Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth – it has been for many years, and it will continue to be for many generations to come. It is a heaven for all those who love Disney but sometimes one very crucial element of what makes the place so magical can be overlooked – and that is the efforts of those who work there.
Yes, Disneyland is a dream come true, but those who are employed by the big mouse and dress like the characters for our pleasure are the ones who truly make it memorable. What little kid doesn’t remember the joy of meeting their favourite character come to life?
To celebrate this, we have a list of great photos that capture just how special these people make our experience. One thing is for sure – these people must love their job almost as much as Gaston loves himself.
#1 First, they all care so much for animals.
#2 They stay brilliantly in character – and that includes wanting to fight you if you’re up for the challenge.
#3 In character to the point where they will genuinely steal your girl. In all fairness, no one does it quite like Gaston.
#4 They make you feel like the coolest person on the planet because you get to do stuff like this.
#5 They happily let you muck around with their props.
#6 Or just muck about in general.
#7 Their reactions when you look like them are the cutest.
#8 And if you dress like a princess, you get treated like one.
#9 They take even the sickest jokes in their stride… that poor, poor man probably regrets wearing that.
#10 Even celebrities cannot resist them.
#11 Some people love them so much, they even try to marry them. I don’t think she’s going to say yes buddy…
#12 Here’s another guy trying it with Belle. Do you have a library? You might stand more of a chance…
#13 They leave you with precious memories, like the time you got to actually kiss a Disney princess.
#14 Or the time you got the softest hug ever.
#15 They always appreciate how well you dress up- Sally here really approves of this beautiful needlework and see would know good stuff when she sees it.
#16 And look so like the characters, you almost can’t believe they are really in front of you.