What’s New at Tokyo Disney Resort – June 2019


It’s June, and that means lots of new entertainment, merchandise, food and decorations are heading to Tokyo Disney Resort.

Three events begin this month, with Tanabata Days (Star Festival) and Duffy’s Sunny Fun starting on June 6, then Funtime with Toy Story 4 debuts at both parks June 14, 2019.

June is part of the rainy season in Japan (lasts until mid-July). While it doesn’t rain every day, expect more rain than usual and make sure you’re ready.

The biggest closure is Splash Mountain and other attractions in Critter Country and Westernland in Tokyo Disneyland. Tokyo DisneySea’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is closed for part of June too. See the closures section for exact dates.

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Events

From June 6 – July 7, 2019, Tanabata Days (Star Festival) comes to both parks, with seasonal greetings, decorations, food, and merchandise.  The event is a great opportunity to see Mickey and Friends in traditional Japanese costumes.

From June 6 – August 27, 2019, Tokyo DisneySea hosts Duffy’s Sunny Fun for the first time. There are decorations and new menu items in Cape Cod, but the summer-themed merchandise is definitely the highlight.

Finally, starting June 14 until September 1, 2019, Funtime with Toy Story 4 celebrates the release of the new Toy Story movie with merchandise, food and a Find Forky treasure hunt!

Food and Drink

There are new Tanabata Days, Duffy’s Sunny Fun and Toy Story 4 menus launching in June. The Tanabata Chip and Dale bread at the Disney Ambassador Hotel looks fantastic.

Merchandise

The Tanabata Days, Toy Story 4 and Duffy’s Sunny Fun merchandise is all released this month, and plenty of May’s merchandise will continue too.

New in June

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 are on the lighter side in June due to rainy reason and no public holidays. Rain does keep the crowds away and especially during the evenings (many attractions become walk on some days). Read our full guide to rainy reason at Tokyo Disneyland for more.

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 June is 21°C (70°F). The days are warm and the evenings are a bit cool (light jacket weather). Check our packing list, which covers items to bring with you for the weather. Expect a lot of rainy days (it varies every year).

It’s best to have a poncho (the resort sells them), quick dry shoes, and an umbrella (pick these up at any convenience store) if it rains.

Closures

Splash Mountain at Tokyo Disneyland

Splash Mountain

Here are the closures for June. 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 June, 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
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic: June 18 – 26, 2019

Tokyo DisneySea

Construction work continues on Mount Prometheus, but so far the work has been in stages, so some views are not obstructed.

Attractions

  • Scuttle’s Scooters: May 22 – July 10, 2019
  • The Magic Lamp Theatre: June 10 – 28, 2019
  • Mermaid Lagoon Theater (King Triton’s Concert): June 11 – 13, 2019
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: June 17 – July 5, 2019

Entertainment

  • Fantasmic!: June 4 and 28, 2019
  • Disney Light the Night: June 4 and 28, 2019

Are you visiting the park this month? Let us know in the comments!

More Things to Do in Tokyo

My recommendations for things to do in and around Tokyo! Plan a day at the Hello Kitty theme park, Sanrio Puroland, and an afternoon at the popular TeamLab Planets TOKYO. Take a tour around Tokyo with the convenient hop-on and-off bus. Spend a rainy afternoon inside Japan’s largest indoor theme park, Tokyo Joyoplis, near Tokyo Disney!

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  1. Hugh

    Hi Chris, Love your website helped me plan my trip to Tokyo Disney Resort from Aus. I am headed too Tokyo Disney Resort on the TDL on the 5th of July and Disney Sea on the 6th of July. Looking at the crowd calendar these seem too be good dates but was just wondering what you thought of them. Also what would your revised fast pass strategy be for TDL considering Monsters Inc is closed. Love your work man, makes planning that much less daunting!

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