I met the Robin Hood group 3 different times over 2 days to get these photos. Some are the result of creative cropping of images. Characters at Long Lost Friends are supposed to offer only group photos. Continue reading Limited Time Magic: Long Lost Friends Week – Robin Hood, Friar Tuck, Prince John and Sherrif of Nottingham
I arrived at the Magic Kingdom at about 8:30 a.m. ready to meet some characters that are difficult to find at Walt Disney World these days. For only one week (January 21-27) in Town Square at the Magic Kingdom they are offering “Long-lost Friends Week.” I had fully expected to see the exact characters that appeared but was surprised that Gideon wasn’t meeting with the Pinocchio gang. It’s funny to me that many guests have no idea where to line up for the quickest entry from the rope. I just waltzed right up to the rope while all the other people were forming a psuedo line behind the other section of rope. Continue reading Long Lost Friends day one – my experience and their full schedule and locations
Update: Long-lost Friends Week character meet and greet hours are said to be 9:00 am to 2:10 pm in Town Square
As I reported to you earlier in the week, Walt Disney World’s first “Long Lost Friends Week” will take place January 21-27 at the Magic Kingdom. Disney has officially stated that the Robin Hood, Friar Tuck, The Three Little Pigs, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow will be appearing. They promise other “surprises.” Hopefully those surprises include some that I mentioned earlier (Pinocchio group, Ludwig Von Drake and Scrooge McDuck). I could live without the Pinocchio group if it means getting some more really rare characters for a week.
What rare character would you like to see?
Additional Limited Time Magic coming in the future:
True Love Week Feb 11-17, 2013
Cinderella Castle will blush pink and red while lovebirds celebrate a week filled with royal Prince and Princess Meet ‘N’ Greets and limited-edition Disney Valentine collectibles.
Independence Week July 1-7, 2013
The 4th of July is seven days long this year as Disney salutes America with a spectacular 4th of July Fireworks Party. Everything will be red, white and blue, from the fireworks and Cinderella Castle down to special-edition U.S.A. shirts, ear hats and other patriotic souvenirs.
Unleash the Villains Friday, Sep 13, 2013
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
The Disney villains are so excited about Friday the 13th, they’re taking over Disney’s Hollywood Studios®! Join in the fun for a night of mischief and a villainous dance party that will last until the 13th hour (1 a.m.).
Long Lost Friends week is scheduled to be at Magic Kingdom the week of January 21st-27th.
UPDATE: The actual dates will be January 21-27, not 21-26 as previously reported.
The MAGIC KINGDOM will host the third round of the Limited Time Magic from January 21-27, 2013
Characters who MIGHT appear include:
Clarabelle & Horace
Ludwig Von Drake & Scrooge McDuck