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
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Princess Makeover Experience
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
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
Citizens of Main Street Streetmosphere Performers
Country Bear Jamboree Audioanimatronic country-hoedown theater show
Dapper Dans Barbershop Quartet
Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade Mini-parade
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Daytime Parade
Disney's Celebrate America! - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on July 3, 2023) July 4th Fireworks
Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular Halloween-themed Fireworks Show
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 Costume Promenade Child Costume Parade
Frontierland Hoedown It's a Frontierland Hoedown!
Frontierland Shootin' Arcade Electronic shooting gallery
Get Lightning Lane Return Time for The Haunted Mansion Haunted-house dark ride
A Goofy Cavalcade Short Parade
The Hall of Presidents Audioanimatronic historical theater presentation
Happily Ever After Fireworks and Projection Show
The Haunted Mansion Haunted-house dark ride
Headless Horseman Ride Guy on a Horse
Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular Musical Show
"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 (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in the future) Singing and Dancing Show
Main Street Vehicles (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in the future) 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 and a Visiting Princess at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Daring Disney Pals as Circus Stars at Pete's Silly Side Show Character greeting area
Meet Dashing Disney Pals as Circus Stars at Pete’s Silly Side Show Character greeting area
Meet Merida at Fairytale Garden Storytelling session and character meet-and-greet
Meet Mickey at Town Square Theater Mickey Meet-and-Greet
Meet Princess Tiana and a Visiting Princess at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Mickey's Celebration Cavalcade Short Parade
Mickey's Magical Friendship Faire Character Show
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
Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Holiday Fireworks
Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Interactive animated comedy routines
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
The Royal Princess Processional Short Parade
Rusty Cutlass Pirate Band Live Pirate Music
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Indoor/outdoor roller coaster
Space Mountain Roller coaster in the dark
Swiss Family Treehouse Outdoor walk-through treehouse
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Short Parade
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
TRON Lightcycle / Run Intense Roller Coaster
Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Track ride in the dark
Walt Disney World Railroad - Fantasyland Scenic railroad ride to Main Street U.S.A. and Frontierland.
Walt Disney World Railroad - Frontierland Scenic railroad ride to Fantasyland or Main Street
Walt Disney World Railroad - Main Street, U.S.A. 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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