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Magic Shots at Walt Disney World: What’s Currently Available and Where to Find Them

Magic Shots at Walt Disney World

This is the scenario: You arrive at Walt Disney World and you see all of the PhotoPass photographers. You have your Magic Band or your PhotoPass card ready to go and maybe you have purchased Memory Maker as well. You are ready to get some great pictures of your vacation! But, do you know about the extra bit of magic that can be added to your photos? They are called Magic Shots. Magic Shots are little bits of magic (characters, animation, etc.) that can be added to your photos after they are taken and they will then appear on the My Disney Experience app.

Magic Shots can be found throughout all four of the Walt Disney World Parks. They change regularly and seasonally. For example, if you are attending any special events such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, you will want to ask for the special Magic Shots available at these parties. Currently, there are some special Magic Shots at Epcot celebrating the Flower and Garden Festival including Orange Bird.

So, where do you find all of these Magic Shots? Take a look at the list below. This list includes all of the Magic Shots currently offered in each park. Keep in mind though that these are subject to change and there may be PhotoPass photographers present intermittently at these locations throughout the day.  If you do not find a photographer there the first time and you really want to grab that extra bit of magic in your picture, stop back again!

Magic Kingdom

Mickey Mouse – this Magic Shot can be found in a few different locations throughout the Magic Kingdom including the entrance to the park, Town Square, and the bridge to Fantasyland.

Peter Pan – as you enter the Magic Kingdom, you may find PhotoPass photographers ready to help you fly with Peter Pan!

Stitch – Get your picture with 626 in Tomorrowland or the bridge to Tomorrowland.

Sebastian – Go under the sea with Sebastian in this Magic Shot found near the Under the Sea -Journey of the Little Mermaid.

Dumbo – Don’t just fly, Soar! The Dumbo Magic Shot can be found near Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

Tinkerbell – Find the perfect shot with some added pixie dust and your favorite fairy at the entrance to the Magic Kingdom and on Main Street, U.S.A.

Hei Hei – This Magic Shot can be found with PhotoPass photographers in Adventureland

Cheshire Cat – Smile with the coolest striped cat around with this Magic Shot found in Fantasyland, near the Mad Tea Party.

Casting Agency – This shot can be found near the Casting Agency door on Main Street U.S.A.

Chip the Tea Cup – Found near Gaston’s Tavern or Maurice’s Cottage,

Minnie Mouse – This Magic Shot can be found at the entrance to the Magic Kingdom, in Town Square and by the bridge leading to Fantasyland.

Pixie Wings – The Fairy Wings can be added to your photos by PhotoPass photographers in Fantasyland

Mickey Bar – The Mickey Bar Magic Shot can be found with PhotoPass photographers on Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, and Frontierland.

Giant Dole Whip – Looking a giant version of this favorite snack? This is available from photographers in Adventureland.

Olaf – If you are looking for a warm hug, head over to the bridge leading to Fantasyland, the bridge leading to Tomorrowland or the bridge to Liberty Square to get this Magic Shot with everyone’s favorite snowman.

Frozen Snowflake – You can get this Magic Shot in the Hub in front of Cinderella Castle, on the bridge to Fantasyland, the bridge to Tomorrowland or the bridge leading to Liberty Square.

Mickey Balloons – You will find this Magic Shot as you enter the Magic Kingdom or with PhotoPass photographers along Main Street, U.S.A.

Lumiere – Head over to Fantasyland, near the Beast’s Castle, to find this Magic Shot.

The Muppets – Stop at the bridge as you enter Liberty Square to grab this Magic Shot and capture your own moment in history!

Prince Naveen – Pucker up for this Magic Shot with the Frog Prince himself! This is available from PhotoPass Photographers in Frontierland, Tomorrowland, Adventureland, Liberty Square, and at the Hub in front of Cinderella Castle.


Figment (2) -One little spark of inspiration will bring these Magic Shots to life with your favorite purple dragon! Found at Spaceship Earth, Future World or World Showcase, there are two different poses for these Figment Magic Shots.

Balloons – You can float away with this Balloon Magic Shot found in Future World

Tinker Bell – Head over to the United Kingdom Pavilion or Future World to get a little pixie dust from our favorite fairy!

Pascal – Try to get a glimpse of this chameleon with this Magic Shot found in the World Showcase.

Frozen Snowflake or Olaf – Both of these Magic Shots can be found with PhotoPass photographers in the Norway Pavilion

Mushu – Head over to the China Pavilion to find a PhotoPass photographer who can get a picture with you and the indestructible Mushu!

Iago – Stop by the Morocco Pavilion in the World Showcase and look for PhotoPass Photographers who can get you

Fairy Wings – The Fairy Wings Magic Shot can be found in Future World and throughout World Showcase

Coco – Visit the Mexico Pavilion and look for the PhotoPass photographer with this Magic Shot.

Mickey or Minnie – When you see PhotoPass photographers at Spaceship Earth, in Future World or World Showcase, you can ask about either of these Magic Shots with Mickey or Minnie Mouse

Cheshire Cat – Be sure to give a big grin when you find this Magic Shot available from PhotoPass photographers in the United Kingdom Pavilion

Chip – If you are looking for this fun-loving teacup, look for one of the PhotoPass photographers in the France pavilion in the World Showcase

Figaro – This Magic Shot is found in the World Showcase, near Italy

Spike the Bee and Flower – Spike the Bee and his flower can be found with PhotoPass photographers found throughout the World Showcase

Butterflies – This Magic Shot can be found in Future World and throughout World Showcase

Orange Bird – This Magic Shot can be found throughout Epcot, as part of the International Flower and Garden Festival

Hollywood Studios

Green Army Man – Head over to Toy Story Land for this Magic Shot with PhotoPass Photographers that are not at Character Experience locations

Stitch or Pascal – Both of these Magic Shots can be found in the Animation Courtyard. Check with your PhotoPass Photographers to see what they have!

Rizzo – Look for the PhotoPass photographers that are near the wall by PizzeRizzo Restaurant to add some cheese to your next photo.

Jack-Jack – Head over to Pixar Place and look for this Magic Shot with some superpowers added!

Balloons or Balloon Frame – You can walk along Hollywood Blvd to find either of these Magic Shots. Check with your photographer to see what they have available.

Chip the Tea Cup, Mickey Mouse or Minnie Mouse – As you walk along Sunset Blvd and near Theater of the Stars, you may find PhotoPass Photographers with any of these Magic Shots

Tinker Bell – Ask your PhotoPass photographers on Hollywood Blvd about this Magic Shot with everyone’s favorite fairy.

Olaf or Frozen Snowflake – If you are walking near the Frozen Sing-Along or near Echo Lake, look for PhotoPass photographers who can add a little chill to your family photo.

Animal Kingdom

Wilderness Explorer Sash – Adventure is out there! Be ready with this Magic Shot that may be available at the entrance to the park, Asia, Africa, Discovery Island or Dinoland U.S.A.

Jiminy Cricket, Butterflies – Both of these Magic Shots may be found at the entrance to the park so be sure to ask your PhotoPass photographer about availability.

Banshee, Banshee Adoption or Woodsprite – Whether you are exploring Pandora during the day or at night, ask the PhotoPass photographers about adding one of these to your pictures.

Tinker Bell – Found near the Tree of Life, this Magic Shot includes everyone’s favorite fairy complete with a little pixie dust.

Pocahontas – Paint with all the colors of the wind as you pose for this Magic Shot found on Discovery Island or near the Park Entrance

Flik – Near the It’s Tough to be a Bug show, ask about adding this friendly bug to your photo

Wilderness Explorer Dinosaur Badge – Look for photographers near Dinoland U.S.A. and ask about this Magic Shot to show that you are ready for your next adventure.

Lion King – Ask about adding your favorite friends from the Lion King to your photo at the entrance to the park or on Discovery Island

Kaa – This Magic Shot is available in select locations throughout Asia

Lion Guard or Hyenas – Whether you are venturing on a safari or heading to a great meal at Tusker House, if you see a PhotoPass photographer in Africa, ask about adding one of these Magic Shots to your photo!

Mickey or Minnie – Remember that it all started with a mouse and as you get pictures taken on Discovery Island, ask your photographer about these Magic Shots.

Bambi, Pua or Hei Hei– As you explore Discovery Island, look for PhotoPass photographers that may have one of these Magic Shots.

Kevin – As you head over to watch the Up! A Great Bird Adventure, look for a PhotoPass photographer in Asia, near the entrance to the show, or on Discovery Island to add Kevin to your photo!

Huey, Dewey, and Louie – This Magic Shot can be found with PhotoPass photographers in Dinoland U.S.A.

As noted above, photographers may be found intermittently at some of these locations. Also, not all photographers will have every Magic Shot listed. This list is always subject to change. However, it is fun to add that bit of extra magic to your photos. Ask your photographers about adding Magic Shots and if you are looking for a certain one, ask to include it.

Ready to experience all of the magic at one of the Disney Destinations? Let’s get started planning your next vacation! As an agent with Key to the World Travel, the official travel partner of Disney Addicts and Chip and Co., I can help you plan your trip to any Disney Destination and beyond! Contact me today at k.greer@keytotheworldtravel.com or fill out the quote request form below. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram too for all the latest news and planning tips.

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Kelly is a travel planner with Key to the World Travel, specializing in Disney Destinations, Universal, Orlando, Sea World Parks and more. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a wife, mom of 4 and Disney fanatic, going to the Disney parks since she was 5. When she is not planning vacations or traveling with her family, she can be found watching Pittsburgh Penguins hockey or Grey's Anatomy!
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