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Disney World Introduces New And Old Characters, Allows Hugs Again
Be prepared to be entertained by new characters at Walt Disney World this summer. The theme park announced a list of new and returning characters including from the hit film Encanto.
As the world gets back to normal, Disney World is bringing back live entertainment. Visitors will also be able to hug the characters again like they were able to pre-pandemic. Adults, children, and families can enjoy the new additions this summer.
Keep reading to find out the dates and locations you can find the new characters.
Magic Kingdom Park
Mirabel from Encanto will make her grand debut on June 26th at Magic Kingdom Park. She will also be a part of the Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade, which makes its way through the park multiple times per day.
The cavalcade features almost 30 Disney and Pixar characters including Nick and Judy from Zootopia, Baloo and King Louie from The Jungle Book, The Incredibles, Moana, and more.
Minnie Mouse will be in Town Square Theater at Magic Kingdom Park starting on July 6th. The character will be joining Mickey Mouse and available to take photos with visitors. They’ll both be wearing EARidescent fashions as a part of the theme park’s 50th Anniversary.
Peter Pan and Snow White will return to Magic Kingdom Park on July 10th.
Aladdin, Jasmine, Merida, Pooh, Tigger and more will return to the Magic Kingdom Park in the next few months.
On July 17th, Star Wars Launch Bay will return. There will be a celebration featuring Chewbacca, Darth Vader, BB-8, and more.
Character meet and greets will be rolled out in phases over the next few months.