Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Its First Resort-Wide Halloween Season The resort expands Halloween to include Shanghai Disneyland, bringing new performances, activities and décor throughout the festive season
Shanghai, September 13, 2017 – This year, the wicked fun of the Halloween season celebration is going to take place throughout the entire Shanghai Disney Resort from September 25 through October 31. The special fall festivities include brand new performances designed exclusively for Shanghai Disneyland’s inaugural Halloween extravaganza, along with family-friendly spooky surprises around every corner that make Shanghai Disney Resort among the best places to experience the fall. For the first time ever at Shanghai Disney Resort, as part of the special Halloween dress-up tradition, guests of all ages will also be welcome to wear costumes during their visit.
Halloween-Inspired Atmosphere and Entertainment Like Never Before
Throughout the spook-tacular celebration, the decorations and new entertainment offerings in Shanghai Disney Resort will feature all the authentic elements of the Halloween season, delivering a mysterious and magical experience unlike anywhere else in Shanghai.
The resort will be cloaked in a vast array of Halloween colors and decorations, including exclusive Disney Character Jack-O-Lanterns, colorful fall foliage reminiscent of authentically Halloween scenes from around the globe, spindly spider webs that have been woven in the shape of Mickey Mouse, and many more eerie surprises and delightful Disney Halloween elements around every corner.
As dusk falls in Shanghai Disneyland, the night will come to life with the all-new, Villains’ Cavalcade, starring Hades [from Disney’s “Hercules”], Maleficent [from Disney’s “Maleficent”] and Dr. Facilier [from Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog”]. With the song “Friends on the Other Side” filling the night air, the three evil villains will captivate audiences along the moonlit parade route and set the tone for a nighttime of Halloween fun in the park!
As guests wander into Treasure Cove, they are likely to encounter phantom Ghost Pirates, inspired by Captain Salazar and his crew in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” They roam the area, seeking a crew to join them on their dark adventures. And at the Arena-E Stage in Tomorrowland, guests can gear up for a brand-new interactive dance party lead by a DJ and a live host introducing a series of music and dances inspired by the popular Guardians of the Galaxy franchise.
There will be tricks and treats for guests along Mickey Avenue where they can meet with Mickey Mouse and his pals dressed in their Halloween costumes, and take photos in front of the stylish photo backdrops.
Dressing Up For the Biggest Costume Event of the Year
In order to let guest immerse themselves in the Halloween atmosphere and really join the party, for the first time ever, Shanghai Disneyland is putting a limited-time exemption on its attire regulations and is welcoming guests of all ages to dress up as any character they like during the Halloween festival period. Guests are encouraged to learn more about the specific costume requirements on the Shanghai Disney Resort official platforms before their visit.
With the entire Sweethearts Confectionery and Marketplace in Disneytown transformed in to Halloween-themed shops, and a vast assortment of themed attire at shops throughout the resort, guests can also easily join the fun by finding the perfect outfit or accessory even after they arrive.
Celebrating the Many Tastes of the Halloween Season
Guests can also celebrate the magic of Halloween with Shanghai Disney Resort’s latest food and beverage offerings dressed up for the occasion. Collectible Devilish Mickey Drinks in Mickey Mouse-shaped Jack-O-Lantern cups will hold delicious new beverages making for a great memory and an exclusive new accessory for the 2017 Halloween season.Halloween treats include whimsical sundaes with edible cookie cups, Baby Groot Breadmasks, Glow-stick Cotton Candy, that are a classic Halloween collectible, now with added Disney touches, and more. A new version of the popular Tomorrowland Cheeseburger-the Black Magic Cheeseburger will roll out for a limited time in buns turned as black as the night sky… Plus, guests can also enjoy a Halloween themed buffet at Lumiere’s Kitchen in Shanghai Disneyland Hotel.
The Latest Seasonal Merchandise for the Fall Festival
In honor of the first-ever Halloween celebration in Shanghai Disneyland, a new line of merchandise has also been rolled out for guests of all ages. The new collection includes Mickey-shaped Trick or Treat pumpkin buckets, Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween plushes in classically creepy costumes, adorable key chains with pumpkins, and magnets featuring frightful phrases. Halloween Mickey Mouse-ear headbands, witch hats, witch and wizard costumes, bright mugs with Halloween scenes and more, along with special family fleeces in a variety of sizes so that parents, friends, children and loved ones can stay warm this fall and take matching photos in Shanghai Disney Resort’s new Halloween attire.
First-Ever Evening Tickets on Offer for Shanghai Disneyland
Shanghai Disneyland is releasing its first-ever evening ticket offering only available during this Halloween season. The date-specific tickets at 275RMB will enable guests to enter the park after 4 p.m., from September 25 to October 31, except October 2 to 7. Guests can purchase the tickets through the Shanghai Disney Resort Reservation Center at 400-180-0000, at Shanghai Disneyland Ticket Booths and the Shanghai Disney Resort official WeChat account. For more official and authorized channels and ticket information, guests can refer to https://www.shanghaidisneyresort.com/en/ticket/.
Disneytown to Feature Special Halloween Décor and Entertainment
Disneytown will also come alive with more spooky Halloween decorations. Every Friday to Sunday from September 29 through October, and on October 30 and 31, guests can enjoy a series of weekend Character and DJ Dance Parties, and fun appearances by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Guests will also be able to visit special venues hosting a variety of classic Halloween activities and treats from the World of Disney Store. More fun will be added to these weekends starting from October 13, when children up to 16 years of age can enjoy the fun tradition of trick-or-treating at participating stores in Disneytown.
Shanghai Disney Resort is dressing up to celebrate one of the most magical, mysterious and fun celebrations of the year. Guests of all ages are welcome to join the first resort-wide Halloween celebration and experience all the spooky surprises Shanghai Disney Resort has to offer.