Last week I attended the Grand Opening of the New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World. I hadn’t been to Walt Disney World in probably 20 years or so. My daughters had never been. I still remember walking through Cinderella Castle the very first time – I was 6 years old – and seeing Fantasyland spread out on either side of me. It’s so vast and unbelievable that first time.
This trip was no less magical, and maybe even more so watching my daughters experience it for the first time.
There are a couple of words that get repeated over and over again when you are at Disney World – wishes, imagination and dreams. At the core of Fantasyland are those ideas that form the foundation of fairy tales. New Fantasyland expands on these themes in dramatic and incredibly engaging ways. The expansion of Dumbo into an entire Circus experience is whimsical and wonderful.
Belle’s Cottage, the Beast’s Castle and the little French village built around the Beauty and the Beast area is truly enchanting. And Ariel’s Under the Sea Ride brings you into that undersea world completely. It feels new in every way – from the technology to the artistic details.
For us, this trip was truly a holiday wish come true, an amazing vacation filled with take our breath away moments – especially the end of the evening castle projection show on Cinderella Castle.
Disney hosted me and my family for this trip, but all starry-eyed opinions are my own.
Now, I feel especially lucky to help grant a wish to one of my lucky readers. I have partnered with General Motors Northeast to pick one reader for their Grant One Wish program who will win a $500 Amex Gift Card and a one week car loan from GM Northeast to help make their holiday wishes come true.
Want to visit family? Drive around to volunteer and do good this season? Take a holiday road trip? What would you do with a fab car for a week and $500? I can’t wait to hear all about it!
Method of entry:
- You must follow me on twitter @beccasara
- Tweet your holiday wish and include the hashtag #GMNER and my handle: @beccasara, then leave a comment below with the link to the tweet. (to do this click on the time stamp of your tweet and you will be taken to the tweet’s url.)
- Like KidzVuz.com on Facebook and leave a comment with your Facebook name so it can be verified.
- Add a picture to your tweet or link to a video on YouTube telling me and GM your big holiday wish. Just don’t forget the hashtag #GMNER and @beccasara so we can find it! You’ll get 5 extra entries for going the extra mile! Make sure to leave a comment below with a link to the image-filled tweet.
Eligibility: Winner MUST be 21 years or older and live in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut or Washington, D.C. areas. Employees, and their relatives, of GM and Beccarama.com are not allowed to enter. Contest ends on December 17, 2012 at 12:00pm EST. Winner will be chosen at random using random.org. Prize to be provided by GM Northeast.
GM Northeast sponsored this giveaway and I was provided with a car loan in exchange for hosting this contest.