Shanghai Disneyland Has Fantasmic Reopening! [updated]

Shanghai Disneyland has reopened in the most Fantasmic way. During a brief ceremony, Shanghai Disneyland reopened its gates approximately three months after closing them due to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

“We hope that today’s reopening can serve as a beacon of light across the globe, providing hope and inspiration for everyone, and can demonstrate that we can overcome any challenge together,” Joe Schott, president, and general manager of Shanghai Disney Resort said during the reopening ceremony.

“Since the reopening of Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and Shanghai Disneyland Hotel in early March, we have been deeply moved by the encouragement from our guests and Disney fans,” said Schott. “Today, we are extremely pleased to reopen Shanghai Disneyland thanks to the unwavering efforts of our Cast Members and our community. Today’s celebrations will be remembered with joy, as we look forward to welcoming our guests back to this happy place.”

Schott was joined by 30 Disney characters and a band. It culminated with the band playing the Fantasmic theme song as streamers were shot into the air. Within minutes, 200 guests were welcomed into Shanghai Disneyland.

The reopening day was sold out within minutes of the ticket sales opening on Friday. This led to the park having lots of space for social distancing. The park restricted capacity to one-third of its 80,000 visitors. The first few days were also sold out. Guests visiting found that several shows and experiences were closed that wouldn’t accommodate social distancing as well as other experiences. There were also modified queues, viewing areas for experiences, and even attractions experiences were accommodated for safety and social distancing.

Shanghai Disneyland Reopening Day

Shanghai Disneyland is the first Disney Theme Park globally to reopen after all Disney Parks were closed due to COVID-19. Disney Springs is beginning a phased reopening on May 20th as well.

Shanghai Disneyland Reopening

 

Shanghai Disneyland is the newest Disney Theme Park and the largest in Asia. It opened on June 16, 2016. DAPS MAGIC correspondent Murray was there for the opening day.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest

Share your thoughts and comment!

Mr. DAPs

Mr. DAPs

Hi, I'm Mr. DAPs, the Founder, and Editor in Chief of DAPS MAGIC! I can be regularly found at Disneyland with my hat and bow tie taking pictures and simply enjoying the Happiest Place on Earth. I'm also the weekly host of GEEKS CORNER and your Disney reporter for DISNEY REPORTER on DAPS MAGIC's YouTube channel. I am also now honored to announced that I'm a Brand Ambassador with Her Universe! Find me on Twitter and Instagram. as I'd love to connect with you. Make sure and say hi!

SUBSCRIBE TO DAPS MAGIC TODAY!

DAPS MAGIC YOUTUBE

MOUSEWAYS TRAVEL

GEEKS CORNER PODCAST

POPULAR POSTS

Top Posts & Pages
The History of the Candlelight Ceremony at Disneyland
More Avengers, Less Masks - DISNEY Reporter
New Disney Imagination Campus Curriculum Will Teach Critical Skills and Encourage Career Exploration
Know Before You Go: Tips for Visiting Avengers Campus
Disney+ Releases Star Wars Narrative Timeline
The Walt Disney Company To Participate In The Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Communications Conference
Walt Disney World Resort to Relax Face Covering Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated Guests in Most Places Other Than Disney Transportation
Showtimes Now Displayed for Avengers Campus on Disneyland App and Website