Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar
  • On Oct 8, 2013
    Jennifer from WI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I think I heard that there is some way the characters can know your child's name. How can I make this happen? Thanks!

    Hi Jennifer,

    I'm not really sure what you're asking. Characters such as Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Pluto (anyone with a mask) don't speak, so they wouldn't really need to know your child's name. As far as the princesses, there are a couple of things you can try. You can speak to the cast member who escorts you to the character and have her whisper your child's name in the characters ear. I don't know how effective that one is.

    I think your best bet is to stop by guest relations and get an "I'm Celebrating" button. A cast member will write your child's name on the button so it's easy for everyone to see. These buttons are available for a variety of occasions including birthdays, first visits, or even a generic "I'm Celebrating" button.

    Hope this helps. Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Rhode Island

I am Diane from RI.  My husband and I have 3 children. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes.   Every aspect of planning a vacation is pure joy to me. Learn More About Diane

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