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Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Meeting Disney Characters is a much loved part of any visit to Walt Disney World, and while its easy to meet Disney Pals in the theme parks, it can be a little more tricky in the hotels, but you can still do it, read on how!

How and Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Guests of all ages visiting Walt Disney World, are filled with wonder and joy when they first meet Mickey Mouse, hug Pluto or encounter Chip and Dale enjoying a hoedown. And these character interactions don’t just happen inside our theme parks, there are also awesome ways to play along with some of your favorite characters at the Disney Resort hotels.

How and Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Dine with Popular Pals

A Disney Parks classic, you can enjoy Character Dining experiences across several Disney Resort hotels are great fun for the whole family.

At Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, visit Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White … and even visit The Queen, if you dare.

Dive into a bountiful buffet while meeting Mickey Mouse and his best pals at Chef Mickey’s inside Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

Start the day off right with breakfast at Cape May Cafe at Disney’s Beach Club Resort to see Minnie Mouse and her friends.

At Disney’s Riviera Resort, enjoy Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends when you dine at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera.

How and Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Enjoy a Surprise Moment with your Favorite Friends

Some of the best character interactions is when you are simply walking around a Disney Resort hotel and suddenly see a Disney Character rounding the corner to say hi!

While enjoying a stroll around the hotels, be on the lookout for surprise appearances from Disney pals out on an adventure. Have your camera and autograph books ready – you never know when you might run into a special friend!

Join in with Chip 'n' Dale's Campfire Sing-A-Long

Join In Chip 'n' Dale's Free Campfire Sing-A-Long

Roast marshmallows, sing songs and share hugs with Chip 'n' Dale at Fort Wilderness Campground.

Bring your own marshmallows and sticks, or purchase a s’mores kit from the Chuckwagon Snack Bar. After you enjoy the gooey goodness, croon along to old-time favorites led by a guitar-playing cowboy, as Chip ‘n Dale visit for photos, autographs, smiles and fun.

After the cowboy sing-along, cozy up for a classic Disney movie in a theater under the stars. As night falls, the fun moves toward the giant screen, where cowpokes of all ages can delight in a favorite Disney movie shown in the fresh evening air.

Snap a Photo with Disney Character Clicks

Snap a Photo with Disney Character Clicks

Disney Character Clicks powered by AT&T 5G is a fun and complimentary new digital Disney PhotoPass experience available for a limited time in the lobbies of Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort.

Mickey Mouse & Friends, dressed in their best D100 outfits to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company, are ready to virtually pose and snap a photo with you! Use a MagicBand, Disney MagicMobile Pass or Key to the World card to unlock the experience and link your photos to your Disney account. Then, on the screen, choose your favorite characters to take a photo with, strike a pose and watch as your selected characters pose next to you – it’s like they’re really there! Afterwards, enjoy the complimentary photo downloads from your session available via the My Disney Experience app or on

How and Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Discover Larger-Than-Life Characters

When taking a stroll through Disney Resort hotels, iconic characters can’t be missed! Sometimes they’re hidden in the detailed upholstery, or in artwork like the portraits of favorite horses from Disney and Pixar films that can be found at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa.

And at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort and Disney’s All-Star Resorts, you’ll feel as if you have stepped into a whole new world with colorful themed areas. The larger-than-life characters seen all around these three resorts will delight everyone – and make great backdrops for the perfect vacation photo!

How and Where to find Characters at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

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