This past weekend was Dapper Day. It’s actually misnamed because it was the whole weekend, but that just meant we had more time to play!
What is Dapper Day? You can read (and see) all about it here. The short version, though, is that it’s an opportunity to dress up. The majority of the people we see do vintage outfits (lots of full skirts and bowties paraded around), but it can be anything dressy. It’s so much fun to be a part of, especially because I’ve always enjoyed the opportunity to be dressy.
Our family already participates in Disneybounding for most of our visits to the Disney parks, so we had to one-up “just” dressing up and make it into family themes.
We ended up deciding on two different movies. Saturday we did Jolly Holiday (from Mary Poppins), and Sunday we were the emotions from Inside Out. Most people liked our outfits Saturday but didn’t recognize who we were, but Sunday we were far more recognizable. When we went to visit Joy and Sadness, the cast members went COMPLETELY crazy. They said we won the day (which made us happy, since we picked out other families on Saturday that we considered “won” the day. And no, there’s no actual contest ;) )
They actually asked us to come back a little later to meet Baymax, and they all went crazy over us again. It was so much fun to make their days magical and have ours be so perfect too!