Here we list the basic descriptions -- or "what is is" -- each attraction at Magic Kingdom:

Magic Kingdom What it is
Attraction What It Is
Anniversary Presentation Anniversary Ceremony
Astro Orbiter Buck Rogers-style rockets revolving around a central axis
The Barnstormer Small roller coaster
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Tame, western-mining-themed roller coaster
Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin Whimsical space travel-themed indoor ride
Cadaver Dans Barbershop Quartet
Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial Pirate Show with Guest Participation
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station Opportunity to get wet
Casey's Corner Pianist Ragtime Piano Player
Character Greetings Around Magic Kingdom Character greetings
Characters from The Princess and the Frog Princess and the Frog character greets
Cinderella Castle 190-foot tall castle
Country Bear Jamboree Audioanimatronic country-hoedown theater show
Dapper Dans Barbershop Quartet
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Daytime Parade
Disney's Celebrate America! - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky July 4th Fireworks
Dumbo the Flying Elephant Disneyfied midway ride
Electric Water Pageant Seven Seas Lagoon Water Parade Floats
Enchanted Tales with Belle Interactive character show
Fantasy In The Sky Fireworks Fireworks Show
Flag Retreat Flag ceremony honoring Veterans
Frontierland Shootin' Arcade Electronic shooting gallery
A Frozen Holiday Wish Castle Lighting Show
The Hall of Presidents Audioanimatronic historical theater presentation
Happily Ever After Fireworks and Projection Show
Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Halloween-themed Fireworks Show
The Haunted Mansion Haunted-house dark ride
Headless Horseman Ride Guy on a Horse
Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular Musical Show
Hoedown Happening It's a Frontierland Hoedown!
Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season Holiday-themed Fireworks Show
iCan the Showbot Talking Robot
Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Dance Party
it's a small world World-brotherhood-themed indoor boat ride
Jungle Cruise Outdoor safari-themed boat-ride adventure
Kiss Goodnight End-of-night castle light show
Let the Magic Begin Characters and Dancing intro to the Magic Kingdom
Liberty Square Riverboat Outdoor scenic boat ride
Mad Tea Party Midway-type spinning ride
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin Elaborate midway ride
Magic Kingdom Afternoon Parade Daytime Parade
Main Entrance Entranceway to the Magic Kingdom
Main Street Philharmonic Magic Kingdom's very own band
Main Street Trolley Show Singing and Dancing Show
Main Street U.S.A Actors Streetmosphere Performers
Main Street Vehicles One-way rides between Town Square and the Castle
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Indoor track ride
Meet Ariel at Her Grotto Character greeting venue
Meet Cinderella & Elena at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Daring Disney Pals as Circus Stars at Pete's Silly Sideshow Character greeting area
Meet Magnifique Disney Friends as Circus Stars at Pete’s Silly Sideshow Character greeting area
Meet Merida at Fairytale Garden Storytelling session and character meet-and-greet
Meet Mickey Mouse at Town Square Theater Mickey Meet-and-Greet
Meet Rapunzel and Tiana at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Tinker Bell at Town Square Theater Tinker Bell Meet-and-Greet
Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration Holiday dance and music show
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade Holiday-themed Parade
Mickey's PhilharMagic 3-D movie
Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire Stage Show
Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Interactive animated comedy routines
Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party Jumpin' Street Party
The Muppets Present...Great Moments in American History Historical Puppet Comedy
Once Upon a Time Castle Projection Show
Peter Pan's Flight Indoor track ride
A Pirate's Adventure ~ Treasures of the Seven Seas Interactive pirate game
Pirates of the Caribbean Indoor pirate-themed boat ride
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel Merry-go-round
Reindeer Wranglers Live Christmas Music
Royal Majesty Makers Interactive children's show
Rusty Cutlass Pirate Band Live Pirate Music
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Indoor/outdoor roller coaster
Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Interactive video game in which players must defeat villains spread around different lands
Space Mountain Roller coaster in the dark
Splash Mountain Indoor/outdoor water-flume adventure ride
Stitch's Great Escape! Theater-in-the-round sci-fi adventure show
Swiss Family Treehouse Outdoor walk-through treehouse
Tom Sawyer Island Outdoor walk-through exhibit and rustic playground
Tomorrowland Speedway Drive-'em yourself miniature cars
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Scenic tour of Tomorrowland
A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas Show Holiday Dancing and Music
Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Track ride in the dark
VoicePlay A Capella Music
Walt Disney World Railroad Fantasyland Station Scenic railroad ride to Main Street U.S.A. and Frontierland.
Walt Disney World Railroad Frontierland Station Scenic railroad ride to Fantasyland or Main Street
Walt Disney World Railroad Main Street U.S.A. Station Scenic railroad ride around the perimeter of the Magic Kingdom, and transportation to Frontierland and Fantasyland.
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress Audioanimatronic theater production
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room Audioanimatronic Pacific- island musical-theater show.

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