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Mickey’s PhilharMagic at Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s PhilharMagic is a Walt Disney World attraction located specifically in Magic Kingdom. PhilharMagic is usually easy to experience at most times throughout the day.

This PhilharMagic review covers all of the details for this fun 3D show. We’ll also take a look at when you might want to check it out while on vacation.

Here’s a quick reference chart to see if Mickey’s PhilharMagic works for your group.

Mickey’s PhilharMagicMagic Kingdom



Height Requirement:


Magic Kingdom FastPass:


Ride Type:

Theatrical Show

Seats Per Vehicle:

Rows in a theater


Approx 12 minutes

Rider Switch:


Extra Magic Hours:

Mornings and Evenings

Good For:

Taking a Break
Inclement Weather
Fans of Classic Cartoon Characters

Scary Factor:


Must-Do List:

Low Priority

Perfect For:

All ages

Special Mention:

This show requires the use of 3D glasses that are handed out at the entrance.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic

PhilharMagic is the perfect place to head when you find yourself melting in the heat of the day in Fantasyland or when it’s rainy. Mickey’s PhilharMagic is a 3D film featuring none other than Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.

During the course of the film you’ll get to see a lot of classic Disney cartoon characters. There’s even a few surprising interactive elements during the show. Like a scent of fresh baked goods magically filling the air and maybe a tiny splash of water.

Quite a few classic Disney tunes are part of PhilharMagic’s storyline. And at one point you even get the sensation that you too are flying along on a magic carpet.

PhilharMagic is actually a mild attraction making it good for all ages. If for some reason you don’t like the movement, the solution is to close your eyes. But this attraction doesn’t have a lot of that sensation.

Need to Know: Before entering the auditorium you will need to pick up a set of 3D glasses. They are required for watching the show. Mickey’s Philharmagic is approximately 12 minutes long. The longest wait will usually be for the next show to begin. Therefore you don’t need a FastPass.

While most guests will enjoy PhilharMagic, it’s not something that should be considered a priority during your vacation. As I said, it’s great for taking a break. It’s also a decent place to seek temporary shelter in the event of a pop-up shower.

If you want to get an idea of what Mickey’s PhilharMagic is like, try this Youtube video: Video of the Show

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Mickey’s Philharmagic

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