Springtime is back at Shanghai Disney Resort, and from March 1 – May 31, it will “Spring into Color-full” with seasonal decor, new shows, food and beverage offerings, merchandise, and more.
Starting this March, guests can enjoy the vivid colors of the season as cherry blossoms, plum blossoms, magnolias, apple floral archway, tulips, roses, and more bloom throughout the spring season.
In the Gardens of Imagination, guests can see a four-meter-tall floral Mickey display, joined by three giant butterfly-themed topiaries – a perfect photo-op in front of the Enchanted Storybook Castle.
A brand-new street show will make its debut this spring on Mickey Avenue, featuring a parade of color, music, and Disney characters. In addition, over 50 special merchandise items will roll out to celebrate the spring season. A new color wall will be added along Mickey Avenue for guests to take fun spring selfies, and new food and beverage offerings will offer an array of seasonal flavors.
New ticket options for guests to enjoy
This spring not only is the first season for Annual Passholders, but also marks the launch of a brand-new Early Park Entry Pass. This new offering allows guests to enjoy up to a full hour extra to experience the park’s attractions and merchandise locations before other guests enter the parks.
Celebrate International Women’s Day at Shanghai Disney Resort
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Shanghai Disney Resort will offer a celebration featuring a variety of themed events and activities to honor women. From March 1-10, Minnie Mouse and her gal pals will take over the park. The Floral Mickey that greets guests in front of the main archway will be transformed into a Floral Minnie made up of thousands of flowers arranged in a special design.
In addition, a specially designed “Captain Marvel” photo location will be added in Disneytown throughout the month of March to celebrate the release of the new Marvel Studios film on March 8.
The resort is also offering a special Women’s Day ticket that allows guests to enter the park after 2 p.m. on March 8 to celebrate the holiday and enjoy the spring. This ticket is available from March 1-8 for RMB 299 for a standard ticket and RMB 224 for children, seniors, and disabled guests.
Magical Springtime Entertainment
Throughout the spring season, Mickey Avenue will be decorated with flowers and polka dots, offering a fun and colorful backdrop for guests. Disney characters will also make surprise appearances dressed in seasonal outfits to take photos with guests by the new color wall.
This year, the guest-favorite giant eggs that resemble Disney characters will make a return to the resort. From April 11 – May 31, the parade route near Mickey Avenue will be the home to “Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party!” led by Mickey, Minnie, and Donald, accompanied by many other characters and dancers.
Adding even more color to the springtime, the “Duffy and Friend” show will return to Celebration Square, as Mickey, Duffy and friends will gather to dance with the lavender rabbit, StellaLou. Running from March 1 – April 10, this upbeat show will reflect the bright energy of the season and invite guests to join in the fun.
New colorful springtime merchandise
For a limited time, Shanghai Disney Resort will launch more than 50 special merchandise items in a variety of spring shades and designs. Guests will find Mickey and Minnie plush dressed in their springtime best, wearing adorable bunny ears and carrying small picnic baskets filled with eggs.
The egg-shaped cross-body bag is also back by popular demand, this time with a new double-sided Mickey and Minnie design. Exclusive bunny ears, flower headbands, and a special egg pin series will also make perfect accessories for guests’ spring outfits.
The Duffy and Friends spring collection will feature a diverse range of products, including plush dressed in spring outfits, mugs, backpacks, stationery, and more.
Awaken your taste buds with seasonal food and beverages
The start of spring will bring fresh new food and beverage options throughout the resort, with StellaLou acting as the centerpiece of many of the parks treats – from blueberry cupcakes and blackcurrant cake to lavender ice cream, goblet drinks, cotton candy, and adorable popcorn buckets.
Mickey & Pals Market Café is also debuting the first-ever Colorful Minnie Afternoon Tea. This new offering gives guests the chance to enjoy a relaxing afternoon as they sample an array of tea set treats like fruit puffs, mango chocolate, cupcakes, strawberry tartlets, and more.
Guests dining at the Royal Banquet Hall can try a range of seasonal fairy tale offerings, including crispy noodles with assorted seafood and spicy abalone sauce, poached prawn and avocado salad, and more – all served inside the Enchanted Storybook Castle.
Wandering Moon Restaurant will offer a new line of Chinese dishes, including steamed bamboo shoots, pork meatballs, and braised bamboo shoots with pork belly.
Aurora Restaurant in the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel will release a new selection of spring dishes as well, including pâté en croûte, poached Boston lobster, and a brandy chocolate mousse ball.
Springtime at the resort hotels and Disneytown
Disneytown will take on a brand-new look for the season. Spring eggs that resemble Disney characters will dot the grass and flowerbeds throughout the shopping district, and Judy Hopps from Disney’s “Zootopia” will greet guests with a special bunny dance at the Marketplace Stage every Friday – Sunday. After her performance, guests will get the chance to take photos with her.
For guests who want to spread out their spring stay, the resort’s two hotels will offer an Outdoor Sports Carnival on their lawns and host a series of fun games. Guests can also join in on DIY activities like egg decorating.
Celebrate nature with an educational family outing at Shanghai Disney Resort
The resort will celebrate spring in an educational way with a Spring Stroll and Botany Class in Disneytown from March to May. In the class, guests will experience a series of interactive environmental and nature-based activities with a Disney twist.
Parents and children are also invited to take a stroll around Wishing Star Lake and take part in an educational botany class guided by experts who will share some of the park’s secrets. From April 12-22, guests can also visit the Earth Month Fair in Disneytown for educational activities and insight on species protection and sustainable development.
The guest-favorite talking trash can, Xiaotui, will return to the resort in April to interact with guests and offer environmental tips on Mickey Avenue and along the park’s parade route. Nature lovers can find more Earth Month surprises at the Gardens of Imagination, where they can earn “Nature Explorer” badges by taking part in interactive nature activities.
For more information about Shanghai Disney Resort, or to plan your own trip for the spring season, visit ShanghaiDisneyResort.com/en.