Tokyo Disney Resort starts 2019 in style with six days of New Year’s celebrations.
Running January 1 to 6, 2019, the event will include special decorations, food and drink, merchandise, and two New Year’s Greetings. And to celebrate the “Year of the Pig,” Pumba is taking center stage!
The Tokyo Disney Resort 35th Anniversary “Happiest Celebration!” continues along with the New Year’s event.
After New Year’s, Tokyo Disneyland will begin its 35th Anniversary Grand Finale celebrations, while DisneySea will host Pixar Playtime and Duffy’s Heartwarming Days. Check out the full details of each event.
New Year’s Greetings
The highlights of the New Year’s celebrations are special character greetings at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea. Each greeting features Mickey and Friends welcoming the New Year in traditional Japanese costumes.
At Tokyo Disneyland, the characters follow the parade route on a New Year’s float. While at DisneySea, Mickey, Minnie, and Friends sail across the Mediterranean Harbor aboard a specially decorated ship. Both greetings happen twice a day.
While the greetings are not full-sized parades or harbor shows, they are a great opportunity to take character photos that are unique to Japan.
New Year’s at Tokyo Disney Resort also includes:
- Traditional Japanese decorations featuring Pumba at the entrance to both Parks
- Limited-time merchandise items with Pumba, Simba, and Timon (available November 30, 2018)
- Cards and stationery
- New Year’s charms set
- Rice cracker souvenir snacks
- New Year’s food and drink (available December 26, 2018)
- Strawberry dessert with souvenir cup
- Special New Year’s menu items at the Disney Ambassador and Tokyo Disneyland Hotel
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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