PHOTOS: Moana Sports Winter Poncho for Cold Weather While Meeting Guests at EPCOT

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS: Moana Sports Winter Poncho for Cold Weather While Meeting Guests at EPCOT

At her EPCOT meet and greet this past week, Moana was dressed in winter wear while the weather was colder. Temperatures in Orlando last week were in the 60s, dropping into the 50s in the evening, which led Disney to close Blizzard Beach for several days. While we’re used to seeing other princesses wear long sleeves or capes in the winter, this is Moana’s first chilly season as a regular meet and greet character at Walt Disney World.

Winter Moana Meet and Greet

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Moana donned a brown poncho and boots for her appearances outside Journey of Water Inspired by “Moana.”

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The boots are lined with straw and leaves.

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Her winter poncho features red strips of fabric featuring a pattern similar to her top. We’ve seen her in this same winter look at Disneyland Resort.

Heated water has also been running in Journey of Water on cold days.

Pathway Reopens Following Reported Leak Repair

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Recently, construction walls had blocked off a pathway next to Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana” due to a reported leak. Since the Moana meet and greet first opened, the pathway was used as space for the queue.

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As of December 21, the pathway is open once again, following the area being closed for several days while Disney repaired the leak.

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All stanchions and construction walls are gone, allowing guests to roam the pathway freely.

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Moana also meets guests at Character Landing in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Have you spotted Moana in her winter wear during this recent chilly weather? Let us know in the comments.

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