Taking a Disney World vacation is an incredible experience and many people want to bring home something to remind them of it. There are dozens of souvenir shops within the theme parks themselves as well as options outside of the parks. Today you’ll learn about the top choices at each.
Magic Kingdom: Main Street Emporium
The most popular souvenir shop in the Magic Kingdom is the Emporium, located on Main Street right after you enter the park. There you can find a little of anything you can imagine, including seasonal merchandise and products for special events. The store itself takes up an entire block and has several entrances.
Epcot: The World Showcase
Unlike the other options on this list, the World Showcase isn’t a single shop – it’s a series of shops. Each shop is designed to reflect a country and the items available for purchase include unique food items, fun souvenirs, and other merchandise that will help you remember that visiting Walt Disney World can actually make you feel like you’ve visited a dozen countries.
Animal Kingdom: Chester and Hester’s Dinosaur Treasures
No Disney World vacation would be complete without spending time in DinoLand U.S.A., located in the Animal Kingdom. This kitschy, fun, carnival-inspired section of the park is sure to make everyone laugh and this souvenir store is the perfect representation of it. There you can find a wide range of trinkets and fun gifts, including the extremely popular dinosaur egg.
Hollywood Studios: It’s a Wonderful Shop
Based on the name, you may guess that It’s a Wonderful Shop was located in Magic Kingdom but it’s actually in Hollywood Studios. Found right behind Muppet Courtyard, this isn’t the biggest shop you’ll find in Walt Disney World. In fact, it’s rather small, but what it doesn’t have in size it makes up for in cool, holiday-inspired gifts like ornaments, cards, and much more.
Disney Springs: World of Disney at Disney Springs
It’s possible to take a Disney vacation without visiting Disney Springs but if you like delicious food and / or shopping then we highly recommend stopping by this spot, which used to be known as Downtown Disney. This is not just the largest Disney store you can find at the parks, it’s not just the largest Disney store in the state, or even in the United States. It is the largest Disney store in the entire world! Surely that makes it worth a stop on your Disney vacation.
As you’re planning your Disney World vacation and setting aside time to visit these top souvenir shops, remember that the locations in the theme parks themselves stay open an hour after the parks close.