5 Things That Will Be DIFFERENT in Disney World in October

It’s October and you know what that means — Halloween!

Mickey, WE LOVE YA

Of course, October in Disney World will be full of spooky celebrations — but that’s not all! Some character dining locations are returning to normal, new offerings are hitting the parks, and another anniversary event is taking place. So, if you’re visiting the resort this month, take a look at the 5 things that will be different in Disney World in October.

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

Now, this offering was supposed to make its way to EPCOT on September 29th, but its arrival has been delayed. If you’re unfamiliar with Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit, it’s a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt that also takes place over at Disneyland Resort.

We already did this in Downtown Disney this year!

And due to the scavenger hunt boards still being unavailable, the hunt can’t take place quite yet. We’re hoping to see them arrive soon, so we can do this hunt before Halloween is over!

Check out more information about this Halloween scavenger hunt!

EPCOT’s 40th Anniversary

EPCOT officially turned 40 years old on October 1st! And, naturally, Disney is hosting quite the celebration.

Happy 40th, EPCOT!

The park has welcomed anniversary-inspired merchandise, treats, and entertainment. So, if you’re visiting this month, EPCOT will look a bit different than it did last month.

See what EPCOT’s 40th Anniversary is like!

EPCOT Behind-the-Scenes Tours Return

Three tours have returned to EPCOT this month — the Behind the Seeds Tour, EPCOT Seas Adventure — DiveQuest, and EPCOT Seas Adventure — Dolphins in DepthThe Behind the Seeds Tour is an hour-long walking tour that lets you see the plants, insects, and fish up close. You can take the tour for $35.

Behind the Seeds Tour

Scuba-certified guests can attend the EPCOT Seas Adventure — DiveQuest tour. Guests on the tour get to explore the 5.7 million gallon saltwater environment at The Seas. The tour is $219 per person.

The Seas

And the EPCOT Seas Adventure — Dolphins in Depth tour is a 2-hour excursion where guests can meet bottlenose dolphins and talk to the experts who take care of these dolphins! The tour is $199 per person.

The Seas

We’re happy to see these popular tours return to EPCOT this month!

Check out more information about these returning tours!

Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast

Over at Cape May Cafe in Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast is returning!

Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast

Starting October 4th, 2022, guests can eat their breakfast while saying “hi” to Minnie and her friends. If you want to dine with Minnie, you’ll want to grab a reservation — this character dining location is popular!

Check out more information about the return of this character breakfast!

Character Breakfast at The Crystal Palace

Feeling a rumbly in your tummy? If so, that’s probably because character breakfast is also returning to The Crystal Palace in Magic Kingdom! 


Our friends from the Hundred Acre Wood are returning to this popular breakfast on October 25th. And, just like Minnie’s Beach Bash, you’ll want to grab a reservation for this character breakfast as well.

Check out more information on the return of character breakfasts at The Crystal Palace!

And those are the ways Disney World will look different this month! For more updates around Disney World, check out the current look at Fantasmic! construction. Or take a look at the latest update on TRON Lightcycle Run. 

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