Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

Guess who's coming to Fantasyland?

Written by
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)

Readers' Opinions

From Mostly Anonymous on 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!
From Deidre Dennis on 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.

From Anthony Murphy on June 8, 2009 at 12:59 PM
Hey!

I was there last night!

From Robert Niles on 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?
From James Rao on 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.

This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Previous article: Universal releases Hollywood Rip, Ride and Rockit coaster train photos



What's it like to work at Disney World?

Working at Disney World

Insider's Pick: Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the Walt Disney World Resort? Stories from a Theme Park Insider offers more than 100 pages of fun, insightful, and even sometimes touching stories from people who've worked at Disney World's Magic Kingdom. It's a great way to get in the mood for your next trip to Orlando, or just to keep the memories of a Disney World visit alive.

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks