Disney Friends Returning to Pete’s Silly Sideshow at Magic Kingdom

Some favorite Disney friends are coming back to Magic Kingdom after being gone since the pandemic. On January 15th, Pete’s Silly Sideshow will be reopening in the Storybook Circus area of New Fantasyland. This is where guests will be able to meet Minnie Magnifique, Daisy Fortuna, The Astounding Donaldo, and The Great Goofini. Each of these characters have magnificent costumes that match up with their over the top names. Here is the post announcing the return of Pete’s Silly Sideshow:

Pete’s Silly Sideshow returns on Jan. 15! 🎪 ⭐ Circus stars Minnie Magnifique, Daisy Fortuna, The Astounding Donaldo, and The Great Goofini are ready to shine under the Big Top at Magic Kingdom!


Pete’s Silly Sideshow opened with Storybook Circus in October of 2012. There are two sides of the area, one red and one blue. On the red side, guests can meet Minnie Magnifique and Daisy Fortuna. In 2019, Pluto could be found in Daisy’s spot under the name of Wonder-Pup Pluto. The blue side has The Great Goofini and The Astounding Donaldo. Although the area is named for Pete, he actually does not meet with guests there. The location is a great place to meet with some favorite Disney characters in costumes that they don’t wear anywhere else.

What do you think of the reopening of Pete’s Silly Sideshow? Are you excited to visit? What character are you most looking forward to? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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