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13 Best Shoes to Wear at Disney World in 2019

Mickey and Minnie at the Magic Kingdom in Disney World; Courtesy of Disney

For a visit to “The Happiest Place on Earth,” you’ll need shoes with star-power as well as stamina. These magic-making shoes for youth from Zappos will ensure happy feet throughout Disney World, from parades and dance parties to water parks and character meet-ups. These are the best shoes for Disney World in 2019.

Minnie Rocks New Balance Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

1. Minnie Rocks the Dots

Rock the theme parks with Minnie Rocks the Dots, a playful pop of Disney color from New Balance. Built for endurance walking (i.e. long theme park days), these lightweight cross-trainers feature a durable mesh upper and a classy classic black, red and white Minnie color scheme. A sweet red and white bow charm, a Minnie silhouette and a statement-worthy red elastic band complete the “rocking” Disney-powered design. Minnie Rocks the Dots is available in adult sizes, too—so you can outfit the whole family band in style.

Birkenstock Gizeh Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

2. Birkenstock Kids Gizeh 

Sparkly, stylish and simple to get on and off, Gizeh from Birkenstock Kids are the perfect slip-on for your sweet Disney princess. Available in “Electric Metallic” and three additional color offers, Kids Gizeh feature a comfortable upper and a shock resistant outsole, designed to cradle little feet during each Disney step.

Native Jefferson Kids Shoe; Courtesy of Zappos

3. Native Kids Shoes Jefferson 

Tasteful, trendy and fully sustainable, Jefferson by Native Kids Shoes are the ideal style for your favorite Disney Earth kids. Constructed of durable water-friendly material, the colorful, all-day shoes are perfect for splashing around in a spray ground or a dancing fountain.

Converse Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

4. Chuck Taylor All-Star Core Hi

What’s old is new and what’s new is classically cool with Chuck Taylor All Star Core Hi from Converse Kids, a timeless style that’s a total kid-pleaser. You can pair these versatile high-tops with jeans, shorts or Jedi gear or with leggings, a skirt or a princess costume. Whatever their chosen style combination, with these sneakers, kids are bound to be theme park trendsetters.

Nike Sunray Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

5. Nike Kids Sunray Protect

Versatile, durable and—best of all—waterproof, Nike Kids Sunray Protect will comfortably cover little tootsies, safely transporting Mini Mouse fans from pool to water park to theme park fun. They’re available in girls and boys, styles, and also in infant and toddler versions for a total of nine color combinations. The breathable Nike Sunray Protect sandals feature a covered toe box and quality construction, including a flexible upper and a lightweight cushioned midsole.

Vans Mickey Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

6. Vans Kids Mickey’s 90th Classic Slip-On

Are you looking for a shoe that offers more foot protection than a sandal can provide, without the constraints of a tie-up sneaker? When your kids slip into Mickey’s 90th  Classic Slip-On, they’ll be carefree, comfortable and “classically cool,” thanks to an ultra-appealing retro Disney graphic design that’s a surefire theme park conversation starter. Order matching pairs for parents and make a family fashion statement.

Crocs Mickey Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

7. Crocs Mickey Fun Lab Lights Clog

Take the party on the road with Crocsbrand Mickey Fun Lab Lights Clog from Crocs Kids. Tricked out with long-lasting LED lights, along with an eye-catching multi-colored Mickey Ear band, these clogs will carry them from character meet-ups to street-wide celebrations in comfort and Disney style. Lightweight uppers and easy-on, easy-off versatility make it simpler than ever for kids to spontaneously join a theme park dance party and merrily get their groove on.

Roxy Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

8. Roxy Kids Disney Bayshore III 

Practically perfect in every way, for a day at Disney, lightweight, travel-worthy Disney Bayshore by Roxy Kids is a super style option that features a memory foam foot bed for extra comfort and an easy to slip-on, no-tie lace up design for convenience and a classic sneaker appearance.

Superga Mickey Kids Shoes; Courtesy of Zappos

9. Superga Kids 2750-All Over Strap COTJ

Easy to get on and off, and featuring a cute classic white and black Mickey Mouse design, these stylish sneakers from Superga Kids will keep little feet feeling great during a day at the theme parks. A canvas upper with Velcro closure allows for a customized fit, and a sturdy rubber outsole, available in an adorable polka dot or bright yellow pattern, offers Tigger-worthy shock absorption.

Havaianas Kids Flip Flops; Courtesy of Zappos

10. Havaianas Kids Slim Princess Flip Flops

Protect little flippers at the pool and at your hotel with colorful character-themed flip-flops like “Little Mermaid” from Havaianas Kids. Featuring a classic thong style and a signature cushioned footbed, Havaianas Kids flip-flops are available in several Disney princess styles.

Havaianas Baby Flip Flops; Courtesy of Zappos

11. Havaianas Kids Baby Disney Princess Flip-Flop 

Tadpoles are invited to the pool party, too, and these Baby Princess Flip-Flops from Havaianas Kids will take little swimmers there in style! In addition to a signature cushioned foot bed, these flip-flops feature a sling backstrap for added stability and are available in several sweet Disney Princess styles.

Disney Moccasins Kid sShoes; Courtesy of Zappos

12. Freshly Picked Soft Sole Disney Moccasins 

Cover sweet little tootsies in magical Disney comfort with Soft Sole Disney Moccasins by Freshly Picked. Designed for non-walkers, the soft leather slippers feature adorable fringe detailing and stamped Mickey Mouse icons and are easy to slip on—but harder for little ones to pull off. Say goodbye to missing Disney shoes and socks—a superior theme park touring slipper has arrived!

Disney TOMS Kids Shoes; Courtesy of TOMS

13. Disney X TOMS Fairy Godmother Sneakers

The clock will never strike midnight when your little one wears these TOMS Fairy Godmother sneakers by Disney. Perfect for little kids, these lace but no-tie sneakers feature a padded heel. These shoes for Disney also feature images of Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother, have rubber soles with glitter, and are completely vegan. For adults, slip on these adorable Cinderella TOMS with a cool tassel that doubles as the princess’ dress. For more shoes for Disney World, check out the full Disney x TOMS Collection.

Writer Jackie Perrin has covered the best of family travel for nearly two decades, for media ranging from newspapers and magazines to TripAdvisor.com. At home and on the go, she manages a crew of companions. Follow her on Pinterest, TripAdvisor and Instagram, @NYfamtravels.

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