Do you live too far away to go to the Disneyland theme park? Did you not splurge for that Deluxe Pass and are blocked out for this whole summer? Do you want more Disney in your life? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions we’ve got the solution for you! We have you covered with these 7 fun things you can do to spice up your summer with some Disney magic without needing an Annual Pass!
1) Disney Movie Marathon
Grab some popcorn, friends, and pick out some of your favorite Disney films. Why not have a Disney movie marathon that will bring you back to your childhood? From classics like Cinderella and Aladdin to Pixar masterpieces like Toy Story and The Incredibles you can never go wrong with binge watching Disney movies!
2) Disney Karaoke Night
Invite some friends over to your house or go to your local karaoke bar and make some beautiful Disney music together! We know that you know the lyrics so sing them out loud and proud! From heartwarming duets from Beauty and the Beast to up beat tunes from The Lion King you are sure to find your inner Little Mermaid. If you are not ready to just let it go and sing in front of other people check out some of our DisneyExaminer music sessions that will have you bopping your head!
3) Disney Inspired Fashion
Who needs to take pictures with the characters at the theme park when you can dress the part yourself? Strut down the street with some awesome Disney inspired outfits! Keep cool and be the envy of all your friends by creating everyday attire modeled after some of your favorite Disney characters! Here are some of our own DIY Disney Fashion that you can check out!
4) Cosplaying Disney Characters
There are events and contest for people who think they have the skills to put together the best Disney character costume out there. If you think you have what it takes don’t shy away from the competition! At any cosplay event you are bound to meet creative and interesting people. At these conventions you can share your passion for Disney by meeting or becoming one of these cosplayers!
5) Disney Inspired Food
There’s no need for you to wait in line to purchase pricey food at the Disneyland theme parks when you can make your very own creative Disney dishes! A Disneyland classic that you can make right at home is the delicious Dole Whip Float! This cold dessert is perfect to cool down with on a hot summer day. Your Dole Whip will bring all the boys to the yard with this pineapple masterpiece. Check out the recipe for this home made deliciousness right here!
6) Disney Video Games
Here is something that they don’t have much of in the parks! Disney has video games that feature all of your favorite characters from throughout the years. Disney Infinity features a plethora of characters from Star Wars to Marvel to Disney movies, including the characters from Pixar’s latest movie, Inside Out! Disney Infinity is always keeping up to date, and is the next big thing in the gaming industry.
7) Disney Party!
Last but not least is a Disney themed partaaay! You don’t need to go to the Disneyland theme parks when you have the tools to create the best party possible in your very own hom. Make this the epic bash of the summer using your passion for Disney culture! Have your friends and family come in Disney themed outfits, put on some awesome karaoke with some of Disney’s classic sing-a-longs, and don’t forget the Disney themed food! This party will definitely put all the other “regular” summer parties to shame.
Who said that you can’t enjoy the Disney life without an Annual Pass? The magic can come in many different forms and places, and is not limited to just the Disneyland theme parks. Let this list be a starting point, and get creative with your own ideas to make this a Disney filled summer!