Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog at Disney Parks Around the World
Shanghai Disney Resort: From January 22 - March 4, guests will be completely immersed in the Lunar New Year atmosphere throughout the Shanghai Disney Resort. Here are some of the experiences & offerings guests can expect:
Guests can take photos with Mickey Mouse and other character dressed in their Chinese New Year outfits and can even include some themed backgrounds
Pluto will be the official mascot of the Year of the Dog celebration while dressed in his “God of Fortune” costume
A daily drum ceremony in the Gardens of Imagination includingMickey, Minnie, and Pluto.
Mickey and friends will gather in Celebration Square for Shanghai Swing, a show featuring characters and dancers in vintage Shanghai costumes.
Guests can write down their new year wishes on special cards in the Garden of the Twelve Friends
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort: Through March 4, guests can enjoy a Lunar New Year celebration at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, including:
Special character experiences with “God of Fortune” Goofy and Pluto
Colorful New Year’s decorations will decorate the park!
At night, Main Street, U.S.A. and the Plaza will be transformed into a special Night Market for Chinese New Year.
Exclusive merchandise and themed food offerings
Disneyland Resort: This year’s festival will run from January 26 - February 18 at Disney California Adventure, and features special Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cuisine. Including:
Xiǎo Lóng Bāo: Pork Soup Dumplings with Black Vinegar and Ginger
Dàn Tǎ: Egg Tart Dessert
Wǔxiāng Huāshēng Táng: Five Spiced Peanut Brittle
Bǎixiāngguǒ Lǜchá: Passion Fruit Green Iced Tea with Lychee Popping Pearls (non-alcoholic)
Bánh chu’ng: Sticky Rice Cake with Pork (pictured above left)
Chạo tôm: Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer with Sweet and Sour Sauce
Zhūròu Bāo: Steamed Bao filled with Pork and served with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce
Xìngrén Qū Qí: Three Mini Almond Cookies
Cá rô phi chiên giòn: Whole Crispy Tilapia with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette served Family-Style with soup, vegetables, and rice
Japchae: Sweet Potato Noodles, Onions, Shiitake Mushrooms, Carrot, Spinach, Snow Peas, Broccolini, and Lightly Sautéed Tofu tossed with Sesame Oil and Sweet and Spicy Sauce topped with Toasted Sesame Seeds
Galbi: Short Ribs Marinated and Grilled Korean-Style and served with Steamed Rice and Kimchi
Phở Bò: Beef Noodle Soup with Seasoned Beef Stock, Thinly Sliced Tri-Tip and Rice Noodles and Classic Accompaniments of Onion, Jalapeño, Basil-Lime, and Hot Sauce
News & Media Source: D23