First Look: Disneyland Haunted Mansion Holiday Gingerbread House

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Disney is posting all kinds of holiday news today for their #halfwaytotheholidays event on the Disney Parks Blog. Now we are getting a look at the design for the upcoming Haunted Mansion Holiday Gingerbread House.

Disneyland has been building these houses for 20 years. Since 2001 they have been building these elaborate gingerbread houses. The only year they missed was last year because Disneyland was shut down.

The years design will again b based on “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” designed by Tim Wollweber, Associate Art Director for Disney Parks.

Since it’s the 20th Anniversary “the team decided to pay homage to all previous houses in celebration of this beloved tradition’s 20th anniversary.”

Wollweber explained the mash-up design:

we went back to the graveyard to dig up all of our ideas from the past 19 years. This year’s Franken-house stitches together favorite elements from the previous 19 houses!

Here are the past house themes that you can see elements from in the design:

  • 2001 – Monster House
  • 2002 – Present House
  • 2003 – Giant Oogie Boogie House
  • 2004 – Zero’s Dog House
  • 2005 – Giant Man-eating Wreath House
  • 2006 – Monster-infested House
  • 2007 – Jack-in-the Box House
  • 2008 – Giant Gingerbread Coffin House
  • 2009 – Scary-Go-Round House
  • 2010 – Pop-Up Sandy Claws House
  • 2011 – Mimic Monster House
  • 2012 – Jack Skellington’s House
  • 2013 – 13 Days of Christmas House
  • 2014 – Gingerbread Zombie House
  • 2015 – Gingerbread Card House
  • 2016 – Stitched-Up-Patchwork House
  • 2017 – Oogie Boogie Bug-infested House
  • 2018 – Giant Gingerbread Spider House
  • 2019 – Haunted Mansion 50 Years of Hauntings House
  • 2021 – Gingerbread Franken-House

There will also be some 20th Anniversary Merchandise as well!

Haunted Mansion Holiday anniversary merchandise will be coming on Sept. 27 only at Disneyland Resort.  Pictured here are looks at the new canteen by Corkcicle, pins and a T-shirt.

To promote the upcoming event, there will be a limited-time Jack Skellington Sipper that can be found in the French Market and Harbour Gallery in Disneyland Park but only from today until July 18th.

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