Browsing Category Halloween

Halloween in Cars Land

Monday, October 2, 2017

Last weekend we checked out Halloween at Disneyland and DCA, and Patrick was so taken by the decorations in Cars Land, he took a bunch of photos for you guys! Also, just an update on MaxPass using the Disneyland app: This time the app didn't work for us at all on cellular. From the moment we ...

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Nightmare Before Christmas Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Over Halloweekend (apparently this is a thing now) we got a chance to see the original cast of The Nightmare Before Christmas perform it live at the Hollywood Bowl! A few years ago we were able to see Danny Elfman performing a medley of the songs at LA Live, with special guest appearances by Catherine O'Hara ...

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Our Haunted Mansion Bathroom Makeover

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

I'll admit it: My dream is to live in a house that looks like Disneyland's Haunted Mansion on the outside and has rooms that look like different lands and attractions on the inside. Not just a bedroom full of Disney tchotchkes that say "Pirates of the Caribbean" on them, but an actual replica of a scene ...

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Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily’s Anaheim Halloween Parade Floats

Friday, October 30, 2015

Two of our all-time favorite artists are Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily, who have consistently created some of the best-looking art, sculptures and other merchandise ever sold by Disney—not to mention the only parade I've ever loved, Mickey's Soundsational Parade. A few years ago, they moved to Anaheim and began helping the city revamp its now-91-year-old Halloween parade. Once ...

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Throwback Thursday: Halloween at Dick Van Dyke’s House

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Those of you who see this annually, bear with me. I get a lot of questions this time of year about helping decorate Dick Van Dyke's house for Halloween. It was this crazy fluke that we knew somebody who knew somebody who helped Van Dyke stage his legendary Halloween displays. Dick Van Dyke LOVES Halloween—he says it's like ...

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party + Villains’ Not-So-Sinister Soiree

Thursday, October 23, 2014

When we were in Walt Disney World last month, we attended Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for the first time in four years, mostly so we could experience the new Villains' Sinister Soiree: A Wicked Takeover of Cinderella Castle—because if they were charging $99/person on top of the cost of a party ticket that costs $62–$77/person, it must be starring Michael ...

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