Shanghai Disney Resort is hosting a celebration from January 15 to February 16 with dazzling decor, fun festivities, fabulous merchandise, beloved snacks and drinks, and all-new Spring Festival-themed events and entertainment .
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Tigger, whose special appearance will mark the start of the Year of the Tiger celebrations, will join his Disney friends in welcoming guests in a special Lunar New Year greeting on Mickey Avenue, sporting a sleek new look that reflects the age-old traditions of the season. Guests can spot the charming and spirited Tigger alongside Goofy, who will be wearing his God of Fortune costume, as part of the popular Surprise Squad.
As every year, the Garden of the Twelve Friends will transform into the Garden of New Year’s Wishes. This year, the garden will feature photogenic rows of lantern arches decorated with unique Tigger elements and details conducive to the Spring Festival. Guests are invited to walk the arches and take some very special festive photos with their friends and family.
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Guests can witness for the first time at Shanghai Disneyland the authentic extravagance that is the lion dance, a colorful tradition that brings good luck and prosperity for the year to come, in Gardens of the Imagination from 2 to 16 February.
Each morning during the holiday season, the Mickey Avenue Drum Ceremony will fill each day with good fortune and happy wishes as Tigger, accompanied by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and their friends, presides over the ceremony. Guests will also have the opportunity to dance until the New Year with the exuberant “Mickey Avenue Shanghai Swing!” Spectacularly staged at intervals in the late morning and early afternoon.
After the nighttime exhibit, a special show, “Our Families”, will light up the enchanted storybook castle just for the Lunar New Year, with heartwarming images of Disney characters and their families to attract fortune, happiness and health. Additionally, for a limited time from January 31 to February 16, the resort will wish its guests a wonderful year ahead with the Chinese character (tiger) majestically illuminated in a special fireworks display among the stars.
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From February 1-5, Disneytown guests can also catch the Lion Blessing and Dragon Parade performances as they stroll around to check out the many wonderful offers in store.
The vibrant Disneytown Spring Festival Carnival will provide guests with a unique opportunity to experience and rediscover the beautiful traditions and cultural experiences that make the Spring Festival so special. The many carnival stalls will present guests of all ages with an assortment of Chinese folk art-based activities such as calligraphy, puppet shows, dough figurines and more. Guests can shop for Spring Festival gifts and participate in games halfway through, just like at a traditionally rustic Spring Festival temple fair.