As the countdown to the Year of the Dragon begins, Shanghai Disneyland is preparing for a magical celebration filled with traditional reunions, lively festivities, and the introduction of the legendary Mushu. From January 18 to February 24, guests can immerse themselves in an unforgettable Spring Festival experience, blending Chinese traditions with the enchantment of Disney magic.
Mushu’s Grand Debut
In honor of the Year of the Dragon, Mushu, the beloved dragon from Disney’s Mulan, will make his spectacular debut at Shanghai Disney Resort. The Enchanted Storybook Castle will host an exclusive Welcome Moment on January 18, setting the stage for Mushu’s arrival. The Garden of the Twelve Friends will undergo a dragon-themed makeover, creating a picturesque backdrop for family photos. Guests might even have the chance to meet Mushu himself on Mickey Avenue during his limited appearance from January 18 to February 24.
Disney Characters in Festive Attire
Mickey and friends have prepared special outfits adorned with elegant dragon scales and symbols of good fortune. From dragon head hats to dresses embroidered with peonies, the characters are ready to usher in the Year of the Dragon in style. Even Duffy and his friends are joining the celebration with playful dragon-inspired attire. The resort will come alive with lanterns, Chinese knots, and a host of Spring Festival traditions, bringing joy and warmth to every corner.
Captivating Entertainment for the Whole Family
Throughout the celebration, guests can enjoy daily Spring Festival Drum Ceremonies, Mulan and Mushu joining the festivities, and the lively Mickey Avenue Shanghai Swing featuring Disney characters in their new Spring Festival looks. The God of Fortune Goofy will spread good wishes, and traditional lion dances will take place from February 11 to 24. The beloved nighttime show, Spring Festival Celebration: “Our Families,” will return with a special fireworks display, creating an unforgettable highlight to the celebrations.
Delicious Treats and Exclusive Merchandise
The Spring Festival is a truly enchanting time at the resort, where delectable treats and captivating merchandise await guests at every turn. As the festivities unfold, the resort unveils a delightful array of culinary wonders that are sure to tantalize even the most discerning taste buds. At various locations throughout the resort, guests are treated to the exquisite flavors of the season through special set menus. Renowned chefs craft meticulously curated dishes that showcase the best of traditional Spring Festival cuisine, ensuring a truly authentic dining experience. From succulent braised pork belly to mouth-watering dumplings, every bite is a celebration of the rich heritage and culture that surrounds this festive time. But the culinary delights don’t end there.
For those with a sweet tooth, limited-edition milkshakes are a must-try. Bursting with the vibrant colors and flavors of the season, these decadent treats are a feast for both the eyes and the palate. From refreshing fruity concoctions to indulgent chocolate masterpieces, each sip is a journey into a world of pure bliss. And let’s not forget the festive snacks that add an extra layer of joy to the Spring Festival experience.
But the Spring Festival at the resort is not just about tantalizing the taste buds; it’s also about creating lasting memories. Exclusive merchandise collections, carefully designed to capture the essence of the season, are available for guests to take home as cherished mementos. The vibrant Spring Festival Mushu Collection, inspired by the iconic dragon from a beloved animated film, enchants visitors with its playful designs and whimsical accessories. From plush toys to stylish apparel, every item in this collection is a testament to the spirit of the Spring Festival.
Extend the Celebration at Disneytown and Resort Hotels
Disneytown offers a Spring Festival Market with traditional activities and New Year snacks, while guests can enjoy folk performances and workshops. The resort hotels, Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, will be adorned with Spring Festival-themed décor, providing special activities and entertainment for guests staying throughout the festive period.
In the enchanting world where tradition meets Disney magic, Shanghai Disney Resort invites everyone to celebrate the Spring Festival and embark on a fantastic journey into the Year of the Dragon, filled with unforgettable reunions and a myriad of magical experiences!
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