CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Online Donation Drive
We raised $25,000.00 at this year's Indy Disney Meet!!!!
A new year means a new donation drive. If you were not able to make it to this year's Meet, and in advance of next year's event, please consider making a contribution here to help send children with life-threatening illnesses to Give Kids the World Village and the Central Florida theme parks.
You can make a secure, tax deductible donation via our My Event fundraising page here: https://myevent.com/mwfk2018
We're working on some additional FUNdraising events for in between Indy Disney Meets. Be sure to check back often and follow us on facebook for updates.
All About Indy Disney Meet
*The information below pertains to the 2017 Meet, so you can get an idea of what all the Meet entails. We will update for 2018 as we begin planning!
This FREE*, super fun, Disney gathering is perfect for the whole family. Enjoy games, food, dole whips, crafts, displays, presentations and more. *Please consider making a small monetary donation or bringing a store bought food or covered dish with a full ingredients list for our pitch-in style buffet table.
Fundraising: We will raise funds for Give Kids the World through raffles, silent auctions, 50/50, direct donations and other fundraising activities.
New for the 2017 Indy Disney Meet
Yehaa Bob: This year we would like to welcome Yehaa Bob Jackson! He will be joining us for a rollicking performance for fans and guests alike. Yehaa Bob is a Disney fan favorite performing Wed - Sat at the Port Orleans Resort River Roost Lounge.
Herbie the Love Bug: Get your cameras ready. This year you'll have the opportunity to snap a picture with a Herbie the Love Bug replica. He's stopping by to see us during his Midwest tour.
Bigger Hall: To accommodate our growing attendance and to make room for all the additional performers, characters, activities, vendors, and more we are moving to the MUCH LARGER Main Building of the Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds!
Mini Golf Course: This year our newer larger Kid's Hall will have a full mini golf course from Mini Golf Express!
Children of all ages (and those of us that never grew up!) are sure to have a blast.
More Food: In addition to pitch-in food items, we will have Meijer fried chicken, Chick-fil-A nuggets, Papa John's Pizza, Perkins mini-muffins, and many store bought items thanks to a generous donation.
Presentations: This year we will have 2 presenters in our new Studio A113 room. Guests can listen to Disney Insider Jim Hill during one presentation and author of The Wisdom of Walt and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt, Jeff Barnes, during the other.
Expo: This year we will have an expo area where guests can meet Disney podcasters, bloggers, vloggers, experts, travel agents and more. Be sure to check it out for a chance to win an additional prize!
Raffle: Each guest will receive 1 FREE raffle ticket upon entry. Wear your mouse ear hats and receive 2 more FREE raffle tickets! Additional raffle tickets are only $1.00 each or $5.00 for 6, and 100% of the proceeds is donated to Give Kids the World Village.
Silent Auction: Our silent auction will close in multiple stages to allow you to bid on more items!!!
Kids' Activities: Our 2017 Kids' Room will have lots of hands on activities, toys, crafts, face painting, a DJ, presentations, character meet and greets, games and more.
Princesses: Princesses from Once Upon a Princess will keep children entertained throughout the Meet with various activities. Guest will also have an opportunity to pose for pictures during a structured meet and greet time.
501st Legion: Members of the 501st Legion will once again make an appearance bringing characters from a galaxy far, far away! Guests can find their dark side and use the force while posing for pictures during structured meet and greet times.
R2-M5, Rusty: Everyone was excited to see the droid roaming the halls and delighting guests as he interacted with adults and children at previous Meets. We look forward to his return.
Podcasters and Vloggers: We will have a variety of local and nationally known podcasters and vloggers at the Meet. Some of those that will attend are Behind the Ears Podcast, Be Our Guest Podcast, Behind the Ears Podcast, Dis Explorers, Disney with Lisa, Happily Ever Disney, Man of the Mouse, The Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast, The Lemons Sisters, and many more.
Out of town guests: We have partnered with 2 area hotels for room blocks.
Mention Give Kids the World when calling for a room in the block.
The Holiday Inn Express in Noblesville is a brand new hotel. The price is Fri - $189 & Sat - $139. Includes free breakfast. CLICK HERE to learn more and get contact info.
The Hilton Garden Inn of Fishers. The price is $144 per night for Fri & Sat. Includes free breakfast for 2. CLICK HERE to learn more and get contact info.
Check out our facebook page for updates for next year as well as other events throughout the year.
THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors: