Attn: Orange Bird Fans, a New Vintage Merchandise Collection is Coming Soon to Walt Disney World!

Orange Bird Merchandise

The 50th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort has brought with it lots of new merchandise collections Disney fans everywhere are sure to love, with new EARidescent styles, retro throwback items from 1971 when the Magic Kingdom opened, and more. The Disney Parks Blog just shared a sneak peek at new collections created just for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, and they include brand new Orange Bird styles, updates to the popular Vault Collection, and more!

Orange Bird Merchandise

Credit: Disney

The new Disney Vault Orange Bird Collection will debut this spring with items inspired by retro looks from the 1970s when Orange Bird made his first appearance. Orange Bird is now a classic Disney Parks character with a unique history drawn from the Florida Citrus Commission, and this adorable bird is a favorite among fans shopping for vintage Disney looks.

Included in the Disney Vault Orange Bird Collection will be a denim jacket and flower power dress created just for Disney’s Dress Shop, as well as a character crossbody bag, a button-down shirt for men, and more items that will be announced soon.

EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise - Orange Bird Collection

Credit: Disney

For more Orange Bird looks, plan to do some shopping at this year’s EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. Whether you opt to order an orange lemon smoothie in a souvenir Orange Bird sipper from the Citrus Blossom outdoor kitchen, or stock up on Orange Bird ear headbands and apparel, the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival is always a wonderful time of year to shop items inspired by this memorable Disney character.

Have enough Orange Bird merch? The updates coming soon to the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary collection have something for every Disney fan. EARidescent lovers will find a modernized take on EARidescent styles with Minnie ear headbands, a Loungefly backpack, and more all inspired by the blue and gold tones of the turrets of Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom Park.

Disney Balloon Collection

Credit: Disney

The Disney Vault Collection will be further expanded with the new Balloon Collection, which features an iconic Mickey Mouse balloon print that was originally used in the design for shopping backs when Walt Disney World opened. Once available later this spring, Guests will find this print on clothing and accessories including bucket hats, spirit jerseys, backpacks, and more.

Lastly, the new Celebration Collection which was the first new line of merchandise to kick off the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World last year will be expanded to include new pieces for the whole family. Items will include new Dooney and Bourke bags, apparel for adults and children, and plush of Goofy, Donald, and Daisy dressed in their EARidescent celebration outfits.

Celebration Collection

Credit: Disney

When these collections launch later this spring, they will be available for purchase in multiple Disney park locations around Walt Disney World with select items making their way to as well. If you are visiting Walt Disney World prior to July 4, 2022, you can shop Orange Bird merchandise at this year’s EPCOT International Festival of the Arts in the theme park through the summer holiday, or check for festival items on shopDisney while they last.

P.S. The Citrus Swirl has returned to the Sunshine Tree Terrace in the Magic Kingdom, so you can stop by before or after your next trip to the Enchanted Tiki Room to pick up this Disney classic treat inspired by Orange Bird!

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.