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Main Street USA - Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

Main Street U.S.A. Overview

Main Street, USA is based on one of Walt's hometowns, Marceline, Missouri

 Main Street, USA is based on one of Walt's hometowns, Marceline, Missouri

Main Street USA is the first area you see as you're walking into the Magic Kingdom and the last thing you see too because there is only one entrance/ exit. Modeled after a typical New England town at the turn of the century, Main Street USA captures the innocence of a time before any world war; a time when America was pioneering its way through with such inventions as the light bulb and the steam-powered engine; a care-free time. That is the feeling that Walt Disney himself wanted to convey to the guest that walking through this area. On Main Street USA there are several shops and stores to browse over. You can find all sorts of things to do here and many hidden treasures lie with in you reach. Main Street USA Magic Kingdom is the location of the famous parades such as: Mickey Mania and Spectromagic. The streets come alive when the parades are on there course. There is music and dancing, lights, and all kinds of Disney magic. When the parades are over there are many things to do on Main Street U.S.A. If you didn’t get a chance to explore Main Street when you first arrived, The shops stay open a half an hour longer than the rest of the park. On Main Street U.S.A. you can shop, dine, or just absorb all the magic that Disney has to offer.

Video Tour Main Street USA

Walt Disney World Railroad Station:

It is here that you can catch a ride on the steam-powered locomotive engines that will take you on an "all-the-way around trip" of the Magic Kingdom Park. There's one engine named "Walt" and another called "Roy."

Casey's Corner:

Food stand where guests can have some all-time American favorites; hotdogs and fries. Top them with a variety of toppings including fan favorite: sour kraut.

Exposition Hall:

Disney Exposition Hall is a one stop shop for all of your photographic needs. Here at the Exposition Hall you can also pick the photos taken by the photographers with in the park. You can take pictures with cut out posters of the Disney characters. Be on the look out for real life characters because that would be a perfect photo opportunity!

The Barber Shop:

On the north end of town square sits a cozy little barber shop simply called The Barber Shop. The barber shop is a wonderful place for adults and children to get a quick trim or an old fashion shave. All of this can be done at a reasonable price.

Bookstore:

Here you can browse though a large selection of old Disney classics. And brush up on your favorite’s right here in Disney. Whether it’s Shakespeare you’re into or you just like a quick read they have it all at the Disney Corner Bookstore.

Disney’s Clothiers:

This is the Magic Kingdoms largest gift shop. Here you can buy an array of memorabilia that best fits your style and your budget. The building is most recognized by the color and location. The building is a creamy yellow building located on the left of the street going towards the castle. This building also includes the Emporium.

The Emporium:

This is "the" shop at the Magic Kingdom park. If you can't find those Dumbo cufflinks you've always wanted anywhere else in the park, this is the spot where they would show up.

Athletic Club:

Located next to the Clothiers this is a unique sports fan palace. You can buy from a selection of different sports memorabilia. The selection ranges form Disney sports gear other very popular team gear. You can also get your photo takes inside of a sports frame.

Crystal Arts:

This is a glassware shop that displays some of the most magnificent pieces of glass in America. You can buy crystal birds or a glass Mickey. Either way there is something for the eye and something for the heart.

Shadow Box:

We live in an age where crystal-clear is just not clear enough, wit all the high definition and mega pixels that are being produced. There is still one place that understands the simplicity of a good old black and white picture. This place is shadow box right next to the Crystal Palace.

City Hall:

This is where problems get solved. City hall is where Disney’s guest services is located. If you have any trouble with your tickets or maybe you lost an item in the park they will be able to assist you. City Hall is the base of the magic and a lifesaver in most cases. If you lose your tickets you can take a photo copy of them to City Hall and they will replace them.

Market House:

This is a turn of the century style store that offers several old time goods such as hand rolled pretzel and pickles. You can also find exotic teas and sun dried fruits that are hard to find any where else. There is also a brass band that plays out front of the store.

Uptown Jewelers:

At this snazzy one-of-a-kind place you can find select hand crafted pieces of jewelry ranging from $3000 to $5 and each piece is a special one. Pay attention to the extreme detail to the building, this is something to marvel at.

Tips

  • During a parade or exiting the park, try to walk through the shops as much as possible. You can get almost all the way down Main Street because most of the stores are continuous.
  • Main Street and all of its shops remain open for a half an hour after park closing. Take your time and enjoy it while everyone else is rushing out.
  • Check the Magic Kingdom tip board on Main Street U.S.A. throughout the day for the current wait times for the most popular attractions at the Park.
  • The Magic Kingdom has three ATMs: under the Main Street train station.
  • You can get a haircut at the Harmony Barber Shop located beside the Car Barn on Main Street.