bucket List

DCP Bucket List

General Stuff

  1. Be the first person on your favorite ride for the day
  2. Be the last one out of the park
  3. Disneybound with friends
  4. Do every ride in every park at least once
  5. Do a Backstage Magic tourbackstagemagic
  6. Find hidden Mickeys and take pictures of them
  7. Get a boat/car/whatever all to yourself (or your group) on your favorite ridesdinosaur
  8. Go to all four parks in one day!
  9. Go to Rope Drop at each park at least once
  10. Go to a park by myself!
  11. Have a day where I go to the parks just take pictures and notice details you’ve never seen before
  12. Memorize the monorail spiel
  13. Pick a comfy spot in the park and people-watch
  14. Pick one ride and see how many times you can ride it in one day
  15. Play in the parks in the rain
  16. Ride the monorail in every color (Red, Coral, Orange, Gold, Yellow, Teal, Lime, Green, Blue, Silver, Black and Peach.)
  17. See all the live entertainment (JAMMitors, Dapper Dans, Citizens of Main Street, DHS streetmosphere, Royal Majesty Makers, Voices of Liberty, Main Street Philharmonic, etc etc etc)
  18. See every show and parade
  19. Have family or friends from home to visit!img_5854
  20. Stay at each park from open to close
  21. Take a photo in front of each park’s ~landmark~
  22. Watch a custodian paint a water picture
  23. Watch Illuminations, Wishes, and Fantasmic
  24. Make use of all the SnapChat Filters in the parks.

Magic Kingdom

  1. Become a Galactic Hero on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  2. Buy a balloon on Main Street and take cheesy pics
  3. Curtsy to the princess at the fountain
  4. Dance in the Club 626 dance party
  5. Dance with your favs in Move it! Shake it! Celebrate it!
  6. Find all the hidden Pascals near Rapunzel’s Tower NO CHEATING
  7. Find PUSH the talking trash can
  8. Frontierland Hoedown!!
  9. Get a log all to yourself on Splash
  10. Get pixie dusted from Castle Couture or Sir Mickey’s
  11. Get the perfect spot RIGHT in front of the castle to watch Celebrate the Magic and Wishes
  12. Go to the park super early and get a picture on empty Main Street
  13. Have a part in Enchanted Tales with Belle (easier late at night or if you’re celebrating something)
  14. Have your joke read at Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
  15. Listen to the Dapper Dans
  16. Make a wish in the wishing well
  17. Obligatory picture with the Partners Statue
  18. Play Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
  19. Ride all 3 mountains (Space, Splash, Big Thunder) in one day
  20. Ride Dumbo, Splash Mountain, Big Thunder, or TTA during Wishes
  21. Ride Space Mountain with the lights on
  22. Sing along with Dream Along With Mickey/the parades
  23. Stay til park closing and experience the Kiss Goodnight
  24. Take a behind the scenes tour of the park
  25. Take the ferryboat instead of the monorail
  26. Try pulling the sword from the stone in Fantasyland
  27. Watch the Flag Retreat
  28. Watch the Trolley Show
  29. Watch the Welcome Show
  30. Watch Wishes from every different land in the park

EPCOT

  1. Call (and answer) the phone booths in World Showcase
  2. Color your own Duffy and get stamps from every country in World Showcase (look for theKidcot fun stops)
  3. Get a passport from Guest Relations and visit every country at WS to get it stamped
  4. Sit in the very front and middle seat on Soarin’
  5. Take a picture inside of Bruce’s mouth at The Seas with Nemo and Friends
  6. Take a selfie in every country
  7. Take the Around the World Segway tour
  8. Try Beverly at Club Cool (and all the other flavors)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  1. Be the Rebel Spy on Star Tours
  2. Experience both the gangster and the cowboy scene on Great Movie Ride
  3. Experience Character Palooza!!
  4. Fill an entire elevator on Tower of Terror with CPs
  5. Get picked as a volunteer for Indiana Jones Stunt Show
  6. Get the highest score you can on Toy Story Midway Mania (or highest in your car!)
  7. Go on Tower of Terror during the day, night, and while it’s raining
  8. Ride Tower of Terror 13 times in a row
  9. See both Fantasmic showings in the same night
  10. Sit in the very front and middle at Fantasmic
  11. Walk through One Man’s Dream

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  1. Become a Wilderness Explorer
  2. Check out the Backstage Safari or Wild by Design tour
  3. Dance in the Harambe Village street party in Africa!!
  4. Do the Wild Africa Trek
  5. Find DeVine between Africa and Asia
  6. Get picked to be part of the show at Festival of the Lion King
  7. Go on Kali River Rapids til you are completely soaked
  8. Go to the petting zoo at Rafiki’s Planet Watch
  9. Ride Expedition Everest a bunch of times in a row
  10. Ride the first Kilimanjaro Safari of the day

Disney Springs

  1. Get ice cream at Ghirardelli (don’t forget to get your free chocolate square sample)
  2. Get lost in World of Disney
  3. Go bowling at Splitsville
  4. La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil
  5. Look at the beautiful artwork in Art of Disney
  6. Ride the Characters in Flight balloon
  7. See a movie at AMC Disney Springs 24 with Dine-in Theatres
  8. Stroll around at night
  9. Visit Basin and wash your hands with the delicious smelling scrubs
  10. Get a Cupcake from the Cupcake ATM 

Resorts

  1. Archery at Fort Wilderness
  2. Campfire & singalong with Chip and Dale at Fort Wilderness
  3. Campfire at any of these resorts
  4. Check out all the decorated resorts around the holidays
  5. Explore the Boardwalk at night
  6. Get a bunch of friends together and stay at a fancy resort just for one night.
  7. Get leis from the Polynesian
  8. Go parasailing or jet-skiing in Bay Lake
  9. Go to movie night at one of the resorts
  10. Have a spa day at Saratoga Springs or Grand Floridian
  11. Have tea at the Grand Floridian
  12. Jellyrolls dueling piano bar on the Boardwalk!
  13. Rent a boat and go around Bay Lake, Seven Seas Lagoon or the Epcot resort area
  14. Relax in a hammock at the Poly (good hammocks at Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans, and Coronado too)
  15. Ride the resort monorail around all day just for kicks and giggles
  16. Spirit of Aloha show at the Poly (can you guys tell that I really like the Poly)
  17. Take a carriage ride at Fort Wilderness or Port Orleans Riverside
  18. Take a resort tour
  19. Visit every resort and take pictures
  20. Visit the Wedding Pavilion
  21. Watch the Electrical Water Pageant from the Poly
  22. Watch Wishes from the beach at the Poly (with a Dole Whip), Narcoossee’s at the Grand Floridian, and Top of the World Lounge in Bay Lake Tower

Other Disney places

  1. Check out ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  2. Learn to surf at Typhoon Lagoon
  3. Play mini golf at Fantasia Gardens or Winter Summerland
  4. Swim with sharks at Typhoon Lagoon
  5. Take on Summit Plummet at Blizzard Beach

Food

  1. 50s Prime Time Cafe – ask for a TV table and GET A MILKSHAKE and try to become a member of the clean plate club :-)
  2. Be Our Guest – you can walk up for lunch, or else you might wanna make that dinner reservation now
  3. Cupcake crawl!
  4. Churro in Frontierland
  5. Cinderella’s Royal Table – try a walk up for breakfast or make a res
  6. Dole Whip (make your own at Captain Cook’s at the Poly!)
  7. Earl of Sandwich
  8. Finish the Kitchen Sink at Beaches & Cream! with friends of course
  9. Go to a different restaurant every time you go somewhere
  10. Go to the Confectionery and gorge yourself
  11. Have lunch with an Imagineer
  12. Hidden gems like Olivia’s or Grand Floridian Cafe
  13. Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue!
  14. Hot dog at Casey’s Corner
  15. LeFou’s Brew from Gaston’s Tavern
  16. Make an early-morning dining reservation for someplace inside the park (Crystal Palace cough cough). You’ll get to enter the park early for AWESOME photo ops and a good start to your day
  17. Make a reservation early in your program or before you arrive for someplace fancy. when the day comes you can get dressed up all nice for a fun dinner!
  18. Mickey-shaped pretzel
  19. MICKEY WAFFLE
  20. MICKEY PREMIUM BAR
  21. Nutella waffle sandwich at Sleepy Hollow
  22. OHANA
  23. School bread in Norway!
  24. Sci-Fi Drive In Theatre – ask for a car table!!
  25. T-Rex and Rainforest Cafe
  26. Take pictures of all the delicious food you eat!
  27. Tony’s Town Square during the parade
  28. Try something from every pavilion at Epcot
  29. Drink around the world
  30. Turkey leg

Characters

  1. Meet all the characters.>>Check out my Character Bucket List here<<
  2. Do as many character meals as possible.
  3. Get the characters to sign something different!
  4. Meet Mickey and Minnie in as many different costumes as you can
  5. Meet TALKING Mickey at Town Square Theatre
  6. Meet your favorite characters while Disneybounding as them
  7. Take a picture with every Disney princess

Special Events

  1. Celebrate my birthday!  Get a button, make dinner reservations, have my friends request the day off and spend it in the parks!
  2. Dress up for Dapper Day!!!
  3. Flower & Garden Festival (March-May at EPCOT)lighteningmcqueen
  4. Food & Wine Festival (September-November at EPCOT)
  5. Get into the spirit at the Christmas Shoppe at MK or Disney Springs
  6. Go to the filming of the Christmas parade
  7. Listen to the storytellers during Holidays Around the World at EPCOT
  8. Meet a celebrity
  9. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (MK)mnsshp
  10. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (MK)
  11. Run a Disney marathon
  12. Spend New Years’ at WDW
  13. Star Wars Weekends (DHS)
  14. Stop by one of the Eat to the Beat concerts during F&W Festival (EPCOT)
  15. Universal Halloween Horror Nights
  16. Watch the MK 4th of July fireworks
  17. Witness a proposal!proposal

Friend Things

  1. Befriend someone in every housing complex
  2. Have a Disney movie marathon
  3. Have a sleepover in your living room  We camped out for Hurricane Matthew in the living room!
  4. Host a movie/game night with your friends and roommates!
  5. Make friends with your neighbors!
  6. Meet people from other states and countries
  7. Visit your friends at work!

Cast Member/CP things

  1. Go to Night of Stars Talent Show
  2. CP Graduation – request the day off as soon as you find out when it is
  3. Get a Guest Service Fanatic/ Four Keys Card
  4. Give Guest Service Fanatic/ Four Keys Card to other CMs!
  5. Go to an audition for Disney Entertainment
  6. Go to Grocery Bingo
  7. Go to housing events
  8. Make a magical moment for a guest!
  9. Pick up a PAC shift!
  10. Pick up shifts in all the parks
  11. Shop at Company D
  12. Shop at Property Control and Cast Connection
  13. Visit Mickey’s Retreat
  14. VoluntEAR

Collect…

  1. Maps – they changed the maps two or three times while I was there, keep the old ones for a cool souvenir. Get the special ones from holiday events.
  2. Pressed pennies
  3. Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom cards
  4. The buttons they give out at the front of the park

Buy…

  1. a pair of Mickey ears and get your name on the back
  2. a pin from each park
  3. a shirt from each park
  4. a souvenir cup or mug

Outside the Parks

  1. Busch Gardens
  2. Check out City Walk at night
  3. Discovery Cove
  4. Explore the Orlando club scene
  5. Cowboys Orlandocowboys
  6. Gatorland
  7. Harry Potter World
  8. Go to the beach! Cocoa Beach and Daytona are both about an hour and a half away
  9. Go to Steak & Shake late at night after work at least once
  10. Islands of Adventure
  11. Kennedy Space Center
  12. Legoland
  13. Party at House of Blues on Sunday nights
  14. Sea World
  15. Shop at the outlet malls across the street from the housing complexes
  16. Take a day trip to the beach and watch the sunset, then wake up to watch the sun rise
  17. Universal Studios
  18. Visit Celebration, FL

Make Memories

  1. Have a photoshoot in the parks
  2. Send a postcard to your address back home from inside the park
  3. Stay in the park super late past closing and take empty park photos
  4. Take funny planned photos on rides
  5. Take literally thousands of pictures
  6. Write down all your favorite memories and put them in a jar during your program to read at the end!