Frozen 2 Holiday Window Displays in New York City

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The Frozen 2 Holiday Window Displays and light show continues throughout the holiday season until January 2, 2020.

Saks Fifth Avenue and Disney celebrated the holiday season with a special holiday window unveiling of Disney’s “Frozen 2”!

The dazzling Frozen 2 Holiday Window Displays were unveiled Monday night (11/25), with a special musical performance by Queen Elsa herself, Idina Menzel.

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Queen Elsa

The center six windows of Sak’s Fifth Avenue depict Elsa’s journey to discovering her own powers as she navigates her way through the four spirits of nature: wind, fire, water and earth.

Entertainment from the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, dancers, and other characters from “Frozen 2”, were also on-hand celebrating the unveiling.

The Frozen 2 Holiday Window Displays and light show continues throughout the holiday season until January 2, 2020.

The excitement doesn’t stop with the gorgeous windows!

Saks is hosting an immersive ‘Frozen 2 Enchanted Forest Experience at Saks’ on the 9th Floor.  The 35-minute immersive experience ($5, which goes toward New York-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children’s Hospital) will make visitors feel as though they’re in a real-life version of the movie. Visitors will be transported to the magical world of “Frozen 2” and experience Elsa’s journey through the enchanted forest. They will encounter the four spirits of nature and beloved Frozen characters along the way. Make sure to book a time slot online!

The Frozen 2 Enchanted Forest Experience runs from Tuesday, November 26th through Tuesday, December 24th.

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Olaf feeling the Wind Spirit.

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Princess Anna

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The Saks 5th Ave. building….seeing the Frozen 2 windows (outlined in lights) below.

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We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Wearing Our Costumes to Frozen 2!

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Frozen 2 opened today, Nov 22nd!

The Frozen princesses are meeting guests today in their brand new Frozen 2 costumes at Epcot Norway!

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Queen Elsa…..the Snow Queen.

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Queen Elsa

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Queen Anna

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November 22, 2019:  At the Frozen 2 premiere.

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AMC has the best reclining seats!

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frozen0Yup, we’ve got our tickets already for opening night of Frozen 2 on Nov. 22nd and we’ve decided to go in costume!  🙂

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We’re bringing Olaf with us!

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My icy cape with snowflakes. (I made this!)

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Caroline’s cape.

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Frozen 2 Plot:  Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They are setting out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom.

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Love their new outfits!

Watch extended trailer here:  Frozen 2 Extended Trailer

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The gang’s all back.

Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell are reprising their roles in the highly anticipated sequel as Arendelle royalty, while Josh Gad returns as the lovable snowman Olaf.

Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown join the voice cast. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, the filmmakers behind “Frozen,” are once again directing a script written by “Hidden Figures” screenwriter Allison Schroeder.

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The four seasons of Frozen (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring).  We love the new Frozen 2 costumes!

The original Frozen animated film was a massive sensation generating nearly $1.3 billion worldwide and winning a slew of awards, including two Oscars.

It now ranks as the highest-grossing animated film of all time, as well as the 13th biggest movie ever. In 2018, it was adapted as a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who wrote the songs for the movie.

Frozen 2 opens Thanksgiving weekend:  November 22, 2019.

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♫♪♪♫♪ These two women can SING! ♫♪♪♫♪

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They got matching side-by-side stars today on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame!!! ❤

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November 16, 2019:  Anna and Elsa are wearing their new “travel” costumes today at their meet and greet area at Epcot Norway.

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Queen Elsa’s brand new costume.

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These are their new “traveling”…or kick ass…costumes!

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Opens November 22, 2019 with 7 new songs!!!

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We love their new outfits!!!  Been looking for them online.

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She looked like a superhero in the trailer we saw.

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Queen Elsa lighting the Cinderella Castle Dream Lights.

The 2019 Cinderella Castle Dream Lights were turned on for the season November 3, 2019.

Queen Elsa uses her magical powers every night during “A Frozen Holiday Wish” to present a holiday gift to everyone by transforming the Cinderella Castle into a shimmering ice palace.

Watch Video Link: Lighting the Dream Lights

November 3, 2019, 6pm:  First Lighting

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6pm: “A Frozen Holiday Wish” begins on the castle stage.

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Elsa and Anna. Everyone was wondering if they would be in their Frozen 2 costumes.

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Olaf and Sven

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Pleading with Elsa to light the lights.

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Ice, ice, ice..

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Elsa in action!

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Wow!!! ❤

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The Dream Lights are lit for the holidays!

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Beautiful!

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Meeting Elsa and Anna at Epcot Norway pavilion:

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Meeting Queen Elsa.

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Princess Anna

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Queen Elsa greeting us.

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Queen Elsa asking us if the winter has been cold in Colorado. (It was cold in Orlando the day we went, 52 degrees!)

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Nov. 2013: Meeting Princess Anna and Queen Elsa in the Norway Pavilion when NO ONE knew who these two new princesses were!  Frozen movie would open 2 weeks later….

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Interested in Disney Bounding as a Frozen character??

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Disney Bounding as Queen Elsa

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Disney Bounding as Princess Anna

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Disney Bounding as Kristoff

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Disney Bounding as Olaf

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Wearing our Frozen shorts at Disney World.

We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

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Halloween morning, October 31st: Caroline as Princess Anna, heading off to work.

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Seeing the Frozen Broadway show here in Denver before it headed for NYC. It was really good.

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WOW! What a castle!!

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Look who we got today!!!

Meeting Frozen’s Queen Elsa and Princess Anna at Epcot Norway

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On a good day, the Frozen Ever After wait time is 60 minutes or less. Plan ahead:  All the ride’s Fast Passes are usually gone every day by 9am.

We had Two Magical Moments happen to us at Epcot Norway!

We had two Fast Passes to ride the Frozen Ever After attraction at Epcot Norway…for the three of us.  That was as many Fast Passes as we were able to get that week for an early evening timeslot.

But, the ride cast member let us all in!  There was hardly any wait line, maybe 10 minutes. (It was really close to IllumiNations show time, around 8:35pm.)

We’ve been on the ride several times, but it was our mom’s first time.

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Elsa and Anna are the most advanced animatronics in all of WDW.  Look at their faces!

The Frozen Ever After attraction takes guests to Arendelle and immerses them in the movie’s favorite moments and music.

Frozen Ever After in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot

The 4-minute ride moves along the Frozen storyline pretty fast.

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Let it go, let it go….

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Queen Elsa singing as the long boat goes over the mini falls backwards.

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This is the ride’s best scene.

Watch Frozen Ever After POV (full ride):  Frozen Ever After ride

Olaf has a song to sing too.

Olaf singing his song.

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Marshmallow appears at the end of the boat ride.

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July 2017:  5 Hour wait time under the hot Florida sun!  😦

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Walking into the Frozen meet and greet area.

Anna and Elsa have their meet & greet place right next door to Frozen Ever After.

We did not have Fast Passes for that (none available) but the cast member let us right in!

A seccond Magical Frozen Moment in less than 20 minutes!!!

We gave her a big hug on our way out. Disney Magic at its best.

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Meeting Queen Elsa.

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Princess Anna

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Queen Elsa greeting us.

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Queen Elsa asking us if the winter has been cold in Colorado. (It was cold in Orlando the day we went, 52 degrees!)

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Interested in Disney Bounding as a Frozen character??

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Disney Bounding as Queen Elsa

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Disney Bounding as Princess Anna

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Disney Bounding as Kristoff

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Disney Bounding as Olaf

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Good eats! And you can meet some Disney princesses!  🙂

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The first time we saw the princesses was the week before the movie opened in Nov. 2013…there was only a 5 minute wait to see Anna & Elsa.  No one knew who they were!  We were like: Tell us all about your movie…..

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney.

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Royal Footwear: Disney Princess Shoes

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Princess Anna is wearing her royal boots.

All Disney princesses are beautiful from head to toe.

To prove it, we asked several of them to show us their royal shoes.

We were not disappointed!

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Her royal shoes.

Her royal blue shoes.

Princess Aurora

Princess Aurora

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Her royal pink shoes

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Snow White (and Prince Charming!)

Her royal shoes

Wearing her royal black shoes the day we saw her.

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But, sometimes Snow White wears cream colored shoes.

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July 2018: Wearing cream colored shoes now out by the wishing well in Epcot.

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Her royal shoes.

Her royal shiny purple shoes.

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Her royal moccasins

Her royal deerskin moccasins

Princess Ariel

Princess Ariel

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When she has legs, she wears cream colored shoes with dance heels.

Merida wearing her long cape.

Princess Merida wearing her sturdy black suede Scottish boots.

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We agree!!

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Let’s talk about Disney princess hair next!!!

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Cheers!

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

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Yes, we did!!! 🙂

 

Disney’s “Frozen” Character Meet & Greet

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Meeting the newest Disney princesses: Princess Anna (left) and Queen Elsa (right).

November 9, 2013:  Elly and I went to the new “Frozen” character meet & greet over at Epcot Norway pavilion. The new Disney movie opens November 27, 2013.

frozen6There was hardly anyone there to meet the princesses – we waited less than 5 minutes.  I hope the movie is good because I want these princesses to stick around! No one knew who they were.  They each introduced themselves to us:  “Hi, I’m Princess Anna” and “Hi, I’m Queen Elsa.”  They are sisters.

I want to be Queen Elsa next Halloween! I love her icy blue gown with cape and all the snowflakes on it!! 🙂

At the 'Frozen' character meet & greet area in Norway.

At the ‘Frozen’ character meet & greet area in Norway.  We walked right in and they signed my autograph book.

Me with Anna and Elsa.

Me with Anna and Elsa.

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Looks good! We’re going to see it in 2 weeks when it opens!

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We wish there were 5 items to pick from!

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These may look like Frozen dresses, but they are Cinderella dresses!! 😦  Very little Frozen merchandise is available in the Norway shop.

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We got a Frozen Opening Day pin. LE 2500. They are all sold out now.

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Frozen: Dinner & a Movie Night

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November 29, 2013:  We went to see Disney’s “Frozen” last night at the AMC theater in Downtown Disney. You can actually get a full dinner while watching a movie there. We both got desserts and a drink.  It was very fancy!

Having dessert while watching the movie.

Having dessert while watching the movie.

We liked the movie a lot, but were “frozen” ourselves while driving home; it was so cold!

Only 41 degrees when we left the movie.  Burrrr!

Only 48 degrees when we left the movie theater. Burrrr!

The songs in the new movie are all very good, very “Disney”. I think the song “Let it Go” (?) will be nominated for an Academy Award…it’s that good!

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May 2014 Update:  By the time we were leaving our DCP program, the wait time to meet the Frozen princesses was 300 minutes….5 HOURS! When we went in November, it was just 5 minutes! Frozen is a HUGE hit for Disney!!!!

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Two Disney Sisters.

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney.

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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