From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, way back in 1937, right the way up to the current batch of Frozen and Wreck-It-Ralph - Walt Disney has been a huge part of everybody's life since we were all knee-high.
This November, the Disney juggernaut is coming to Dublin in the form of Disney on Ice and now you can enjoy a little slice of the famous Disney magic. Here’s just a couple of reasons you should grab some tickets for you and the kids:
The jaw-dropping sets.
The amazing fantasy worlds that are created by the Disney team will simply blow you away. From Ariel’s world under the sea to the special frosty and Frozen set of Arendelle which stages the magical transformation from summer to winter. It’s little wonder when you realise that Jeremy Railtron (the set’s designer) has won 4 Emmy awards for his work with Caesar’s Palace and the Winter Olympics.
Skating on thin ice.
Amongst all the splendour of the Disney world, there is some superb skating on offer too. While the kids look on and follow the colourful characters around the ice, you can indulge in the acrobatic moves, twists, turns, lifts and jumps - each flick and twirl only adding to the magic of the two-hour show.
Ahhhhhhh - Frozen!
It’s all about Frozen. Let’s not beat around the bush here. The sight of Anna, Elsa and Kristoff - not to mention OLAF! - will send the kids into a frenzy. Not only is the world of Frozen perfect for Disney on Ice, but the kids will also get to see all the dresses and costumes from the films right up close in person. You’ll want to be onboard as the Frozen gang embark on a fantastical winter-wonderland journey - learning that in the end, true love conquers all.
Picture it! A whole arena of kids having the time of their lives and seeing their favourite Disney characters in person for the first time. The atmosphere is pure electric.
Meet all the Disney characters.
It’s not only the Frozen gang on show, you’ll be treated to a tremendous number of your favorite characters! In addition to the eight Princesses featured, there are entertaining scenes that feature Sebastian from The Little Mermaid, Genie from Aladdin, Lumiere from Beauty and The Beast, the evil Maleficent, the Seven Dwarfs and more. Oh and most important of all - Mickey and Minnie Mouse who act as your hosts for the night.
There’s nothing more enjoyable than a mass sing-a-long so you can imagine a whole arena full of kids (and their excitable parents) singing along to such classics as ‘Under the Sea’ and the unforgettable ‘Hakuna Matata’ from The Lion King. Not to mention the number one worldwide hit ‘Let it Go’ - just watch as the whole place erupts into one mass Disney choir.
Remember, this is Disney we’re talking about.
Can you honestly say that you’ve ever had a bad Disney experience? Nope, neither can we. These guys wrote the book on how to entertain the wee one’s. What Disney does best is make every little kid in the audience a princess or hero - not just the characters on the ice.
The enchantment is real.
The stories and characters may all be fantasy but the joy on the children’s face is 100% reality.
Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to The Citywest Hotel Dublin on Thursday 12th - Sunday 15th November. Tickets are priced from €19.50 and are on sale now.