Today, Monday April 18, 2022, something very familiar to Florida residents and tourists all over the world returned to Disney World after the COVID19 pandemic forced the “happiest place in the world” to pause hugs and up close character greetings.

On Monday, Mickey Mouse posed with Magic Kingdom Park cast members at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, celebrating the phased return of traditional character greetings. Mickey and his pals are now available for photos, hugs and autographs at Walt Disney World theme parks and Disney Resort hotels.