Disney Parks Gear Up to Celebrate Pride Month

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One of the best things about the Disney parks is that when Guests visit, they can celebrate in a world of acceptance and magic.

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Disney has been celebrating Pride Month for quite some time now at all of their parks, which we have especially seen through their merchandise. Now, as we are about one month away from Pride Month, Disney is getting ready to release a wide selection of Pride merchandise and products for Disney fans so they can also celebrate both in the parks and at home.

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Disney recently shared a press release stating:

The Walt Disney Company is launching a colorful array of global Pride products featuring Disney — and for the first time ever — Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars icons and characters.

In celebration of Pride Month 2021 and the company’s Pride collection, The Walt Disney Company is donating funds as part of our ongoing commitment to organizations around the world that support LGBTQ+ communities.

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What is exciting to hear from this is that we will not just be seeing general Pride-themed merch that only focuses on Mickey Mouse, but also, a variety of characters will seemingly be celebrating from Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars.

Diseny Parks (@DisneyParks) also Tweeted the news:

The countdown to Pride Month is on with a colorful array of Pride products available now! Plus, The Walt Disney Company is giving funds as part of our ongoing commitment to organizations around the world that support LGBTQ+ communities.

If you want to see a full list of all the new items available so that you can start shopping,

Here’s a first look at this vibrant new collection with select products available now at shopDisney.com and Disney stores in North America and Japan, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. This collection is coming later this month to Disney stores in Europe and shopDisney.co.uk as well so keep an eye out across the pond! 

Stand proud with this adorable Mickey Mouse “Love” Tee for both adults and kids alike and complete the look with an all-over print face mask! And if you’re a Mickey Mouse fan, you simply must have a Mickey Mouse fan, perfect for a little shade or breath of fresh air!

Accessorize it up with a baseball hat perfect for a sunny day out and the latest mini backpack by Loungefly to take it to the streets!

Ch-ears to inclusivity with the latest Mickey Mouse ear hat featuring a classic look. Style it with a fashionable belt bag that can double as a crossbody bag.

Show your true colors in style with this cozy zip-up hoodie and jogger pants, perfect for a walk in the park or just lounging around the house! Take it on the go with an adorable matching wristlet by Loungefly and accessorize with a Transgender flag pin, or one of our other Pride pins, available now at shopDisney and Disney stores, and coming soon to Parks!

Share the Mickey Mouse love and celebrate togetherness with an iconic tee for adults featuring Mickey Mouse hands with a vibrant rainbow. Add a little color to your selfies with this lively phone case featuring classic parks icons available only at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

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Everyone will LOVE these adorable plush of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and of course, rock a matching tee and face mask – perfect for a day at the parks.

Fans of Pixar Animation Studios and Stitch will be over the rainbow and stand proud wearing these vivacious new tees and donning these delightful pins. I mean … just look at Stitch and the classic “Ohana Means Family” quote. It fills my heart with joy!

Fans across galaxies will be bursting with pride while repping a variety of tees for adults featuring the Millennium Falcon as well as the classic Star Wars logo, Darth Vader, and Rebel Alliance logo available only at Walt Disney World Resort. These come just in time for the iconic May the 4th celebration tomorrow. I know I’ll be strutting in that acid wash tee for sure!

Starting this month, the incredible diversity of our fans will also be celebrated around the world with products rolling out from licensees and retailers including Amazon, BoxLunch, Funko, Kohl’s, and Torrid, with more to come in Europe and Latin America. Check out some of my personal faves below and keep an eye out on their websites and stores for these products and more!

In June, our friends over at Funko will have a plethora of new Pop! vinyl figures in screaming color including Stitch and Wall-E (a Funko.com exclusive). Plus, poor unfortunate souls will be delighted at an Ursula Pop! Vinyl figure, a Hot Topic exclusive, coming in June!

Speaking of Hot Topic, they have even more colorful products available online now to help you celebrate, such as some cute Disney Lilo & Stitch Rainbow Stitch Crew Socks, an adjustable Loungefly Disney Mickey Mouse Rainbow Passport Crossbody Bag, and Disney Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love Slide SandalsWith these accessories, you’ll bring color wherever you go!

Torrid also has some rainbow-filled items to help you get in the spirit of Pride! Check out their Ursula Rainbow Hi Neck Tank, Mickey & Friends Rainbow Crop Leggings, and Stitch Rainbow Slash Top—all available May 25!

We also have some awesome tees and sweatshirts from Amazon that will take you to a galaxy far, far, away with BB-8, to a tropical oasis with Stitch, and even on your most heroic feats with the Avengers!

Our pals at Kohl’s are getting in on the rainbow fun, too! Check out the Star Wars Pride Rainbow Lightsabers Tee and Mickey Mouse Multicolor Cubic Zirconia Necklace, available now along with a variety of other tees coming over the next month!

As noted by Disney, “In celebration of Pride Month 2021 and the company’s Pride collection, The Walt Disney Company is donating funds as part of our ongoing commitment to organizations around the world that support LGBTQ+ communities.”

We have seen Disney become even more inclusive with their park map for Disney’s Hollywood Studios showcasing what seems to be two men skipping hand in hand towards Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway. Many Marvel characters have included LGBTQ characters such as Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Peter Quill AKA Star-Lord, as well as the underground Captain America. Kelly Marie Tran has also said that Raya, from Raya and the Last Dragon, is gay, and Johnny Depp has said the same about Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean. 

It is great that there is now more merchandise for Guests to purchase to celebrate Pride this year!

What do you think about this Pride Collection coming to Disney Parks? Let us know in the comments!

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