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Robert Niles

Guess who's coming to Fantasyland?

Published: June 8, 2009 at 10:16 AM

Here's an insider's tip for Walt Disney World visitors...

If you're an on-property hotel guest staying up late with the kids in the Magic Kingdom for "Extra Magic Hours," you might want to hang around 'til about midnight.

Why? You never know who might show up to join you for your last ride of the night. (Hint: Bring cheese. Lots of cheese.)

Riding Dumbo with the Big Guy (and Gal)

Replies (5)

Mostly Anonymous

Published: June 8, 2009 at 12:22 PM

I've also seen characters show up for some of the first rides of the day - I narrowly missed getting to ride with Eeyore!
Deidre Dennis

Published: June 8, 2009 at 12:34 PM

I don't see us staying at Magic Kingdom that late except possibly the day we arrive, (taking a red eye Thursday, arriving early Friday, plan to nap and take advantage of Extra Magic Hours @ Magic Kingdom that night).

If we do this, we'll definitely have to see who we can find. Any particular place the mouse might be? Our son and niece are both age 12 and I don't see them hanging around Fantasyland.

Anthony Murphy

Published: June 8, 2009 at 12:59 PM


I was there last night!

Robert Niles

Published: June 8, 2009 at 1:06 PM

I've heard Dumbo and the Carousel for Mickey/Minnie rides. Anyone else hear other locations and characters?
James Rao

Published: June 8, 2009 at 7:31 PM

It is this level of interaction and this focus on providing a quality customer experience that sets Disney apart from the rest of the pack.

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