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World Premiere of Pete’s Dragon

We attended as a guest of Disney

On the Pete's Dragon Green Carpet

The minute that I received the invitation from Disney to walk the “green carpet” at the World Premiere of Pete’s Dragon, I squealed with delight. Pete’s Dragon is one of the first books that I read to my children, and I couldn’t wait to see how Disney would bring the story to life.

Ella in Hollywood for the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Then there was the second most exciting part of getting the invitation, letting my daughter know that she was also invited to attend with me. I left little notes in her room that morning with hints of what the news was that I was going to surprise her. It didn’t take long for her to guess, and the first thing she said was, “What are we going to do with our hair?” I hugged her with all my might, and said, “It is going to be a magical night.”

And a magical night it was…

Pete's Dragon Debut in Hollywood

Shelby and Ella attending the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Pete's Dragon Premiere at El Capitan

The Hollywood Sign

The Pete's Dragon Premiere

We both got new dresses for the premiere, and my daughters best friend curled her hair beautifully. When we arrived in Hollywood, Hollywood Boulevard was buzzing with excitement over the premiere. Fans were lined along the street hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite celebrity, and limos were beginning to arrive.

Celebrating Pete's Dragon

Fresh off the Boat at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Spray Tattoo at the Pete's Premiere

After checking into the premiere we were escorted over to The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel where a festive pre-party was happening. There were photo opportunities, spray tattoos, friendship bracelets, and treats galore.

World Premiere of Pete's Dragon

Walking the Pete's Dragon red Carpet

We snacked on tasty bites and took photos with the many celebrities attending the premiere party. It was a celebration to remember.

Going to see Pete's Dragon

Ella Barone at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Ella at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Excited to be at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

Then the time had come to see Pete’s Dragon. All of the guests attending the premiere party walked down the green carpet to the entrance of the historic El Capitan Theatre. Everyone stopped to take photos as they made their way down the carpet before entering the theatre.

Mother Daughter Pete's Dragon Premiere

The crowd of people at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

As we found our seats, the lights began to dim, the curtain rose, and everyone in the audience cheered with delight for the beginning of the film. The movie was truly one of the most magical movies that Disney has ever created.

El Capitan Theatre. Pete's Dragon

The crowd of people at the Pete's Dragon Premiere

It was a night that we will never forget, and will live long our hearts forever. Don’t miss seeing Pete’s Dragon with your children starting on August 12th. Learn more about Pete’s Dragon online, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

At the Pete's Dragon Premiere

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