Every guest loves spending time in Walt Disney World, enjoying attractions and entertainment, relaxing at Disney Resorts, dining on unique and interesting cuisines, and exploring beautiful area of the theme parks. With so much to see and do on a Disney vacation, guests also love making time to enjoy shopping! Each theme park, Disney Resort, and Disney Springs are full of places for guests to peruse interesting and unique merchandise to find the perfect souvenir or keepsake to bring home to commemorate the vacation. With so many places to shop and items to browse, shopping in Walt Disney World can sometimes be a little overwhelming but is always fun. Part of what makes the experience enjoyable is all of the unique and different items that can be found in each location. From clothing and accessories to housewares and toys, there are some amazing items to be found while browsing. Here are seven awesome things that guests can now buy at Walt Disney World.
7. Ears –
Ever since the Disney Parks opened, they have been selling classic Mickey Mouse Ears which every guests recognizes. Black with the Mouseketeer logo on the front and guests’ names embroidered on the back, Mickey Ears are an item which every guest has purchased on a Disney vacation. In addition to the classic ears, guests can now find countless different variations of ears which represent everything from characters to attractions. Guests can find ears that look like Figment or Dumbo, Spaceship Earth, and even ears which change colors and glow with nighttime shows.
6. PANDORA –
The popular jewelry brand PANDORA has recently teamed up with Disney to create bracelets and charms filled with Disney magic. Guests can shop for exclusive charms that are only sold in the Disney Parks in locations like Uptown Jewelers in the Magic Kingdom, Mouse Gears in Epcot, and the World of Disney in Disney Springs. The charms can feature everything from characters to the monorail and are great items to collect and continue adding to a bracelet over the years.
5. Alex & Ani –
Another jewelry company that has recently teamed up with Disney is Alex & Ani, makers of silver and gold charm bracelets, necklaces, and rings. Guests can now purchase Alex & Ani bracelets adorned with the logo of each Disney Park, Disney characters, and iconic Disney phrases. With so many options to choose from, guests can really form a whole collection of these beautiful charm bracelets.
4. Vera Bradley –
Guests who are fans of the company Vera Bradley can also browse plenty of shopping locations in the Disney Parks to purchase exclusive patterns featuring Disney magic. With several different prints to choose from, guests can shop for everything from backpacks to wallets and use their purchases to carry around items while enjoying the Disney Parks. Vera Bradley merchandise can be found in plenty of stores throughout Walt Disney World including the Emporium in the Magic Kingdom and the World of Disney in Disney Springs.
3. Haunted Mansion Merchandise –
Perhaps no attraction is as beloved and iconic in Walt Disney World as the Haunted Mansion in the Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square. Guests can get enough of the attraction and its classic characters like the disembodied Ghost Host, Madame Leota, Constance the bride, and the hitchhiking ghosts. Luckily for guests who are fans of the attraction, a shopping location named Memento Mori opened up just across from the Haunted Mansion and features everything from jewelry and clothing to dinnerware and unique artwork. Guests who love the Haunted Mansion are sure to find tons of merchandise that they love in Memento Mori!
2. Dooney & Bourke –
In addition to Vera Bradley, guests can also peruse Disney stores for exclusive Disney versions of Dooney & Bourke bags! Prints that have been featured include ones with Disney characters, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival logo, and the famous purple wallpaper from the Haunted Mansion. Guests can browse Dooney & Bourke options in Uptown Jewelers in the Magic Kingdom, Mouse Gears in Epcot, and the Co-Op Marketplace in Disney Springs.
1. Magic Bands –
Every guest who visits Walt Disney World and stays at a Disney Resort receives a Magic Band to wear which acts as their room key, park ticket, FastPass reservation, and credit card. Guests simply can’t go without a Magic Band on a Walt Disney World vacation and before leaving home they can choose a plain band in colors like red, purple, yellow, green, pink, and blue. While these colors are fun and festive and loved by many guests, there are also dozens of exclusive Magic Bands that guests can purchase in the parks with unique and fun designs on them. Keep in mind that now that Magic Bands 2 has been released, you can purchase a unique band and simply replace the chip as needed. This means you can mix and match bands with outfits if you’d like! They now even have necklace abilities as well as key chains if you don’t want to wear a band. Guests are sure to find a Magic Band and band accessories they love while shopping in Walt Disney World.