Disney World PhotoPass Day

Disney PhotoPass Day is coming August 19 – Here are all the special photo ops.

To celebrate World Photography Day on August 19, Walt Disney World is bringing back Disney PhotoPass Day. During the day, WDW guests will be able to meet rarely-seen Disney characters and participate in unique photo ops and “magic shots.”

Below, you’ll find a breakdown of all the photo ops and character experiences planned for PhotoPass Day. If you’re at Disney World during PhotoPass Day, you should definitely take advantage of these, especially if you have an Annual Pass that includes PhotoPass. Otherwise, you can download all of your PhotoPass pictures with Memory Maker, which starts at $59 for one day.


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Magic Kingdom Park

Character Experiences

  • Dopey joins Snow White at Town Square Courtyard
  • Captain Hook joins Peter Pan in Fantasyland

Photo Opportunities

  • Dream Big Princess photo backdrop in Fantasyland (daylight hours only)
  • Cinderella’s Coach in Fantasyland
  • “Tangled” light painting photo opportunity near Ariel’s Grotto (available after dark)
  • Mickey Mouse Magic Shot on the bridge near Fairytale Garden
  • Main Street Vehicle near the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor (available in the morning and early afternoon)

Epcot

Character Experiences

  • Genie will join Princess Jasmine in the Morocco Pavilion
  • Mushu will join Mulan in the China Pavilion

Photo Opportunities

  • Dream Big Princess photo backdrop near Epcot Character Spot (daylight hours only)
  • Baymax Animated Magic Shot with the PhotoPass photographer located near Mouse Gear and the Fountain of Nations
  • Fisheye lens near the fountain close to the entrance to Spaceship Earth

Hollywood Studios

Character Experiences

  • The Queen from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” Maleficent, and Cruella de Vil will meet with guests at Sunset Showcase. This opportunity will be available from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Photo Opportunities

  • Dream Big Princess photo backdrop outside the Theater of the Stars (daylight hours only)
  • Poison Apple Magic Shot on Sunset Boulevard
  • Fisheye lens in the Chinese Theatre Courtyard area

Animal Kingdom

Character Experiences

  • Meeko joins Pocahontas at Character Landing on Discovery Island
  • Timon joins Rafiki at Rafiki’s Planet Watch
  • Princess Atta joins Flik at Discovery Island near Creature Comforts

Photo Opportunities

  • Dream Big Princess photo backdrop before the park entrance (daylight hours only)
  • Jungle Book Magic Shot near Yak & Yeti Restaurant
  • Visit the PhotoPass photographer in DinoLand U.S.A. from 9-10 p.m. to have magical Mickey light effects added to your photo (example below)

Disney Springs

Photo Opportunities

  • Dream Big Princess photo backdrop next to the Marketplace Stage
    Fairy Wings Magic Shot from the PhotoPass photographer roaming around the Marketplace near Tren-D (available from 1-10:30 p.m.)
  • You can also visit the Disney PhotoPass Studio at Disney Springs to enjoy special $99.95 plus shipping pricing on a Personalized Storybook now through August 20!

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