Orlando Home Show and Hamilton’s Kitchen

OHS_150Fall cleaning just doesn’t have the same ring as “spring cleaning”, but I swear that’s the mood I get in when I go to the Orlando Home Show. Aisles and aisles of how-to products and services along with the great demonstrations and specialty exhibits get the ideas flowing! Not to mention all the cooking and food demos/ideas/suggestions/products (and tastings, Oh My!).

Go to the Orange County Convention Center Oct 24–26 for the Orlando Home Show, your one-stop spot for shopping all things home and garden.

I had the privilege of hearing about the show ahead of time at a preview event held at Hamilton’s Kitchen in The Alfond Inn at Rollins College. In addition to being given some insight into the show’s great offerings and home and garden celebs, as part of a “Meet Eat & Tweet” we were able to get a special preview of Chef Marc Kusche’s Cooking Stage appearance. Edible Orlando helped sponsor the event to get local food bloggers excited about both the Home Show, and the restaurant. (May I just say… mission accomplished!) Chef Marc and his staff make everything from sauces and dressings on up to the main course options from scratch. Every day. The quality locally-sourced ingredients and farm freshness can be tasted.

HamiltonsOur meal included exceptional fall flavors like a creamy pumpkin soup with almond foam and jalapeno cheddar biscuits that have just enough heat to keep them interesting, but not so much you’re grabbing for your water. Next on the menu was a grilled flatbread with prosciutto and mozzarella with a squash hash and a beet and picked carrot salad with ricotta and micro greens.

Insider tip: You must try beets with pickled carrots salad. The combination of flavors
was unexpectedly amazing, and the tender, salty crunch of the carrot in the same
bite as the dense, earthy beet was more than my mouth could stand. I’m
not a big “salad person,” but this is one I now crave.

Speaking of craving, my absolute favorite dish of the night was Lobster Risotto with garlic Shrimp. The richness of the lobster that infuses every bite of the risotto, combined with a little bit of heat and bouncy tender-/crisp-ness of the shrimp. Oh!

Chef Marc Kusche, executive chef, created these, and many other dishes for us to taste and guests at Hamilton’s Kitchen to enjoy. One can only imagine what his Cooking Stage appearance will bring. I, for one, hope to get some inspiration for meals I can re-create at home. Or (and more likely) I’ll just get hungry and go visit Chef Kusche and his amazing team at Hamilton’s Kitchen.

While at the Orlando Home Show I’m sure to get some home remodeling/decorating/beautification tips and inspiration, too. Or (and more likely) I’ll grab some brochures and business cards to have someone help me in these endeavors. What?! You know that’s one of the reasons you go, too!

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Visit Hamilton’s Kitchen at The Alfond Inn, 300 E. New England Ave, Winter Park. For reservations, call 407-998-8089.

Buy Orlando Home Show tickets by clicking on this link. Use the code BLOG for $4 off.

Other Edible Orlando chefs on the cooking stage include: Hari Pulapaka of Cress, Camilo Velasco of Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen, Mark Jeffers of Highball and Harvest, and don’t miss Todd Wilbur, the author of 10 cookbooks including Top Secret Recipes.

Tampa Lowry Park Zoo Offers Scary Good Fun

Looking for a scary good time? Or perhaps a not-so-scary Halloween scene?! Tampa Lowry Park Zoo offers goulishly good fun for all ages.

ZooBoo presented by floridacentral Credit Union
October 10-12, 17-19, 23-26, 30-31 & Nov. 1 • Opens 7 p.m.
scary scenesTampa Pay’s largest family Halloween event continues, with hair-raising haunts, family favorites, and some spooky species. The “Haunts” are on a skull rating system, with 7 skulls being the most terrifying! Both London Frightmare and Tangled Terror are in the “incredibly intense” category and are intended for mature audiences. The all new London Frightmare transports guests back in time to uncover dark secrets in the most haunted city in England while Tangled Terror has mad scientists in search of revenge! Slightly (only slightly) less intense haunts are the Pharoah’s Tomb of Revenge where artifacts come alive as the Curse is unleashed, and Wake the Dead, a graveyard of zombies and ghostly apparitions seeking to keep some of the visitors for themselves.

If this sounds a little too intense for you, have no (ahem) FEAR: There are family options for the more squeamish in the group (Read: SeaWorld Mommy, LOL).

zoo boo collageThe Little Beasties Bungalow features a not-so-scary world of friendly Halloween scenes and colorful lights. In the Spooky Fun Fair, kids will find bounce houses and skill games like Monster Basketball, Pumpkin Pitch, and more. Zoo rides will also be re-named for the season and are included in price of admission including Batty Bumper Boats, Pumpkin Patch Express (kiddie train), Roarin’ Roller-Ghoster (family coaster), Flyin’ Boo-nanas (kiddie flying bananas ride), Flume of Fear (water flume ride), and Scary-Go-Round (carousel).

Spooky Species is an opportunity to encounter Flying Foxes and Bats, along with Stingray Bay, the select animals on display for this special nighttime event.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for children (ages 3-11). Zoo Pass holders receive discounted admission with valid I.D. at ticket windows. Hours are 7-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 7-10 p.m. on other select nights. Find updates at www.LowryParkZoo.org and follow ZooBoo on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

Photo Key at SeaWorld and Aquatica

PhotokeyThis weekend we’re doing a “two-for.” SeaWorld Spooktacular today, and Aquatica on Sunday. What with the gorgeous Orlando weather and all, indications point to a perfect weekend! One thing though: I’m usually taking pictures. Lots of ‘em. I take them to chronicle wonderful memories with my friends and family. I take them to share on social media. I take them so relatives out of state can vicariously enjoy our visits. But… I take them. I’m not in a lot, because I’m behind the camera. Enter “The Photo Key.”

On my last visit I bought the new Photo Key, which replaces the Photo Pass of old (which I really enjoyed and doubted could be topped…) For a $99.99 you can buy an Annual PhotoKey pass for BOTH SeaWorld and Aquatica! (Single day passes are $59.99.) For a year from purchase, you get unlimited access to all of your digital photos (you can print them out anywhere from a drug store kiosk, at home, or use them on social media to your heart’s content).

Photos are taken by the staff photographers at key locations throughout the parks, including most roller coasters, Shark Encounter, Sky Tower, and more. I’m especially thrilled to have the Aquatica option, since it’s a bit tricky to take your own photo in the water, LOL. (And who wants to lug around a camera all day in your bathing suit?!)

Today I plan on stopping by many a photo photographer. My husband and I are dressed as Longshoremen, and our son is a police officer. Good times. And now, good times remembered digitally.

Here’s some more info from SeaWorld:

PhotoKey is available for purchase at several stations inside the park or you can purchase PhotoKey prior to arriving at the park at seaworldorlando.com. Take advantage of PhotoKey opportunities during your next family vacation and unlock a world of memories.

PhotoKey benefits:

  • Unlimited Access – All photos can be viewed, shared and downloaded at any park PhotoKey location, on the PhotoKey mobile app or on the PhotoKey website.
  • Save on Purchases – Receive discounts on in-park photo products that are available at any photo location.
  • Professional Photographers – Take advantage of professional photographers roaming the park to capture your family memories.
  • Keepsakes – Photos can be customized into various keepsakes through exclusive access to the PhotoKey website  Receive a free $10 online credit toward any customized PhotoKey product and unlimited $5 individual prints while PhotoKey pass is valid.

 

The “B” in B Resort Orlando MUST Stand for BBQ!

Talk about your innovative restaurant choice. In a sleek, contemporary resort hotel… put in an upscale BBQ joint. And, in the vein of naming things with one letter highlighted, call it American Q.

collage of American QI had the pleasure of tasting my way through the menu with other local food/restaurant/travel bloggers last week, and may I just say… if you’ve a “hankering” for southern flavors set in style, give it a try.

When you walk in, you kind of get the feeling you’re not in a run-of-the-mill restaurant. Smack dab in the front is an old ’51 Ford F1 red pick up and on the back is the bed. Not just ANY bed, but the “Flat Bed Bar,” an all-you-can-eat assortment including an incredibly tender chili con carne, a potato bar, peel-and-eat shrimp, assorted salads, soups, and other seasonal favorites. It’s $34.95 for adults and $10 for kids age 7 and under. Oh, and did I mention it includes “Cowboy Carvings”? Nine different items are brought right to your table. Save room for Brisket Of Beef with Texas Bark and Picanha Of Beef. Fans of chiaroscuro will be in heaven. (Say… with these options, the paleo diet seems doable.)

If, however, you want to have a couple of courses, start with some down-home appetizers and bar treats. First, make sure you try the crab deviled eggs. Not too “crabby.” Not too “plain ‘ol” egg flavor. They’re just the right combination of creamy egg goodness with the unmistakable texture and flavor of blue crab and rémoulade. Unusual, yes. Delicious? (Yes, please. I’ll have another!) Make sure you also give the Swine Candy a try. It’s bacon: spiced and candied with molasses. Bacon lovers: You’re welcome. You could also try the alligator boudin with roasted tomatoes, peppers & okra. Yeah, you read that right!

Entree selections include every kind of ribs you can think of, house-made sausage, Texas Bark Beef Ribs, chicken, salmon, and a Gulf Shrimp, Blue Crab & House Made Andouille Sausage Cajun Boil. Executive Chef Justin Leo and staff have created quite the varied selection. Sauces include Kansas City, Carolina, Texas Mustard, and Mango Heat. Try ‘em all and pick your favorite. Did I mention you should arrive hungry?

Crafted cocktails should not be missed, either, especially the thyme cucumber martini. It’s light and refreshing. Just what the doctor ordered to balance the meal, though the lavender margarita was a good fit, too. How ever will I decide? (I guess I’ll have to go back again!)

If you’re in the mood for BBQ and want to up the anti on ambiance and quality, check out American Q. It’s the place to B for down home, and up town all in one.

Spooktacular at SeaWorld… A Boo-tiful Thing

Last weekend we enjoyed the fall family fun that is SeaWorld Spooktacular! From trick-or-treating along the shore, to Halloween themed shows and entertainment, Spooktacular is a Boo-tiful thing to our family (and it’s included with park admission!). Spooktacular takes place weekends throughout the entire month of October, from 12 – 8 p.m.

Spooktacular Collage 2014The Sesame Street Countdown to Halloween show at the Seaport Theater, is a family fave. Human host Jamie interacts with the cutest monsters around for a not-scary-at-all musical good time. I especially love The Count (ahh ahh ahh!) and Transylvania 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5. It’s a play on the Big Band classic Pennsylvania 6-500. Kids of all ages will be singing along with Elmo, Telly Monster, Abby Cadabby and all their Sesame Street friends.

New this year is the Dine With Shamu Halloween Spooktacular Brunch (added item, not included in admission). Enjoy a delicious menu of seasonal items while sitting at a reserved table that brings you up close to majestic killer whales and Halloween surprises — a family photo with a Halloween Spooktacular frame, a free cookie decorating kit and a trick-or-treat bag with goodies. Pass members, buy your tickets through the pass member portal for discount admission.

PumpkinGuts2014Every year we enjoy The Longshoremen doing their “Pumpkin Guts” routine. Set just outside the SeaFire Inn restaurant, the performance staring an amazing and talented comedic trio will have you busting a gut (pun intended) as they try to scoop out the pumpkin guts to carve them. Spoiler Alert: They don’t have much success at anything but making a MESS!

Down at Penelope’s Party Zone, kids can get creative at the Jo-Ann CraftZone or dance to the live DJ’s family-friendly tunes. Though my son HAS the Turtle Trek app at home, he enjoyed playing on the huge screen, while his little friend made a picture at the coloring desks. Walking down and up from the party zone, big AND little kids couldn’t help but stop and push the buttons that make water dance out in the bay. Every detail has been thought of, and guests will be amazed at how much they’re immersed into the sea-themed magic all around.

Make sure to have your child’s photo taken with the myriad under-water creatures who grace Spooktacular while you trick-or-treat or partake in the games and goodies available for purchase along the bay. Because there is such a wide variety of creatures, there are usually not very long lines. Insider tip: Parents can trick-or-treat, too! (We’re kind of partial to the Junior Mints and Lemonheads!)

Whether you’re there for the treats or entertainment, you’ll have a boo-tiful experience at SeaWorld Spooktacular. See you there this weekend! And the next. And EVERY weekend in October!

Ticket deal: For a limited time, parents can get 50% off an Annual Pass for kids 9 and under with the purchase of a full-paid Annual Pass.  For more details and to purchase, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com.

Tampa Zoo $10 Deal Through September 26

Through September 26, Florida Residents can enjoy a day at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo for just $10 per person (ages 3 and up)!

LowryParkZooCollageMake a quick escape to Africa, Asia or Australia – no passport required. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo features 1,000 amazing animals on nearly 60 acres of natural habitats. Guests will find many interactive exhibits and opportunities to get closer to wildlife — feed a giraffe, hold a lorikeet, touch a stingray and more. The Zoo’s Manatee and Aquatic Center expands the traditional boundaries of a zoo, focusing efforts on critical care for injured, sick and orphaned wild manatees. Also at the Zoo: splash ground water play areas, rides and educational shows.

The special September savings offer is valid for daytime admission Sept. 17-26 for Florida residents only (ages three years and up). Adults must present valid state issued identification at ticket windows. Offer may not be combined with any other discounts.

Check out their other upcoming events: http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/calendar_events.php

Rugby And Reme Twitter Party Thursday, September 25

Join Us for Rugby and Reme’s FIRST Twitter Party! #HiRugbyReme

purple chevron smallTo celebrate the recent launch of RugbyAndReme.com, our favorite Bernese Mountain dogs are having a party—and you’re invited. Share the excitement over their website that features the animated versions of the cutest Berners we know and all their canine friends. Join us to chat about new friendships, favorite pets, and how animation brings poignant emotions to “life”.

twitter party verticle ad 2Rugby and Reme are fun, adventurous, inquisitive pups with their own apps, fun coloring pages, great merchandise, learning programs, and free online games and story books. They even have two films just out of pre-production! Fans of animation will enjoy the imaginative and adventurous stories created out of love for two real Bernese Mountain dogs.

The Deets:
Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 9 p.m. (EST); 8 p.m. (CST); 7 p.m. (PST)
Follow Along and Tweet with the Hashtag: #HiRugbyReme

Panelists:
@SavinSaidSimply — Hostess
@SeaWorldMommy — Hostess
@RugbyAndReme — Sponsor

Giveaways: Five lucky winners will get Rugby and Reme merchandise prize packs, and the grand prize winner will get a prize pack, plus a $100 Visa gift card! (See prize descriptions below.)

  • Book Prize Pack — “The Ancient Adventure Begins” aka The Adventures of Rugby and Reme Book 1; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee.
  • Movie Book Prize Pack — Rugby and Reme Movie Book DVD Books 1 & 2; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee; Children’s Logo Baseball Cap.
  • Fun Prize Pack —“The Ancient Adventure Begins” aka The Adventures of Rugby and Reme Book 1; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee; Children’s Logo Baseball Cap.
  • New Friends Prize Pack — Small Rugby Plush Toy; Small Reme Plush Toy; Children’s Logo Baseball Cap; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee.
  • FaceBook Prize Pack —Small Rugby Plush Toy; Small Reme Plush Toy; “The Ancient Adventure Begins” aka The Adventures of Rugby and Reme Book 1; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee.
  • Grand Prize Pack — $100 Visa Gift Card; Small Rugby Plush Toy; Small Reme Plush Toy; “The Ancient Adventure Begins” aka The Adventures of Rugby and Reme Book 1; Rugby and Reme Movie Book DVD Books 1 & 2; 1 set Meet The Characters Playing Cards; 1 10” fabric Frisbee; Children’s Logo Baseball Cap.

How to Enter

  1. Share about this party on two social media platforms of your choice like Facebook and Twitter.

Sample Tweet: “Mark your calendar to say HI to new friends at a Twitter Party w/ @RugbyandReme on 9/25 at 6 pm PST/9pm EST. #HIRugbyReme

Sample Facebook Update: “Join the conversation on friendship, pets, and animated film at the #HIRugbyReme Twitter Party on 9/25 at 6 pm PST/9pm EST.

  1. Follow @SavinSaidSimply, @SeaWorldMommy and, of course, @RugbyAndReme
  2. Tweet during the party (Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7 pm PST; 8 pm CST; 7 pm EST). Every tweet is an entry to win! Don’t forget to use the hashtag in every post so it’s counted, and remember to add the Q# so we know which question you’re answering.
  3. Fill out this form so we have your info. http://bit.ly/RRTParty
  4. To RSVP, leave a comment below that includes the Twitter handle you’re using at the party (and entered on the form). Include links to your two posts (on whatever social media channels you’ve chosen).

Rules
The Rugby And Reme Twitter Party Contest on 9/25/2014 (contest) is open to US residents age 18 years or older. To be eligible for a prize, entrants must follow each item in the above section “How to Enter.” Tweets eligible for prizes must be posted during the 1-hour Twitter Party time-frame. Winners will be chosen at random (using Random.org) from all participants’ Tweets, once eligibility is verified (RSVP recorded, two posts provided, form filled, hosts and sponsor followed, hashtag and Q info used). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

This contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by any Third Party Service including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or any other third-party service. Entrants who choose to make posts on Facebook to share about the contest, acknowledge that the Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and that any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Contest Sponsors and not to Facebook.

I met Rugby and Reme for the first time when I was at Give Kids The World Village. The Foundation arm of their company (The Manchester Sky Children’s Educational Foundation (MSky™ Foundation) was there to introduce Rugby and Reme mascots to the children. Their pups are now a permanent fixture at the Village,
bringing smiles and joy wherever they go.

It’s National Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Safety_SP_C10-02Ford Motor Company is supporting National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 14-20) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation in an effort to promote vehicle safety for children.

In 2012 on average, nearly 2 children under the age of 13 were killed and 332 were injured EVERY DAY while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups, and vans.

The infographic at below offers tips on choosing the right seat for your child’s needs.

NHTSA-2014-CPSWeek-Infographic-prMy child is 7, and is in a 5-point booster (and will stay there until he is the weight/age to graduate to sitting without one. I, for one, don’t want to rush it. Knowing every 34 seconds a child under age 13 is involved in a crash,and knowing that many accidents happen just a short drive from home, I ensure my little guy is buckled in. (For the record, I do hear “But Mom, other kids my age are already riding without one”; “Do I HAVE to?”; and the ever popular “We’re not going to get in an accident. Why do you worry so much?”)

Why is it important to me?  Here are a few additional statistics:

  •  Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old.
  •  In 2012, over one third (37 percent) of children killed in car crashes were unrestrained.
  •  In 2012, among children under the age of 5 in cars, an estimated 284 lives were saved by child restraints.
  •  An additional 58 children could have lived if child restraint use was 100 percent.Child Safety_SP_C10-01
  • Child restraints reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and by 54 percent for toddlers in cars.

Children should always be properly restrained with an appropriate restraint system for their age and size, utilizing a child restraint that is either rear-facing, forward-facing, a belt positioning booster or safety belt. Not sure if yours is secure?

In conjunction with National Child Passenger Safety Week, this Saturday is also National Seat Check Saturday. You can visit this website to find an inspection station near you.

When my son was a baby, I took him to a police station that was running car seat inspections, pretty sure I’d done a bang-up job tightening the unit into my car because I pulled the seat belt as tight as I possibly could. Sure, it wiggled a “little” when I moved the upper part of it, but it’s impossible to remove “all” give, I naively thought.

When the officer was done, the seat was rock-solid in my back seat. No wiggle. No WAY I could get my hand behind it. After all I learned that day I determined that if I couldn’t get subsequent seats in as snugly as the officer had, I’d seek out an inspection site for assistance.

Did you know?

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to keep their toddlers in rear-facing child restraints until age 2 or until they reach the maximum height and weight for their seat.
  • Children who have outgrown a rear-facing child restraint should be properly restrained in a forward-facing child restraint until they reach its maximum weight or height limit.

I’ve been in a number of accidents in my life (each one an incident where someone hit me). While I am a positive person and try to look on the bright side, it’s unrealistic to assume that just because you are a safe driver that those around you will be just as careful, vigilant, sober.

Join in on the conversation: If you’re on social media, post a photo yourself securing your children or showing how you follow proper passenger seat safety on Saturday. Post it to Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram with the hashtag #SeatCheckSaturday at @Ford_Southeast.

Look for our photo of our 5-point booster this weekend. Just ignore the pile of books and the scattering of LEGOs cluttering up the seat next to it. No judging.

Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando is Coming Soon

I love Halloween. I love dressing up. I love getting the house all “decked out” for a night of family-friendly fun. I’m not much into getting scared. For me, SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is right up my alley, and is one of the most fun events of the year. It seems to get better and better all the time.

Starting October 4, SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 12 to 8 p.m. October: 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26.

spooktacular2013bNew this year is a Dine With Shamu Halloween Spooktacular Brunch. In what’s being called “an immersive and memorable brunch experience,” families will enjoy a seasonal menu while being up close and personal with SeaWorld’s majestic killer whales. Plus, Halloween surprises are promised including a family photo with a Spooktacular frame, a free cookie decorating kit (something my 7-year-old loves!), and a trick-or-treat bag with goodies.

This year’s candy line-up in “Waves of Trick-or-Treat Fun” includes Tootsie Rolls, jelly beans, Airheads… just to name a few. The great fun is not only in getting to indulge in lots of yummy treats (aka “sometimes foods in our house, LOL), but stopping by all the themed characters and stop points. There is SO much to see.

Insider tip: Most guests enter the trick-or-treat line from the entrance closest to the
park entrance. To get in with less waiting, position yourself near the “other” end of
the trick-or-treat pathway, on the other side of the park… past the arcade, area
near the underwater viewing side of Shamu Stadium.

Make sure you check out Penelope’s Party Zone over in the Bayside area. There you’ll find craft stations, bubbles galore, fun music including a live DJ, and the most adorable sea-themed characters you can imagine!

Keep that dancing idea going into the night at an hour before closing. Princess Penelope and all her undersea friends can “get down” in the Village Square at the front of the park. It’s always a blast.

Admission to SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is included with SeaWorld admission, whether you have a day pass, fun card, or annual pass!

Add-ons include: Sweet Treat Decorating, and the Dine with Shamu Spooktacular Brunch.

See you there. (I’ll be the one in costume!)

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen at Amway Center

It may be hot in Orlando, but this week it’ll be Frozen!

Disney On Ice presents Frozen snowflakeDisney On Ice presents Frozen! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt September 4–7, 2014. This heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into Orlando this week to the Amway Center Amway Center, 400 West Church Street – Suite 200, Orlando, Florida 32801 thanks to producers Feld Entertainment. (I’m already singing… ♫  Let It Go… ♫)

Tickets are still available for all showtimes*:
Thursday, September 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 5 at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 6 at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 7 at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Frozen graphicHosted by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, Frozen on Ice will bring to life the wintery world of Arendelle and its two royal sisters Elsa and Anna! You’ll meet Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven and the mystical trolls and as a special treat, there will be guest appearances by some beloved Disney Princesses and characters from favorites like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Disney’s The Lion King.

Visit the Amway Center’s website to purchase yours today.

*As of 9/2/14 there are tickets, though most performances state “not many left,” so buy your tickets today.