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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Nov. 1, 2015

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

This week, we shared some great Halloween stories as well as a few popular announcements, including an update that you can now make reservations for Club Villain, a special ticketed event in Sunset Showcase adjacent to Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.


Club Villain will provide a spellbinding evening to savor culinary delights from New Orleans and beyond, meet with some of your favorite villains and dance the night away. The first Club Villain will take place Jan. 16, and reservations are open this weekend. To learn more, visit Pam’s original story for more.


And did you see Erin’s story on the tiny house built into the trunk of a tree in Adventureland at Disneyland park? Many guests have wondered who its diminutive resident could be. And if that’s you, go visit Erin’s original story right now.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Guests Show Their Best Disney Costumes at the D23 Mousequerade Contest – Need a little inspiration for your Halloween costume this year? Look no further than this group of Disney fans who showed their passion for favorite characters (and even attractions) at the Mousequerade event at the D23 Expo earlier this year.

A Unique Point of View: Up Close with Colorful Characters in Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Park – Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland park is a colorful feast for the eye as well as the camera lens. From the buildings to the interactive gags, a surprise is found around every corner.

VIDEO: Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake from Disneyland Resort – Halloween is almost here but pumpkin cheesecake is a favorite all autumn long, whether it’s an indulgent in-park dessert or a perfect crowd-pleaser for family gatherings, like Thanksgiving.

Explore the Disneyland Dream Suite – This 9-minute video features the perspectives of renowned Imagineer Kim Irvine, explores the suite’s uniquely themed rooms and demonstrates the charming effects that come to life in surprising fashion.

Disney Days of Past: Villains Are Getting Ready! – The favorite day of many Disney villains is almost here, Halloween! In this snapshot from 2000 we see a frightful cast of characters getting ready for Villains’ Night Out. Hold on to your treats, I think this crew is more about the tricks!

Wildlife Wednesday: Halloween Tales from Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Halloween is only a few days away, and we want to share some fun Halloween tales (and tails!) with you from Disney’s Animal Kingdom about the Malayan flying foxes, Okapis and Baobab trees.


  • Will meet & greet available in Club Villain?

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