Starting April 27th, Disney’s Ultimate Princess Celebration begins! Disney will be paying tribute to Princesses and Queens and highlighting their appearances in parks and how fans can bring the magic home as well!
Did you know that Disneyland has only one ride-through Princess attraction? Ready to greet guests on April 30th, Snow White’s Enchanted Wish. This amazing ride has been updated on the inside and out! According to Thomas Smith on Disney Parks Blog,
Using state-of-the-art audio and visual technology, including new music, LED black lighting, laser projections, and a new animation system, the attraction brings to life Snow White’s “happily ever after.”Here, we flip through the pages of the story that “started it all,” and land on one particular scene that hasn’t yet been shared!
At Hong Kong Disneyland, the Castle of Magical Dreams, which was unveiled for the resort’s 15th anniversary, was inspired by 13 stories of Disney Princesses and Queens. The Castle, according to Disney Parks Blogs, is a symbol of courage, hope, and possibility. If you’re looking for a behind-the-scenes look at the Castle of Magical DreamsBe sure to check out, “Building a Dream: The Magic Behind a Disney Castle”. The exhibition takes the ride from concept to reality and highlights the amazing work the Imagineers do to create a bit of magic for everyone.
At The Walt Disney World Resort, our favorite Disney princesses make their way down the streets to greet guests throughout the parks. You can see this at Magic Kingdom and EPCOT as well!
Disney Parks Blog highlights all the excitement going on at Shanghai DIsney Resort –
The next stop on our global tour is Shanghai Disney Resort, where “ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration” will take us on an exciting journey, inspiring us to break through the darkness and adversity—just as Mulan, Rapunzel, Anna, and Elsa did—and see the light! Through seven unique chapters, the stunning visual story delivers a message of perseverance and courage, inspiring guests to hold onto the light that exists within all of us and trust it to see them through.
At Disneyland Paris, there stands a statue of Cinderella. If it looks familiar, its twin stands outside Cinderellas Castle at Walt Disney World. If you’re looking for a new selfie spot, guests can see Queen Anna & Snow Queen Elsa, so be sure to snap a photo with the Queens!
If you’re unable to make your way to any of the parks to pay homage to your favorite Disney Princesses, you can bring home some of the magic! According to Disney Parks Blogs,
Disney Publishing Worldwide has released an all-new, empowering, and heartfelt storybook collection by a diverse group of authors and illustrators, “Tales of Courage and Kindness.” The collection of 14 original stories explores themes of courage and kindness. The stories are brought to life by the voices of Auli’i Cravalho, Mandy Moore, Anika Noni Rose, and Kelly Marie Tran—aka Moana, Rapunzel, Tiana, and Raya, respectively. It also features beautiful new illustrations of the characters and their unique stories. “Tales of Courage and Kindness” will be available for free download at Princess.Disney.com beginning today until the end of August to help inspire children to create a kinder world.
For even more stories of courage, get wrapped up in the Disney Princess characters’ latest adventures with “5 Minute Princess Stories,” perfect before bedtime, storytime, or any time! Each of the twelve stories in the collection is the perfect length for reading aloud in about 5 minutes. Read about the kindness displayed by Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel, Merida, and Moana!
An adorable way to embrace your inner-Princess, check out the Disney Princess Lokai bracelet. The beads contain water from Mt. Everest, the highest point on Earth, and mud from the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Find them in the style of Belle, Mulan, Jasmine, and Moana. These adorable bracelets are available on April 28th on Lokai.com.
Hasbro has released Shimmer Dolls in the style of our favorite Disney Princesses. Collect Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Merida, Moana, Mulan, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Tiana! These cute dolls are available at retailers such as Target and Walmart.
Check out The Disney Princess collection of The Happy Planner if you’re one to write your feelings and love the magic of a Disney Princess.
According to Disney Parks Blog, –
The Ultimate Princess Celebration is just getting started! On August 23, Disney will take the celebration to the next level with the first-ever World Princess Week – a weeklong celebration aimed at inspiring a million acts of kindness around the globe. You can join in the festivities and learn more about Ultimate Princess Celebration at princess.disney.com. Stay tuned, because new products including toys and collectibles from Hasbro, JAKKS Pacific, LEGO, and Funko, plus fashion, beauty, and accessories from Adidas, Coach, Chaser, Hanna Andersson, POPSUGAR, and others will be released throughout the year.
We can’t wait to see all the magic that Disney has to offer when celebrating our favorite Disney Women. We can’t wait for the first-ever World Princess Week on August 23rd!
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