The former Innoventions West location that was home to select character meet and greets closed last week at EPCOT. Disney has relocated many of the characters to various spots around the park. We stopped by to check out to see what’s new. Our first encounter… Read More »Mickey Mouse, other characters find new homes in EPCOT
With EPCOT preparing to totally remake its Future World area and the old Communicore building that used to hold the EPCOT Character Spot slated for demolition, the popular photo opportunity has found a new home. For now, the new Character Spot is in the building… Read More »EPCOT Character Spot moves
If you want some advice on what to wear for your super suit, head to Pixar Pier were the designer to super hero celebrities will be available for photos and autographs. The meet and greet will open just in time opening of Pixar’s “Incredibles 2”… Read More »Edna Mode to Grace Guests with her presence at Disneyland and Walt Disney World
Last week we were introduced to the three new character greetings added to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse rolled out the red carpet for park guests in a shared meet and greet across from Sci-fi Dine-In, while Olaf pulled up his beach… Read More »Character greetings walk-through at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Mickey, Minnie, and Olaf
Since Disney’s Frozen started dominating the box office in 2013, there’s been a steady stream of guests asking where they an get their photo taken with Anna & Elsa in the parks, then right after that, they want to know where they can see Olaf,… Read More »Disney’s Hollywood Studios welcomes Olaf, Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse to new homes
When we saw the amazing walk-around characters of Joy and Sadness at the world premiere of Pixar’s “Inside Out” last year, I think everyone assumed the pair would shortly arrive at Disneyland and Walt Disney World to meet and greet their fans in a photo… Read More »EPCOT gets emotional when Joy and Sadness moves into newly expanded Character Spot
One of the cool new additions to the Darth’s Mall photo opportunity section at the 2013 Star Wars Weekends is this huge model of the Rancor that Luke Skywalker fought in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. Here’s a fun timelapse video of… Read More »Star Wars Weekends Rancor Photo-Op Assembly Timelapse Video
The load and unload procedure for the new twin Dumbo the Flying Elephant spinners is an exercise in cast member efficiency. However, one family trying to get that perfect family photo can slow things down considerably. That’s why a stand-alone Dumbo was added as a photo op at the old Dumbo location and why it’s back and a center piece of the new attraction in Storybook circus.
The prop itself is under a nice shaded area, but there is plenty light during the day to get a good photo and lights above to illuminate the space at night. A set of stairs have been installed behind the ride vehicle to make climbing in and out of the car easier.
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