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Fan-Favorite Disney Meet & Greet to Return this Summer!

Character meet and greets are making a comeback at Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts. Here’s the latest addition we can expect this Summer.

Move over “character sightings“! Almost gone are the COVID days of staying six feet away from beloved Disney characters. The ropes are coming down as Disney recently revealed that as of April 18, 2022, we will once again be able to hug, high-five, and ask for autographs from favorite Disney characters throughout its Parks and Resorts.

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While the most iconic spot to meet Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World is likely the Town Square Theater on Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom Park, the second favorite of ours is the perfect place to meet BOTH Mickey and Minnie together.

If you can’t wait to give a big squeeze to Mickey Mouse and the sweet Minnie Mouse, well, it’s time to plan a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

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Not only are Animal Kingdom Park experiences such as Tumble Monkeys, iconic Flying Birds, and Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond returning for the Disney Park Guest experience soon, but Disney has announced Mickey and Minnie will once again welcome travelers at Adventurers Outpost.

Mickey and Minnie’s character meet and greet at Adventurers Outpost is located in the Discovery Island portion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, near the exit of the “It’s Tough to be a Bug!” attraction. Disney describes the meet and greet as:

“Join the globetrotting couple as they prepare themselves for their next grand expedition. Peruse exotic mementos they’ve collected on their trips around the world before posing for a postcard-perfect picture with the pair. After all their travels, Mickey and Minnie learned one thing—it really is a small world after all.”

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Both Mickey and Minnie wear their adventurers’ outfits which always makes for memorable photos while visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Take note that while Disney has yet to make any announcements, we suspect Mickey and Minnie at Adventurers Outpost will likely become part of the Disney Genie+ purchase option as Mickey at Town Square Theater is already part of the Genie+ attraction lineup.

About Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.