Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Orlando Hosts Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest Dec 9, 2017

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display and will host a look-alike contest to celebrate on December 9, 2017.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! purchased the gown Marilyn Monroe wore to serenade President John F Kennedy at his birthday celebration in 1962 – they paid $4.8 million – the most anyone has for a dress being sold at auction.

On December 9, the Marilyn Monroe look-alike contest will start at 6pm with a $500 cash prize. If you’re interested in participating. visit ripleys.com/orlando for the entry form.

Following the contest, stay for a showing of Monroe’s classic film, “Some Like It Hot,” at 8pm.

The dress is on display at the Orlando Odditorium for a limited run through the holidays.

Admission to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando is $16.99 for adults and $11.99 for kids age 3-11.

[Image courtesy Ripley’s Believe It or Not!]


About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.

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