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What's Your Most Heartwarming Disney Theme Park Story?

Sometimes characters or staff go above and beyond for kids (and adults), which is known as "pixie dusting."

Fact: Disney is the most magical place on earth — it's an unforgettable experience for both adults and kids.

And sometimes the Disney characters/staff will go above and beyond to make someone's day. This is known as "pixie dusting."


Usually they'll give out free gifts, fast passes, or offer some type of exclusive experience.

Like this story, where a little boy was taken out of a long meet & greet line to have a private stroll with Mary Poppins.

Roxanne Ruppert Rees

"Mary Poppins was leaving her meet and greet on a VERY hot day (I'm sure anxious to change or have a break) and my son was taken out of the line and asked to go on a stroll with her, just the two of them. I almost cried." —Roxanne Ruppert Rees

Or the day this little girl got picked to "open the gates of Arendelle" and ride Frozen first.

Kim Stephenson Haines

"Talk about some pixie dust! My daughter got to open the gates to Arendelle for the day and then we got personally escorted onto the Frozen ride for our own private ride. Then they were waiting for us with a Royal Greeting after and my daughter got to name the troll for the day (incidentally she chose "Sneezy.") Then we got to pose with all the cast members, who are all from Norway! What a magical way to start our day!!!" —Kim Stephenson Haines

Or this kid who was so mesmerized by the candy shop, that a staff member hooked him up.


"My little dude received his first “pixie dust” today!!! He was so enamored with watching the ladies make caramel apples, then one of them gave him a candy-covered marshmallow!! His day was made!!!" —Anonymous

Even just giving someone free ice cream because why not??

@WDWToday Paul (custodial) overheard us talking about dessert, and Paul "pixie dusted" us with Mickey Bars! TY Paul!!!! #castcompliment

And of course, some people actually get pixie dusted.

pixie dusted for my last day at MK

So, have you or your kids ever been pixie dusted? Did a staff member go out of their way to make your day magical? Add your photo to the dropbox below and tell us your story for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post!