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Getting Down with Disney at Chaifetz Arena

IMG_6208 Last night was so much fun. My wife and I took our two kiddos to Disney on Ice Worlds of Enchantment at the Chaifetz Arena. I had been to a couple of these types of events so I totally knew what to expect. We knew where to park and how to get in. We found our seats and already knew we needed some snacks. I mean, what’s a show without some nachos…

Anyways, we got our snacks and trinkets just as the show was beginning. The arena was filled. I seen so many little kids dressed as princesses and other costumes. You could tell they were about to have a good time. So the show started off with a retelling of Toy Story 3, but on ice. I really enjoyed this performance, and if you are a fan of classic songs you probably will too. My favorite was the spin on Thin Lizzy’s The Boys are Back in Town, The Toys are Back in Town.

IMG_6224The crowd erupted when their favorite characters took to the ice. Ken and Barbie did a fantastic job keeping both of my kids entertained with their antics and fashion show.

After the Toy Story set there was a brief intermission and the kids used that as an opportunity to use the restroom. When the show started again we got to see Cars! Mater, Sally, McQueen, and more! My son was going crazy when they came out onto the ice. The cars were driving around, doing donuts, spinning, and helping Mickey and Minnie’s car get all ready to go. When Cars was finished up the Little Mermaid came out and performed some of her best songs which was then followed up by the Queen of the ice herself, Elsa.

TIMG_6199he hits from Frozen finished off the show. Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Hans, and Olaf all were out on the ice singing and putting on a great show. It was pretty cool to hear thousands of little voices singing Let it Go as loud as they could with Queen Elsa. The snow effects were also a favorite moment for both of my kiddos. They thought it was so cool that it was snowing inside.

All in all, Disney on Ice was a very enjoyable event for all ages. I know my kids, my wife, and myself all had a very fun time. We got some cute pictures and made some great memories. Both kids were amazingly well behaved. They usually are but you just never know with those two rascals. Disney on Ice is still in town, so if you want to catch the show be sure to pick up your tickets asap! The Chaifetz Arena is a great building with plenty of amenities. I have got to recommend the burgers, they are so good. Plus they have Mountain Dew, always a win for me.

St. Louis Dad was provided complimentary tickets to Disney on Ice in exchange for social media promotion as well as a recap of the nights events.

The Chaifetz Arena letting it go… #stlouis #disneyonice

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Art, music, science, and technology all come together this weekend in St. Louis at Murmuration Fest. The city’s first festival of this kind kicks off Friday, September 23rd, with an awesome free event for families and kids of all ages. There will be plenty of DIY art activities and presentations of fashion, art, and music.

Friday’s events run from 6PM to 10PM and does not require a ticket. It’s free! Bring the kids!

Saturday and Sunday feature some amazing thought sessions and musical performances. With three different areas there will be plenty going on for you to check out. Saturday and Sunday’s events run from 10:30AM to 10PM.

My wife and I have some music passes, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Instagram to get an inside look at what’s going down during the festival. Of course you could always just grab some tickets for yourself and have a blast yourself!

Purchase tickets here.

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