Disney Pixar Up Grape Soda Float – #PixarFest


One of our favorite Disney Pixar movies is Up. Our family loves to go on adventures so we loved this story of Carl on a mission with a determined Russell tagging along. Disney Pixar Up is the tenth film to be released by Pixar in 2009 so we are celebrating the film for the tenth week of Pixar Fest with this Disney Pixar Up Grape Soda Float.

Disney Pixar Up Grape Soda Float with Party Straw

Find the recipe and free printable Disney Pixar Up decorative straws below.

Disney Pixar Up Inspired Food on Main Street U.S.A.

Carl Sandwich Fried Bologna from Carnation Cafe

During Pixar Fest, you can find yummy treats and drinks inspired by your favorite Pixar films. On Main Street U.S.A. you can find several dishes that will bring forth memories of Disney Pixar Up.

  • Carl’s fried bologna sandwich at Carnation Café
  • The pork chop dinner, reminiscent of Carl’s TV dinners, with a spiced apple pork chop, cornbread, peas and carrots, and a chocolate cake dessert at Carnation Café
  • Specialty Éclair at Jolly Holiday Bakery Café
  • Frozen “Grape Soda” slush at Cappo Cart

Disney Pixar Up in Pixar Play Parade

Pixar Play Parade Up movie float

Wilderness Explorer Russell appears astride the colorful flightless bird, Kevin while Carl Fredricksen and Dug follow behind with Carl’s tethered house floating above in the Pixar Play Parade at Disneyland. You will not want to miss this beautifully colored larger than life float.

Disney Pixar Up in Together Forever Nighttime Spectacular


Several objects have flown above Sleeping Beauty Castle in past nighttime spectaculars, and the largest one ever is in “Together Forever” – Carl Fredricksen’s House from Disney Pixar’s film, Up. This is one sight I want to see at Pixar Fest. I bet it is gorgeous and lights up the sky.

Disney Pixar Up Decorative Straws

To give our Grape Soda Float an extra Up flare, we created this balloon straws. You can download the free printable below and cut them out with a 2″ hole punch. I actually cut around the balloons instead of using the circle but do whatever is easiest for you. I recommend printing on cardstock.

click the image to download decorative straw toppers

You could print on blue cardstock to look like a sky background or go with white. I used blue striped straws and white paper for my Pixar Up party straws. Once you get the balloons cut out, use a small dab of glue to attach to your paper straws.

Disney Pixar Up party straws

Disney Pixar Up is famous for balloons and grape soda. The cute little grape soda pin is significant to Carl in the film so to celebrate at home we made this grape soda float, which is perfect for the summer.

Disney Pixar Up Grape Soda Float

pour grape soda over vanilla ice cream

Add your favorite vanilla ice cream and pour grape soda over it. Yum! 

Are you a grape soda fan?

grape soda ice cream float

To keep the Disney Pixar Up fun going, check out these balloon cakepops from Christy’s Cozy Corners and Disney Pixar Up Ellie Disney Bound styles from They Call Me T.

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Disney Pixar Up Grape Soda Ice Cream Float

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