Category Archives: Meet and Greet

DinoLand Meet & Greet

Since the closing of Camp Minnie-Mickey in 2014 to make room for Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the lack of character meet-and-greets for guests has been apparent. That’s all about to change thanks to a new storyline featuring our favorite duck. According to Mark Renfrow, show director with Disney Parks Live Entertainment, “Donald just found out that he’s a descendant of dinosaurs. He’s thrilled!”

2017 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Character Locations

Re-Post! **Information below is, of course, subject to change On Friday, August 25th, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicked off at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.  One of the biggest draws to the party is meeting characters that you normally don’t get to see on an average day at the park. The park map that is given out for the party shows the location of each meet and greet, but doesn

Meet The Collector at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Coming to Disney California Adventure Park May 27

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Erin Glover We’ve already introduced you to Rocket and his pals, the Guardians of the Galaxy, who are all coming to Disney California Adventure park this summer when Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! opens May 27. In this rocking new attraction, Rocket enlists your help to free his friends from the grip of the mysterious Taneleer Tivan (aka The Collector),

Disney Seeks New Patent For Soft Robots Playing Characters

Written by Paul Brinkmann and posted on the OrlandoSentinel.com Soft-body robots could someday be roaming Disney theme parks, playing animated, humanoid movie characters and interacting with visitors. A new patent application by the entertainment giant doesn’t name specific characters, but it describes “designing a robot that will move and physically interact like an animated character.” A prototype sketch

BB-8 To Greet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Spring

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have more Star Wars fun to look forward to this spring when BB-8, the loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, begins character greetings at the park’s Star Wars Launch Bay. BB-8 will appear in addition to Kylo Ren and Chewbacca, two characters f

New Character Meet and Greets With Olaf, Mickey and Minnie Coming Hollywood Studios This Spring!

Starting this Spring guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be able to meet Olaf* at his new meet and greet at the Echo Lake district’s the all-new Celebrity Spotlight location. The all-new Celebrity Spotlight will give guests a chance to chill on the beach and get warm hugs from Olaf. Also coming to Hollywood Studios this spring is the new “Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams” near the S

Prepare To Encounter Star Wars Villain Kylo Ren At Disney Parks

From Shawn Slater on the Disney Parks Blog. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become a global phenomenon, and soon guests at Disney Parks will be able to interact with one of the film’s most intriguing new characters, Kylo Ren. Every day at Disney Parks, you can step into exciting Star Wars experiences such as Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, “Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple” and Star Wars Launch Bay,