In under two weeks, villains will officially take over at Disneyland Resort and Halloween time will begin!
Disneyland Resort’s popular Halloween party, Oogie Boogie Bash will begin on September 9 and run through October 31 at Disney California Adventure, and Halloween decorations and specialty offerings will be found throughout both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.
While there will be a number of fun things for Guests at both Parks, Disneyland Guests visiting during October will have to plan accordingly since one park will not be open as late as it has been this summer. Even though Park hours through only October 5 have been announced at this time, Disney California Adventure Park will seemingly only be open until 8 p.m. on weekdays. On the other hand, Disneyland Park will be open until 10 p.m.
It is important to note that these reduced weekday hours are not just because of Oogie Boogie Bash that will be held at the park. On days when there is an Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween party, Disney California Adventure will only be open until 6 p.m. for regular theme park Guests. Oogie Boogie Bash will run from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. on those nights.
At the time of publication, Disney has not said why it has decided to reduce the Park hours, but note that Park hours are always subject to change and can often be adjusted seasonally. Recently, theme park attendance has seemingly been down, but there is a big chance that they could increase again once new Magic Key Passes go on sale on August 25 and Guests begin to make their reservations at both Disneyland and DCA.
Here is some more exciting information on the spookiest time of the year at Disneyland Resort:
Calling all fans of frightfully fun family experiences… the Halloween season will once again come to life at the Disneyland Resort! From Sept. 3 – Oct. 31, 2021, you will delight in the spooky fun of Halloween Time, at both Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park. You will not want to miss all the treasured magic – from transformed Halloween-themed attractions and sightings of your favorite Disney characters and villains, to seasonal décor and delightfully delicious treats. Downtown Disney District also gets into the spirit with delightful décor, seasonal treats and an all-new Halloween-themed pumpkin hunt, Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit.
Since theme park hours for the full month have not been released at this time, it is possible that Disney could decide to expand their hours as more reservations are made. But for now, Guests visiting Disney California Adventure in October need to be aware that the Park may not be open as late as they would like.
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