Fall Favorite Celebrations at Disneyland Resort: Highlights for Foodies

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Between the themed treats for Halloween Time (Sept. 2-Oct. 31, 2022) and traditional dishes at Plaza de la Familia (Sept. 2-Nov. 2, 2022), foodies can savor a variety of seasonal flavors during the fall favorite celebrations at Disneyland Resort. Guests looking to creepily crawl their way through this year’s menu can plan ahead by mobile ordering food and beverages from select quick-service dining locations on the Disneyland app.*

The full list of this year’s goodies** is available on the Disney Parks Blog. Here are just some of the must-try eats and sips to sample:

Halloween Time tricks and treats across the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort chefs concocted eerily enticing Halloween foods, such as:

  • (New) Oktoberfest-inspired burger from Galactic Grill: angus beef patty, bratwurst, grilled peppers and onions, sauerkraut and mustard cheese on a pretzel bun
  • (New) Halloween cake from French Market Restaurant: purple-colored vanilla sponge cake, raspberry mousse, fresh raspberries and candied cocoa nibs
  • Oogie Boogie worms and dirt cake from Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Café: chocolate cake filled with raspberry jam, topped with mocha mousse, chocolate cookie, candy worms and chocolate décor
  • Themed treats from GCH Holiday Cart in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa: offerings include a specialty hot chocolate, Mickey Jack Skellington cookie, Sanderson Sisters crisped rice treat and more

Palate pleasers at Plaza de la Familia in Disney California Adventure Park

Paradise Garden Grill features Mexican dishes inspired by the traditions of Día de los Muertos:

  • Traditional tamale plate: green chile chicken tamales with Spanish rice and pinto beans
  • (New) Carnitas burrito: pork carnitas, Spanish rice, pinto beans and salsa verde, served with house-made tortilla chips
  • (New) Chorizo quesadilla (plant-based): poblano, onions and mozzarella, topped with cilantro crema, served with salsa roja and escabeche
  • (New) Elote: roasted corn on the cob topped with crema, cotija, chili powder and chicharrones crumble

Celebratory churro crawl

Ten variations of this classic treat materialize across Disneyland Resort, including:

  • (New) Chocolate cookie crumble churro from the Town Square and Sleeping Beauty Castle churro carts: with creamy peanut butter-vanilla dipping sauce
  • (New) Peanut candy churro from the Grizzly Peak churro cart: rolled in peanut powder, sugar and crushed peanuts, drizzled with peanut butter sauce
  • (New) Pumpkin spice churro from Buena Vista and Tomorrowland churro carts: rolled in pumpkin spice-flavored sugar
  • Fruity sugar churro from Cozy Cone: tossed in fruity cereal sugar, topped with a purple and green glaze

Spicy seasonal selections

Daring diners can add some “kick” to their fall festivities with unique, spicy menu items:

  • (New) Ghost pepper nachos from Lamplight Lounge: charred ghost pepper-marinated chicken, smoky ghost pepper cheese sauce, black bean puree, avocado tomatillo salsa and seasoned tomatoes
  • Spicy chicken and fries from Flo’s V8 Café: steak fries drizzled with ranch dressing, topped with chicken tenders tossed in mango-habanero sauce
  • Supernova Pizza Special from Alien Pizza Planet: spicy blush sauce, Italian sausage, crispy cupped pepperoni, mozzarella, pepper jack, red pepper flakes and Fresno chiles
  • (New) Spicy firefly chips from Refreshment Corner: spicy corn chips topped with chili, cheese and jalapeños

Plethora of pumpkin pickings

Pumpkin fans will appreciate several offerings featuring this quintessential autumn flavor:

  • Pumpkin spice funnel cake from Stage Door Café: pumpkin spice-dusted funnel cake with spiced caramel drizzle, toffee bits, whipped cream and chocolate curls
  • (New) Pumpkin cheesecake from Jolly Holiday Bakery Café: Classic pumpkin cheesecake decorated with a chocolate spider web and spiced Chantilly
  • (New) Pumpkin cold brew from Red Rose Taverne: cold brew coffee flavored with pumpkin, vanilla and spices, topped with whipped cream
  • (New) Pumpkin-spiced Donuts from Lamplight Lounge: warm, fluffy donuts tossed in pumpkin-spiced sugar served with orange cream cheese dip and hot buttered rum sauce

Favorite fall refreshments

Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and over) capture the essence of fall favorite celebrations in a cup:

  • (New) Butter pecan cold brew from Pym Test Kitchen: butter pecan-flavored cold brew coffee, topped with candied pecans
  • (New) Día de los Muertos cocktail from Hearthstone Lounge: Codigo Reposado tequila, chambord, Dolin Dry vermouth, Campari, Angostura bitters and Dr. Adam’s Spanish bitters, garnished with a lemon twist (available through Oct. 31)
  • (New) Candy corn cream soda from Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen: Monin candy corn syrup, vanilla, soda and a splash of cream, garnished with candy corns; guests 21 and over can request to transform this into a cocktail with Pinnacle Cake vodka (available Sept. 26 through Oct. 31)
  • Pumpkin Down float from Ballast Point Brewing Co.: Scottish ale with hints of caramel, toffee and a boatload of roasted pumpkin, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, pumpkin spice whipped cream, ginger snap crumbs and a dulce de leche caramel sauce (available while supplies last, starting Oct. 1)

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Oogie Boogie is from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.”