Dapper Dans Return to Disneyland in Time for Halloween Time

by | Sep 5, 2021 | Disneyland, Disneyland Parks, DLR News, WDW Blog

After a year and a half absence due to COVID-19, the Dapper Dans return to Disneyland. Their official first appearance in the park was Sept. 3. Up to the pandemic, the Dapper Dans had been delivering musical fun to Disneyland since their first appearance in 1959.


The Dapper Dans quickly pivoted last year when the parks closed around the world, delivering virtual performances for Disney fans everywhere.

Their return is soon enough that they’ll be able to participate in Halloween Time at Disneyland, with spooky songs like “Grim Grinning Ghosts.”

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Photo courtesy of Disney

Dapper Dans on their Disneyland Return

“Halloween is definitely one of my favorite times of the year on Main Street,” remarked Dapper Dan Wesley Alfvin. “’Grim Grinning Ghosts’ is one of my favorite songs to sing because it has such a wonderful history here at the park with Haunted Mansion and Thurl Ravenscroft. I’ve always felt personally honored to step into his shoes a bit and sing the bass in the song.”


“It’s amazing to be reunited with friends and music makers,” said Dapper Dan Jason Guffey. “It’s a family and we’re all very close because it’s been many years of singing together.”

Keep your eyes peeled for the Dapper Dans the next time you’re strolling down Main Street, U.S.A.


Written by Timothy Moore

Written by Timothy Moore

Boom baby! Timothy Moore is excited to serve as your managing editor and resident Disney Renaissance expert. When he's not drinking around the world at EPCOT or gobbling down Mickey Waffles for breakfast, he can usually be found with his partner hiking and kayaking the great outdoors, putting off writing his novel by playing Nintendo Switch, or telling his dogs Goomba and Blooper that they're the best boys in the world ad nauseam (because they are).

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