January 13, 2016

Shanghai Disney Resort Set to Open on June 16, 2016

Disney has finally announced the opening date of Shanghai Disney Resort, June 16, 2016.

Shanghai Disney Resort will include the following attractions and destinations on the opening day.
  • Shanghai Disneyland, a theme park with six themed lands: Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove and Fantasyland, with the Enchanted Storybook Castle. Guests will be immersed in popular Disney stories that come to life at the largest castle in a Disney park, at the first Pirates-themed land in a Disney park, on the longest Disney Parks parade route and in more enchanting places filled with thrills, creativity and adventure. Many of Shanghai Disneyland’s attractions and entertainment experiences will be appearing in a Disney theme park for the first time.
  • The Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, imaginatively themed hotels conveniently located near the theme park. The Shanghai Disneyland Hotel is an elegant Art Nouveau-inspired resort with a touch of Disney magic and imagination, while the Toy Story Hotel immerses guests in a world inspired by the toys from the Disney•Pixar series of Toy Story animated films.
  • Disneytown, an international shopping, dining and entertainment district, adjacent to Shanghai Disneyland and including the Walt Disney Grand Theatre, home to the first-ever Mandarin production of the Broadway hit, Disney’s THE LION KING. Another “must-see” for guests will be the innovative World of Disney Store, offering a comprehensive collection of Disney merchandise, including many products designed especially for Shanghai Disney Resort.
  • Wishing Star Park, with beautiful gardens, a walking path and a glittering lake. With approximately 40 hectares, the size of 56 football fields, Wishing Star Park presents guests with awe-inspiring natural views and beautiful sunsets.
The announcement was made this morning, together with a few photo updates of the construction and preparation happening inside the park.

First we take a look at the Enchanted Storybook Castle. It's certainly looking majestic.


Next is the dome of TRON Lightcycle Power Run. The lighting for the dome is currently being tested.


This is what's inside the brand new Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue. Looks like the scenes have been set up.


Next we have the Fantasia Carousel.


This is a photo of the brand new Roaring Rapids attraction in Adventure Isle area of the park.


Lastly, we have a photo of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in testing mode.



Are you excited about the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort? I certainly am!

For the official press release, please visit Shanghai Disney Resort Press Room.



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