Where to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World

(Article last updated: February 6, 2017)

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 (including one where he talks!). 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.

Character meets with Mickey Mouse

Town Square Theater (talking Mickey)

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Location: Magic Kingdom (Main Street U.S.A.)
Costume: Magician
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: Yes
Good use of FastPass+: Yes - if you really want to meet Talking Mickey, the lines here can be long without FastPass+
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

Epcot Character Spot

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Location: Epcot (Future World)
Costume: Classic attire
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: Yes
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).

Adventurers Outpost

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Location: Animal Kingdom (Discovery Island)
Costume: Safari gear
PhotoPass available: Yes
FastPass+ available: Yes
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
Notes: In nearly every other instance Mickey and Minnie meet separately, but here you'll be able to meet (and get photos) with both at the same time

Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams

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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

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Location: Contemporary Resort
Costume: Chef
Cost: Breakfast $40/adult, $21/child; brunch $38/adult, $20/child; dinner $50/adult, $27/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.

Mickey’s Backyard BBQ (dinner only)

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Location: Ft. Wilderness Campsites
Costume: Country & western
Cost: Dinner $57.00/adult, $33.00/child
PhotoPass available: Yes
Other characters available: Minnie, Goofy & Chip 'n Dale
Notes: This dining experience is only available a few nights/week and includes all-you-care-to-enjoy BBQ and entertainment (including line dancing)

‘Ohana (breakfast only)

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Location: Polynesian Resort
Costume: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Cost: Breakfast $30.00/adult, $18.00/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

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Location: Animal Kingdom (Africa)
Costume: Safari
Cost: Breakfast $31.00/adult and $19.00/child; lunch $35.00/adult and $20.00/child; dinner $35.00/adult and $20.00/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

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Location: Epcot (Future World)
Costume: Farmer
Cost: Breakfast $30.00/adult and $18.00/child; lunch $35.00/adult and $20.00/child; dinner $40.00/adult and $20.00/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 (dinner only)
*lunch service being added May 2017

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Location: Hollywood Studios (Echo Lake)
Costume: Changes seasonally (summer - beach inspired, fall - Halloween, winter - holiday)
Cost:  dinner $47.00/adult and $28.00/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

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

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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! Dance & Play it! Street Party

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Location: Magic Kingdom
Costume: Party attire including a party hat

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 Jr. Live on Stage

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Location: Hollywood Studios
Costume: Mickey puppet wearing his classic shorts

Fantasmic!

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

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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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