Disney characters surprised unsuspecting shoppers at one Long Island mall this week.
Walt Disney World, as part of its DisneySide campaign, set up a pop-up store at Westfield Sunrise Center in Massapequa, transforming shoppers' shadows into animated characters, and then posted a YouTube video.
Hidden cameras captured kids' and adults' reactions -- ranging from pure shock and laughs to even a dance-off. Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Buzz Lightyear and even Cinderella made an appearance -- bringing a touch of Disney warmth to a frigid Long Island.
According to an official Disney blog, Disney Parks chose Westfield Sunrise Center because they wanted a mall somewhere cold and in the middle of winter. The goal? "To remind people that everyone has a side of them that laughs more, plays more and plain has more fun," which is the mission of the DisneySide campaign.
Check out the video below -- we guarantee it will put a huge smile on your face.