Stars Visit Disney Theme Parks

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The love for Disney Parks is universal! Celebrities are just as obsessed with Disney World and Disneyland as anyone else, as evidenced by their professions and visits to the theme parks.

“I grew up in Orange County, so I grew up going to Disneyland all the time,” Milo Ventimiglia explained during a February 2018 appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, noting that he spent an eventful 12th birthday at the park. “Growing up at Disneyland, I mean, it was one of those places that you’d go and you’d fall in love, but you’d also like go and like get in real trouble.”

Drew Barrymore experienced something most parents are familiar with when she took her daughters — Olive and Frankie, whom she shares with ex-husband Will Kopelman — to Disney World. The actress noted that her kids were on “a big puffy princess cloud” … until they weren’t.

“If you’ve ever taken your kid to Disneyland or Disney World, it all ends at some point in mayhem,” she admitted on Late Night With Seth Meyers in February 2017. “That is a legitimate picture of my daughter just losing it on the floor.”

The pattern repeated itself during another visit. “This is her losing it at Disneyland — because it all ends up there,” Barrymore said. “You push it enough because you’re like, ‘I’m here! Let’s skip the nap! Let’s go, go, go!’ You want to maximize it. This is how it always ends for me.”

On the other hand, some stars worry their children won’t enjoy Disney as much as they do. “We’ve gone to [Disneyland] probably a bit more than is healthy,” Ginnifer Goodwin told Disney Twenty-Three in February 2016.

The Once Upon a Time alum and husband Josh Dallas’ son Oliver is set to follow in her footsteps, but the actress still has her doubts. “Oliver loves, loves, loves it. I have a video of him having a dance jam with Pluto and Donald. He cries when we take him away from the characters instead of what most toddlers do, which is cry when the characters come to them,” she elaborated. “I have a couple deep, dark fears about childbearing — like they won’t love Disneyland because I’ll oversaturate them.”

Scroll down to see celebs visiting Disney Parks through the years!

Courteney Cox

The Friends alum documented her Disneyland food tour in June 2021, which included cotton candy, a dole whip and a turkey leg.

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the Blink-182 drummer took their kids to the Happiest Place on Earth in May 2021, four months after Us Weekly confirmed they had been dating for a few months after being friends for years.

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Aaron Rodgers and Shailene Woodley

The Big Little Lies alum and her NFL quarterback fiancé channeled their inner child while visiting Disney World in April 2021, Woodley wearing rainbow Minnie Mouse ears and Rodgers donning a Star Wars tee. The couple packed on the PDA while wandering the park.

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Drew Barrymore

The actress looked like ever the Minnie Mouse fangirl at Disney World on January 25, 2020.

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Jonas Brothers

Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas embraced the force at Disney World’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge on August 8, 2019.

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Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes attended the Lion King and Jungle Festival parade at Disneyland Paris on June 29, 2019.

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Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria rang in son Santiago’s birthday at Disneyland on June 20, 2019.

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Edie Falco

Edie Falco visited Disney World’s popular Animal Kingdom attraction Pandora — The World of Avatar on April 22, 2019.

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Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus had a tea party with Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck and Pluto at Disneyland on April 2, 2019.

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John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh

For their one-year wedding anniversary, John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh returned to Disneyland — where he proposed — on February 7, 2019.

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Tina Fey

Tina Fey hung out with Vampirina at Disney World on October 8, 2018.

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Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart and son Tucker visited Cars Land at Disneyland on September 30, 2018.

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Hayley Roberts and David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff and wife Hayley Roberts celebrated her birthday at Disneyland on September 19, 2018.

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Michael Turchin and Lance Bass

Lance Bass and husband Michael Turchin enjoyed the Mad Tea Party ride at Disney World on June 13, 2018.

 

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Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams buddied up to Daisy Duck at Disney World on June 12, 2018.

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Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy — complete with mouse ears — posed next to Mickey Mouse at the Disneyland Paris Season of the Force launch on January 21, 2017.

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen

What a beautiful family! Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen took their sons — Jack and Benjamin — to Disneyland on July 2, 2013. The foursome took a cute snapshot with Red the Fire Truck at Cars Land.

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Melissa Joan Hart

What a handful! Melissa Joan Hart and her musician husband, Mark Wilkerson, brought their three children — Mason, Braydon and Tucker — to Disney on March 9, 2013. The adorable family posed with Jake of Jake and The Never Land Pirates at Disney Junior: Live On Stage.

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Sophia Grace and Rosie

Cute little munchkins! Ellen DeGeneres’ favorite girls — Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland — took a picture with Daisy Duck while taping segments for the 2012 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade on November 10, 2012.

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Backstreet Boys

A Backstreet Boys Christmas! Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough posed for an adorable snapshot with Santa Goofy and Pluto in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland on November 4, 2012.

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Mandy Moore

Rapunzel, meet Rapunzel! Mandy Moore posed with the Disney character at the park on October 15, 2012, the same year she played the blonde beauty in the animated film Tangled.

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Matthew Morrison

Old buds! Glee star Matthew Morrison posed with a Halloween-themed Mickey Mouse at Disneyland on October 13, 2012.

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Steve Carell

So cute! Former Office star Steve Carell made a new friend in Donald Duck when he visited Disneyland during Halloween Time on September 29, 2013.

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Snooki

Snooki and her boys! Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jionni LaValle brought their son Lorenzo to Walt Disney World on September 27, 2013. The family posed inside the Italy pavilion in Epcot.

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Lauren Parsekian and Aaron Paul

Pumpkin lovin’. Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul and his wife, Lauren Parsekian, celebrated Halloween Time at Disneyland on September 17, 2013.

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Halle Berry

About to pop! A very pregnant Halle Berry took some time out from preparing for her son’s arrival by meeting Mickey Mouse at the new live musical show, Mickey and the Magical Map, at Disneyland on July 22, 2013.

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James Franco

Best buds! James Franco had some fun alongside Walt Disney — a bronze statue of him! — and Mickey Mouse at Disneyland on March 28, 2013.

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Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde

Disney lovebirds! Two months after Olivia Wilde confirmed the news of her engagement to actor Jason Sudeikis, the two tried their luck at reopening the “Sword in the Stone” on March 26, 2013.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr.

The married I Know What You Did Last Summer costars took their daughter, Charlotte, to meet Tangled‘s Rapunzel at Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire attraction on March 6, 2013.

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John Krasinski and Emily Blunt

Vroom, vroom! The famous husband and wife were in good spirits when they scoped out the Cars Land attraction at Disney’s California Adventure on July 27, 2012.

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Ryan Kwanten

Spooky, indeed! True Blood star Ryan Kwanten couldn’t resist posing at the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland on July 12, 2012.

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Vanessa Williams

Mother and daughter bonding! Vanessa Williams brought her daughter Sasha to Disneyland on May 18, 2012, to celebrate her 12th birthday. The two posed with Merida from Brave during their special outing.

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Nolan Gould

Cowabunga! The Modern Family actor and Donald Duck hit the beach at the Typhoon Lagoon water park at Walt Disney World Resort on April 13, 2012.

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Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey

The superstars posed with Minnie Mouse and Mickey Mouse aboard the Disney Fantasy cruise ship at the christening gala in New York City on March 1, 2012.

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Kelly Clarkson

Bonjour! The American Idol champ posed with Beast and Belle (from Beauty and the Beast) near Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort on February 19, 2012.

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Seth Rogen

The Knocked Up actor went wild with Rafiki from The Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on November 26, 2011.

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Chloe Grace Moretz

The Kick-Ass star and Minnie Mouse threw their arms up in the air during Disneyland’s Halloween Time celebration on October 24, 2011.

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Tyra Banks

The America’s Next Top Model judge taught Minnie Mouse how to be fierce when she visited Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios on August 30, 2011.

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Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon

Big kids at heart! The parents of four girls posed with Mickey Mouse in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland on April 22, 2011.


Lady Gaga

Bad apples! The “Born This Way” singer stood beside The Evil Queen from Snow White at Disney World on April 16, 2011.

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Vanessa Hudgens

The Beastly actress cozied up to her favorite Beauty and the Beast character at Walt Disney’s Hollywood Studios on February 13, 2011.

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Daniel Dae Kim

Surf’s up! The Hawaii Five-0 actor mellowed out with Lilo from Lilo and Stitch at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios on December 28, 2010.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas

Happy holidays! The acclaimed actors took son Dylan and daughter Carys to see the Christmas tree at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park on November 24, 2010.

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Pauly D

The Jersey Shore star fist-pumped with Goofy at Magic Kingdom on October 22, 2010.

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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian

Spooky spouses! The country singer and the Playboy Club actor got into the spirit during Disneyland’s Halloween Time celebration on October 8, 2010.

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Chris Colfer

He’s a real boy! The Glee actor was all smiles went he met his favorite character, Pinocchio, at Disneyland on July 2, 2010.

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Katy Perry and Hayden Panettiere

The “Wide Awake” singer and the Nashville actress modeled Minnie Mouse ears while posing with the beloved character at Walt Disney World on April 25, 2009.

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Tina Fey and John Stamos

Princess power! The 30 Rock actress and the actor met Belle, Cinderella and Snow White inside Cinderella’s Castle at the Magic Kingdom on March 23, 2009.

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Selena Gomez

She can fly, she can fly, she can fly! The Wizards of Waverly Place star posed with Peter Pan‘s Tinkerbell at Disneyland on June 11, 2007.

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Kristen Bell

Off with their heads! The Veronica Mars star stood dangerously close to the temperamental Queen of Hearts during Alice in Wonderland‘s Mad Tea Party at Walt Disney World on October 16, 2005.

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