FIRST LOOK: Oogie Boogie Bash 2023 Debuts New Villains

Oogie Boogie Bash

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Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween Party returns to Disney California Adventure Park. During select nights between September 5 to October 31, 2023, the sold-out event will transform the park into a trick-or-treat haven for candy collecting, encounters with Disney villains, a spooky show, engaging photo opportunities, delightful parade, and exclusive food and merchandise. Attendees are invited to dress in their best Halloween costumes. Just make sure to adhere to park safety guidelines and regulations.

New for the 2023 season are two new villains making their debut at Treat Trails. Judge Doom seeks to destroy Toontown near Soarin’ Around the World. Coinciding with the 35th anniversary of the film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”. Yokai ponders menacingly in the newly opened San Fransokyo Square. Both villain and reimagined land based on the Disney animated film “Big Hero Six”. Other characters greet their fans such as Lotso from “Toy Story 3” giving hugs in front of Toy Story Midway Mania and Bruno from “Encanto” hides out at Grizzly River Trail.

Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Clarabelle Cow dressed as the Sanderson Sisters from “Hocus Pocus” cast spells from a bubbling cauldron in the Hollywood Backlot. Transformative photo backdrops are also set up for the evening in front of Carthay Circle and Paradise Park.

Returning Treat Trail Characters are welcomed back from previous years. The evening’s host needing no introduction from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, Oogie Boogie makes gambling bets inside the Disney Animation building. Follow the Grizzly River Run path to Mother Gothel from “Tangled”. Sid from “Toy Story” taunts the audience with his toy creations. Ernesto de la Cruz from “Coco” serenades at Hyperion Theater courtyard. Agatha from “Wanda Vision” conjures in Avengers Campus. Cruella de Vil invites amateur models down the red carpet. And Madam Mim from “The Sword in the Stone” prepares for a wizard’s duel with any and all challengers.

Villains Grove in the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail brings illuminating visions of villainy to light. Special lighting packages and projection effects based around prominent characters from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Alice in Wonderland”, “The Lion King”, “The Princess and the Frog”, and “Brave” brighten the pathways of the trail for a colorfully immersive stroll. Although no sugary candy to pass out here, attendees will find a different kind of treat that is just as sweet for the eyes and ears.

The Frightfully Fun Parade gathers the fun and fancy of Halloween through Disney California Adventure. The Headless Horseman his way at a steady pace. Mickey and Minnie dressed in their Halloween costumes open the parade. Floats and characters based on “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “The Haunted Mansion” greet and hitchhike to spooky tunes. Dr. Facilier summons the shadows and friends on the other side. A collection of favorite Disney villains gather on and near a decrepit castle.

The seasonal atmosphere returns to Halloween Time with purple and green lighting of bat banners, a Headless Horseman statue, and Oogie Boogie signage welcoming all to a creepy but family-fun affair. Although the Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween event is sold out, there is much to discover during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort from now until October 31, 2023.