Disney’s Magical Celebration: World Princess Week’s Grand “Once Upon A Wish Party” Unfolds at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney's Magical Celebration: World Princess Week's Grand "Once Upon A Wish Party" Unfolds at Walt Disney World Resort

Article Summary

  • Disney commemorated World Princess Week by hosting its biggest wish-granting event, named “Once Upon A Wish Party”, for children with critical illnesses at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida.
  • The celebration, which included over 50 wish kids from organizations like Make-A-Wish, featured more than 30 iconic Disney Princesses, a tea party in Wonderland, and a high-profile royal ball.
  • All the children had wishes relating to Disney Princesses, and Disney brought their dreams to life, from princess tea parties to meetings with their favorite princesses.
  • Ahead of the royal ball, shopDisney added magic to the event by surprising the children with Disney Princess dresses, Disney character-themed accessories, and Disney books.
  • The event culminated in a special performance by Mikayla, a 17-year-old girl battling cancer, whose wish was to sing at Disney which marked Disney’s 150,000th wish granted.
  • Disney has been collaborating with Make-A-Wish since 1980, granting more than 150,000 wishes, and historically, every second wish in the U.S. via Make-A-Wish has been a Disney wish.
  • Disney plans to continue the celebration with further wish-granting events at different Disney Resorts around the world, marking the World of Frozen’s grand opening in December.

The Realist’s Take

In the spirit of Disney, wherever dreams come true, a hefty measure of pixie dust was sprinkled on the most awe-inspiring of wish-granting events. This party was seriously ambitious and could just about give Aladdin’s Genie a run for his money! With a whole storm of wishes granted, from princess tea parties to meet ‘n’ greets with beloved Ariel and Tiana, it was enough to make Mary Poppins herself exclaim “Good heavens! They’ve done it again!”

The grandeur of this event showcased the magic of Disney like never before, assuring us that, whether you’re a wishful 8-year-old or a doubtful adult, the world of Disney is the ultimate balm for every wary heart. So, buckle up folks, because Mickey and his squad appear to be on a wish-granting spree and they’re not slowing down anytime soon. And remember, in the enchanting realm of Disney