Full List of Special Photo-Ops, Character Meet and Greets, and More for PhotoPass Day 2018 at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort

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Disney PhotoPass Day is returning to the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts on August 19, 2018, and today Disney is sharing details about all of the one-day-only props, magic shots and character experiences you’ll find on both coasts. Check them out below:

Disney Springs

  • Peter Pan Shadow Magic Shot: between the LEGO® Store and World of Disney®
  • Original Selfie Magic Shot: outside of the Disney PhotoPass Studio
  • Special balloons virtual background: at the Disney PhotoPass Studio

Both Disney Springs Magic Shots are available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Virtual background at the Disney PhotoPass Studio is available from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Character Experiences:

  • Meet Bolt: Discovery Island Trails from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Meet Baloo and King Louie: Upcountry Landing in Asia from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities:*

  • Huey, Dewey and Louie Magic Shot: DinoLand U.S.A.
  • Kevin Magic Shot: near “UP! A Great Bird Adventure”
  • Russell’s grape soda bottlecap pin prop: near “UP! A Great Bird Adventure”
  • Finding Nemo prop: near “Finding Nemo – The Musical”
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris prop: near the attraction entrance

*These additional photo opportunities at Disney’s Animal Kingdom are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Character Experience:

  • Meet Jawas: Star Wars Launch Bay Cantina from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities:*

  • Rizzo Magic Shot: near Muppet★Vision 3D
  • Green Army Man Magic Shot: near the entrance to Slinky Dog Dash
  • Hollywood Tower Hotel luggage prop: Sunset Boulevard
  • Beauty and the Beast light painting next to Theater of the Stars (available from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.)

*These additional photo opportunities at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Epcot

Character Experiences:

  • Meet Cruella de Vil: United Kingdom Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Meet Jafar: Morocco Pavilion from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities:*

  • Original Selfie Magic Shot: France Pavilion (available from noon to 8 p.m.)
  • World Traveler Magic Shots: available at all 11 countries in World Showcase (available from noon to 8 p.m.)
  • Baby Groot Magic Shot: Future World East at the galaxy-themed wall
  • Finding Nemo prop: near The Seas with Nemo & Friends
  • Spaceship Earth prop: near the attraction entrance

*These additional photo opportunities at Epcot are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Magic Kingdom Park

Character Experience:

  • Meet Pinocchio and Geppetto: near Pinocchio Village Haus from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities:*

  • Dole Whip Magic Shot: across from Sunshine Tree Terrace
  • Dumbo Magic Shot: near Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Mickey Mouse Magic Shot: on the bridge near Fairytale Garden
  • Jungle Cruise prop: near the attraction entrance
  • Pretzel prop: Purple Wall near Tomorrowland Terrace (available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

*These additional photo opportunities at Magic Kingdom Park are available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

You can take home digital downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass photos from the day for one price with Memory Maker One Day! Memory Maker One Day will be available at the Disney PhotoPass Centers located in each of the four parks and at Disney Springs for the special price of $39, only on August 19, 2018, and only at these five Walt Disney World locations.

Disney California Adventure Park

Character Experiences:

  • Meet Joy and Sadness: Paradise Gardens Park across from Jumpin’ Jellyfish from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Doctor Strange or Loki heroic encounter: near the Hollywood Backlot Stage from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities (available until 7 p.m.):

  • Koda Magic Shot: near the sawmill in Grizzly Peak
  • Huey, Dewey and Louie Magic Shot: near the entrance to the Hyperion Theater
  • Russell’s grape soda bottlecap pin prop: Grizzly Peak waterfall
  • Piston Cup prop: entrance to Cars Land
  • Clapperboard prop: “Storytellers” statue on Buena Vista Street

Disneyland Park

Character Experiences:

  • Meet Marie: Toon Park in Mickey’s Toontown from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Meet Hook and Mr. Smee: near “it’s a small world” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional photo opportunities (available until 7 p.m.):

  • Dumbo Magic Shot: next to Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Mickey Ice Cream Bar Magic Shot: at the Town Square flagpole
  • Fairy Wings Magic Shot: near Pixie Hollow
  • Mickey pretzel prop: in front of Main Street Photo Supply Co.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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