Kathy Ireland spotted for St. Patrick’s Day at Disney World

Kathy Ireland with Minnie Mouse &#169 The Walt Disney Company

Kathy Ireland with Minnie Mouse © The Walt Disney Company

Disney Vacation Guide: Kathy Ireland returns to Disney World for St. Patrick’s Day

Disney World is awash with green on St. Patrick’s Day, from decorations to themed characters. Even celebreties join in for the fun! Supermodel Kathy Ireland has a thing for Disney World – she returns for St. Patrick’s Day again after her last visit in 2010.

2012 St. Patrick’s Day Visit

The former model, now entrepreneur, visited Disney on March 15 and was spotted at Epcot’s United Kingdom pavilion with Minnie Mouse in her St. Patrick’s Day finest!

Kathy Ireland with Irish Mickey &#169 The Walt Disney Company

Kathy Ireland with Irish Mickey © The Walt Disney Company

201o St. Patrick’s Day Visit

In 2010, Ireland was in the St. Paddy’s Spirit early! On Feb. 12, 2010 she was at Disney’s Contemporary Resort posing with an Irish-themed Mickey Mouse. This time, she was appearing in her new position as CEO of  “Kathy Ireland Worldwide” and was a keynote speaker for Disney Parks’ first “Social Media Moms Celebration.” Now running a design and marketing firm, Ireland spoke about “real solutions for busy moms,” a topic close to everyone’s hear at the professional and personal development conference for mommy bloggers.

Where do you want to be spotted for St. Patrick’s Day?

You can get in on the St. Patrick’s Day action early at Disney World. Festivities get underway on the evenings of March 16 with Creel (the house band) taking to the main stage while Murphy’s Law and The Irish Rogues play on the patio. On the 17th, it’s all about non-stop entertainment starting at noon with Creel and The Raglan Road Dancers. Outdoor entertainment continues with Elevation (a U2 tribute band) and other Irish acts.

Shamrock Beer at The Rose and Crown

The Rose and Crown in Epcot’s UK Pavilion serves up a mean fish & chips if that’s more your style for a St. Patrick’s Day meal. Don’t forget to order a shamrock-topped beer!

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