8 Reasons Why Hong Kong Disneyland Is The Perfect Place to Visit This Year End

8 Reasons Why Hong Kong Disneyland Is The Perfect Place to Visit This Year End

The most magical place to celebrate the festive season? Hong Kong Disneyland of course!

2017 is drawing to a close and the season’s festivities are soon upon us. Yes, cue in those bright flashing Christmas lights, red and white striped candy canes and ornament-laden trees. Tis’ the season to be jolly! Are you ready to enjoy the upcoming holidays?

Whether you’ve spent your year studying for exams or chasing deadlines, everyone in the family deserves to take a good December break! If you’re looking for the perfect year-end vacation, we can’t think of a better way to spend Christmas than at Hong Kong Disneyland’s Christmas 2017, which is happening from 16 Nov 2017 to 1 Jan 2018!

Just imagine a whole day of fun and laughter as you and the kids stomp around Hong Kong Disneyland Park, conquering different rides and attractions and meeting beloved characters for a hug and a photo. The fun then continues with the Park’s exclusive festive activities and performances.

From experiencing a magical Christmas snowfall to an exciting Christmas show with your favourite characters, Christmas at Hong Kong Disneyland promises an utterly enthralling experience that will make your children’s wishes come true. To make things extra sweet, why not top it off with a hotel stay too? Look out for these amazing hotel package deals:

Hotel offer: Enjoy up to 40% off your hotel stay
2 Day Ticket offer: Top up just an additional HK$60 for an extra day in the Park
1 Day Ticket offer: Get HK$50 shopping coupon when you buy one-day ticket

Here are some spectacular magical moments you can expect this year-end:

1. Meet & Greet with all-time favourite Disney characters in Christmas outfits

Meet and Greet will be extra special as you’ll be able to see your favourite Disney characters come to life and all dressed up in their specially designed Christmas outfits! Go ahead, say hello and take some memorable photos!

Meet Mickey Mouse and friends

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse can’t wait to welcome you to Disneyland!

Donald Duck and Daisy Duck send their holiday wishes too.

Everyone’s favourite snowman, Olaf from Frozen will be there to say hello, too!

Duffy and friends

You can also meet Duffy and ShellieMay, the Disney bears, and Gelatoni the cat, who are all dressed in cute Christmas jumpers and matching scarves.

Did we mention about a new friend, StellaLou who has joined us? She will also be in a new dress and making her first holiday appearance with Duffy and friends, so keep your eyes peeled for her, too!

Most importantly…Meet Santa Goofy!

Kids, you got to make sure you’re on the nice list first if you want to meet Santa Goofy!

Don’t forget to snap a heartwarming and memorable family photo with Santa Goofy before you leave!

2. Sing and dance along to a plethora of performances

As part of the festivities, there will also be various Christmas shows and performances throughout the day where everybody can gather around to belt out Christmas carols and groove to the music together!

Christmastime Ball

This Christmas, the Castle forecourt will be transformed into a beautiful Christmas themed stage for the Christmastime Ball.

With festive tunes and lots of dancing, join Mickey and friends for a jingle bell-rocking good time at the Christmastime Ball and find out if Donald eventually gets his Christmas wish!

3. Revel in the festive Christmas mood


Soak in the Christmas mood and atmosphere from the very moment that you set foot into Hong Kong Disneyland. Main Street, U.S.A. has transformed into a Christmas town, be prepared to be immersed into a winter wonderland that is filled with lots of liveliness. As you roam around, treat your eyes to gorgeous glittering decorations and hum along to yuletide carols that fill the air.

4. Delight in the gentle snowfall on a Christmas Town

“A Holiday Wish-Come-True” Tree Lighting Ceremony and a Magical Twilight Snowfall

Get ready for magical moments as the day draws to an end!

Marvel at the magic of a snowfall as you join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Chip ‘n’ Dale, Duffy, ShellieMay and StellaLou as they make a special wish under the giant Christmas tree: Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Then gather by the giant Christmas tree for the “A Holiday Wish-Come-True” tree lighting ceremony as the Christmas tree and Train Station illuminates with sparkling lights—filling the moment with yuletide joy.

A Magical Twilight Snowfall

There will be lots of oohs and ahhs and wide-eyed wonder for sure!

5. Marvel at the Majestic Fireworks Display

Your Disneyland visit isn’t complete until you catch the glorious fireworks show at the end of the day! Watch on in wonder, as the sky is set aglow with impactful bursts of glitter, along with a medley of memorable Disney songs and fascinating video projections against the iconic Disney castle.  It’s time to whip out your phone for some incredible photos! What a truly mesmerizing sight to behold with your loved ones during Christmas!   

6. Round Off the Day with a Holiday Kiss Goodnight

After admiring the last spectacular shower of glittery fireworks, bid your newfound friends goodnight as the day ends with one final enchanting performance by Santa Goofy and his elf friends!

What better way to end the day than with a good night musical performance under the stars!

7. Amazing Hotel Package Deals with Fantastic Room

For the ultimate holiday treat, return after a long day at the Park and check-in for the night at one of three Disney Hotels! Soak in the festive atmosphere with decorations around the hotels and in-room delights, be sure to check out the recreational activities at the hotels too! This Christmas will definitely be etched in memories forever!

8. Mouth-watering Dining Options at Disney Hotels

All images provided by Hong Kong Disneyland

Indulge in sweet Christmas treats like Christmas log cake and cookies after feasting on delectable Christmas-themed eats at the hotel’s restaurants and cafes! Christmas buffets are also available in all three Disney hotels, Disney Characters may even pay a visit while you dine. Doesn’t that sound amazing?!

You can check out their awesome hotel packages and deals below, book online now to avoid disappointment!

Hotel offer: Enjoy up to 40% off your hotel stay
2 Day Ticket offer: Top up just an additional HK$60 for an extra day in the Park
1 Day Ticket offer: Get HK$50 shopping coupon when you buy one-day ticket

Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong
How to get there: Take a 30-minute MTR ride to Sunny Bay Station and change to the Disneyland Resort Line

Brought to you by Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Beatrice Tan
Beatrice Tan

Beatrice absolutely loves stargazing and often fantasises about going into space one day. However, since she won’t be an astronaut anytime soon, her heart is set on being a globetrotter instead. She is always craving for a new adventure, and believes that travel nourishes the soul. You can most likely find her strolling around the museum, or in a quiet café with her nose buried in a book, and a soy latte in hand.