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As of September , Disney has shut down the standby queue and instead distributes only FASTPASS tickets to meet Anna and Elsa. FASTPASS is first come. Disneyland Drive, Hollywood Land, Anaheim, CA Anna & Elsa's Royal Welcome was a fun attraction and a great way to meet the characters from the. Tips and information on where to meet Anna and Elsa, from Frozen, at Disney World and a list of attractions that include Princess Anna & Queen Elsa.
While I'd imagined a no-hassle walk-up, I'd also been warned of a scene straight out of an airport terminal. Two hours wasn't so bad, I thought. I asked the woman at the end of the line if she was indeed at the end of the line. It turned out that, no, she wasn't.Meeting Anna and Elsa :-)
She was at the end of the first part of the line. The actual end of the line was around the corner, in front of the oompah-pahing Village Haus. I left the snowy-roof area, took my proper place, and without a signpost for a guide, wondered how bad a mess I was in.
Heather, a Disneyland guide, approached the stragglers like me. From where you're standing right now, Heather said, it's a four-and-a-half-hour wait. Reinsert knowing laughter here. I checked the time. The park now had been open for all of 10 minutes. I was regretting not packing trail mix.
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In any case, I was informed that, no, there had been no Extra Magic Hour admissions on this day. The park had indeed opened at 9 a. So, how was it then that in just 10 minutes a line of DMV-dwarfing proportions had developed outside of Anna and Elsa's Royal Reception room?
Me and my stupid walking. A line-waiter would hold another line-waiter's place while the second line-waiter went off and did something exciting, like wait in a shorter line somewhere else. There was mild depression. The "Frozen" line might not have been the happiest place on Earth, but it was far from the most miserable. Marissa Harris, from Oceanside, California, was in line, and cheerily so, for her daughter, who was marking her 4th birthday.
Harris's two children, including her 2-year-old son, had seen "Frozen" at a special screening at her husband's military base.
The characters made their debut on the theme-park circuit in November, around the time the Oscar-winning film was released in theaters. And so Harris and her family came to Disneyland, and set about to meet Anna and Elsa for themselves. The act of standing in line was something doable, unlike, say, acquiring a "Frozen" princess dress lotsa luck on that one, parents said or buying "Frozen" paper party plates for retail price as opposed to relying on inflated auction bids or resorting to the arts-and-craftsy black market suppliers at Etsy.
Not everyone in line was there for their kids. There was, for instance, the decked-out-in-Disney couple who were marking their first wedding anniversary. There was, for another instance, me.
Make Today a Perfect Day: Meet Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus
While I don't know anyone who likes to stand in line, I especially don't like to do so. Even as a kid in the s, I favored the PeopleMover above all Disneyland rides because I could get on and off over and over again.
The then-downtrodden Mission to Mars was another favorite for that reason. I wondered if I could or would stand in line for four-and-a-half hours so my son could meet two bewigged actors.
And then I realized what I'd do: I'd sell him on getting face time with the current PeopleMover of Disneyland characters, Merida. View photos At about 10 a. I'd heard that Anna-and-Elsa mania was siphoning off visitors from the other park characters.
And so I had to see for myself, and so I did: While the wait to meet "Frozen" royalty would take all morning, and perhaps stretch into the afternoon, the wait to meet Merida was five minutes.
Sadly, I did not see Merida, five-minute wait or no. I was told by another park patron that she was out feeding her horses, or hiding her head in shame or something.
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On this day, the wait time to meet Cinderella at Royal Hall was 30 minutes; the same went for Captain America at the Marvel-ized Innoventions in Tomorrowland.
Thor, also at Innoventions, was slightly more popular — I was told it would take 45 minutes to come face to armored plate with the hero. View photos On the whole, standing in the Anna-and-Elsa line was good for me, and not just because I now laugh at minute wait times.
God of Thunder, please.
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They do NOT appear at the restaurant. Having breakfast, then visiting Royal Sommerhus, which is literally steps away from Akershus, is a fabulous way to meet lots of princesses in a short time! The entrance to Royal Sommerhus is exquisite. Naturally, the Disney Imagineers did not disappoint when it came to incorporating the details we love from the movies. My favorite was the vase of beautiful sunflowers from Frozen Fever.
Of course, the cast members are careful to keep them closed, and only allow one door to open at any one time. We met Elsa first, and enjoyed the wonderful view of her ice castle from her balcony. Notice the snowflakes on the doors and carpet. Elsa was so regal and genuine, giving her full attention to my granddaughter and was as gracious as can be. When Frozen first hit the theaters and most little girls dreamed of being Elsa, my granddaughter always identified with Anna. Like most character meet and greets, PhotoPass photographers are available to capture your royal encounter.