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"it's a small world"

presented by Siemens
The fanciful it’s a small world façade is full of whimsical detail

Disneyland Park


Guests Can Be

Any Height

Age Interest

Preschoolers, Kids

Thrill Level

Loud, Water Rides, Slow Rides

Accessibility and Other Information - Opens Dialog


  • Must Transfer to Wheelchair
  • Audio Description
  • Handheld Captioning



Guest Policies

  • Handheld Captioning is available at this attraction. Please visit Guest Relations to obtain a receiver.
  • Audio Description for Guests with visual disabilities is available at this attraction. Please visit Guest Relations to obtain a receiver.
  • Guests must transfer from their Electric Conveyance Vehicle to an available wheelchair in order to experience this attraction.
  • Wheelchair Access: Proceed down the designated ramp, located to the immediate left of the attraction entrance, and contact a Cast Member for boarding instructions. Guests who wish to remain in their standard wheelchairs may request an accessible vehicle.
  • Supervise children at all times.
    Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

Take off on a whimsical boat ride past a joyful congregation of singing children from around the globe.

Dancing dolls, a drummer and a lion cub that looks like Simba in the it's a small world Africa scene

“The Happiest Cruise That Ever Sailed”

Sing along to the classic anthem of world peace during a musical boat tour hosted by the children of the world. Read More
Woody and Jessie, along with 3 Native-American dolls, sing and dance in the United States scene

The Classic Song

Written and composed by an Academy Award®-winning team of brothers, the song "it's a small world" is a timeless classic. Read More
A pink Hippo stands close to water in the Africa scene at the it’s a small world attraction

Shaping the Small World

Walt Disney selected Mary Blair as an art director and Alice Davis as the costumer to bring “it’s a small world” to life. Read More
The it’s a small world façade features an animated 30-foot-tall clock tower

A Famous Façade

Don’t miss the attraction's kinetic façade, complete with spinning flowers, whirligigs and icons of famous world landmarks. Read More
A father and mother hold their son at the entrance to it’s a small world

History, After All

"it's a small world" was created for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair in honor of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Read More
A girl in her father’s arms smiles at her mother in front of the sparkling holiday version of it’s a small world

"it's a small world" holiday

Enjoy the sights and songs of this classic attraction with a seasonal spin—opens mid-November 2016.

A child sits on his father's shoulders and looks in wonder at the fantastic Disneyland fireworks

Know Before You Go

Under certain wind conditions, “it’s a small world” closes intermittently to accommodate fireworks performances.


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Ticketed Event
  • 6:00 PM to 11:00 AM
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