Mike and I took Michaela to the opening night of “Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate.” It was Michaela’s first time seeing a Disney on Ice show and my first time since second grade. (How cool is it that 30-ish years later, I took my daughter to the same place I saw my first ice show?) Since we’ve been taking ice skating lessons, I thought it might mean something more to her than if we’d gone to see it before… plus Michaela’s love of all things Disney just keeps growing.
She picked out a special outfit this morning before school, declaring she wanted to change into it before going to the show: an Elsa shirt and pants, a “Let It Go” sweatshirt, and Anna socks. She was so excited I couldn’t even get her to sit still for a picture!
When the lights went down, Michaela squirmed in her seat. And when two dozen characters – princesses, Mickey, Minnie, Alice in Wonderland and many, many more – streamed out onto the ice, Michaela’s eyes were the size of saucers. She was so excited! And I was so excited to see her excitement!
Here’s how Disney on Ice describes the show:
It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with your favorite Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. Come join the celebration you’ve been waiting for when Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! skates into your hometown!
The villains scared Michaela so she snuggled up with dad. But during the Unbirthday Party segment, she was literally bouncing in her seat.
We ended up having to leave early because it’s a school night, but since tickets are still available, we may go back to a matinee showing to see the second half. San Diego friends, I highly recommend the Disney on Ice experience!