From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Michael Ramirez
Part of the holiday season fun is experiencing the joy of gift giving. Gift givers and gift receivers alike will love the Disneyland Resort’s wide assortment of offerings. The many festive shopping locations with beautiful holiday displays throughout the resort add to the excitement! Let’s take a look at 12 of our favorite shopping spots:
1. Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie – Orleans Square, Disneyland park
Perfume is a great present for mom, perfect for a stocking stuffer or stand-alone surprise. If you’re walking through New Orleans Square, head over to see the gorgeous window displays of decorated bottles and shimmering casings.
2. Elias and Co. – Buena Vista Street, Disney California Adventure park
Elias and Co. hosts a multitude of merchandise offerings and is the largest shop in Disney California Adventure park. The department store boasts a rich Disney history and exudes timeless holiday décor. The store is divided into distinct sections for men, women and children, so you’ll find something special for the entire family.
3. World of Disney – Downtown Disney District
At World of Disney, everyone can find what they want in a festive, bustling atmosphere. Search for gift ideas, including spirit jerseys, specially designed ears, must-have toys, fun keepsakes and even holiday gear. How about a matching holiday family get-up for Christmas morning?
4. Candy Palace – Main Street, U.S.A., Disneyland park
If you’re looking to give something to the sweetest people in your life, head here for a seasonal treat. There are many options to choose from—Mickey and Minnie Apples, Peppermint Bark and hand-pulled candy canes that you can watch being made from the Candy Kitchen window yourself.
5. Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff – Pixar Pier, Disney California Adventure park
Shoppers will get emotional with the remarkable collection of sweet stuff available at Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff. Enjoy the colorful rainbow displays as you find gifts like phone cases, mugs and tumblers, plush, baseball caps and other Pixar-inspired offerings that bring you joy!
6. Emporium – Main Street, U.S.A., Disneyland park
Emporium is a Disneyland staple situated along the garland-lined Main Street, U.S.A. This perfect all-in-one location has so many traditional offerings that your friends and family will want, including souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, ears, autograph books and more.
7. Le Bat En Rouge – New Orleans Square, Disneyland park
At Le Bat en Rouge, enjoy a scenic storefront with a chic New Orleans flare. Find displays of Disney-inspired dresses, as well as Loungefly bags and more. Perfect for loved ones that are looking to show off their Disney style no matter where they are.
8. Gone Hollywood – Hollywood Land, Disney California Adventure park
Follow the festive lights of Hollywood Land to the Art Deco-inspired displays from Gone Hollywood. This location has the coolest collection of souvenirs such as headwear, accessories and apparel that place you right into the holiday spirit.
9. Cristal d’Orleans – New Orleans Square, Disneyland park
Your loved ones will be overwhelmed by your thoughtfulness with a personalized cup or pitcher. For the princes and princesses in your life, find tiaras, figurines and more. The glittering glassware found in this masterfully decorated space celebrates the spirit of the season.
10. Disney Home – Downtown Disney District
A dream come true for those who want to bring Disney magic into their homes, here you will find character-inspired décor, kitchenware, bedding, holiday pet items and other home goods.
11. Disney Showcase – Main Street, U.S.A, Disneyland park
This shop features apparel and souvenirs suited for every season. To personalize a gift for that special someone, enjoy our embroidery services for Disneyland Resort merchandise. It’s a perfect, personal keepsake!
12. Wonderground Gallery – Downtown Disney District
There are so many unique art pieces to be found at this one-of-a-kind gallery! Take time to visit during the Holiday Book Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Wonderground Gallery, as well as other locations, and you could get your book signed by various authors. A signed book is a thoughtful gift for any Disney enthusiast!
Which Disneyland Resort stores do you like to see and shop at?