First Hair Cut at the Harmony Barber Shop


#1

Has anyone had thier child’s first hair cut at the Barber shop in MK? Gene is turning one and his hair is starting to get long. We are hoping to get his first haircut there.

I was wondering if it was worth to get done there?


#2

We didn’t have that option when our son was a baby but I have seen several first hair cuts while we have been in the barber shop and I think it looks like so much fun. The barbers all seem to take their time and you have plenty of time to get lots of pictures. I have seen them hand over the clipped hair and i think they used to give special mickey ears but I’m not sure if they still do that.

My son is 13 and it wodnt be a true Disney trip if he didn’t get a hair cut. It’s a fun tradition.


#3

My son’s first haircut was at the barber shop in MK (he was 9 months old). It was a really nice experience. It is a package, and includes a “my first haircut” mickey ears hat, they wrap up the hair with pixie dust to keep as a keepsake, and there were lots of mickey stickers too. We have a video and lots of pictures, and the barber was really fun.

I hope you get a chance to do it!! ENJOY!!


#4

It’s a great memory and I suggest doing it! We did it for DS’s first haircut and the pics are great!


#5

I suggest doing it too! We did it for our DD when she was around 1 and took video. They gave her a bunch of stickers to keep her occupied. We also received the certificate, mouse ears that say “First Haircut” and the hair wrapped up. It’s a fun experience!


#6

Thank you all so much. DH said that he is going to make an appointment for the first morning we are there.


#7

From allears site

I hope this helps you out an have fun in the world

Harmony Barber Shop Photo Gallery

Everyone has their “place” to get their haircut, and for me that place is Sebastian’s – a little corner barber shop in the area of Boston where I live. Changing your barber is akin to cheating on your girlfriend, or switching doctors in the middle of surgery. However, when you’re vacationing in the hot Florida sun, sometimes you have to make an exception. The barbershop in Magic Kingdom is an easy exception to make. It doesn’t matter if you’re a 6-year-old, a teenager, or a parent just looking for a trim, you’ll walk out of the Harmony Barber Shop with a smile on your face and a masterpiece on your head.

At first glance into this small hidden establishment preceding Main Street, you’ll notice the comforting old-fashioned barbershop look. The ornate carved wood, the etched glass, the potbelly stove, all complete the illusion that you’ve walked in to a Norman Rockwell painting. On further inspection, you’ll find Michal and Billie, smiles on their faces, scissors in their hands, ready to do your dirty work. It’s easy enough to feel at home here, but it gets easier each minute you stay. Not only do these barbers look friendly, they really are friendly. Good conversation is one of the many bonuses of getting your Disney haircut. You learn a lot about your new friends, and get the sense that they care a lot about what you have to say as well.

In reality, we all know that none of these pleasantries really matter until you see the final result. The last thing you want is to spend the remainder of your vacation looking like you’re trying out for the part of Quasimodo at the Disney-MGM Studios. Rest assured - now that it’s time for business, there’s no better place that these artists excel. In frequent visits, I have never had cause for complaint nor have I ever heard one from another customer. Not only did I enjoy the result, but I even enjoyed the time spent waiting. With a little luck, you may even be treated to a visit and a song by the Dapper Dans, Disney’s famous barbershop quartet!

So, you walk away with a good haircut, and you feel you got your money’s worth, but is this a good place to bring your kids? The answer is a simple yes. I don’t think a trained nanny could handle kids better than these people can. From the second the first child enters the door, these barbers begin their act, and they don’t stop until the day is over. From the Mickey cape to the giant red scissors to the generous sprinkling of pixie dust on children and adults alike, these barbers are a class act.

Whether you’re just looking for a quick trim, or getting the full groom, you know you have somewhere magical to go while vacationing at Walt Disney World. It’s very comforting not having to worry about long trips away, or wondering if the kids will decide they absolutely need to get a buzz before the trip is over. If you’re ever in town, and I know you will be, stop by for a while; it’ll be worth it.

The Harmony Barber Shop is located on the left as you enter the Magic Kingdom, past City Hall, tucked in between the “car barn” and the Emporium.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

Cost for a haircut is $19 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Colored hair gel, $5. Beard and mustache trims are $10. “First Haircuts” is the establishment’s specialty. Young Walt Disney World guests who receive their first haircut at the Magic Kingdom barbershop are treated to many delightful surprises, from “pixie dust” and bubbles to Mickey Mouse stickers, and an extra-special “My 1st Haircut” set of Mouse Ears and certificate. The “My 1st Haircut” special is priced at $18.

Other spots for a haircut around Walt Disney World (these places take appointments):

–Contemporary Resort: American Beauty Shoppe and Captain’s Chair, 407-824-3411
–Coronado Springs Resort: Casa de Belleza (House of Beauty), 407-939-3965
–Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: Ivy Trellis, 407-824-2581
–Yacht and Beach Club: Periwig’s, 407-934-3260


#8

I had Theresa’s hair cut there. She had some trims before but never a cut of the back length. She was not to happy about it but by the time it was over she was happy to have no more knots.
I have been saying it is time to go back as her hair is getting long again.


#9

Don’t they offer some type of Pixie Dusting for people? I heard of that in the past, but don’t see it listed. Thought it would be cute for the two girls in the family I’m going with in October.


#10

In 08 we had the kids hair streaked w/ a dyed gel then they tossed a bunch of mouse ear confetti on it when it was wet. Dh even did it.

Eric picture by 5Demons - Photobucket

Eric picture by 5Demons - Photobucket

Eric picture by 5Demons - Photobucket

The kids are begging for another trip in there. Guess I’ll have to take 'em lol