(Hong Kong, November 2, 2010) This Christmas, from November 19 to January 2, A Sparkling Christmas – A Storybook Fantasy will come to life at Hong Kong Disneyland for 45 consecutive days, as the beloved Duffy the Disney Bear invites our Guests to experience the whimsical Christmas scenes filled with toys, elves, gingerbread and candy canes. In Main Street U.S.A. Christmas Town, the spirit of giving will bring the toys to life with the enchanting Procession of Toys. The forecast is for snow fall too! Guests and their loved ones can be part of the Christmas storybook by delighting in the Gingerbread Village to be immersed in the Christmas celebrations.
Gingerbread Village – Where a Storybook World Comes to Life
The magic of Christmas reaches every corner of the Park this Christmas. At the heart of Main Street U.S.A. Christmas Town, a storybook fantasy comes to life at the Gingerbread Village where the houses are decorated in Disney style with sweets and candy canes everywhere. Guests will be enveloped by a storybook fantasy as they meander through the houses and look into the windows for a peek at the colorful settings of Disney friends preparing food and gifts for the Christmas season.
“For Hong Kong people who are seeking the best places to enjoy an authentic Christmas atmosphere to celebrate the season with their family and friends, Hong Kong Disneyland is your answer. The fairy-tale setting of “A Sparkling Christmas – A Storybook Fantasy” is surely the most desirable place for them to spend a special time with their loved ones. According to the survey the Park conducted earlier, around 40% of Guests recommend “A Sparkling Christmas” to friends from overseas as the number one seasonal event in the Park due to its unique snowy Christmas experience in Hong Kong. Guests should not miss the dazzling Main Street U.S.A. Christmas Town and the delightful Gingerbread Village for indulging in the storybook fantasy with their family and friends in the Park this Christmas. ” said Frederick Chan, Director of Marketing, Hong Kong Business, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.
See the Toys in Action at the Procession of Toys
After enjoying some Christmas cheer around the Gingerbread Village, remember to join the Disney friends every evening as they gather to spread the Christmas spirit. The spirit-of-giving has magically brought the toys to life and created a dream-like Procession of Toys. The procession will crescendo with an illumination and the charm of snow falling on Christmas Town. Don’t miss out the precious moment every evening when Minnie surprises Mickey with Duffy the Disney Bear under the sparkling Christmas tree!
Party with Duffy the Disney Bear and Disney Friends in New Christmas Costumes
Created by Minnie Mouse as Mickey’s companion when he travels around the world, Duffy the Disney Bear is bringing Christmas to life at Hong Kong Disneyland for the first time. The bear of Happiness and Luck creates the ultimate Christmas fantasy as he spreads the Christmas spirit throughout the park. Duffy is also joined by his Disney friends who have dressed up in their most imaginative costumes. With Mickey and Minnie Mouse as Santa and Mrs Claus; Pluto as a reindeer; Donald and Daisy wearing candy cane inspired costumes; Chip and Dale as gingerbread men and Goofy as a toy soldier. Guests should have their camera ready for these memorable meet & greets.
“Disney friends are always one of our Guests’ favorite features in the Park. To celebrate the 5th anniversary, the Park has specially introduced the bear-y newest member of the Disney character family – Duffy the Disney Bear, who is extremely popular in Japan - to meet with our Guests. A series of Duffy merchandise items will be launched for Guests who wish to bring home a magical Christmas memory,” added Frederick Chan.
Experience Christmas around the Globe in it’s a small world christmas
The storybook fantasy continues as Guests set sail around the world at it’s a small world christmas. Look for the Disney characters along the ride to join them in preparation of the holiday celebrations. The spectacular “Let It Snow” Christmas Parade is back by popular demand to bring yuletide cheer like no other. Join in the merriment as hundreds of dancers perform a glittering procession. Get ready for unexpected weather as we have word that snow is forecasted throughout the show!
Christmas Gift Ideas and Festive Food
More than 100 exclusive Christmas gifts await Guests at Hong Kong Disneyland this year. The new collectible holiday range presents the perfect gift ideas for filling the Christmas stocking. The holiday season is not complete without a feast or two. Whether it is a traditional yuletide banquet or fun food on-the-go, dining at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will surely complete your holiday fantasy fun!
Magical Holiday Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel is bringing the spirit of Christmas into all its Resort Suites to bestow Guests with an even more magical holiday experience. At no additional charge, Guests who stay at any Kingdom Suite can enjoy festive holiday room decorations! To make their stay even more magical, Guests will be welcomed with a special holiday hamper from the moment they step inside the suite!
Come join the Christmas fun at Hong Kong Disneyland! Buy your tickets now at Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket Express in MTR Hong Kong Station, the Hong Kong Disneyland main entrance, The Magic of Hong Kong Disneyland at Hong Kong International Airport, All Circle K outlets, Avenue of Stars Kiosks or visit www.hongkongdisneyland.com .
Please call (852) 1-830-830 or visit www.hongkongdisneyland.com for more ticketing details of “A Sparkling Christmas – A Storybook Fantasy” at Hong Kong Disneyland.
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