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Meet Your Favourite Disneyland Paris Characters | Meet 'n' Greet, Visitors Tips & More

Disneyland Paris is known for bringing magic to life, which means meeting your beloved Disney characters in person is part of the experience. You can say hello, shake a leg and even take selfies with Mickey Mouse, Aurora, Cinderella, Aladdin, Goofy and Donald Duck: the list is endless. If you're looking to make your visit even more memorable, read on to know who you might run into at Disneyland Paris!

Character Experiences in Disneyland Park

You can often spot Disneyland Paris characters in shows, parades, and around popular attractions waiting to surprise you. Disneyland Paris has many Meet 'n' Greet points across both theme parks. But the Disneyland Park is where you'll encounter princesses from fairytales and other characters from classic Disney tales.

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1. Princess Pavilion

Venue: Fantasyland 
Meet Aurora, Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and many more who've come right out of fairytales. This is very popular leading to long waiting lines. Visit early or near closing hours when the crowd is sparse.

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2. Meet Mickey Mouse

Venue: Fantasyland
This one needs no introduction. You can meet the Magician Mickey backstage in between his shows. You can snap shots with him and discover some Disney secrets.

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3. Starport: A Star Wars Encounter

Venue: Discoveryland
If you want to enter Starport, you better brace yourself for a mindblowing encounter with Darth Vader, the dreaded Sith Lord himself. This is an out-of-the-world experience, quite literally.

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4. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Baloo

Venue: Adventureland
The most lovable bear from The Jungle Book is right around the corner from Disneyland Park Paris. Don’t forget to drop by for a cheerful encounter with him. It is always exciting to get warm hugs from Baloo.

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5. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Jafar

Venue: Adventureland
Beware! The wicked Jafar is out of Agrabah and roaming the streets of Disneyland Paris with his cape and a long, magical stick. He’ll be at the Magic Lamp Meet ‘n’ Greet spot, probably up to no good as usual.

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6. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Mary Poppins

Venue: Main Street U.S.A
Mary Poppins has floated here with her umbrella and her ever-cheerful friend Bert. Head over to the Gazebo and become a master at saying supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

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7. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Max

Venue: Main Street U.S.A
Visit Ribbons and Bows Hat Shop to meet Max, Goofy's son, who loves to goof around and make people laugh. You won't be able to resist his charm!

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8. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Pinocchio or friends

Venue: Fantasyland
Make sure to meet this mischievous marionette near Pizza Bella Notte. You might also run into his Ghepatto, his creator. Don't worry, this experience has absolutely no strings attached! 

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9. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Rafiki

Venue: Adventureland
Get ready for a safari in the Savannah of Disneyland Paris and guess who is taking you? None other than the wise Rafiki himself. He is the wisest of all Disney characters so there is no fooling him. 

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10. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Stitch

Venue: Main Street U.S.A
If you think you're hearing Elvis Presley, it is probably just Stitch impersonating him. Otherwise, he is either up to no good or busy greeting his lovely young fans and getting them to say “Cowabangaaaa”

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11. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Tigger or friends

Venue: Main Street U.S.A
The enthusiastic and one-of-a-kind Tigger might just be bouncing around and looking for fans to interact with outside the Plaza Garden Restaurants. His boisterous personality will surely not fail in giving you the best entertainment. 

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12. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Winnie the Pooh & friends

Venue: Main Street U.S.A
Get ready for a lovely encounter with Winnie the Pooh and friends who have come all the way from Hundred Acre Wood just to make your day as sweet as honey.

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13. Meet ‘n’ Greet with a Cowboy Full of Fun

Venue: Frontierland 
Goofy, the most enthusiastic cowboy of the Wild West is in Disneyland Paris to ‘Yee-Haw’ his way into your hearts. Right at Big Thunder Mountain, he will be eagerly waiting to do something mighty fun and exchange some "howdy(s)".

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14. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Characters of Alice in Wonderland

Venue: Fantasyland
You don’t have to tumble down a rabbit hole to meet Alice from Wonderland. All you have to do is visit Disneyland Paris and follow the steps of the white rabbit and he’ll lead you straight to Alice and other classic Wonderland characters.

Character Experiences in Walt Disney Studios Park

Head over to the Walt Disney Studios Park and meet some of the popular Disney-Pixar characters.




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Disneyland Paris Character Dining

If there's something that can top off meeting and clicking selfies with your favorite characters, it's the Disneyland Paris Character Dining experience. In case you missed your dream characters, you can get 1-on-1 time with them over a meal. All you have to do is book a table for your character dining experience well in advance!

Visitor Tips

  • Make use of the Disneyland Paris app to find out Meet ‘n’ Greet schedules and show timings. You can usually catch Mickey Mouse after his magic show.
  • There is no special pass to meet Disneyland Paris characters and lines can get very long. You can visit early when the park opens or near the closing hours to save time and have a good encounter with your favourites.
  • Although Star Wars is a popular Disney attraction, the character experience is relatively less crowded. So make sure you make your encounter with Darth Vader worthwhile.
  • Staying at Disneyland Paris hotels has its benefits. You get to meet your favourite characters a little before the general opening hours of the theme parks.
  • Character dining at Disneyland Paris is highly recommended as it is a unique experience to meet your beloved characters while relishing your meals. But it is extremely popular and not cheap!

Frequently Asked Questions About Disneyland Paris Characters

What characters are at Disneyland Paris?

From Mickey Mouse to Snow White, Woody to Winnie the Pooh, Pinocchio and Stitch, you can meet many more characters right out of classic Disney movies in Disneyland Paris.

Can you meet characters at Disneyland Paris?

Yes. Disneyland Paris has Meet ‘n’ Greet experiences in both the theme parks where visitors can meet, shake hands and click pictures with their favourite characters.

Are there Marvel characters in Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris recently opened its new Marvel Avenger Campus. Here, in the Hero Training Centre, you can meet the Avengers and also learn their supercool fighting techniques.

Can you hug characters at Disneyland Paris?

Absolutely! Characters in Disneyland Paris are always ready with the best hugs for all their admirers.

Can you meet princesses in Disneyland Paris?

Yes. Princess Pavilion is a highly popular Meet ‘n’ Greet experience where you can meet Cinderella, Snow White, Aurora, Rapunzel, Jasmine and many other princesses right out of fairytales.

Where can you see characters at Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris characters are everywhere in the parks. There are multiple Meet ‘n’ Greet spots and you can also spot them in events, shows and parades.

Can I have a meal with Disneyland Paris characters?

Yes. You can book breakfast, lunch and dinners with Disney characters. They will drop by to say hello during your meal giving you a unique dining experience.

Can you take pictures with Disneyland Paris characters?

Yes. There are designated selfie spots around Disneyland Paris parks. You can bring out your phones for quick pictures whenever you run into your favourite Disney characters.

Do I have to pay to meet Disneyland Paris characters?

No. You can meet plenty of Disney characters for free in Disneyland Paris. However, there might be situations where payment will provide extra time with certain characters.

Can you tip Disneyland Paris characters?

Characters are not allowed to accept tips from visitors. You can show your appreciation in other ways by passing kind compliments.

Do the Disneyland Paris characters speak English?

Yes. Characters in Disneyland Paris can communicate with visitors in English and French.

What are the rarest Disneyland Paris characters?

The White Rabbit and Chesire cat are really rare in Disneyland Paris. If you are lucky, you can also run into Marie from the Aristocrats and her brothers Toulouse and Berlioz. Huey, Dewey and Louis are rare characters that are present during the Halloween season.