The magic of Disney is coming to Rio Rancho in October.
“Disney on Ice presents Into the Magic,” produced by Feld Entertainment, Inc., will be skating into the Rio Rancho Events Center for six performances Oct. 6-8 and features “Moana,” “Frozen,” “Coco,” “Beauty and the Beast” and other Disney characters.
Hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, “Into The Magic” takes families on a high-sea adventure as Moana sets sail on a life-changing quest to save her island with help from the demigod Maui. With the ice floor transformed into the vast oceanic scape, “Disney On Ice” allows Moana’s strength and determination to take center stage.
Journey across the Marigold Bridge with Miguel from Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” into the magnificent and mystical Land of the Dead and discover a colorful performance with skeletons in a cultural celebration of family.
Production numbers invite audiences into the world of “Beauty and the Beast” as Belle shows what it means to be fearless. Along with her new friends in the enchanted castle, Belle is encouraged to step outside the ordinary and find joy in the bleakest situation. As she looks beyond the harsh exterior of the Beast to reach his gentle heart, fans learn there are teachable moments in everyday life.
Through the athleticism and grace of Anna and Elsa, Rapunzel and Flynn, and Cinderella, brave heroes from “Frozen,” “Tangled” and “Cinderella” ignite passions to believe. Showgoers will witness each characters’ unique qualities and talents, inspiring children around the world to discover their inner hero.
The show also offers a preshow character experience, “Frozen Fun with Anna and Elsa,” that includes games, a sing-along, crafting and interactive time with “Frozen’s” leading ladies, including photo opportunities. Each guest above age 2 must have both a character experience ticket and Disney on Ice show ticket to attend, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Show times are 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7; and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. Tickets are currently available for Disney on Ice preferred customers with tickets to the general public going on sale May 30. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or at the RREC box office.