Shanghai Disney Resort is celebrating the summer season after its First Anniversary with magical new entertainment, fresh, ‘cool’ experiences, expanded menus and stylish merchandise to help guests beat the heat and enjoy a new world of fun awaiting them throughout the theme park. From July 1 to September 3, Shanghai Disney Resort will transform into a summertime oasis, with seasonal decoration, cooling facilities and other offerings available to guests.
New shows and entertainment
For the first time ever, an entirely new show has been created for The Enchanted Storybook Castle Stage in Shanghai Disneyland. Summer Blast is filled with performers, Disney characters… and a healthy dose of water to keep guests cool in the heat of summer. This dazzling musical show takes guests on a cool journey through a misty rain forest, refreshing Hawaiian surf, under the sea, and back to the top of the waves as music, dancing and water fill the stage and the audience!
As part of the seasonal celebration, Shanghai Disney Resort has also announced a series of additional new entertainment experiences that will be presented to resort guests for a limited time this summer. Traveling in front of Mickey’s Storybook Express, the new Duffy’s Splashing Pre-Parade is sure to keep Guests refreshed. Duffy and ShellieMay lead the procession as they celebrate the cool side of summer with a troupe of dancers who refresh parade viewers with hand-held water wands as they dance down the route! Plus, hit shows throughout the theme park hav been redesigned with a few fun water features to help guests cool off as the weather heats up, including the all new Bai Ling Story Time – Little Mermaid, and in Treasure Cove, guests can find The Swabbies Cool-Off and A Pirate’s Life in Summer.
New novel Cool Zones will also energize guests in the hot summer months, immersing them in refreshing, misty areas that offer a perfect respite from the sun as they spend a cool and magical day discovering all of the six themed lands throughout Shanghai Disneyland.
New summer food and beverage lineup
The seasonal food and beverage menus are another magical experience for guests to enjoy this summer. Shanghai Disney Resort is rolling out refreshing new drinks featuring touches of Disney magic, helping guests cool off between their park adventures. These new signature beverages featuring cool new twists and offerings include Dory’s Deep Blue Sea Cooler, the tropically inspired Stitch’s Aloha Colada, Nick’s Wilde Fruit Cooler, Gusteau’s Chocolate Gateau Milkshake and Donald’s Castle Float.
The on-the-go dining choices are equally delicious this summer, with classic Disney turkey legs, new Adventure Isle corndogs, Character-inspired ice cream treats, fluffy ice-cream topped waffles, beef and kimchi wraps, Mickey pretzels, caramel popcorn, traditional French and modern Chinese pastries, churros, hotdogs and more.
Exclusive Disney merchandise
Shanghai Disney Resort has also just released an assortment of stylish products, gifts and accessories to help guests stay cool, dry and trendy this summer. More than 80 exclusive, themed items are now on offer at Shanghai Disney Resort. Guests can find novel items like a summer themed limited edition Shanghai Disney Resort Magic Passport, ultraviolet color-changing t-shirts, tropical-themed Disney flip-flops, UV-blocking umbrellas and Mickey Mouse-shaped shades, to name a few. A special summer bag filled with a complete, ready-made set of chic seasonal items inside will also be exclusively available this summer.
Cool events taking place beyond the park this summer
As part of the overall resort experience, Disneytown is another cool place to enjoy the summer months. Guests will find Disney magic at numerous photo locations and misting Mickey arches as they pass beneath. Popular Disney characters may also drop by to greet guests. Shanghai Disney Resort is also bringing some cool summer magic to guests throughout China, with mall events being scheduled for Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Wuhan, Suzhou and Hangzhou.
During the events, guests will enjoy a visual Disney feast and interactive experiences reflective of the magical offerings available at Shanghai Disneyland.
This summer, Shanghai Disney Resort has designed the coolest new ways for guests to enjoy Disney magic and fully enjoy the warmest months of the year.