LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - OCTOBER 10: Fireworks explode over Cinderella Castle during the Happily Ever After fireworks show at the Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom entertainment park on October 10, 2018 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)
Fun Free Things To Do At The Disney Parks
Ice water is available for free at some food kiosks and quick-serve restaurants all over the parks, and you can also ask for some water cups at the pick-up counter area.
Ice Water
There are a few locations at Walt Disney World where you can get pixie-dusted for free, such as Bibbidi Boppidi Boutique and Sir Mickey's gift shop in Magic Kingdom.
Pixie Dust
Buttons can be acquired for free all over the parks and hotels. There are four kinds: "First Visit," "I'm Celebrating," "Happy Birthday," and "Happily Ever After."
Cast members can also write family-friendly notes on your button for you, and for an extra fee, visit Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in Magic Kingdom for a calligraphy personalization.
Disney World temporarily started charging guests for hotel parking in 2021, but the hotels are back to free parking. However, parking at the parks themselves is not.
When you stay at a WDW hotel, you can access complimentary transportation options like buses, friendship boats, ferries, a riverboat, the monorail, and the Skyliner.