Winter at Disneyland Resort

Top 5 Disney Gift Ideas for the Holidays

posted on November 6th, 2009 by Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort


The Game of LIFE - Haunted Mansion 'Welcome to the After-LIFE' Disney Theme Park Edition
Hi there, I’m Michelle. As the Merchandise Marketing & Communications Project Manager for the Disneyland Resort it’s my job to find out all about our Disney Theme Park Merchandise ‘must have’ items and of course, share it with all of you, especially with the holidays right around the corner. I know we’re getting started early this year, but since holiday shopping is in full swing by November, I thought I’d give you a sneak peek at this season’s top 5 Disney Gift ideas!

5. Dress up your holidays at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Studio Disney 365! Experience the magic of our Disney makeovers, the perfect gift for kids and kids-at-heart. Be transformed into a princess, knight, rock star or studio star in the blink of an eye. The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique makeovers I’ve seen done typically range from $49.95 – $205.85, while some of the Studio Disney 365 makeovers can range from $29.95 – $59.95. You’ll find more information on these experiences at www.ArtofDisneyParks.com or you can book your reservations by calling 714-781-STYLE.

Insider Tip: A fan favorite makeover at Studio Disney 365 is Color Cue, where you can actually choose different colored streaks to put in your hair. So ask yourself, are you ready for your close- up?

For those visiting Walt Disney World Resort – Experience the magic of The Pirates League or Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

4. Disneyland Resort Annual Passport - The Annual Passport is an ideal gift for anyone who visits the Resort more than two or three times per year … or would like to! The gift of a Disneyland Resort Annual Passport lets friends or family members celebrate throughout the year with the magic of Disneyland Resort.

3. The holidays have never looked (or tasted!) so good! Your taste buds will shout with glee when you enjoy our seasonal peppermint bark and Mickey Shaped Peppermint Lollipops, among other delectable seasonal favorites.

Insider Tip: If there’s a coffee connoisseur on your list…then be sure to heat things up with our Mickey’s Swell Coffee Holiday Collection. Seasonal flavors include Egg Nog, Holiday Cheer, Cinnamon Pecan & Vanilla Cream. These flavors are available for a limited time only and it goes fast!

2. The Game of LIFE – Haunted Mansion “Welcome to the After-LIFE” Disney Theme Park Edition - It is the classic game of LIFE with a chilling spin. “Welcome to the After-LIFE” incorporates the stories, mythology, history and the scary fun of the various Haunted Mansion attractions. There are pictures of the game and other fun facts available on www.ArtofDisneyParks.com.

Insider Tip: This thrilling and chilling game is one of the hottest family gifts to give this year. You’ll find it at the World of Disney Store and other select locations in the Resort. So get it, before it’s gone!

1. Looking for that perfect gift, but not sure what to get? Then let us help you…Disney Gift Cards are one of the best gift giving items of the year. You’ll find a variety of themed Disney Gift Cards available throughout the Disney Theme Parks & Resorts. Visit www.DisneyGiftCard.com for more information about the Disney Gift Card program.

Hopefully these helpful tips for our Top 5 gift ideas will help you wrap up your holiday shopping! For other holiday gift ideas, visit www.ArtofDisneyParks.com.

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11 Comments

1

Lee on November 6th, 2009 at 2:06 pm

Love those ideas. The Disney board games are a hidden gem at the toy stores since everyone seems to go for video games now. These are great games to play with the entire family. Also, a Disneyland annual pass is something ANYONE would love to get! Who wouldn’t love going to Disneyland?!

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Gina on November 6th, 2009 at 2:22 pm

I got annual passes for my daughter and myself for christmas 2 years ago and it is now a recurring gift that we look forward to and it is definately the most used xmas gift I have ever gotten!

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Tracey on November 6th, 2009 at 2:30 pm

The best gift I ever got was one of those personalized bricks in the esplanade between Disneyland and California Adventure.

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Heidi on November 6th, 2009 at 2:35 pm

Hmmmm… Peppermint Bark, you say? I may just have to try some of that! I’ll be at Disneyland in 10 days – can’t wait!

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Carla from NJ on November 6th, 2009 at 5:17 pm

I’ll also have to try that peppermint bark next time I’m there. Sounds delicious!

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Christine on November 6th, 2009 at 9:56 pm

MMMMM….Mickey’s Swell Coffee Holiday Collection – where do I get that? Can I order it online?

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Andrew on November 6th, 2009 at 10:32 pm

Gift card #1?

Really there is sooooo much Disney merchandise and gift card is #1? Not very creative.

I like the Haunted Mansion Life though.

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Mary on November 6th, 2009 at 10:48 pm

Flavored coffee, that’s on my list Santa!

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Jennifer from CA on November 7th, 2009 at 12:52 pm

I like this.

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Tom on November 10th, 2009 at 8:55 am

Disney gift card as #1? Blog or glorified ad?

That Haunted Mansion game looks AWESOME!!!

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Tom on November 10th, 2009 at 10:18 am

Disney gift card as #1? Really?

That Haunted Mansion game looks AWESOME!!!

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