If you’ve been following Walt Disney World news lately, you’ve heard that there have been surprise meet and greets at the flagpole with “lost friends.”
These rare characters appearance “surprises” are part of Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration, going on now at the Magic Kingdom. They appear in pairs and are at the flagpole from 11:30 AM until 4:30 PM daily, running through September 30th.
Doctor Disney listed the current schedule for these characters. Of course this can change at any time as they might rotate in other characters as the event progresses.
Here is the current schedule according to that site:
- Sunday – Chicken Little & Abby Mallard
- Monday – Robin Hood & Little John
- Tuesday – Gideon & Honest John (Pinocchio)
- Wednesday – Remy & Emile (Ratatouille)
- Thursday – Prince John & Friday Tuck
- Friday – Judy Hopps & Nick Wilde
- Saturday – Phineas & Ferb
@charactercentral on Instagram posted some images! They are a great resource! Give them a follow!
This is really exciting with all the stuff going on at Walt Disney World during this time. Depending on when you would visit you could catch the rare characters and do:
- Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (Select Dates August 16- November 1)
- runDisney Princess (February 1-24) and Star Wars (April 4-7) events
- H2O Glow Nights (Select nights May 30- August 24)
- After Hours events (Select nights now – April 11)
- Take in one of the Epcot Festivals: Festival of the Arts (Now-February 21), Flower and Garden (March 6-June 3), or Food and Wine (dates haven’t been announced yet, but it usually starts in August)
- Visit for the 30th Anniversary of Hollywood Studios (May 1, but special events are happening now)
- Free Dining Dates are available during this time frame as well. Book through February 10 for most dates between July 5 and September 30.
There’s so much going on this year at Walt Disney World! If you would like more information or you would like to book a trip, contact Disney or a travel agent, we recommend Mickey Vacations by Academy Travel. You can fill out the form below for a no obligation quote.
What do you think? Which rare character would you like to meet? Comment and let us know!