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Spring is blooming at Shanghai Disney Resort with the air full of excitement and inspiration! What a perfect time to explore the resort’s colourful new spring offering. From March 1st to May 31st, the resort is set to “Spring into colour-full” with seasonal decorations, exciting new shows, food and beverage offerings, alongside stylish merchandise and so much more… invite guests to be immersed in the magic of springtime at Disney!
Starting this March, guests will be able to fall in love with vivid colours of spring, as cherry and plum trees blossom, followed by magnolias, apple floral archways, lupines, tulips, roses, which bloom at different times throughout the season. Transforming the entire resort into a magical, colourful wonderland.
In the Gardens of Imagination, guests will be able to sit back and relax the wonders of nature with a four-meter-tall floral Mickey accompanied by three giant butterfly-themed topiaries, making it a perfect seasonal photo opportunity against the backdrop of the Enchanted Storybook Castle.
A lively new street show will also debut during this season by Mickey Avenue. This parade will entertain guests with colour, music and many Disney Characters. Furthermore, the resort is released 50 special merchandise items, featuring vibrant colours, fun designs and spring scenes for guests to enjoy. Look out for a new spring-inspired colour wall along Mickey Avenue, making it a perfect location for spring-inspired selfies. Don’t miss out on the fresh new food and beverages to awaken guests’ taste buds inspired by an array of seasonal flavours.
New Annual Pass Offers Guests All the Wonders of Spring and Access Throughout the Year
Shanghai Disneyland has recently released an Annual Pass providing guests with 12 months of magical access to the park. Alongside their entrance ticket, the Annual Pass allows guests to enjoy a variety of discounts throughout the year! Guests looking to extend the magic of their one-day trip are also invited to upgrade their park ticket to an Annual Pass for a discounted rate. To do this visit the Shanghai Disneyland Main Entrance ticket booth, Guest Services Centre or one of a number of upgrade locations that have been added at Guest Services Kiosks throughout the park on the day of their visit. With more priority experiences and special events awaiting pass holders throughout the year, be sure to join in on the celebrations with the all-new Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass.
This spring season also marks the launch of the new Early Park Entry Pass! Guests can purchase this pass via the resort’s official WeChat account to be among the first to enter Shanghai Disneyland on the date of their visit. This pass allows guests to enjoy up to a full hour of extra magic as well as the chance to experience select attractions and merchandise shops before other guests arrive. Guests are encouraged to purchase the Early Park Entry Pass at least one day before their visit to enjoy a specially discounted rate per pass.
Celebrate Women’s Day with a March 8 Half-Day Ticket and Much More!
To commemorate International Women’s Day, Shanghai Disneyland Resort will be hosting an extended Women’s Day celebration full of themed events and inspiring activities to celebrate women! From March 1st to March 10th, Minnie Mouse and her female friends will take over the park, presenting guests with surprises to help honour the holiday. As part of this celebration, the iconic Floral Mickey, which greets guests in front of the main archway, will be transformed into a Floral Minnie covered in thousands of vibrant flowers to celebrate Women’s Day. Furthermore, to celebrate the new Marvel Studios Film “Captain Marvel”, coming to theatres on the 8th March, a specially designed “Captain Marvel” photo location will be available in Disneytown to celebrate Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero movie, so don’t miss out!
Shanghai Disney is also offering a special Women’s Day ticket that allows guests to enter Shanghai Disneyland after 2 p.m. on March 8 to celebrate the holiday and soak in a beautiful spring afternoon. On sale from March 1 through March 8, guests can purchase this special ticket just RMB 299 for a standard ticket and RMB 224 for children, seniors and disabled guests across a number of official channels, including the official resort website and app, the official resort WeChat account, the Shanghai Disneyland Main Entrance ticket booth, Reservation Center, or via the resort’s travel trade partner, Meituan Dianping. Guests who purchase this ticket will also receive a dated merchandise e-coupon that can be used to receive an RMB 88 discount on a single purchase of RMB 150 and above, with the coupon good for in-resort purchases on March 8 only.
Spring into the Season with Magical Disney Entertainment
Throughout this season, Mickey Avenue will be decorated with flowers and polka dots, making a beautiful floral photo opportunity. Guests are also encouraged to show their love for spring by dressing up in bright seasonal outfits and showcasing their own fashionable spring style. Beloved Disney characters will also make surprise appearances occasionally dressing in their new spring costumes to take pictures by the new spring-inspired wall.
This year, the large sculpted eggs resembling popular Disney Characters will return to the resort. From April 11th through May 31st, the parade route near Mickey Avenue will host the new “Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party!” led by Mickey, Minnie and Donald, who will be accompanied by a host of Characters and Disney performers. A collection of Disney Characters will join the festivities themed to match the red, yellow and blue floats that transform the street into a grand Disney Color-Fest, spring celebration.
Adding even more bright colours to the spring entertainment at Shanghai Disney Resort, the hit “Duffy and Friends” show is returning to Celebration Square, with Mickey, Duffy and friends gathering to rejoice and dance with the cheerful lavender rabbit, StellaLou. From March 1st through to April 10th, this upbeat show welcomes guests to join in on the dancing fun with their beloved characters.
Novel Merchandise to Fill Your Spring Wardrobe and Accessorize Your Home
For a limited time only, Shanghai Disneyland Resort is launching more than 50 special merchandise items, inspired by spring. Including, new Mickey and Minnie plush dressed in their spring bunny apparel and carrying small picnic baskets filled with eggs. The egg-shaped cross body bag back due to popular demand, but new to the season, featuring a brand-new double-sided Mickey and Minnie design for an even more magical look. Exclusive bunny ears, colourful flower headbands and a special egg pin series will be released this spring season!
The new Duffy and Friends spring collection have arrived, featuring a diverse range of products, including cute plush of our favourite pals dressed their spring-inspired costumes, decorated with egg-shaped buttons, flowers, butterfly and beetle elements. Guests will also find Duffy and Friends featuring in seasonal egg-shaped designs on mugs, backpacks, and stationery, providing guests with a wide range of products to help them fill their wardrobes and decorate their homes this spring.
Awaken Your Taste Buds with Spring Food and Beverage Arrivals
Spring also brings abundant fresh food and beverage offerings throughout the resort, with StellaLou set to act as the centrepiece of many of the park’s food and beverage treats, such as blueberry cupcakes to blackcurrant cake, to lavender ice cream, goblet drinks, cotton candy and adorable popcorn buckets.
Mickey & Pals Market Café is also debuting the first-ever Colourful Minnie Afternoon Tea. Allowing guests to enjoy a relaxing spring afternoon whilst enjoying a delicious array of treats including fruit puffs, mango chocolate, cupcakes, strawberry tartlets, and more.
Guests at the Royal Banquet Hall can experience a range of seasonal fairy tale delicacies, including crispy noodles with assorted seafood and spicy abalone sauce, poached prawn and avocado salad, served within the magical realm of the Enchanted Storybook Castle. Meanwhile, Wandering Moon Restaurant will also offer a new range of Chinese dishes including steamed bamboo shoots, pork meatballs, and braised bamboo shoots with pork belly, further welcoming the spring season.
Aurora Restaurant in the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel has also released a new selection of spring dishes, including pâté en croûte, poached Boston lobster, and a brandy chocolate mousse ball – what a delicious signature dining experience.
Extend Your Spring Journey with a Visit to Disneytown and the Two Resort Hotels
Disneytown is also inspired by spring, as guests can explore new cuisines as well as exciting entertainment and more. Look out for the spring eggs resembling popular Disney Characters dotting the grass and flowerbeds throughout Disneytown. While Judy Hopps from Zootopia will greet guests with a special bunny dance at the Marketplace Stage every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. After her performance, lucky guests will even have a photo opportunity with her!
Extend your spring-filled stay to experience all that Shanghai Disneyland Resort has to offer this season with the resort’s two hotels. What a perfect way to relax than at the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel. Check out the special Outdoor Sports Carnival on their lawns, inviting families with children to participate in a series of enjoyable games. Guests will also have the chance to join in on fun DIY activities such as decorating their own Easter eggs to take home with them!
Celebrate Nature with an Educational Family Outing at Shanghai Disney Resort
Spring is also a perfect season to learn about nature and the resorts are offering a unique outdoor activity for families and children to learn the wonders of spring. From March to May, Disneytown is holding a Spring Stroll and Botany Class, or at the resorts, guests can experience interactive environmental and nature-based activities with fun Disney twists. Why not take a spring stroll around the beautiful Wishing Star Lake or an educational botany class led by experts sharing some of the park’s secrets. From April 12th – 22nd, guests are also invited to the Earth Month Fair in Disneytown for educational activities and to hear insights about species protection and sustainable development.
The popular talking trash can, Xiaotui, is returning to Shanghai Disneyland in April, to interact with guests as well as providing fun environmental tips on Mickey Avenue and along the parade route. Nature lovers will find more Earth Month surprises at the Gardens of Imagination, where they can earn a “Nature Explorer” badge by participating in interactive nature activities.
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A Disney lover from across the pond (England). If I'm not in the parks, I'm dreaming of my next trip. My favourite Disney character is Simba and my favourite Disney ride would have to be Space Mountain!