99 Photos of Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea Covered in Snow

This was either a brilliant marketing scheme to promote Disney’s Frozen or Tokyo got the most snow it has seen in 45 years on February 8th. My bet is it was all mother nature’s doing. And if you’re a Disney fan, where do you go on such a snowy day? You head to Tokyo Disneyland of course.

Typically, the only snow you’ll see at Disney Parks in the United States is the fake cinnamon snow they spray out during Christmas and New Year’s, so to see the real deal blanketing Cinderella’s Castle and the rest of the parks was an opportunity that could not be missed.

Saturdays are usually incredibly busy, and we highly recommend you avoid them normally. Since the snow was so heavy, it made the crowds light. All outdoor shows and attractions were canceled or shut down. Heck, there were even Monster’s Inc FastPasses still available in the afternoon!

Tokyo Disneyland Park Snowpocalypse

While the snow made for some great photos, the one thing photos do not capture is how cold it was. The wind was strong, and the snow was sticky. Wearing a raincoat in the middle of winter is something you do not get to do often, along with using an umbrella. My umbrella met it’s untimely demise as I tried to snap that perfect photo of Cinderella’s Castle. Here are some of our favourite photos from Disneyland Park during the Snowpocalypse in Tokyo.

Here is a video to give you an idea of how heavily it was snowing.

Tokyo DisneySea Snowpocalypse

This park is a lot more windy than Disneyland Park, which made it very uncomfortable.

It wasn’t long after I showed up in the park that announcements started to play over the loudspeakers that train service was going to stop soon, so I made a quick walk around the park snapping as many photos of a snowy DisneySea as I could.

Which of these were your favourites? Please feel free to use this photos, but provide credit to TDRExplorer.

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  1. Tokyo Snowpocalypse Experience | Chris Nilghe

    […] For those who deal with this every year, then this is nothing. But, Tokyo and the surrounding areas are not well equipped or used to handling such a huge amount of snow in such a short time span. What affects the most people is public transportation. Now, you can call me crazy but I was brave (or stupid) to make my way to Tokyo Disneyland. Since this amount of snow is rare, I had to take photos. […]

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