Spending halloween in Shanghai Disneyland – Second halloween themed Disney experience (How to go, what to expect and is it better than Hong Kong?)

After spending halloween in Hong Kong Disneyland, I was excited to take my dad to a halloween themed Disneyland because I’m sure he would love it.

I decided to take him to Shanghai Disneyland because he wanted to try the Tron ride so I felt like it was a 2 birds with 1 stone kind of situation.

How to go:

Take Line 11 all the way to Disney Resort Station.

REGINE’S TIP: DO NOT SWITCH TRAINS AT LONGHUA STATION (LINE 12) BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO GET OUT OF THE STATION TO SWITCH LINES (aka. you’ll have to pay more + walk outside the station)

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parents looking cute as ever!

I bought my tickets via Klook ->ย https://www.klook.com/activity/2128-disney-resort-shanghai/

If you will also book via Klook, don’t forget to bring your passport (whoever bought the ticket) because the person at the entrance will ask for it.

To avail the fast pass in Shanghai Disneyland, you have to download the app. Before you head to Shanghai, I suggest to download the app before you fly to Shanghai so you will not have a hard time.

Here is how the app looks like:

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**** FOR THOSE WHO READ MY BLOG ABOUT SPENDING HALLOWEEN IN HONG KONG DISNEYLAND THEN YOU’LL KNOW HOW MUCH I WANTED TO DRESS UP AS ANNA FROM FROZEN!! WELL I WANT TO TELL YOU GUYS I WAS ABLE TO DO IT IN SHANGHAI!!!****

What to expect at Shanghai Disneyland during halloween:

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since I was wearing a costume, they gave me a sticker to notify people that I’m also a guest inside the theme park

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THE MICKEY MOUSE FLOWER IS SO CUTE IT HAS FANGS :((((

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too sunny for Anna

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I FELL IN LOVE WITH EVERY LITTLE DETAIL
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I was actually freaking out inside

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SO HAPPY MY PARENTS WERE ABLE TO TRY THE TRON RIDE! (you can see my dad was beyond happy)

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I WAS THE ONE WHO TOLD THEM TO COPY THIS HAHAHHAHA
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we have a joint Instagram account! follow us @niniandme462
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my constant

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forgot to mention it was my dad’s first time to see Toy Story land!! He wasn’t able to see the one in Hong Kong
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SO LUCKY WE CAUGHT THE PARADE ON TIME

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YOU BET I WAS FREAKING OUT BECAUSE ANNA ON THE FLOAT NOTICED ME
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BUT MY #1 DISNEY PRINCESS WILL ALWAYS BE FA MULAAAAANNNNNNNNNNN
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MAN LOOK AT THEIR FLOAT
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bucket list achieved!
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Disneyland at night was just as magical as the day

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trying to maximize the little natural sunlight left for the day

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T W I N N I N G
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told my parents to take a couple photo!! the headbands were so cute!!

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got stickers while waiting for the night parade!
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didn’t take much photos since I was busy taking videos! wait for my Shanghai travel film! (THEY HAD A HADES FLOAT!! THEY DIDN’T HAVE HADES IN HONG KONG!! YOU BET I WAS ALSO FREAKING OUT)
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SHANGHAI DID NOT COME TO PLAY!! THE CASTLE SHOW AND FIREWORKS PERFORMANCE WERE ON A WHOLE DIFFERENT LEVEL
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IT WAS SOOOO HARD TO CATCH IT ON CAMERA BUT I SWEAR SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND’S “ENDING” ON THE CASTLE AND FIREWORKS PERFORMANCE WAS THE BEST I’VE SEEN SO FAR AND MY PARENTS AGREE WITH ME

all photos taken using an iPhone and a Fujifilm X-A3 18-55 mmย 

So which Disneyland should you go during halloween season? Shanghai or Hong Kong?

Personally for me Shanghai wins!!! Why?

1. The weather during October IS SO GOOD! The weather is sooo cool unlike October in Hong Kong where it’s hot and a little bit humid.

2. Shanghai has TRON, Star Wars Bay, Pirates of the Caribbean, and even Toy Story Land (which you can find in Hong Kong). They also have Alice in Wonderland maze which was A W E S O M E!!

3. The floats during the parade WAS ON A WHOLE DIFFERENT LEVEL (plus they have a Frozen, Mulan, and Hades float)

4. Their castle screening and fireworks performance WAS ALSO ON A WHOLE DIFFERENT LEVEL (Shanghai obviously did not come to play)

5. There are more people in Hong Kong since people feel Hong Kong is better than Shanghai (idk why, Shanghai’s not so bad, the people I meet aren’t rude)

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND VISITING SHANGHAI FOR HALLOWEEN!! Promise you won’t regret itย ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ

๐Ÿ’š, R


Read more about my Shanghai adventures

3 thoughts on “Spending halloween in Shanghai Disneyland – Second halloween themed Disney experience (How to go, what to expect and is it better than Hong Kong?)

  1. Hi, I’m heading off to Shanghai next Wed. My daughter wants to go Disneyland so your review is helpful.
    Which day did you go? It doesn’t look crowded in your photos. I am thinking either a Friday or a Monday. What do you think? Fast passes only through the app?

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    1. Hi karendylan! It was a Thursday when we went to Shanghai Disneyland ๐Ÿ˜ŠI suggest going on a Monday since Friday is nearer to the weekend and there “might” be more people heading to Disneyland. Yes, fast passes is only redeemable through the app. I believe they started to make people get the fast pass through the app late last year. ๐Ÿ’–

      I hope you and your daughter will enjoy Shanghai Disneyland!! They are really on a whole different level!

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