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Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World (no more Talking Mickey)

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Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World (no more Talking Mickey)

If meeting Mickey is on your Disney World To Do List, you may not know that you have lots of different options of when and where to meet him. From traditional character meets to character meals, you can find the main mouse in all 4 parks and at several resorts.

Check out the list below to discover where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World. Since not all encounters are the same, you might want to plan ahead to ensure you get the exact experience you want.

Update: Modified Character Experiences

Due to current global events, several shows, character meets, and character meals are either temporary unavailable or modified experiences.

For more information on what to expect in regards to characters (including Mickey Mouse) if visiting Disney World during this time, check out or Complete Guide to Disney World Cavalcades (& Where to See Characters).

Character meets with Mickey Mouse

Town Square Theater (no longer “Talking Mickey” as of May 13, 2018)

Mickey has now gone silent but you see the old “Talking Mickey” in the video below.

Location: Magic Kingdom (Main Street U.S.A.)
Costume: Magician
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: Yes
Good use of FastPass+: When Mickey talked this used to be a good use of FastPass+ but now that he is silent we only recommend it if meeting Mickey at Magic Kingdom is a “must do” for you
Other characters available: You can also meet Tinker Bell at Town Square Theater, but you will have to stand in a separate line
Notes: During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Mickey meets here in his holiday attire.

Imagination! Pavilion

Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

Location: Epcot (Future World)
Costume: Classic attire
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: No
Good use of FastPass+: Not unless you are traveling with little ones too small for some of the parks major attractions
Other characters available: Minnie & Goofy (1 line lets you meet all 3)
Notes: If you have a Disney Visa you may also be able to meet Mickey Mouse (and get a free digital download) at the Disney Visa Meet ‘N’ Greet in Epcot. The characters rotate frequently and could include 2-3 of the Fab 5 (Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pluto or Donald). **As of September 9th, 2019, character spot has been temporarily relocated to Innoventions West. At some point, Minnie will begin meeting in the World Showcase gazebo.

Adventurers Outpost

Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

Location: Animal Kingdom (Discovery Island)
Costume: Safari gear
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: Yes
Other characters available: Ralph & Vanellope and Joy also meet in the Imagination! pavilion, however they require separate queues.
Notes: Find this meet near the queue for Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival

Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams

Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

Location: Hollywood Studios (Commissary Lane)
Costume: Sorcerer
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: No
Other characters available: Minnie
Notes: Minnie appears as a Tinsel Town starlet in a lovely pink gown suitable for any movie star

Character meals with Mickey Mouse

Chef Mickey’s

Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

Location: Contemporary Resort
Costume: Chef
Cost: Breakfast $40/adult, $23/child; brunch $40/adult, $23/child; dinner $50/adult, $30/child
PhotoPass available: Yes. You will have the option to take a photo with a Mickey statue and giant plate before you are seated. The photo can be added to your Memory Maker or purchased separately if you don’t have Memory Maker.
Other characters available: Minnie, Pluto, Donald & Goofy (all dressed in chef’s attire)
Notes: You can’t get much more Disney than this experience. Since it is located in the Contemporary Resort with the iconic Monorail whizzing by, it makes for a perfect first night (or even last night) meal.

‘Ohana (breakfast only)

Location: Polynesian Resort
Costume: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Cost: Breakfast $34.00/adult, $22.00/child
PhotoPass available: Yes, but the PhotoPass photographer is only with Stitch
Other characters available: Pluto, Lilo & Stitch
Notes: Lots of opportunities for kids to interact with staff through games, hula lessons, etc.

Tusker House

Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

Location: Animal Kingdom (Africa)
Costume: Safari
Cost: Breakfast $34.00/adult and $21.00/child; lunch $44.00/adult and $26.00/child; dinner $44.00/adult and $26.00/child
PhotoPass available: No
Other characters available: Daisy, Donald and Goofy
Notes: You can also see Mickey Mouse in similar safari gear at the Adventurers Outpost in Animal Kingdom

Garden Grill

Garden Grill

Location: Epcot (Future World)
Costume: Farmer
Cost: Breakfast $40.00/adult and $24.00/child; lunch $43.00/adult and $25.00/child; dinner $43.00/adult and $25.00/child
PhotoPass available: No
Other characters available: Chip, Dale & Pluto
Notes: My favorite place to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World! Breakfast here provides excellent character interaction and gives you an opportunity to get ahead of the pack and into line for Soarin’ before the crowds from the gates arrive

Minnie’s Seasonal Hollywood and Vine (lunch & dinner)
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Location: Hollywood Studios (Echo Lake)
Costume: Changes seasonally (summer – beach inspired, fall – Halloween, winter – holiday)
Cost:  dinner $52.00/adult and $32.00/child
PhotoPass available: Yes (photo taken before being seated but may only include 1 character). The photo can be added to your Memory Maker or purchased separately if you don’t have Memory Maker.
Other characters available: Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy
Notes: Hollywood & Vine is one of your options for the Fantasmic! Dining Package where you can catch Mickey Mouse in several different incarnations including Sorcerer Mickey and Mickey as Steamboat Willie

Topolino’s Terrace

Mickey Topolinos Terrace

Location: Riviera Resort
Costume: Artist
Cost: Breakfast $42.00/adult and $27.00/child
PhotoPass available: No
Other characters available: Minnie, Donald, and Daisy
Notes: Our favorite outfits for these characters is seen at this meal. Riviera Resort is on the Disney Skyliner route which makes it fairly easy to access for guests staying at other resorts on the Skyliner route.

Other places to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

While you can’t get an autograph at any of the parades and shows listed below, you will be able to see Mickey in one of his other 136 outfits.

Festival of Fantasy Parade

Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Sort of a colorful marching band-esque ensemble

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire

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Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Jester

Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party

Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party

Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Party attire

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party & Boo-to-You Halloween Parade

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Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Halloween themed (may vary between parade and meet & greet)

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party & Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

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Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Christmas themed (may vary between parade and meet & greet)

Disney Junior Dance Party!

Disney Junior Dance Party!

Location: Hollywood Studios
Costume: Mickey from the Roadster Racers

Fantasmic!

Location: Hollywood Studios
Costume: Sorcerer, Brave Little Tailor, Steamboat Willie

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Victoria

Monday 5th of June 2017

We are wanting to meet talking Mickey on our next trip in February 2018. Since the area for this is Main Street and Main Street now opens an hour before the park. Do you think we will be able to meet Mickey early or get in line early?

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