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  • Saturday, January 18, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Disney PhotoPass Day

In celebration of World Photo Day on August 19, Disney’s PhotoPass day is back with exclusive photo opportunities and character meet and greets at all four Disney World parks! The one-day event features special Magic Shots, cool photo spots, and several new characters to interact with at the parks’ character spots.

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 Spots:

  • The first photo op is the Dream Big Princess backdrop at the park’s entrance, available only during the daylight hours.
  • Pose for a Jungle Book Magic Shot near the Yak and Yeti restaurant
  • Have a PhotoPass photographer add magical Mickey light effects your photos in Dinoland U.S.A. from 9-10 pm


Character Experiences:

  • Genie joins Princess Jasmine at the Morocco Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Mushu joins Mulan at the China Pavilion in the World Showcase

Photo Spots:

  • First, pose in front of the Dream Big Princess backdrop at Epcot Character Spot, it’s only available for photos during daylight hours.
  • Have a PhotoPass photographer help you set up an Animated Magic Shot featuring Baymax near Mouse Gear and the Fountain of Nations.
  • Get the ultimate Epcot picture by posing in front of the fountain near Spaceship Earth, photos are taken with a Fisheye lens.

Hollywood Studios

Character Experiences:

  • The Queen from Snow White, Maleficent, and Cruella De Vil at Sunset Showcase from 10 am – 5 pm

Photo Spots:

  • You can also find the Dream Big Princess backdrop at Theater of the Stars during daylight hours
  • Get a wicked Magic Shot with the Poison Apple on Sunset Boulevard with the help of a PhotoPass photographer.
  • Pose for a PhotoPass photographer’s fish eye lens at The Chinese Theater Courtyard

Magic Kingdom

Character Experiences:

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

Photo Spots:

  • There will be a Dream Big Princess backdrop in Fantasyland to snap shots in front of during daylight hours.
  • Near Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, thereMain Street Vehicle near Plaza Ice Cream Parlor in the morning and early afternoon
  • On the bridge near Fairytale Garden there will be a Mickey Mouse Magic Shot.
  • Another princess photo opportunity is Cinderella’s Coach, also found in Fantasyland.
  • Once the sun goes down, get inside the “Tangled” light painting near Ariel’s Grotto.

Disney Springs

In addition to the following photo spots, you can get special pricing on a Personalized Storybook from Disney PhotoPass Studio now through August 20!

Photo Spots:

  • A Dream Big Princess backdrop will be next to the Marketplace Stage during daylight hours
  • Pose for a Fairy Wings Magic Shot near Tren-D between 1 pm – 10:30 pm

You can access your PhotoPass Day photos in the My Disney Experience App during or after your visit by purchasing Memory Maker One Day for $59 and share your photos from the day using the hashtags #DisneyPhotoPassDay and #DreamBigPrincess. Get your discounted 1-Day Disney tickets on!

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