Tampa Bay Bucs' Gronkowski makes good on 'going to Disney World' promise day after Super Bowl win

By

comment
He said he'd do it, and he did it. Wait, what are you talking about? Because we're referring to the Gronk's post-Super Bowl trip to Walt Disney World on Monday.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski looked straight into the camera alongside Tom Brady, after their team's Super Bowl win on Sunday night, and giddily shouted, "We're going to Disney World!" for a Disney ad.



The duo joined a long line of Super Bowl MVPs — going back to Phil Simms following the New York Giants' Super Bowl win in 1987 — participating in what's become a unique and long-lasting marketing campaign.

While Brady hasn't penciled in his promised trip to the Orlando theme park yet, the ever-eager Gronkowski — Gronk Spike innovator, WWE wrestler, and son of the very focused Gordy Gronkowski — barnstormed the park the very next day.
PHOTO COURTESY DISNEY PARKS BLOG
  • Photo courtesy Disney Parks Blog
From the looks of a series of positively ebullient photos published by the Disney Parks blog, Gronkowski pretty much squeezed every drop of joy he could out of it.



Lightsabers, teaching Mickey and Minnie the Gronk Spike, a twirl on Big Thunder Mountain, a video for TikTok, wearing a mask like a civilized park guest — all checked off the list.

The traditional parade down Main Street USA didn't happen due to safety concerns around the pandemic, but in the evening Cinderella's Castle was illuminated in red to mark the Buccaneers' win.
PHOTO COURTESY DISNEY PARKS BLOG
  • Photo courtesy Disney Parks Blog


Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly newsletters, and consider supporting this free publication. Our small but mighty team is working tirelessly to bring you Central Florida news, and every little bit helps.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.