At Princess Fairytale Hall, kids and kids at heart can meet some of Disney’s legendary princesses at this Hall afforded Cinderella by the King.
Opening Day: September 18, 2013
Type of Ride: Character-greeting location
Age Recommendation: All ages
Duration of Ride: About 10 minutes
Typical Queue Time: Long; usually upwards of one hour
Single Rider Line: No
FastPass+: Yes, visit our FastPass+ Guide for more information on FastPass+.
Chicken Exit Available: No
Baby Swap Available: No
Type of Vehicle: None
Type of Restraint: None
Attraction Open During EMH: Yes; both morning and evening. See our Extra Magic Hours page for more information.
Ride Photo Available For Purchase: No
Height Requirements: None
Flash Photography or Video Allowed: Yes
Park Map of Magic Kingdom:
Other Rides/Attractions In the Area:
This attraction is located in the Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland.
Shopping: A plethora of Disney merchandise, including t-shirts, hats, figurines, and plush dolls, is available for purchase nearby at “Fantasy Faire.”
Dining/Refreshment: Guests can enjoy a counter service lunch or dinner nearby at Pinocchio Village Haus; this eatery specializes in Italian offerings, including flatbread pizzas, a meatball hero, and garlic knots. Additionally, Friar’s Nook seasonally offers macaroni and cheese, and Storybook Treats is the place in Fantasyland for ice cream sundaes. Guests preferring a full service meal may consider eating dinner at Be Our Guest Restaurant or any meal at Cinderella’s Royal Table. Cinderella and other princesses entertain guests at the latter restaurant, situated in Cinderella Castle. ADRs are strongly recommended for any meal at Be Our Guest Restaurant or Cinderella’s Royal Table.
Restroom: Restrooms convenient to Princess Fairytale Hall are situated near Pinocchio Village Haus and Cheshire Café, respectively.
Smoking Location: Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only. Magic Kingdom smoking areas can be found on our Walt Disney World Designated Smoking Areas page.
Princess Fairytale Hall Fun Facts
Did you know?
- Princess Fairytale Hall was developed as the main character-greeting location for New Fantasyland. From the Magic Kingdom’s opening day, October 1, 1971, until 2012, Princess Fairytale Hall’s real estate was occupied by “Snow White’s Scary Adventures,” a track ride that took guests through dioramas retelling Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). Disneyland’s version of Snow White’s Scary Adventures still operates.
- Two queues, one for Cinderella and another princess, the other for Rapunzel and another princess, are included at Princess Fairytale Hall.
- Cinderella and Rapunzel are the respective protagonists of Disney’s Cinderella (1950) and Tangled (2010).
- Princess Fairytale Hall is beautifully decorated with stained glass windows; chandeliers; royal insignia; Cinderella’s glass slipper; and portraits of Disney princesses, including Aurora, Jasmine, Mulan, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Tiana.
- In June 2016, the duo of Anna and Elsa from Frozen (2013) relocated from Princess Fairytale Hall to the Royal Sommerhaus at Epcot‘s Norway pavilion.
Top 5 Tips for Princess Fairytale Hall
- With wait times often exceeding one hour, FastPass Plus reservations are highly recommended for either queue at Princess Fairytale Hall.
- Guests staying at one of Walt Disney World’s onsite hotels can enjoy shorter waits by visiting Princess Fairytale Hall during Morning Extra Magic Hours.
- Photographs with the princesses are permitted, so bring your camera!
- Take in the details throughout the attraction.
- Consider watching the corresponding princess films such as to enhance your appreciation of the attraction.