Shanghai Disneyland is celebrating Mickey’s 90th birthday from now until November 18th by bringing “the World’s biggest mouse party to China”- Shanghai Disneyland. This event will feature special events, birthday treats, fun photo opportunities, commemorative merchandise and much more!
Mickey has greeted millions of guests since the park’s opening in 2016 at Gardens of Imagination. In honour of the loveable, iconic Mouse, Shanghai Disneyland has redecorated his meet and greet with a special birthday overlay. In addition to this wonderful redecorated meet and greet, a huge birthday hat-shaped backdrop has been added near the iconic “Storytellers” statue from the 11th-18th November. A perfect backdrop for guests to take fun birthday snaps to send to their friends or family to celebrate Mickey’s birthday!
Three days leading up to and including Mickey’s birthday, Shanghai Disneyland will also be adding a new specially- designed projection show on the Enchanted Storybook Castle before the evening’s show of Ignite the Dream- A nighttime spectacular of Magic and Light performance.
On the night of November 18th, a special ceremony will be held in front of Enchanted Storybook Castle featuring Mickey and all his wonderful friends- Pluto, Goofy, Donald and Minnie. Guests will be invited to sing Mickey ‘Happy Birthday’ as he appears on stage in a special outfit for this magic occasion.
During this magical time, Shanghai Disneyland will be releasing exclusive Mickey-inspired merchandise and treats. Goodies such as Mickey waffle with ice cream or a Mickey Mouse cake- yum and what a better way to celebrate with Mickey!
Furthermore, Shanghai Disneyland is now offering guests the chance to add a celebration-themed room decoration package, with an exclusive bed runner, door stickers, greeting cards, slippers and their favourite Disney character plush. Making your stay in one of Disney’s hotels even more memorable and magical!
Starting from the beginning of November, guests wearing an exclusive Shanghai Disneyland birthday button will be able to unlock special surprises, unique interactions and much more! To access these special moments, be sure to collect yours during your birthday month from Shanghai Disney Service Guest Centre.
Mickey and friends will also be making appearances outside the parks, as Shanghai Disneyland is teaming up with Tmall and will be making a surprise appearance at Tmall’s Double 11 Countdown Gala. On the 18th November, Mickey Mouse will also appear onstage with Minnie at the Shanghai International Marathon- one of the largest athletic runs in China, giving runners the chance to wish Mickey a ‘Happy Birthday!’.
Disney is also teaming up with China Eastern Airlines and Adream Foundation, to bring magic to the local communities by inviting underprivileged children across China to send their birthday wishes to Mickey. The top 9 best entries will be invited to celebrate Mickey’s birthday at Shanghai Disneyland with their families and teachers on November 18th. Mickey will also be making a special appearance at Xuzhou Children’s Hospital on the 16th!
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