What’s Happening at Tokyo Disney Resort – July 2019


It’s July, and summer has come to Tokyo Disney Resort! That means lots of new merchandise, food, decorations and two huge events.

At Tokyo Disneyland, the brand new Donald’s Hot Jungle Summer is underway, while the fantastic Disney Pirates Summer returns to Tokyo DisneySea. The Duffy’s Sunny Fun and Funtime with Toy Story 4 continue too.

The biggest closures are Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek! and Splash Mountain in Tokyo Disneyland. While Sindbad’s Storybook Voyage is closed at Tokyo DisneySea. See the closures section for exact dates.

This is a summary of what’s happening this month, but for more on how to get the most out of your trip check out our digital travel guide to Tokyo Disney Resort. With thousands of copies sold since 2018, it’s become an essential tool for your planning.

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Events

Donald’s Hot Jungle Summer is a brand new event with a bright and colourful theme. There is new merchandise, a fire and water-themed menu, and the unmissable Oh! Summer Banzai! night-time castle show!

Disney Pirates Summer at Tokyo DisneySea also has new food and merchandise, as well as the return of the very popular Pirates Summer Battle “Get Wet!” harbor show, featuring Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Barbossa.

Tokyo DisneySea is also hosting Duffy’s Sunny Fun. There are adorable decorations in Cape Cod and a few new menu items with a souvenir plate and cup, but the beach-themed merchandise is definitely the highlight.

Finally, Both parks are hosting the mini Funtime with Toy Story 4 event to mark the release of the new Toy Story movie. There’s merchandise, food and a Find Forky treasure hunt in Tokyo Disneyland.

Food and Drink

There are new Donald’s Hot Jungle Summer menus this month, as well as the Duffy’s Sunny Fun and Toy Story 4 items which launched in June.

Merchandise

Donald’s Hot Jungle Summer and Disney Pirates Summer get their own merchandise, and plenty of June’s items continue too.

New in July

Still Available

Event merchandise at Tokyo Disney Resort is gone once the event finishes (no options to buy elsewhere other than checking Nakano Broadway). See our list of current merchandise for more details and a few handy tips. For other merchandise, it’s not known how long it’s available for.

Crowds

Crowds start to pick up in July due to school holidays and continue through to August. Marine Day is on Monday, July 15, and makes for a long weekend and larger crowds. It’s always best to visit Tuesday through Thursday.

Buy your tickets in advance to avoid long lines. Consult the Tokyo Disneyland crowd calendar for the latest predictions. Also, read our guide to know the best and worst times to visit Tokyo Disney Resort.

Weather

The average temperature for July is 26°C (79°F), which means you need to be ready for the heat. For other months, make sure to read our article on when to visit (it breaks down each month for you).

Sunscreen, boatloads of water, watching the summer shows to cool down, and frequent breaks are my recommendation to make sure you have a safe and wonderful time at the park. It doesn’t rain much during this time, but it does happen.

Check our packing list, which covers items that you can bring for the summer. One item you can get before you come is the cooling towel. I use this each time I am at the parks in the summer.

Closures

Here are the closures for July. Keep in mind that they stick to the schedule in most cases and things do not open early or late unless noted. For all the announced closure information beyond July, head to our Ride Closures 2019 Guide.

Tokyo Disneyland

Critter Country is closed for refurbishment work all summer.

  • Western River Railroad: May 7 – September 3, 2019
  • Mark Twain Riverboat: May 7 – September 3, 2019
  • Tom Sawyer Island Rafts: May 7 – September 3, 2019
  • Splash Mountain: May 7 – September 3, 2019
  • Beaver Brothers Explorer Canoes: May 7 – September 3, 2019
  • Gadget’s Go Coaster: May 9 – July 22, 2019
  • Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek!: July 2 – 18, 2019

Entertainment

  • Disney Light the Night (Fireworks): July 8 – September 1, 2019

Tokyo DisneySea

Construction work continues on Mount Prometheus with the side facing Mediterranean Harbor is currently covered with scaffolding.

Attractions

  • Sindbad’s Storybook Voyage: July 1 – August 9, 2019
  • Flounder’s Flying Fish Coaster: July 15 – 26, 2019

Entertainment

  • Disney Light the Night: July 8 – September 1, 2019

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