Disney Store SLAMMED As Holiday Shoppers Crowd In

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What better place to shop for presents is there than Walt Disney World?

As we approach the holiday season at Disney World, many Guests are buying their last-minute gifts while on property. Walt Disney World has so many specialty shops and amazing storefronts for Guests to choose from, offering seemingly limitless unique and exclusive merchandise options for Disney fans. At Disney Springs, the shopping gets even more intense as Guests are surrounded by an immense selection of themed shops and boutiques.

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By far, one of the most popular places to shop in Disney Springs is World of Disney, one of the biggest retailers of Disney merchandise in the entire world. Here Guests can find Disney shirts, stuffed animals, cups, bags, plates, pins, and all sorts of Disney-fied things. But since the holidays are just around the corner, more and more Guests have been piling into this megastore to grab those last-minute gifts. One user on TikTok posted a video capturing just how crazy the store got over the weekend. User Beautynbeastdw (@beautynbeastdw) filmed the crowds as seen below:

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As you can see in the video, Guests are practically lined out the door waiting to check out. While this is quite shocking, it is not entirely surprising as the holidays always mark a busy time for Walt Disney World. And now, with the Resort celebrating its 50th anniversary, it makes perfect sense that the crowds would reach insane levels.

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See World of Disney’s official description below:

Imaginations will soar while browsing this staggering selection of fabulous finds! Whether treating yourself or picking up the perfect gift, you’ll discover the world’s largest collection of Disney merchandise—from apparel, accessories, Mickey Ears and home décor to toys, pins, plush, souvenirs and so much more.

Find 50th Anniversary Celebration Merchandise
Bring home your very own piece of The World’s Most Magical Celebration. To honor the 50th anniversary celebration of Walt Disney World Resort, we are releasing merchandise collections filled with must-have mementos that will bring a smile to Disney fans of all ages!

While select shops throughout Walt Disney World Resort will be carrying 50th anniversary celebration merchandise, World of Disney is proud to host the following collections:

Celebration Collection 
Heading to the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration with a big group of family or friends? Stroll down Main Street, U.S.A. in your new “Disney look” courtesy of the Celebration Collection. Choose from a wide range of items designed to complement each other, or create your own individual look from pieces you can mix-and-match to create the perfect celebration wardrobe!

Disney Castle Collection 
Give a regal nod to Cinderella Castle with items from our Disney Castle Collection. Inspired by the world-famous icon, this collection offers everything from collectibles––like ornaments and charms––to castle-inspired attire. Find just the right memento to forever remember the most magical of occasions.

EARidescent Collection – Coming Soon
Imagine wrapping yourself—from head to toe—in the shimmer of The World’s Most Magical Celebration. Find the perfect apparel item or accessory to help you shine bright during this very special time. When you don pieces from the EARidescent Collection, you’ll feel like you’re part of the magic… because you are!

Have you ever seen crowds like this at Disney Springs? What’s the longest line you’ve waited in at Disney World?

Let the expert team at Academy Travel help you plan your next magical vacation to Disney World’s water parks, four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — and the Disney Springs shopping and dining district!

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