Fall is a great time to visit Disney Water Parks! It’s still warm, but not hot, and you’ll experience lower crowds. Now this year, Disney has given us another reason to spend the day at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon on Halloween! Catch all the details below.
Here are all the details from Disney cast member Jacqueline Logan:
Looking for a unique way to celebrate Halloween at Walt Disney World Resort? How about relaxing on the sandy shores of Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon for a day of tropical Halloween fun! The warm Florida weather and fewer wait times at your favorite Typhoon Lagoon attractions make fall the perfect time to plan your visit. Here’s a list of all the exclusive offerings coming to Typhoon Lagoon only on Oct. 31, 2019.
1 – Go Trick or Treating
Who says trick or treating is just for kids? For the first time, guests of all ages can grab some goodies at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon. Check out all three candy stops: Typhoon Lagoon’s front entrance, Singapore Sal’s and Safe Harbor.
2 – Taste this Halloween-Inspired Dole Whip
If you love Dole Whip, you definitely need to try this all-new spooky dessert. Available for one day only at Happy Landings Ice Cream, the I-Scream Cone features Orange Dole Whip Soft Serve, a sandwich cookie waffle cone, colorful Halloween sprinkles and a white chocolate surfboard.
3 – Meet Your Favorite Disney Characters in Their Halloween Costumes
Shiver me timbers! Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck are ready to celebrate Halloween, pirate style. Sailing to Typhoon Lagoon for one day only, look for Mickey and Donald near the Clock Tower.
4 – Show Off Your Dance Moves
No Halloween celebration is complete without great music. Head to the Clocktower stage near the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Pool for an unforgettable DJ Dance Party and some wickedly good beats.
5 – Bring Home a Halloween Craft
From tie-dye projects to coloring pages, the arts and crafts at Disney water parks are always a great way for families to spend quality time together. And in honor of Halloween, you can decorate your very own mini-pumpkin.
6 – Check Out Pumpkin Carvings at Singapore Sal’s
Carving jack-o-lanterns has always been one of my favorite Halloween traditions. Visit Singapore Sal’s for a festive display of carved pumpkins. You can even vote on your favorite!
7 – Enjoy Fall Treats All Season Long
In addition to all of the exclusive Halloween festivities at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, you can also try fall-inspired menu items including Pumpkin Milkshakes, Pumpkin Cream Churros and Pumpkin Sundaes. Available now through Nov. 23, 2019, learn more about these delicious treats and where to find them in the park here on our Instagram post (swipe through to see all the photos).
These new Halloween offerings at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon let you experience both the Disney Water Parks and Halloween in a whole new way.
RELATED ARTICLE: Top 5 Attractions at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
by Mike and Jamie Sylvester
The story goes, what once was a tropical paradise was struck by a typhoon, resulting in the jungle filled, shipwrecked environment known at Typhoon Lagoon. We simple love Disney’s back story on this well thought out water theme park which is a favorite for many! What makes Typhoon Lagoon especially awesome – we’d have to say it’s these top 5 attractions among many other reasons.
1 – Crush ‘N’ Gusher
How does a 400-foot-long tube raft/coaster ride sound? Awesome! You’ll want to check out the Crush ‘N’ Gusher at Typhoon Lagoon to experience what feels like a water rollercoaster. When people talk about Typhoon Lagoon, Crush ‘N’ Gusher tends to be one folks want to ride again and again. Grab a friend, as this is a multi-person raft ride that will have you propelled by powerful jets up hill and back down over and over again. Be prepared as some of the dips are rather steep, and some turns are just as thrilling. Themed as a fruit chutes, guests have the chance to pick between pineapple, coconut, or banana. After that, just get ready to feel as if you’ve been crushed and gushed into a fruit smoothie yourself!
2 – Surf Pool
How cool is it that Typhoon Lagoon holds North America’s largest wave pool?! This thing is massive and if you’ve seen an aerial view of Typhoon Lagoon, you can’t miss the Surf Pool. Kids, teens, and adults have the opportunity to enjoy the waves which are slightly different in strength and size at different areas of the pool. This signature attraction offers 6-foot swells which is the best place to surf on Disney property! There is even a chalkboard near the edge of the pool beach that allows guests to view the day’s wave schedule. So dive in the deep end and get ready to catch a wave! The great thing about the surf pool is that if the waves are too much for young ones, or if you are just looking to relax, the shallow sandy white beach is the perfect place to lounge and let the ripples gently roll in over you! We especially love the jungle paradise that surrounds the pool with palm trees and boulders lining the shore line. If you are looking for the motion of the ocean… the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Pool is the place to be!
3 – Miss Adventure Falls
Miss Adventure Falls, Typhoon Lagoon’s newest water attraction is a family-friendly water adventure that replaced the popular Shark Reef. Miss Adventure Falls bring to life the story of Captain Mary Oceaneer, a treasure-hunting heroine who got stranded with her pet parrot at Typhoon Lagoon years ago by a rogue storm. In a first for a water attraction in Florida, guests are transported in their rafts to the top of the slide. While traveling up to the top, guests will pass Mary’s wrecked ship where her parrot is talking alongside their treasures. This allows for a longer ride time and it saves guests from climbing to the top of the attraction. From the top, the water adventure takes twists, turns, and dips. You’ll see deep-sea artifacts that Oceaneer collected on her treasure hunts around the world! With a ride time of two minutes, it is the longest attraction at Typhoon Lagoon.
4 – Humunga Kowabunga
Ok, so we try to be brave when it comes to Humunga Kowabunga. This attraction basically spits you out of Mount Mayday with a 5-story drop in a near-vertical position. To make matters a little more thrilling, Typhoon Lagoon makes you do it in the dark! So, yeah – 214 foot drop, 60-degree angle, in the dark – sign us up! Tip – this ride goes quick, so for those of you that are maybe uncomfortable with the dark but enjoy speed, don’t let the thought of darkness stop you from riding. Just keep in mind you’ll be in the light within seconds.
5 – Mayday Falls
Of the three “Falls” raft rides (Mayday, Keelhaul, and Gangplank), Mayday Falls is known as the most intense. This is likely because it’s also the highest and longest waterslide at Typhoon Lagoon. So, climb aboard the single-ridder tube and get ready for a fast, bumpy, and twisty ride all the way down Mount Mayday. We especially love the views from Mayday Falls – such as Typhoon Lagoon’s icon, the shipwrecked shrimp boat known at “Miss Tilly”. Unfortunately, it’s a sinking feeling once you realize how close you are to the Miss Tilly and how that means you have a long way down to the ground! It’s a long and fun ride – so sit back, hold on tight, and we’ll see you at the bottom.
Typhoon Lagoon is an awesome place to hang out in the sun while catching some waves, flying down waterslides, or simply floating along in the lazy river. We’ve listed our top 5 attractions, but we feel we must honorably mention Gangplank Falls (4-person inner tube ride) and Castaway Creek (blissful lazy river) among with many other excellent attractions. We’d love to hear about your favorite Typhoon Lagoon attraction!
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