Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Apr 17, 2011
    Terry Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are planning on visiting Disney World from about 6/17 thru 6/20. My daughter's birthday is 6/19 and I would love to get information on how she could meet her favorite character, Ariel.

    Hi Terry,

    Disney World is an awesome place to celebrate a birthday & its wonderful that you are planning ahead to make this an extra special day for your daughter!

    Currently, Guests can meet Ariel in her human form at the Adventureland Veranda Gazebo at the Magic Kingdom (MK). She along with other characters from the Little Mermaid appear intermittently throughout the day.

    You can also see Ariel in the Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade held most afternoons in the Magic Kingdom.

    Be sure to check the Times Guide when you enter the Magic Kingdom for appearance times for Ariel and other character greeting.

    Ariel has also been known to appear at Cinderella's Royal Table at the MK & the Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in the Norway Pavilion in Epcot. There are no guarantees  which princesses will appear - it varies - but either of these places would be a great dining location to celebrate a birthday.

    Wishing you many magical memories :-) Allison
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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