Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates the arrival of Spring with new offerings and special events, giving guests the opportunity to meet new characters through May 31, 2023.
It turns out EPCOT’s International Flower and Garden Festival won’t be the only place to check out Disney topiaries this spring.
Amongst the blossoming flowers at Shanghai Disneyland, guests will be able to spot creative topiaries of Duffy, LinaBell, Pluto, and Goofy for the first time
They will join the returning topiaries of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, and Chip ‘n’ Dale.
A focal point to these floral displays is the stunning flower-themed centerpiece of the Dewdrop Fairy in the Gardens of Imagination, which is an homage to Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Fantasia, in which she appears as the symbol of spring.
Nearby, the new colorful social wall provides a vibrant backdrop for snapping unforgettable springtime memories.
The sculpted colorful character eggs are back once again this spring, too. This year, new character eggs of Koslov and Mr. Big from Zootopia join the pack along with a series of rabbit-themed eggs, including Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Bunny and Ducky from Pixar’s Toy Story 4, and Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh to honor the Year of the Rabbit.
The floral influences of spring have also been infused into a range of new food and beverage items at the resort.
Guests can enjoy an array of delights inspired by the beauty of flowers and sample floral flavors such as Sakura Flavored Chocolate Churros, Rose Snow Ice with Passion Fruit Bubbles from Barbossa’s Bounty, Sakura Peach and Vanilla Flavored Ice-cream Cones and Sundaes from Il Paperino, and a selection of desserts from CookieAnn Bakery Café.
Experience the elevated “Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party!” as it makes a fresh return with a new format.
This year, the show will stop not once, but twice as it travels along its route, as characters break out into signature dance moves to catchy music in an explosion of colorful energy.
Guests will have the chance to catch the party as it moves between Disney•Pixar Toy Story Land and Whistle Stop Shop, brightening up the park’s spring atmosphere along its route.
LinaBell is also joining the party for the first time ever wearing an all-new outfit just for this special occasion.
The classic morning show “Zao Shang Hao” will return this spring, as well.
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit will make his debut at Shanghai Disney Resort starting April 10. Oswald will join the park’s daily activities, and Guests can take a fun photo moment with him on Mickey Avenue
Red Panda Mei from Pixar’s Turning Red will also make her first-ever Disney parks appearance in Shanghai later this spring.
Also over on Mickey Avenue, Mickey and Friends will greet Guests their new seasonal attire.
Duffy and Friends will be also be there, dressed for a sunny day in the backyard with outfits featuring floral elements and a special flower unique to each friend.
Winnie the Pooh and his friends will be putting on their new ice-cream inspired outfits to meet guests alongside a lively backdrop in the Hundred Acre Wood.
Shanghai Disney says to celebrate Disney’s 100th anniversary, one hundred classic and new Disney characters will make surprise appearances in pre-parade and Mickey’s Storybook Express across this special celebratory period.
For the entire month of March, selected Disney Princes and Princesses will make occasional appearances on the Castle balcony in addition to their appearances in Mickey’s Storybook Express. Guests can also catch sight of the Disney Princesses as they make spontaneous appearances at Storybook Court Princess greeting locations.
Fans of Disney Princesses will enjoy a special Princess Castle projection just before the daily nighttime spectacular during this month, too.
Additionally, guests will be able to indulge in Princess-themed food at the iconic Royal Banquet Hall, enjoy a limited-time Spring Season brunch buffet at Lumière’s Kitchen, and more delicious surprises.
Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates the 80th birthday of Chip ‘n’ Dale on April 2, with a birthday ceremony for the energetic duo in front of Storytellers Statue.
Then throughout the month, “Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Boogie-Woogie Revue” will be back with dancing, music and fun, bringing cheerful energy to all guests in Adventure Isle. Clarice is also invited to the party and she cannot wait to join the gang on Mickey Avenue and meet all her fans.
In May, it’s all about celebrating Marvel and its superheroes.
Over in Tomorrowland, Mickey and Friends will present a special Marvel Stage Show at the E-stage, donning brand-new looks inspired by their favorite Marvel Super Heroes. They will also periodically appear for guests to have the opportunity to snap photos with the characters in their new outfits.
The Avengers Deployment Vehicle will be making an appearance during the pre-parade of Mickey’s Storybook Express and joining the special show Avengers Special Mission with Marvel Super Heroes riding in back.
Guests can also meet Marvel Super Heroes during the Character Special Appearance at Marvel Universe, for photo-ops at a special Marvel-themed photo location.
Price Increase Coming
Visiting the Shanghai Disney Resort for the Spring festivities will also allow Guests to enjoy a day at the park before it raises prices this summer.