June 20, 2014
Location: Disney's Wedding
If it wasn't for obscure movie
references found throughout Walt Disney World,
this website wouldn't be a reality. This week we
are stopping by one of my favorite references
found outside the parks which most people I've
shown have had no idea what I'm talking about.
This week we are heading over to the Disney
The Disney Wedding Pavilion has
been allowing guests to being their happily ever
after right on Disney property with a
picturesque backdrop of Cinderella Castle! While
that is nice, we are here for a fun find! While
guests are deciding how to answer the questions
of where, how, when, etc. for the big day, they
need to talk with a Disney wedding planner.
Where can they get one exactly?
The answer lies outside of the
Wedding Chapel where guests can find a building
that is appropriately named after a now often
forgotten Disney film. In 1991, Steve Martin
starred in a comedy classic, Father of the
Bride. Throughout the film, George Banks, played
by one time Disneyland Cast Member Steven
Martin, has to go through all the tasks of
giving up his one and only daughter to a man he
doesn't really know. Throughout the film the
Banks family hires a wedding planner to help
them organize the big day.
The wedding planner found in the
film is played by Martin Short (who you can also
find over at the show O Canada!). Martin Short's
character, Franck, not Frank, is the overly
excited and always hilarious wedding planner.
Since Father of the Bride was a hit and even
inspired a sequel, it was decided four years
later when the Wedding Pavilion opened up that
the name of the Wedding Planner location would