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Magic Kingdom attraction and entertainment history

The Magic Kingdom is a theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. 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.

Current attractions

Past attractions

Entertainment

Daytime Parades

  • 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)

Nighttime Parades

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

Adventureland

Current attractions

Past attractions

  • Tropical Serenade (AKA The Enchanted Tiki Room) (1971 - 1997) was altered and re-opened as The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) in 1998.

Frontierland

Current attractions

Past attractions

Liberty Square

Current attractions

Past attractions

Fantasyland

Current attractions

Past attractions

Entertainment

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

Current attractions

  • 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.

Past attractions

  • 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

Current attractions

Past attractions

Entertainment

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.

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