We invite you to become part of our world at Disney Parks as we celebrate the release of “The Little Mermaid,” now playing in theaters! Let’s take a look at all the exclusive offerings coming to Disney Parks that will truly show you that life is the bubbles!
Meet Ariel at Disney Parks
As previously announced, Ariel from the all-new live-action story “The Little Mermaid” will be making special appearances at select Disney Parks this summer! Starting today, guests can be a part of her world at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Disneyland Paris.
Visit Walt Disney Presents at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and make your way through the queue to discover stunning concept art from the development of the new film – vibrant illustrations following Ariel’s journey from sea to land. Then step into the picturesque setting of Prince Eric’s shoreside castle, where you are invited to meet Ariel on a beautiful terrace with sweeping views of the sea, pictured above. When Ariel heads to Disneyland Resort, she’ll greet guests in Fantasyland near “it’s a small world.” Guests may discover Ariel where the land meets the sea in a location inspired by Eric’s castle library, complete with whozits and whatzits galore. And during her visit to Disneyland Paris, Ariel and her friends will invite guests to dance and play along with them in an unforgettable musical moment.
While you’re visiting Ariel at Walt Disney Presents, be sure to also check out special props from the film on display along with an exclusive sneak peek of the film.
Delicious “Under the Sea” Sweets and Treats!
Check out the new Purple Pineapple Shell Macaron, a purple macaron filled with blue pineapple buttercream and a chocolate pearl available at Edelweiss Snacks, and the Mermaid Strawberry Cake at the Cappuccino Cart, now available until May 29, while supplies last!
Walt Disney World Resort
Bubbles at Sea, a Gold Peak sweet green tea, lemon juice, pineapple and guava topped with boba pearls, and a splash of shimmer is available at multiple locations. At Disney Springs, swing by The Ganachery to try a new sweet treat: The Little Mermaid Sea Salt, Caramel and Chocolate Pop, a caramel sea salt pop with ocean fondant decor!
And at Magic Kingdom Park, be sure to try out the Divinely Diabolical, a fun twist on a classic cookies and cream shake, available for purchase at The Friar’s Nook. Then head over to taste Part of Your World, a delicious DOLE Whip Strawberry swirled with Purple Cheesecake soft serve available at Storybook Treats.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, check out The Little Mermaid Donut Milk Shake, a mango-guava-ginger milkshake topped with whipped cream and a pineapple-mango seashell donut, available at Hollywood Scoops.
Special PhotoPass Offerings
Become part of Ariel’s world as your photo joins the gadgets and gizmos in her grotto! At Magic Kingdom Park, all guests can capture this Animated Magic Shot by visiting the Disney PhotoPass photographer near Prince Eric’s castle. At Disney California Adventure park, Magic Key holders can capture this video with the photographer near the Silly Symphony Swings through May 31.
More “The Little Mermaid” Fun on Sand and Sea!
In celebration of the all-new live-action story “The Little Mermaid” releasing in theaters today, come and experience Pandora’s incredible sand art sculpture at Downtown Disney now until June 4, and don’t forget to check out Pandora’s new “The Little Mermaid” collection available now.
The Mermaid Classic Shake, a strawberry and blueberry shake topped with whipped cream & mermaid sprinkles is available at Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes in Downtown Disney.
Wish them an adventure-filled birthday with this pop-up card inspired by Disney’s newest film, “The Little Mermaid.” Send to a daughter, friend, or someone special in your life from Lovepop.
Disney Cruise Line
Guests aboard Disney Cruise Line can now see the film onboard during their sailings. We can’t think of a better place to see this film than out in the open sea!
“The Little Mermaid” Specialty Products
Calling all mermaid fans! We’re taking a deep dive into the all-new products created for this highly anticipated film. From costumes, apparel options for both kids and adults, accessories galore, and home products worthy of any Grotto collection, you’ll be ready to show your love and excitement for this beautiful reimagining of the classic tale.
First up, costumes! Because what is a screening of “The Little Mermaid” without mermaid costumes? Little ones can choose between several mer-mazing options – The Kids’ Ariel Costume by Party City features a scalloped, fish-scale design and a layered mesh fishtail hem for some magical mermaid style. For those looking for an elevated Ariel-inspired look, the Ariel’s 2 Piece Mermaid Fashion by Jakks Pacific is the perfect option and is appropriate for kids ages 3 and up. Our team at shopDisney created the Ariel Costume for Kids which is also available at Disney Parks. It is a shimmering piece detailed in fanciful undersea-inspired fabrics, with iridescent sequins, pleated fins and tiers of tulle, all for a fabulous look worth treasures untold. No matter which option, young fans will be ready to head to theaters decked out in their favorite mermaid-inspired costumes.
Now, let’s dive into apparel! Premium childrenswear brand Hanna Andersson is bringing “The Little Mermaid” to life in a capsule collection including their iconic PJs and a whimsical tulle dress, featuring artwork from the new film. Target also unveiled an exclusive collection inspired by the work of Colleen Atwood, the award-winning costume designer and creative visionary behind the exquisite costumes from the film. The collection showcases sea and land-inspired treasures including adorable apparel and accessories such as a Little Mermaid-inspired cosplay dress, and of course, a mermaid swim tail skirt and shell crossbody bag to match!
Iconic kids apparel brand Janie and Jack also launched a brand-new collection inspired by “The Little Mermaid,” which features one-of-a-kind prints that are perfect for the warmer seasons ahead. The limited-edition collection, available in sizes 6-12M to 12yrs, features ruffled dresses that shimmer like the sea, matching sets in colorful prints, ombré swim (with a tail-like skirt inspired by Ariel!), and statement accessories like the beautiful Little Mermaid Shell Bag.
For adults looking to make a splash this summer with some ocean-inspired style, shopDisney and Disney Parks has you covered! Rise from the sea to greet your destiny in this dreamy pullover Ariel Spirit Jersey for Adults with an allover undersea dye effect, Ariel art and glittering ”Part of Your World” text inspired by the film. You’ll also be “ready to stand” with The Little Mermaid Denim Jacket for Women, featuring Ariel with her fishy friend Flounder and a colorful scenic slice of the ocean floor. Bring a splash of color to spring and summertime with this bold and bright dress featuring an allover aquatic print with signature items from the movie. The sleeveless cotton design includes a large bow on the bodice and a pieced skirt, so you’ll ride the next fashion wave in style! The Little Mermaid Woven Shirt for Men offers a different option for those looking to add underwater vibes to their closet, featuring a plant pattern with Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle.
But what about accessories, you ask? Well, you’ll be excited to learn that Pandora has just launched a new collection in celebration of “The Little Mermaid,” capturing the essence of friendship and adventure with designs that bring to life the new perspectives of the reimagined classic. Each piece is crafted in solid sterling silver, or with 14K gold plating, featuring colorful design details to bring each character to life. Highlights of the collection include the Ariel dangle, crafted with an iconic iridescent mermaid’s tail, and the Sebastian and Ursula dangles, representing the film’s favorite sidekick and infamous sea witch. The new collection is available now in stores, in Disney Parks locations and on Pandora.net.
Fans will also be excited to know that coming in July, Disney Parks guests can visit Sunglass Hut stores at Magic Kingdom, Disney Springs and Downtown Disney for new Ray-Ban sunglasses inspired by “The Little Mermaid.”
Now that we have our outfits planned, let’s talk beauty and skincare! If, like me, you’re looking forward to having some fun in the sun this summer, we have everything you’ll need to keep your hair protected and your skin glowing.
Ulta Beauty exclusively launched a limited-time beauty collection inspired by “The Little Mermaid,” celebrating the film through themed makeup and bath products from Ulta Beauty Collection, sun care by Black Girl Sunscreen and skincare by Pacifica. With 8 makeup and bath products, Ulta Beauty Collection encourages you to embrace your inner beauty and discover new possibilities – for both land and sea. The Black Girl Sunscreen and Disney’s The Little Mermaid sun care collection were formulated with melanated skin tones in mind, so everyone can enjoy the sun while staying moisturized and protected with no-white cast. On the skincare side, Pacifica is releasing five of its cult-favorite products with one-of-a-kind mermaid-inspired packaging. The new limited-edition collection features reusable and recyclable packaging and 100% vegan & cruelty-free ingredients. If you’re looking to boost your hair care routine and let your curls sing this summer, Carol’s Daughter is the perfect option. The ultimate hair care brand collaborated with Disney on 6 limited edition products, including sulfate and silicone-free shampoos and conditioners, available now.
Want to bring the mermaid vibes into your home? Guess what – there are options galore! This beautifully-designed comforter by Jay Franco, available exclusively at Target, is the perfect accent to the bedroom of any fan of “The Little Mermaid.” With a purple watercolor design that allows the mermaids to pop, to a reverse of coral that brings you “‘under the sea,” this twin comforter is a can’t-miss item for your little one. Complement the style with the Jay Franco Little Mermaid Tail Blanket, which will have you feeling like a mermaid in the coziness of your own home. Fans of sea witch Ursula can also add some wicked vibes to their home décor with the Ursula Pillow. Get it if you dare!
And now, let’s take a look at some of the toys and collectibles that have been making a splash lately! Music is a big part of Ariel’s life, and fans of the film can recreate their favorite musical moments with the Sing and Dream Ariel doll. Press the shell button and sing along with the beloved song, “Part of Your World.” If you share Ariel’s passion for land treasures and exploration, then Ariel’s Found Treasures Set is for you! The set has everything you need for a voyage, including an expanding spyglass, spinning compass and Ariel’s signature “Dinglehopper” fork! LEGO fans aged 5 and up can also dive into Ariel’s world with the portable LEGO Little Mermaid Story Book set, featuring two underwater environments inspired by the film – that can all fold up into a neat book! Older fans aged 18 and up can display their love for the film and explore a new world of details with the LEGO Little Mermaid Royal Clamshell. This beautiful build is rich in detail and features seven minifigure characters from the new film, including Ariel, Ursula, King Triton, Sebastian, Flounder and Ariel’s sisters Indira and Karina.
Venturing out of the waters and into land means discovering amazing new flavors. Head under the sea when you make this new blend from Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. a part of your morning! Add Joffrey’s Disney The Little Mermaid Part of Your World Blend to your treasure trove with flavors of sweet cane sugar, caramel and vanilla. Swim on by to Joffrey’s at Disney Springs The Landing location or Joffreys.com to make a splash in your morning routine with this delicious brew.
Summertime is the perfect occasion to relax by the ocean waves and start a new book! The new picture book retelling of the beloved tale, “The Little Mermaid: Make A Splash,” is a perfect option for little ones aged 3 to 5 who want to explore under the sea and beyond with Ariel. Fans aged 8-12 will enjoy “The Little Mermaid Novelization,” the official novelization of Walt Disney Studios’ live-action reimagining of “The Little Mermaid,” and “The Little Mermaid: Guide to Merfolk,” a beautiful guidebook that deep dives into the legends and lore surrounding the mermaids and their world. Older fans aged 12 to 18 will find the perfect read in “The Little Mermaid: Against the Tide,” an original novel written by New York Times best-selling author J. Elle.
Just in time for the film release, King Triton will also be joining Disney Mirrorverse in a limited-time event running May 26 through June 8. King Triton commands the tempestuous fury of the seas to defend his aquatic realm against all outside threats, including Fractured enemies. Check out King Triton and his fellow evolved Guardians by playing Disney Mirrorverse, available in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store. But there’s more! Dive under the sea with “The Little Mermaid” Clear Event in “Disney Emoji Blitz” happening now through May 30! Available in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store, be sure to log in today to collect new Ariel and King Triton Emojis inspired by the film.
“The Little Mermaid” visionary filmmaker Rob Marshall’s live-action reimagining of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-winning animated musical classic opens exclusively in theaters nationwide today. “The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
It’s time to go “Under the Sea”! Be sure to see “The Little Mermaid” now in theaters!