Exclusive Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Merch Revealed

by | Aug 6, 2021 | Disney Style, Walt Disney World News, WDW Blog

Walt Disney World turns 50 on October 1, and to mark the occasion, Disney is throwing an 18-month-long party called “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” As part of this major event, the Most Magical Place on Earth is releasing an extensive lineup of unique Walt Disney World 50th anniversary merch.

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Disney 50th anniversary merch as early as August 12, but most of the souvenirs will launch in October and November.


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“The merchandise creative celebrates the legacy of the past 50 years with a nod to the next 50,” explains Marianne Sharpe, Vice President of Merchandise at Walt Disney World Resort. “It includes authentic replicas of product, modern fashion trend collections, artist collaborations, and even matching attire for the entire family. The 50th merchandise is truly for the Disney fan in us all.”

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

Ready to get your hands on some WDW anniversary merch? Let’s dig in to the whats, whens, and where the heck can I buys.

Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Merch—With Photos

You’ll be smiling this big when you get your own Disney World 50th anniversary merch. Photo courtesy of Disney[/caption]

This lineup includes everything from headwear to ornaments to T-shirts to accessories. All items will be available at the four WDW parks, as well as Disney Springs. Select items will also be available for purchase at some Disney Resort hotels and on shopDisney.com.

We’ve listed this merch by order of availability.

Limited-Time Merchandise: Available August 12, 2021

If you’re literally counting down the days until the 50th anniversary (hey, you sound like someone who needs our Disney World wall calendar), then you’re in luck. You can start the celebration early with some limited-time Disney World anniversary merch.

What will this merch be? Disney hasn’t let that slip yet.

Vault Collection: Available Early October 2021

The Disney Vault is that secret place where our favorite movies sometimes go to hang out without us. But the Vault Collection will not be so exclusive. We’ll get the chance to shop for retro merch styled after opening day souvenirs come October 2021. Among this vintage merchandise will be throwback Mickey Mouse ear hats, nostalgic accessories, and T-shirt styles from a bygone WDW era.

But you won’t be able to get all your shopping done in October. Disney will be releasing some of this Disney World 50th anniversary merch from the vault throughout the course of the 18-month anniversary extravaganza.

 

Disney Castle Collection: Available Early October 2021

Also in early October (likely right on Oct. 1, the official anniversary date), WDW will be releasing the Disney Castle Collection, all based on the iconic Cinderella Castle. You’ll be able to shop for Cinderella castle ornaments, Cinderella Castle charms, Cinderella Castle clothing, and a Minnie Mouse ear headband that lights up and is branded for the 50th anniversary. (They couldn’t all be Cinderella Castle.)

backpack_disney-castle-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar Photo by Tatjana Lazar[/caption]

Celebration Collection: Available Early 2021

The last collection to be available right at the start of the party is appropriately named the Celebration Collection. This will be the broadest array of merch and appeal to everyone in the family. Choose from 50th anniversary character plush, T-shirts, and headwear, as well as Dooney and Bourke accessories and mommy-and-me ensembles.

EARidescent Collection: Available Late October 2021

If you’re at WDW on October 1 for the kickoff of the anniversary celebration, you’ll have to return if you want to get EARidescent accessories and clothing.

Luxe Logo Collection: Available November 2021

The wait is over: This more upscale collection of 50th anniversary Disney World merch has finally arrived, and boy is it expensive. It’s even got the world’s most expensive Mickey ears.

Photos: 2021 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Get Your Hands on This NEW Back-to-School Disney Merch at Disney Springs

Nightmare Before Christmas Merch Celebrates Creepy Christmas in July

 

 

Walt Disney World turns 50 on October 1, and to mark the occasion, Disney is throwing an 18-month-long party called “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” As part of this major event, the Most Magical Place on Earth is releasing an extensive lineup of unique Walt Disney World 50th anniversary merch.

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Disney 50th anniversary merch as early as August 12, but most of the souvenirs will launch in October and November.


Thanks to readers like you, we’re able to keep our site free of disrupting ads. Please consider subscribing to our print edition if you’d like to support us directly, and feel free to sign up for our free newsletter so you never miss out on merch roundups like these!


“The merchandise creative celebrates the legacy of the past 50 years with a nod to the next 50,” explains Marianne Sharpe, Vice President of Merchandise at Walt Disney World Resort. “It includes authentic replicas of product, modern fashion trend collections, artist collaborations, and even matching attire for the entire family. The 50th merchandise is truly for the Disney fan in us all.”

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

Ready to get your hands on some WDW anniversary merch? Let’s dig in to the whats, whens, and where the heck can I buys.

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Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Merch—With Photos

vault collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

You’ll be smiling this big when you get your own Disney World 50th anniversary merch. Photo courtesy of Disney

This lineup includes everything from headwear to ornaments to T-shirts to accessories. All items will be available at the four WDW parks, as well as Disney Springs. Select items will also be available for purchase at some Disney Resort hotels and on shopDisney.com.

We’ve listed this merch by order of availability.

Limited-Time Merchandise: Available August 12, 2021

limited-time disney world 50th anniversary merch

We aren’t sure what all the limited-time merch will be quite yet. Photo courtesy of Disney

If you’re literally counting down the days until the 50th anniversary (hey, you sound like someone who needs our Disney World wall calendar), then you’re in luck. You can start the celebration early with some limited-time Disney World anniversary merch.

What will this merch be? Disney hasn’t let that slip yet.

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by Walt Disney World Magazine (@wdwmagazine)

Vault Collection: Available Early October 2021

vault collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

Go retro with the Vault Collection. Photo courtesy of Disney

The Disney Vault is that secret place where our favorite movies sometimes go to hang out without us. But the Vault Collection will not be so exclusive. We’ll get the chance to shop for retro merch styled after opening day souvenirs come October 2021. Among this vintage merchandise will be throwback Mickey Mouse ear hats, nostalgic accessories, and T-shirt styles from a bygone WDW era.

But you won’t be able to get all your shopping done in October. Disney will be releasing some of this Disney World 50th anniversary merch from the vault throughout the course of the 18-month anniversary extravaganza.

wdw 50th anniversary merch - hoodie

Photo courtesy of Disney

vault collection disney merch - ear hat

Photo courtesy of Disney

vintage mickey and minnie plus at disney world 50th

Photo courtesy of Disney

classic minnie ears - disney world 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

classic mickey utensil for wdw 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

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cup for walt disney world 50th anniversary merch

Photo courtesy of Disney

 

Disney Castle Collection: Available Early October 2021

castle collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

The Castle Collection is coming soon. Photo courtesy of Disney

Also in early October (likely right on Oct. 1, the official anniversary date), WDW will be releasing the Disney Castle Collection, all based on the iconic Cinderella Castle. You’ll be able to shop for Cinderella castle ornaments, Cinderella Castle charms, Cinderella Castle clothing, and a Minnie Mouse ear headband that lights up and is branded for the 50th anniversary. (They couldn’t all be Cinderella Castle.)

backpack_disney-castle-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

disney castle collection merch 50th

Photo courtesy of Disney

Celebration Collection: Available Early 2021

bag - celebration collection - disney world 50th anniversary merch

Get this adorable bag for the Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration. Photo courtesy of Disney

The last collection to be available right at the start of the party is appropriately named the Celebration Collection. This will be the broadest array of merch and appeal to everyone in the family. Choose from 50th anniversary character plush, T-shirts, and headwear, as well as Dooney and Bourke accessories and mommy-and-me ensembles.

backpack_disney-celebration-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

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Photo by Tatjana Lazar

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Photo by Tatjana Lazar

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Photo by Tatjana Lazar

minnie ears - celebration collection - wdw merch 2021

Photo courtesy of Disney

disney world merch - soap - celebration collection

Photo courtesy of Disney

disney world anniversary hoodie

Photo courtesy of Disney

EARidescent Collection: Available Late October 2021

earidescent collection - 50th merch

The EARidescent Collection is so much fun. Photo courtesy of Disney

If you’re at WDW on October 1 for the kickoff of the anniversary celebration, you’ll have to return if you want to get EARidescent accessories and clothing.

wdw 50th anniversary merch - pink shirt

Photo courtesy of Disney

earidescent minnie ears - 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

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castle - earidescent- wdw merch

Photo courtesy of Disney

Luxe Logo Collection: Available November 2021

disney world 50th anniversary merch - luxo logo

The Luxo Logo Collection is upscale. Photo courtesy of Disney

The wait is over: This more upscale collection of 50th anniversary Disney World merch has finally arrived, and boy is it expensive. It’s even got the world’s most expensive Mickey ears.

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

Photos: 2021 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Get Your Hands on This NEW Back-to-School Disney Merch at Disney Springs

Nightmare Before Christmas Merch Celebrates Creepy Christmas in July

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Walt Disney World turns 50 on October 1, and to mark the occasion, Disney is throwing an 18-month-long party called “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” As part of this major event, the Most Magical Place on Earth is releasing an extensive lineup of unique Walt Disney World 50th anniversary merch.

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Disney 50th anniversary merch as early as August 12, but most of the souvenirs will launch in October and November.


Thanks to readers like you, we’re able to keep our site free of disrupting ads. Please consider subscribing to our print edition if you’d like to support us directly, and feel free to sign up for our free newsletter so you never miss out on merch roundups like these!


“The merchandise creative celebrates the legacy of the past 50 years with a nod to the next 50,” explains Marianne Sharpe, Vice President of Merchandise at Walt Disney World Resort. “It includes authentic replicas of product, modern fashion trend collections, artist collaborations, and even matching attire for the entire family. The 50th merchandise is truly for the Disney fan in us all.”

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

Ready to get your hands on some WDW anniversary merch? Let’s dig in to the whats, whens, and where the heck can I buys.

[metaslider id=”50088″]

Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Merch—With Photos

vault collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

You’ll be smiling this big when you get your own Disney World 50th anniversary merch. Photo courtesy of Disney

This lineup includes everything from headwear to ornaments to T-shirts to accessories. All items will be available at the four WDW parks, as well as Disney Springs. Select items will also be available for purchase at some Disney Resort hotels and on shopDisney.com.

We’ve listed this merch by order of availability.

Limited-Time Merchandise: Available August 12, 2021

limited-time disney world 50th anniversary merch

We aren’t sure what all the limited-time merch will be quite yet. Photo courtesy of Disney

If you’re literally counting down the days until the 50th anniversary (hey, you sound like someone who needs our Disney World wall calendar), then you’re in luck. You can start the celebration early with some limited-time Disney World anniversary merch.

What will this merch be? Disney hasn’t let that slip yet.

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by Walt Disney World Magazine (@wdwmagazine)

Vault Collection: Available Early October 2021

vault collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

Go retro with the Vault Collection. Photo courtesy of Disney

The Disney Vault is that secret place where our favorite movies sometimes go to hang out without us. But the Vault Collection will not be so exclusive. We’ll get the chance to shop for retro merch styled after opening day souvenirs come October 2021. Among this vintage merchandise will be throwback Mickey Mouse ear hats, nostalgic accessories, and T-shirt styles from a bygone WDW era.

But you won’t be able to get all your shopping done in October. Disney will be releasing some of this Disney World 50th anniversary merch from the vault throughout the course of the 18-month anniversary extravaganza.

wdw 50th anniversary merch - hoodie

Photo courtesy of Disney

vault collection disney merch - ear hat

Photo courtesy of Disney

vintage mickey and minnie plus at disney world 50th

Photo courtesy of Disney

classic minnie ears - disney world 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

classic mickey utensil for wdw 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

[metaslider id=40370]

 

cup for walt disney world 50th anniversary merch

Photo courtesy of Disney

 

Disney Castle Collection: Available Early October 2021

castle collection disney world 50th anniversary merch

The Castle Collection is coming soon. Photo courtesy of Disney

Also in early October (likely right on Oct. 1, the official anniversary date), WDW will be releasing the Disney Castle Collection, all based on the iconic Cinderella Castle. You’ll be able to shop for Cinderella castle ornaments, Cinderella Castle charms, Cinderella Castle clothing, and a Minnie Mouse ear headband that lights up and is branded for the 50th anniversary. (They couldn’t all be Cinderella Castle.)

backpack_disney-castle-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

disney castle collection merch 50th

Photo courtesy of Disney

Celebration Collection: Available Early 2021

bag - celebration collection - disney world 50th anniversary merch

Get this adorable bag for the Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration. Photo courtesy of Disney

The last collection to be available right at the start of the party is appropriately named the Celebration Collection. This will be the broadest array of merch and appeal to everyone in the family. Choose from 50th anniversary character plush, T-shirts, and headwear, as well as Dooney and Bourke accessories and mommy-and-me ensembles.

backpack_disney-celebration-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

ornament_disney-celebration-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

mug_disney-celebration-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

hat_disney-celebration-collection_walt-disney-world-50th-anniversary-merch_lazar

Photo by Tatjana Lazar

minnie ears - celebration collection - wdw merch 2021

Photo courtesy of Disney

disney world merch - soap - celebration collection

Photo courtesy of Disney

disney world anniversary hoodie

Photo courtesy of Disney

EARidescent Collection: Available Late October 2021

earidescent collection - 50th merch

The EARidescent Collection is so much fun. Photo courtesy of Disney

If you’re at WDW on October 1 for the kickoff of the anniversary celebration, you’ll have to return if you want to get EARidescent accessories and clothing.

wdw 50th anniversary merch - pink shirt

Photo courtesy of Disney

earidescent minnie ears - 50th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Disney

earidescent collection - disney world 50th anniversary merch disney world 50th anniversary backpack earidescent

castle - earidescent- wdw merch

Photo courtesy of Disney

Luxe Logo Collection: Available November 2021

disney world 50th anniversary merch - luxo logo

The Luxo Logo Collection is upscale. Photo courtesy of Disney

The wait is over: This more upscale collection of 50th anniversary Disney World merch has finally arrived, and boy is it expensive. It’s even got the world’s most expensive Mickey ears.

Shop WDW Mag merch today!

Photos: 2021 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Get Your Hands on This NEW Back-to-School Disney Merch at Disney Springs

Nightmare Before Christmas Merch Celebrates Creepy Christmas in July

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