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What To Buy In Disney World, Florida - Updated 2020

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Shino
Shino
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Disney World in Florida is, as many would have known, a truly magical place. It is jam-packed with attractions that are tailored for anyone, but it is also a kingdom where legendary characters such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and many more come to life. On top of that, the themed restaurants in Disney World also bring you right into the world of these characters, allowing you to savor the flavors of how food would taste like in the magical world. When you are in Disney World, you will also catch sight of many shops selling merchandise of all kinds. They might not be cheap but that’s why we are here. We have compiled a list of what to buy in Disney World, to help you keep your budget in check. Read on to add these items to your to-buy list.

1. Character autographs and photos


Being able to meet their favorite characters in Disney World must be like a dream come true for many children. But what will make the experience better is to be able to have your favorite character give you their autograph, as a proof and remembrance that you really met them when you were in Disney World. You don’t have to have an autograph book for you to collect your favorite characters’ autographs. Let them sign on your ball cap, or you can also take a Polaroid with them and have them sign your polaroid photos!

Art of Disney

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Price: USD9.99

Website: Art of Disney

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2. Disney trading pins


Disney Trading Pins make for amazing, delicate souvenirs to bring home from Disney World. They are also a popular hobby for fans of the Disney franchise, where collecting the pins are deemed as a lifelong dedication. The trend of trading Disney Pins occurred during the Millennium Celebrations, and since then, this very merchandise has become one of the most popular products in Disneyland all over the world. So don’t forget to pick up some Florida-exclusive Disney Trading Pins when you are here.

Disney's Pin Traders

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Price Range: USD6.70 - USD90.00

Website: Disney’s Pin Traders

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3. Specialty toys


The specialty toys in Disney World are mostly season-exclusive, in the sense that they are only available for a limited period of time. So it would be ideal for you to check the specialty toys out when you are in Disney World, just in case they feature a certain Disney character that you hold close to your heart! Most of these specialty toys are also very season-based, depending on what is happening during the trend when you visit Disney World. So brace yourself for some surprise when you check them out.

M. Mouse Mercantile

Opening Hours: 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM

Price Range: USD1.80 - USD800.00

Website: M. Mouse Mercantile

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4. Mickey ear hats

Mickey ear hats
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Mickey ear hats are one of the must-buy products when you are in Disney World. They are also an adorable memento for you to bring home, regardless of whether are buying them for your children, for yourself, or for everyone in the family. The Mickey ear hats also come in various shapes, sizes, and designs so feel free to check them out and choose the ones that you like best.

Sir Mickey's

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Price Range: USD9.40 - USD500.00

Website: Sir Mickey’s

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5. Christmas ornaments


What’s a better way to celebrate a magical season like Christmas than with ornaments from the magical land itself? The Christmas ornaments in Disney World come in all shapes and designs, even categorized by your favorite Disney franchises and characters. Regardless of whether you intend to make a Christmas tree out of Mickey Mouse or if you dream of having a Finding Nemo Christmas tree in your living room, this is the chance to grab all you can while you are here in Disney World.

Disney's Days of Christmas

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Price Range: USD10.00 - USD70.00

Website: Disney’s Days of Christmas

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6. T-shirts


Disney’s T-shirts make great family attires for parents and children to wear for outings. The t-shirts are durable and can be worn on any casual day. They come in all sizes and designs so feel free to choose your favorite kind of designs that suit your personal preferences. You can also buy a few designs at the same time so that you can use them for different occasions. Trust us, you will definitely be spoiled by choice when you look through the shop windows.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique - Disney Springs

Opening Hours: 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Price Range: USD6.00 - USD250.00

Website: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique - Disney Springs

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7. Pressed pennies


Disney Pressed Pennies are collectible souvenirs that are also known as elongated coins, made by squeezing a coin between two rollers with an iconic label or character engraved on one side of the coin. Similar to Disney pins, Pressed Pennies are a great collection for avid Disney fans, and each Disneyland comes with a different set of Pressed Pennies and they are often exclusive to the location. If you are interested in collecting them, don’t miss out Florida’s very own Disney Pressed Pennies.

Bonjour! Village Gifts

Opening Hours: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Price Range: USD120.00 - USD300.00

Website: Bonjour! Village Gifts

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8. Pick-a-Pearl


As the name might have suggested, once you have located a Pick-a-Pearl station, you will definitely be amazed by the large tank where you can see several oysters at the bottom. Here, you can then pick an oyster to purchase and the staff will open it up and allow you to bring it home. As with what you can do with the pearl, you can choose to keep it as it is, or you could mount it onto a piece of jewelry, either it can be a ring or a necklace.

Pearl Factory Kiosk - Disney Springs Marketplace

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Price Range: USD100.00 - USD250.00

Website: Pearl Factory Kiosk - Disney Springs Marketplace

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9. Epcot passport kit


The Epcot passport kit makes for a great way to organize your itinerary in Disney World. With the passport kit, you will be given convenient access to selected attractions and food outlets that will help you greatly in managing your time in the magical land. On top of that, some passport kits also give you the opportunity to meet exclusive cast members, depending on the season and the location of the Disneyland. So if you would like to enjoy the best out of Disney World, this is something you must not miss.

World Traveler

Opening Hours: 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Price: USD11.99

Website: World Traveler

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10. Silhouettes


Disney’s Silhouettes do not only make a great souvenir but they also make great decorations for you to display in your house. The Silhouettes are crafted in a creative way that will bring the best out of the Disney characters you are very much attached to and at the same time, the idea behind these Silhouettes tell stories that will instantly remind you of the best moments from your favorite Disney series.

Silhouette Portraits Cart

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Price: USD8.00

Website: Silhouette Portraits Cart

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11. Haunted Portraits

Haunted Portraits, Disney World

Haunted Portraits are just some of the quirky and unusual souvenirs you can get when exploring the “best place on earth.” Disney World has a ton of fun rides, engaging and interactive sights, as well as bizarre yet interesting souvenirs from the gift shops. One unique little piece of souvenir you can get your friends and loved ones is a haunted portrait. It may seem jarring at first, but it’s actually a hilarious and amusing little gift Disney World. The Memento Mori gift shop is a place in Disney World you can stop by to get yourself a one of a kind haunted portrait.

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12. Souvenir Mugs and Drinkware

Hidden Mickey Mugs, Disney World

An easy and charming little gift to get your nieces and nephews when in Disney World is a souvenir mug or tumbler. There are a ton of customized Disney themed mugs and drinks in every Disney shop. Disney World’s iconic movie-themed shops are filled with authentic artifacts and trinkets you could take home for yourself when visiting Disney World. A souvenir mug is a great buy for those you know are Disney kids at heart; timeless and practical!

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Shopping in Disney World

We know you are in Disney World for a good time so if you are already anticipating some thrilling adventures at the various attractions, don’t forget to also pick up some Disney World-exclusive merchandise before you leave the park. Most of the listed merchandise will serve as a unique memento and they are also useful in their own ways, regardless of whether you intend to use them as house decorations, or as casual wear.

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