Walt Disney World announces upcoming return of character meet-and-greets

Disney Princess Castle

Mickey and Minnie Mouse, as well as various princesses, will be available for 'individualized time' with guests

 Disney Princesses

Just in time for the much anticipated 50th anniversary Disney World Resort Orlando is making its way back to normal operations.


On Tuesday, Disney issued an online statement that some of guests favorite experiences are returning to Walt Disney World Orlando this autumn.


 Let the magic begin

“Let the Magic Begin” on the Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage (Disney)

Guest can enjoy character meet-and-greets where they take photos with popular characters like Mickey Mouse and Elsa. Wedsday’s release stated that 50,000 cast members will return to work.

Guests who arrive early at the park can start their day with “Let the Magic Begin Welcome Shoe” on the Cinderella Forecourt Stage, where guests are greeted by Mickey and various Disney Princesses.

 Disney World Main Street


Main Street U.S.A welcomes back it’s ragtime piano player. There’s more live music and dancing at EPCOT including the Canadian Alberta Band.


Take a look below at the dates of some of the entertainment returning real soon.

 Disney World Indiana Jones

“Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular” returning Dec. 19 to Disney's Hollywood Studios (Disney Parks Blog)

Next week: Music returns to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Asia with Chakranadi, and in the streets of Harambe in Africa with Kora Tinga Tinga .

Oct. 14: Yeehaw Bob returns to rock the Roost with his wacky piano playing and singing at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside.

Early Nov.: Tam Tam Drummers return to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Nov. 7: “Disney Movie Magic” returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios with new scenes featuring Disney’s epic adventure, “Mulan.”

Dec. 19: The cast and crew of “Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular” bring back all the comedy and thrills of the action-packed show.