You usually don’t have to go far before you run into one of your favorite Disney ® characters at Walt Disney World ®. Classic characters typically roam all four parks on any given day but if you want to make sure you get a chance to pose with and get an autograph from your favorite one here are the top Disney ® character meet-and-greet spots:
Epcot ®: Character Spot – Located near the Innoventions West exhibit space, this brightly colored, animation-style meet-and-greet spot lets guests meet, pose, snap a picture with, shake hands with, hug and get autographs from some of Disney’s ® most beloved characters including Mickey Mouse, Pluto, Goofy, Donald Duck, Chip ‘n’ Dale and more. The Epcot ® Character Spot is open throughout the day so your kids can meet their favorite character anytime during your visit.
Animal Kingdom ®: Camp Minnie-Mickey Greeting Trails – On this adventurous meet-and-greet, guests will have to walk the trails of Animal Kingdom ® to find where Minnie, Mickey and their friends are waiting for you. There is a path along the Camp Minnie-Mickey Greeting trail for each Disney ® character. All you have to do is decide which character you want to meet and follow the trail that leads to them. Once there take a photo or ask them for an autograph and they’ll happily oblige. Some of the Disney ® characters on the Camp Minnie-Mickey Greeting Trails are Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Pochahontas, Timon, Baloo and more.
Hollywood Studios ®: Animation Courtyard – This area is bustling with interactive fun including meeting some of Disney’s ® most famous characters like Sorcerer Mickey and the newer characters from Disney ® and Pixar’s latest animated films. Also, Buzz Lightyear and Woody are always waiting to meet guest across from Toy Story Mania! Between these two area will also be the home to the new attraction, The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow, where you’ll see if you have what it takes to become part of Captain Jack Sparrow’s crew (Side note: Johnny Depp filmed some sequences for this adventure.)
Magic Kingdom ®: Pete's Sideshow – Disney’s ® newest meet-and-greet attraction, Pete’s Sideshow inside the new Storybook Circus in Fantasyland offers side-by-side-by-side-by-side character meet-and-greets with your favorite Disney ® characters as members of the traveling circus. Guests can pose for photos with Minnie Mouse as the Parisian poodle trainer Minnie Magnifique; Daisy Duck, who plays the part of Madame Daisy Fortuna, a mysterious gypsy fortuneteller; Goofy as The Great Goofini, circus stuntman extraordinaire and Donald Duck as The Astounding Donaldo, the snake charmer.
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