Hong Kong Disneyland — New Toy Story Land and 5th Anniversary Parade

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Hong Kong Disneyland — New Toy Story Land and 5th Anniversary Parade



It’s not a budget friendly place for a backpacker. For HK $399 (US $60), I can do so many things. Though, I visited here again. I made myself an excuse; because I like it. Moreover, Hong Kong Disneyland just opened Toy Story Land and it’s their 5th year anniversary. Which means: special parade! Michael and I explored Hong Kong Disneyland when he was traveling in Hong Kong.

It was a beautiful winter day in Hong Kong. And because it was Monday, we could enjoy the park without any traffic. No queue for any ride; even for Space Mountain, and the park was pleasant to walk with only a few people around.

New Toy Story Land looked just like the movie Toy Story. The new ride that looked like a toy was actually a pretty scary one. Just looked around the park made me feel happy. Of course, I was happy to see one of my favourite toy when I was a kid: Tinkertoy.

We watched few theatre shows this time. Lion King and Golden Mickey. I like how they include Mulan in every part of the park and the show.

Maybe this is not the happiest place on earth, but pretty close!


Juno with Buzz

With Buzz


Tomorrowland and Michael

Tomorrowland Space Mountain

Space Mountain without any queue!

Michael and the Castle

Michael and the Castle with 5th year decoration

Lion King show

Lion King Show

Toy Story land

Toy Story Land is newly open in Hong Kong Disneyland

Woody and Michael

Woody and Michael

Toy Story Land Toilet

Toy Story Land is really cute

New ride in Toy Story Land

The new ride in Toy Story Land. It was scary!

Juno and Tinkertoy

One of my favourite toys as a kid: Tinkertoy

Michael and Crayola


5th anniversary parade Hong Kong Disney

5th anniversary parade in Hong Kong Disney

5th anniversary parade Chip 'n' Dale

5th anniversary parade Chip 'n' Dale

5th anniversary parade Tiger

Tigger and Eeyore

5th anniversary parade Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

5th anniversary parade

5th anniversary parade

5th anniversary parade

The Swan Princess

Michael was the tallest in the people

Michael was the tallest person in the whole Disneyland

Golden Mickey

Golden Mickey

It's a small world

It's a small world

with Michael, at the main street USA

With Michael, at the main street USA.

Juno Kim
Juno Kim
Juno Kim, Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for travel and storytelling. She traveled the world as an award-winning travel blogger and photographer, witnessing the everyday life of different cultures. Currently based in Anchorage, Alaska and exploring this amazing Last Frontier. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Instagram .


  1. Great stuff Juno….I’m a huge Disney geek and hope to make it to Hong Kong and Tokyo one day to say I’ve seen them all!

  2. Mike Bugno says:

    What a *MAGICAL* day! I could not think of a more perfect person to spend the day with at Disneyland. It was a perfect start to an amazing holiday in Hong Kong, thank you.

    Thanks for the fabulous photos; I felt like a movie star that day!

    • Juno says:

      I had a good time too! Disney sure knows how to make people happy. Glad you had such a great time in Hong Kong. Hong Kong wasn’t same without you after you left!

  3. Chris says:

    I am totally going to visit Hong Kong Disney now that I’ll be living in China. Very excited after reading your entry and seeing all of your pictures 🙂

  4. Leslie says:

    Looks like you had an awesome time! Sometimes it is worth splurging on a trip 🙂

  5. Kimberly says:

    These are nice pictures of the event Junno. Visiting Disneyland always has this effect of letting out my childish side. I like the wait always maintained being magical. The Toy Story theme looks exciting, I can’t wait to experience what they have to offer. Thank you for sharing.

  6. Gray says:

    Ooooh! Hong Kong Disneyland looks very different from Disney World! Disney World doesn’t have a Toy Story Land–which looks very cool! Great photos. I’m not surprised Tinker Toys were your favorites; after all, you did become an engineer. BTW, love the Otter Creek tee! 🙂

    • Juno says:

      I knew you’d like this post! Hong Kong Disneyland is different, so I’ve heard (I wouldn’t know because I haven’t been to any of the places yet!). My friend Michael used to work at Disney World in Florida, and he filled me in about other Disneylands.

      haha my love of Tinker Toys and LEGO indicate that I was a nerd from the starters! 🙂

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