It’s here! The Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebration officially kicked off Oct. 1, and with it comes a plethora of unique and exciting keepsakes for you to relive the magic for years to come. From Spirit Jerseys to backpacks and everything in between, there is no shortage of fun things to bring home to your loved ones (or keep for yourself!) to continue The World’s Most Magical Celebration.
Beyond some of the more well-known items, I’m excited to share with you some hidden gems and unique souvenirs that make for wonderful gifts and mementos. Looking for the perfect accessory? Be sure to check out specialty items like the limited-edition, gold Ray-Ban sunglasses from Sunglass Hut, available exclusively to Walt Disney World Resort guests for a limited time. Or, maybe you’re looking to add some bling to your collection with the Pandora Jewelry two-piece gift set or a Citizen watch from the vault featuring Mickey Mouse.
I’m highlighting just a sampling of some of the unique merchandise items – as well as some tasty treats! – available during the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary. Take a look at my picks and let me know what’s on your shopping list in the comments below and on social using the hashtag #DisneyWorld50.
Limited-Time Citizen Timepiece from the Vault Collection
The new Disney x Citizen Walt Disney World 50th Vault Timepiece features Mickey Mouse and Cinderella Castle, and is something everyone will enjoy! This watch features a black leather strap, gold-tone stainless steel case and white dial with Mickey Mouse’s hands playfully telling the time. Featuring Citizen’s Eco-Drive technology, this timepiece is powered by any light, artificial or natural. Be sure to check it out in person at Uptown Jewelers in Magic Kingdom Park or on shopDisney.com.
Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration Two-Piece Pandora Gift Set and Disney Castle Charm
The Pandora Jewelry two-piece gift set from the Celebration Collection features a special Mickey Mouse charm and engraved bracelet in honor of the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration. And with the help of the Pandora charm from the Disney Castle Collection, you can look every bit as spectacular as this world-famous icon with the Cinderella Castle charm! The two-piece Pandora gift set as well as the Cinderella Castle charm are available for purchase throughout select Walt Disney World merchandise locations – including Uptown Jewelers at Magic Kingdom Park, Legends of Hollywood at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories at Disney Springs – and on shopdisney.com.
Limited-Edition Gold Ray-Ban Sunglasses & Gift Set from Sunglass Hut
These Limited Edition, gold Ray-Ban sunglasses (Aviator and Hexagonal) are the perfect accessory to celebrate the 50th anniversary in style. The blue polar lenses come with an engraved Mickey Mouse profile and custom navy blue temple tips featuring gold imprinting. These glasses are available exclusively to Walt Disney World Resort guests for a limited time at Island Supply at Magic Kingdom Park and Sunglass Icon at Disney Springs West Side before going on sale to the general public.
And coming soon, our friends at Sunglass Hut also created 2,000 limited-edition gift sets that will only be available to Walt Disney World Resort guests at the above locations. The gift set includes a pair of the gold Ray-Ban sunglasses, a cleaning kit featuring 50th anniversary celebration icons, a microfiber bag and an exclusive numbered pin featuring the 50th anniversary logo and the Mickey Mouse profile seen on the Ray-Ban sunglasses.
Nestle Mickey’s Premium Ice Cream Bar
A new take on a classic treat, this special edition Walt Disney World 50th anniversary celebration Nestle Mickey’s Premium Ice Cream Bar features a festive new wrapper showcasing Mickey in his EARidescent finest and is available at Magic Kingdom Park.
Joffrey’s Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Blend
A magical blend to add some sparkle to your cup, the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Blend is a dark blend of 100% Arabica beans from Central and South America featuring notes of blueberry, black cherry and a subtle hint of lemon. This blend is available for purchase at select Walt Disney World Resort retail locations, Joffreys.com and Amazon.com.
Miniature LEGO Brick-Built Magic Kingdom Park Castle
Available at LEGO.com, shopDisney.com, and The LEGO Store at Disney Springs, this unique display piece is the perfect gift to check off your holiday shopping list! Disney Parks fans can recreate the iconic Cinderella Castle, complete with pearlized golden tower tops, opalescent blue rooftop cones and a vintage-style Mickey Mouse minifigure.
OtterBox Cell Phone Case
Head over to select merchandise locations – such as the Emporium at Magic Kingdom Park or World of Disney at Disney Springs – to pick up this commemorative case for your mobile phone. Featuring the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebration-inspired designs, this case is available for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro phone sizes.
Special Offerings from Werther’s
In celebration of the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebration, our friends at Werther’s are releasing three limited-edition treats: The Werther’s Original 50th Celebration Caramel Apple with Sprinkles and Milk Chocolate Coin, the Werther’s Original 50th Celebration Caramel and Chocolate Cupcake with Sprinkles and Milk Chocolate Coin, and the Werther’s Original 50th Celebration Caramel Square with Sprinkles. Find these delicious items at the Karamell-Küche at EPCOT, located within the Germany Pavilion.
Which must-have is on your shopping list? Tell me in the comments and on social using #DisneyWorld50! And keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog for additional items that will debut in the coming months. Happy celebrating!