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Behind the Scenes: Creating a Giant Disney Parks Ice Castle in Times Square

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

If you’ve been following along, you know it was a big day for us at Disney Parks. We announced “Limited Time Magic” early this morning and unveiled a spectacular three-story ice castle.

To make the castle and other ice structures appear in the middle of Times Square overnight, it took tons of planning and talent. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how we did it.

Keep checking the Disney Parks Blog for more details on “Limited Time Magic” as we move into 2013. You can also follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #LimitedTimeMagic.


  • That was quite lovely. Thank you for sharing with the rest of the country.

  • That was amazing. Wow!

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