Garden graveyards, painted pumpkins piled up on neighborhood doorsteps, kids excitedly planning their costumes (mine lock theirs down over the summer), and bags upon bags of candy weighing approximately eleventy thousand pounds can only mean one thing – the most wonderful time of the year is here!
And though we all know that Halloween wins at all the things because it’s made up of happy haunts wrapped up in candy-covered awesome, here’s thinking having these characters by your side on Halloween night would make things even cooler:
13 Disney Characters to take Trick-or-Treating 1 of 14
Think of them all the ultimate Halloween Dream Team.
Beast 2 of 14
Sure, he's Prince Adam now, but if he were to channel his beastly self for All Hallow's Eve, just think about how much more candy you'd get! Besides, he's the ultimate Enforcer. No one's going to play any tricks on you with this behemoth by your side.
Hades 3 of 14
The fact that he's the Dark Lord of the Underworld hurts nothing on Halloween, but even better than that? The built-in torch he has on his head. Hey, safety first.
Fairy Godmother 4 of 14
A pumpkin turned coach sounds like the best way to travel the neighborhood in Halloween style ... until midnight, anyway.
Gaston 5 of 14
We already know this handsome brute can't resist himself when he's not in costume, so just think about his level of distraction once he's all dressed up and fancy. His vanity equals ample opportunity to pilfer candy when he's not looking. And he won't be.
Genie 6 of 14
Though he's not a ghost per se, he definitely fits the hovering factor needed on Halloween. And he grants wishes. FOR CANDY. Besides, you ain't never had a friend like, well, him!
Hercules 7 of 14
His brawn means not having to haul your own loot. Winning.
Jack Skellington 8 of 14
He's the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town. You want him along.
Aladdin 9 of 14
The man has a flying carpet, which is obviously the best way to travel — and cover more ground — once the Fairy Godmother's coach has gone kaput at midnight.
Louis 10 of 14
Two words: Musical entertainment.
Sparky 11 of 14
It's always important to look both ways when you're crossing the street, especially at night, and even more so in costume. Or you can just bring Sparky. Sadly, he's a little too good at stopping traffic.
Pinocchio 12 of 14
He already has a built-in costume!
Mike + Sulley 13 of 14
These two make one great team, so you definitely want them working with you on your Halloween candy-getting strategy. From pep talks to scary feet drills to a solid game plan for covering the most blocks, these two monsters have seriously scary game.
Evil Queen 14 of 14
Costume contest? Perhaps she could offer contestants one of her special apples. BECAUSE APPLES WIPE OUT THE COMPETITION.
Same thing if anyone hands out floss when you get to their door. You know she'd be all over that nonsense.
Photo credits: Walt Disney Pictures
Travelhound Pilar wouldn’t mind being at Walt Disney World eating the ears off a Mickey ice cream bar right about now. But, since she can’t be at her “second home” year round, she curates happy thoughts on Disney Social Media Magic, a virtual springboard where breaking news and other Disneyfied thingamabobs are shared. For more mouse-minded geekery, join Pilar on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and personal site, One Mom Media.