We’re just a few months away from the theatrical release of Disney-Pixar’s COCO and just a few weeks away from “Dia de los Muertos” but there’s a lot in store to celebrate the festive holiday and the upcoming animated feature. At Disney California Adventure, the “Dia de los Muertos” celebrations have been dialed up over previous years with new entertainment and food options.

It all takes place at the Plaza de la Familia in the Paradise Gardens. Enjoy our pictorial look below!

Disney·Pixar’s COCO arrives in theaters in 3D on November 22.

A Musical Celebration of COCO

Assembled of a group of Folklórico dancers and the GRAMMY®-winning Mariachi Divas, this fun atmosphere entertainment includes our singing host Mateo who brings to life some of the storypoints and songs from the upcoming film.

The World of COCO Exhibit

Get a look at some of the visuals for the film.

Tree of Life

A special location where guests can remember their loved ones and snap a picture with the beautiful tree of life installation.

More to Explore

There’s decorations, food, and more to explore as part of the celebration.

Food and Beverage


Face Painting




But Wait, There’s More!

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort this year promises the return of several favorites such as Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy and Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland in addition to the new offerings in DCA including the Guardians of the Galaxy: Monsters After Dark attraction plus Cars Land Haul-O-Ween decorations and attraction layovers and decorations on Buena Vista Street. Plus, in celebration of the Dia de los Muertos-themed Pixar flick COCO, a whole new celebration is also being setup at Paradise Gardens. Learn more about 2017 Disney Halloween Time here.

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See it for Yourself

You can experience Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort from September 15 – November 2, 2017.