilderness Campground (?) The Settlement
Wilderness Lodge (?) Main Lobby

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Contemporary (?) Grand Canyon Concourse
Polynesian – none
Grand Floridian (?) The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Coronado Springs – Main Lobby

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