Are you craving a trip to Magic Kingdom with your best friend or friends? Here’s our list of 19 things you NEED to do during a friends day at Magic Kingdom!

*This list is not in any specific order.


1. Ice Cream Cones from Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

There’s something magical about eating ice cream at Magic Kingdom. It truly does not get better than wrapping up a magical day by enjoying a fresh cone on the hub grass waiting for the kiss goodnight!

2. Defend the Galaxy on Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin

Grab a blaster and defend the galaxy! See who can get the highest score on Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin.


3. Conquer the Mountains

Space, Splash, and Thunder. It doesn’t matter the order, but you have to conquer all of the mountains at Magic Kingdom!

4. See who can get a joke featured on the Laugh Floor

What time did the man go to the dentist? Tooth hurt-y. Okay, that was a rough one… Anyway, see who has the best jokes at the Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor!

5. Laugh at un-bear-able jokes

Clap your hands and stomp your feet during the Country Bear Jamboree! This iconic attraction is full of witty jokes and classic songs that will leave you repeating them all day.

6. Complete the Pirate’s Adventure

Grab a map and search for hidden treasure in Adventureland. This fun scavenger hunt is completely free and is a great way to explore every inch of the land!


7. Explore Tom Sawyer Island

Tom Sawyer Island is for kids of all ages, including adults! Walk across the bridge, climb around the fortress, and take a walk around the beautiful island uncovering some awesome hidden gems!

8. Eat a Dole Whip

Ah Dole Whip, how we love thee. This pineapple soft serve treat is the perfect way to cool off during a hot day at the park.

9. Ride a Main Street Vehicle

The Main Street Vehicles do not get as much love as they deserve. Take a ride down Main Street, USA on a double-decker bus, or an open trolley, delivering you right in front of the castle!

10. Watch Festival of Fantasy

Prepare to welcome the wondrous and wonderful, Festival of Fantasy Parade. Grab a spot and watch the parade pass by!


11. Shoot it out at the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade

Step on up to the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade and see who wins a game! This is a quick and fun activity while you wait for your next FastPass.

12. Visit 999 happy haunts in a creepy old mansion

There’s always room for one more at the Haunted Mansion. The question is, who will it be?

13. Head to space on the Astro Orbiter

Strap yourselves in to a spaceship and blast off to space on Astro Orbiter! We love riding this blood-pumping attraction at night for a wonderful view of The Contemporary Resort.

14. Drink a pint of LeFou’s Brew in Gaston’s Tavern

Kick your feet up and say cheers to a great day with a refreshing LeFou’s Brew at Gaston’s Tavern. This frozen drink is a perfect refreshment during those long park days!


15. Take a picture at the Purple Wall

It’s tough to say that you went to Magic Kingdom without a picture in front of the Purple Wall. The only challenge is do you take one with the old purple wall, or the new wall?

16. Meet Mickey at the Town Square Theater

Meet the main mouse himself at the Town Square Theater and pose for a picture!

17. Have a dance-off during Move It! Shake It!

So, you think you can dance? Move it and shake it during the Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party!

18. Eat Casey’s Corner on the Hub Grass

Whether you opt for corn dog nuggets, a signature hot dog, or just an order of loaded fries, Casey’s Corner on the Hub Grass is a Magic Kingdom essential. Grab a snack or meal and find a place to sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of Magic Kingdom!


19. Happily Ever After

At the end of the day, sing your hearts out while watching the always perfect Happily Ever After firework spectacular. A few shared tears may be shed, but we all know they come from happiness, especially after one amazing best friend day at Magic Kingdom.

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