Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

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Updated for 2016!

Seriously, have you ever seen a more beautiful princess?! If you have been to Disney World lately, surely you have noticed the astounding amount of little Disney Princesses running rampant (in full make up and plastic heels, no less) through the parks. Dresses, shoes, tiaras, shiny jewelry, and let’s not forget the princess hair and sparkly make up. Holy Minnie Mouse, if your princess isn’t dressed to the nines, then she’s liable to be left out of all the fun. The quest for fun-time entertainment is probably not the issue if you are on a budget; it’s the ca$h.

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My Dreams of Disney’s Princess River picks out her BBB package

What is the Bibbidy Bobbidy Boutique?!

The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is an amazing salon where mini princesses can create their own wands, fill up jewelry boxes, and walk out with faux hair of a completely different color The salon owner is Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother herself, although she leaves the day to day operations to wand-toting Godmothers-in-Training. Tiaras, sashes, faux hair, accessories, jewelry, painted nail…what more could a little Disney Princess ask for?

Where to Go

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique can be found in two convenient locations: inside Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom theme park and at the World of Disney store in Disney Springs. You can make reservations at either of these location up to 180 days in advance by calling (407) (939-7895) which is also 407-WDW-STYLE. How cute is that?!

How Does It Work?

Your daughter will receive her own “Fairy Godmother-in-training” who will wave her magic wand, then break out the beauty tools, and turn your darling into a princess!

Depending on what services you want to pay for, you will choose a hairstyle, make-up, and nail color. By paying an additional charge, you can add accessories, a Disney princess costume, and keepsake photo in a princess-themed photo holder, if your brought $$$.In many ways, your options are only limited by how much money you want to pay.

The Hours

Hours may vary at the Magic Kingdom location based on park hours. Disney Springs advertises their hours as 8:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., but I would definitely call to confirm.

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My Dreams of Disney’s Princess Sophie has her hair styled.

The Cost

The question is asked on Disney’s website, “How much of a princess do you want to be?”  My daughter would have answered,”Let’s go for it.”  You just have to choose a package that fits your budget.

First, pick your hairstyle:

  • Fairytale Princess
  • Disney Diva
  • Color Star

Then pick your package:

The Crown Package (starting at $59.95 plus tax)

  • Hairstyling
  • Shimmering make-up, face gem
  • Princess sash and tote
  • Nail polish

The Courtyard Package (starting at $94.95 plus tax)

  • Hairstyling
  • Shimmering make-up, face gem
  • Princess sash and tote
  • Nail polish
  • Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique T-shirt
  • Trendy tutu

The Castle Package (starting at $194.95 plus tax)

  • Hairstyling
  • Shimmering make-up, face gem
  • Princess sash and tote
  • Nail polish
  • Complete costume of your choice plus accessories (shoes not included)
  • One 6″ x 8″ and four 4″ x 6″ photos in a princess-themed holder

Guests, which can certainly be girls but which might be more popular if you are making an appointment for your boys, can also choose:

The Knight Package ($19.95 plus tax)

  • Hairstyling with gel
  • Mighty sword and shield
  • Confetti

Ask about special seasonal packages offered throughout the holidays to add some extra cheer.

And as per usual, please note that all prices are subject to change without notice. These prices were updated in March of 2016.

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My Dreams of Disney’s Princess Sophie loves her Disney Princess transformation.

Any Frozen Fans out there?!

Your princess can experience a magical transformation inspired by your favorite Frozen characters.The Disney Frozen Package ($194.95 plus tax)

  • Anna OR Elsa Hairstyle with braided hair piece and sparkling snowflake hair accessories*
  • Anna OR Elsa Costume
  • Shimmering make-up, face gems
  • BBB Princess sash and cinch sack
  • Nail polish
  • 12″ Olaf Plush Toy

For princesses who already have an Anna or Elsa dress, we recommend:

The Disney Frozen Crown Package ($124.95 plus tax)

  • Anna OR Elsa Hairstyle with braided hair piece and sparkling snowflake hair accessories*
  • Shimmering make-up and face gems
  • BBB Princess sash and cinch sack
  • Nail polish
  • 12″ Olaf Plush Toy

*Disney Frozen Packages are available with Anna or Elsa hairstyling only.

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Even More Princess Perks

The following extras are available at an additional cost:

The Imaging Package ($32.95 plus tax)
Can be added to any package

  • One 6″ x 8″ and four 4″ x 6″ photos in a special photo holder


  • Exclusive Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique t-shirt
  • Royal Knight costume t-shirt
  • Princess shoes

The World of Disney location offers a wide variety of beautiful accessories, including ponytail hairpieces and tiaras.

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Know Before You Go

1. Reservations

As I said before, it looks like more and more girls are transforming into princesses, so it’s definitely worth your time to call and make reservations once you have decided to let the transformation begin. Even the Disney website acknowledges these makeovers are very popular. Call (407) WDW-STYLE or (407) 939-7895 to book your appointment with a Fairy Godmother-in-training.

Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

2. Time Needed

A princess transformation will take 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the package you select. Make sure you keep this in mind if you have dinner reservations or need to be somewhere at a certain time.

3. Age Restrictions

At the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, guests must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older. To participate, guests must be between 3 and 12 years of age. I know many a young at heart Disney Princess who are still waiting for them to open this experience up to adults.  

4. Ask for a Discount

Ask a Cast Member if they offer a discount.  I have heard of discounts being offered to Disney Vacation Club members and Disney World Annual and Seasonal Passholders. They may tell you no, but it certainly never hurts to ask.

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My Dreams of Disney’s River strikes a pretty pose in her princess sash.

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Like to check out  the official Disney World Boutique sites?

Use this link for the Disney Springs location.

Use this link for the Magic Kingdom Boutique.

A huge thanks to Mike from My Dreams of Disney for the adorable photos of the Disney princess he traveled with at Walt Disney World. Mike and his crew write about everything under the sun when it comes to Disney. Stop by his site and see what’s new.

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My Dreams of Disney's Princess Madelyne-Lois smiles pretty for the PhotoPass photographer

My Dreams of Disney’s Princess Madelyne-Lois smiles pretty for the PhotoPass photographer.

This photo of simply precious princesses Malora, Alyssa, and Kendra comes from Cheapskate Princess fan Rachel Hakkarainen. Like to know what other Cheapskate Princess fans thought about their experience at the Bibbidy Bobbidy Boutique? Was it worth their money? Check it out here before you make your decision.

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Disney princesses at the Bobbidi Bobbidi Boutique

If these prices are out of your range, and I am financially thankful every day my daughter left for college before this became so popular, then there certainly are other options for those of us wondering how to pay for tickets, much less afford $60 princess dresses. 

  • You can do your on little girl’s hair and make up in your hotel room. 
  • Tiaras are available at Wal-mart, and used princess dresses are for sale on Ebay and at yard sales all the time. You just have to take your time and shop for a low price. 
  • You can take your own photos of your princess and print them out yourself. 

The prices are pretty steep at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique because what you are paying for is an experience, and at Disney World, whether that be a souvenir or an event, you get what you pay for. 

Now, if you want to know if the experience will be worth it for your little princess, we asked out readers what they thought. 

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And thank you for stopping by for some pricing tips on a grand Disney Event that is certainly not mandatory but has the potential to be quite possibly one of your more memorable experiences…if you have the cash.


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  1. bubba says:

    This is a cheapskate article yet is pandering to disney? What a crock! You are obviously sucking up to get a discount

    • Amanda says:

      Dear Bubba,
      If you knew much about Disney, you would know they don’t give discounts, no matter how much you suck up. If you want to go cheap, do you own hair and make up; I am certain you will look lovely. Couple tips – you might want to shave beforehand, and go easy on the blue eye shadow. Hope you have a blast at Disney, and thanks for reading!

  2. Serena says:

    I hate that their is an age limit I love just the basic package get the 3 and up thing but do I have to be under 12 it makes no sense if you ask me

  3. JD says:

    ” astounding amount of little Disney Princesses running rampant (in full make up and plastic heels, no less”

    That is really sad. Little girls should be enjoying the parks like their male counterparts. Yes, a little costume and painted nails are cute but this goes just a little too far.

  4. Jenn says:

    Thank you so much for the information. My little girl, Aubrey, will be turning 4 on our trip there next week and we will definitely be doing this!!! I am so excited for her and I know she will love it 🙂 Thanks again for all your tips!

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