If you ever got to experience Walt Disney World as a child, you know that very few experiences in life are more magical than seeing your favorite Disney Princesses, in person, exactly how you imagined them to be. Children watch their movies on repeat, beg to dress up like them, and even own toys and dolls with their likeness-imagine being able to bring that magic to life! For princess-loving children and families, here are some attractions and experiences you may want to include in your royal itinerary when visiting Walt Disney World:
Magic Experiences at Disney’s Magic Kingdom- Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park is by far the park most overflowing with all things princess and fairytales. A trip to Disney wouldn’t be complete without a photo in front of the iconic Cinderella Castle. For an inside look, make an advanced dining reservation at Cinderellas Royal Table. Not only will the reservation give you and your family a chance to spend time and dine in the castle, but also meet Cinderella and other princesses. If your child would like to go a step farther than meeting the princesses, how about being transformed into one? This is exactly what the Fairy Godmothers at the Bippidi Bobbidi Boutique, located right in the castle breezeway, do! (There are other Bippidi Bobbidi Boutiques located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Disney Springs.) Don’t forget to ask for “pixie dust”!
Royal Resorts- If you’re looking for a room fit for royalty, try a princess-themed room at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside, where ornate beds are trimmed with gold accents, dazzling crystals, and magical fiber-optic fireworks! Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, with its beautiful Victorian theming, is another regal (and more luxurious) option-definitely fit for a prince or princess.
Cinderella’s Happily Ever After Dinner- This buffet-style character meal is located at 1900 Park Fare, inside Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. During this meal, you will get one-on-one interactions with Cinderella, Prince Charming, and even the evil stepsisters!
Storybook Dining at Artist Point- This prix fixe menu meal is located at Artist Point, inside Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. This meal is a must-do for any Snow White lover, as there are character interactions with Snow White, Grumpy, Dopey and a special photo opportunity and meeting with the evil Queen herself!
Princess Encounters throughout the Parks- While visiting Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park, make sure your plans include Fast Passes for Princess Fairytale Hall, where you can meet and have photos taken with Cinderella, Elena, Rapunzel, and Tiana! If you or your child’s favorite princess comes from under the sea, make sure to visit Ariel’s Grotto and experience the attraction Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid. Traveling with a Beauty and the Beast fan? Be sure to attend Enchanted Tales with Belle, pop into Gaston’s Tavern and make a dining reservation at Be Our Guest, which is the only way to get inside the Beast’s castle. There are also scattered meet and greets throughout the park featuring Jasmine, Merida, Tiana and more! Your princess adventure can also continue at Disney’s Epcot! Frozen fans, be sure to Fast Pass the attraction Frozen Ever After. Debuting on January 17 will be the brand new Beauty and the Beast sing-along located in the France pavilion. While at Epcot, make sure to include storybook dining at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in your plans where you’ll have the opportunity to meet up to five Disney Princesses while you dine! The World Showcase Pavilion also hosts multiple character spots, such as Queen Elsa and Princess Anna in Norway, Princess Jasmine in Morocco, Mulan in China, Belle in France and Snow White in Germany. For Pocahontas fans, you can find her for meet and greets at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.
So bring on the magic and immerse yourself in all-things princess during your next visit to Walt Disney World Resort!