Earlier this week, my fellow Disney Parks Blog author Steven Miller shared details about Duffy the Disney Bear’s new storybook being released on October 14. Today, I wanted to give you a look at the t-shirt that has been created for Passholders in California and Florida for a 17” Duffy the Disney Bear. The shirt was designed by Monty Maldovan and has the date of October 14, 2011, which marks the first anniversary of Duffy arriving in Disney California Adventure park and Epcot.
Steven gave you the details for the event in Florida earlier this week. For Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders in California, we will have a giveaway as well on October 14. The first 250 Passholders who present a valid Annual Passport at Treasures in Paradise in Disney California Adventure park will receive the shirt shown above, beginning at store opening. There is a limit of one shirt per Passholder with valid Annual Passport and Passholders must be present in order to receive the shirt. All shirts available while supplies last.
I, too, wanted to share one of my favorite images from the Duffy storybook. This image features Duffy with several Disney characters including Ariel, Donald Duck and even Clarabelle Cow. Monty added her as a nice nod to some of the original Disney characters.
Finally, I wanted to thank the fans of Duffy who have joined his official Facebook fan page this past year. We have loved seeing your photos of Duffy from literally all over the world!
Donald’s nephews are soooo cute!
I would love to see Shellie Mae here at WDW!
Oh I am glad you guys bought up Shellie Mae, I was wondering if we were ever gonna see him in the States.
Do you know if they are going to release Shellie-May (the female Duffy) or UniBEARsity anytime soon?
Hi Ande! In regards to Shellie Mae, as you know she currently resides at Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan, at this time here at the Disney Parks in the United States, we are mainly focused on Duffy the Disney Bear.
Just like Larry said, I have often said too, I would love to get a Mickey/Minnie that I could change their outfits like you can with Duffy.
Hey all, Duffy is cute and all but I would love to have a higher quality Plush Mickey that could wear clothes for holidays and just change to meet all occasions. Just an word from a teddybear collector.
Could you buy Duffy merchandise to celebrate his anniversary on Thursday or is it only Friday? Same for the passholder giveaway!
Hi Ashley! Duffy the Disney Bear merchandise is available now at Treasures in Paradise. As you may know, Duffy comes in different sizes and there’s a variety of costumes currently available. Now, the t-shirt that I mentioned above was created for the 17″ Duffy and is only available to Annual Passholders. That giveaway t-shirt will be available at store opening on Friday, no earlier. The Duffy storybook will make its debut that morning as well. I hope that you can make it.