31 Nights of Halloween Is Back on Freeform This Year—Here’s What We Know So Far

Spooky season is closer than you think!

Some of you may be desperately clinging onto summer, but I can’t say the same for myself. As the scorching heat comes to a close and the lovely sprinkle of crisp breeze fills the air, I find myself dreaming of Halloween candy and vintage Halloween treats. Just a little something to get into the spooky mood, ya know?

Now it’s time to add our favorite movie marathon to our list of absolutely-must-do’s. Freeform is back at it again with a line-up of fall flicks so good, they’re scary. Grab your most delicious Halloween-themed drink and a comfy blanket because we’re about to bundle up for some freaky fun.

All the Halloween Movies Airing This Year

Send out your Halloween party invitations and make as much creepy popcorn as you can because the movie marathon train is startin’ and ain’t stoppin’ any time soon!

While these are all movies we’ve seen before, that doesn’t make them any less amazing. All movies will be shown on Freeform.

October 1

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

Time: 3:55 p.m. CT

The Pumpkin King of Halloweentown discovers the wonder of Christmas. Will he become the next Santa Claus, or will everything turn into a nightmare?

Hocus Pocus

Time: 5:35 p.m. CT

Three witchy sisters come back to life in search of immortality in Salem, Massachusetts.

October 2

Hotel Transylvania

Time: 6:00 p.m. CT

Dracula runs a hotel for monsters to get away and throws a 118th birthday party for his daughter, only for it to get crashed by an unwanted human.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Time: 8:00 p.m. CT

Dracula and his family take a summer vacation when things suddenly go awry as a new caption comes into Dracula’s life.

October 3

Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

Time: 9:30 a.m. CT

A spooky behind-the-scenes on how Halloween is displayed at the Disney Parks.


Time: 6:50 p.m. CT

A new take on the classic villain Cruella De Vil and her devilish, but fashionable, backstory.

Other movies to watch today:

Hocus Pocus, 4:40 p.m. CT

October 4

The Haunted Mansion

Time: 3:30 p.m. CT

Jim and Sara Evers visit a stylish mansion for sale in hopes of selling it, but instead come to find a few haunts that just can’t seem to leave them alone.

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Marathon

Time: 5:30-10 p.m. CT

Join your favorite yellow cartoon family as they travel across time, dimensions and eat plenty of mystery meat with this marathon of their greatest Halloween episodes.

October 5

Monsters Inc. Double Feature

Time: 5:30-10 p.m. CT

Mike and Sully work at the Monsters Inc. Factory to collect screams to power their city, but what happens when a little girl gets through the door?

October 6

Little Shop of Horrors

Time: 11 a.m CT

Enjoy this sensational musical movie that features an evil dentist, a man-eating plant and whole ‘lotta Rick Moranis.

October 7


Time: 6 a.m CT

A Disney Channel original movie that follows two high schoolers–a zombie and a cheerleader–as they navigate their lives as outsiders.

Zombies 2

Time: 8 a.m. CT

The sequel to Zombies, this Disney Channel original movie will take you back to high school with some familiar zombie faces.

Other movies to watch today:

Hocus Pocus, 4:10 p.m. CT

October 8

The Addams Family

Time: 4:10 p.m. CT

It’s time to join your favorite grim and grave family as they reconnect with a long-lost relative that may cost them their livelihoods.

Addams Family Values

Time: 6:15 p.m. CT

A much-adored sequel, we find the Addams family with a baby on the way. Unfortunately, Wednesday and Pugsley don’t like the idea of another sibling and plot to get rid of it.

The Craft

Time: 10:30 p.m. CT

A group of four wannabe witches team up to cast some spells that may or may not have some dire consequences.

October 9

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Time: 7:20 p.m. CT

Maleficent builds an army to fight Aurora’s mother-in-law as she plots to eliminate all the land’s fairies.

October 10

Halloweentown Double Feature

Time: 6-10 p.m. CT

Marnie travels to Halloweentown and soon finds out that her family is in a war to save the world from a great evil.

October 11

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Double Feature

Time: 12-5 p.m. CT

The war has begun for Edward, Bella and the rest of the Cullen family as they fight to protect each other and the place they call home.

October 12

Hotel Transylvania Double Feature

Time: 6-10 p.m. CT

October 13

Hocus Pocus

Time: 5:50 p.m. CT

This movie might need its own Hocus Pocus party.

October 14

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (Pop ‘N Knowledge)

Time: 12:45 p.m. CT

Hocus Pocus (Pop ‘N Knowledge)

Time: 2:25 p.m. CT

October 15


Time: 9:05 a.m. CT

Twin witch sisters reunite on their 21st birthday to save their kingdom from the ultimate evil.

Twitches Too

Time: 11:10 a.m. CT

Our favorite twin witches are back together to work on their powers to help protect their kingdom.

Other movies playing today:

Cruella, 7:35 p.m. CT

October 16

Monsters Inc. Double Feature

Time: 5:25-10 p.m. CT

October 17

Spider-Man 2

Time: 9:30 a.m. CT

Join Peter Parker as he fights against his friend and former scientist Doc Octopus.

Spider-Man 3

Time: 12:30 p.m. CT

Peter has a new black suit and is feeling high and mighty even though his relationships are failing and villains are running amok across New York.

Toy Story of Terror!

Time: 5:30 p.m. CT

Woody and the gang end up at a roadside motel as the toys start disappearing one-by-one. Woody sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery.

October 18

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Marathon

Time: 6-10 p.m. CT

October 19

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Time: 7:25 p.m. CT

Dave Stutler is thrown into a world of magic as he becomes the protégé of a sorcerer and trains to defend the city of Manhattan.

Other movies playing today:

Hocus Pocus, 5:15 p.m. CT

October 20


Time: 12:30 p.m. CT

Movie star Jack Wyatt is set to make a career comeback as lead in a new retelling of the ’60s sitcom Bewitched, but soon finds out that his costar may actually be magical.

October 21

The Haunted Mansion

Time: 2:00 p.m. CT

Other movies to watch today:

Hocus Pocus, 4:05 p.m. CT

Hotel Transylvania Double Feature, 6:15-10:30 p.m. CT

October 22

Halloweentown Marathon

Time: 6:00-2:20 p.m. CT

Watch Marnie fight her way through a slurry of Halloweentown haunts and horrors as she works with her family to save their beloved town.


Time: 6:35 p.m. CT

Mirabel Madrigal sings in her wondrous home of Encanto as she watches her family receive special powers but is seemingly not gifted one of her own.

October 23

Hotel Transylvania

Time: 5:45 p.m. CT

Other movies to watch today:

Hocus Pocus, 7:50 p.m. CT

October 24

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

Time: 5:05 p.m. CT

Other movies playing today:

Cruella, 6:45 p.m. CT

October 25

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Time: 6:00 p.m. CT

Two boys accidentally unleash the horror of Goosebumps monsters into their town after opening an unpublished Goosebumps book.

October 26

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Time: 5:10 p.m. CT

Other movies playing today:

Hocus Pocus, 7:50 p.m. CT

October 27

The Amazing Spider-Man Double Feature

Time: 9:30-3:30 p.m. CT

Join Peter Parker as he’s bitten by a subspecies of spider that gives him superpowers and allows him to become the amazing Spider-Man.

October 28

Monsters Inc. Double Feature

Time: 4:10-8:45 p.m. CT

October 29

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas 30th Anniversary

Time: 12:30 p.m. CT

Other movies playing today:

The Addams Family Double Feature, 6:20-10:30 p.m. CT

October 30

The Addams Family Double Feature

Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m. CT

Other movies playing today:

Hotel Transylvania Double Feature, 6:00-10:00 p.m. CT

October 31

Hocus Pocus

Time: 7:50 p.m. CT

Melany Love
Having always wanted a career in writing, Melany couldn't have found a better place than Taste of Home to begin. When she's not scribbling in her notebook or working at her computer, she can be found experimenting with new recipes or relaxing with a book and her cats.