Welcome to Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park located in Orlando, Bay Lake, Florida USA.
This world famous theme park opened its doors on October 1st, 1971, as the first of the four parks that The Walt Disney Company, through its Parks, Experiences and Products division, would bring to the Orlando resort.
Its layout and attractions are based on the original concepts as seen at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and is dedicated to those familiar fairy tales, lovable Disney characters and a sprinkle of magic pixie dust.
The park consists of six themed lands each presenting its own unique rides & attractions, dining options, shopping locations and so much more, and at its center the Cinderella Castle, inspired by the 1950’s fairy tale film of the same name invites an average of 20.9 million visitors each year to enjoy “The Most Magical Place on Earth”.
As of 2019, Walt Disney World is the most visited theme park in the world and has held that lofty title for thirteenth consecutive. It also the record for the most visited theme park in North America for the past nineteen years.
“The Most Magical Place on Earth”
As you leave your 21 century life behind, you emerge from the tunnel under the Walt Disney World Railroad in a turn-of-the-century American town square, inspired by Walt’s childhood hometown of Marceline, Missouri.
Here you can enjoy shopping at the Emporium, have your hair cut in the authentic barber’s shop, make a visit to City Hall for guest information and assistance, sit down to a meal at Tony’s Town Square restaurant or grab a bite of traditional American ball park fare from Casey’s Corner.
But lets not miss out on the most important reason for Main Street U.S.A …its the gateway to Cinderella Castle and the lands beyond where dreams are made.
Adventureland is divided into two areas, the Arabian Village and the Caribbean Plaza.
The 1930s adventurer/explorer vibe’d land is part jungle, part tropical island, and has a desert oasis thrown in for good measure; and as soon as you enter, you can tell your definitely in for an adventure or two!
Here you can fly on your own Aladdin’s carpet, walk through the treehouse home of the Swiss Family Robinson, cruise down the Nile, the Congo or the Amazon rivers, meet those famous Pirates of the Caribbean and be dazzled in the Enchanted Tiki Room.
Welcome to the American Old West of the 19th century, home to cowboys and pioneers, saloons, red rock buttes and gold rushes.
Here you can step right into the old-time Wild West, complete with wooden sidewalks, rustic log cabins, honky-tonk saloon bars, shootin’ galleries and dance halls!
Frontierland is where you’ll find some of Magic Kingdom’s most popular rides, like Splash Mountain and the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
This sci-fi inspired, galactic land is a constantly-evolving Disney vision of the future, inhabited by robots, aliens and humans and is home to the world famous Space Mountain ride.
A galactic spaceport, envisioned by the science-fiction comic strips of the early 20th century, like Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, featuring iconic rides like the carousel of progress & Astro Orbiters and family attractions like Buzz Lightyears Space Ranger Spin and Stiches Great Escape.
By Far the most popular land in the Magic Kingdom is Fantasyland.
It’s the home to Cinderella’s Castle, the castle courtyard, storybook circus and the enchanted forest, each full of fairy tale charm making it a particularly favorite land with young children where they can ride Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, Splash ‘N’ Soak at Casey Jr, Station and have a spinning time on the Mad Hatters Tea Party.
Its a magical land for kids and adults alike where you can go Under the Sea on a Journey with the Little Mermaid, have a swaying time on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, take a flight with Peter Pan and discover that ‘it’s a small world after all’
Liberty Square is an exclusive to the Magic Kingdom were you can visit Colonial America circa 1776
You can explore the replicas of both the Liberty Bell and Liberty Tree – an immense 135 year-old oak tree decorated with 13 lanterns to symbolise the first 13 U.S.A colonies – and ride one of the most popular attractions in the Magic Kingdom, the Haunted Mansion.
If you love your history, the square presides over the Hall of Presidents, a show featuring an audio-animatronic figure of every President of the United States.
Liberty Square waterfront is where you can board the Liberty Belle Riverboat and steam your way around the Rivers of America.
If your looking to indulge in a fine dining option that also offers the magic of a character meet & greet than why not book a seating at Cinderella’s Royal Table. Located in Fantasyland, this is where you can dine alongside your favorite Disney Princesses right inside the heart of Cinderella Castle all the while experiencing the finest in American table served cuisine.Some dining plans are accepted at this restaurant and its advised that you check if your plan is included when making your vacation booking.
If you are looking for some great table service restaurants with a more casual dining feel, then Walt Disney World has three tasty places to visit. First off is the family buffet restaurant, Liberty Tree Tavern, located in Liberty Square. This restaurant pay’s tribute to the founding fathers of the great USA in a colonial-style inn serving traditional New England-inspired foods.
Next up on our casual dining trio list is the The Plaza Restaurant located at the deliciously charming end of Main Street, U.S.A. Here you can discover a casual & family-friendly dining atmosphere in a turn-of-the-century table service setting, featuring an all round classic american menu.
And lastly, but by no means least, is Tony’s Town Square Restaurant on Main Street, U.S.A. and lets face it everyone loves Italian and this romantic restaurant though has a history all of its own, as in true Disney style, this is where Lady and the Tramp had their first kiss.
Some dining plans are accepted at these restaurants and its advised that you check if your plan is included when making your vacation booking.
When it comes to grabbing a bite to eat between those all important rides & attractions, Disney has you covered with 23 different quick service restaurants across the park offering choices from American, French, Mexican and Bakery style menus.
Mobile Ordering: Ordering Meals and Snacks on the go has never been so easy. Whether you’re waiting in line for your favorite roller coaster or standing in front of a tasty looking restaurant you’d like to try, the mobile ordering option at some of the quick service outlets make it quicker & easier for you to order, pay and pick up your food orders throughout the park and all you need is your smart phone and the My Disney Experience app.
Walt Disney World has over 32 specialty stores across its vast theme park, ranging from gifts, souvenirs & apparel to traditional collectibles and attraction merchandise. Whether your looking for a pair of Mickey-themed ears or a luxury Disney designer handbag, they have it all and while some stores have a lot of similar items, there are loads that have unique memory making collections in to!
Drop into a whimsical world filled with classic characters and songs on this thrilling log-flume adventure.
Blast off on a rip-roaring rocket into the furthest reaches of outer space on this roller-coaster ride in the dark.
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Race through the diamond mine from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on a swaying family coaster ride.
Climb aboard a gloomy Doom Buggy for a grave journey through a labyrinth of haunted chambers.
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
Fire your laser to earn points and defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg as you journey through a galactic space battle.
Peter Pan’s Flight
Embark on a high-flying adventure over iconic scenes made famous in Disney’s animated film.
Stitch’s Great Escape! – Temporarily Closed
Prepare for total pandemonium during a multi-sensory adventure starring the adorable alien from outer space.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Travel through Hundred-Acre Wood in an oversized Hunny Pot and get lost in the pages of A.A. Milne’s classic tales.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Set sail on a swashbuckling voyage to a long-forgotten time and place when pirates and privateers ruled the seas.
Liberty Square Riverboat
Cruise the scenic Rivers of America aboard an authentic steam-powered paddle wheeler.
Chart a course for high adventure on a scenic and comedic boat tour of exotic rivers across Asia, Africa and South America.
“it’s a small world”
Embark on a whimsical boat ride past a jubilant chorus of children from around the globe.
Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station
Cool off at a whimsical water play area inspired by the circus train from Walt Disney’s Dumbo.
Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki
Tropical birds, Tiki gods and colorful flowers come to life in a swinging South Seas musical extravaganza.
Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
Travel through the 20th century and marvel at the evolution of technology during this classic Audio-Animatronics show.
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Ride atop a regal steed and gallop through a whirling backdrop of wondrous color and whimsical music.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Soar high in the sky—and see an elephant fly—on a whimsical flight aboard Dumbo.
Walt Disney World Railroad
Hop on the train to Main Street, U.S.A. or go all the way around Magic Kingdom park.
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
Embark on a 10-minute tour of Tomorrowland aboard this mass transit system of the future.
Pilot a spaceship high in the sky amid a gleaming constellation of planets.
Take flight above Storybook Circus with Goofy in a homemade stunt airplane for a thrilling junior roller coaster ride.
Put the pedal to the metal in your very own hotrod and cruise along a scenic miniature motorway.
Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
Board a clamshell and become part of Ariel’s world on a musical adventure awash with scenes from the animated classic.
Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
Participate in a hilarious, gag-tastic interactive comedy show—starring Monsters, Inc. and company!
Disney magic meets Disney music in this spectacular 12-minute, 3D fantasy adventure starring Donald Duck.
The Hall of Presidents
Behold all 44 Presidents of the United States in a stirring show tracing the nation’s history.
Country Bear Jamboree
Have a knee-slappin’ good time at this jolly country-and-western musical revue starring a cast of singing bears
nspired by the castle in the Disney film Cinderella, this enchanting edifice is the symbol of Magic Kingdom park.
Tom Sawyer Island
Travel by log raft to this secret rustic hideaway inspired by the stories of Mark Twain.
Swiss Family Treehouse
Explore the ultimate treehouse—and behold breathtaking views—inspired by the classic Disney film, Swiss Family Robinson.
Main Street Vehicles
Travel back in time during a breezy drive down Main Street, U.S.A. in a charming turn-of-the-century vehicle.
Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade
Take aim at nearly 100 targets in an Old West-themed shooting gallery.
Enchanted Tales with Belle
Relive the magic of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by taking part in her fairytale—alongside Belle herself!
A Pirate’s Adventure
Ahoy, mateys! Join an interactive hunt for secret treasures hidden throughout Adventureland.
Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
Cast magical spells throughout Magic Kingdom park to defeat dastardly Disney Villains.
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Go on a dazzling journey of color, light and song that captures the heart, humor and heroism of many favorite Disney animated films.
Watch in awe as Cinderella Castle becomes part of the story by magically transforming through amazing state-of-the art projection technology that you have to see to believe.
This astounding 18-minute fireworks extravaganza uses more lights, lasers and special effects than any other fireworks spectacular in the history of Magic Kingdom park, plus a soaring score featuring contemporary versions of beloved Disney songs.
Discover the magic of movies—and be inspired to find your own happily ever after.
Once Upon A Time
Join your animated hosts Mrs. Potts and her son Chip for a captivating bedtime story that recounts cherished moments from tales that begin with the classic line, “Once Upon A Time.”
With dazzling special effects and soaring music, the show sweeps you away to far-off lands—as scenes from Cinderella, Peter Pan, Frozen, Alice in Wonderland and Beauty and the Beast are projected onto the iconic palace. Enjoy your very own happily ever after—every night!
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade
Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party
Clap your hands, sing along and boogie down as Mickey and Minnie are led down Main Street U.S.A. to Cinderella Castle by energetic, live-singing hosts on a fun-filled “mouse”-ical procession.
Move and shake along to the new, original song “It’s a Good Time” and modern remixes of classic tunes. Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Clarabelle will be there too, complete with dazzling floats.
Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire
It takes a whole enchanted kingdom to put on this show—and you’re cordially invited. Look for Tiana and friends from The Princess and the Frog and Rapunzel and Flynn from Tangled. Mickey even recruits Olaf, Anna and Elsa from Frozen to join in!
Watch as classic and contemporary Disney Characters interact in a magical, musical extravaganza featuring lively dancing, dazzling effects and music from the films.