Virtual Selfies With Mickey Mouse Coming Soon!

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Disney World’s 50th anniversary will begin on October 1, 2021, and to celebrate, Disney is working on bringing magic to all areas of The Most Magical Place on Earth. Cinderella Castle is being given a facelift, Mickey and Minnie have shown off their celebration outfits, and there will even be a new ride at EPCOT — Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure!

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Today, Disney announced another special offering that will be available to Guests when they visit Disney World for its 50th Anniversary celebration. Disney will be partnering with Snapchat to give visitors a special photo opportunity while visiting the theme parks and using the Snapchat app.

Disney Parks Blog shared:

It all starts with new ways to meet up with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at the resort, with Snapchat Lenses starring your favorite duo. Mickey and Minnie will be right beside you in Snapchat with their playful expressions and gestures. They can even give you a hug!

The Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Lenses will be available in the Snapchat app* only at Walt Disney World Resort, but to celebrate the launch – and other special experiences to come! – you can try them at home, anywhere in the U.S., until June 3.

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This new team-up with Snapchat will allow Guests to snap an adorable selfie with Mickey and Minnie, who will be hugging you and posing with their brightest smiles! Disney PhotoPass shared the details:

#DisneyPhotoPass is teaming up with Snapchat to bring you new ways to add a little pixie dust to your Disney memories! Snap the perfect selfie with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse with new interactive Lenses at @waltdisneyworld – and try it at home for the next two weeks. ✨Share a wave with Minnie Mouse, get a hug from Mickey Mouse and even rock your own ear hat.

Plus, we have even more magic in store for the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary this fall! Check out the Disney Parks Blog (link in bio) for a sneak peek. #DisneyWorld50

Disney Parks Blog shared the exciting news about the way you can see a Cinderella Castle transformation come to life using the My Disney Experience app and new Disney PhotoPass Snapchat lenses:

To mark the occasion, Disney PhotoPass Service is working with Snap to virtually transform Cinderella Castle. With the My Disney Experience app, you’ll be able to place your favorite image captured by Disney PhotoPass photographers on the iconic castle with augmented reality. Look through your camera lens in the app and you’ll see a beautiful mosaic of special moments shared by our guests to celebrate the 50th. The best part is, you can share your memory with your friends and family, and the next time you return during the 18-month 50th Celebration, your photo will be there waiting for you! 

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Disney also shared a small teaser for some exciting PhotoPass opportunities for Guests to celebrate the monumental anniversary.

There will be even more to discover in the My Disney Experience app this fall – including special Disney PhotoPass Lenses you can use right from the app, powered by Snap’s camera technology. You’ll be able to take selfies with your favorite Disney characters, experience unique Walt Disney World moments, and even make some magic of your very own with augmented reality! There will be more news to share ahead of the 50th anniversary, so stay tuned.

Disney and Snapchat announced that the special Minnie and Mickey Snapchat feature will be available to everyone until June 3. After that, the special features will only be available at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary celebration will run from October 1, 2021, and will last an incredible 18 months through spring 2023.

Are you excited to use the new Snapchat Disney filter? Let us know in the comments!

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