Happy 5th Birthday, Shanghai Disney Resort!
Happy fifth birthday, Shanghai Disney Resort!
A year of magical surprises
To celebrate the fifth birthday, Shanghai Disney Resort is hosting a year of magical surprises.
Up to four times per day, Mickey and Minnie, in their special birthday attire, present the new Disney “Surprise!” Show. Selected guests will have an opportunity to spin the Disney Surprise Wheel to win bigger surprises.
Enchanting decorations illuminate the beautiful themed lands of Shanghai Disneyland. Fifth birthday decorations line the streets of Mickey Avenue. The resort’s two hotels and Disneytown have a memorable magical makeover.
Illuminate! A Nighttime Celebration is a dazzling light show presented each evening.
Disney Parks Blog has compiled fans’ five favorite things at SHDR to celebrate the fifth birthday of Shanghai Disney Resort:
- Favorite attraction: Tron Lightcycle Power Run
- Favorite merch: headbands and plush
- Favorite parade: Mickey’s Storybook Express
- Favorite character: StellaLou
- Favorite food: corn dogs!
Cast member celebrations
Cast members who worked on Shanghai Disney Resort are celebrating on social media this week. Here’s Bob Iger:
Congratulations to everyone at #ShanghaiDisneyResort on your 5th anniversary! It’s a very special place & it’s been wonderful to see the people of China embrace it as their own. pic.twitter.com/dLHkO3bK2Y
— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) June 16, 2021
Jim Shull, an imagineer who is a theme park concept designer celebrates:
June 12th. 5 years ago was the final day of trial operations for the Shanghai Disney Resort. Congratulations to my colleagues who spent years dreaming and delivering this world class theme park in China. #Disney pic.twitter.com/1vV20qg3K1
— Jim Shull (@JimShull) June 12, 2021
Cast members who were part of the opening task force have been sharing memories on social media. Here’s a shot of the opening day cast member crew:
Disney Ambassadors from parks around the world celebrated Shanghai Disney Resort’s birthday with a very special video:
A superfan, @CyberbbLawrence, shared a picture from today’s celebration:
Shanghai Disney Resort 5th Anniversary Day (16 June) pic.twitter.com/D8xGQqbbME
— Cyberbb Lawrence (@CyberbbLawrence) June 16, 2021
D23 is hosting a virtual event today to celebrate this fifth anniversary. Here’s the description:
This exclusive virtual event will feature a grand gathering of Imagineers who will take us on a journey spanning everything from the park origins and history, to beautiful artwork and storytelling, to plenty of behind-the-scenes stories that will let us meet some of the fascinating people who bring our favorite places to life.
I know Shanghai Disney Resort is on my bucket list of parks to visit – how about you? Have you been to Shanghai Disney Resort in the first five years?
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