Discover the Magic of Chinese New Year

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From January 7 to February 12, 2017, join us for a special festival brimming with vibrant decor, unique activities and meaningful entertainment.
Celebrate the New Year with Us
Create a brand new family tradition and revel in a variety of enchanted experiences.
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Auspicious Ambience and Decor
Soak up positive vibes as you wander through the park during the New Year Celebration.
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Interactive Entertainment
Attract prosperity for the new year ahead by participating in an array of celebratory activities.
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Create a brand new tradition by reveling in a variety of distinctive and enchanting experiences you won’t find anywhere else in China.

Event highlights include:

  • Mickey and Friends donning traditional Chinese outfits
  • Delightful decorations with a Disney flair that pay tribute to the Chinese New Year
  • High-spirited entertainment, including a Dragon parade
  • Memorable photo opportunities for you and your family
  • Tech-savvy ways for you to express and share your well wishes for the new year
  • The chance to shop for incredible Chinese New Year mementos to remember your visit
  • Out-of-this world festival treats and dining events

When you visit the Shanghai Disney Resort during this rejuvenating time, you’ll discover a bounty of symbolic gestures exuding vitality, luck and happiness. including Mickey-shaped lanterns, hanging talisman, motivational door couplets, floating lotuses and even a “Golden Rooster Primula” in the middle of Gardens of Imagination.

Plus, Disney Characters will warmly welcome you wearing traditional Chinese garb—make sure to seize the chance to capture rare photo ops with them in their New Year’s best.

You and your family can look forward to the following Chinese New Year-themed fun:

  • A Drum Ceremony – It’s believed that sound can drive bad luck away and attract good fortune. Kick-start your day by attending this morning rhythmic ritual hosted by Mickey and Minnie near the Storytellers Statue in the Gardens of Imagination.
  • A Dragon Dance Cavalcade – Become part of the action when you’re invited to take part in a festive dragon parade alongside Cast Members—the longer the dragon costume grows, the greater the luck for all.
  • Family Reunion Portraits – Meet beloved Disney Characters and pose for family photos with larger-than-life picture frames.
  • Chinese New Year Wish Fulfillment – After 'Ignite the Dream - A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light', a series of inspirational best wishes and quotes will be projected onto Mickey-shaped lanterns on the towering Enchanted Storybook Castle. This interactive program is a first-of-its-kind across Disney parks and resorts around the world, wishing guests a wonderful New Year in the most special of ways.
Treats and Drinks
Indulge in delicious snacks only available during the Shanghai Disney Resort Chinese New Year celebration - Mickey/Minnie Popcorn Bucket, Cotton Candy and more.
An Abundance of Culinary Delights
Treat yourself with glorious menu of festive dishes to toast the magic of Chinese New Year.
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Lumiere’s Kitchen in Shanghai Disneyland Hotel will be serving up a Lunar Buffet Dinner during the Chinese New Year festival.Meet Disney Characters donning traditional Chinese outfits.

Lumiere’s Kitchen — Lunar Buffet Dinner
  • Dates: January 27 to February 2, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Price: RMB468 (Adult), RMB328 (Kids Age 3-10)
Make a Reservation Today
To reserve a holiday dining event or to ask questions, please call 400-180-0000 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

Please note: buffets include soft drinks and juice. Prices listed above are subject to 15% service charge.
Stellar Souvenirs
Discover an exciting assortment of Chinese New Year-themed gifts saluting the Year of the Rooster.
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Lucky Bag
Scoop up Commemorative Lucky Bags, win a magical prize hidden in selected bags!
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Fun finds include headwear and exclusive New Year-edition outfits with matching family options, Mickey and Minnie plush toys donned in decorative Tang Suit, lovely red packets, pastry boxes and beyond.

Create memories of your first Chinese New Year at Shanghai Disney Resort with themed pins, stationery, home Décor and time-limited items.

Enjoy These Special Holiday Offers

  • Grand Opening Promotion: From now through Feb. 25, get 40% discount for any purchase with two or more Grand Opening item, excluding limited editions.
  • Early Bird Promotion: Guests making a purchase at Avenue M Arcade before 12pm will enjoy a 10% discount, excluding exceptional products.
  • Purchase with Purchase.: From now through Feb. 25, guests spending 380 RMB on a single receipt at select merchandise locations across Shanghai Disney Resort can purchase one cinch sack blanket set for 70 RMB
Disney PhotoPass+ will launch 4 Chinese New Year themed photo frames.

Purchase a Lucky bag at 380 RMB for merchandise valued at no less than 880 RMB, at the following retail locations:

You will also have the chance to win a magical prize hidden in selected bags.

Products in bag are randomly selected, ranging from toys, accessories, souvenirs, home décor and more.