Photo Ops, Meet & Greets, and More at the Pixar Pals Playtime Party for Pixar Fest 2024

Katie Francis

For Pixar Fest 2024, guests can visit the Fantasyland Theater in Disneyland park for the Pixar Pals Playtime Party. It features a dance party, meet and greets, photo ops, and activities for kids.

Pixar Pals Playtime Party

Photo Ops

Monsters, Inc.

Monsters Inc. door frame photo op

The Monsters, Inc. photo op lets guests cross through a door portal.


Piston Cup and Radiator Springs billboard photo op

For “Cars,” guests can pose with the Piston Cup in front of the Radiator Springs billboard.


Guinevere van from "Onward"

Take a photo in front of Guinevere from “Onward.” This is also where Barley and Ian will meet guests.


"Up" photo album backdrops

Star in a Paradise Falls photo featuring Kevin at the “Up” setup. Carl and Ellie’s mailbox and Adventure Book are also present.

"My Adventure Book" photo op

A Bug’s Life

A Bug's Life umbrella and straws

Guests can live “A Bug’s Life” under an umbrella held up by giant straws, in front of the Casey Jr. Cookies train.


Brave photo op

For fans of “Brave,” a photo op featuring the banner of Clan DunBroch is available, surrounded by a variety of shields and weapons.

Toy Story

"Toy Story" blocks

A subtle Toy Story photo op features giant letter blocks and a jack.


Luca tabletop with coloring supplies

Tables with “Luca” themed decor and crafts are set up for a self-guided activity.

Luca posters on table with craft supplies

Character Meet and Greets


Onward character meet and greet

Barley and Ian from “Onward” meet in front of the Guinevere photo op.


Wade and Ember meet and greet

Wade and Ember meet in front of a colorful backdrop featuring Luxo balls.

Wade and Ember meet and greet


Dug and Russell meet and greet

Characters from “Up” meet in front of the photo op area. While he wasn’t present during our visit, Carl will be greeting guests with Dug and Russell during the festival.

Please note that this Dug does not speak. The only place to meet talking Dug is outside of the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail in Disney California Adventure.


Alberto and Luca meet and greet

Alberto and Luca (in his human form) meet at the Portorosso set.


Merida meet and greet at Pixar Playtime Pals Party

Princess Merida meets in front of the shields, weapons, and Clan DunBroch banner.

Dance Party

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A group of hosts lead guests in a dance party from the stage, which has been given a little Pixar makeover. The Luxo Jr. lamp is on an emblem above the stage.

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The frolicking takes over the theater as the hosts lead audience participants around in a series of dances.

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The hosts are joined on stage by Pixar characters from “The Incredibles,” “Inside Out,” and “Toy Story.”

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Bo Peep, Woody, and Jessie in front of light-up backdrop
Pixar Pals Playtime Party dance party

Watch our video featuring the dance party and character meet and greets below.

Pixar Fest runs from April 26 through August 4 at Disneyland Resort.

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