Shanghai Disney Resort

The Shanghai Disney Resort officially opened on June 16, 2016. It includes Shanghai Disneyland, the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel & Toy Story Hotel, and Disneytown

For more on the grand opening here is the full press releases from June 2016.

Here is a look at a Disney Produced Video showcasing the resort:


Here are the Grand Opening Events:


Quick Facts

Disney's First Mainland China park is projected to open in the Spring of 2016. Below is some early information provided in 2014 about the park.

Project Overview Quoted from Disney Fact Sheet (7/14):
Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in mainland China, will be a place where friends and families can escape together to a whole new world of fantasy, imagination, creativity and adventure. On Opening Day, the resort will be home to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park, two themed hotels, a large retail, dining and entertainment venue and outdoor recreation areas. Shanghai Disneyland will be a Magic Kingdom-style theme park featuring classic Disney storytelling and characters but with authentic cultural touches and themes tailored specifically for the people of China. Shanghai Disney Resort will have something for everyone – thrilling adventures, lush gardens where guests can relax together and enriching interactive experiences, all with the world-class guest service that Disney is known for around the globe.

Pudong New District, Shanghai

Resort Size at Opening:
3.9 square kilometers (963 acres)

Start of Construction:
April 8, 2011

Project Statistics at Opening:

Target Market Population: 330 million within a three-hour drive or train ride of Shanghai
Resort Size at Opening: 3.9 square kilometers (963 acres)
Park: Shanghai Disneyland (including back of house areas), approximately 910,963 square meters (225 acres), or 1,160,000 square meters (287 acres) if the parking lot is included
Hotels: 2 – 1 deluxe hotel and 1 value hotel with a total of 1,220 rooms
Retail, Dining & Entertainment: 46,000 square meters Gross Floor Area
27,900 square meters Gross Leasable Area
(similar to Downtown Disney in Anaheim)
Additional Facilities: 100 acre lake (404,685 square meters), other outdoor recreation facilities, and parking and transportation hubs

The Opening Day investment breakdown is as follows:
29.4 billion yuan/US$4.7 billion for the theme park
4.5 billion yuan/US$700 million for the hotels and RD&E

*These quick facts are from a 7/21/14 Fact Sheet

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