Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary “Time to Shine” Event Details


Tokyo DisneySea is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a year-long event, “Tokyo DisneySea 20th: Time to Shine!” This event is running from September 4, 2021, through September 3, 2022.

Here’s what we know so far, it looks like not all the information is released yet. But we’ll update this once more information becomes available!

Entertainment

A brand new greeting show titled “Mickey & Friends Harbor Greeting ‘Time to Shine!’” where Mickey and friends are in their recent 20th-anniversary outfits! The show is about 10 minutes long with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Pluto, Duffy, and ShellieMay.

There’s no word on the new nighttime harbour show “Believe! Sea of Dreams” and when that’ll debut.

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Merchandise

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Merchandise
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It’s not an event without special merchandise! Some merchandise also includes Duffy and Friends with a new line called “Duffy and Friends Starry Dreams.”

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Duffy and Friends Merchandise Starry Dreams
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Watch our Tokyo Disneyland merchandise video below to see what merchandise Tokyo Disney Resort offers!

Special Food Menu

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary
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Throughout Tokyo DisneySea, different restaurants have different dishes to try in the new “Seasonal Taste Selections” program. Food also includes a special churro and other specialty drinks. We’ll update this once more information is known!

Decorations

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Decorations
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Unique 20th-anniversary decorations are around the DisneySea AquaSphere and in Passaggio MiraCosta.

Disney Hotels

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Food
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Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta marks its 20th anniversary with a special menu available in their restaurants at the hotel! Then at the Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel, unique postcards and room key holders are in your room for you to keep.

Read our Tokyo Disney Resort Hotel Guide on how to decide what hotel is best for you.

Disney Resort Line

Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary Monorail Pass
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With every special event, there’s always a collectible design for the monorail day passes. The 20th anniversary is no different! You’re able to get them at the four other monorail stations at Tokyo Disney Resort. Check out our video below on how to buy these tickets!

Initial Thoughts

My initial thoughts are, this isn’t as grand as past anniversaries. However, given what happened with the pandemic, a smaller scale anniversary was inevitable. I am happy that it’s on for an entire year, so hopefully, by then, borders will be re-opened for Explorers to come and enjoy the festivities!

In addition to the 20th-anniversary, there’s still the brand new Beauty and the Beast area at Tokyo Disneyland, Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, and the upcoming Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs expansion.

Information and photos from the official OLC press release, Tokyo Disney Resort blog, and Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary website.

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