Magic Kingdom® Park
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The world’s most famous theme park, Magic Kingdom® Park at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando is the place where childhood dreams come true. With more than 40 unforgettable attractions, themed dining and shopping, and countless surprises, your imagination is the limit when you’re at “The Most Magical Place on Earth.”
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Magic Kingdom Park is divided into six themed lands, each with a different focus. After arriving at the park by your choice of ferry or monorail, you’ll stroll through the gates into the first area, Main Street, U.S.A.®. Here, you can hop aboard the Walt Disney World® Railroad for a unique tour of the park (when available), or head off on foot to see what else is in store for you.
Where you go from there is up to you. If you opt for a clockwise direction, you’ll discover Adventureland® and its classic attractions. Famous attractions here include Pirates of the Caribbean® and Jungle Cruise®. You can also cool off in comfort as playful Audio-Animatronic birds entertain you at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room.
If you left Main Street, U.S.A., aboard the Walt Disney World Railroad (when available), you’ll be able to disembark at our next stop, Frontierland®. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad® provides big thrills in this section, or embrace the spirit of exploration on Tom Sawyer Island. Next, you’ll come to Liberty Square, where you can party with 999 happy haunts at Haunted Mansion®. Or, hear what past and present U.S. leaders have to say — literally — at The Hall of Presidents.
But enough with anything involving the real world — it’s time to move on to Fantasyland®, which is home to Cinderella Castle and also features a stop on the Walt Disney World Railroad (when available). In this land, you can soar at Peter Pan’s Flight®, enjoy a rocky ride at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and take a musical journey around the globe at "it’s a small world"®, among other attractions.
Last but not least, Tomorrowland® will take you to the future. In addition to white-knuckle excitement on Space Mountain®, this area has two great ways to enjoy a relaxing break between thrills: Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress and Tomorrowland® Transit Authority PeopleMover. And starting April 4, 2023, Tomorrowland will be home to the newest Walt Disney World thrill ride: TRON Lightcycle / Run presented by Enterprise.
Beyond its rides and shows — including the return of the Happily Ever After nighttime spectacular on April 3, 2023 — Magic Kingdom Park is packed with character encounters, fun shops and a wide range of dining options. It also traditionally hosts two of Orlando’s most popular annual events: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in the lead-up to Halloween, and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party during the holidays.
With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder why Magic Kingdom Park continues to be a must-visit for millions of people around the world more than a half-century since it opened. See below for more details on Magic Kingdom Park’s attractions, special features and events, and make sure it’s on your itinerary during your next visit to Orlando.
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Disney Genie Service
Available for all Walt Disney World Resort guests in the My Disney Experience app, the complimentary Disney Genie Service offers new features that let you create your best Disney day. These features include a personalized itinerary creator that effortlessly and smartly maps out an entire day inspired by the things guests tell Disney they love — helping you make the most of your park time so you can have more fun.
Similar to a navigation app on a phone, the Disney Genie Service continues to update your itinerary from morning to night as the day changes, so you can stay spontaneous and go with the flow — whether you need a nap, encounter an unexpected rain shower or want to take a detour for a Mickey ice cream bar.
Through the My Disney Experience app, you can also purchase the Disney Genie+ Lightning Lane Entrance for more than 40 attractions across the four Walt Disney World theme parks, as well as Individual Lightning Lane Entrance for highly demanded attractions. As a reminder, attractions continue to offer a traditional standby queue.
Encounter one exciting moment after another as you make your way through enchanting lands and captivating places. Indulge your curiosity, be spontaneous, and anticipate adventure — there’s so much to explore. Unless otherwise noted, all experiences at Magic Kingdom Park are suitable for all ages and heights.
Embark on an adventure with swashbuckling pirates, magic carpet rides, and treks through the jungles of Africa and Asia. The adventure never ends.
Take off on a 1930s steamer boat to explore the major rivers of Asia, Africa and South America. Spot hippos, lions and monkeys along the riverbanks. Comical commentary by your skipper may end up being the biggest highlight, though. An original attraction, Jungle Cruise still remains a visitor favorite.
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
The fun begins when a sneaky camel squirts water at unsuspecting guests right at the entrance. Next, set upon your own magic carpet as it dips, soars and rotates around an enormous genie bottle. Zoom above Agrabah and adjust your ride handle, allowing you to move forward or lean backward.
A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas
Grab a pirate’s map, join Captain Jack Sparrow’s pirate crew, and discover the five secret treasures of the seven seas. Battle Blackbeard, concoct a powerful potion, and uncover hidden clues in this interactive attraction fun for all ages.
Pirates of the Caribbean®
Set sail on a thrilling boat ride through dark caverns descending into the 17th century when unruly pirates wreaked mayhem on the open seas. Hum or sing the catchy tune, “A Pirate’s Life for Me,” while taking in all the clever pirate scenes and characters. Spot the infamous Captain Jack Sparrow if you can. This pirate cruise has only a few slow dips, but the darkness and gunfire may startle the younger set.
Swiss Family Treehouse
An ingenious recreation of the Swiss Family Robinson home offers up-close views of rooms decorated with salvaged items from the family’s shipwreck. It’s the ultimate treehouse. Kids of all ages will enjoy tree-top tree views of Adventureland — the river and jungle setting below add to that lost-on-a-tropical-island feeling.
Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
Have a ball with a jovial crew of exotic macaws, parrots, orchids, tiki statues and more in the first Audio-Animatronic show to debut at the Walt Disney World theme parks. Ingenious musical numbers and serenades in the perfect luau setting promise to be unforgettable.
Zip into a dreamy world where you’ll be able to dive under the sea with Ariel, take flight to Neverland alongside Peter Pan, jump into Alice in Wonderland’s giant swirling teacup, or befriend Winnie the Pooh and his pals from 100 Acre Wood. It’s all possible when fantasy becomes your delightful reality.
Casey Jr. Splash 'n' Soak Station
Stomp and play in this water-based recreation area hosted by Casey Jr., the circus train from Dumbo. Cool off by getting sprayed, sprinkled or soaked by a variety of mischievous animals. This all-ages attraction is geared toward preschoolers.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant®
Hop onto adorable Dumbo and gently soar through the sky. Maneuver your flying elephant up and down by utilizing the handle. Little ones will adore this endearing ride.
Enchanted Tales with Belle
A storybook adventure that begins in Maurice’s cottage and magically leads into the Beast’s library. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by Belle and the lovable Lumiere. Don’t be surprised if you’re invited to play a part in the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast.
"it’s a small world"®
Traverse the globe to the merry tune of “it’s a small world”. You can’t help but sing along as children representing over 300 countries and cultures break into song. Soak up all the vibrantly colored backdrops and magnificent costumes that make for a lovely boat ride full of awe and pageantry.
Mad Tea Party
Fit up to five in a deliciously oversized teacup as it spins and swirls around a whimsical giant teapot. Grab the wheel and spin as fast or as slow as you’d like.
Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck start the shenanigans as they host a wonderful 3D world of musical sequences straight from classic Disney animated movies.
Peter Pan’s Flight®
Board your own personal sailboat and venture into the otherworldly Neverland where you never have to grow up. Watch beloved characters and scenes from the Peter Pan storybook come to life.
Prince Charming’s Regal Carousel
A carefree spin on one of Prince Charming’s beautiful stallions is a must for carousel lovers. As you gallop along, it’s easy to spot Cinderella Castle in the distance.
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
This swaying family coaster twists and turns take you into a dark cave, where you’ll meet up with Dopey, Sleepy and the other dwarfs as they mine for gems in a colorfully illuminated mine shaft. Descend through a big drop while taking an incredible view of Fantasyland as you race back down the foot of the mountain.
Height restrictions: 38 inches (97 cm)
The Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini
Board one of Goofy’s zany stunt planes and take off on a series of daredevil antics. Swoop and twist along the kid coaster track. At the finale, expect to perform a crazy stunt and take flight over a broken section of the tracks.
Height restrictions: 35 inches (89 cm)
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Get lost in all the storybook magic of Hundred Acre Wood. Join Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and all your favorites right out of A.A. Milne’s classic stories. Quirky adventures ensue on this fun-filled journey, enriched with vibrant color and song.
Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
A giant clam shell transports you into the depths of the glistening undersea world of The Little Mermaid. Sing along to the iconic theme song while meeting a cast of characters including Sebastian, Flounder, Scuttle and even Ursula, the ominous sea witch. Relive the magical fairytale with Ariel and Prince Eric as they find true love despite all odds.
Venture into the rugged, old-time Wild West. Meet up with a whimsical variety of characters and fast-paced action: everything from singing country bears to the roaring Big Thunder Mountain Railroad® roller coaster to adventurous Tom Sawyer Island.
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad®
Get ready for the “wildest ride in the wilderness” with caves, waterfalls, buttes, big-horned sheep and dinosaur bones as a runaway mine train roars through Tumbleweed, a haunted ghost town.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm)
Country Bear Jamboree
Two-step over to a country hoedown in Grizzly Hall and join the hoopin’ and hollerin’. An ensemble of 18 Audio-Animatronic bears of all sizes and personalities come to life in the most charming show around. You are in for a precious treat when the Five Bear Rugs Band hits the stage.
Frontierland® Shootin’ Arcade
Test your sharpshooter skills at this nostalgic and fun shooting arcade and gallery. Grab a replica of a .54-caliber Hawkins buffalo rifle and take part in a dusty, ghost-town shootout in Tombstone, Arizona. (Additional fee required.)
Tom Sawyer Island
Follow in Tom Sawyer’s footsteps as you check out maps and pathways to explore caverns, forts, barrel bridges and treehouses. It’s hard to believe this peaceful island setting is only a couple of minutes from all the theme park action. Kids and adults will welcome the chance to unwind in this tranquil spot.
History class was never this much fun. Time-travel back to Colonial America, complete with replicas of the Liberty Bell and the Liberty Tree. Meet the presidents, ride a riverboat or dare to step foot in an eerie, ghost-filled estate.
Liberty Square River Boat
Cruise on a four-deck, paddlewheel riverboat traveling the waters surrounding Tom Sawyer Island. Views include staged props to simulate the early days of the American frontier.
A slow-moving, spooky, fun ride where 999 haunts are eager to make your acquaintance. Ghosts float and flitter about and even end up riding in your Doom Buggy with you. Not to worry, these phantoms are the friendly sort. A popular Magic Kingdom Park classic for all ages and heights, this all-ages attraction is dark and contains some mildly frightening scenes.
The Hall of Presidents
History buffs will be enamored by the lifelike, Audio-Animatronic U.S. presidents. In addition, the preamble and captivating speeches make this an educational as well as entertaining experience. Meet Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln and more in this truly iconic Disney attraction.
Main Street, U.S.A.®
Enter Magic Kingdom Park through a town square complete with a City Hall and fire station. The hustle and bustle of restaurants and shops beckon you, while Cinderella Castle at the end of the street reminds you that you’re in one of the most magical places on the planet.
Casey’s Corner Pianist
Casey’s Corner, a popular hot dog spot, offers more than a quick bite. Outside the diner, you’ll discover an incredible pianist playing ragtime tunes and Disney movie theme songs as you make your way down Main Street, U.S.A.
Citizens of Main Street (Temporarily Unavailable)
Dressed in turn-of-the-century costumes, these lively folks mingle, sing and chat with families as they stroll up Main Street, U.S.A. Strike up a conversation with the citizens to learn more about their distinctive jobs and unusual life stories.
Held every day at 5 p.m., the Flag Retreat is a patriotic and wonderful Disney tradition. Feel pride as the American flag is lowered and folded in time to patriotic songs and the Pledge of Allegiance. A special guest is chosen each day and presented with the flag.
Let the Magic Begin
Kick off the day with a festive celebration of song and dance in front of Cinderella Castle. It’s a memorable way to start your adventures at Magic Kingdom Park.
Main Street Philharmonic
Offering a slice of small-town Americana, this brass and percussion marching band performs a mix of Disney tunes and classics like “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” During the holidays, they spread Christmas cheer with their rendition of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.”
Main Street Trolley Show (Temporarily Unavailable)
Entertainers arrive aboard a Main Street Trolley car, then perform an up-tempo sing-along show at periodic times of the day. Keep your eye out for this singing trolley.
Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire
It takes a whole enchanted kingdom to put on this enhanced show in front of Cinderella Castle — and you are cordially invited. Mickey leads the festivities with help from Tiana and friends from The Princess and the Frog, Rapunzel and Flynn from Tangled, and Olaf, Anna and Elsa from Frozen.
The Dapper Dans
Don’t miss this talented barbershop quartet pull out all the stops in a vaudeville-inspired show: four-part harmonizing, chime-playing and tap dancing. Expect good, old-fashioned fun laced with jokes.
Journey into the future and never look back. View it from above on the nifty Astro Orbiter®; blast off into a one-of-a-kind, outer-space dark coaster; or join forces with Buzz Lightyear in the ultimate video game challenge.
Soar above Magic Kingdom Park in a rocket spinner and enjoy the aerial views. Use a joystick to raise and lower your own ride.
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin®
Jump inside of an XP-37 Space Cruiser and aim at targets adorned with the letter “Z,” then blast lasers at them to help Buzz Lightyear defeat Zurg. Swivel, spin and shoot lasers as you glide through the ride and rack up points for each target — compete against family and friends to see who scores highest.
Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor®
Enter through a special door and into the monster world of all the characters from Monsters Inc. including top scarer, Sulley, in a live comedy show. Mike Wazowski is desperately trying to collect laughs to power the city of Monstropolis. Audiences never let him down. So don’t be shy — chuckle, snort and giggle.
Blast off into the darkness of outer space in an indoor roller coaster. Inside your sleek, rocket-shaped vehicle, you’ll be flying past shooting stars, satellites and more, with drops and turns you never see coming.
Height restrictions: 44 inches (112 cm)
Kids will love the thrill of driving on a miniature racetrack with a gas-powered car that goes up to 7 mph.
Height restrictions: 54 inches (137 cm). Guests 32-53 inches (102-135 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Tomorrowland® Transit Authority PeopleMover
Jump on a mass transit PeopleMover that gives guests an elevated tour of Tomorrowland. It’s paced for a leisurely, relaxing ride.
TRON Lightcycle / Run Presented by Enterprise
Based on the Disney sci-fi film, TRON: Legacy, and one of the fastest coasters at any Disney theme park in the world, TRON: Lightcycle / Run invites you to pilot your very own Lightcycle as you speed across a world with no horizons in a high-stakes race. It’s set to open on April 4, 2023.
Height restrictions: 48 inches (122 cm)
Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
Created by Walt Disney himself, this four-act play showcases an Audio-Animatronic family through decades in time to illustrate how electricity and technology have transformed our lives.
From special cavalcades down the Magic Kingdom® Park parade route and friends sailing the waterways of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park to motorcades on Hollywood Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, each area will come to life throughout the day. You never know when a party of your pals may come by, so be prepared for plenty of surprises.
Note: Some experiences may be modified, limited in capacity, and subject to availability or closure.
What’s a story without amazing characters to bring it to life? Make your Magic Kingdom Park visit even more unforgettable with these special experiences.
See Mickey at Town Square Theater
Strike a pose with Mickey Mouse for a fun photo, with Mickey appearing behind a rope to allow for physical distancing.
See Princess Tiana and a Visiting Princess at Princess Fairytale Hall
Enjoy a dazzling encounter with Princess Tiana and a visiting Princess in an enchanting royal setting.
Meet Ariel at Her Grotto
Ariel meets you in her under-the-sea grotto where she’ll chat, sign autographs and take pictures with you. Visit with her as she’s seated on her royal seashell throne.
Please note, sales of Disney dining plans are temporarily unavailable.
Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite on the go or seeking table service, there’s an array of eateries to suit your fancy. Mealtime at a restaurant with table service is the perfect time to catch your breath and plot out the rest of your day. Check out these guest favorites:
Be Our Guest Restaurant
An extraordinary experience awaits you in the Beast’s castle from Beauty and the Beast, and it isn’t just the French-inspired, first-rate menu. Whether you’re in the Ballroom, or the more casual West Wing Dining Room, the special effects are wonderful. Spy the Enchanted Rose and watch it lose its petals. Next you’ll hear a thunderous crash as an elaborate portrait of the prince transforms into the Beast before your eyes. Definitely be a guest — it’s a not-to-be-missed experience.
The Crystal Palace
Inspired by Victorian greenhouses of the late 1800s, this spectacular setting offers a terrific meal for lunch and dinner.
Liberty Tree Tavern
A cozy, colonial-themed ambiance complements this New England-inspired casual eatery’s menu. Homey comfort food includes roast turkey, creamy mashed potatoes and other savory Thanksgiving entrees and sides.
The Plaza Restaurant
Trusty American fare you can count on can be found here. Menu favorites include the popular Plaza club sandwich, the BLT and more. If you’re up for dessert, then don’t pass up the perennially popular ice cream sundaes and banana splits.
Character Dining Options
Enjoy special venues and opportunities to meet with your favorite Disney characters, when available. Learn more about dining with your favorite characters.
From special cavalcades down the Magic Kingdom Park parade route and friends sailing the waterways of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park to processions along World Showcase promenade at EPCOT and motorcades on Hollywood Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, each area will come to life throughout the day. You never know when a party of your pals may come by, so be prepared for plenty of surprises.
Note: Some experiences may be modified, limited in capacity, and subject to availability or closure.
Incredible attention to detail and storylines combined with amazing talent are the elements that make Magic Kingdom Park parades and shows such exceptional experiences. Decide which parade or show best suits your schedule and interest, or experience them all.
Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade
See some favorite Disney pals as they make their way through Magic Kingdom Park on a grand adventure.
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade
Movie buffs and parade fans will relish this creatively curated parade featuring music and floats paying tribute to Disney movies such as Tangled, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, and more. The dazzling mix of floats, motion and original music will keep you humming along for days to come.
Happily Ever After
An updated version of this fan-favorite nighttime spectacular will begin lighting up the skies at Magic Kingdom Park again starting April 3, 2023.
Mickey’s Celebration Cavalcade
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort with some of your favorite Disney pals.
Experience the extraordinary during your favorite fall and winter holidays. Make a special time of year even more phenomenal by attending Disney’s holiday-themed events and parades, including Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
When it comes to shopping, Magic Kingdom Park has an amazing assortment of stores to discover. Enjoy a diverse range of shopping opportunities throughout your visit.
The largest store in Magic Kingdom Park is conveniently located on Main Street, U.S.A. And it’s definitely a one-stop shop for all things Disney: apparel, accessories, clothing, gifts, housewares and souvenirs. Friendly staff and spacious merchandising make this a winner for those seeking quality Disney merchandise.
Main Street Confectionery
Delightfully decorated in pastel hues, it’s an old-fashioned candy shop overflowing with an endless assortment of mouthwatering creations. Satisfy your sweet tooth with an abundance of scrumptious choices: caramel apples, cake pops, assorted cupcakes, brownies, fudge and candy in bulk.
Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe
Experience the wonder of Christmas year-round at this quaint holiday-themed gem in Liberty Square. You will adore the fine selection of Christmas decor: personalized ornaments, tree-toppers, toy trains and more.
Things get downright ghoulish in this phantom-filled shop. Haunted Mansion memorabilia include plates with Master Gracey’s crest, sinister Haunted Mansion mugs, phantom book ends, tombstone cookies and Madame Leota T-shirts. Don’t leave without getting a haunted portrait of yourself — it’s a spooky good time.
Plaza del Sol Caribe Bazaar
The pirate loot is plentiful here. Skulls, swords, Captain Sparrow pirate hats, eye patches and loads of Pirates of the Caribbean merchandise make you feel like you’ve just discovered treasure. If you’ve ever wanted to be a pirate, this is definitely the place to be.
Learn more about how you can make your Magic Kingdom Park visit memorable and as stress-free as possible. Here are a few things to consider:
Pack Light for your Day
Keep things simple and portable, especially when traveling with kids. The last thing you want to do is juggle personal items around and feel weighed down. Streamline your necessities for a smoother day.
Bring water, buy water, or ask for free water and ice in a cup at any of the quick-service restaurants and eateries for your family. With all the excitement, someone might forget to stay adequately hydrated.
It’s best to steer your kids away from rides where you know they won’t meet the height requirements, even if it’s only half an inch. Safety comes first, and Disney Cast Members won’t budge on height requirements.
It’s Florida. Chances are it might rain, so be sure to pack ponchos for your whole crew. Buying them ahead of time at a local big box store will save you money.
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