Prepare to be enchanted, Vancouver! Disney On Ice is back, and this time, it’s bringing the enchanting worlds of Frozen and Encanto to life in a way you’ve never seen before. Get ready to sing along, marvel at breathtaking ice skating, and witness mesmerizing aerial acrobatics as your favorite Disney characters glide into the PNE’s Pacific Coliseum from November 22-26, 2023. Let the magic and wonder of Disney’s most beloved stories capture your heart and transport you to a realm where dreams come true.
Frozen: A Journey Through Arendelle:
The adventure begins in the enchanting Kingdom of Arendelle, where audiences will join Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, and the lovable Olaf on an epic quest. Feel the chill as astounding ice-skating performances bring to life Anna’s determination to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have plunged Arendelle into eternal winter. Experience the heartwarming tale of friendship, love, and self-discovery, all narrated by the charming snowman, Olaf.
Encanto: Unraveling the Magic of the Madrigal Family:
From the snowy landscapes of Arendelle, the audience is whisked away to a vibrant town in the mountains of Colombia, where the Madrigal family resides in their magical casita. Meet Mirabel, a young girl on a mission to save her enchanted family home, alongside her extraordinary sisters and mysterious relatives. Delve into the enchanting world of Encanto, where magical powers abound, and every family member possesses a unique gift. Witness the power of love, acceptance, and embracing one’s individuality as Mirabel’s journey unfolds before your eyes.
Celebrate Your Magic with Elsa & Mirabel:
But the magic doesn’t stop there! Enhance your Disney On Ice experience by immersing yourself in the worlds of Frozen & Encanto before the show. Join Elsa and Mirabel in a pre-show Character Experience filled with music, dancing, games, storytelling, and interactive activities. Capture these unforgettable moments with photo opportunities alongside your favorite characters, making memories that will last a lifetime.
Fun Facts and Behind-the-Scenes Marvels:
Ever wondered about the immense effort behind the scenes? Disney On Ice is a production of unparalleled scale and creativity. From the elaborate set designs to the dazzling costumes, the show is a testament to the dedication and talent of the crew and performers. Here are some fascinating behind-the-scenes facts:
- Production Setup: It takes approximately 13-16 hours to set up the production, involving 12 production trailers and 3 FCP trailers.
- Global Journey: The 2022-2023 tour covers 34 cities, spanning an impressive 17,176 miles.
- Magical Costumes: A total of 90 costumes, crafted from 200 yards of fabric, adorn the performers. The fastest costume change during the show is a mere 1 minute and 30 seconds!
- Spectacular Set: The show boasts a set reaching a height of 33 feet and weighing about 6,000 lbs, with the largest prop being the Casita, weighing a staggering 2,000 lbs.
- Lighting and Sound: With 650 lighting cues and 30 sound effects added live, the show dazzles the audience with 170,000 watts of power, creating an immersive experience that delights the senses.
When preparing for your night out with the family I have a little bit of fun to add to your arsenal of “we need to keep them busy” while you wait for the show to start or for during intermission. The amazing folks at Disney on Ice have provided us with a few GREAT trivia questions that will hopefully get your Disney loving kids excited and keep them happy while they wait! These may even come in handy in a bathroom line up.
Interactive Fun: Test Your Disney Knowledge!
While you eagerly await the enchanting performances of Disney On Ice, here’s a chance to engage your little ones in some delightful Disney trivia! Keep their minds buzzing with excitement as they answer these fun questions about their favorite characters from Frozen and Encanto. Challenge them and see how many they can get right!
- In which kingdom do Anna and Elsa live? Answer: The Kingdom of Arendelle.
- Who helped Young Anna recover from being hit by Elsa’s powers? Answer: Grand Pabbie.
- Who likes “warm hugs”? Answer: Olaf.
- What is Kristoff’s profession? Answer: He is an ice harvester.
- What phrase does Elsa repeat when trying to control her powers? Answer: “Conceal it…don’t feel it…don’t let it show.”
- Why do the guards open up the gates of the palace? Answer: Elsa’s coronation. Bonus: How long have the gates been closed? Answer: 13 years.
- How many salad plates do Anna and Elsa own? Answer: 8000.
- Anna and Hans finish each other’s ______. Answer: Sandwiches.
- What is the “amazing smell” Anna and Elsa detect at the coronation celebration? Answer: Chocolate.
- Who does the crazy dance with Anna at Elsa’s coronation? Answer: The Duke of Weselton.
- Which member of the Madrigal family is the oldest? Answer: Abuela.
- Which member of the Madrigal family is the youngest? Answer: Antonio.
- What does Pepa’s magical power enable her to do? Answer: Change the weather.
- In which country does Encanto take place? Answer: Colombia.
- What gift did Mirabel give Antonio on the day of his ceremony? Answer: A stuffed leopard.
- Who does the family Madrigal not talk about? Answer: Bruno.
- What color is the cloak that Bruno wears? Answer: Green.
- How old are the Madrigal children when they receive their gifts? Answer: 5 years old.
- Who is Isabela planning to become engaged to marry? Answer: Mariano Guzman.
- What does the Madrigal family call their magical home? Answer: Casita.
Encourage your kids to challenge their friends and family with these trivia questions. It’s a fantastic way to keep the excitement alive and the Disney magic flowing while you wait for the curtains to rise and the enchantment of Disney On Ice to begin!
Get ready to embark on a journey filled with magic, adventure, and heartwarming moments. Disney On Ice presents Frozen & Encanto promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family, reminding us that our uniqueness is our greatest strength and that love, acceptance, and being true to oneself are the real sources of magic in the world. Don’t miss your chance to witness this spectacular extravaganza in Vancouver – where dreams glide gracefully on ice, and the enchantment of Disney comes alive!