Main Street USA Mayor Christopher George Weaver Passes Away


Sad news for fans of Walt Disney World. The Honorable Mayor of Main Street USA, Christopher George Weaver, passed away on Christmas Eve. He was aged 84.

Mayor Weaver is perhaps best known to Disney World visitors as the gentleman who oversaw the (now defunct) Welcome Show at the Magic Kingdom every morning.

Weaver’s distinguished performing career spanned 60 years, with 26 of them spent at Disney.

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Mayor Weaver’s passing has sent ripples through the Disney fan community, with many posting remembrances and anecdotes on social media.

A comprehensive write-up detailing Weaver’s distinguished career can be found at Attractions Magazine.

Godspeed, Mr. Mayor.

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