They are quite strict in California. I wore a "Peter Pan"outfit once and some horrendously rude lady told me to go back and change. It was a green v-neck shirt, tights, waist belt and brown boots with my Peter hat. And then I went and changed into shorts. And they still told me no. I couldn't believe how rude they were. It was horrible. APPARENTLY, they have toned down a bit...but I haven't tried since.
That is sad:/ At first I was mad that they would promote being young at heart but not dressing up. But before I left for WDW a follower explained that it was probably a precaution just in case the person in costume misbehaves and people mistake them for being a cast member. That would look bad on Disney and unfortunately those people that misbehave ruined it for everyone.
How did you get away with dressing up as Belle? Every time I turn around, they're saying you're not allowed to at Disney World. I mean, I'd love to dress up as a princess for my birthday in September, but I've been told I'd be turned away at the front gate if I do.
I was weary to dress up but I decided to go for it. I wore the provincial dress from the beginning of Beauty and The Beast and not her ball gown. It looked like a normal dress that so happened to make me look like Belle (there is a picture of it being posted next). I say go for it but make sure it one of their casual dresses and not a ball gown :)
I tried to send this as a reply to your question but it was too long. :) California is VERY strict about this rule. No adults allowed in costumes in Disneyland unless its for the Halloween Party. But I saw multiple Adults dressed up as Disney characters in Florida when I was there this past month and no one seemed to care. Good luck!
Thank you! Yeah, I dressed up as Belle in Disney World and the cast members loved it. There was no negativity at all:)
It makes sense. You see characters in the parks and they are the ones who should be dressed up. If a guest takes an inappropriate picture with someone dressed up and posts it, others can assume the person in costume works for Disney. You can always go to the Halloween parties dressed up as anyone you like.
This is extremely logical:) Especially the picture thing. My dress isn’t that costumey but, I can imagine there were some people who took their costumes to an inappropriate level and ruined it for everyone.
I planned on wearing belle’s blue dress from the beginning of the movie to magic kingdom when I go next week. My school just recently did Beauty and the Beast and I borrowed the costume.But, I just recently stumbled upon an article stating that Disney frowns upon costumes. It is actually banned. if you are old than 10 you can not wear a costume in the parks. Any thoughts/comments about this?
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