Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland is a theme park located in Pudong, Shanghai, serving as the first Disney park resort in mainland China and the sixth worldwide. It opened on June 16, 2016, featuring a blend of classic Disney attractions and unique, culturally specific entertainment experiences.

Operating Hours: Everyday 8.30am to 9.30pm Address: Shanghai Disney Resort, Chuansha New Town, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

Shanghai Disneyland Reviews

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    I went on a Thursday, the queue is long but it is moving fast. ticket will be linkable only on participating date, we bought 3 express pass in the Disney app. worth the price & it's amazing experience. it was dream come true as a princess

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    Super fun park, spend a magical and beautiful day! Every amusement project is very interesting, suitable for all ages, and the newly opened crazy zoo park is full of fun...

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    ...But it’s super fun, everything is worth it, the dreamy and magical Disney, the best day, and a few more times in the future...

Shanghai Disneyland Ticket Prices, Express Pass & Promotions

  • Adult Ticket

    Shanghai Disneyland Admission Ticket for 1 adult

  • Child Ticket

    Shanghai Disneyland Admission Ticket for 1 child, 3-11 years of age

  • Senior Ticket

    Shanghai Disneyland Admission Ticket for 1 senior, >60 years old

  • 2 Day Adult Tickets

    Shanghai Disneyland 2 Days Admission Ticket for 1 adult

  • Family Ticket (2 Adults + 1 Child)

    Shanghai Disneyland Admission Ticket Bundle for 1 Adult & 1 Child

  • One Day Dream Package (2 Adults + 1 Child)

    The exclusive tour includes express passes for all projects, express admission to the park and other privileges.

Recommended Hotels Near Shanghai Disneyland

  • Melia Shanghai Parkside

    Being just minutes away from Disney Resort Metro Station allows guests to explore the city with ease.

  • Shanghai Disneyland Hotel

    Located in Shanghai Disney Resort

  • Shanghai Toy Story Hotel

    Located in Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disneyland opened its gates in 2016, becoming Disney's sixth resort worldwide and third in Asia. Nestled in the heart of China's most populous city, this new Disney park brings wonder and fantasy to life through beautifully themed lands and cutting-edge attractions. In this blog, we'll guide you through everything you need to know to plan your magical trip.

Shanghai Disneyland Opening Hours

Shanghai Disneyland Opening Hours
Shanghai Disneyland is open every day of the year, from 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Special seasonal and holiday hours may apply.

Shanghai Disneyland Ticket

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  • Child Ticket Criteria: Applies to children aged 3–11 or 1.01m–1.4m in height.
  • Senior Ticket Criteria: Age 60 and over.

How to go to Shanghai Disneyland

To reach Shanghai Disney Resort, visitors have several convenient and comfortable transportation options:
Transport OptionKey Details
MetroTake Line 11 to and from Jiading North/Huaqiao and Disney, get off at at the final station! After exiting the station, come out from Exit 1 & 4, and walk for 5-10 minutes following the signs (First Train 07:08 - Last Train 23:39)
Car or CoachNavigate to the P6 parking lot of Shanghai Disney Resort, and then walk 700 meters to reach the west entrance of the park.
BusPudong Bus Lines 50, 51, 52 to West Transport Hub, just note that the last bus is earlier than the subway!
TaxiYou can get off at the West Bus Hub and walk for 10 minutes to reach the main entrance of the park.
  • Metro: The Shanghai Metro Line 11 offers direct, efficient access to the resort. Ideal for those seeking a straightforward route, it runs frequently from early morning until late at night, dropping passengers just steps away from major attractions.
  • Car or Coach: For those preferring to drive, parking is available at the Disney Car & Coach Park for a flat fee. This option is perfect for visitors looking for flexibility in their travel schedule and direct access to the resort.
  • Bus: Local bus services, including Pudong Bus Lines 50, 51, and 52, provide a hassle-free journey to the resort. This is a great choice for those wanting to avoid the stress of driving and parking, offering a straightforward walk or short shuttle ride to the resort's main sites.
  • Taxi: Offering the utmost in privacy, comfort, and flexibility, taxis can drop off passengers at the West Public Transportation Hub of the resort. This option is best for those seeking a more personal and less crowded traveling experience.

Best time to go to Shanghai Disneyland

Best time to go to Shanghai Disneyland

Best time to Shanghai Disneyland Overview

Shanghai Disneyland dazzles year-round. However, the best times to visit are:
SeasonMonthsWeatherCrowd LevelsSpecial Notes
FallOctober - NovemberCool and manageableMediumBest time for weather and celebrations (Halloween, Christmas, Lunar New Year). Avoid major Chinese holidays.
WinterNovember - FebruaryDry and coldLowIdeal for exploring the park. Lesser crowds before Lunar New Year.
SpringLate May - Early JuneWarm and dryLow to MediumIdeal after local school term ends; before the summer crowds.
SummerJuly - AugustHot and humid with typhoon seasonHighConsider midday breaks in hotels. Avoid if possible.
  • Spring (March-May) - Mild weather and ornate Chinese New Year celebrations.
  • Autumn (September-November) - Comfortable weather with fall foliage.
  • Winter (December-February) - Festive Christmas and New Year events.
Wednesdays and seasonal periods like early spring and winter see fewer crowds. Whereas weekends, holidays and Chinese New Year draw peak attendance.

Shanghai Disneyland Seasonal Crowd Level

Shanghai Disneyland sees its highest crowds in April and June, with levels peaking at 68% and 72%. May, July, and August are also busy, with crowd levels over 60%. In contrast, September through December are quieter, especially December at 33%. Early in the year, January to March, offers a more relaxed atmosphere with moderate to low crowds.

Shanghai Disneyland Seasonal Crowd Level

Source from queue-times

Shanghai Disneyland Weekly Crowd Level

Wednesday is the least crowded day at Shanghai Disneyland, with a 44% average crowd level. Midweek tends to be quieter, offering a more relaxed visit. In contrast, Monday and Friday are busiest at 53% and 56%, followed closely by Saturday at 55%. Sunday, Thursday, and Tuesday see moderate crowds, between 47% to 49%.

Shanghai Disneyland Weekly Crowd Level

Source from queue-times

What to eat at Shanghai Disneyland

What to eat at Shanghai Disneyland

Souce from Shanghai Disney Resort website

Shanghai Disneyland offers a variety of dining options, from Western to Chinese cuisines, bringing a memorable gastronomic experience for all visitors.

Shanghai Disneyland Restaurants

Restaurant NameCuisine TypePrice Range (USD)Dining Style
Alimentari FavolaItalian$14-$41Table Service
Blue frog bar & grillWestern$14-$41Casual Dining
Blueglass YogurtDesserts$0.14-$6.90Quick Service
Chua Lam's Dim SumChinese$14-$41Fine Dining
COUCOUChinese$14-$41Table Service
The Dining RoomChinese$7-$14Casual Dining


Guests may bring their own food, excluding items needing heating, with strong odors, or prohibited items like instant noodles and durian. Bottled water and drinks are allowed.

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Things to do at Shanghai Disneyland

Things to do at Shanghai Disneyland
With eight enchanting lands packed with world-class entertainment, there's no shortage of magical fun at Shanghai Disneyland! With so much to experience in one day, going for a 2-3 day park ticket ensures you have enough time to take it all in.
Adventure IsleRoaring Rapids, Soaring Over the HorizonThrill and water splash rides; indoor flights
Disney•Pixar Toy Story LandRex’s Racer, Slinky Dog Spin, Woody’s RoundupThrill and spinning rides for all ages
FantasylandAlice in Wonderland Maze, Hunny Pot Spin, The Many Adventures of Winnie the PoohFamily-friendly; interactive and spinning attractions
Gardens of ImaginationBecome Iron Man, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Fantasia CarouselInteractive experiences; spinning rides
TomorrowlandBuzz Lightyear Planet Rescue, TRON Lightcycle Power RunInteractive; thrill rides
Treasure CoveExplorer Canoes, Pirates of the Caribbean BattleWater adventures; interactive pirate fun
ZootopiaZootopia: Hot PursuitImmersive dark ride with small drops

【Recommended play order】

  1. 🏰First, take a photo of the castle as a souvenir!
  2. ✈️Then, Soaring Over the Horizon, feel the immersive fantasy journey!
  3. 🌊Next, have a thrilling Roaring Rapids!
  4. 🏴‍☠️Don't miss the classic Pirates of the Caribbean Adventure!
  5. 🍎Next, go to the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and start a thrilling adventure with Snow White!
  6. 🐲Don't forget to experience the fun of racing with Hug Dragon!
  7. 💨Try TRON Lightcycle Power Run, feel the collision of speed and passion!
  8. 🚀Finally, embark on a space journey with Buzz Lightyear and protect the peace of the universe!
At Shanghai Disneyland, guests can immerse themselves in a wide array of entertainment and events across the park. From enchanting musical performances in Fantasyland to thrilling stunt shows in Treasure Cove, there's something for everyone.
PlacesPerformances & ShowsTimes
Adventure IsleJungle Character Selfies at Happy Circle10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Disney·Pixar Toy Story LandFavorite Toy Selfies at The Meeting Post10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Fantasyland"Frozen: A Sing-Along Celebration" - Musical Performance11:30 AM, 2:00 PM, 2:45 PM, 4:30 PM
Royal Selfies at Storybook Court9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Winnie the Pooh Selfies in Hundred Acre Wood10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Garden of Imagination"Golden Fairytale Fanfare" - Stage Show1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:45 PM
"Ignite the Dream" - Nighttime Spectacular8:30 PM
Marvel Universe Interactive Exhibit10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
"Mickey’s Storybook Express" - Parade3:45 PM
Mickey Selfies at the Gardens10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Mickey Avenue"Frozen Snow Celebration" - Outdoor Show6:00 PM, 6:30 PM
"Shanghai Swing" - Live Performance10:15 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM
Tomorrowland"Avengers Training Initiative" - Interactive Show10:15 AM, 11:20 AM, 1:05 PM, 2:35 PM, 4:25 PM
Treasure Cove"Eye of the Storm: Captain Jack’s Stunt Spectacular" - Stunt Show11:40 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:20 PM, 4:30 PM
Things to do at Shanghai Disneyland

Souce from Shanghai Disney Resort website: Tomorrowland (Jet Packs)

Each attraction brings a unique aspect of the Disney magic to life, offering something special for visitors of all ages. Top things to do include:
  • Fly through TRON's glowing cyber world on the Lightcycle Power Run

Watch stunt shows like Eye of the Storm: Captain Jack’s Stunt Spectacular

  • Meet beloved characters like Mulan, Mickey, and more

See Disney stories brought to life on stage in spectacular musicals

  • Wander through Disney-themed gardens and snap iconic castle photos

Duck into shops and restaurants to enjoy Chinese cuisine with Disney twists

Shanghai Disneyland Map

Shanghai Disneyland Map

Source from chinadiscovery

Shanghai Disneyland Adress

4MV5+945, Pu Dong Xin Qu, Shang Hai Shi, China, 201205

(Shanghai Disney Resort, Chuansha New Town, Pudong New Area, Shanghai)

Shanghai Disneyland Layout

Shanghai Disney Resort is a comprehensive destination with a variety of themed areas and attractions:
  • Shanghai Disneyland Park: At the core of the resort's map, it branches into six themed areas with unique attractions:
    1. Mickey Avenue: Positioned near the main entrance, it's the first greeting of magic for guests.
    2. Disney·Pixar Toy Story Land: Located to the west of the map, offering playful adventures.
    3. Gardens of Imagination: Centrally situated, it serves as the heart of the park with diverse attractions.
    4. Fantasyland: Found directly behind the castle, this is the largest land, encompassing classic fairy tale experiences.
    5. Adventure Isle: To the northeast of the map, it invites exploration and discovery.
    6. Treasure Cove: Positioned in the northwest, this area offers pirate-themed adventures.
    7. Tomorrowland: Located on the eastern side, showcasing futuristic innovations.
  • Disney Town: This vibrant district is adjacent to the park's main entrance on the map, offering an array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Disney Resort Hotels: Strategically placed on the map for easy access; one hotel is situated to the south of the park, and another is located on the eastern edge, near Wishing Star Park.
  • Wishing Star Park: Located on the southeast of the map, this tranquil area provides a natural escape within the bustling resort.

Shanghai Disneyland Attractions

Shanghai Disneyland Attractions

Souce from Shanghai Disney Resort website: Fantasyland (Alice in Wonderland Maze)

Shanghai Disneyland is divided into eight distinctive theme parks, including "Mickey Street", "Gardens of Imagination", "Fantasyland", "Disney·Pixar Toy Story Land", "Adventure Isle", "Treasure Cove", "Tomorrowland” and “Zootopia.” Both men and women, old and young, can find a happy world here.
Themed LandAttraction Details
TomorrowlandTomorrowland invites visitors to a world brimming with futuristic fun. Highlights include "Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue," offering an interactive space mission; "Jet Packs," defying gravity for an exhilarating flight; and "TRON Lightcycle Power Run," a high-speed coaster under a glowing dome.
FantasylandFantasyland, the park's most expansive area, is anchored by the enchanting "Fantasy Fairytale Castle." Here, guests can delve into timeless tales, from a "Hundred Acre Wood" journey with Winnie the Pooh to a high-flying adventure on "Peter Pan’s Flight" across London’s starlit skies.
ZootopiaZootopia brings the dynamic metropolis of the animated classic to life, offering immersive attractions and the thrill of joining Judy and Nick on a whirlwind adventure. This unique land ensures every visitor explores the limitless possibilities of the mammal city.
Treasure CoveAs Disney’s inaugural pirate-themed land, Treasure Cove sets sail on swashbuckling escapades with "Pirates of the Caribbean - Battle for the Sunken Treasure" and offers hands-on exploration with "Explorer Canoes."
Mickey AvenueEntering Disneyland, visitors step onto Mickey Avenue, a bustling thoroughfare where Disney’s beloved characters await to greet and pose for photos. "Avenue M Arcade" stands out with its vast array of park memorabilia.
Disney·Pixar Toy Story LandThis land whisks visitors into the animated world of Toy Story, featuring exhilarating attractions like "Slinky Dog Spin" and the high-speed "Rex’s Racer," with "Al Toy Store" offering an assortment of themed merchandise for memorable keepsakes.
Gardens of ImaginationComprising seven uniquely themed gardens, this area celebrates joy with rides like the "Fantasia Carousel" and aerial adventures aboard "Dumbo." The "Fantasy Light Phantom Show" and "Mickey’s Storybook Express" parade are among the entertainment highlights.
Adventure IsleAdventure Isle beckons with the allure of ancient civilizations. Thrill-seekers can embark on "Soar·Flying Over the Horizon" or navigate the treacherous "Roaring Rapids," discovering the land’s hidden beasts and legends.
DisneytownBordering Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown is a vibrant nexus of shopping, dining, and the arts, crowned by the "Walt Disney Grand Theater," home to stellar Broadway musicals, ensuring a memorable extension of the Disney magic.
Shanghai Disneyland Attractions

Souce from Shanghai Disney Resort website: Treasure Cove

Shanghai Disneyland Firework Timing

Shanghai Disneyland Firework Timing
"Illuminate! A Nighttime Celebration" at Shanghai Disneyland blends state-of-the-art technology and heartfelt storytelling, creating an unforgettable experience. With an array of projection mapping, pyrotechnics, flames, fountains, lasers, and lighting, the show immerses guests in a magical journey alongside their favorite Disney princesses, heroes, and friends. It's a narrative of light, dreams, and resilience that resonates deeply with all who watch.

【Performance Time】

  • Regularly scheduled for 9:15 PM. However, an 8:00 PM performance may also be available on certain days. Guests are advised to check the Shanghai Disneyland Resort website daily for the most accurate and updated performance times.

【Show Storyline】

  • Chapter One: Light Is In You - Highlighting the inner light that guides us toward our dreams.
  • Chapter Two: Ignite The Dream - How our inner flame fuels our aspirations.
  • Chapter Three: Into The Shadows - Facing challenges that may dim our light.
  • Chapter Four: Light The Darkness - Finding strength in our inner light and heroism.
  • Chapter Five: See The Light - Emerging from darkness, guided by our own light.
  • Chapter Six: Light Your Way - Trusting in our light to navigate through life.
  • Chapter Seven: Light Is In You - A reminder that the future is illuminated by our collective light.


Weather conditions may impact the show's presentation, including adjustments, delays, or cancellations due to high winds, poor air quality, heavy fog, or lightning. Such changes may affect the fireworks display, aligning with guest safety considerations.

Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass

Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass

Souce from Shanghai Disney Resort website

Shanghai Disneyland offers three types of Annual Passes: Pearl, Sapphire, and Diamond, each providing unique benefits and privileges. These passes grant access to the park on select days, with reservation requirements to ensure entry. Benefits include discounts on dining and merchandise, special birthday perks, and exclusive hotel benefits, enhancing the overall Disney experience. For detailed information on each pass's specific offerings and prices, please refer to the official Shanghai Disney Resort website.
Pass TypeReservation DaysPrice (Standard)Price (Concession)Special Benefits
PearlMin. 200 days$193 (¥1,399)$145 (¥1,049)Dining and store discounts; Birthday and Disneytown benefits.
SapphireMin. 350 days$381 (¥2,759)$285 (¥2,069)20% off dining and stores; Birthday cake and dining offers.
Diamond365 days access$607 (¥4,399)$455 (¥3,299)20% off dining, stores, parking; Early park entry, event priority.
  • Disneytown Benefits: Special offers and discounts at various shopping and dining venues within Disneytown for all pass holders.
  • Birthday Benefits: Pass holders may enjoy special treats or discounts on their birthday.
  • Hotel Benefits: These could include discounted stays or perks at Shanghai Disney Resort hotels.

Prices are converted for clarity and are subject to change. Check the official website for the most accurate information. (1 USD = 7.24 CNY as of Apr 2024)

What to Bring for Shanghai Disneyland

Bringing these items can enhance your visit, ensuring a more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable experience at Shanghai Disneyland.
Essential ItemDescription
Original ID CardRequired for park entry and ticket verification.
High-Capacity Power BankEssential for keeping your devices charged due to extensive photo-taking.
Non-Glass Water BottleUseful for staying hydrated; refill at free water spots near restrooms.
Comfortable Walking ShoesCrucial for all-day comfort while exploring the park.
RaincoatRecommended for water rides and unexpected rain.
Disney Resort AppOffers park maps, wait times, and show schedules for convenience.
Stroller (if accompanying children)Useful for seating kids and carrying bags; consider renting in advance for savings.
Snacks and BreadIdeal for enjoying in queues to save time and money versus park dining options.

Other Attractions in Shanghai

Other Attractions in Shanghai
Apart from the magical world of Shanghai Disneyland, the city of Shanghai is home to a multitude of attractions that cater to a wide range of interests, from iconic skyscrapers to serene gardens. Here's a concise overview of some notable destinations:
AttractionHighlights & ExperienceLocation & DistanceAdmissionCheck Now!
Oriental Pearl Radio & TV TowerA symbol of Shanghai's modernization, featuring double-decker elevators and the Shanghai Municipal History Museum. The glass plank road offers thrilling views.Lujiazui Area, 2.7km from downtownFrom $27.53Check Now!
The BundShanghai's iconic waterfront with historic architecture. A boat ride on the Huangpu River offers stunning night views.The Bund Area, 1.8km from downtownFreeCheck Now!
Shanghai Wild Animal ParkHome to rare wildlife in drive-through and pedestrian areas, offering close encounters with tigers and other exotic animals.Kangqiao, Nanhui Area, 30.6km from downtownFrom $22.82Check Now!
Yu GardenA serene classical Chinese garden in downtown Shanghai, offering a tranquil escape with lush greenery and traditional architecture. Nearby Yuyuan Bazaar is perfect for shopping.Yu Garden Area, 1.8km from downtownFrom $5.54Check Now!
Other Attractions in Shanghai

Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower

Other Attractions in Shanghai

Yu Garden

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