Visiting Disneyland Paris in October, Best Dates, Top Tips, Hotel Discounts, Weather and more!

Visiting Disneyland Paris in October, Best Dates, Top Tips, Hotel Discounts, Weather and more!

Are you looking for the best tips and tricks and the cheapest hotels when visiting Disneyland Paris in October? Then you have come to the right place. In our guide we will cover everything you need to know when visiting Disneyland Paris in October including the cheapest dates to visit, busy periods, school holidays, usual weather conditionals and any special events you may way to attend!

Visiting Disneyland Paris in October



  • Higher crowd levels

Two of our most favourite times to visit Disneyland Paris is during the Halloween or Christmas Season. These two seasons offer even more magic to guests and from 1 October to 5 November 2023, a wickedly-fun Halloween atmosphere will descend upon Disneyland Paris once again!

If you want to visit Disneyland Paris during the Halloween season and see low crowd levels, plan to stay mid-week (Tuesdays to Thursdays) and towards the start of the month (if possible). The benefit of visiting Disneyland Paris when the number of Guests is low is that waiting times are shorter and hotel rooms are cheaper!

As the weeks pass during October, the parks will get busier due to Halloween and the parks Halloween Parties.

The Cheapest Dates to Visit Disneyland Paris in October

Make sure you book earlier to secure some of the best Disneyland Paris hotel deals throughout October, with prices starting from £750 (based on a 2-night/3 day stay for 2 adults and 1 child)

Disneyland Paris October Hotel Prices

Please be aware that Disneyland Paris hotel prices are based on availability, and the earlier you book the better price you will get. Remember, they also have a Hotel & Ticket Price Promise to ensure you always get the best prices when you book direct!

You can also get exclusive hotel discounts with a Disneyland Paris Annual Pass.

Disneyland Paris October Key Dates and Events

Disneyland Paris has announced that from 1 October to 5 November 2023, a wickedly-fun Halloween Season will descend upon Disneyland Paris. However, if your looking to visit Disneyland Paris in October, we assume you know this and this is the main reason why you are reading this!

Is Disneyland Paris busy in October?

We have visited Disneyland Paris many times, over many years, and have experienced a quiet Halloween season and also a park at capacity! Our top tips if you are looking for a quiet Halloween is to visit during the first 2 weeks of the season.

Consider School Holidays and Bank Holidays Dates

Disneyland Paris is a popular holiday destination throughout Europe, with millions visiting each year from not only France but also from the surrounding nations including the UK, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, and Belgium.

French Bank Holidays in October

  • None

Important School Holiday Dates to consider

Please note, these dates are used for a guideline as dates may vary slightly in certain counties and districts.

  • France:
    23 October – 6 November
  • UK:
    23 October – 27 October
  • Spain:
    12 October: Spanish National Day
  • Germany:
    4 October – 5 November
  • Portugal:
  • Italy:
    31 October
  • Netherlands:
    15–23 October
  • Belgium:
Mickey Mouse and Sleeping Beauty Castle

Disneyland Paris October Weather

One of the most common questions we are asked is Disneyland Paris cold at Halloween? As Autumn is is full swing, the weather in Disneyland Paris throughout October tends to be a mild to cold with chances of rainfall. You can still experience some fantastic sunshine days, but most days you will feel the mild weather with an average temperature of 12-16°C (54-61°F).

On our most recent trip we experienced an October heat wave, however, the weather can be unpredictable so we always advise checking the 14 and 7 day forecast before you visit to make sure you pack suitable clothing.

If you visit during October, its more than likely you will experience at least one rainy day. If any unexpected weather occurs, Disneyland Paris is located only a 5 minute UBER ride away from the Val d’Europe Shopping Centre, which allows you to quickly buy any essentials or additional clothing.

Our Top Tips for Visiting Disneyland Paris in October

One of our biggest tips for guests staying at Disneyland Paris during the month of October is to stay on-site, if you budget allows it. When creating this guide, we found that many Disney hotels were actually cheaper than partner hotels. The DLP Hotels are located very close to the parks with each only a short 5-10 minute walk or bus ride to and from the park, which makes it far easier to change clothes, add extra layers or take a break if needed!

Our other top tips include;

  • Try to book the first weeks of October for the lowest Hotel prices and lower crowd levels.
  • Take advantage of Extra Magic Time (EMT).
  • Meet Disney characters in your hotel. Each morning or evening you can meet a selection of Disney Characters with your hotel, and you can often find even shorter queue lines.
  • Take appropriate clothing and check the weather forecast

Visiting Disneyland Paris in October FAQ

Are they any Disneyland Paris Hotel and Ticket Offers or Discounts?

Take advantage of the Disneyland Paris Price promise and can check the latest Disneyland Paris Hotel & Ticket packages here

Is Disneyland Paris open in October?

Yes, Disneyland Paris is open 365 days a year!

Are they any events at Disneyland Paris in October ?

Disneyland Paris has announced that from 1 October to 5 November the Halloween season will return! In addition to this, guests will be able to attend multiple Halloween Parties this year!

Is is cheap to visit Disneyland Paris in October for Halloween?

October has some of the cheapest dates to visit Disneyland Paris, but to ensure you get the best price possible, you need to book early!

Is 3 days in Disneyland Paris Enough?

Yes, three full days at Disneyland Paris allows you to spend two days within Disneyland Park and its five magical themed lands, and one day for Walt Disney Studios Park and its four action-packed zones.

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