Disney resort has autumn treats in store

Su Yanxian
Shanghai Disney Resort will offer September fun for visitors with "A Month with Duffy and Friends" while October will feature Halloween-themed activities. 
Su Yanxian

With a month of Duffy and Friends experiences, as well as fun Halloween festivities, an autumn harvest market, Thanksgiving family feasts and more, there’s much to see and do this season at Shanghai Disney Resort.

Throughout September, visitors can enjoy all things cute, cuddly and heartwarming as “A Month with Duffy and Friends” comes to the resort — and what better way to kick off the celebration than with the arrival of Duffy’s new friend ‘Olu Mel. This kindhearted, ukulele-playing turtle from Hawaii will greet visitors for the first time at Shanghai Disneyland at a special Mickey Avenue welcome ceremony on September 1.

Disney resort has autumn treats in store

Duffy and ‘Olu Mel, a ukulele-playing turtle from Hawaii, will greet visitors for the first time at Shanghai Disneyland on September 1.

Through September 30, the new “Duffy and Friends Celebrate Together” show will bring the group’s stories of friendship and adventure to life on Mickey Avenue, while a new social wall, featuring Duffy and his friends enjoying an autumn picnic, will also serve as an backdrop for photos. Duffy and Friends fans looking to create memories with their favorite characters will be able to create their own Duffy stories by posing their Duffy and Friends merchandise in a variety of cute, miniature settings dotted around Mickey Avenue.

Those looking for a tasty Duffy and Friends-themed treat can look forward to an assortment of delicious food and beverage items across the park. 

Disney resort has autumn treats in store

Duffy and Friends-themed desserts on offer at the resort

Halloween is one of the biggest events in the Shanghai Disney Resort calendar, and from October 5 through November 1, the resort will become a spooky and mysterious expanse where visitors of all ages can plunge into the fun of Halloween. 

As a highlight of the season, visitors can dress up in their favorite costumes and enjoy trick-or-treating around the resort. 

Donald’s Halloween Treat Cavalcade will delight in the evenings, as Donald and Daisy Duck lead the way along the parade route in their Halloween costumes, joined by Mickey Mouse and the gang, Disney villains, and spooky dancers. Visitors can also get down with Jack Skellington and Sally from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” at the “This Is Halloween” dance party. Also this autumn, visitors can sing along with Miguel as the popular Coco-themed area returns to Adventure Isle from October 12 through November 8.

Disney resort has autumn treats in store

Following last year’s success, this year the party is extending to two days. The Halloween Days of Spook-tacular on October 30 and 31 will feature numerous Disney characters and DJs across Shanghai Disneyland. Both days will end with the “Kiss Goodnight” firework show, filled with music, spooky projections and fireworks.

Autumn is a harvest season, and this year, for the first time, visitors will be able to experience the joy of the harvest at the Disneytown Harvest Festival Market. Featuring a Foodie Feast, Farmers Market and Folk Art Fairy, the market will offer a range of experiences every weekend and during holidays from September 12 through October 8. 

To make the most of their autumn visit, from September 1 to September 24, visitors can purchase a Happy Gathering — Bundle of Three Weekday Package on the Shanghai Disney Resort website and app, which includes three standard one-day tickets for admission to Shanghai Disneyland on a pre-selected date from September 2 through September 25.

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