Some Character Sightings Being Added to Genie+

Beginning Oct. 1, 2021, Mickey Mouse will join Minnie Mouse as hosts of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. They will dress in sparkling new looks custom made for the 18-month event, highlighted by embroidered impressions of Cinderella Castle on multi-toned, EARidescent fabric punctuated with pops of gold. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Starting today, January 26th, several character sightings will be added to Genie+. With the use of Genie+, guests will enter the Lightning Lane to experience these attractions at both Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

The character sightings that will be added to Genie+ are as follows:

  • Cinderella and a Visiting Princess at Princess Fairytale Hall at Magic Kingdom Park
  • Princess Tiana and a Visiting Princess at Princess Fairytale Hall at Magic Kingdom Park
  • Mickey at Town Square Theater at Magic Kingdom Park 
  • Olaf at Celebrity Spotlight at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Guests can book a return time to enter the Lightning Line to see these characters.

Please remember that you will not be able to hug the characters like before the pandemic started. Disney shifted to “character sightings” where the character is present, and from behind a barrier guests can interact with the character.

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