My Day at the Shanghai Disneyland Grand Re-Opening

I saw first hand what Shanghai Disneyland has changed in the name of health

Me and my brother today at Shanghai Disneyland
The first screening checkpoint for all guests.


Entering the park meant going through a lot of checkpoints, but luckily they were well organised so we had no trouble getting through them quickly.

The sign asking us to show our (hopefully) green health codes
Markings on the ground indicated where to stand for social distancing.


Because of the health limitations set by the government, there was a lot stripped away from the regular Disney experience.

The Captain Jack show at the Shanghai Disneyland re-opening.
Mickey’s Fairytale Fanfare and the fearless dancers


Probably the reason why the grand opening felt a lot less grand than it could have otherwise felt is because of attendance.

A normally popular ride, TRON was empty all day.
Guests were encouraged to stand between these large stickers.

Safety Issues

In stores and restaurants there were people everywhere pushing past each other, pulling their masks down to drink Coke, and touching absolutely everything.

Merida in ‘Mickey’s Fairytale Fanfare’
No hand sanitising stations were hands-free.

I write articles that inform and delight from my anti-virus bunker in Shanghai, China. 🇦🇺 🇨🇳

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