This information comes to us from Walt Disney World Characters:
Ariel’s Grotto is closing on April 12th, making Sunday April 11th the last day she will be available to Guests outside of dining. Still awaiting word on when she is moving to the Veranda, but it’s assumed that will be May 9th.
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger are moving to the Train Station in Mickey’s Toontown Fair starting April 12th, then relocating to Town Square on May 9th.
Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow are joining the Hoedown Happening at Frontierland on Sunday, April 11; they will be replacing Liverlips and Shaker.
Star Wars Weekends will have two new characters this year, both from the Clone Wars.
Goofy will be moving to The Pirates League on April 11th. He will be dressed like a pirate and will be located next to the Quartermaster’s desk, across the way from where Captain Hook and Mr. Smee used to meet.
Good Times Gathering Spot at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open from March 28th-April 10th. Pocahontas will be there will her forest friends, including: Meeko, Chip, Dale, Miss Bunny, and Thumper.
Cinderella’s Royal Table has changed the dinner character greeting format from the Fairy Godmother, Suzy, and Perla show to the more traditional meet and greet currently offered for breakfast and lunch. This changed on Feb. 7th.
Magic Kingdom Teardrop is officially closed. See the RANDOM page to see other possible random character greeting locations.
May 9th is the day character schedules will be changing, see the rumored section for more information.
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