2018 is going to be an amazing year for Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL) with unprecedented magic and first-of-its-kind entertainment for the whole family! Guests will enjoy colorful seasonal events all year round and even more chances to connect with beloved Disney stories and characters. The resort announced its 2018 event calendar, covering 365 days of non-stop Disney fun filled with seasonal events in the coming year.
Set to be a banner year of special events, 2018 is the perfect time to grab a Magic Access Membership and enjoy year-round exciting entertainment offerings and a series of tailor-made programs designed just for members. Hong Kong residents can now enjoy 15% off the Magic Access Group of 3 Special Offer.
Royal Princess Garden – Opening in December 2017
HKDL is excited to be starting the new calendar year with a brand-new Disney Princess-themed offering in the park called Royal Princess Garden from December 2017. Guests can enter an exquisitely-themed garden area to enjoy dream-come-true meetings with beloved Disney Princesses.
Royal Princess Garden will also feature the park’s first Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, a magical beauty salon where children are magically transformed into princesses complete with hairstyling, makeup and a Disney Princess costume of their choosing. After their regal makeover, little princesses can commemorate their unforgettable moment with a souvenir photo. Families can also choose to take home their own Enchanted Storybook, a truly unique keepsake featuring all of their princess moments.
Chinese New Year Event – January to March 2018
During the Year of the Dog, Mickey Mouse’s playful companion Pluto will take center stage as we celebrate one of the world’s most popular holidays! God of Fortune Goofy will also be there to welcome guests and share warm wishes to everyone.
Out on Main Street, U.S.A., guests and their families can enjoy the bustling, festive New Year atmosphere by taking photos of the lucky red and gold decorations all around. Be sure to greet Mickey and his pals, who will all be dressed up for the occasion in their holiday finest. A range of festive delicacies will be presented in the park and three resort hotels, including classic Chinese dishes like “lo hei” and Chinese New Year-themed meals and snacks. To celebrate the Year of the Dog, don’t forget to pick up some themed merchandise items, such as red packets and traditional decorations, to share the joy and blessings of Chinese New Year!
Lucky guests may even receive a Disney-themed red packet while visiting during the Chinese New Year event, which runs from January to March, 2018!
Disney Friends Springtime Carnival – March to May 2018
The Disney Friends Springtime Carnival is a colorful one-of-a-kind event filled with more Disney characters than anyone could imagine! Guests can enjoy whimsical character encounters and reconnect with longtime Disney friends in different ways. Of course, there are also festive springtime sculpts for every photo need. Guests can enjoy hunting for over 100 character-themed eggs hidden all around the park!
“Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” – Opening in May 2018
In May 2018, the popular heroine Moana from Walt Disney Animation Studios is sailing straight to HKDL in an all-new atmosphere stage show!
“Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” is an 18-minute live experience recounting Moana’s adventures after she restores the heart of Te Fiti (the all-powerful goddess who creates life) and returns to her home village of Motunui. The show is set in an entirely new exotic outdoor venue in Adventureland that echoes the architecture and décor of Motunui from the film.
Jam-packed with inspirational music, dancing, puppetry and storytelling, “Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” is the first attraction to be opened as part of HKDL’s multi-year expansion from 2018 to 2023.
Summer Event – June to August 2018
Each year during summer holiday, HKDL heats up with even more fun. In 2018, new Disney•Pixar’s friends will be joining the summer event to make it more incredible than ever before. From June to August, 2018, guests will be able to meet Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone from Disney•Pixar’s Oscar-winning film The Incredibles in an exciting, high-energy experience in Tomorrowland! As part of HKDL’s commitment to bringing the hottest Disney stories and characters to the park, this summer event will coincide with the release of The Incredibles 2 in Hong Kong in mid July 2018.
Disney Halloween Time – September to October 2018
One of HKDL’s most popular seasonal events is our yearly Halloween bash. Next year’s fright-filled Halloween party will present guests with an enhanced event, featuring even more spooky fun during Disney Halloween Time from September to October in 2018. Join Jack Skellington and his crew of baddies, along with more Disney Villains that guests have yet to meet, as they turn the park upside down in true Halloween fashion!
A Disney Christmas – November 2018 to January 1, 2019
For guests seeking wintertime wonderment, HKDL is the ultimate choice for an unforgettable Christmas atmosphere in Hong Kong. Get into the holiday season at A Disney Christmas during November 2018 to January 1, 2019! Join Mickey and friends at a joyous daytime show, listen as carolers sing Christmas tunes, experience the heartwarming tree-lighting ceremony and so much more! The enhanced Christmas event is the most delightful way to enjoy all-things Christmas … including snow!
Get the ultimate Disney experience with Magic Access
From now to January 31, 2018, Hong Kong residents can visit the ticket booths at the park or HKDL.com to enjoy the Magic Access Group of 3 Special Offer. Buy three or more Magic Access annual passes (except Senior Memberships) to enjoy 15% off the purchase!
With so many new attractions and events on the way, guests can make the most of their trip by getting a Magic Access Membership to enjoy exclusive discounts on dining, merchandise and hotel accommodation. Members may also enjoy exclusive content and even sneak peeks of new seasonal events. In 2018, a series of tailor-made programs* have been planned for Magic Access Members, including a brand-new Disney Music Program, a collectible Disney Egg Pin redemption activity available during the Disney Friends Springtime Carnival, Pixar Friends Summer Party, and a special program namely Mickey and Duffy Jolly Holidays!
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