Walt Disney World sure knows how to celebrate a big milestone! Although the mouse that started it all turned 90 last November, his birthday celebration is set to continue well into this new year. From the Mickey and Minnie meet and greet in their birthday best in Magic Kingdom to special desserts and merchandise, the festive feeling can be found all over the Most Magical Place on Earth! Even Disney’s shopping and dining district is getting in on this birthday fun. Here are some of the current birthday offerings at Disney Springs!
Ghirardelli Soda Fountain
Starting last November, Ghirardelli created a sundae that was just perfect for celebrating Mickey’s big birthday. Although this sweet treat was assumed to be a limited time offering, Ghirardelli’s Magical Birthday Sundae has returned to celebrate the main mouse once again! This sundae features creamy vanilla ice cream topped with hot fudge sauce, whipped cream, rainbow birthday sprinkles, and two chocolate-dipped waffle cone ears. Available for $13.45, this celebratory sundae is a perfect treat for any Mickey lover!
Havianas is the Disney Springs hot spot for all things flip flops! With flip flops featuring your favorite Disney characters along with over 300 other unique and colorful designs, it’s worth the trip over to check them out. As for Mickey’s 90th, Havianas offers quite a few designs created just for the occasion. From a classic Steamboat Willie design in honor of the cartoon that started it all, to other various decades of Mickey like a 1990’s Boy Band inspired pair or a 1970’s Groovy inspired pair. No matter which flip flops you choose, you’re sure to turn some heads at the Disney resort pools!
When it comes to Disney-inspired clothing pieces, UNIQLO is the place to go! From graphic tees starting at $9.90 to snuggly sweatshirts that make the perfect souvenir, UNIQLO has becoming Disney fashion staple within Disney Springs. It’s no surprise that this creative company jumped on the opportunity to design Mickey on a line of products just for his big birthday! Their designs feature classic sketches of Mickey along with an array of artistic interpretations that express the Disney icon in new ways. If you find a piece you love, but your size is not available, there is an online store as well so you can have a package waiting for you when you return from your vacation!
Are sunglasses more your style? There’s a Mickey-inspired design for those as well! Just in time for Mickey’s 90th birthday, Ray-Ban has created a pair featuring color illustrations that are sure to show off your love of Mickey. The design featured artwork by Jeff Shelly, which makes them a true treasure and collector’s item! Grab a pair for the whole family with shades available in both adult and child sizes for a limited time.
World of Disney
Last but certainly not least, Walt Disney World’s largest gift shop on property is chock full of birthday goodies featuring the one and only Mickey Mouse. With a whole line of merchandise created just for this milestone, guests can expect to find almost anything their heart desires to take home from mugs to plushes to treats and more! With the recent renovation of World of Disney, the new layout even features an area devoted to Mickey Mouse. How perfect is that? A real show stopper in the merchandise category for the 90th birthday celebration is a limited release pair of plush Mickey and Minnie dolls from the original 1933 pattern. If you’re a huge Disney history fan or know someone who is, this is an awesome find!
As you can see 2019 is still all about Mickey Mouse at Disney’s shopping and dining district. Although the birthday celebration will eventually come to an end, it’s great to know that those who couldn’t party it up with Mickey in November have the chance to get in a little celebration fun all of these months later! Keep an eye out for other birthday celebration offerings happening for a limited time.