Shanghai Disneyland tickets go on sale March 28th

Great news! Starting on June 6th, 2016 the first Disney theme park on the Chinese mainland in Shanghai will be opening its gates. Ticket sales will begin on March 28, 2016.Announced yesterday, the one day ticket price will be 370 Yuan ($56.20, us), tickets for peak day ticket for festival and holidays are being sold for 499 Yuan (75.91, US). There will be discounts offered, children between 1-1.4 meters tall and those over 65 can take 25% off their tickets and there will be 2 day park … [Read more...]

No night time fireworks at Shanghai Disneyland?

There may be less magic at the Magic Kingdom in Shanghai Disneyland! According to a new regional fire service rule that took place at the beginning of the year there are no firework shows allowed without exception on “heavily polluted days”. China is known for some serious smog problems.  Any day with an air quality index over 200 (on China’s 500 point scale) is considered “heavily polluted days”. In 2015 Shanghai had 8 of those days.The government previously stated they will offer unusual … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disney Resort gets an opening date!

The big announcement was made and in 6 short months Shanghai Disney Resort will be celebrating its grand opening! June 16, 2016 is the day Disney fans can first walk through the gates!Robert A Iger who is the chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney World Company said; “When it opens in June, Shanghai Disney resort will be a one-of-a-kind, world-class destination that is authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese. The resort reflects Disney’s legendary storytelling along with China’s rich … [Read more...]

Disney will not be using Magic Bands at upcoming theme park

Disney's Magic Band is our key to the world, Walt Disney World that is... We use it to access our rooms, gain entry to the theme parks, to buy merchandise and much more.  Over the past few years they have worked out the bugs so you would think with Disney opening a new park in China the Magic Bands would show up at the Shanghai Disney Resort however that is not the case.Shanghai Disney Resort guests will be using their smart phones for everything we use our Magic Bands for. The magic … [Read more...]

Disney Experiences Not Found in the US

Hello Disney travelers! Now, I consider myself a Walt Disney World Pro. I’m about to hit my 4th visit as a guests and I lived and worked there during my 5 month Disney College Program in 2011. But I have a confession. A dirty little secret.I’ve never been to Disneyland. Or any of the other parks. Gasp! I know, it’s shameful. I have my reasons though!I LOVE WALT DISNEY WORLD and vacationing somewhere else just seems, well, wrong Budget people! Sadly, I do not have the finances to jet … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disney will Include Some Amazing New Additions

Disney CEO, Robert Iger revealed some new details for the Shanghai Disneyland Resort. There will 6 themed lands coming to Shanghai Disneyland.Shanghai Disney Resort is planned to be an amazing world-class family vacation destination. It will infuse the magic of Disney with beauty of China. The plans also include 2 hotels, and  Disneytown, which will be an international shopping, dining and entertainment district, and Wishing Star Park’s beautiful gardens“We are building something truly … [Read more...]

The First and Largest Disney Store in the World Opens in Shanghai

Disney Store announced today they opened the doors of its flagship store in the popular Lujiazui area of Pudong, Shanghai, China. The landmark store is the largest retail space of any Disney Store in the world featuring 5000 square meters of immersive shopping experiences and innovative product, and also features an outdoor plaza."We couldn't be more delighted to open our first Disney Store in China, in Shanghai," said Mr. Paul Candland, President The Walt Disney Company, Asia-Pacific … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disney Resort Concept Art

I can't wait for Shanghai Disney Resort to open! With every news release, the anticipation grows. There's going to be a Toy Story Resort! The concept art below was first released in China earlier this week. Take a look at all these beautiful designs. Will you be taking a trip to Shanghai Disney Resort? It's on my bucket list. … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disney Resort announces Chevrolet as their Official Vehicle

With the agreement signed between Shanghai Disney Resort and Shanghai General Motors, Chevrolet is the resort's official vehicle. There's a good possibility of a stand alone attraction sponsored by Chevrolet as well.“Shanghai General Motors is committed to leveraging our global resources to provide the highest quality products and services to the China market and Chinese consumers,” says the president of Shanghai General Motors, Wang Yongqing. “Chevrolet is committed to becoming the … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disney Resort News: ‘Happy Dream’ Float debuts at Annual Shanghai Tourism Festival parade

Shanghai Disney Resort will be opening in the the not so distant future and they're already making headlines. This past Saturday, they made their first appearance in the Annual Shanghai Tourism Festival parade with this stunning float!The colorful float, called “Happy Dream,” featured Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Cinderella, Buzz Lightyear and many other popular Disney characters. And Disney dancers added to the fun by performing a Mandarin Chinese version of Disney’s classic “A Dream is … [Read more...]