Halloween at the Parks

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The Halloween season has officially come to an end but don’t mourn for too long… Christmas time is just around the corner (Nov 9)! Part of the fun during the “seasons” at Disneyland is seeing the parks all decked out and tasting all the goodies. We’ve listed some of our favorites from this spooky Halloween season below. Let us know which were your favorites!

Main Street: 

  • Graveyard and Mummy Donut
  • Mummy Rice Krispy
  • Dia de los Muertos Candy Apple
  • Pumpkin Spice Frosted Pretzels (Not Pictured)
  • Cauldron Popcorn Bucket

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We had to get to the park at rope drop to get our hands on these delicious donuts. Others were rushing to the rides, we were rushing to the food…priorities!

Mummy Mickey Main Street

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We had to put this amazing popcorn bucket on here because 1. Disneyland popcorn is the best 2. This is one of our favorite souvenirs.

Popcorn Bucket

Frontierland:

  • Frozen Abuelita Horchata
  • Sugar Skull Pot de Creme
  • Churro Sundae

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We were split on the Frozen Abuelita Horchata… Mom and Kenzie loved it, Cody and Courtney not so much. But something we all can agree on is the Sugar Skull Pot de Creme…DELICIOUS

Cody

We were late to the party on this one. This was so so yummy and we wish we would’ve tried it sooner… we look at it as a blessing in disguise, probably better we only tried it in it’s last run, could’ve been a dangerous addiction.Processed with VSCO with e1 preset

California Adventures:

  • Bat Wing Sundae
  • Spider Silk Macaron
  • Spicy Pepper Jack “Dog”
  • Sugar Skull Cake

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Spicy! Spicy! Spicy! Granted, we knew what we were getting ourselves into but in doing so, it took us some time to recover. Let’s just say we did NOT ride the Incredicoaster after eating this. Delicious BUT SPICY.

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It’s all about balance right?? There are some veggies on Cody’s plate…

THIS CAKE. Cream cheese frosting with a Churro flavored mousse filling? Yes. We devoured it. And Yes. We thought about getting another piece.

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Hope you enjoyed the Halloween season in the parks as much as we did!

 

The Halloween Tree

Processed with VSCO with l7 presetDid you know about The Halloween Tree in Frontierland?? We didn’t know about it until we were huddling beneath it for shade and noticed a plaque which read-

“On the night of Halloween 2007 this stately oak officially became The Halloween Tree realizing famed author Ray Bradbury’s dream of having his symbol for the Holiday become a part of Disneyland.”

Inspired by Ray Bradbury’s 1972 novel “The Halloween Tree”, it’s decorated in lights and jack-o-lanterns. Next time you’re in the Frontierland keep your eyes open for this cute oak tree!

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Why We Love Being Annual Passholders

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Last weekend, we ended our day at the park with a purchase at the Castle Holiday Shoppe in Fantasyland. The cast member helping us asked if we were annual passholders (we are) and then she asked us what our favorite part about being an annual passholder is. We haven’t been asked that question in a loooonng time and it made us think…what IS our favorite part about being annual passholders?

Kenzie: “You can be a little spontaneous! Many times when Courtney and I have been down in Orange County visiting our parents (and the dogs), we’ve made a pit stop for some churros or popcorn. We used to do it in High School too, after class we’d go to Disneyland for the night and just hang out. No pressure, no plans.”

Courtney: “My favorite thing about being a passholder is being able to go to the park any time. We can go just for dinner or to catch a parade or show that we haven’t seen in a while. Also, we get to experience Disney year round, through every holiday. I can’t wait to see the park all decked out for Christmas! It’s my favorite”

Cody: “The Food. That’s not really an annual passholder answer but my favorite part is the food…”