The magic is back a the Disneyland Resort and although we can’t go up and hug the characters just yet, they are still around and ready for physically-distanced selfies and photos! Now, courtesy of Disney, we have an official list of exactly where to look to find your favorite Disney characters!
Of course, character appearances are always subject to change but the below guide is your best bet to maximize facetime with your favorites!
Main Street, U.S.A.
Mickey Mouse and some of his pals may be seen waving from the steps of the Disneyland Railroad station.
Royal Theatre in Fantasyland
From Cinderella to Rapunzel, Snow White, Mulan, Elena of Avalor and many others, guests will be delighted as they are greeted by Disney Royalty. Princesses will pose and wave at a distance for photos with their royal guests.
Small World Terrace
Alice and other wonderful Disney friends frolic in the fun as they invite guests to see them at a distance at Small World Terrace.
New Orleans Square
The characters of New Orleans Square have returned to their old haunts including Jack Sparrow and Redd, and some new ones: Tiana and the pirate known as Redd take up residence on some of the more elevated positions in the land, interacting with guests from afar on the balcony of the 21 Royal Residence, above Pirates of the Caribbean.
Mickey Mouse and his friends have returned to their homes at Mickey’s Toontown where guests can wave to them and take photos from a distance outside their wacky abodes, and at the Toontown gazebo.
Rancho del Zocalo in Frontierland
At Zocalo Park, guests may spot Miguel dressed in mariachi finery and waving to everyone from among the colorful marigolds and papel picado décor inspired by Disney and Pixar’s award-winning film, “Coco.”
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
While living their own adventures in a galaxy far, far away, guests are likely to come across familiar faces as they explore the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. Heroes of the Resistance including Rey, Chewbacca and Vi Moradi may be spotted on the platforms above the speeder garage in Black Spire Station. A contingent of First Order Stormtroopers join Kylo Ren in patrolling the landing platform at Docking Bay 9 beneath their TIE Echelon vehicle.
Disney California Adventure Park
Carthay Fountain/Buena Vista Street
As guests reach the heart of Disney California Adventure, they will find themselves drawn to the fountain as the center of the action. Mickey Mouse and his friends have stepped out on the town in order to wave hello and welcome back all their friends.
When Disneyland Resort reopens, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will make their way to the Hollywood Backlot Stage, where adoring fans can wave and cheer for Black Widow, Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man, Black Panther and the Dora Milaje, as they strike heroic poses throughout the day.
At Radiator Springs, guests can share a laugh and take memorable photos with some of their favorite characters such as Mater, Lightning McQueen and Red the fire truck along the land’s Route 66.
A variety of Pixar characters such as Woody, Jessie, Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, Edna Mode, Frozone, and Joy and Sadness will wave and pose from the Pixar Pier bandshell stage.
Favorite Disney Junior stars, from Vampirina to Doc McStuffins, wave and interact with their friends from the stage of the Disney Theater in Hollywood Land.
Paradise Gardens Park
Guests may see Officer Judy Hopps and her friend Nick Wilde from Disney’s “Zootopia” on patrol or even Stitch at the bandshell.
See it for Yourself
Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park are now officially open!
There’s a lot of new protocols in place for the Disneyland reopening but we have you covered with a helpful assortment of links with tips, tricks and must-know details if you are planning to make your own visit to the Happiest Place on Earth!
MORE INFO: WHAT TO EXPECT: A recap of everything you need to know about returning to the Disneyland Resort
Are you visiting Disneyland during its grand opening period? Let us know in the comments about your experience!