Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet World Premiere – My Experience Part #1

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Disclosure – I was invited to the #MuppetsMostWantedEvent. Costs and expenses for my trip were covered by Disney but all opinions expressed are my own.

Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere Picture

Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell

Last week I had the opportunity to experience something pretty amazing. I was able to walk down the Red Carpet for the Muppets Most Wanted World Premiere at the El Capitan in Hollywood with the rest of the celebrities that were in attendance that night. For those that have never been on Hollywood Blvd during a Red Carpet Premiere, it is awesome. Especially if you are the one of the lucky ones walking into the theater.

We were staying at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hollywood which is in walking distance to the El Capitan and the Dolby Theater that happens to be right across the street that has hosted the Academy Awards ceremonies (the Oscars). Here is a picture of me and the #MuppetsMostWantedEvent group on the stairs at the Dolby Theatre.

Dolby Theatre Oscar Stairs

The #MuppetsMostWantedEvent group at the Dolby Theatre.

Once it was time to cross the street and walk the Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere, actress Tina Fey was getting attention of all the fans and press. I happened to be doing what I do best and was messing around with my iPhone. See me in the background?

Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" - Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Photo Credit: Gregg DeGuire/Contributor for Getty Images

When you are in front of the El Capitan, you have a thousand cameras and eyes watching your every move. Here is a picture I got to show you just how many people are there to get their shots.

Tina Fey on Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet - #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Tina Fey taking press photos

Even though Tina Fey might have been the one catching all the attention at the moment, know that I had to have a good picture of myself standing on the Red Carpet of The Muppets Most Wanted World Premiere as well.

Stefani Tolson Red Carpet Mupets Most Wanted - #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Me on the Red Carpet of course!

Now of course the Muppets Red Carpet Premiere had to include an appearance by the one and only Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy too!

Miss Piggy was looking her best in her new pretty blue dress.

Muppets Red Carpet Premiere Apperance Kermit Miss Piggy

Kermit and Miss Piggy on the Red Carpet.

Oh and don’t think that Kermit and Miss Piggy were the only ones there. Check out the other Muppets that were hanging out the window to check out their fans.

Gonzo Animal Muppets Most Wanted Premiere

Gonzo, Animal, Walter and Scooter on the Red Carpet.

Once everyone was in the theater and in their seats, we were surprised with a special appearance by some of your FAVORITE Muppets, Statler and Waldorf.

Muppets Most Wanted El Capitan Ticket - #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Since I had previously watched a screening of The Muppets Most Wanted, watching it in the El Capitan on the balcony with the two old men Muppets on the stage watching along made the experience even more magical. For me, it brought back memories of watching The Muppet Show when I was young.

Stay tuned for Part #2 of my experience where I am going to share which celebrities I got to meet at the Muppets Most Wanted After Party.

About Stefani Tolson

The author of Mom's Blog and the owner Mommy Enterprises. Stefani Tolson is a multi-tasking mom of 4, PR friendly, a freelance writer, web designer, cook & more!

Comments

  1. That sounds like quite an event. My kids are seriously excited for this movie! We are going to see it this weekend.

    • Stefani Tolson says:

      That is awesome you are going to see it. I think I will probably take the kids even though I have seen it twice. I love the music in the movie.

  2. My 9 yr old would have loved this. She is Muppet obsessed and will be expecting to see the movie Thursday!

  3. The Red Carpet was so much fun! Thanks for sharing your pics. They’re great!

  4. How fun! Love the shot of Miss Piggy!

  5. This is such a cool experience! I recognize some of those bloggers in that picture. Love Tina Fey!

  6. That looks like so much fun! I am jealous – always wanted to do something like that, it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity!

  7. I am so jealous; I bet you had such a great time at this really fun event!

  8. That is just plain CRAZY! I can’t imagine hanging out with the Muppets. I’m a Gonzo fan. :) I think I would have fainted if I’d seen Tina Fey or Ricky Gervais in person! AND Josh Groban. Geeze, Louise!!

  9. What a fun experience. I would have used renttherunway dot com and had a blast. Can’t wait to hear more!

  10. Looks like you had a great time. Loved your red carpet outfit.

  11. Seeing the Muppets in the limo is hilarious! I’m glad you had such a great time!

  12. Looks like an exciting experience. what a special day for you!

  13. What an amazing experience! Thank you for sharing all the photos – we are so excited for the movie!

  14. This would be unreal to go to! I love that Miss Piggy and Kermit were there ;)

  15. so fun! and you saw kermie and piggy!! im totally jealous

  16. What a fun experience!

  17. What an amazing adventure. I know you had a blast.

  18. What super fun! I love Miss Piggy and Kermit riding in the limo. It looks like you had a great time.

  19. Looks like a really fun event! I love the Muppets movies back from when I was a kid. I’ll have to bring my daughter to see this one.

  20. I love all of your pictures, I had such a great time hanging out with you at the party.

  21. I love the Muppets and I am so excited for this movie to be released. Looks like you had a fun time!!

  22. This is such a cool experience! I love your photos. I was in LA during the Oscars years ago and the excitement leading up to the red carpet was so intense.

  23. Looks like you had a really cool experience. I can’t wait to see the movie.

  24. Wow at the cameras! I love the Tina Fey photobomb too!!

  25. This looks like a very memorable experience. Glad you enjoyed yourself. I have always been a fan of The Muppets and Tina Fey!

  26. I love you the photos! It gives me a glimpse of how fun it could have been for you during that day. I am sure that many people love Muppets and they should never miss this movie. :)

  27. Looks like you had an amazing time! I love the muppets. Miss Piggy was my favorite.

  28. This looks like such an amazing experience! We all love the Muppets around here. I can’t wait to take my boys to see the new movie.

  29. What a cool experience! I’m a huge fan of the Muppets and Tina Fey!

  30. That’s so cool, you look great on the red carpet!

  31. I’m so glad I got to meet you on this past trip. You’re so sweet. I hope you were able to rest when you got home. I love your coverage and think it’s cool that you also have a Tina Fey photo bombing photo.

  32. OMG how awesome is that? I bet you had a great time, congrats on getting to go :)

  33. What an awesome experience. It looks like a blast and our family can’t wait for this movie to come out.

  34. This is awesome! It looks like you had an amazing time! I’m a bit jealous too ;)

  35. What an amazing experience. I love the El Captian Theatre! It was hard to go back to our regular old theatre after being there!

  36. I loved this movie. It looks like you had a great time!

  37. This looks so awesomely cool to me. And I love that you got to meet up with so many other bloggers!

  38. Eliz Frank says:

    What a wonderful event to attend… I love the photos and the energy of the evening. Lucky you!

  39. How freaking cool! My kids can’t wait to see the new Muppets movie!!

  40. What a great event!!! Love that you got to walk the red carpet and hang out with the old geezers!

  41. What a fun event. I can only imagine how awesome it was

  42. What an excellent opportunity. I bet you had a blast!

  43. That would be so incredible to be up in the balcony with the cranky Muppets! I hope to make it to a screening some day.

  44. I love that THe Muppets made it to the red carpet too. So much fun!

  45. This post just keeps on putting a smile on my face. I am not really that a fond of The Muppets, but I like the fact that they even put the effort to come and show up in the red carpet! :)

  46. I Envy you that you have that kind of experience. I never been in a red carpet ceremony.

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