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Celebrate The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

In honor of its 30th anniversary, two-time Academy Award®-winner (Best Original Score and Best Original Song “Under the Sea,” 1989) “The Little Mermaid,” dives into the highly celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection with all-new bonus features and a sing-along mode. The magical, musical tale of mermaid princess Ariel—along with lovable sidekicks Sebastian and Flounder, and the love-to-hate sea witch Ursula—is sure to make a splash with all generations when it comes home for the first time Digitally in HD, 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere on Feb. 12, and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray™ on Feb. 26.

The Signature Edition of “The Little Mermaid”showcases its award-winning musical score and iconic songs such as “Under the Sea” and “Part of Your World” with a sing-along mode allowing you to accompany this beloved cast of characters on their journey. Never-before-seen bonus features bring legendary composer Alan Menken and some of Disney’s most recognizable leading ladies together around a piano to reminisce, sing and celebrate “The Little Mermaid.” The latest installment of “Stories from Walt’s Office” compares Walt and Ariel’s love of collecting treasures. Viewers will also receive an inside look at the “The Little Mermaid” cast in their original recording sessions,explore hidden treasures and fun facts from the film, and enjoy a special performance of “Part of Your World” by acappella singing sensation D Capella. Plus, fans will have access to hours of additional classic bonus features!

Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale about a beautiful mermaid princess who dreams of becoming human, “The Little Mermaid” was directed by John Musker and Ron Clements (“Aladdin”). It features the voice talents of Jodi Benson (“Toy Story 2,” “Toy Story 3”) as Ariel, Pat Carroll (“Laverne & Shirley”) as Ursula, Samuel E. Wright (Broadway’s “The Lion King”) as Sebastian, Christopher Daniel Barnes (“The Brady Bunch Movie”) as Eric, Kenneth Mars (“Young Frankenstein”) as Triton, Buddy Hackett (“The Music Man”) as Scuttle, Jason Marin (“Back to the Future”) as Flounder and René Auberjonois (“The Patriot”) as Chef Louis. The film was originally released in theaters on Nov. 15, 1989 and is the 28th film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, and the first in what many described as a new Disney animation renaissance.

The Little Mermaid” is the seventhtitle to join the Walt Disney Signature Collection, which includes groundbreaking films created or inspired by the imagination and legacy of Walt Disney, featuring timeless stories and characters that have touched generations. The film takes its place alongside “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pinocchio,” “Bambi,” “The Lion King” and “Lady and the Tramp.”

Little Mermaid Printable Fun!

An Under the Sea Movie Night!

Little Mermaid Movie Night

I was excited for the opportunity to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Little Mermaid with a Sing-Along Mer-Movie Night! It has been raining for several days and actually feels like we’re under the sea here in Tennessee. It was the perfect time to enjoy one of my favorite childhood movies!

Little Mermaid Kid-Friendly Ice Cream Sipper

Kid-Friendly Little Mermaid Ice Cream Sipper

Kid-Friendly Little Mermaid Ice Cream Sipper

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Little Mermaid with this Kid-Friendly Little Mermaid Ice Cream Sipper! #TheLittleMermaid

  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup blue raspberry drink
  • sprinkles (optional)
  • m&ms (optional)
  1. Scoop your ice cream into your glass. 

  2. Fill the glass with your blue raspberry drink.

  3. Add sprinkles, m&ms, or other fun toppings of your choice.

  4. Finish with a cute straw and swirl to enjoy!

More Fun Party Supplies!

Little Mermaid Bark

We had quite the surprise when we first opened the box — it sang to us with Ariel’s magical voice! In side, we found a collection of mermaid-themed items that were perfect to enjoy the movie night!

Mermaid Bark is a sweet and fun! It’s a white chocolate almond bark, magically swirled with colorful whozits and whatzits galore, candy pearls and sprinkles. Your party guests will love the sweet treat served on these Mermaid Sparkle Dessert Plates! They are shaped like clam shells and iridescent. Don’t forget to grab the eye-catching Mermaid Sparkle Beverage Napkins, too.

Little Mermaid Sleepover
Little Mermaid Reversible Sequin Pillow

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The Little Mermaid Ice Cream Sipper #TheLittleMermaid

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