240+ Disney Abbreviations You Need to Know

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240+ Disney Abbreviations You Need to Know

Disney-ese can feel like a foreign language at first, but with this detailed glossary, you’ll be speaking it fluently in no-time. 

#’s

1900PF: 100 Park Fare Restaurant – character dining restaurant at Disney World
20K: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – a previous atteaction at Magic Kingdom that has been removed
50’s: 50’s Prime Time Café – character dining restaurant in Hollywood Studios
7DMT: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train – rollercoaster ride at Magic Kingdom


A’s

AA: American Adventure – attraction at Magic Kingdom
AA: The American Adventure – attraction at Magic Kindom
AA: Audio Animatronics – robotic characters commonly seen in dark-ride attractions
AbD: Adventures by Disney – vacations outside of the parks led by Disney cast members
ADR: Advanced Dining Reservation 
AH: After Hours 
AHE: After Hours Event
AK: Animal Kingdom – park at Disney World
AKL: Animal Kingdom Lodge – resort at Disney World
AKLJ: Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House – specific building at Animal Kingdom Lodge
AKLK: Animal Kingdom House Kidani Village – specific building at Animal Kingdom Lodge
AKV: Animal Kingdom Villas – resort at Disney World
AO: Astro Orbiter – attraction at Magic Kindom and Disneyland
AOA: Art of Animation – resort at Disney World
AP: Annual Pass
AP: Artist Point – Restaurant at Disney World
Aper: Annual Passholder
ARS: Aulani Resort and Spa – Disney resort in Hawaii
ART POP: Disney’s Art of Animation and Pop Century Resort Area
AS: All Star Sports – resort at Disney World
AS: Alien Saucers – ride at Hollywood Studios
AS2: Alien Swirling Saucers – ride at Hollywood Studios
ASM(u): All-Star Music – resort at Disney World
ASMo: All-Star Movies – resort at Disney World
ASMV: All-Star Movies – resort at Disney World
ASR: All Star Resorts – resort at Disney World
A.S.S.: All Star Sports – resort at Disney World
A.S.S.: Alien Swirling Saucers – ride at Hollywood Studios
ASSp: All Star Sports – resort at Disney World


B’s

B+C: Beaches and Cream – restaurant at Disney World
B+TB: Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage – attraction at Hollywood Studios
BatB: Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage – attraction at Hollywood Studios
BB: Blizzard Beach – waterpark at Disney World
BBB: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique – salon where young girls can transfom into a princess
BC: Beach Club – resort at Disney World
BCV: Beach Club Villas – resort at Disney World
BLAB: Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – ride at Disneyland
BLT: Bay Lake Tower – resort at Disney World
BOG: Be Our Guest – Restuarant at Magic Kingdom
BRV: Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – resort at Disney World
BTM: Big Thunder Mountain – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
BTMRR: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
Buzz: Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – attraction at Disneyland
Buzz: Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin – attraction at Magic Kingdom
BW: Boardwalk – resort area of Disney World between Epcot and Hollywood Studios
BWI: Boardwalk Inn – resort at Disney World
BWV: Boardwalk Villas – resort at Disney World


C’s

CB: Character Breakfast
CBJ: Country Bear Jamboree – attraction at Magic Kingdom
CBR: Caribbean Beach Resort – resort at Disney World
CC: Copper Creek – resort at Disney World
CG: California Grill – restaurant at Disney World
CHH: Columbia Harbor House – restaurant at Disney World
CM: Cast Member – eployee of Disney parks and resorts
CONT: Contemporaty – resort at Disney World
COP: Carosul of Progress – attraction at Magic Kingdom
CP: Candlelight Processional – holiday show at Epcot
CP: Crystal Palace – restaurant at Magic Kingdom
CP: College Program 
CR: Contemporary Resort – resort at Disney World
CRO: Central Reservations Office -(407) 934-7639
CRT: Cinderella’s Royal Table – character dining at Magic Kingdom
CS: Counter Service – fast casual dining (think McDonalds or Chipotle)
CSR: Coronado Springs Resort – resort at Disney World


D’s

D+B: Dooney and Bourke – fabulous purse designer that specializes in Disney prints
DAH: Disney After Hours
DAHE: Disney After Hours Event
DAK: Disney’s Animal Kingdom – park at Disney World
DAKL: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – resort at Disney World
DAWS: Drinking Around World Showcase – a popular way of touring Epcot
DCA: Disney Caliornia Adventure – park at Disneyland Resort
DCL: Disney Cruise Line 
DCR: Disney’s Contemporary Resort – resort at Disney World
DD: Disney Daughter – a Disney loving daughter
DDP: Disney Dining Plan – vacation package add-on
DEP: Disney’s Electrical Parade – former parade in Magic Kingdom, Disneyland, and California Adventures
DH: Disney Husband – a Disney loving husband
DHS: Disney Hollywood Studios – park at Disney World
DIS: DisBoards – popular Disney forum online
DK: Disney Kids – Disney loving kids
DL: Disneyland
DLH: Disneyland Hotel – resort in Disneyland (CA) and Disneyland Paris
DLP: Disneyland Paris – an overseas Disney park in France
DLR: Disneyland Resort – area of Disney parks and hotels in Anaheim, CA
DME: Disney’s Magical Express – free transportaion between Orlando airport and Disney World resorts
DMGM: Disney MGM Studios – park in Disneyland Paris
DP: Disney Partner – a Disney loving partner
DQ: Disney Quest – a long gone virtual park in Disney World
DRC: Disney Reservation Center – (407) 934-7639
DS: Disney Son – a Disney loving son
DS: Disney Spouse – a Disney loving spouse
DTD: Downtown Disney – area of resorts and dining at Disneyland Resort
DU: Disney University – educational program for travel agents
DVC: Disney Vacation Club – Disney’s version of a time share (renting DVC points will save you a ton)
DW: Disney Wife – a Disney loving wife


E’s

EC: Epcot – park in Disney World
ECV: Electric Conveinience Vehicle
EE: Expedition Everest – ride in Animal Kingdom
ELP: Electrical Parade – former parade in Magic Kingdom, Disneyland, and California Adventure
EMH: Extra Magic Hours – bonus hours where guests staying at a Disney World hotel are able to stay in the Disney World parks past close
EMM: Early Morning Magic – bonus hours where guest staying at a Disney World or Disneyland hotel are able to enter the parks early
EoS: Earl of Sanwhich – restaurant at Disneyland and Disney World (also a popular chain across the CONUS)
EWP: Electrical Water Pageant – nightime parade in the 7 seas lagoon in front of Magic Kingdom
ExE: Expedition Everest – ride at Animal Kingdom


F’s

F+G: Flower and Garden Festival – a festival that takes place in Epcot each Spring
F+W: Food and Wine Festival – a festival that takes place in Epcot each Summer (and into fall)
FANT: Fantasmic! – a nightime show at Disneyland and Hollywood Studios
FEA: Frozen Ever After – ride at Epcot
FF: Flying Fish – restaurant at Disney World
FLE: Fantasyland Expansion – newer area of Magic Kingdom that is home to many princesses
FoF: Festival of Fantasy – daytime parade at Magic Kingdom
FoFP: Festival of Fantasy Parade – daytime parade at Magic Kingdom
FOLK: Festival of the Lion King – show at Animal Kingdom
FoP: Flight of Passage – ride at Animal Kingdom
FotA: Festival of the Arts – a festival that takes place in Epcot during the first few months of each year
FoTLK: Festival of the Lion King – show at Animal Kingdom
FoW: Flights of Wonder – show at Animal Kingdom
FP: FastPass – a ticket to the front of an attraction’s line
FP+: FastPass+ – a virtual ticket to the front of an attraction’s line that can be made 60-90 days in advance
FtW: Fort Wilderness – resort at Disney World
FW: Fort Wilderness – resort at Disney World
FW: Future World – area of Epcot


G’s

GAP: Gold Annual Pass
GC: Grand Californian – resort at Disneyland
GCV: Grand Californian Villas – resort at Disneyland
GE: Galaxy’s Edge – area of Hollywood Studios and Disneyland (opening later in 2019)
GF: Grand Floridian – resort at Disney World
GMR: Great Movie Ride – long gone attraction at Hollywood Studios
GN: Grad Night – local high school seniors are invited to visit a designated park after-hours to celebrate their graduation
GoH: Guest of Honor
GotG: Guardians of the Galaxy – attractions at Epcot and California Adventure (not the same attraction though)
GR: Guest Relations
GS: Guest Services


H’s

H+V: Hollywood and Vine – restaurant at Hollywood Studios
HDD: Hoop Dee Doo – character dining at Disney World
HDDMR: Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue – character dining at Disney World
HH: Hilton Head – Disney resort in North Carolina
HHI: Hilton Head Island – Disney resort in North Carolina
HHR: Hilton Head Resort – Disney resort in North Carolina
HISTA: Honey, I Shrunk the Audience – long gone attraction at Disneyland
HKDL: Hong Kong Disneyland – park and resort area in Hong Kong
HM: Haunted Mansion – attraction at Magic Kindom and Disneyland
HM: Hidden Mickey – a mickey shape present in an unexpected area
HMH: Haunted Mansion Holiday – seasonal overlay at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion that takes place from September through the end of the year
HoP : The Hall of Presidents – attraction at Magic Kingdom
HS: Hollywood Studios – park at Disney World


I’s

IASW: It’s a Small World After All – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
IG: International Gateway – generally less crowded entrance to Epcot near the Epcot resort area
IJESS: Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular – show at Hollywood Studios
IN: IlluiNations – nighttime show at Epcot
ITTBAB: It’s Tough to Be a Bug – attraction at Animal Kingdom (formerly California Adventures until Sprint ’18)


J’s

JC: Jungle Cruise – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
JII: Journey into Imagination – attraction at Epcot
JIYI: Journey Into Your Imagination – attraction at Epcot
JotLM: Journey of the Little Mermaid – show at Hollywood Studios
JTA: Jedi Training Academy – interactive show at Hollywood Studios


K’s

KJS: Kilimanjaro Safari – attraction at Animal Kingdom
KRR: Kali River Rapids – attraction at Animal Kingdom
KS: Kilimanjaro Safari – attraction at Animal Kingdom
KTTK: Keys to the Kingdom Tour – cast member lead tour at Magic Kingdom
KTTW: Key to the World – formerly the card that acted as your park ticket, hotel key, and credit card at Disney World which has been replaced by Magic Bands
KV: Kadani Village – specific area of Animal Kingdom Lodge


L’s

LBV: Lake Buena Vista – area that Disney World is located in 
LC: Lobby Concierge
LMA: Lights, Motos, Action – long gone attraction at Hollywood Studios
LTT: Liberty Tree Tavern – restaurant at Magic Kingdom
LwtL: Living with the Land – attraction at Epcot (that’s severly underrated)


M’s

M:S: Mission Space – attraction at Epcot
M+G: Meet and Greet
MAWP: Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
MB: Magic Bands – RFID bracelet that acts as your park ticket, hotel room key, and credit card at Disney World
MB2: Magic Bands version 2.0 – updated design of the Magic Band
MCO: Orlando International Airport – airport closest to Disney World
MDE: My Disney Experience – online portal and app to access details and reservations related to your Disney World trip
MDX: My Disney Experience – online portal and app to access details and reservations related to your DIsney World trip
ME: Magical Express – free transportation between Orlando airport and Disney World resorts
MGM: Hollywood Studios – park at Disney World (used to be MGM, was renamed to Hollywood Studios)
MI: Monster’s Inc Laugh Floor – attraction at Magic Kingdom
MiSiDiPi: Move it! Shake it! Dance + Play it! Street Party – interactive daytime parade at Magic Kingdom
MJT: Maharajah Jungle Trek – walking attraction at Animal Kingdom
MK: Magic Kingdom – park at Disney World
MM: Memory Maker – optional addon for a Disney World vacation package
MM+: My Magic Plus – online portal to access details and reservations related to your Disney World trip
MS: Main Street USA – area in Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
MS: Mission Space – attraction at Epcot
MSEP: Main Street Electrical Parade – long gone nighttime parade at Magic Kingdom, Disneyland, and California Adventure
MSNSSHP: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – halloween party at Magic Kingdom (Aug-Oct)
MV3D: Muppet Vision 3D – long gone attraction at Hollywood Studios and California Adventure
MVMCP: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – holiday part at Magic Kingdom (Nov-Dec)
MYW: Magic Your Way – base tickets for your Disney World vacation


N’s

NE: No Expiration
NFL: New Fantasyland – area in Magic Kingdom
NoJ: Night of Joy – former holiday concert that ended in 2018
NOS: New Orleans Square – area in Disneyland
NRJ: Na’vi River Journey – attraction at Animal Kingdom


O’s

OKW: Old Key West – resort at Disney World
OPR: Old Port Royale (at DCBR) – resort at Disney World
OUAT: Once Upon a Time – canceled TV show that aired on ABC


P’s

P+R: Parks and Resorts – division of Disney that handles parks and resorts
PAN: Pandora – World of Avatar – area of Animal Kingdom
PAP: Premium Annual Pass
PBV: Polynesian Bungalows and Villas – resort at Disney World
PC: Pop Century Resort – resort at Disney World
PCN: Port Canaveral – home port for Disney Cruise Lines
PH: Park Hopper – ticket that allows you to visit multiple parks on the same day
PH: Planet Hollywood – restaurant in Disney World
PI: Pleasure Island (former DS) – former adults only area in Disney World that was closed in the 90’s
PO: Port Orleans – resort at Disney World
POC: Pirates of the Caribbean – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
POFQ: Port Orleans French Quarter – resort at Disney World
Poly: Polynesian – resort at Disney World
POP: Pop Century Resort – resort at Disney World
POR: Port Orleans Riverside – resort at Disney World
PoRFQ: Port Orleans French Quarter – resort at Disney World
PORS: Port Orleans Riverside – resort at Disney World
POTC: Pirates of the Caribbean – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
PP: Peter Pan’s Flight – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
PP: Paradise Pier – former area in California Adventure
PP: Pixar Pier – reimagined area in California Adventure
PP: Photopass – card (virtual or physical) that stores all the photos you take at a Disney park
PP: Platinum AP
PPF: Peter Pan’s Flight – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
PPH Paradise Pier Hotel – resort at Disneyland
PPP: Pirate and Princess Party – former ticketed special event
PPP: Platinum Plus Annual Pass
PW: Primeval Whirl – attraction at Animal Kindom
PWoA: Pandora – World of Avatar – area of Animal Kingdom


Q’s

QS: Quick Service – fast casual dining (think McDonalds or Chipotle)
QSR: Quick Service Restaurant – a reastuarant with fast casual dining


R’s

R+C: Rose and Crown – restaurant in Epcot
RC: Rainforest Café – restaurant outside of Animal Kingdom
RC: River Country – long gone waterpark at Disney World
RCID: Reed Creek Improvement District – area in which a portion of Disney World sits
RnR: Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster – attraction at Hollywood Studios
RoE: IlluiNations: Reflections of Eart – nighttime show at Epcot
RoFR: Right of First Refusal – Disney’s right to purchase back a vacation club contract
RoL: Rivers of Light – nightime show at Animal Kingdom
RR: Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster – attraction at Hollywood Studios
RR: Raglan Road – restaurant at Disney World
RR: Rivera Resort – anticpated resort at Disney World
RsR: Radiator Springs Racers – attraction at California Adventure


S’s

S+D: Swan and Dolphin Resort – resort at Disney World
SAB: Stormalong Bay – the 3 acre pool and water area shared by the Beach and Yacht club resorts in Disney World
SAP: Silver Annual Pass
SB: Stormalong Bay – the 3 acre pool and water area shared by the Beach and Yacht club resorts in Disney World
SDD: Slinky Dog Dash – attraction at Hollywood Studios
SDMT: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train – attraction at Magic Kingdom
SE: Spaceship Earth – attraction at Epcot
SFRT: Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse – attraction at Magic Kingdom (formerly Disneyland as well)
SFWMD: South Florida Water Management District – area in which part of Disney World sits
SGE: Stitch’s Great Escape – attraction at Magic Kingdom
SM: Splash Moutain – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
SM: Space Mountain – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
SoA: Streets of America – former area in Hollywood Studios
SoA: Spirit of Aloha – show at Disney’s Aulani resort
SoG: Shades of Green – military resort at Disney World
SP: Seasonal Pass
SPCM: Space Mountain – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
SPLM: Splash Moutain – attraction at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland
SS: Saratoga Springs – resort at Disney World
SSE: Spaceship Earth – attraction at Epcot
ST: Star Tours – attraction at Hollywood Studios and Disneyland
SWGE: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge – area of Hollywood Studios and Disneyland (opening late 2019)
SWL: Star Wars Land – area of Hollywood Studios and Disneyland (opening late 2019)
SWW: Star Wars Weekend – the weekend during which Star Wars themed races take place at Disney World


T’s

TA: Travel Agent – Me!
TDS: The Disney Store
The Seas: The Seas with Nemo and Friends – attraction at Epcot
THV: Treehouse Villas – resort at Disney World
TiW: Tables in Wonderland – membership which provides discounts at select events and locations in Disney
TL: Typhoon Lagoon – waterpark at Disney World
ToT: Tower of Terror – attraction at Hollywood Studios (formerly California Adventure as well)
TOWL: Top of the World Lounge – restaurant at Disney World
TS: Table Service – sit down dining with a wait staff
TSI: Tom Swayer Island – area at Magic Kingdom
TSL: Toy Story Land – area at Hollywood Studios
TSMM: Toy Story Midway Mania – attraction at Hollywood Studios and California Adventure
TST: Town Square Theater – attraction at Magic Kingdom
TT: Test Track – attraction at Epcot
TTA: Tommorowland Transit Authority – attraction at Magic Kingdom
TTC: Transportation and Ticket Center – main transportation hub at Disney World
TTwC: Turtle Talk with Crush – attraction at Epcot and California Adventure


U’s

UoE: Universe of Energy – former attraction at Epcot
UY: Use Year – the year in which a park ticket must be used


V’s

V+A: Victoria and Albert – (expensive) 5-star restaurant at Disney World
VB: Vero Beach – Disney resort in Vero Beach, FL
VGC: Villas of Grand Californian – resort at Disneyland
VGF: Villas of Grand Floridian – resort at Disney World
VotLM: Voyage of the Little Mermaid – attraction at Magic Kingdom and California Adventure
VW: Vista Way – main street near DIsney World
VWL: Villas of Wilderness Lodge – resort at Disney World


W’s

WCC: Whispering Canyon Café – restaurant at Disney World
WDI: Walt Disney Imangineering – division of Disney responsible for creating new areas and attractions in Disney Parks
WDT: Walt Disney Travel Company – division of Disney that assists with reservations and booking
WDW: Walt Disney World – giant complex of Disney themed parks and resorts in Florida
WL: Wilderness Lodge – resort at Disney World
WLV: Wilderness Lodge Villas – resort at Disney World
WoD: World of Disney – large Disney memorabilia store
WoL: Wonders of Life – former attraction at Epcot
WoM: World of Motion – former attraction at Epcot
WPC: Wolfgang Puck Café – restaurant at Disney World
WPF+M: Water Park Fun and More – vacation package addon for Disney World
WS: World Showcase – area of Epcot
Wwos: Disney’s Wide World of Sports – attraction at Disney World
WWTBAM: Who Wants to be a Millionaire – former attraction at Hollywood Studios


Y’s

Y+B: Yacht and Beach Clubs – Two conjoined resorts at Disney World
YC: Yacht Club – resort at Disney World

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