Build-A-Bear Offers Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Gift Bundle

Disney World 50th Build A Bear

Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration is nearing its halfway mark. The 50th anniversary of its opening, which was officially marked on October 1, 2021, is so big that it spans over 18 months! So far, we have seen Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure open and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will be shortly, a new nighttime spectacular at Magic Kingdom and Epcot, special treats, the return of parades and character hugs, and, of course, 50th anniversary merchandise! During this year and a half event, special food items and souvenirs will continue to be released in the parks and on to commemorate this milestone.

Mickey & Minnie 50th Anniversary Outfits
Many things at Walt Disney World have received a “glow-up” for the 50th anniversary celebration including Cinderella’s castle, Mickey and Minnie’s outfits, select entrees and treats, and of course, specially designed merchandise! Photo by Disney

Build-A-Bear has long-parntered with Disney, offering clothing and accessories from select Disney characters. This past month, Build-A-Bear released a Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration gift bundle! Included are a stuffed Mickey Mouse, a t-shirt reading “I’m going to Walt Disney World”, a 1st Visit button, a 5-in-1 sound chip that greets you and invites you to take him on some rides, and a draw string bear carrier stamped with a Walt Disney World logo. All of the accessories coordinate with the gold and blue colors chosen for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary and are sold for a price $64.95. It is limited to online sales only; this commemorative bundle is not able to be purchased in-store.

Disney World 50th Build-A-Bear
The Build-A-Bear 50th Anniversary gift bundle not only comes with a talking Mickey, but with all of the accessories shown above! Photo courtesy of Disney

The “bundle” is a package deal, meaning that the coordinating accessories are not able to be purchased separately for a different bear. Currently, the website is showing that 50th anniversary bundle is not able to ship, because at the time of publication, certain accessories are not in stock.  However, it is not listed as sold out, which means to keep checking back, as guests will be able to order again once supplies are restocked! If you’re able to snag this limited release item, it will make a perfect gift for surprising someone with their first trip to Disney World. Not only will they get the lasting memories of the vacation, but also a cute and snuggly keepsake for years to come!

Walt Disney World Family with Balloons
Nothing beats surprising your loved one with a trip to The Most Magical Place on Earth! Next time you do, consider using Build-A-Bear to help you with the surprise! Photo courtesy of Disney

Additional Build-A-Bear Disney Characters

If you are not able to wait for the 50th anniversary bundle to restock, but still want to use Build-A-Bear as a way to surprise your loved one with an upcoming trip to Disney, you can choose other Disney-inspired character plushes such as Stitch, Olaf, and Zero. You can also choose your own plush and accessorize with character-inspired clothing, crowns, voices/songs and scents. Also available are Disney themed gift sets, pre-chosen animals dressed in Disney-character inspired clothing and accessories. Whether you choose to build your own or purchase a gift set, you have the option of recording your own voice. Use this as another opportunity to announce an upcoming trip!

Disney Build-A-Bears
Minnie Mouse, Ariel, Kristoff, and Aurora are just some of the characters from which to choose when purchasing a Disney-inspired Build-A-Bear! Photos courtesy of Build-A-Bear

These Build-A-Bear creations make wonderful mascots for your vacation and will remain treasured for years to come. Will you be adding the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary Build a Bear to your souvenir collection? Will you use it to surprise someone with the news that they are going to Disney World? Let us know in the comments below!

Feature Photo Courtesy of Disney

Written by

Shelley Wehler

Contributing Writer

Shelley is a stay-at-home mother of two girls living outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. Her love of all things Disney has grown even more as she sees the magic come alive through the lens of her young daughters. She spends her free time keeping up with the latest in Disney news and daydreaming of her next trip to the parks!

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