This year the Disney Parks put out some incredible merchandise, and we heard from TONS of you who wanted to add to your souvenir collections. Whether it was a spirit jersey, a Dooney bag, or a mug, you (and we!!) were alllll about that Disney merch life.
Here we take a look at the Disney merchandise you HAD to have in 2018!
Spirit jerseys grew in popularity in 2017, but when the Disney Parks introduced attractions spirit jerseys in 2018, it seemed like everyone and her brother wanted to get their hands on one! Luckily, they showed up on ShopDisney.com, so spirit jerseys under the tree for everyone this year! Favorites included the Haunted Mansion Spirit Jersey and the It’s a Small World Spirit Jersey!
Pirates of the Caribbean was another cool, stripey option.
And while the Tiki Room Spirit Jersey was a little controversial (some of you just could NOT with the color and the birds), it’s definitely spirited!
We expect we’ll see lots of these spirit jerseys on Disney guests for years to come!
Disney Tails Pet Gear
Disney Tails exploded on the scene this year with merchandise for your furry friends! We loved the Disney parks- and characters-inspired clothing and pet gear! The Haunted Mansion clothing and pooch accessories were some of our favorites!
The lead featuring the classic Haunted Mansion wallpaper print was a must, as was the Madame Leota Squeeze Toy (which, if we’re being honest, we don’t want to let the dogs play with…).
Mugs, Mugs, Mugs
Disney mugs are not a new collectible. In fact, every time we bring you the newest Disney Parks mugs, we hear from readers who say they couldn’t possibly fit another Disney mug in their cupboards — but they sure want to try! The You Are Here series from Starbucks is super popular, and now you can get yours without even stepping foot in a Disney Park!
Ears, Ears, Ears
Mickey and Minnie Ears have been around forever, but 2018 saw some of the prettiest and coolest versions yet! The year kicked off with the beloved Rose Gold Ears, which arrived in parks in 2017 but disappeared so quickly that we only saw them regularly in early 2018!
The next color in Minnie Ears trends: Millennial Pink!
And just last week these Potion Purple ears dropped in Disneyland!
Disney Parks popcorn is kind of a thing, with many of us insisting it’s just not a Disney vacation until we’ve got some. This year, popcorn buckets just got cuter and cuter. Toy Story Land opened in June, and Alien Popcorn Buckets were the must-have souvenir!
Even better? Alien Popcorn Buckets dressed up as Santa.
And since we’re Disney Food Blog, we melted for the Classic Disney Snacks Popcorn Bucket!
Halloween popcorn buckets were super fun, with the Cauldron Popcorn Bucket spooking guests and lighting up!
Cauldron Popcorn Bucket
Disney Parks Journals
Disney Parks journals saw a bit of a hey day this year, with these three versions getting a whole lot of love on DFB! This planner is inspired by Carousel of Progress and helps you promise (maybe) to get things done — you guessed it! — tomorrow!
We really related to the “I’m obsessed with Disney Parks”, and we know you do, too! Here you can put all of your daydreams in writing — then make them happen!
And if trip planning is your thing, the “My ‘Way Too’ Excited to Go to a Disney Park Vacation Planner” is your spirit journal. 😉
We’re still thinking about these journals…
Dooney & Bourke Bags
We’re ending with Dooney & Bourke bags, which are always a hot item at the Disney Parks and on ShopDisney. We brought you some super fun Dooneys — like this one that’s tailor made for the holiday season! Merry Holidays to us!
And we loved this year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival bag — and so did lots of you!
(Psst! If you also love Haunted Mansion merchandise (who doesn’t?!), ShopDisney has some Dooneys with the Mansion’s iconic wallpaper pattern!)
Yep, 2018 was a great year for Disney Parks merchandise. And what we love is that a lot of the Parks merchandise is now showing up on ShopDisney. Meaning Disney can “take all of my money” even when I’m not there…
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What was your favorite merch moment of 2018? Let us know in the comments!