How Fans Really Feel About Disney Character Meet and Greets Returning

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This afternoon, we reported that both Princess Fairytale Hall and Town Square Theater will reopen at Magic Kingdom as Disney Princesses and Mickey Mouse return for meet and greets. And at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Guests will also soon find Minnie Mouse at Red Carpet Dreams and the stars of Disney Junior in Animation Courtyard!

Though Guests won’t be able to hug Disney characters or get their autographs, you will be able to have individualized time with select Disney characters, which is something many Guests have missed over this past year.

With all of this being said, how do Guests feel about the modifications coming to Walt Disney World character meet and greets?

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FOr starters, many fans are excited to finally see character meet and greets return to Walt Disney World. Inside the Magic Facebook follower, Becca M., said:


And Kaitlyn C. expressed:

so happy about this!

Others, however, feel that this was well overdue. In fact, Nathan T. feels that “it’s about time” Disney World made this change, writing:

Wow it took them long enough Dollywood has already put the characters back out since opening up for the season

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This is something that another ITM Fan, Chris, echoed:

Yet, out here in California, Knott’s Berry Farm is getting character meet and greets back to normal. Disney seems to be constantly behind them these days.

Eric K. is considered with how children will feel about this new process, writing:

Someone tell me how you tell a toddler they can’t hug their favorite Disney friend

And Carol S. says they will wait until character meet and greets are back fully before seeing Mickey and friends again:

I’ll wait!!

Even though many fans feel that this is long overdue, the excitement that many are expressing is so magical. We cannot wait to visit Mickey in Town Square Theater, Minnie at Red Carpet Dreams, Disney Junior characters at Animation Courtyard, and the Disney Princesses at Princess Fairytale Hall.

More Entertainment Returning to Disney World

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In regards to other offerings returning to the theme parks, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is bringing back Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular and Disney’s Animal Kingdom is bringing back the Tam Tam Drummers and the music of Chakranadi and Kora Tinga Tinga.

EPCOT is also binging back more entertainment offerings, which you can read more about here.

More on Mickey at Town Square Theater

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The official Disney World website describes this experience as:

Mickey Mouse is in his rehearsal room, ready to meet his biggest fans. Discover props and posters from Mickey’s magical career in the theater and maybe even spot a disappearing dove or a rabbit coming out of a hat. The greatest magic of all happens when you get a hug from Mickey Mouse himself.

More on Disney Princess Fairytale Hall

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The official Disney World website describes this experience as:

Enjoy a dazzling encounter with Cinderella and Elena in an enchanting royal setting.

Everyone gets the royal treatment as Cinderella encourages one and all to be kind—and always believe in your dreams.

As Elena readies herself to rule the enchanted kingdom of Avalor, she creates her own heroine’s journey—and it includes a visit with her fellow Princesses—and you!

How do you feel about character meet and greets returning to Walt Disney World? Let us know in the comments below.

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