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Disneyland Limited Time Magic – Bayou Bash characters

Disneyland Limited Time Magic Bayou Bash Feb 2013  Copyright Rich Muller
Mickey & Minnie Disneyland Limited Time Magic Bayou Bash Feb 2013 Copyright Rich Muller

The best part of having started this blog just over a year ago is all the new amazing friends I’ve met as a result of the information that I’ve been fortunate enough to share. Some friends say hello and strike up a conversation in one of the parks, some spend a couple of days touring around with me, some are cast members who are the unsung heroes of the parks and some are coming forward to provide great photos and information from around the world. EuroRob is providing us great photos from Disneyland Paris and now I’d like to introduce you to Rich Muller. Well, you can’t see Rich because he hasn’t sent me a photo of himself, just lots of great character photos from Disneyland (California). Some of the photos include his terrific son and others are shots of the characters alone.

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Mickey’s Backyard BBQ

Disney World Character Meals
1900 Park Fare – Breakfast 1900 Park Fare – Dinner Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Breakfast Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Lunch
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Dinner Cape May Café – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Lunch
Cinderella Royal Table – Dinner Chef Mickey’s – Breakfast Chef Mickey’s – Dinner Crystal Palace – Breakfast
Crystal Palace – Lunch Crystal Palace – Dinner Garden Grill – Dinner Hollywood & Vine – Breakfast
Hollywood & Vine – Lunch Mickey’s Backyard BBQ – Dinner Ohana – Breakfast Perfectly Princess Tea Party – Brunch
Pirates and Pals Fireworks – Dinner Tusker House – Breakfast Tusker House – Lunch Wonderland Tea Party – afternoon

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Mickey’s Backyard BBQ

Food/Dining Type:  American

Location:  Fort Wilderness

Meal:  Dinner

Type of service:  Buffet

Price:  Adults $55.99; Child (3-9) $36.00  Tax included.  Full payment is required at the time of booking. Cancellations with 48 hours of the event will result in full refund.

Gratuity included:  YES.

Reservations:  Required.  No seat assignments, guests are seated as they arrive.

Hours:  6:30-8:00 pm

Disney Dining Plan:  YES (2 Table Services per person)

Tables in Wonderland Discount:  YES

Characters:  Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Chip n Dale

When does it take place:  Thursdays and Saturdays (Seasonally)

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet:

Barbeque Pork Ribs
BBQ Baked Beans
Cornbreads
Corn on the Cob
Hamburgers
Hot Dogs
Macaroni and Cheese topped with Goldfish crackers
Potato Salad
Smoked Chicken
Tossed Garden Salad

DESSERTS

Watermelon
Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bars
Nestle Triple Blast
Strawberry Bars

Fruit Punch, Lemonade, Ice Tea, Beer, and Wine (Hot Cocoa in colder weather)

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Animal Kingdom characters set to appear in Halloween Costumes

Mickey, Minnie, Donald Pluto and Goofy have traditionally dressed in special costumes in Camp Minnie Mickey to celebrate Halloween in the Animal Kingdom theme park.  Mickey has dressed as the scarecrow you see above (photo taken at recent Happy Haunted 5K run), Minnie has dressed as a cowgirl, Goofy as a cowboy, Pluto wears a special pumpkin collar and Donald dons his coonskin cap that he used to wear at the Magic Kingdom.

The tradition of dressing for Halloween will continue this year in Camp Minnie Mickey.  The characters will wear these special costumes from October 28-November 3.  This mini-celebration will displace Baloo and King Louie, who will return to Stanley Falls in Africa for this week only.

Winnie the Pooh has traditionally appeared in his Super Slueth costume, Eeyore as a mummy and Tigger dresses for the occasion as well at Discovery Landing.  If you’re in Animal Kingdom next week, be sure to stop by and see these characters in their special costumes.

Epcot Character Spot temporary location

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Effective tomorrow morning, as a result of the closing of the current Character Spot for refurbishment, Sailor Donald will no longer offer regular Walt Disney World meets.  He does appear as a sailor often in training locations around Epcot, but will not offer regular meets in his sailor suit.  He will continue to meet in Mexico in his Caballero costume on a daily basis.

Goofy will relocate to the position that used to host Stitch next to Daisy on the right of the Lagacy Plaza just before Spaceship Earth.

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Mickey, Minnie and Pluto will move onto the new, temporary Epcot Character Spot.  The new location is just beyond the Fountain View ice cream shop and just before Club Cool.

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After entering the doors above, you’ll walk down a hallway where the restrooms are located and make a quick left.  The new room is immediately on the left.

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The room was closed to the public, but I was given an opportunity to enter the room.  For a temporary location, it looks quite nice with an Epcot style backdrop and there’s some short railings and greenery that will remind one of Epcot itself.   There’s a monorail, spaceship earth, Imaginations pavilion etc in the backdrop.  This photo was taken on the grand opening day.

Background for the new Epcot Character Spot

The manager I spoke with told me that one can enter from any of the 4 entrances, but the preferred one is listed here.  The only entrance that isn’t being used is the old entrance.

When the Character Spot returns from refurb, it will only offer Mickey, Minnie and Pluto.  It is said to offer Fastpass+ at that time too.
Evidently Stitch will no longer be offering scheduled meets at Epcot.  He wasn’t out today when I stopped to meet Daisy.  I asked the attendant where Stitch is located and she said, “Magic Kingdom.”  (He’s still at Hollywood Studios at the hat too).  Other character schedules around Epcot should remain the same for the time being and Aurora is now meeting in gazebo on the far right hand side of France.
Happy character finding!

Pete’s Silly Sideshow soft opening and Magic Kingdom character changes

Rumor has it that Pete’s Silly Sideshow will be open for day guests tomorrow, and be open for MNSSHP guests beginning with Thursday, October 4th’s party and continuing through the run of MNSSHP.  No word on MVMCP yet. Daisy, Minnie, Donald and Goofy will use their Disney magic and also be found in their regular MNSSHP meet locations.

As of the moment, when Pete’s Silly Sideshow opens, Guest Assistance Cards will not be accepted to bypass the line, only Make A Wish kids will be allowed to bypass the main queue.  Fastpass is not said to be offered at this time.

While the queue line is divided into male (Donald and Goofy) and female (Daisy and Minnie) characters, one will still be able to see the other characters within the room, but will only be able to meet them if they exit and re-queue for the other characters.

Pete’s tent is scheduled for open to close hours but will not be offered for Extra Magic Hours.

Minnie Mouse’s last day in Town Square Theater is said to be today, October 3rd.  Daisy will no longer meet in Town Square, Donald will no longer meet in Frontierland and Goofy will no longer meet in Adventureland after today.

Chip n Dale are scheduled to take over Donald’s spot in Frontierland tomorrow as well.  Marie took over at the flag pole on September 30.

Rundown of possible September 30th Disney World character changes

Animal Kingdom

Update:  Pooh characters remain in their place and Camp Minnie Mickey will stay at least until Fall 2013

Rumors have been that Winnie the Pooh an the Hundred Acre Wood characters will be removed from the Animal Kingodm.  This move is to provide space for some of the  characters from Camp Minnie Mickey while the new Bazaar area is being constructed.

Epcot

  • Marie will definitely move to Magic Kingom.
  • Beast has been heavily rumored to be removed from Epcot  but the date is unconfirmed (plausible)
  • Stitch  will need to move or be removed at some point to make room for construction to begin on the new Epcot Character Spot, which is right behind where these characters currently meet.

Hollywood Studios

  • Mrs. Incredible will be retired from the scheduled meet at Magic of Animation.  Mr. Incredible will then meet only with Frozone.
  • Winnie the Pooh will definitely leave the Magic of Animation in order for the area to be remodeled into Wreck-it Ralph’s new meet area.  Rumors have it that Winnie and the gang might be leaving the park, but that is unconfirmed (but highly plausible).  It is known that two character attendant positions will be cut from the next budget, so the assumption is that it is the Pooh characters that are being cut.  Stitch would make good sense to me, because he is the least popular of all the hat characters.

Magic Kingdom

  • Pete’s Silly Sideshow will begin soft openings. Daisy, Minnie, Goofy and Donald will relocate to join the circus and take on all new costumes in this brand-new indoor character meet area.
  • Marie the cat will relocate from France in Epcot to the Magic Kingdom flag pole.  She will take Daisy’s vacant spot and meet next to Pluto.
  • Prince Eric  will be retired from the schedule and will no longer meet at the Adventueland Verandah.  Ariel will continue to meet alone until she moves to her new Grotto and takes on fins again.
  •  Chip n Dale will move from Tomorrowland to Frontierland to fill Donald’s vacant spot.
  • At this point it appears that Goofy’s spot at Pirates of the Caribbean may go unfilled.

Beast (Dinner only Be Our Guest)  and Gaston (regular in park meets) will be added to New Fantasyland once the area opens to guests in November.

There could be additional changes coming to which I’m not privy

Goofy’s Beach Club Breakfast at Cape May Cafe

Disney World Character Meals
1900 Park Fare – Breakfast 1900 Park Fare – Dinner Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Breakfast Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Lunch
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Dinner Cape May Café – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Lunch
Cinderella Royal Table – Dinner Chef Mickey’s – Breakfast Chef Mickey’s – Dinner Crystal Palace – Breakfast
Crystal Palace – Lunch Crystal Palace – Dinner Garden Grill – Dinner Hollywood & Vine – Breakfast
Hollywood & Vine – Lunch Mickey’s Backyard BBQ – Dinner Ohana – Breakfast Perfectly Princess Tea Party – Brunch
Pirates and Pals Fireworks – Dinner Tusker House – Breakfast Tusker House – Lunch Wonderland Tea Party – afternoon
Goofy’s Beach Club Breakfast

Food/Dining Type:  American

Location:  Beach Club Resort

Meal:  Breakfast

Type of service:  Buffet

Price:  Adults $26.62-30.88; Child (3-9) $13.84-17.03 Tax included

Gratuity included:  NO.  Groups of 8 or more 18% required tip.

Reservations:  Highly Suggested

Hours:  7:30-11:00am

Disney Dining Plan:  YES (Table Service per person)

Tables in Wonderland Discount: YES

Bacon, Bagels, Biscuits and Gravy, Breakfast Breads, Breakfast Pizza, Breakfast Potatoes, Cereals, Cinnamon Rolls, Croissants, Danishes, French Toast, Fresh Fruit, Grits, Hard-boiled Eggs, Mickey waffles, Muffins, Oatmeal, Omelets, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Smoked Salmon, Yogurts

Characters:  Goofy, Donald, Minnie

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Chef Mickey’s Fun Time Dinner Buffet

Disney World Character Meals
1900 Park Fare – Breakfast 1900 Park Fare – Dinner Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Breakfast Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Lunch
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Dinner Cape May Café – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Lunch
Cinderella Royal Table – Dinner Chef Mickey’s – Breakfast Chef Mickey’s – Dinner Crystal Palace – Breakfast
Crystal Palace – Lunch Crystal Palace – Dinner Garden Grill – Dinner Hollywood & Vine – Breakfast
Hollywood & Vine – Lunch Mickey’s Backyard BBQ – Dinner Ohana – Breakfast Perfectly Princess Tea Party – Brunch
Pirates and Pals Fireworks – Dinner Tusker House – Breakfast Tusker House – Lunch Wonderland Tea Party – afternoon
Chef Mickey’s Fun Time Dinner Buffet at the Contemporary Resort

Food/Dining Type:  American

Location:  Contemporary Resort

Meal:  Dinner

Type of service:  Buffet

Price:  Adults $41.53-$45.79; Child (3-9) $20.23-$22.36  Tax included

Gratuity included:  NO.  Groups of 8 or more 18% required tip.

Reservations:  Highly Suggested

Hours:  5:00pm-9:30pm

Disney Dining Plan:  YES (1 Table Service per person)

Tables in Wonderland Discount:   NO

Soup & Salad Bar, baked salmon, broccoli and cheese, cheese pizza, chicken tenders, chorizo red beans and rice, green beans, macaroni and cheese, mango bbq pork ribs, Mickey cheese ravioli, oven-roasted turkey, oven-roasted chicken with bourbon bbq sauce, parmesan mashed potatoes, pasta with vegetable, spiced-rubbed carved beef

Desserts:  bread pudding, fresh seasonal fruit, peach cobbler, Rice Krispy treats, sundae and dessert bar,

Characters:  Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Donald, Goofy

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Minnie
Pluto

Chef Mickey’s Fun Time Breakfast Buffet

Disney World Character Meals
1900 Park Fare – Breakfast 1900 Park Fare – Dinner Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Breakfast Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Lunch
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall – Dinner Cape May Café – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Breakfast Cinderella Royal Table – Lunch
Cinderella Royal Table – Dinner Chef Mickey’s – Breakfast Chef Mickey’s – Dinner Crystal Palace – Breakfast
Crystal Palace – Lunch Crystal Palace – Dinner Garden Grill – Dinner Hollywood & Vine – Breakfast
Hollywood & Vine – Lunch Mickey’s Backyard BBQ – Dinner Ohana – Breakfast Perfectly Princess Tea Party – Brunch
Pirates and Pals Fireworks – Dinner Tusker House – Breakfast Tusker House – Lunch Wonderland Tea Party – afternoon
Chef Mickey’s Fun Time Breakfast Buffet at the Contemporary Resort

Food/Dining Type:  American

Location:  Contemporary Resort

Meal:  Breakfast

Type of service:  Buffet

Price:  Adults $30.88; Child (3-9) $17.03 Tax included.

Gratuity included:  NO.  Groups of 8 or more 18% required tip.

Reservations:  Highly Suggested

Hours:  7:00am-11:20am

Disney Dining Plan:  YES (1 Table Service per person)

Tables in Wonderland Discount:  NO

Breakfast selections: Bagels, bacon, bacon and cheese potatoes, biscuits and gravy, breakfast pizza, breakfast potatoes, cereals, cheese blintz, cinnamon rolls, chocolate croissants, corned beef hash with corn muffin, danishes, French toast, Mickey waffles, muffins oatmeal, omelets, pancakes, Rice Krispy treats, sausage, seasonal fruit, scrambled eggs, tator crisps, vegetable lasagna, yogurt

Characters:  Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Donald, Goofy

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Pluto