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INTERCOT > Info Central > Finding The Characters

Where Do I Find My Favorite Characters?


Finding Characters | Meet & Greet Locations | Retired Characters


Finding Characters

Characters can be found throughout the Walt Disney World Resort at permanent Meet & Greet attractions, at Character Meals, and other various locations around the theme parks.  Guests wishing to seek out a specific Character during their trip are encouraged to check with Guest Relations at the park, the day-of for assistance. 

Characters can vary daily and locations are subject to change. The following list is a general guideline of the various characters that may be seen throughout the parks and their locations:

Legend
= The listed Character can often be found at this location.
= Can occasionally be found at this location.
= Can only be found at this location during a Character Meal.
= Can only be found at this location during Halloween Party.
= Can only be found at this location during Christmas Party.
= Can only be found during Star Wars Weekends.
= Can only be found at this location during Race Events. 

7 Dwarfs
Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

Aladdin
Morocco at Epcot's World Showcase
Magic Carpets of Aladdin Ride in Adventureland

Alice
Near Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom
United Kingdom at Epcot's World Showcase
1900 Park Fare Breakfast
At the entrance of the Alice's Candy Trail at Magic Kingdom

Apu
Near the Magic Carpets at Magic Kingdom

Ariel (Little Mermaid)
Ariel's Grotto in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom
Fairytale Pavilion at Magic Kingdom
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Epcot

Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Epcot
Fairytale Pavilion at Magic Kingdom
Cinderella's Royal Table Breakfast in the Castle

Baloo
The Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
On the path from Africa to Asia at Animal Kingdom

Beast
France Pavilion at Epcot

Belle
Cinderella's Royal Table at Magic Kingdom
France Pavilion at Epcot
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Norway – Epcot
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Bert
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
1900 Park Fare at the Grand Floridian Resort

Big Al
American Adventure at Epcot

Br'er Bear 

Camp Minnie-Mickey at the Animal Kingdom  
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom

 

Br'er Rabbit
Camp Minnie-Mickey at the Animal Kingdom  
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom

Buzzlightyear
Starcommand Area in Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom
Picture Shootin' Corral in Pixar Place at Hollywood Studios

Bullseye 
Diamond Horseshoe Saloon at Magic Kingdom

Captain Hook
Across from Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom
By the Main Street Train Station “the teardrop” at Magic Kingdom 
Magic of Animation building

Prince Caspian
Journey into Narnia at Hollywood Studios 

Chewbacca 
At Hollywood Studios


Chip 'n' Dale
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
Town Square at Magic Kingdom
Near Innoventions West at Epcot
Garden Grill at the Land Pavilion at Epcot
American Adventure at Epcot
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Along Race Route in Magic Kingdom

 

Cinderella
Cinderella's Royal Table in the Castle at Magic Kingdom
Fairytale Pavilion at Magic Kingdom
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Epcot
Cinderella's Gala Feast - Grand Floridian's 1900 Park Fare

Cruella DeVille
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

Daisy Duck
Camp Minnie-Mickey at Animal Kingdom 
Donald's Tusker House Breakfast in Animal Kingdom's Dinoland
Town Square at Magic Kingdom 

Darth Vader
At Hollywood Studios


Donald Duck
Camp Minnie-Mickey at Animal Kingdom
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom 
Character Spot at Epcot
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Resort
Donald's Tusker House Breakfast in Animal Kingdom
Frontierland at Magic Kingdom
Cape May Café for breakfast 

Mexico at Epcot's World Showcase (as 3 Caballeros Donald)

Dopey
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Dug
The Magic of Animation Building at Hollywood Studios

Eeyore
Crystal Palace at the Magic Kingdom  
Pooh’s Playful Spot at Magic Kingdom
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
United Kingdom at Epcot's World Showcase
Discovery Island Boat Landing at Animal Kingdom

Elastigirl
Magic of Disney Animation at Hollywood Studios

 

Esmerelda 

Along Race Route in Epcot

Ewoks 
At Hollywood Studios


Fairy Godmother
Near Cinderella's Fountain in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

Cinderella's Gala Feast - Grand Floridian's 1900 Park Fare

Flik
On the path from Africa to Asia at Animal Kingdom

Frollo
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

Frozone
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Genie
Morocco at Epcot's World Showcase

Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Magic Carpets of Aladdin Ride at Magic Kingdom
Near Toon Town train Station “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Geppetto
Town Square at Magic Kingdom  
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Gideon
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase  
By the Toon Town Train Station “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Goofy
Town Square at Magic Kingdom
Character Connection at Epcot 
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club Resort
Camp Minnie-Mickey at Animal Kingdom
Near the entrance to Dino-land at Animal Kingdom

Governor Radcliff
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Green Army Men
Pixar Area near Mid-way Mania

Handy Manny
Outside of Playhouse Disney at Hollywood Studios

Indiana Jones and Marion
Appear for meet n greet after Indiana Jones stunt show

J. Worthington Foulfellow
The Magic of Animation building  
By the Toon Town Railroad Station “Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Jafar 
Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

Jane 
Adventureland at Magic Kingdom

Jasmine
Morocco at Epcot's World Showcase
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Norway - Epcot
Fairytale Pavillion at Magic Kingdom
Magic Carpets of Aladdin at Magic Kingdom

Jessie
Diamond Horseshoe Saloon at Magic Kingdom

Jiminy Cricket
Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Animal Kingdom

JoJo and Goliath
Play and Dine at Hollywood & Vine At Hollywood Studios

 

John Smith 
At Magic Kingdom

Along Race Route in Magic Kingdom

 

King Louie
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
On a path from Africa to Asia at Animal Kingdom
Adventureland at Magic Kingdom
Near Toon Town Train Station “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Lady Tremaine, Anastasia, and Drizella
1900 Park Fare at Grand Floridian Resort
Fairytale Garden in Magic Kingdom

Lightning McQueen & Mater 
Luigi’s Garage Area at Hollywood Studios

Lilo
'Ohana Character Breakfast

Advenutreland Veranda at Magic Kingdom
Near Island Mercantile at Animal Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Little Einsteins 
Outside of Playhouse Disney at Hollywood Studios
Play and Dine at Hollywood & Vine At Hollywood Studios

Liverlips
American Adventure at Epcot

Mad Hatter
Near Mad Tea Party at Magic Kingdom
1900 Park Fare at Grand Floridian Resort
At beginning of Alice's candy trail

Malficent
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

Marie
France Pavilion at Epcot 

Near Toon Town Train Station The Teardrop at Magic Kingdom
American Adventure at Epcot’s World Showcase

Mary Poppins
United Kingdom at Epcot's World Showcase

The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Cinderella's Golden Carrousel at Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland
Cinderella's Royal Table Breakfast - Castle at Magic Kingdom
1900 Park Fare at the Grand Floridian Resort

Max
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Toon Town Train Station “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Meeko
The Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Mickey Mouse
The Judge's Tent at Magic Kingdom
Camp Minnie-Mickey at Animal Kingdom
Tusker House Breakfast at Animal Kingdom's Dinoland (as Safari Mickey)
Sorcerer Hat at MGM
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase
Character Spot at Epcot
Garden Grill Restaurant Epcot's Land Pavilion (as Farmer Mickey)
Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Resort (as Chef Mickey)
'Ohana's Character Breakfast at the Polynesian Resort
Magic of Animation Building at Hollywood Studios (as Sorcerer Mickey)

Mike Wakowski
Scarefloor Area in the Streets of America at Hollywood Studios

Minnie Mouse
Minnie’s House in Toon Town at Magic Kingdom

Camp Minnie-Mickey at Animal Kingdom
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
Character Spot at Epcot
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Resort
Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club Resort

Mr. Fredrickson
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Mr. Incredible
The Magic of Disney Animation at Hollywood Studios

Mr. Penguin
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Near Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase 

Mr. Smee
Across from Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Magic Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom 

Mulan 
China at Epcot's World Showcase

The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Princess Storybook Breakfast at Epcot's World Showcase – Norway

Peter Pan
Near Tinker Bell's Fairy Treasures in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

Piglet
United Kingdom at Epcot's World Showcase
Discovery Island Boat Landing at Animal Kingdom

Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom
Pooh’s Playful Spot at Magic Kingdom

Pinocchio
Town Square at Magic Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Pluto
Epcot Character Spot

Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios
Donald's Tusker House Breakfast at Animal Kingdom's Dinoland
Camp Minnie Mickey at Animal Kingdom
American Adventure at Epcot's World Showcase
Garden Grill Restaurant at Epcot's The Land Pavilion
Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Resort
Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club Resort
Near entrance to Dino-Land at Animal Kingdom

Pocahontas
Rafiki's Planet Watch at Animal Kingdom
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
Princess Storybook Breakfast at Epcot's World Showcase - Norway
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Power Rangers
Plaza area in Streets of America at Hollywood Studios

Prince Caspian
Journey into Narnia Meet & Greet

 

Prince Charming
Cinderella's Royal Table at Magic Kingdom
Cinderella's Gala Feast at the Grand Floridian's 1900 Park Fare
Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

 

Prince Eric

Along Race Route in Magic Kingdom

 

Prince John
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

 

Quasimodo 

Along Race Route in Epcot

Queen of Hearts
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

At the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

At  the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom (during regular hours)
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Rafiki 
Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Animal Kingdom
Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
Advenutreland at Magic Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom 

Remy 
Chefs de France in Epcot's World Showcase (this is a life-size interactive character)

 

Robin Hood

Along Race Route in Magic Kingdom

Russell
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Scrooge McDuck
Donald’s Tree Lot in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

Sheriff of Nottingham
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Snow Queen
Cinderella Castle Forecourt at Magic Kingdom

The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Snow White
Germany at Epcot's World Showcase
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall - Norway – Epcot
Town Square at Magic Kingdom
Cinderella's Royal Table at Magic Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Stitch
'Ohana Character Breakfast 

Near Island Mercantile at Animal Kingdom

Advenutreland Veranda at Magic Kingdom

The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Sully
Scarefloor Area in the Streets of America at Hollywood Studios

Suzy & Perla
Cinderella's Gala Feast at the Grand Floridian's 1900 Park Fare
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
By Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom

Tarzan
Advenutreland at Magic Kingdom

Terk
Path from Asia to Africa in the Animal Kingdom
The Entrance Area in Animal Kingdom
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios
Near Train Station in Toon Town “The Teardrop” at Magic Kingdom 

Tiana and Prince Naveen

Liberty Square Dock at Magic Kingdom

 

Tinkerbell and Fairy Friends
Fairytale Pavilion at Magic Kingdom

Thumper and Miss Bunny
Camp Minnie Mickey at Animal Kingdom

Tigger
United Kingdom at Epcot's World Showcase
Pooh’s Playful Spot at Magic Kingdom
Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom
Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios


Timon
The Entrance Area at Animal Kingdom
Advenutreland at Magic Kingdom

Tweedle Dum & Tweedle Dee
At the Mad Tea Party in Magic Kingdom

The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios

Wendell
American Adventure at Epcot’s World Showcase

Wendy
Near Tinker Bell's Fairy Treasures in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

 

Winnie the Pooh
United Kingdom Pavilion at Epcot

Pooh’s Playful Spot at Magic Kingdom

Discovery Island Boat Landing at Animal Kingdom

Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom

Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios

White Rabbit
At the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

At  the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom (during regular hours)
The Magic of Animation building at Hollywood Studios


Woody 
Picture Shootin' Corral in Pixar Place at Hollywood Studios
Diamond Horseshoe Saloon at Magic Kingdom

Meet & Greet Locations

Most Characters are found around the theme parks at specific Meet & Greet locations.  Some locations feature many Characters at once, intermittently re-appearing characters, or a continual rotation of Characters through-out the day.  Guests can check the Time & Events Guide at the park the day of for the operational times for most of these Meet and Greet locations.

Meet & Greet location availability is subject to change. The following list is a general guideline of the various locations that typically offer the opportunity to meet one or several characters at specific times, intermittently or continuously:

Legend

= This location features character appearances continuously.

= This location features character appearances intermittently.

= This location features character appearances at specific times.

= Only features characters during Halloween Party.

= Only features characters during  Christmas Party.

 

Magic Kingdom

 

Entrance Plaza

Town Square in Main Street

Cinderella Castle Forecourt

Near Tinkerbell's Treasures in Fantasyland

Near The Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland

Ariel's Grotto in Fantasyland

Near Cinderella's Fountain in Fantasyland

Fairytale Garden in Fantasyland

Pooh's Playful Spot in Fantasyland

The Judge's Tent in Toontown Fair

The Fairytale Pavilion in Toontown Fair

Minnie's House in Toontown Fair

Near the Train Station in Toontown Fair (The Teardrop)

Starcommand Area in Tommorowland

Near the Magic Carpets of Aladdin in Adventureland

Advenutreland Veranda in Advenutreland

Diamond Horseshoe Saloon in Frontierland

 

Epcot


Epcot Character Spot

Near Innoventions West

At United Kingdom Pavilion

At France Pavilion

At Morocco Pavilion

Snow White's Well Area in Germany Pavilion

At China Pavilion

At Mexico Pavilion


Disney's Hollywood Studios

 

Around the Sorcerer's Hat

The Magic Of Disney Animation Post-Show Area

Near Playhouse Disney in Animation Courtyard

Luigi's Garage area in the Backlot

Journey into Narnia Meet & Greet Attraction

Scarefloor Area in the Streets of America

Plaza area in Streets of America

Picture Shootin' Corral in Pixar Place


Animal Kingdom

 

Entrance Area

Camp Minnie-Mickey Greeting Trails
Discovery Island Boat Landing at Animal Kingdom

Near Island Mercantile

Dinoland U.S.A. Souvenir Photo Stand

Rafiki's Planet Watch

Path from Asia to Africa

Retired Characters

Unlike most other attractions, Characters can come and go from regular appearance.  It is very possible that some Characters you meet on your last trip may not be available on an upcoming trip. The following characters have been retired from meet and greet appearances during normal operation hours and meet and greet appearances during special events:

Abbey Mallard 
Bianca and Bernard
Big Bad Wolf
Bolt
Bo Peep 
Bowler Hat Guy
Br'er Fox 
Carnotaurus & Conniesaurus 
Chicken Little 
Christopher Robin
Clarabelle Cow 
Clara Cluck
Clarice Chipmunk
Clopin 
Darkwing Duck 
Dumbo 
Emile 
Figment 
Flounder
Friar Tuck
Gaston
Hercules 
Hewey, Duey, and Louie
Horace Horsecollar
Kanga
Kermit 
Kenai & Koda
Kida
Launchpad McQuack
Little John
Meg
Miss Piggy
Mr. Walrus
Mittens
Mushu
Nemo 
Pain and Panic
Phil
Kim Possible
Pheobous
Princess Atta 
Rabbit 
Rhino
Wilbur Robinson
Shaker
Shan Yu
Stanley 
Stromboli 
Ron Stoppable 
Three Little Pigs
Three Musketeers (Mickey/Donald/Goofy)

Although these characters are no longer appearing in regular meet and greets, please keep in mind they may still appear in parades or shows around the theme parks.



 

Last Updated 11/2009

 




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