Shanghai Disney Resort launches new summer experiences and offers in 5th anniversary year

As Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates its 5th anniversary, guests will see new and unique experiences coming to the park this summer. It’s the “Year of Magical Surprises” for the anniversary, and as a chapter of that we’ll see a series of special seasonal surprises from June 24 to August 31.

The resort will launch “surprise” summer entertainment shows, trendy summer-themed products, and refreshing food and drinks. Customers can also take advantage of some discount offers on food and park tickets.

Seasonal surprises and classic entertainment

On Mickey Avenue, beloved Disney friends will greet guests in colorful summer-themed outfits.

Throughout the park, a special team of Cast Members called the “Surprise Squad” will make surprise appearances. Lucky guests will have the opportunity to spin the “Disney Surprise Wheel” on the Pepsi E-Stage at Tomorrowland and receive special giveaways such as new summer-themed merchandise.

The popular ‘Summer Blast’ castle show is not to be missed. The friends of Disney will once again provide guests with a cool experience through magnificent performances and multiple “splash” surprises with water, dissipating the summer heat.

Additionally, “Farmer Al’s Splash Around,” a water play experience zone, will also be returning for a limited time to Disney Pixar Toy Story Land to provide guests with refreshing summer entertainment.


At nightfall, the wonder continues. You can gather in front of the castle to witness one of the highlights of the 5th anniversary celebration. “LIGHT UP! A Nighttime Celebration” features fireworks, screenings and magic.

New food options and discounts

Customers can purchase a limited edition “Afternoon Ticket and Food and Drink” ticket option this summer. The ticket includes admission to the park in the afternoon from 3 p.m., a 20 yuan voucher on a combined dinner, and a soft drink upgrade at select restaurants.

The “Afternoon Ticket and Food and Drinks” offer is on sale until August 31, 2021 and can be used to enter Shanghai Disneyland after 3 p.m. on any of three consecutive days from the date of ‘purchase (including date of purchase).

Shanghai Disney Resort also launched a series of refreshing summer drinks and frozen treats, including watermelon, peach and mango ice cream. Special summer drinks are available in limited time blind boxes or “Duffy and Friends” spherical mugs.

New summer merchandise

This summer, the resort launched a variety of trendy summer clothing and products. The new line incorporates a marine style with bright colors, classic stripes, nautical patterns and more. The “Summer Mickey and Friends Series” and “Summer Duffy and Friends Series” are now on sale.

Special Summer Experiences at Disneytown

Kids can join the Disneytown Wishing Star Park Adventure with their families to explore the Wishing Star Park at night. This is the first time that Disneytown Wishing Star Park has been open to “little explorers” at night.

The Disneytown Summer Night Market will feature exquisite handicrafts, colorful food kiosks, cool summer drinks, street games, and wonderful street performances. The Market will take place from July 2 to August 29, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening.

Special offer summer tickets

By July 30, Shanghai Disney Resort will launch a limited bundle of three package. Customers can purchase three standard one-day tickets at a reduced price for a selected date.

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