15 Places to Meet Your Favorite Disney TV & Movie Characters (PHOTOS)

Lee Allport | Jul 23, 2015 Home & Garden
15 Places to Meet Your Favorite Disney TV & Movie Characters  (PHOTOS)

Does your little one love Jake and the Never Land Pirates? Do you remember dancing along with the penguins watching Mary Poppins? If so, you'll be glad to know your favorite TV and movie characters are waiting inside the Disney theme parks ready to mix and mingle with you and your kids!

Whether it's the classic Disney film characters, the Pixar stars, or the lovable cuties from Disney Jr., you won't want to miss any of these character experiences. Check out this guide to where to find 15 of your favorite TV and movie characters at Disney parks. 

  • Jungle Book Friends


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    Take a stroll through Asia at Animal Kingdom to meet Baloo & King Louie from The Jungle Book. They're hanging out at Upcountry Landing, where you can get a photo and an autograph. 

  • Buzz Lightyear


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    To Infinity and Beyond! The star of Disney Pixar's Toy Story greets fans just outside of Space Ranger Spin in the Magic Kingdom. Meet Buzz here as well as at Woody's Picture Shootin' Corral in Hollywood Studios.

  • Lightning McQueen & Mater


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    Don't miss Disney Pixar's Cars character experience. Lightning McQueen & Mater are found near the Streets of America in Hollywood Studios and they are a sight to be seen. 

  • Aladdin & Princess Jasmine


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    Clear the way in the ol' bazaar! Magic Kingdom's Adventureland is where you'll find Aladdin and Princess Jasmine (shown here on a parade float), taking selfies and signing autographs. Afterwards, take a ride on the Magic Carpets of Aladdin, but be careful of the camels. They spit. You can also find this couple in the Morocco pavilion at Epcot.

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  • Jake & the Never Land Pirates


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    You can meet Jake from Jake and the Never Land Pirates along with Doc McStuffins in the Animation Courtyard at Hollywood Studios. Kids can give him a hug, ask him about his treasures, and of course, take a pic.

  • The Lion King's Rafiki


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    You can meet The Lion King's Rafiki (pictured here with Seth Rogen) for photo opportunities and autographs at Rafiki's Planet Watch in Animal Kingdom. When you're finished, take the little ones to the affection section, where they can pet animals, such as goats and sheep.

  • Mike & Sulley


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    Have a funny joke on hand when you meet Mike and Sulley from Disney Pixar's Monsters Inc. They hang out on the Steets of America Studio Backlot in Hollywood Studios waiting for the perfect zinger. Get your picture taken on the factory floor.

  • Toy Story's Woody & Jessie


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    Well, howdy! You can find Woody and Jessie in Frontierland outside Splash Mountain in the Magic Kingdom. These fan faves often have a sizable line to meet them, especially Woody.

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  • Disney Jr.'s Doc McStuffins


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    The Doctor is in! Doc McStuffins awaits at the Animation Courtyard in Hollywood Studios. This Disney Jr. star shows little ones around her clinic and takes pictures with them as well.

  • The Incredibles


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    Every evening at 5 p.m. you can meet the Incredibles during a rockin' dance party called the Incredibles' Super Dance Party at Rockettower Plaza in Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland. You'll have photo opportunities galore and the chance to party all night with your favorite Disney Pixar superheroes. 

  • Beauty and the Beast's Gaston


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    Have you heard all of Gaston's stories about, well, Gaston? Stop by Gaston's Tavern in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland for a photo and autograph opportunity with the main man from Beauty and the Beast.

  • Phineas & Ferb


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    Meet Phineas & Ferb at the Streets of America in Hollywood Studios, where you will find them making a movie. These Disney Jr. favorites want to include you and your kids, so step into their picture scene and be sure to show your best side.

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  • Up's Russel & Dug


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    Dug from the Disney Pixar movie Up! hands out hugs on Discovery Island at Animal Kingdom, where you might also meet his trusted friend, Russel. 

  • Mary Poppins


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    While you might not find Julie Andrews waiting in the gardens in the United Kingdom at Epcot, you will find the Mary Poppins character experience. Snap a selfie with this magical nanny as you wish for one of your own. 

  • Alice In Wonderland


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    "If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there." That's what the Cheshire Cat told Alice (pictured here with singer Joey Fatone) in Alice in Wonderland. To meet Alice, head to Epcot's United Kingdom pavilion or the Mad Hatter Tea Party in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland. 

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