Registration Fees Required for Disney Trading Night Events

The once-free Disney Trading Night events now require guests to pay a registration fee. The next Disney Trading Night is scheduled for February 27 from 6-9 p.m. at Veracruz A in Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. In the past these trading nights were free for attendees.

A Weekend of Bonus Savings at the Disney Store

If you're in a shopping mood, head over to the Disney Store where you'll find a bonus 40 percent off select merchandise!

The bonus 40 percent off sale is good on a variety of merchandise including toys, home decor, clothing, accessories, collectibles, and even Disney Parks Products.

New Merchandise is Blooming for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival returns to Walt Disney World on March 5 and guests will have a chance to "pick" some great merchandise.

The topiary artwork from 2013 returns to the festival this year with designs created by Disney's Yellow Shoes Marketing group, including a Minnie Mouse wind chime, a Donald Duck garden stake, and a Mickey Mouse garden figurine.

13 Reflections of Evil Trading Event Set for Friday, September 13

The 13: Reflections of Evil trading event is set to take place at the World Showcase in Epcot from September 13-15. The event promises several days of "chills, thrills, and all around frightful fun" for those in attendance.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 12

It may be the most egg-cellent Easter Egg Hunt ever! This Limited Time Magic surprise sends guests on a spring time quest through Epcot (theme park admission required) exploring nooks and crannies of the park to locate special eggs and mark the spots with stickers on a quest map. This fun filled Vinylmation event will be going on March 18 through March 24, 2013 at Walt Disney World.

To Start Your Quest

Your Favorite Sea Turtles Immortalized in Vinylmation

Everyone's favorite Sea Turtles, Crush and Squirt, from Disney-Pixar's Finding Nemo have been immortalized in Vinylmation. Released in a limited edition of 1,250 you can take home your set starting on January 18, 2013 for $64.95 plus tax.

Crush stands at a stout 9-inches high while his little dude Squirt is just an adorable 3-inches tall. A perfect pair of to join your surf through life, these two are sure to bring back the fondest memories of a most loved Disney-Pixar film.

Annual Disney Trading Event Coming to Epcot This September

Fans of Disney pin and Vinylmation trading take note: this year's annual Disney Trading event is set to take place September 7-9 at Epcot. The theme for this year's trading extravaganza is "Mickey's Circus."

Two days of Mickey's Circus will be dedicated to pin trading. There are some 26 pins designed specifically for this event including boxed sets, individual pins and Passholder-only pins.

The Florida Project Takes Place at Epcot This Weekend

Epcot will be the place for many dedicated pin traders this weekend as it is set to host the Disney Trade Celebration. This year's event, called the Florida Project, starts today and focuses on giving pin and Vinylmation enthusiasts opportunities to swap pins, participate in silent auctions and meet Disney pin artist and developers.

Today and Saturday are focused on pin trading from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guests can expect a wide variety of pins, some featuring a retro or nostalgic feel as WDW gears up to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

New Disney Vinylmation Collectibles Unveiled

Attention Disney collectors! This week, Disney has chosen to debut two new Vinylmation collections at this year's Comi-Con.

First is the Robots Vinylmation series which was unveiled just two days ago at the annual convention. This line takes a cue and inspiration from wind-up toys of the 1950's.

There are a dozen of the three-inch figures that sell for $9.95 as well as three
nine-inch figures that retail for $39.95. Look for this line to be available for purchase in Disney stores today.

Vinylmation Villains: At a Store Near You

There are some of us who don't entirely get the Disney Vinylmation phenomenon. However, there must be some collectors out there who do, because Disney Vinylmation has recently released a new villains collection.

The Mickey-shaped pieces depict a host of those Disney characters who lurk on the dark side, including the fur-loving Cruella DeVille and the witch that plagued Snow White. Each piece costs right around $10 and are readily available online or in Disney stores across the country.

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Five Great Gifts for Disney Loving Dads

We're in full on shopping mode at my house, with secret Santa names being picked and everyone trying to find the best gifts possible for everyone. If you're wondering what sort of gifts to buy for your Disney guys we've got five fabulous ideas! My favorite? The Twenty-Eight and Main duffle... read on!

Must Have Souvenirs from Walt Disney World

We've all experienced that moment at Walt Disney World when you walk into a store on property and your eyes light up because you've found "it" - the perfect souvenir. For some it's an ear hat or a photo frame or a coffee mug. If you have kids you know all too well that for them, the perfect souvenir is everything in the store.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 17

There's a party going on and you're all invited! April April 22 to April 28, 2013 Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Disney's Animal Kingdom Park by throwing a "Party for the Planet." Come join the festivities centered around this Earth Week event and meet some of your favorite Disney Characters, purchase collectable merchandise, then try out some sweet treats!

Mouse Vault: A Vinylmation Resource App

If you've been to the Disney Parks in the past several years, you've probably seen displays of Mickey-shaped plastic figurines decorated to look like other other characters, rides, or seemingly random colorful designs. Those little plastic Mickeys are called Vinylmations. They can be bought or traded at Disney parks and Disney stores in several countries.

New runDisney Vinylmations for 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

There's a new Vinylmation in town! Recently announced is the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Vinylmation. The new figure will be released on January 10, 2013 and will retail for $12.95. It is not clear if it will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo or just at D-Street in Downtown Disney.

2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Merchandise

The 17th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is not only a delight for foodies that come out to play, but a wonderful place to get some shopping done! From the wine cellar and broad array of housewares at the Festival Center to fun merchandise booths scattered around World Showcase Lagoon there's more than enough variety to find the perfect souvenir for the foodie in your family.

More 40th Anniversary Disney Parks Merchandise

We reported on some of the great Walt Disney World 40th Anniversary Merchandise not too long ago, and we've recently found some more that we think you'll love (we sure do!).

Messenger Bag
First up -- a messenger bag. Decorated with the original Magic Kingdom logo, this extremely soft and durable-looking bag will make happy anyone who has to tote around several thing each day.