Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Disneyland Paris 2014 // Halloween Meet & Greets!


To kick things off with the stupid amounts of Disneyland photos, I thought we'd start simple with the special characters we met along the way.
Surprisingly we were not trying to meet people this time. What I mean by that is I didn't make sure we were in a set spot 2 hours before a scheduled meet and greet. Of course I wanted to meet as many characters as possible but we only went for it if we happened to be where there was a meet going on.
I was super stoked to see that as we entered Frontierland heading for our first ride of the trip (Phantom Manor), that Jack Skellington had his own special set up complete with Zero and we joined the queue. He was amazing and instantly put a smile on my face after a bit of a rubbish morning when our phones wouldn't work and we were panicking about getting in touch with Dad and Jake!

My camera is on it's way out at almost 5 years old, with a dodgy auto focus and a shutter that likes to play with my feelings, so my photos aren't the quality I would like - for that I apologize. I would of loved to of bought all the official photos but only invested in the one with Mickey as I preferred to spend my money on other things...haha!






From there, as you can see, we got really lucky! Although I may not of actually managed to catch anyone from my Meet and Greet wishlist, I was completely over the moon with all the villains and Halloween dressed characters we did have the pleasure of seeing, though my only suggestion is in future I hope Disney considers having a queuing system for meeting the villains of Maleficent Court. We waited a loonngg time and had many people push in and even elbow me in the ribs to get in!
I have to say that every star we met exceeded expectations, as they did in 2010. Disney is NOT just for kids and these guys proved that by giving us the interaction and attention that everyone else received. Jack spoke to me for a while discussing Halloween, the Queen of Hearts acted 'flattered' and 'blushed' as I kissed her hand and then she did the above pose. Pooh Bear jumped and danced with my Mam and Stitch threw her about a bit haha. As regular readers will know my experience with Stitch in 2010 was completely awesome and so when I said 'Love you Stitch!' this time he ran to the sweety basket and shoved a handful of bags into my fists before sending me off blowing kisses.

I hope you enjoy my few photos and would love to know your thoughts on Disney character meet and greets. Have you meet anyone? If so who was your favorite and what was the most special experience?
Stay tuned for way more...as this is only the beginning!







30 comments:

  1. Love that selectively coloured photo! No idea who it is but I like him :)

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    1. Thanks! I had to because the sun came out and put my settings all to pot making me totally over exposed :( haha
      It's Dr Facilier! The 'baddy' from Princess and the Frog - he was fab!

      xo

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  2. Jack is my favey! <3 ^__^
    Aww your photos are adorable! Glad you had an amazing time, can't wait to see the rest! xx

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    1. He is awesome isn't he?!
      Thank you! You will regret saying that...I have too many!

      xo

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  3. Wow some lovely photo's there and love the first one with Micky :)

    Pams Stuff and Things

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  4. Awesome meet and greets. :) It's been years since I've been to Disney, but I really want to go back.

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  5. these photos are brilliant! i didn't know they did meet and greets in Disney, I thought the characters just walked around and u stop them for a photo - I have never been obvs!! I would def want a pic with a few :) xx

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    1. Oh no there would be riots if it were like that!! haha
      Thanks so much :) I hope to one day see your post like this.

      xo

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  6. So cute! I love the picture of you with the kitty :)
    You never grow too old for character photos

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    1. My Mam was the most excited to meet Marie! haha
      Thank you! And exactly!

      xo

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  7. Obsessed with Pooh's cute little halloween costume!! I always run to Tigger first every.single.time!! Like when I was 9 I lost my entire family because I saw tigger and went after him haha! Can't wait to get to Disney World next year and meet all of the, ahh!!

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    1. How freakin' adorable is it?! Minnie's was pretty awesome too but we missed out on her a couple times.
      Aww what an awesome story, that'll be amazing to tell your kids and stuff haha

      xo

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  8. Aw looks like you had a fab time. love the Halloween characters.:)

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    1. I did thank you. And I am so lucky I got to go during Halloween - they were all amazing!

      xo

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  9. Oh my you met sooo many! Disney is definitely not just for kids. I always have a blast when I go. I think my favorite character that I have met is Jasmine. She was just SO sweet and very pretty too :D

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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    1. Oh I didn't think it was that many! haha At least compared to last time. I could of had way more but didnt fancy fighting with people just for a photo.
      I just missed Jasmine too, she was rather beautiful though!!

      xo

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  10. Fabulous collection of photos! I always run around meeting all the characters when I'm at Disney too. They're so much fun!

    Chloe x
    newgirlintoon.co.uk

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    1. Thank you! It's all part of the experience isn't it! A must when on holiday at Disney!

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  11. I must say, you look so so happy in those photos. So many characters though!

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    1. Aw thank you. I was. I was at home <3 :)

      xo

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  12. I am so jealous! I want to go back to Disney sooo bad. You look proper happy haha, I'm so jealous.
    Kloe xx
    skullsnkisses.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Extremely happier! I'd only be happier if Jake and the dog were there :P

      xo

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  13. Sooo cool! I've never seen Jack Skellington out and about he's so awesome! I love Dr Facilier as well he looks amazing!

    hellomissjordan.blogspot.co.uk xx

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    1. He was the first one we met and the one I'd be most excited for! He has his own little Halloweeny hut in Frontierland especially for October :)

      xo

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  14. Oh my gosh this is so awesome! I haven't had the chance to go to Disneyland yet but this post has made me more excited than ever! I hope you had fun! Haha, well obviously you had fun but you know what I mean! :D

    Lots of Love,
    Manpreet

    simplymblog.com

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    1. Thank you!! Oh it's something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime!

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  15. Amazing character photos! Love the one of you and Marie x

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    1. Yey! Thank you! I'm not the most photogenic so not so happy with most of them ha but it's the memories that count :D

      xo

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