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35 Things to Do at Magic Kingdom Besides Rides

When you think about things to do at Magic Kingdom, rides almost always come to the top of the list.  But did you know that there are just as MANY things to do at Magic Kingdom besides rides?  

In fact, you could spend an entire day at Magic Kingdom and not ride anything and still have a great time.

Best Things to do at Magic Kingdom Besides Rides

35 Things to Do at Magic Kingdom Besides Rides

Wondering how to accommodate those who don’t like rides? Here are some ideas:

  1. Magic Kingdom Opening Ceremony
  2. Get a Hair cut or sprinkling of Pixie Dust at The Barbershop on Main Street USA
  3. Watch candy apples being made at Main Street Bakery
  4. Walk through Cinderella’s Castle
  5. See Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Stage Show
  6. Attend various Disney Character Meet & Greets throughout the park
  7. Watch the Enchanted Tiki Room Show
  8. Walk through Tom Sawyer Island
  9. Climb Swiss Family Tree House
  10. See the Hall of Presidents
  11. Enjoy the Frontierland Shooting Arcade
  12. Watch a show at Country Bear Jamboree
  13. Attend the Festival of Fantasy Parade
  14. Watch Mickey’s Philharmagic
  15. Enchanted Tales with Belle
  16. Enjoy the Move it Shake it Dance Party
  17. See the Disney princesses at Princess Fairytale Hall
  18. Walt Disney Carousel of Progress
  19. Catch a show at Monster Ink Laugh Floor
  20. Try to pull the Sword out of the Stone
  21. Eat a Dole Whip
  22. Get a Silhouette Portrait
  23. Take in the Main Street Philharmonic Band performance(s)
  24. Search for Hidden Mickeys
  25. Watch the Main Street Trolley Show
  26. See the Piano Player at Casey’s Corner
  27. Enjoy the Dapper Dans on Main Street USA
  28. Watch the Royal Majesty Makers Show
  29. Take part in the Pirate’s Adventure, Treasure of the Seven Seas interactive experience
  30. Search for Pascal’s Friends
  31. Attend the Flag Retreat at 5 pm in Town Square
  32. Go to the Cosmic Dance party in Tomorrowland
  33. Do some shopping!
  34. Watch the castle come to life at the end of the evening with the Once Upon a Time Projection show.
  35. End the night with the fireworks show

The truth is that there are rides the entire family (even grandma) will enjoy.

But if you can’t get that one person in your group on a ride to save your life, we hope that this list shows you that there is plenty at the park that they can enjoy and not feel like they wasted their money just because they don’t like rides.

Magic Kingdom really is a great park for the entire family to enjoy and if you are visiting any of the other Disney World parks, you will want to check out our list of more things to do throughout Disney World besides rides.

Do you have any favorite things to do at Magic Kingdom besides rides?

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