Top 10 Places to Shop til You Drop at the Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Resort is one of the most magical places to be this time of year – and not just for the festive decorations and exciting entertainment options! It’s also the perfect place to knock off some items on your holiday to-do list and shop til you drop! Here’s our top 10 list of the best places to shop at Disneyland during your holiday time visit:
10. Elias & Co.
Located on Buena Vista Street in Disney California Adventure Park and also named for Walt Disney’s father, a visit to Elias & Co. is like taking a step back in time. The store is designed after department stores Walt himself may have visited when he moved to California and chock full of Disney history. Gifts for the entire family are offered at Elias & Co. and to make your shopping even easier, the store is divided into sections for men, women, and children.
It’s not a visit to Disneyland Park at the Disneyland Resort without a stop in the Emporium located on Main Street U.S.A. Home to the largest selection of souvenirs in Disneyland Park, the Emporium offers the perfect one-stop-shop for apparel, jewelry, ear hats, autograph books and more. The architecture of the store reflects a charming, turn-of-the-century setting and it is located right near the entrance of the Park so you can just pop in on your way in or out!
8. Disney Dress Shop
If you are shopping for any fashionistas, a stop by the Disney Dress Shop in Downtown Disney is a must! The store offers whimsical apparel and accessories inspired by your favorite Disney characters and attractions. Looking for one of those coveted Dooney & Burke Disney purses? The Disney Dress Shop has all of the latest styles!
7. China Closet
Stop by the China Closet on Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland Park if you are shopping for those that enjoy “the finer things in life.” The China Closet offers stunning Christmas tree ornaments and festive home decor to celebrate the most magical time of the year!
6. Disney Home
Looking to decorate your home in head-to-toe Disney or know someone who is? Stop by the new Disney Home store in Downtown Disney. The shop offers character-inspired décor, kitchenware, bedding, holiday pet items and other home goods.
5. Disney Showcase
Located on Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland Park, the Disney Showcase offers festive apparel and souvenirs to celebrate every season. Also, the Disney Showcase is the place to be if you are looking for personalized items. Guests can find embroidery services for Disneyland Resort merchandise.
4. Candy Palace
Why not give the gift of sweet treats this holiday season? If you are shopping for someone with a sweet tooth head down Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland Park to Candy Palace for Mickey and Minnie Apples, Peppermint Bark, hand-pulled candy canes and much more!
3. Knick’s Knacks
The next stop for great holiday shopping takes us back to Disney California Adventure Park. Located in the newly-opened Pixar Pier, Knick’s Knacks offers everything Pixar! The store was built to celebrate Pixar’s history, stories and characters with its unique décor and on-location character sketch artist.
2. Gone Hollywood
Staying at Disney California Adventure Park, Gone Hollywood in Hollywood Land features the hottest selection of souvenirs such as headwear, accessories, and apparel that place guests right into the holiday spirit.
1. World of Disney
The granddaddy of them all, the World of Disney Store has just recently reopened after undergoing some magical enhancements to keep the vide of the store rooted in legendary Disney heritage while maintaining a modern feel. This is your ultimate stop to shop Disney Parks merchandise, such as must-have spirit jerseys and unique souvenirs, or simply stop by to take in the magical atmosphere. When you least expect it, sketches, artwork, and posters suddenly spring to life with a bit of pixie dust.
Where are your favorite places to shop at the Disneyland Resort? Let us know in the comments below!
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