The Magic Kingdom
is a theme park
located at the Walt Disney World Resort
. Here is a list of the current attractions found therein, arranged by "land" and with brief descriptions. Please note that these are only attractions from the Magic Kingdom park in Florida itself, not from other Magic Kingdom
-style parks located elsewhere in the world.
Please note that parades, restaurants, shops, and character meets will not be listed in this article. The term "attractions" is used by Disney as a catch-all term for rides, shows, and exhibits.
Main Street, U.S.A.
- Penny Arcade (1971 - March 19, 1995)
- Main Street Cinema (1971 - 1998), Became retail space for the Emporium.
- The Walt Disney Story (April 15, 1973 - October 5, 1992)
- Swan Boats (May 20, 1973 - August 1983), Relatively short lived boat ride, dock is still standing.
- Cinderella's Surprise Celebration (October 1, 2001 - February 26, 2005), a stage show performed in front of the castle.
- Cinderellabration (May 5, 2005 - Sept 16, 2006), a stage show performed in front of Cinderella Castle.
- VMK Central (June 2005 - September 30, 2007), an indoor store based on the Virtual Magic Kingdom online game.
- America on Parade (June 6, 1975 - September 6, 1976)
- Mickey's 50th Birthday Parade (1978)
- Dumbo's Circus Parade (January 2, 1979 - December 21, 1979)
- Tencennial Parade (October 1, 1981 - September 30, 1982): A parade celebrating the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney World. Theme song was "Disney World is Your World".
- Mickey Mouse Character Parade (October 1983 - May 1984)
- Donald's 50th Birthday Parade (1984)
- Mickey's Street Party (January 1985 - 1986)
- 15 Years of Magic (October 1, 1986 - September 1987)
- All-America Parade (1987), possibly Spirit of America Parade
- Disney Character Hit Parade (1989 - September, 1991)
- 20th Anniversary "Surprise" Celebration Parade (September 22, 1991 - December 1992)
- Surprise Celebration (January 1992 - June 1994): New name for the "20th Anniversary Surprise Celebration" when the 20th Anniversary Celebration ended
- Mickey Mania (June 1, 1994 - September 30, 1996)
- 25th Anniversary "Remember the Magic" Parade (October 1, 1996 - September 30, 1997): Became "Disney's Magical Moments Parade" when the 25th Anniversary Celebration ended
- Disney's Magical Moments Parade (October 1, 1997 - September 30, 2001)
- Share a Dream Come True Parade (October 1, 2001 - August 9, 2006), became "Disney Dreams Come True Parade"
- Main Street Trolley Parade (February 2003 - present)
- Disney Dreams Come True Parade (August 10, 2006 - present)
Special Event and Holiday Parades
- Mickey's Boo To You Parade (held as part of "Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party")
- Mickey's Christmas Cavalcade (? - 1994) an early incarnation of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Parade ended in 1993. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Parade reused some of the music and made new float theme. Neither parade used an underliner.
- Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Parade (1994 - 2006) replace by Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
- '''Mickey's Once Upon A Christmastime Parade (2007) replaced the previous party parade
- Disney's Enchanted Adventures Parade (held during "Disney's Pirate and Princess Party")
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade held every year on Christmas Morning on the Disney-owned ABC
- Swiss Family Treehouse (1971 - present), a large tree with steps and walkways leading high up around it. Named for the family in the Disney movie "Swiss Family Robinson".
- The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) (1998 - present), a musical show featuring singing Audio-Animatronic birds. This older attraction has been updated to include The Lion King's Zazu and Aladdin's Iago.
- Jungle Cruise (1971 - present), a boat ride through jungle areas of the world, such as those found near the Amazon River or Asia, featuring Audio-Animatronic animals.
- Pirates of the Caribbean (1973 - present), a dark ride on a boat through pirate scenes. Now added Captain Jack Sparrow.
- The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, a ride similar to Fantasyland's Dumbo ride, but with flying carpets instead of elephants. Also, in addition to moving up and down vertically, the carpets can also tip forwards and backwards.
- Shrunken Ned's Junior Jungle Boats, remote-controlled boats in a jungle environment.
- Tropical Serenade (AKA The Enchanted Tiki Room) (1971 - 1997) was altered and re-opened as The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) in 1998.
- Splash Mountain (1992 - present), a log flume, based on the stories of Brer Rabbit and other characters from the Disney movie Song of the South, ending with a steep drop into the Briar Patch.
- Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1980 - present), a steel roller coaster, designed to look like a runaway mining train.
- Tom Sawyer Island (1973 - present), a small island, reachable by raft, on which there are caves and a fort to explore.
- Country Bear Jamboree (1971 - present), Animatronic bears sing classic country songs.
- Frontierland Shootin' Arcade (1971 - present), Take aim at targets in this old west arcade.
- Walt Disney World Railroad - Frontierland Train Station, Ride around The Magic Kingdom on this railroad with stops in Main Street, U.S.A., Frontierland and Mickey's Toontown Fair.
- It's a Small World is a dark ride through colorful stylized representations of many countries
- Peter Pan's Flight, a dark ride in a pirate ship flying over London and through scenes from Peter Pan.
- Mickey's PhilharMagic, a 3-D movie experience, starring Mickey and Donald
- Cinderella's Golden Carrousel, the oldest ride in the park, a carousel built in New Jersey, later moved to Walt Disney World. Its theme was updated to be based on the Disney movie Cinderella
- Dumbo the Flying Elephant, the prototypical Dumbo-style ride has elephant shaped vehicles, which rise off of the ground, supported by a rotating structure
- Snow White's Scary Adventures, a dark ride through scenes from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
- The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, a dark ride through scenes from the Winnie the Pooh stories
- Ariel's Grotto, a children's play area designed with an "under the sea" theme. Also serves as the only area you can meet Ariel because she cannot walk.
- Mad Tea Party, a ride in spinning teacups based on the disney movie Alice In Wonderland
- Pooh's Playful Spot, a children's play area designed as the Hundred-Acre Wood
- Cinderella Castle, walk through the icon of the park; contains mosaics telling the story of Cinderella
- Fairytale Garden, Belle from Beauty and the Beast reads a classic Disney story..
Castle Forecourt Stage:
- Best of Disney (? - 1995)
- Spirit of America (1987)
- 15 Years of Magic (1986 - 1987)
- Disneymania (August 1992 - August 2001): Join the Disney Characters and the Kids of the Kingdom in a musical salute to Disney's greatest hits.
- Everyday's a Holiday (1990s - August 2001): Mickey, Minnie, and the gang, along with the Kids of the Kingdom, prove there's always something to celebrate at Walt Disney World.
- Cinderella's Surprise Celebration (October 1, 2001 - February 23, 2005, Replaced by Cinderellabration)
- Cinderellabration (May 5, 2005 - August 16, 2006) Princess coronation show that was part of the Happiest Celebration on Earth.
- Dream Along with Mickey (September 30, 2006–present) Stage show featuring the Disney characters who really talk with moving eyes and mouths.
- Disney Villains Mix and Mingle - This show is staged as part of Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
Mickey's Toontown Fair
- The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm, a small steel roller coaster, designed to look like a plane in the barnstorming era.
- Mickey's Country House, a walk-through attraction, a humorous house and garden for Mickey Mouse, with many items for children to play with.
- Minnie's Country House, a walk-through attraction, a humorous house and garden for Minnie Mouse, with many items for children to play with.
- Donald's Boat, a children's play area, shaped like a boat for Donald Duck, with many sources of water.
- Toon Park, Kids can enjoy playing in this miniature playground
- Judge's Tent, Meet Mickey here today!
- Toontown Hall Of Fame, Meet classic Disney characters here today!
- Walt Disney World Railroad - Mickey's Toontown Fair Train Station, Ride around The Magic Kingdom on this railroad with stops in Main Street, U.S.A., Frontierland and Mickey's Toontown Fair.
- Mickey's Toontown Fair was formerly known as Mickey's Birthdayland (1988 - 1990) and as Mickey's Starland (1990 - 1996).
- A Disney Afternoon Avenue : The Disney Afternoon (1990 - 1996) A live stage show where characters, including Scrooge McDuck (Ducktales), Chip & Dale (Rescue Rangers), Baloo (Tale Spin), Darkwing Duck & Launchpad (Darkwing Duck), Goofy & Max (Goof Troop), and Bonkers (Bonkers), all from the Disney afternoon cartoon block performed.
- Tomorrowland Indy Speedway, a simulated racetrack with small gas-powered racecars.
- Space Mountain, which includes 2 indoor roller coasters in the dark, themed to look like rockets traveling through space.
- Astro Orbiter, a raised Dumbo-style ride in rocketships.
- Tomorrowland Transit Authority (originally called the WEDway PeopleMover), a gentle people mover ride over Tomorrowland.
- Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress, an audio-animatronic stage show about changing lifestyles, shown in a rotating building, which debuted at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Open seasonally, there is frequent speculation that this attraction is going to be closed and its sections moved to the Futureworld section of Epcot.
- Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, a dark ride, based on Toy Story, with "laser guns" to shoot targets and score points.
- Stitch's Great Escape in which Stitch from Lilo & Stitch escapes from a prisoner teleportation tube and wreaks comical chaos throughout the audience.
- Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor, where characters from Disney/Pixar's Monsters, Inc. interact with guests via a video screen, telling jokes to increase Monstropolis's energy supply.
- Tomorrowland Arcade
- Grand Prix Raceway (October 1, 1971 - 1994), Changed to "Tomorrowland Indy Speedyway"
- WEDway PeopleMover (July 1, 1975 - 1994), Changed to "Tomorrowland Transit Authority"
- Flight to the Moon (December 24, 1971 - April 15, 1975), Replaced by "Mission to Mars"
- Mission to Mars (March 21, 1975 - October 4, 1993), Replaced by "ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter"
- ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter (June 20, 1995 - October 12, 2003), Replaced by "Stitch's Great Escape"
- Star Jets (November 28, 1974 - 1994), Changed to "Astro Orbiter"
- Skyway to Fantasyland (1971 - 1999), Permanently closed
- If You Had Wings (June 5, 1972 - June 1, 1987), Changed to "If You Could Fly"
- If You Could Fly (June 6, 1987 - January 4, 1989), Replaced by "Delta Dreamflight"
- Delta Dreamflight (June 23, 1989 - January 1, 1996), Became "Dreamflight"
- Dreamflight (June 23, 1989 - December 31, 1995), Changed to "Take Flight"
- Take Flight (January 1, 1996 - January 5, 1998), Replaced by "Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin"
- Circle-Vision 360°. Featured the following films:
- America the Beautiful (Original: November 25, 1971 - March 15, 1974) (Revamped: March 15, 1975 - 1979)
- Magic Carpet 'Round the World (March 16, 1974 - March 14, 1975 & 1979 - January 9, 1984)
- American Journeys (September 15, 1984 - January 9, 1994)
- The Timekeeper (November 21, 1994 - February 26, 2006)
Tomorrowland Stage / Galaxy Palace Theater:
- Disneymania! (1996 - 2001): Join the Disney Characters and the Kids of the Kingdom in a musical salute to Disney's greatest hits.
- Disney World is Your World (October 2, 1981 - 1993): A stage show about the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney World
- Galaxy Search (1992 - ?) Interplanetary talent search starring Mickey, Goofy and the gang as well as a special guest performer.