Hong Kong Disneyland 2018 Event Calendar
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has announced its events for 2018! These events cover 365 days of the year, ranging from the Chinese New Year event to Christmas. The new stage show “Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” makes its debut in May 2018.
Let’s take a look at the events coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2018! Once you’re done reading begin planning your trip to Hong Kong Disneyland with our Ultimate Trip Planning Guide and don’t forget to buy your discount tickets.
There’s no official word when the construction of Sleeping Beauty Castle begins. There’s also no mention of when the new Marvel attraction that replaces Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters(which was originally slated to open in 2018). Once we have details, you’ll find it here.
Hong Kong Disneyland Event Calendar 2018
- Royal Princess Garden (Opening December 2017)
- Moana: A Homecoming Celebration (Opening May 2018)
- Chinese New Year (January to March 2018)
- Carnivale of Stars – including Springtime Processional (March to May 2018)
- Carnivale of Stars – featuring Pixar “Water Play Street Party!” (June to August 2018)
- Duffy’s New Friend Debuts at Hong Kong Disneyland (July 3, 2018)
- Disney Halloween Time (September to October 2018)
- A Disney Christmas (November 2018 to January 1, 2019)
- Magic Access Member Benefits
Royal Princess Garden
Opening in December 2017, guests are able to enter a beautifully-themed garden area to enjoy Meet and Greets with Disney Princesses. The garden also features the park’s first Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Where children are able to transform into a Disney Princess complete with hair styling, makeup, and a costume of their choice.
Moana: A Homecoming Celebration
Set to open in May 2018 is the brand new stage show “Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” in Adventureland. This is the first attraction that is opening as part of the multi-year expansion for Hong Kong Disneyland from 2018 until 2023.
Take a look at the photos from Moana: A Homecoming Celebration’s debut performance.
“Moana: A Homecoming Celebration” is an 18-minute live experience recounting Moana’s adventures after she restores the heart of Te Fiti (the all-powerful goddess who creates life) and returns to her home village of Motunui. The show is set in an entirely new exotic outdoor venue in Adventureland that echoes the architecture and décor of Motunui from the film.
Chinese New Year (January to March 2018)
To celebrate the Year of the Dog, Pluto takes center stage to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Goofy also greets guests as the God of Fortune and shares warm wishes with everyone.
Out on Main Street, U.S.A., guests and their families can enjoy the bustling, festive New Year atmosphere by taking photos of the lucky red and gold decorations all around. Be sure to greet Mickey and his pals, who will all be dressed up for the occasion in their holiday finest. A range of festive delicacies will be presented in the park and three resort hotels, including classic Chinese dishes like “lo hei” and Chinese New Year-themed meals and snacks. To celebrate the Year of the Dog, don’t forget to pick up some themed merchandise items, such as red packets and traditional decorations, to share the joy and blessings of Chinese New Year!
Carnivale of Stars (March to May 2018)
The Carnivale of Stars sees spring returns to Hong Kong Disneyland, feautring the Springtime Processional and new “We Love Mickey” projection show. The park is decorated with different festive sculpts and over 100 Disney character-themed eggs. Check out the full details.
Carnivale of Stars featuring Pixar “Water Play Street Party!” (June to August 2018)
The Carnivale of Stars continues into Summer with a new Pixar-themed “Water Play Street Party!” and even more character greetigns. In Tomorrowland, guests can meet Mr. and Mrs. Incedible along with Frozone from the Oscar-winning film “The Incredibles”. This special event coincides with the Hong Kong release of “The Incredibles 2” in July 2018.
Duffy’s New Friend Debuts at Hong Kong Disneyland (July 3, 2018)
A new friend of Duffy the Disney Bear is coming to Hong Kong Disneyland. There’s not much information yet, but cute hints have started popping up on Main Street USA.
Disney Halloween Time (September to October 2018)
Hong Kong Disneyland’s most popular event is back with even more spooky fun. Join Jack Skellington and other Disney Villains that guests have yet to meet (which sounds like we may see characters we haven’t seen before) as they turn the park upside down.
A Disney Christmas (November 2018 to January 1, 2019)
To finish off the year is “A Disney Christmas” that starts in November. Mickey and friends entertain guests in a joyous daytime show, Christmas Carolers in the streets, and a beautiful and heartwarming tree-lighting ceremony.
Magic Access Member Benefits
Magic Access Members — Hong Kong Disneyland’s Annual Pass — can enjoy member only shows in the coming year. If you’re a Hong Kong Resident, you’re able to take advantage of the 15% off special offer when you buy 3 Magic Access memberships or more (until January 31, 2018).
Magic Access Members are able to enjoy exclusive discounts on dining, merchandise, and hotel stays (sometimes up to 40% off). There’s also exclusive sneak peeks of the new seasonal events for members.
A series of special events are planned throughout the year:
- Brand-new Disney Music Program
- Disney Egg Pin Redemption Activity (during Disney Friends Springtime Carnival)
- Pixar Friends Summer Party
- Special Program: Mickey and Duffy Jolly Holidays
There are tons to do this next year at Hong Kong Disneyland! Once we have more details of each event, we’ll report about it here!
Are you planning on visiting Hong Kong Disneyland in 2018? Let us know in the comments!
All photos and information from the official Hong Kong Disneyland Press Release and website.
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We’re having a theme park holiday in 2018. Visiting Hong Kong Disney , Tokyo Disney and the Osaka Universal in April. Will be checking out your posts to pick up some great tips.
Perfect timing! Planning on going beginning of January 2018. Look forward to Year of the Dog merch. 1st trip to HKD.
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Hi my family wants to visit hongkong on 1st week of nov..2018.Is halloween theme still on at that time?coz my daughter wont enjoy that .
Thanks so much
Love your guides! Thanks! We are trying to pick some dates for a trip next year. We are deciding between April (around the 23rd) and October (around the 7th) mainly for Tokyo Disney. But since the flight isn’t much more expensive from Australia to go through Hong Kong, we are looking at adding that as well. We like the sound of Halloween but not the crowds at Tokyo Disney. Got any suggestion on which month is better?