Top 5 Gifts for the Hard-To-Shop-For Disney Fan

Think you or your Disney fan has everything there is to buy related to Disney? Think again. There are some amazing things out there that you might not buy for yourself or think about buying for someone else.


Think you know everything there is to know about The Walt Disney Company? Well, Disney Editions has just released the fifth edition of Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia ($40) by Disney Legend and Historian Dave Smith. Clocking in at 864 pages, the latest edition adds 10 more years of Disney history including the opening of Shanghai Disneyland. This latest edition now has almost 8,000 entries and 800 photographs. Shop here.

What’s the first thing everyone does when they walk into a Disney Resort or stroll down Main Street U.S.A.? Inhale to take a deep breath and smell. Each resort has its own scent. Main Street U.S.A. smells liked baked goods and ice cream. Wouldn’t it be nice to sit back in your living room, close your eyes and be transported back? Now there is!


Image: Anthology Candles

Anthology Candles, founded by Rheney and Stephen Williams, has created a line of soy-based candles to let you relive your happy place over and over again. Love staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge? Now your home can be filled with fresh vanilla beans and earthy sandalwood. Can’t wait to get on Soarin’  – now you can experience it every day with the Soarin’ Candle of orange blossoms, orange groves and salty sea breeze. Can’t get enough of the burning of Rome in Spaceship Earth? Then light up the Rome Burning candle with scents of hot coals, fire, smoke and parchment.

The 8-ounce jar candles are $18.00, the pick-your-own 4-pack wax tart sampler is $25.00 and the four-pack tea light sampler is $14.00. Shop here.

Help restore Walt and Roy Disney’s birthplace in the Chicago-area. When completed, the home will be part museum, part historical landmark and part children’s center for creativity and learning.


Although any donation amount is accepted, making one for $20 will include a limited edition snow globe pin. For $300 – your name (3 lines of text plus the Walt Disney Birthplace logo) will be engraved in a paver stone. It will then become a permanent piece of the home. Donation perks range from $20.00 – $25,000.00. Donate here.

Etsy has some very talented artists creating some amazing pieces of Disney-themed art. One of them is graphic designer and Disney aficionado, Christopher Buchholz. Christopher has created two beautiful posters – one depicting all of the buildings on Main Street U.S.A. at Walt Disney World. The other poster has all the attraction and transportation vehicles found at Walt Disney World. The Main Street U.S.A. poster measures 24″ x 36″ and the attraction and transportation vehicle poster measures 22″ x 28″.  They are $35.00 and $30.00 respectively, however both can be purchased together for $50.00. Shop here.


Disney has recently introduced a line of beautiful and elegant metal 3D Model Kits. These kits, by Metal Earth, depict classic Disney attractions and Star Wars icons. The 3D Model Kits are available at select merchandise locations at Disneyland and Walt Disney World or through their Shop Disney Parks app. Prices: $16.99-$24.99. Download app here.

Shop Disney’s 12 Days of Christmas



Additionally, The Disney Parks online store and the Shop Disney Parks app will be celebrating 12 Days of Christmas with special deals. From December 5-16, a new deal will be offered each day for 12 days on a variety of items including select ear hat or shoe ornaments, PANDORA Jewelry, Star Wars products, apparel, toys and more. These special holiday deals are available or on the Disney Parks online store at



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