Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween | Hocus Pocus, Ghostbusters & More

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The Freeform Halloween movie schedule is here!

Bette Midler in Hocus Pocus

Gear up for Halloween! 🎃

Starting October 1st, Freeform is kicking off their super-popular “31 Nights of Halloween” with spooktacular movies each day!

Set your streaming devices to Freeform for the ENTIRE MONTH and gather the family. You can enjoy movies each day including Hocus Pocus, Ghostbusters, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hotel Transylvania, and so many more.

Be sure to bookmark this page and come back so you can easily keep track of when your favorite Freeform Halloween movies will air!

edward scissorhands movie poster

Here’s the FULL “31 Nights of Halloween” Freeform Halloween movie schedule:

Saturday, October 1st

  • 7:00a/6:00c – Edward Scissorhands
  • 9:10a/8:10c – The Witches (1990)
  • 11:20a/10:20c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • 1:25p/10:20c – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 3:05p/2:05c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 5:10p/4:10c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 7:15p/6:15c – Hocus Pocus
  • 9:25p/8:25c – Beetlejuice
  • 11:30p/10:30c – Ghostbusters (1984)

Sunday, October 2nd

  • 7:00a/6:00c – The Witches (1990)
  • 9:10a/8:10c – Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic
  • 10:10a/9:10c – Halloweentown
  • 12:15p/11:15c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 2:20p/1:20c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 4:25p/3:25c – Maleficent
  • 6:30p/5:30c – Beetlejuice
  • 8:35p/7:35c – Hocus Pocus
  • 10:45p/9:45c – Ghostbusters (2016)

buffy the vampire slayer

Monday, October 3rd

  • 1:00p/12:00c – Freeform Premiere Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992)
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 5:30p/4:30c – Ghostbusters II
  • 8:00p/7:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Tuesday, October 4th

  • 11:30a/10:30c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 2:00p/1:00c – Ghostbusters II
  • 4:30p/3:30c – Edward ScissorHands
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Maleficent
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Hocus Pocus
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Wednesday, October 5th

  • 12:00p/11:00c – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • 2:00p/1:00c – Madagascar
  • 4:00p/3:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 6:00p/5:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 8:00p/7:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Thursday, October 6th

  • 11:00a/10:00c – Madagascar
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Shrek Forever After
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Halloweentown
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Hotel Transylvania

Friday, October 7th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Scared Shrekless
  • 11:00a/10:00c – Shrek Forever After
  • 1:00p/12:00c – 11:00p/10:00c – Family Guy
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2

Saturday, October 8th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic
  • 8:00a/7:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 10:00a/9:00c – Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • 12:05a/11:05c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 2:35p/1:35c – Ghostbusters II
  • 5:05p/4:05c – Beetlejuice
  • 7:10p/6:10c – Hocus Pocus
  • 9:20p/8:20c – Maleficent
  • 11:25p/10:25c – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Sunday, October 9th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins
  • 7:30a/6:30c – Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • 9:35a/8:35c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 12:05a/11:05c – Ghostbusters II
  • 2:40p/1:40c – Beetlejuice
  • 4:45p/3:45c – Hocus Pocus
  • 6:55p/5:55c – Freeform Premiere Get Out
  • 9:25p/8:25c – Freeform Premiere Halloween (2018)
  • 11:55p/10:55c – Freeform Premiere A Quiet Place

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Monday, October 10th

  • 11:30a/10:30c – A Quiet Place
  • 1:40p/12:40c – Get Out
  • 4:15p/3:15c – Halloween (2018)
  • 6:50p/5:50c – Freeform Premiere Happy Death Day
  • 9:25p/8:25c – Freeform Premiere Happy Death Day 2U
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Tuesday, October 11th

  • 12:30p/11:30c – Maleficent
  • 2:30p/1:30c – The House with a Clock in its Walls
  • 5:00p/4:00c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Wednesday, October 12th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – The House with a Clock in its Walls
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 8:00p/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

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Thursday, October 13th

  • 10:30p/9:30c – Frankenweenie (2012)
  • 12:30p/11:30c – Edward Scissorhands
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • 6:00p/5:00c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 7:30p/6:30c – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Friday, October 14th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • 1:30p/12:00c – 5:00p/4:00c – Family Guy
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 7:00p/6:00c – 11:00p/10:00c – Family Guy
  • 12:00a/11:00c – 2:00a/1:00c – Family Guy

Saturday, October 15th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – Hook
  • 10:15a/9:15c – How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • 12:25p/11:25c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 2:25p/1:25c – Toy Story of TERROR!
  • 2:55p/1:55c – Scared Shrekless
  • 3:25p/2:25c – Shrek Forever After
  • 5:30p/4:30c – Hocus Pocus
  • 7:40p/6:40c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 9:45p/8:45c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 11:50p/10:50c – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Sunday, October 16th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • 9:10a/8:10c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 10:45a/9:45c – Scared Shrekless
  • 11:15a/10:15c – Shrek Forever After
  • 1:20p/12:20c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 3:25p/2:25c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 5:30p/4:30c – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • 7:40p/6:40c – Hocus Pocus
  • 9:50p/8:50c – Maleficent
  • 11:55p/10:55c – The Witches

Ghostbusters Film still

Monday, October 17th

  • 12:00p/11:00c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 2:30p/1:30c – Ghostbusters II
  • 5:05p/4:05c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • Pop ‘N Knowledge Double Feature
  • 7:10p/6:10c – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 8:50p/7:50c – Hocus Pocus
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Tuesday, October 18th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Ghostbusters II
  • 3:30p/2:30c – Fright Night (2011)
  • 6:00p/5:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

beetlejuice movie

Wednesday, October 19th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Fright Night (2011)
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 4:00p/3:00c – Maleficent
  • 6:00p/5:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 8:00p/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Thursday, October 20th

  • 11:00a/10:00c – The Witches (1990)
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Halloweentown
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Witches (1990)

Friday, October 21st

  • 10:30a/9:30c – 5:00p/4:00c – Family Guy
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 9:00p/8:00c – 11:00p/10:00c – Family Guy
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

Saturday, October 22nd

  • 7:00a/6:00c – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
  • 9:00a/8:00c – Maleficent
  • 11:00a/10:00c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 1:30p/12:30c – Ghostbusters II
  • 4:00p/3:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 7:15p/6:15c – Beetlejuice
  • 9:20p/8:20c – Hocus Pocus
  • 11:30p/10:30c – The House with a Clock in its Walls

Sunday, October 23rd

  • 7:00a/6:00c – The House with a Clock in its Walls
  • 9:30a/8:30c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 12:00p/11:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 3:10p/2:10c – Beetlejuice
  • 5:15p/4:15c – Hocus Pocus
  • 7:25p/6:25c – Monsters, Inc.
  • 9:30p/8:30c – Monsters University
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Shrek Forever After

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Monday, October 24th

  • 12:00p/11:00c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 2:00p/1:00c – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Shrek Forever After
  • 7:00p/6:00c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Maleficent
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Tuesday, October 25th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 12:00p/11:00c – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Halloweentown
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Halloweentown movie

Wednesday, October 26th

  • 12:00p/11:00c – Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge
  • 2:00p/1:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 4:00p/3:00c – Hotel Transylvania 2
  • 6:00p/5:00c – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • 8:00p/7:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Thursday, October 27th

  • 11:00a/10:00c – Ready or Not
  • 1:00p/12:00c – Maleficent
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 5:30p/4:30c – Ghostbusters II
  • 8:00p/7:00c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 12:00a/11:00c – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

Friday, October 28th

  • 10:30a/9:30c – Ghostbusters (2016)
  • 1:30p/12:30c – 11:00p/10:00c – Family Guy
  • 12:00a/11:00c – 2:00a/1:00c – The Office

Saturday, October 29th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • 9:10a/8:10c – Edward Scissorhands
  • 11:40a/10:40c – Frankenweenie (2012)
  • 1:40p/12:40c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 3:35p/2:35c – Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • 5:40p/4:40c – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 7:20p/6:20c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 9:25p/8:25c – Hocus Pocus
  • 11:35p/10:35c – Ghostbusters II

Sunday, October 30th

  • 7:00a/6:00c – The Witches (1990)
  • 9:05a/8:05c – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • 10:45p/9:45c – Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • 12:50p/11:50c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • 2:55p/1:55c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 7:05p/6:05c – Hocus Pocus
  • 9:15p/8:15c – Maleficent
  • 11:20p/10:20c – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

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Monday, October 31st

  • 10:30p/9:30c – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 1:00p/12:00c – The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • 3:00p/2:00c – Beetlejuice
  • 5:00p/4:00c – Maleficent
  • 7:00p/6:00c – Hotel Transylvania
  • 9:00p/8:00c – Hocus Pocus
  • 12:00a/11:00c – The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror Episodes

Make your own Halloween costumes this year!


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