Join in on the Disney fun this weekend at the Sleep Train Arena. Photo courtesy of Feld Entertainment.
Who doesn’t love a celebration and an excuse to throw a party? This weekend, celebrate all things magical with your favorite Disney characters as Disney on Ice Presents Let’s Celebrate! Last night, I had an opportunity to take my family to this extraordinary event. At ages 5 and 7, my kids were thrilled to see their favorite characters come to life and especially loved watching the beautiful skaters portray the stories.
The idea behind Let’s Celebrate is simple — to put on one colossal party on the ice! (As Minnie Mouse said, it’s a “celebration of celebrations!”) In the opening act, Lumiere the candlestick invites the audience to “Be our Guest” to celebrate some of the happiest times of the year with our favorite Disney friends. Peter Pan, Snow White, Belle, Alice, Mickey and Minnie (to name a few) made an appearance and helped to “get the party started.”
As the night progressed, we celebrated Halloween, summer vacation, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, and other festive events with the Disney crew. And of course, with all things Disney, you can expect to see unbelievable skating, stunts, gorgeous and colorful costumes, great set designs and become transformed into a whole new world!
My favorite part of the show, was watching the faces and excitement of all the kids. Everyone was in awe and smiling from ear to ear, enjoying the graceful moves across the ice. The characters made the show interactive and asked for audience participation, keeping the energy levels high. When I asked my kids what their favorite part was, I got two totally different answers. My son loved seeing the zombies and Jack Skellington — the king of pumpkin town from The Nightmare Before Christmas; while my daughter, of course was more into the Valentine’s scene with the princesses. (My son thought that segment was too “mushy and lovey” and kept asking for a snow cone during it…) So, as you can tell, there is something for everyone at this show!
I would highly recommend taking your little princesses and princes to this show for Valentines weekend. Even my husband who went with us grudgingly enjoyed the stunts and was amazed at the talent on the ice. Be prepared to see hundreds of little girls dressed in their favorite princess dresses — and be careful of the spinning light toys they sell…I was hit a few times by the toddler behind me (all in good fun though!).
Disney on Ice Presents Let’s Celebrate! will be at the Sleep Train Arena on February 13 at 7pm, February 14 and 15 at 11am, 3pm and 7pm and February 16 at 12pm and 4pm. Tickets start at $17. For more information, visit the show’s Sacramento365.com event page.
***This review was written by Sacramento365.com contributor and SacramentoKids.net writer, Heather Crivellone.