I made a mistake. Not words that many in Disney bloggerdom ever use, right? Well, I goofed up the Character Palooza schedule for the remainder of August. I had it correct for the days when Fantasmic! is shown at 8:30 and 10:00pm in September, but blew it today and the rest of August. At least my error was to get people to show up too early and hang out and chat with me.
I’ve updated the August Crowd Calendar with the correct time for the remainder of August.
People tell me they can’t find my Character Palooza information, but I’m not sure I could make it any easier. It’s under Characters at the TOP of the page. It has a large photo with “Take Advantage of Character Palooza” on the top slides and it’s on the LEFT bar with Character Palooza and scroll down some and you’ll see it again. You could even use one of the two search features to find it, or just click this Character Palooza link.
Here’s a few photos from today’s Character Palooza at Hollywood Studios. My son got to join in for some silly face, Olaf bombing fun. Click on a pic for a larger image.
How to take part in Character Palooza at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
One of the best character surprises is often referred to as Character Palooza (Characterpalooza), Pop-up Surprise or the Fantasmic! meet. Because it is an unpublished meet, there is usually a short wait for some great and often rare characters. This meet takes place out doors and can be canceled with the threat of inclement weather.
Where does Character Palooza take place?
It’s on New York Street in the Streets of America in Disney’s Hollywood Studios backlot. It’s could also be found in front of Lights, Motors, Action
When will Character Palooza occur during my trip?
Update: I removed the dates and I’ve added links to my Crowd Calendars that include the actual times, so I don’t have to answer the same questions repeatedly.
NOTE: There is NO Character Palooza on any Star Wars Weekends dates!!!
What characters should I hope to meet?
Here’s some of the characters that we’ve met over the years (which characters appear on a given day will always be a surprise, there’s no way of knowing what characters will appear in advance. If there are multiple appearances scheduled in a single day, you may see the same characters at each appearance.
Chip n Dale
Green Army Man
Queen Grimhilde (Snow Queen / Evil Queen)
Queen of Hearts
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
Do the characters sign autographs?
If they are capable of signing autographs, they will sign for you.
When there’s 2 or more times listed, do the same characters appear?
I would say it’s usually the same or similar sets.