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Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire at Disney’s Magic Kingdom – What You Need to Know

Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire, the stage show at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World on the Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage, is a fan favorite and a must-see for young guests. The twenty-minute show plays multiple times per day. There are lots of dancing, story-telling, and fireworks. Read on to find out more about this fantastic stage show.


You’ll see Mickey and the gang in new outfits in the show’s opening number. Mickey and the gang go on to let guests know they’ve traveled far and wide and the friends they’ve met are what make “this kingdom really unique.”

First up, Goofy, Tiana, and friends from the “Land of Bewitching Bayous” to bring a little spice and jazz to the party. At every show I’ve attended, the crowd went wild for Tiana and Prince Naveen. The jazz dance numbers were great. I heard many in the crowd who were thrilled for Tiana. Her green and white dress would also make Tinkerbell jealous. The segment of the show features songs “Down in New Orleans” and “Dig a Little Deeper” from the movie. Tiana encourages Goofy to be himself and Goofy dances a fun jazz number.

Next, Donald Duck has brought some friends from the “Land of the Enchanted Woodlands” that he met at the Snuggly Duckling, even though Daisy actually invited Rapunzel and Flynn, not the “Ruffians” that Donald brought. The Ruffians and Donald get into a little bit of a tussle until Daisy calms things down. Daisy fears that Donald has ruined everything by bringing them until Rapunzel explains to Daisy that these boys have dreams too. Through a rendition of “I’ve Got a Dream,” Donald shares his dream to be “one of the fellas,” and Daisy shares her dream to “try new things and make new friends.” Everyone leaves happy as friends.


Just when Minnie thinks she needs to get ready for the Grand Celebration, Mickey announces that he has a surprise for her. Mickey has invited Olaf, Anna and Elsa from the “Land of the Mystic Mountains” to cool things off with a shortened rendition of “Let it Go” from Elsa. Elsa encourages everyone to never lose sight of being their own person.

Finally, the faire culminates in a final “Grand Celebration,” which brings together all the characters for a final song with dancing and fireworks. Tiana and Prince Naveen, Rapunzel and Flynn, along with the Ruffians, Anna and Elsa, along with Olaf, each share a short dance. Then the characters mix partners and enjoy another short dance with others. The new song that started off the show is performed again. Mickey then has one last surprise up his sleeve and sets off some fireworks to celebrate the new friendships they had made that day.

The show is a long one, clocking in around 22 minutes, but it’s worth it. Not surprisingly, the Forecourt Stage area is usually packed, especially towards the end of the show as many walking by pressed in as the show went on. If you want an unobstructed view, you’ll want to get to the stage area early. The show does a great job of blending the classic characters along with the recent hits from Disney: The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, and Frozen. Currently, there are five shows playing per day. Be sure to check the My Disney Experience app for the most up-to-date showtimes. You don’t want to miss this show!

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Cindy E. Nykamp

After friends and family made them their go-to people for Walt Disney World advice, Cindy and Chad launched DisneyLists.com in August 2015 to share their knowledge and love of Disney. Cindy wears many hats for DisneyLists.com. As a content creator, she has written over six hundred articles providing news, tips, planning, and more, for trips to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruise Line to our followers. She directs a team of authors to bring our fans up-to-date information so that they can have the best Disney vacation experience. Cindy manages DisneyLists.com's Instagram account, sharing photos and videos to bring some Disney magic into our followers' feeds. She is also our chief photographer and has her photos featured on the official Walt Disney World Instagram account. Finally, Cindy regularly represents DisneyLists.com at Disney media events. While attending these events, she gets an insider's view of all the new things that have come to Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line and passes this information and tips to our followers.
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