New costumes, decorations and treats at Shanghai Disney Resort during Spring Festival
Visitors to the Shanghai Disney Resort are expected to experience the magic of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and more, as the resort ushers in the Year of the Rat.
From Lunar New Year's Day through to the Lantern Festival, Mickey and Minnie will welcome visitors to the resort in stylish new costumes, with special red and gold lanterns lining the roads and alleys of Mickey Avenue.
Visitors can also enjoy Disney-themed filters on their smartphones, create special Spring Festival greeting videos featuring Disney-themed overlays and virtual Mickey and Minnie elements, and send and receive red envelopes.
In select meet-and-greet locations and in the Wishing Garden, visitors can use special wishing cards to record their wishes.
Each morning throughout the holiday period near Storytellers Statue in the Gardens of Imagination, visitors can soak up the season’s good fortune during Mickey and Minnie’s drum ceremony.
In late mornings and early afternoons, Mickey and friends will be joined by dancers in vintage Shanghai-style clothing.
As evening falls, visitors will be treated to the Spring Festival 2020 Firework Celebration: Our Families. Following Ignite the Dream – A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light, there will be a new fireworks show every day throughout the Spring Festival period, with projections on the castle featuring families from classic Disney movies, traditional Chinese elements including calligraphy, lanterns and Spring Festival colors and blessings. This celebration will be accompanied by traditional Chinese music, and narration from Mickey himself.
Meanwhile, Shanghai Disneyland Hotel is offering a Spring Festival Banquet on January 23 and 24 in the hotel’s Cinderella Ballroom. Featuring classic traditional dishes, the banquet will also have fun activities such as paper cutting, pumpkin carving, sugar painting and dumpling making.
Throughout the holiday period, visitors to the park can also indulge in Mickey-shaped treats and sweets at a various popular locations.
As for gift giving, the Mickey Family 2020 Spring Festival Collection includes Mickey and Minnie plush in new outfits, new festive headbands, adult jackets in classic red and gold colors, mugs designed in the shape of traditional drums, limited-edition Mickey dancing dragon lantern figures, and limited edition Mickey-themed pins.
A new Duffy and Friends merchandise collection is also available, featuring Duffy, ShellieMay, Gelatoni, StellaLou and the newly-arrived CookieAnn, all in their traditional Spring Festival attire – making for ideal gifts and decorations for those looking to bring a fun touch of tradition home with them at this exciting time of year.
No holiday celebration would be complete without a lucky bag. Visitors who purchase lucky bags will get an additional red envelope with magical prizes, and a chance to win round-trip air tickets for two to Tokyo, sponsored by China Eastern Airlines.
Throughout the holiday period, there will be a special Spring Festival carnival in Disneytown, where Lion Blessing and Dragon parades, as well as a tents hosting craft stations, food booths, DIY workshops and other activities.