Disney on Ice

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Disney on Ice

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In December we went to Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove (there are currently 5 different shows). We had an amazing time & the show was wonderful! Here are a couple things that I learned or tidbits I wanted to pass on to you.
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  • Small Venues are GREAT! We drove & met grandparents so we were at a smaller venue & it was a great idea. Even nosebleed seats aren’t bad if the stadium is smaller. Parking was $6 (compared to $20 some places).
  • Little girls dress up! Luckily I remembered this from when my hubby & I went a long time ago (before kids). Most little girls will dress up like a Princess.
  • The show was a good 2.5 hours with an intermission half way through (well worth the $12 we paid for our row 15 seats!)
  • Book early with a discount code (the best seats are swiped up by ticket liquidators and then sold for a scandalous amount of money). Search the web for Disney On Ice Discount Code – you’ll find them!!
  • Opening night (usually a Thursday) usually has $12 seats on the main floor! A real steal for a family of 5 (plus grandparents)
  • Programs are expensive $15 I think (we didn’t get one), coloring books ($5), cotton candy w/ cheap mouse ears hat $20 – bring your own goodies if you don’t want to more than double the cost of your evening out!
  • Someone licenses the Disney show so don’t expect to take pictures or get autographs with characters (although you can get a picture with a statue for $) or trade pins

Who you can expect to see at the Treasure Trove Show
Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald
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The White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Alice, Queen of Hearts, and Cards (the skating with the cards was really cool!)
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Big emphasis on Peter Pan story (part of why we choose this show!) Peter Pan flies, lost boys are silly, Captain Hook & Mr. Smee hunt Peter Pan and flee the crocodile, Tinkerbell flies, you go in their ship (canons are shot!), they skate to songs from Peter Pan & Pirates of Caribbean, a giant crocodile eats Captain Hook!
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Beautiful dancing & various scenes from Lion King. Amazing!
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Snow White, Wicked Queen, Dwarfs, Prince Charming- loved seeing this classic!
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Aladdin, Jasmine, the Genie, Abu as Elephant
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The Little Mermaid & friends from the ocean – such vivid costumes!
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Rapunzle & Flynn Rider – they began by having a child (from VIP section) help them fly a lantern. Then when you saw them do their dance you saw dozens of lanterns flying above them – gorgeous!
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Grand Finale – in case you missed one of your favorite princesses they all come out. It was fun to see all the Prince & Princesses out at the end!
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It was amazing & magical – what a great way to introduce the beauty of ice skating to my kiddos plus see their favorite characters! We had a wonderful time – every family should go!!


1 comment:

  1. Looks like so much fun! We've been to a few and my kids love them! It was even nicer when they were part of the employee events when I was working and our tickets were free. ;)

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