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Universal Orlando just got a lot more despicable thanks to the new Despicable Me meet-and-greet opportunities throughout the park. Now through August 19, families can pose and dance along with such old and new Despicable Me characters like a plethora of minions, Gru, his brother Dru and other newbies from the upcoming ‘Despicable Me 3’ film.

It all kicks off at the Jail Minion Tattoo Parlor near Universal’s Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction. Guests will be able to get an up-close glimpse of the new Jail Minions from the newest movie and even receive their very own temporary Minion tattoo.

Meet and Greet times are below.

  • 9:20 AM 
  • 10:20 AM
  • 11:20 AM
  • 1:20 PM
  • 2:20 PM
  • 3:20 PM

For even more Despicable Me characters head to the KidZone area for a chance to meet Gru, Dru, new Tourist Minions and Mel. This will be your chance to not only snap photos with the characters but dance along with them to the soundtrack from Despicable Me 3.

Meet and greet times for these characters are below.

  • 11:50 AM
  • 12:50 PM
  • 1:50 PM
  •  2:50 PM
  • 4:25 PM
  •  5:40 PM

And if all of that doesn’t satisfy your need for Despicable Me head to Universal’s CityWalk June 30 - July 2 for  Despicable Me 3 weekend takeover. CityWall’s lagoon will be overrun by the Minions where they will turn everything yellow before putting on an epic dance party.

Despicable Me 3 hits theaters June 30.