Characters at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando offers guests a myriad of ways to have fun while visiting the resort. From thrill rides and immersive lands to entertaining live shows, there’s something for every member of the family. One aspect that many first-time guests may not be aware of is the ability to meet with favorite characters from Universal films. That’s why the Professor has put together a handy list of all character meet-and-greets and where to find them at Universal Orlando Resort!

Universal Studios Florida

  • The Minions: At the exit to the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction in Production Central
  • Trolls: In Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone
  • The Simpsons Family: Near The Simpsons Ride in Springfield U.S.A.
  • Krusty the Clown and Sideshow Bob: Near The Simpsons Ride in Springfield U.S.A.
  • Knight Bus Conductor: At the Knight Bus located outside of Diagon Alley entrance in London
  • Gringotts Goblin: Inside Gringotts Money Exchange in Diagon Alley
  • Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, and Megatron: Near the exit to TRANSFORMERS: The Ride 3D in Production Central
  • Hashtag the Panda: Inside the Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, and Squidward Tentacles: Inside Spongebob StorePants in Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone
  • Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, and the Gang: Near the Brown Derby Hat Shop on Hollywood Blvd.
  • Doc Brown: At the DeLorean Time Machine near the entrance to Springfield U.S.A.
  • Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey: Near Shrek 4-D in Production Central
  • Lucille Ball: Hollywood Blvd.
  • Marilyn Monroe: Hollywood Blvd. and in New York after the Marilyn and Diamond Bellas show
  • Beetlejuice: Next to Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show on Hollywood Blvd.
  • Hello Kitty: At the Hello Kitty Store on Hollywood Blvd.
  • Mummy Guards: At Revenge of the Mummy in New York
  • Penguins of Madagascar: Near the Garden of Allah on Hollywood Blvd.
  • Barney and Friends: Near A Day in the Park with Barney in Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • Hogwarts Express Conductor: At the Hogwarts Express near the entrance to Hogsmeade
  • Marvel Heroes: Spider-Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, and Rogue: In Marvel Super Hero Island
  • Marvel Villains: Green Goblin and Doctor Doom: In Marvel Super Hero Island
  • Jurassic Park Raptors: At the Raptor Encounter in Jurassic Park
  • Po (Kung Fu Panda): At the park’s Port of Entry
  • Puss in Boots and Kitty Softpaws: At the park’s Port of Entry
  • Alex the Lion and King Julien (Madagascar): At the park’s Port of Entry
  • Betty Boop: Near the Betty Boop Store in Toon Lagoon
  • Popeye and Olive Oyl: In Toon Lagoon
  • Dr. Seuss Characters: The Grinch, Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, Sam I Am, and The Lorax: After the Oh! The Stories You’ll Hear! show in Suess Landing

Character Dining

  • Marvel Character Dining: (Captain America. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, and Rogue) at Cafe 4 in Islands of Adventure. Dinner service Thursdays through Sundays, 5 pm to 7 pm.
  • Despicable Me Character Breakfast: In the Tahitian room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Breakfast service on Saturdays. Seatings at 8 am, 9:30 am, and 11 am.

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