Tanabata Days returns to Tokyo Disney Resort for 2017. This short event takes place from June 15 to July 7, 2017, at both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. Don’t miss our guide to Tanabata Days at Tokyo Disney Resort to learn what this unique festival is all about!
Let’s take a look at Tanabata Days 2017! ?
Tanabata Days at Tokyo Disneyland
Mickey and friends greet guests daily during their “Tanabata Greeting” while riding rickshaws along the parade route and wearing their best Tanabata costumes.
The greeting happens twice daily along the parade route and features the following Disney Characters:
- Mickey & Minnie Mouse (New Costumes)
- Donald & Daisy Duck
- Pluto & Goofy
- Chip N Dale
- Rapunzel & Flynn Rider
- Snow White & The Prince
- Cinderella & Prince Charming
- Belle & The Prince
The Wishing Place is where guests can write and hang their wishes! This decorated area boasts beautiful bamboo branches and streamers. This year has a new light production so guests can enjoy an even more amazing atmosphere.
Tanabata at Tokyo DisneySea
Dressed as Hikoboshi (Altair) and Orihime (Vega), Mickey and Minnie are joined by their friends in this special “Tanabata Greeting” in the Mediterranean Harbor. The following characters appear in the show:
- Mickey & Minnie Mouse
- Duffy & ShellieMay,
- Aladdin & Jasmine
- Ariel & Prince Eric
The Wishing Place is set up at Pier 32 in the American Waterfront. Just like the World Bazaar in Tokyo Disneyland, guests can write their wishes on special wishing cards and tie them onto the wishing place!
A total of 30 new items are available during the event. These will include towels, tissue box covers, and plush.
Tanabata Special Menu
Select restaurants at both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea offer dishes inspired by Tanabata. Guests also receive a special wishing card, only available at these restaurants.
- Restaurant Hokusai (Tokyo Disneyland)
- Restaurant Sakura (Tokyo DisneySea)
- S.S.Columbia Dining Room (Tokyo DisneySea)
Shaved Ice will be available at Rackety’s Raccoon Saloon, Space Place Food Port, Liberty Landing Diner and Casbah Food Court. Cocktails will be sold at Barnacle Bill’s and the Nautilus Gallery.
Restaurants and lounges at both Tokyo Disneyland Hotel and Disney Ambassador Hotel are offering limited time menu items to guests.
Disney Resort Line
The monorail station is also participating in Tanabata Days by offering a photo spot and wishing places! The wishing cards are unique to the resort line.
Feature photo by DreamSweetsLove.