The Disney movie is one of our favorites to watch every year, but imagine if it was possible to visit the mystical place where witches, vampires and monsters of all sorts live in peace. Well, you actually can because it’s a real place.
In 1998, Disney’s classic “Halloweentown” was filmed in St. Helens, Oregon and ever since, they transform their Riverfront District into the Spirit of Halloweentown, a celebration of all things spooky.
The event is made to celebrate Halloween throughout October and every year it attracts tens of thousands of visitors that immerse themselves between giant scarecrows, fall colors and merchants turned to immortal forms as fairies, witches ghosts, and ghouls.
They decorate everything with such detail just like the recreation of the Giant Pumpkin to make you feel as if you are a part of the iconic movie and also you’ll find yourself with a huge feast as they offer traditional fall eats like nachos, homemade cakes and pies, caramel apples, chili, chowder and candy all around.
This year, the celebration will start from September 26 and will last to November 1. The Giant Pumpkin will be lighted up in October 3 and stays lit throughout the month which takes the celebration to another level.
And as they take Halloween very seriously, there are a lot of things to experience and see such as the Haunted Hotel which is a scary new attraction; the Museum of Peculiarities and Oddities, an Alien Exhibit, street performances, a tiny parade of pumpkins and many more.
There are several types of tickets and are limited right now as they are following orders regarding recommendations during the pandemic. Remember this is for everyone to have fun but also to keep you safe. So tickets are offered online only in order to control crowd numbers. To check prices and purchase your type of ticket, you can visit their website here.
“We’re passionate about celebrating Halloween and can’t wait to see you in 2020!” reads in their description.
Would you like to visit it?