Disney’s Fort Wilderness Announces Halloween Festivities; Trick-or-Treating Not Permitted

Disney's Fort Wilderness (Credit: Disney)

Halloween is right around the corner! For those visiting Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, it looks like the resort has a some “spook”tacular festivities planned. It should be noted however that trick-or-treating will not be permitted.


BlogMickey has reported guests staying at Disney’s Fort Wilderness during Halloween are receiving the following email:

Thank you for choosing the Walt Disney World® Resort and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground as your vacation destination. We are excited to share our hospitality with you. The spookiest season is still on the way to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and it’s bound to be frightfully fun. We look forward to hosting a variety of activities that will bedazzle and bewitch you.

This year on Halloween, guests at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground can participate in the golf cart and campsite decorating contests as well as our pet costume contest and pumpkin carving contest, with a few modifications. We are also excited to offer a new spellbinding pumpkin scavenger hunt for ghouls and goblins of all ages as well as the chance to decorate your own mini pumpkin! For those planning to wear a costume, make sure to read our official costume guidelines before brewing up your Halloween best, and remember that a costume mask is never a substitute for a required face covering.

Based on guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), trick-or-treating at the campground is not permitted and activities and gatherings should be limited to those in your travel party. Please also continue to practice physical distancing.

For more information on activities at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground this Halloween, make sure to visit the Bike Barn in the Meadows Recreation Area once you arrive. If you have questions or need assistance prior to your arrival, please contact your travel agent directly.

General Manager John Stafford and the team at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground look forward to your arrival and wish you a truly magical stay!

Disney Destinations, LLC


So, the no trick-or-treating is a bummer, but it sounds like there will still be plenty of fun things to enjoy! Golf cart and campsite decorating contests, pet costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, pumpkin scavenger hunt, and decorating your own mini pumpkin… so FUN! I mean who doesn’t want to see a pet costume contest?!

Source: BlogMickey

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