Have you looked around on different websites and have seen all these different abbreviations for Walt Disney World? It can be hard to decipher what is being said if you don’t know what these abbreviations are for. I’m here to help you learn Walt Disney World Lingo. 

Walt Disney World Lingo

Cast members (CM) are people who work at Walt Disney World in any way. Whether they are at the resorts, parks, in a parade, show, or character all of the people who work there are called cast members. Everyone who visits is called a guest.

Walt Disney World Special Events

There are special events that happen throughout the year.

  •  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party: MNSSHP
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: MVMCP
  • The Flower and Garden Festival: F&G
  • Food and Wine Festival:  F&W

Walt Disney World Resorts

  • Animal Kingdom Lodge, AKL
  • Animal Kingdom Villas, AKV
  • Art of Animation, AoA
  • All Star Sports, AS
  • All Star Music, ASM or ASMu
  • All Star Movies, ASMV or ASMo
  • Beach Club, BC
  • Bay Lake Towers at Contemporary Resort, BL
  • Boardwalk, BW
  • Boardwalk Inn, BWI
  • Boardwalk Villas, BWV
  • Caribbean Beach, CBR
  • Contemporary, Cont
  • Coranodo Springs, CS or CSR
  • Fort Wilderness, FtW
  • Fort Wilderness Campground, FW
  • Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, GF
  • Kadani Village at Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas, KV
  • Old Key West, OKW
  • Port Orleans French Quarter, POFQ
  • Port Orleans Riverside, PORS
  • Polynesian, Poly
  • Pop Century, POP
  • Saratoga Springs, SSR
  • Tree House Villas at Saratoga Springs, THV
  • Vero Beach, VB
  • Villas at Grand Floridian, VGF
  • Villas of Wilderness Lodge, VWL
  • Wilderness Lodge, WL
  • Villas at Wilderness Lodge, WDV
  • Yacht Club and Beach, Y&B
  • Yacht Club, YC.

Walt Disney World Parks

  • Magic Kingdom is MK
  • Animal Kingdom is AK
  • Epcot is EC
  • Hollywood Studios is HS or DHS

Walt Disney World Dining

  • Quick service meals are QS
  • Table service meals are TS
  • Counter service meals are CS
  • Disney Dining Plan is DDP
  • Character Breakfasts are CB
  • Advanced Dining Reservations are ADR.
  • Tables in Wonderland is TiW.
  • Be Our Guest, BOG
  • California Grill is CG
  • Crystal Palace is CP
  • Hoop De Doo Review can be HDD or HDDR
  • Liberty Tree Tavern is LTT
  • Rainforest Café is RC

Other Popular Walt Disney World Abbreviations

  • Walt Disney World, WDW
  • Downtown Disney, DTD
  • Disney Springs, DS
  • Main Street Electrical Parade, ELP
  • Electrical Water Pagent, EWP
  • Fast Pass Plus, FP+
  • Future World at Epcot, FW
  • Guest Relations, GR
  • Hidden Mickey, HM
  • Lake Buena Vista, LBV
  • Magic bands, MB
  • My Disney Experience, MDE
  • Memory Maker, MM
  • Magical Express, ME
  • Park Hopper, PH
  • World Showcase at Epcot, WS


Walt Disney World Lingo