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DISNEY WORLD OUTFITS: What to Wear

One of the most fun things about exploring Disney Parks at Walt Disney World is seeing the creative Disney World outfits. It’s also interesting to see the different ways outfits are themed by the Disney Park you’re exploring. 

If you’re wondering what you should wear to Disney World in general or looking for ideas more specific to what you should wear to Magic Kingdom or Animal Kingdom, there are so many ways you can have fun planning your outfits for your Disney vacation.

What Should I Wear to Disney World?

Before you begin planning your Disney World outfits, you’ll want to check the weather forecast for the time of your trip and plan accordingly.

The sunshine state isn’t always so bright and warm. It can get chilly and rainy at times, especially if you plan your trip during the winter. So while even the winter is pretty mild in Orlando, you should still be sure to pack warm sweaters, sweatshirts, etc.

rainy day at disney world what to wear to disney on a rainy day

During the rainy periods, you can easily add a light jacket, rain jacket, or poncho that you can easily take on and off as needed. However, at all other times during the summer, you’ll want to focus on clothing that will help you stay cool in the Florida heat.

It’s also a good idea to add accessories to your outfit to help keep your hands free while experiencing the Disney Parks. Something like a backpack or fanny pack always comes in handy.

What Kind of Shoes Should I Wear to Disney World?

When visiting Disney World, tennis shoes or sneakers are the best shoes to wear. Some sandals are okay. However, it’s a good idea to test them out before you begin exploring Disney Parks to avoid a miserable day.

Your Disney vacation will involve an abundance of walking as you explore each theme park, so you may want to consider wearing shoes that offer plenty of support and don’t hurt your feet.

Flip flops and high heels are not recommended for parts of your trip where you could be on your feet for hours at a time.

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Stylish Disney World Outfits

Luckily, you don’t have to sacrifice looking stylish while you’re at Disney World. There are many trendy Disney world outfits that combine comfort and style.

Whether your style is baggy shirts and sneakers, or elegant sundresses, there are many cute Disney outfits you can choose from and make your own.

Tank Tops and Denim Shorts

One of the most classic summer Disney world outfits is denim shorts, a white tank top, and sandals. When choosing your sandals, keep in mind that you’ll be walking a lot and standing in long lines, so you’ll want to pick a comfortable pair.

If you want to mix this classic outfit up, you can give it more of a Disney theme and wear red denim shorts, and black tank top, and your favorite pair of Minnie ears. Both combinations make for super cute Disney outfits.

Ripped Skinny Jeans and Sneakers

Another classic and very versatile Disney look is ripped jeans and sneakers.

You could pair the jeans and sneakers with a Disney t-shirt, oversized sweatshirt, or tank top. It’s one of the best options if you’re looking for Disney World outfits that work year-round.

This outfit is great for summer, winter or if you plan to explore Walt Disney World later in the afternoon when it might cool.

If you want to add a touch of pink to your outfit, wear a pink tank top underneath a denim jacket and Minnie ears with a pink and white bow.

Leather Leggings

Leather leggings are also a go-to when you’re looking for trendy Disney outfits. One of the best ways to give this outfit the perfect Disney World theme is to wear black leather leggings, a red t-shirt, a denim jacket, and mickey ears.

A Dress with a Denim Jacket

If you want your Disney World outfit to be a little more classy than tank tops and Disney shirts, one great idea is to wear a black, red, white, or pink dress with a denim jacket.

Wearing a dress to Disney World isn’t as tricky as it sounds. The trick is to make sure it’s just the right length. If it’s too long or short, it could make getting on and off some of the theme park rides a challenge.

Now that Walt Disney World has a new dress code, you’ll also want to ensure that it meets the new guidelines.

What Should I Wear to Magic Kingdom?

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Magic Kingdom is the easiest Disney Park to plan your outfit for. Since it’s home to many classic Disney characters like the Mickey Mouse crew and the Disney Princesses, you could easily pick an outfit that reflects your favorite character.

Just keep in mind that only kids 13 and under can wear an actual costume.

So for adults, it’s best to wear one of your favorite character shirts or regular clothes similar to those your favorite character wears.

If you plan to ride the water attractions, a good tip to keep in mind is that wearing a material that dries quickly makes the rest of your time at Magic Kingdom more fun.

What Should I Wear to Animal Kingdom?

animal kingdom at disney what to wear to animal kingdom

If you’re planning an outfit specifically for Animal Kingdom, you can’t go wrong with wearing your favorite animal print.

Combining a popular animal print t-shirt with sage green leggings or legging shorts ensures you get a perfectly themed outfit without sacrificing comfort.

Animal Kingdom would also be a great place for Lion King fans to wear their favorite Lion King t-shirt.

What is Disney’s New Dress Code?

In short, Disney’s New Dress code features new guidelines to help ensure Disney Parks maintain a family-friendly environment. They include circumstances where you may not be allowed to enter the parks or may be asked to leave if your attire is too revealing, vulgar, etc. You can learn more about Disney’s dress code here.

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