New “Nightfall with Disney Villains” Nighttime Projection Show & Overview of Halloween 2022 at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris has announced that the 2022 Halloween season will run from October 1st until November 6th. 

This year two Disney Halloween Parties will take place in Disneyland Park on October 29th and October 31st, 2022, until 2 a.m.!

Halloween garlands on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney
Halloween garlands on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

From the moment park goers enter Disneyland Park, they can enjoy the familiar Halloween time décor, including smiling pumpkins, garlands with lights, lanterns, friendly spooks, and joyful skeletons that are up to 3 meters (9,8 feet) tall. For the first time, all official Disneyland Paris hotels will also be decked out in  Halloween decorations.

Maleficent will be meeting park goers during the 2022 Halloween Season, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney
Maleficent will be meeting park goers during the 2022 Halloween Season, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney

Disneyland Park will also host several Disney Villain meet and greets (including Maleficent, Captain Hook, the Queen of Hearts, Cruella de Vil, etc.).

In addition, the Royal Castle Stage will host “Meet and Play” with Disney Villains. The Villains will jump into the limelight and interact with unsuspecting park goers afterwards. 

Mickey on his Illusion Manor float, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney
Mickey on his Illusion Manor float, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney

Mickey’s Halloween Celebration is also making a comeback after a two-year absence. The cavalcade features Disney Characters in their Halloween costumes. It also celebrates the beginning of the fall season in festive and colorful atmosphere. Furthermore, “Mickey’s Illusion Manor” float, will also make an appearance during the cavalcade. The latter of which is scheduled to run several times a day at Disneyland Park. We recommend checking the official app for exact show times during the season.

The Nightfall with Disney Villains show in Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney
The Nightfall with Disney Villains show in Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney

When the sun sets, Nightfall with Disney Villains will take place before Disney D-Light (the drone studded pre-show before Disney Illuminations). The show will feature Disney Villains taking over  Sleeping Beauty Castle, with a dancing fountain display and projection mapping.

Disneyland Park’s daily parade Disney Stars on Parade and the Gardens of Wonder, installation on Central Plaza, will also be available during the 2022 Halloween Season.

Exclusive 2022 Halloween merchandise preview at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney
Exclusive 2022 Halloween merchandise preview at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Halloween will also be celebrated in shops throughout the Park, where a wide selection of exclusive souvenirs dedicated to Mickey and his Friends, Disney Villains and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas will be available. 

Exclusive 2022 Halloween food items and drinks at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney
Exclusive 2022 Halloween food items and drinks at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Park goers will also be able to enjoy several new Halloween treats. Including the Wicked Whip, a surprising cone, an incredible Maleficent Sundae at the Lucky Nugget, a Mickey Mummy lollipop as well as several other food items. Exclusive beverages will also be added to select bar and restaurant menus, including the Little Devil Cocktail, the Poisoned “Apple” and the alcohol free Oogie Boogie mocktail. Please drink responsibly. 

Halloween decorations on lamp posts on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney
Halloween decorations on lamp posts on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Iconic Disney Halloween Parties will also return to Disneyland Park on October 29th and October 31st.  The Two parties will take place after nightfall and feature a selection of attractions that will remain open until 2 a.m.. Expect to enjoy Phantom Manor, Big Thunder Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean, along with an exclusive cavalcade and entertainment featuring the Disney Villains.

The evil queen in Snow White's Scary Adventures in Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney
The evil queen in Snow White’s Scary Adventures in Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney

New scare zones will also be available in select areas of Disneyland Park. These will immerse park goers in terrifying atmospheres. Expect to encounter strange zombies around Adventureland’s caves as well as crypts and ghostly encounters in Frontierland. At the stroke of midnight fearless park goers can head to Main Street, U.S.A. to enjoy a mysterious performance as ghostly spirits take over the area.

Jafar meeting park goers in Adventureland, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney
Jafar meeting park goers in Adventureland, Disneyland Park, Paris. Source: Disney

Discover new exclusive shows, created with Disney Halloween parties in mind. The Halloween cavalcade will also run during both parties. Last but not least, Disney Villains will also spend time across the Park to interact with the bravest Guests. 

Are you looking forward to the Halloween season at Disneyland Paris? Let us know in the comments below.

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Published by Eric from AirMagique

Eric is the host and chief content editor of the AirMagique - Unofficial Disneyland Paris Podcast. He writes articles, takes photographs, produces videos and edits the podcast.

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