There’s no denying that Main Street Confectionery at Disney’s Magic Kingdom is the best place for sweets in all of Walt Disney World. Inside, you’ll find everything from cotton candy to flavored popcorn. It’s the perfect place to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Below, we’ll peek inside Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Confectionery. We’ll preview some of the new treats and other goodies you’ll find! We’ll also look inside the candy kitchen area, where cast members make delicious treats right before your eyes.
Additionally, I felt it necessary to mention that the Confectionery was remodeled a few years back. So if you haven’t visited recently, you might be surprised to see the updated look of the new Main Street Confectionery, now sponsored by Mars Wrigley.
Main Street Confectionery is the first stop on the right-hand corner of Main Street U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom. As you gaze down the street, teary-eyed, toward Cinderella Castle, you can’t help but smell the faintest hint of sugary treats wafting through the air.
If you’re not immediately drawn inside, you’ll probably make a mental note to stop in later that evening before you leave the park. It’s what most of us do.
During the remodel, the signage for the Confectionery was updated. It now reflects that the shop is the home of Mars candy treats.
A curved glass window at the front of the shop beckons you inside.
Before I bombard you with photos of the Confectionery, here is a reminder of what we lost. Formerly, the shop had intricately tiled floors, marble counters, and a touch of candy-striped wallpaper.
Now it has Herringbone patterned wood floors, tile, and marble. In addition, all of the walls are painted pastel colors.
I don’t know about you, but I like both looks. Although admittedly, Disney did an excellent job of freeing up space inside the shop by moving the primary display cases to the center of the room.
They also removed the majority of the merchandise. Previously, the store was packed with mugs, dishes, and plush. Often, those plush items resembled popular treats. But with so many places to purchase souvenirs, including the massive Emporium across the street, there was no need for all the extras.
A colorful candy wall lines the Confectionery’s front wall, prominently showing off a variety of colorful candies. You can fill a bag with as many as you like. They’ll charge you by the weight at the counter. This immense selection of M&M’s contains as many flavors as you can imagine.
A nearby display features giant lollipops, Skittles, Starbursts, and Wonderland Tea products.
As of this last update, Disney’s 100th-anniversary products are available for purchase.
A fun photo wall sits toward the front of the shop.
It makes for a fun backdrop for photos.
Disney-branded candy and snacks are available for purchase at the Confectionery.
Here’s a display of prepackaged candy apples and Mickey crisps treats.
On the far side of the store, you can still pick up a frozen ice drink in the Glacier Kitchen.
Someone is usually nearby making cotton candy like this sweet cast member. I wonder if making cotton candy is a fun job.
Cotton candy comes in blue or pink.
A popcorn area called the Kernel Kitchen sits toward the back of the store. It’s a pretty popular area. This is where the former Chapeau took up residence.
First, you select a popcorn flavor, then add syrup, and last, combine your mix with candies.
What a fun idea! Popcorn flavors include butter, caramel, cheddar, and rainbow. Candy options include M&M’s, pretzel pieces, and chocolate drizzle.
A large window in the middle of the store looks into the Confectionery Kitchen. You can watch as busy cast members prepare sweet treats for the shop.
It’s always fun to see what’s being prepared. Here are a few photos from other visits.
Look at all those Mickey Mouse shorts!
Now to skip to the good part, the display case, The Sweetest Spoon Showcase. This is where you can pick up all the special confections made in-house.
You’ll find items like character-inspired candy apples, fudge, cookies, and more.
Here we have Mickey and Minnie Marshmallow treats on a stick. To the right are several kinds of Mickey Chocolate cake pops.
This candy apple looks fabulous.
Or you might prefer a caramel apple dipped in chocolate and then coated with chopped Snickers, nuts, or other toppings.
These caramel apples look divine.
Here are a few cereal treats, including a Disney 100 Celebration treat and one covered with M&M’s peanut butter candies.
This Minnie cereal treat is pretty in pink.
Here’s a pretzel stick with mini M&M’s and milk chocolate.
Or you might prefer a brownie pie.
All three of these items are new. The two pieces toward the front are rugelach with Dove chocolate. We also don’t see many cupcakes at the Confectionery.
Here are a few cookies and a Mickey scone drizzled with chocolate.
A few years ago, a cast member told me these jumbo cookies were the best value for a snack credit on the Disney Dining Plan, which returns in 2024.
Below we have the S’mores cereal treat.
Both times I’ve eyed this treat, the cast members told me it was one of the best-tasting treats in the case. I rarely try these types of things.
I’m old school and always pick up one of the plain Mickey-shaped rice crisps. Ask if you can’t find one on display, and they’ll bring you a fresh one.
Here is the fudge selection. Now, this is something I do order from time to time. Flavors include chocolate pretzel fudge, Twix-covered fudge, and creamy peanut butter fudge.
Unfortunately, they no longer have plain fudge since Mars sponsors them. However, you can still pick up the plain fudge flavors at Big Top Souvenirs in Storybook Circus.
Throughout the year, special items are offered to represent each season. For example, all the things below were available around Mother’s Day.
The Main Street Confectionery has a machine for those who collect pressed pennies. This one has fun prints featuring Disney babies.
Here are a few shortbread cookies–the small packs of two butter cookies are one of my favorite snacks.
In addition to candy and treats, Main Street Confectionery is a wonderful location to stop in and pick up a bottled soda or water. Several refrigerated cases are scattered throughout the shop.
Instead of a wall of coffee mugs, we now have a wall of various flavored coffees. These coffee selections have been popping up in all the hotel gift shops lately.
Overall, the Confectionery’s remodel turned out positive. It took a few visits for the new style to grow on me. But ultimately, the improvements and ease of making purchases far outweigh the nostalgia.
Speaking of ease, you can order any of these items via mobile order in the My Disney Experience app and pick them up inside the shop. So if you’re in the mood for a quick treat on your way out, place a mobile order to save time.
We’ll wrap things up with a few colorful photos.
I hope you enjoyed this photo post of Magic Kingdom’s Confectionery. It was fun putting it together.
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In the comments
What is your go-to treat at Main Street Confectionery? Are you old-school, or do you enjoy trying the latest treats? Also, what do you think of the remodel?