The exciting Shanghai Disney Resort Themed Exhibition arrives in Hangzhou today, after its two successful stops in Shanghai and Nanjing. Guests can visit a magical Disney exhibition inside local malls, part of the celebration leading up to the resort’s official opening on June 16. The exhibition will transform Xixi in City into a special Shanghai Disney Resort experience from April 30 – May 10. The entertaining exhibition will showcase the creative highlights of the resort through themed exhibits, interactive multi-media presentations, lively performances and special Disney Character interactions.

Shanghai Disney Resort will officially open to guests on June 16, 2016. The resort will comprise Shanghai Disneyland, a theme park with six themed lands, as well as Disneytown, two world-class resort hotels, Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, and the Wishing Star Park recreational area. As the first Disney resort in Mainland China, Shanghai Disney Resort incorporates the relentless innovation and famous creativity of Disney in a truly magical and one-of-a-kind travel destination that is both authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese.

The traveling Shanghai Disney Resort Themed Exhibition will make stops in five major cities throughout China, including Hangzhou. At each stop, local families and friends will be invited to enjoy a sneak preview of the unique Disney storytelling experiences and innovative attractions and entertainment, all of which have been created especially for Chinese guests. The exhibition will inspire excitement for the grand opening and will help guests of all ages understand how a visit to the new Shanghai Disney Resort will “Ignite the Magical Dream” within their hearts.

At the magical Disney experience inside Xixi in City, guests will embark on a fun-filled journey through the themed Shanghai Disney Resort exhibits. Guests may stroll along the welcoming “street” known as Mickey Avenue before visiting the Gardens of Imagination display where they are able to complete a digital puzzle inspired by the Disney-themed Chinese zodiac symbols. Guests may interact with the Magic Mirror from the classic story “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the Fantasyland exhibit, then take off to Tomorrowland where an exciting video will give them a taste of the speed and thrills of TRON Lightcycle Power Run. They can snap a share-worthy, fun photo of themselves scaling Roaring Mountain at the Adventure Isle exhibit, and then sail off to the Treasure Cove display to relive scenes from “Pirates of the Caribbean” through an interactive game. Guests will definitely want to visit the hotels exhibit to learn about the world-class accommodations at Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as the Disneytown display to see highlights from the hit Broadway musical THE LION KING, which will be presented at Shanghai Disney Resort for first time ever in Mandarin.

During the exhibition, from April 30 to May 2, on May 7, 8 and 10, special shows will be presented at 11:00, 14:00, 16:30 and 19:30 with cheerful dancers taking to the stage for brilliant performances. During the stage shows, beloved Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will mingle with the audience, spreading their own magic and happiness to “Ignite the Magical Dream”.

Guests visiting the themed exhibition will have the chance to participate in raffles and enjoy other fun surprises happening throughout the event.

Ticket sales for Shanghai Disneyland began on March 28, 2016. To ensure entry to the theme park, guests are encouraged to plan their trips and purchase tickets in advance. Guests can purchase tickets to the theme park and THE LION KING, and reserve resort hotel rooms, through a variety of official channels, including:

  • The official website of Shanghai Disney Resort,
  • The Shanghai Disney Resort Reservation Center at 400-180-0000 or 86-21-3158-0000
  • The official Shanghai Disney Resort store on Alitrip
  • The Shanghai Disney Resort official WeChat account
  • Official travel partners listed at