Automated PhotoPass Cameras in Testing at Walt Disney World

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Fans of Walt Disney World’s PhotoPass system will want to brace themselves for some major changes. Disney World parks are testing automated PhotoPass cameras that will replace human photographers in meet and greet locations throughout the parks. Automated cameras are already in place in a number of locales, with some locations testing and others still … Continue reading "Automated PhotoPass Cameras in Testing at Walt Disney World"
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Meet Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz at Disney Parks!

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Beginning November 9, guests at Disneyland Resort will be able to meet up with Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz in Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure. The two characters will also join the list of meet-and-greets at Walt Disney World's Epcot starting November 21, the day Ralph Breaks the Internet heads into theaters. You'll find the duo in Innoventions West. And this winter, they'll also be meeting guests at the Imagination Pavilion!
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Special Character Greetings for Easter at Walt Disney World

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The Easter Bunny is now appearing at Magic Kingdom's Town Square Courtyard with Mrs. Bunny through April 1 (Easter Sunday). On March 31 and April 1, a special pre-parade will make its way down Main Street, U.S.A., that will feature Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny, Daisy, Duck, Thumper and Ms. Bunny, White Rabbit, Yellow Rabbit, Clara Cluck, Hippos, Ostriches, Dancing Chicks and the Azalea Trail Maids from Mobile, Alabama. All entertainment is subject to change without notice. Check the Times Guide or the My Disney Experience app on the day of your visit for the most up-to-date information.
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New Meet and Greet with Olaf to Debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Spring

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The all-new Celebrity Spotlight character meet and greet will open in spring 2016 in the Echo Lake district at Disney's Hollywood Studios. When this location opens, you are invited into the Celebrity Spotlight to meet lovable snowman Olaf, from the film "Frozen." Also opening this spring is "Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams," a character meet and greet that will be located just off Commissary Lane near the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant. In this new spot you can walk the red carpet to step into a scene with Minnie Mouse. Nearby, Mickey Mouse will be appearing as the Sorcerer's Apprentice from "Fantasia."
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Al’s Toy Barn Flashback

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For my part of remembering attractions that are now closed, I turn the clock back to when Toy Story’s meet and greet was located off Streets of America. The set consisted of a facade of Al’s Toy Barn, owned by bad guy, Al McWhiggin. One can only imagine the non-stop nightmares Buzz and Woddy suffered … Continue reading "Al’s Toy Barn Flashback"
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