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One of the most popular things to do at Disney World is getting pictures with and autographs from all the characters. If you are heading to Disney World with your family soon and want to meet a lot of characters, use this ultimate guide to find every character in Epcot!
The Fab Five and Friends
When you start to look for every character in Epcot, you have to start with the biggest stars in Disney World: Mickey Mouse and his closest friends!
Grab a photo with Mickey Mouse at the Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival next to the Imagination pavilion in the World Celebration area of Epcot.
Love Minnie Mouse? You can meet her in the gazebo in World Showcase Plaza near the Mexico pavilion. Sometimes, she switches places with Pluto and will meet guests at the front of the park near the entrance gates.
If you are a Goofy fan, you can find him out on a regular basis near the front of the park. He is dressed in his regular clothes. Look for him in the mornings.
Most of the time, you can see Pluto meeting guests, along with Goofy, near the entrance gates at the front of the park. Sometimes, however, he will switch places with Minnie Mouse and meet guests in the gazebo in World Showcase Plaza.
If you are looking for Donald Duck, you will find him, dressed in a sombrero and poncho, in World Showcase. He hangs out most of the day in the Mexico pavilion. You can usually find him outside just to the right of the pyramid.
He typically moves inside the pyramid if it is raining.
Most days, you can find Daisy Duck near the International Gateway in World Showcase. She is usually out during the morning hours.
There are several opportunities to meet princesses in Epcot.
Belle is out meeting guests on a regular basis in World Showcase. You will find her in the France pavilion. Sometimes she switches out with Aurora. Other times, they will meet guests in different areas of the pavilion.
Looking to meet the princesses from Frozen? You can find Anna and her sister Elsa in their Royal Sommerhus in the Norway pavilion. They are here most of the day, making it easy to meet them.
You can meet Elsa, along with Anna, at the Royal Sommerhus in the Norway pavilion. The sisters are available to meet their fans most of the day.
Want to meet Mulan? Find her in the China pavilion on the bridge. She is out most of the day, making it easy to see her.
It doesn’t take a lot of effort to meet Jasmine at Epcot. You can find her out most of the time in the Morocco pavilion of World Showcase.
Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
If you want to see Sleeping Beauty, you can meet Aurora in the World Showcase in the France pavilion. She usually switches out with Belle, but sometimes you can find them in different areas of this pavilion. She is out most of the day.
Find Snow White in World Showcase in the Germany pavilion. She is usually near the wishing well.
If you want to meet every character in Epcot, then you can’t miss Alice in the United Kingdom pavilion of World Showcase. You can find her in the garden by the Tea Caddy shop. She meets here regularly. She usually switches out with Mary Poppins.
If you are lucky, you can see Aladdin in the Morocco pavilion in World Showcase. He is not here on a regular basis, but he does sometimes pop in to say hi.
Mary Poppins can be found in the United Kingdom pavilion in the garden by the Tea Caddy. She switches off with Alice here.
Want to meet Joy from Inside Out? Find her inside the Imagination pavilion in the World Celebration area of Epcot.
You can’t meet every character in Epcot without taking a few minutes to meet Vanellope Von Sweet from Wreck-It-Ralph. You can find her inside the Imagination pavilion in the World Celebration neighborhood of the park.
Unless you have been to Epcot before, you probably don’t know Figment. He is a beloved character among Epcot fans. He appears in the Journey Into Imagination ride.
Starting in late summer 2023, he will be added to the list of every character in Epcot that you can meet. He will be located near his ride in the Imagination pavilion.
Winnie the Pooh
You can see Winnie the Pooh from afar in the lawn area near the Imagination pavilion. Unfortunately, you can’t get an autograph from him, but you can take photos from a distance.
Character meals are a great way to meet several characters while eating. This makes the best use of your time. For a look at all the character meals at Disney World, see my character meals at a glance.
Epcot has two character meals: Garden Grill in the World Nature area and Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in the Norway pavilion of the World Showcase area.
Garden Grill is a rotating restaurant in the Land pavilion of Epcot. It serves farm fresh food family style. While dining here, you can meet Mickey Mouse in his farmer’s outfit, Pluto, and Chip and Dale.
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is where the princesses eat in Epcot. Here, you can see some combination of Ariel (in her human form), Belle, Snow White, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Cinderella, and Tiana.
Finding and meeting characters is one of the best things to do with kids while in Disney World. If your kids are wanting to see all the characters on your next trip, this ultimate guide will help you find every character in Epcot.
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