Disclaimer: Disney*Pixar, Disney Channel and Disney XD are sending me to Los Angeles on an all-expenses paid trip, in exchange for my coverage of these events, which includes the FINDING DORY red carpet premiere. All opinions are my own.
Once upon a time, in a faraway land, I had the most magical of days filled with a little extra dose of pixie dust.
You see, last month, I awoke from a deep slumber inside a Royal Guest room in the middle of the bayou (aka Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Riverside resort). One couldn’t help but feel like royalty waking up in the princess-themed room. Little did I know, but the day was about to get even more incredible.
A quick breakfast followed by a bus ride, and my family and I arrived at Epcot for the day. While we were certainly looking forward to enjoying the famed International Flower and Garden Festival and savory treats from around the world, we had to first visit our friends Nemo, Crush and Dory. I’m talking about what we call the Nemo ride (aka The Seas with Nemo & Friends). After all, there was only a 5-10 minute wait………and during those 5-10 minutes, well, I did what many do. I checked my email.
Call it fate…
Call it perfect timing…
Call it my MagicBand letting Disney know exactly when I stepped foot near that Nemo ride…???
Disney*Pixar was inviting me to Los Angeles for the Finding Dory red carpet premiere!!!!
I couldn’t believe it. I sure couldn’t believe where I was standing at the time. This princess just had a wish come true. Disney pixie dust at work!
Though this will be an event the likes of Dory might forget, it will be unforgettable to me and the 24 other fabulous bloggers, many of whom I call friends. We’ll be heading out to Los Angeles from June 7th-9th for a one-of-a-kind experience and I hope you’ll follow along.
I’ll be walking the red carpet at the FINDING DORY premiere and also interview cast and filmmakers at the press junket! I’ll be honest……..I’m GIDDY with excitement. Any other ELLEN fans here?
Just days before receiving this invitation, I had received a special preview of FINDING DORY during the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. You guys…..I’ve already seen 33 minutes of the film (the beginning)! I’m DYING to know the middle and the end! DYING! With just a glimpse into the movie, I laughed and I cried. It does not disappoint in the least.
Tell me, have you seen her? Little Dory? Here, take a look….
(FINDING DORY opens in theatres on 6/17)
But there’s so much more…….
We’ll be attending a sneak peek screening of the upcoming Disney XD series “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” and a Q&A session with series Executive Producers Bill Motz & Bob Roth (“Penguins of Madagascar”).
Introducing new heroes and villains to the LEGO Star Wars universe, the animated television series “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” will premiere Monday, June 20th (10:00 a.m. EDT), on Disney XD. Set between the events of “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi,” the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space. The series will also feature familiar characters and locations from the filmed Star Wars saga.
We’ll also be joining Disney Channel for an advance screening of the new live-action comedy “Bizaardvark,” starring Olivia Rodrigo and Madison Hu as video blogging besties Paige and Frankie. The series follows Paige and Frankie who write funny songs and create music comedy videos for their online channel, “Bizaardvark.”
The series will premiere Friday, June 24th, on Disney Channel and also stars Vine sensation Jake Paul as Dirk (host of “Dare Me Bro!”), DeVore Ledridge as Amelia (host of “Perfect Perfection with Amelia”), and Ethan Wacker as 12-year-old agent Bernie. We’ll have an opportunity to tour the “Bizaardvark” sets, meet the cast and view production of an upcoming episode!
I cannot wait!
Be sure to follow along from Tuesday June 7th – Thursday, June 9th.
We’ll be using the hashtags #FindingDoryEvent #BizaardvarkEvent #LEGOFreemakerEvent on social media.
And find me live-streaming video on PERISCOPE from the Finding Dory Red Carpet and Party – (Username is still AFrugalFriend until further notice)!
Get connected with me as I’ll be posting live from the events!
- Like FINDING DORY on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PixarFindingDory
- Follow FINDING DORY on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FindingDory
- Follow Disney/Pixar on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PixarFindingDory/
- Follow Disney Studios on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/disneystudios/finding-dory/
- Visit Disney/Pixar on Tumblr: http://disneypixar.tumblr.com
- Visit the official FINDING DORY website here: https://disney.com/findingdory
FINDING DORY swims into theatres everywhere on June 17th!