Top 5 Picks for Pixar Fans at Disney World

Rides, events, and attractions that appeal to fans of the Pixar films

From the original Toy Story to the forth-coming Cars 2, Disney World offers a wide range of rides, experiences and attractions designed to appeal to Pixar fans. Whether you want to dine with Remi, chat with Crush or laugh with Mike Wazowski, you'll find plenty of Pixar fun when you visit Disney World.

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Pixar Place (Disney's Hollywood Studios)

Pixar Place

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Don't miss Pixar Place in Hollywood Studios, home of Toy Story Mania. Not only can you catch a glimpse of your favorite Toy Story Pals, but sharp eyed guests can spot a robotic version of Luxo Jr, the Pixar mascot. An oversized robotic Luxo the Lamp performs on an alcove in Pixar Place throughout the day.

Tip: If you love Toy Story, don't miss this list of top picks for Toy Story fans!

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Meet Remi (France Pavilion, Epcot)


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Meet the pint-sized chef in person when you dine on select days at Chefs de France. Located in the France pavilion in Epcot, this location offers a fantastic array of menu options sure to please any palette.

Remi is fully interactive and will stop by your table for a chat. You will need to make a reservation to dine at Chefs de France. Be sure to choose a seating time during Remi's work hours to meet the smallest chef in Disney World.

Tip: Have your camera ready, but don't worry about the autograph book, Remi's paws are too small to hold a pen!

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Meet Crush at the Seas with Nemo and Friends (Epcot)


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While this entire pavilion is worth a visit, the Pixar star to see here is Crush the sea turtle. The surfer dude turtle greets guests daily and will delight kids and parents alike. Crush is operated by a sort of video puppetry, and is fully interactive, and greets guests as he asks and answers questions. Don't be surprised if your kids address you as "Dude" for the rest of the day after a visit with Crush!

At the Seas with Nemo and Friends you'll also be able to spot a real life Nemo, snap a photo with an oversized Bruce the shark and learn about marine life and conservation.

Tip: The adjacent Coral Reef is a very popular dining spot, as long as you don't feel too guilty about consuming seafood after meeting Nemo and the gang!

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The Magic of Disney Animation ( Disney's Hollywood Studios)

Animation buffs of all ages will enjoy a stroll through this exhibit, and the show is nicely balanced between factual animation and fun character appearances. Pixar fans will enjoy spotting characters from the films in the exit area after the show — visitors may catch a glimpse of Frozone, Lightening McQueen or Carl and Russel in the autograph area.

Tip: Spend some time in the electronics area after the show to get a sense of the work that goes into creating your favorite animated films.

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Monster's Laugh Floor (Magic Kingdom)

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

The Walt Disney Company

Don't miss the Monsters, Inc. laugh floor, a comedy club featuring stars from the animated film. The Laugh Floor is located in the Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland and is hosted by Mike Wazowski, the monocular star of Monsters, Inc.

Guests will be treated to a parade of interactive performing monsters, and while some jokes are on the corny side, they never fail to get a laugh. This attraction is suitable for the whole family and well worth a visit for any Pixar fan.

Tip: This is a large capacity attraction, so plan on stopping in after you experience busier Magic Kingdom attractions like Dumbo and the Disney World Grand Prix.

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