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70 Things to Do at Disney World that aren’t Rides

When most people think about amusement parks they think about rides. Not everyone likes rides. If you happen to be traveling to Disney World with people who aren’t fond of rides, you will be glad to know there there are plenty of things to do at Disney World that don’t involve getting on a ride. In fact, we have a list of 70 things that you should check out!

Flag Retreat Ceremony at Magic Kingdom

70 Things to Do at Disney World that Aren’t Rides

  1. Magic Kingdom Opening Ceremony
  2. Get a Hair cut or sprinkling of Pixie Dust at The Barbershop on Main Street USA (Magic Kingdom)
  3. Watch candy apples being made (Magic Kingdom Confectionary & Big Top Souvenirs)
  4. Walk through Cinderella’s Castle (Magic Kingdom)
  5. See Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Stage Show (Magic Kingdom)
  6. Attend various Disney Character Meet & Greets throughout the parks.
  7. Enjoy a live musical perfomance in UK Pavilion (EPCOT).
  8. Attend the Disney Jr Dance Party (Hollywood Studios)
  9. Watch the Enchanted Tiki Room Show (Magic Kingdom)
  10. Join For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration (Hollywood Studios)
  11. Walk through Tom Sawyer Island (Magic Kingdom)
  12. Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 (EPCOT)
  13. Climb Swiss Family Tree House (Magic Kingdom)
  14. See the Hall of Presidents (Magic Kingdom)
  15. Impressions de France (EPCOT)
  16. Enjoy the Frontierland Shooting Arcade (Magic Kingdom)
  17. Watch the Finding Nemo Musical (Animal Kingdom)
  18. Watch a show at Country Bear Jamboree (Magic Kingdom)
  19. Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (EPCOT)
  20. Attend the Magic Kingdom Parade (Magic Kingdom)
  21. Watch Festival of the Lion King Show (Animal Kingdom)
  22. Enjoy Muppet Vision 3D (Hollywood Studios)
  23. Watch Mickey’s Philharmagic (Magic Kingdom)
  24. Enchanted Tales with Belle (Magic Kingdom)
  25. Visit Walt Disney Presents Theater (Hollywood Studios)
  26. Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival (EPCOT)
  27. See the Disney princesses at Princess Fairytale Hall (Magic Kingdom)
  28. Walt Disney Carousel of Progress (Magic Kingdom)
  29. Watch the Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular (Hollywood Studios)
  30. Catch a show at Monster’s Inc Laugh Floor (Magic Kingdom)
  31. The American Adventure (EPCOT)
  32. Watch Fantasmic! (Hollywood Studios)
  33. Try to pull the Sword out of the Stone (Magic Kingdom)
  34. Eat a Dole Whip (Magic Kingdom & Animal Kingdom)
  35. Watch Voyage of the Little Mermaid (Hollywood Studios).
  36. Get a Silhouette Portrait (Magic Kingdom)
  37. Visit House of the Whispering Willows & see Shanghai Disney Gallery (EPCOT)
  38. Take in the Main Street Philharmonic Band performance (Magic Kingdom)
  39. Search for Hidden Mickeys
  40. See Reflections of China Circle-Vision 360° film in China Pavilion (EPCOT)
  41. Watch the Main Street Trolley Show (Magic Kingdom)
  42. See the Harambe Village Acrobats (Animal Kingdom).
  43. See the Piano Player at Casey’s Corner (Magic Kingdom)
  44. Visit Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy (Hollywood Studios)
  45. Mexico Folk Art Gallery Featuring Coco in Mexico Pavilion (EPCOT)
  46. Enjoy the Dapper Dans on Main Street USA (Magic Kingdom)
  47. Walk the Discovery Island Trails (Animal Kingdom)
  48. Watch the Wonderful World of Animation night show (Hollywood Studios).
  49. Listen to the Voices of Liberty Perform at American Pavilion (EPCOT)
  50. Imageworks Labs (EPCOT)
  51. Watch the Royal Majesty Makers Show (Magic Kingdom)
  52.  Visit The Seas with Nemo & Friends Aquarium (EPCOT)
  53. Take part in the Pirate’s Adventure, Treasure of the Seven Seas interactive experience (Magic Kingdom)
  54. Search for Pascal’s Friends (Magic Kingdom)
  55. Attend the Flag Retreat at 5pm in Town Square (Magic Kingdom)
  56. Walk the Maharajah Jungle Trek (Animal Kingdom)
  57. Enjoy a live performance by Mariachi Cobre in Mexcio Pavilion (EPCOT)
  58. Go to the Cosmic Dance party in Tomorrowland (Magic Kingdom)
  59. Visit the Conservation Station & learn to draw Disney characters(Animal Kingdom)
  60. Watch Beauty & the Beast LIVE (Hollywood Studios)
  61. Watch the It’s Tough to be a Bug Show (Animal Kingdom)
  62. Turtle Talk with Crush (EPCOT)
  63. Walk the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail (Animal Kingdom)
  64. Take the Wildlife Express Train (Animal Kingdom)
  65. Do some shopping!
  66. Walk through the Stave Church in Norway Pavilion (EPCOT)
  67. Watch the castle come to life at the end of the evening with the Once Upon a Time Projection show. (Magic Kingdom)
  68. Play Fossil Fun games in Dinoland (Animal Kingdom)
  69. End the night with the Firework Show (Magic Kingdom)
  70. Enjoy the UP! A Great Bird Adventure (Animal Kingdom)
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As you can see, there are plenty of things to keep the non-riders busy at each of the four Disney World parks! So if you are worried about bringing older adults, young kids, or people who just generally don’t like rides, they won’t be bored one second!

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