Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit Comes to Downtown Disney District

by | Sep 13, 2021 | Disneyland Parks, DLR News, Downtown Disney

Need a quick tongue twister? Try this one for size: Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit at Downtown Disney District. This ain’t just a thing to say three times fast, either—it’s a super-fun scavenger hunt running through Halloween at DDD.

Guests visiting Downtown Disney District from Sept. 9–Oct. 31 can take their best shot of Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit. Like the name says, Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit tasks you with scouring the district in search of groovy gourds done up like your favorite Disney characters.

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Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit Shows Off Team Creativity


Sara Dehghan with BB-8 and Stitch pumpkins. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

To make Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit perfectly pleasant, Downtown Disney District turned to its Resort Enhancement team. The team lead, Sara Dehghan, tells Disney Parks Blog that she relished the opportunity because it offered up lots of chances to be creative.

One of the main goals with each pumpkin was to make sure it has the closest resemblance to its respective character as possible. “For Goofy, we picked a taller pumpkin. Mickey is rounder and Stitch had to be smaller than Lilo,” she says.


Can you guess who these three pumpkins represent? Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

After each and every pumpkin pal proved accurate, the team had the task of finding spots for each one. The placements were purposeful and true to each character—but you’ll want to find that out for yourself when you pay Downtown Disney a visit.

Play Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit and Win a Cool Prize


A Moana pumpkin chills in an appropriately peaceful setting. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

You can play Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit at Downtown Disney District for free and keep score in your head. Or, if you want to make sure you don’t miss one, you can purchase the official game board with stickers for $9.99 at places like World of Disney, Disney’s Pin Traders, Disney Home, The Disney Dress Shop, and WonderGround Gallery.

Better yet: If you fill find all the pumpkins, you can redeem your completed game board at Pin Traders for a spooky prize. How’s that for a scary good time?

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Written by Kyle Johnson

Written by Kyle Johnson

Kyle Johnson is a writer, enthusiast of all things weird, and has an unnatural obsession with Halloween. We’re talking animatronics staying up all year round and watching The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad on a whim in April. He has a cool wiener dog, Rumours, and an even cooler wife, Trinity.