Details for Summer 2016 at Tokyo Disney Resort


Summer is a hot one in Japan and Tokyo Disney Resort’s offerings this year are guaranteed to keep you “cool”.

Oriental Land Company has released details for Disney Summer Festival and Disney Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.  They’ve also released details about the brand new “Out of Shadowland” show which will debut at Tokyo DisneySea.

Disney Summer Festival at Tokyo DisneySea

Out of Shadowland will make it's Tokyo DisneySea debut on July 9, 2016

Out of Shadowland will make its Tokyo DisneySea debut on July 9, 2016

Similar to past years, the theme of “Tropical Fruits” is planned to decorate the park along with its popular harbor show, Minnie’s Tropical Splash. This year Minnie, Daisy, and Clarice have brand new costumes to delight guests with. In addition, Jose Carioca and Panchito are adding even more excitement to the show.

  • Location: Mediterranean Harbor
  • Performances: 3 daily (day time)
  • Duration: ~20 minutes

Gelatoni is debuting brand new art for guests to enjoy over at the Palazzo Canals in the Mediterranean Harbor. In addition, expect a new Gelatoni inspired menu and new merchandise featuring Duffy and Friends.

Out of Shadowland premieres on July 9 at the Hangar Stage in Lost River Delta. The show is described as:

“Out of Shadowland” is an original tale about a shy, soft-spoken girl who must learn to overcome her doubts and fears through the power of her imagination, and the courage she discovers in her heart. Created expressly for the Hangar Stage, this new musical show with colorful visuals, dynamic scenes and powerful live performances offers Guests a unique experience.

This show is replacing the now closed Mystic Rhythms, which ended April 5, 2015.

  • Location: Hangar Stage in Lost River Delta
  • Performances: 3 to 6 daily
  • Duration: ~25 minutes
  • Performers: 18
  • Seats are done by lottery on certain dates. Lottery is located at Biglietteria
    (next to Gondolier Snacks), which is the same place for Big Band Beat.

Lastly, special merchandise (about 40 items) and menu items are coming to DisneySea for the summer. We will add more information in upcoming articles when it comes closer to the event.

Disney Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland

Garyo Gunbu Tokyo Disneyland

Garyo Gunbu will leave you soaking wet during the hot and humid summers in Japan

This year at Tokyo Disneyland, the daytime show offered is Saiyo Kabu, which is themed to be like a Japanese festival where all the Disney friends dance as one team.  (As opposed to battling teams in earlier years.)

  • Location: Around the Castle Forecourt and Plaza
  • Performances: 3 daily (daytime only)
  • Duration: ~20 minutes
  • Lottery tickets available for the reserved section in the Central Viewing Area in front of Cinderella Castle.

In addition various merchandise, food items, and decorations are made available for guests to enjoy!

Disney Hotels

Both the Disney Ambassador Hotel and Tokyo Disneyland Hotel are offering special menus at select restaurants:

  • Empire Grill (Disney Ambassador Hotel)
  • Sherwood Garden Restaurant (Tokyo Disneyland Hotel)
  • Dreamers Lounge (Tokyo Disneyland Hotel)

Disney Resort Line

The monorail will offer two limited day-passes for guests to collect. Both are themed to the parks for summer. Remember to collect these passes to trade in for a limited edition monorail pin which you cannot buy anywhere else!

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  1. Shaved Ice for Summer at Tokyo Disney Resort | TDR Explorer

    […] Summer 2016 starts July 9 at Tokyo Disney Resort and that means hot summer days and shaved ice! Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for summer to start enjoying this traditional Japanese summer delight (also known as kakigōri). You can begin enjoying the various shaved ice treats June 16 until August 31, 2016! Shaved ice comes in various flavors and toppings, which will no doubt cool you down during the hot summer months. […]

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