Time to make your list and check it twice because we’re officially in the full swing of holidays! Still looking for that perfect gift? This self-proclaimed holiday guru and merchandise expert has you covered. I’m excited to present “The Disney Holiday Gift Guide for All,” featuring some of our favorite items available at shopDisney, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and other select retailers. Now, let’s get to the gifts!
One of my favorite holiday traditions is sitting around the tree and pulling small, fun gifts out of my stocking. For a true surprise-and-delight moment your family and friends will love, you’ll absolutely need these gifts.
Planning on surprising someone with the best gift of all, a Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort vacation? Share the exciting news with a MagicBand+ found on shopDisney, and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. MagicBand+, a collectible wearable with lights, vibrations, and gesture recognition that activates throughout your day at the Parks, allowing users to immerse themselves on-site. Two of my personal favorites are the Disney Classics Christmas MagicBand+ and the new Wish MagicBand+ with dynamic duo from Disney’s “Wish,” Star and Asha, on it!
A Singing Doll
Musical dolls were my favorite stocking stuffer to receive as a child, and shopDisney has two that I know will bring cheer – an Ariel Singing Doll and Mirabel Singing Doll! Both dolls come with intricately detailed features and have buttons on the back you can press to hear them sing. Time to warm up those vocal cords!
Mickey Mouse Disney Santa Earrings by BaubleBar
You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of holiday earrings, and these Mickey Mouse Disney Santa Earrings by BaubleBar are dainty, sleek, and playful. Adding these to my list!
Disney’s Wish Wishing Star Necklace and Valentino and Star Set
Release your deepest wishes into the universe when you make a wish with your own personal Disney’s Wish Wishing Star Necklace from Jakks Pacific! Simply make a wish, press the button, and watch Star magically light up. And if you are a fan of Asha’s pajama-wearing goat, Valentino, then check out the Valentino and Star Set by Mattel. Small and super cute, and perfect to keep your best pals close!
Disney100 Mini Collection Nail Lacquer by Nailtopia
Turn any day into a spa day with this precious collection of nail polishes by Nailtopia. The polishes have classic characters adorned on the bottle like Anna from “Frozen,” Alice from “Alice in Wonderland,” Simba from “The Lion King” and so many others!
ESPN Play Book Logo 17 oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle
Ready, set, hydrate! Gear up and impress your fellow sports lovers with this stainless-steel ESPN Water Bottle from Mad Engine, which is double-wall insulated with a BPA-free screw-on cap.
Gifts for the Plush Lovers
Whether you’re cuddling up next to a cozy fire or taking a nap, nothing compares to hugging a soft plush. Check out these favorites!
Disney Munchlings and Disney100 Mickey and Friends Plush
Give a big hug to the Baymax Festive Berry Pavlova Disney Munchlings Medium Plush or play alongside your collection of Disney Munchlings Mystery Scented Plush – Baked Treats, and you’ll have hours of holiday cheer. No matter your mood, there’s a Disney Munchlings to go along with it! Find Disney Munchlings on shopDisney and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. And, if you’re looking to bring home even more holiday cheer but also want to give back to communities in need, check out the Kohl’s Cares Disney’s Disney100 Mickey Mouse Plush and Kohl’s Cares Disney’s Disney100 Minnie Mouse Plush that are part of the Kohl’s Cares program.
These embroidered plush available on shopDisney, and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort feature super-soft, spongey filling, making them the perfect companion for all your adventures. From Disney’s “Wish,” Star can show you what dreams are made of, while lovable reindeer Sven from Disney’s “Frozen” inspires a world full of naps and carrots.
Disney Princess Plush Dolls
Grab one or collect them all! The beautiful Disney Princess characters are reimagined into soft, cuddly plush from shopDisney. The dolls contain embroidered features, shimmering satin gowns, and soft hair.
I Am Groot Groovin’ Groot Plush
This next one is too cute! The Groovin’ Groot Plush from Mattel dances along when you play music near him. Press the button on his chest to hear his iconic “I am Groot” phrase as he grooves to the beat.
Young Jedi Adventures Nubs Kids Bedding Plush Pillow Buddy
Super soft and doubles as a decorative pillow buddy, this Young Jedi Adventures Nubs Plush is sure to bring a smile to all!
Disney Pixar Cars Lightning McQueen Talking Plush
Rev up your engines. This talking plush toy of Disney Pixar’s Cars Lightning McQueen has more than 10 sounds and phrases, including his infamous catchphrase – ka-chow!
Gifts for the Collectors
It’s no secret that I love collecting Disney merchandise. All the gifts in this section are total musts for any lover of Disney.
Wicket Ewok Collectors Plush Figure – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi – 40th Anniversary
The giant Ewok collectors plush figure found on shopDisney stands over three feet tall and is modeled after the great Wicket W. Warrick. This extremely detailed and authentic plush looks like he just stepped out of the forest moon of Endor!
Cinderella Collector Doll by Mattel – Disney100
To commemorate the Disney100 celebration, this gorgeous Cinderella Doll from Mattel got the platinum treatment! The doll comes adorned in luxe fashion inspired by her memorable looks from the film. You can find her on shopDisney and select retail locations where Mattel items are sold.
LEGO Captain America’s Shield
You can now recreate one of the most iconic Super Hero symbols with the LEGO Captain America’s Shield available on shopDisney. Made up of more than 3,000 pieces, the model measures at 18 1/2 inches in diameter and includes a display stand with a nameplate. This set is complete with its own Captain America minifigure, too!
Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Limited Edition Doll Set – Disney100
This limited-edition “platinum” Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse doll set features the dashing duo in their gleaming Disney100 party attire, complete with gemstone studs. A beautiful keepsake, you can grab this two-piece set on shopDisney and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
Deluxe Couch Homer by Funko Pop!
D’oh! Currently in its 35th season, “The Simpsons” has been an animated fan-favorite for decades! Celebrate this milestone season with this Deluxe Couch Homer Simpson vinyl figure available at Funko.com!
Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker Force FX Elite Electronic LIGHTSABER Collectible
Relive the biggest battles and missions from the Star Wars saga with LIGHTSABER™ collectibles from The Black Series. Each LIGHTSABER collectible contains exquisite features with immense realism, sounds, lights, and other effects, available now on Hasbro Pulse.
Gifts for the Fashionista
These next items for the fashionista in your life are sure to impress even the toughest of critics – like Edna Mode!
Star Pullover Sweatshirt for Adults and Wish Flannel Shirt for Adults by Cakeworthy
You’ll shine like the star you are while wearing this gorgeous Star pullover sweatshirt by Cakeworthy. Available now for pre-order on shopDisney, the cotton-blend pullover will complete any outfit. The Wish flannel shirt by Cakeworthy is exclusive to shopDisney and will keep you stylish with embroidery of Asha’s pals along the front.
Baseball Cap for Adults by Nike
These lightweight baseball caps found on shopDisney and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort feature Nike Dri-FIT fabric, which wicks away sweat and keeps wearers cool, dry, and comfortable. Check out the back where you’ll find the iconic Nike swoosh logo.
Disney Classics Christmas Holiday Spirit Jersey
The festive pullover Spirit Jerseys, which are a Disney Parks fashion staple, feature Disney Christmas characters plus a glittering Park icon on the front and logo across the back. These Spirit Jerseys can be found throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and on shopDisney. Bonus: They also come in kids’ sizes!
Black Widow Sunglasses by DIFF Eyewear
These classic Black Widow retro-inspired shades from DIFF Eyewear are adorned with gold details – a nod to the Super Hero’s sleek accessories.
Dress Celebrating Disney Aurora by Janie and Jack
Keep your little ones in style this season with this stunning Disney Aurora Dress from Janie and Jack. Perfect for everyday or special occasion wear!
Disney Mickey Mouse Attire and Pajamas
You’ll be ready to hit the slopes and cozy up by the fire with these next items! From the Disney x Forever 21 collection comes this fashionable knit jumpsuit with an allover Mickey Mouse quilted design. You can also stay fashionable all season long with matching pajamas for fun family game nights and impromptu photo ops! Available in all sizes, Target has a Disney100 Matching Family Pajama Collection while Walmart’s Disney’s 100th Anniversary Matching Family Pajamas even has a set for your favorite furry pet friend.
From purses to jewelry, our splurge-worthy list contains can’t miss gifts.
LEGO Avengers Tower
The LEGO Avengers Tower sets the record as the tallest LEGO brick-built skyscraper ever made! This set also has the most LEGO minifigures ever included within one LEGO set (31 to be exact).
Stoney Clover Lane Gifts
Inspire a world of wintry fun with the Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Stoney Clover Lane Holiday Collection! Featuring fun items like the Holiday Backpack (exclusive to shopDisney) and Holiday Hip Pack, this collection found on shopDisney and at select retail locations at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort will keep all your essentials stylishly organized.
Dooney & Bourke Gifts
You’ll be chic and cheerful with gifts from Dooney & Bourke on shopDisney and at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Show off your love of Disney pets, carry happy memories of 10 years of “Frozen,” and enchant all with your holiday spirit!
LEGO Disney Castle
Sorcerer Mickey Mouse Eco-Drive Watch for Adults by Citizen
Dress up any occasion with the right jewelry and accessories! The Sorcerer Mickey Mouse Eco-Drive Watch for Adults by Citizen glows in the dark and can be shopped on shopDisney and at select retail locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
Indiana Jones Vintage Cowhide Leather Jacket by US Wings
This Indiana Jones vintage jacket looks just as good with a pair of jeans or khakis like your favorite archaeologist (fedora optional).
Mickey Giant Neon LED Sign by Yellowpop
You can celebrate timeless charm with this too-cool LED neon sign featuring Mickey Mouse’s iconic silhouette. Adding this to my list immediately!
Gifts for the Home
There’s no place like home for the holidays, and to ensure your home is looking its holiday best, you’ll need some (or all) of these gifts.
Mickey Mouse Hanukkah Salad Plate Set
Whether you’re currently celebrating the Festival of Lights or want to gear up for next year, this set of four Mickey Mouse Hanukkah Salad Plates is a must! You can purchase these on shopDisney or at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
Mickey Mouse Icon Holiday Ornament Throw Pillow
Make your home bright and merry with this Mickey Mouse Icon Holiday Ornament Throw Pillow from shopDisney and Disney Parks. Metallic accents and an embroidered castle applique add to this pillow’s flair.
Mickey Mouse Double Flip Waffle Maker
An entertaining addition to family breakfasts and perfect for any day of the year, the Mickey Mouse Double Flip Waffle Maker can cook up six golden-brown mini waffles at a time with its double-sided flip action. The waffle maker’s nonstick plates make serving and cleaning easy!
Avatar Pandora Scenic Silk Touch Throw
Avatar fans will love this cozy throw blanket inspired by “Avatar: The Way of Water” from Jay Franco, which adds a touch of color and enchantment to any room with its colorful design inspired by life in the beautiful alien moon of Pandora.
Millennium Falcon 3-Wick Candle by Homesick
With notes of rusted steel and leather, prepare for your next galactic adventure with this Star Wars-inspired 3-wick candle by Homesick.
Disney Pixar Lightning McQueen Red 3-Piece Twin Car Bed
Rev up your engines and make bedtime fun with this Lightning McQueen twin size bed. The bed includes three built-in storage cubbies and is constructed with rounded edges for safety, making it a kid’s (and parent’s) dream!
Gifts for the Gamers
Card games or video games, board games or puzzles, we’ve got something for every type of gamer in your life!
Disney Lorcana Trading Card Game
Disney Lorcana TCG is a trading card game set in the realm of Lorcana, where players will take on the role of Illumineers and wield magic ink to summon a team of Disney characters (known as glimmers), who appear in both familiar and fantastical ways. The highly anticipated Chapter 1 Reprint will go live on shopDisney on December 22, 2023 at 12AM PT, while you can find Chapter 2 now at select retail locations including Disney store Times Square.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a first-person video game set in the never-before-seen Western Frontier of Pandora. Players will reconnect with their character’s lost heritage, discover what it truly means to be Na’vi, and join other clans to protect Pandora from the human militaristic corporation known as the RDA.
Disney Illusion Island
You can join Mickey & Friends on a quest as they explore the mysterious island of Monoth and save the world from disaster! This video game can be played with up to three friends in local co-op exclusively on Nintendo Switch.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Continue along with Cal Kestis’s story in a third-person, galaxy-spanning, action-adventure video game from Respawn Entertainment in collaboration with Lucasfilm Games. This single-player game picks up five years after Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
Disney Villainous: Introduction to Evil Board Game Disney100 Edition
Play the role of your favorite Disney Villain and achieve devious objectives in this card game. Each Villain boasts thematic cards and strategies inspired by their films.
WALL-E Wooden Puzzle
Gifts for the Book Lovers
If you’re a book lover like me, add these next titles to your list this year!
Star Wars: The High Republic: Tales of Light and Life
Rejoin the adventures of the Jedi, Padawans, and more heroes and villains in this collection of short stories, featuring fan favorite characters from the Star Wars: The High Republic series found on shopDisney.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Five Book Paperback Boxed Set
This Barnes & Noble exclusive collection of the “Percy Jackson” series contains redesigned covers and artwork all in one set. Accompany the son of the sea god Poseidon and his other demigod friends as they go on a series of quests.
National Geographic Kids’ Big Words for Little Paleontologists Book
Micropachycephalosaurus, Megalodon, and beyond are in this dino dictionary that every explorer needs! This engaging and educational book can be bought on shopDisney and is sure to inspire your miniature paleontologist.
All Is Found – A Frozen Anthology Book
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Disney’s “Frozen” comes this collection of 10 original tales on shopDisney starring our favorite sisters, Anna and Elsa, and their pals Kristoff, Sven, and, of course, Olaf. The collection features untold stories from Anna and Elsa’s childhood and will whisk you away to Arendelle.
Art of Coloring: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
Have a relaxing moment with “Art of Coloring: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (Revised Edition)” from Disney Publishing. This edition includes 100 images to inspire your creativity. Check it out on shopDisney now.
The Art of Wish
This stunning book from the beloved Disney “Art of” series provides an exclusive look behind the scenes of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new original film, “Wish,” including production art, stories from the filmmakers, character designs, storyboards, and more.
Gifts for your Furry Best Pal
Rounding out this gift guide with what I personally find to be the best section – gifts for your furry best pal!
Coco Pet Lead Set
It’s true our pets can sometimes make us “un poco loco!” But they’ll be cool and chic while styling the Coco Pet Lead Set from shopDisney. The two-piece set includes lead and zippered pouch that lets you keep waste bags at the ready.
Disney Princess “Be-YOU-tiful” Dog & Cat Dress
My cat absolutely needs this dress! The Disney Princess “Be-YOU-tiful” Dog & Cat Dress has a pullover design, making it easy to put on and take off.
Star Wars The Mandalorian’s Child Pram Covered Cat & Dog Bed
Just like Grogu’s pram from Star Wars: The Mandalorian, this pet bed with a cave-like design provides a private home for your pet, along with a soft, plush velvet cushion for supreme snuggling.
Sassy Woof Dog Collar Disney Holiday Collection
This gorgeous collar comes in multiple sizes and contains a sturdy d-ring for leash attachment. Not to mention it’s made of neoprene material for extra comfort!
Lard Lad Donuts Plush Toy by BARK
Cute and squeaky! This Lard Lad Donuts Plush Toys set from BARK will provide your furry pals with hours of play.
Classic Mickey Mouse Sweater by Harry Barker
Smile from ear to Mickey Mouse ear by dressing up your pup in this playful sweater. Your pup will not only look precious, but also be cozy and warm!
Feeling inspired to shop? I know I am! The best part is there’s even more Disney fun to be found throughout shopDisney, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and at additional official retail locations. Don’t forget to head to shopDisney by December 16, 2023, to have your gift make it in time for Christmas, and keep an eye out for exclusive deals, too, like Magical Seasonal Savings at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, running now through December 23, 2023, at select retail locations.
So, button up that shopping list and make a dash, as the holidays are officially here!