What’s New at Disney World’s Hotels: The FIRST 2023 Merchandise!

Happy Halloween, DFB Friends!

Contemporary Resort

Yes, it’s August, but the Halloween decorations have arrived in Magic Kingdom, the first Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has happened, and Halloween snacks have hit the parks! So that officially makes it spooky season, right? While we’ve been busy enjoying all the Halloween festivities, we’ve also popped into the Disney World hotels to see what’s new! 

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Merchandise Updates

BVG Gifts

The Villains Spirit Jersey we first spotted in Disneyland has arrived! The front has Disney villains on it…

ALL the villains!

…while the back says “Up to no good!” This spirit jersey is $74.99.

Spirit Jersey

We also spotted a cute Minnie Backpack in case you’re looking for a bag to carry your things around the parks.

New park bag?

The backpack is $39.99.

Tour a Fireworks View Room at Disney’s Contemporary Resort


If you’re a Disney Vacation Club member, you can get an exclusive Halloween DVC Pin!

Spooky pin!

The pin is $9.99.

Here Are The ENTERTAINMENT and CHARACTERS at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Merchandise Updates

Moana Mercantile

Well, it’s that time of the year — the 2023 Disney World Calendar has arrived. That’s right, pack up your 2022 stuff. It’s time to move on to the next year already (well, almost!).

2023 calendar!

The calendar is $16.99.

Here’s The Best Disney Luggage for 2023

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Construction Updates

The construction over where Spirit of Aloha used to be is still going on.


This will eventually be a new DVC building! We’ll continue to look for updates on this in the coming months.

Take A FULL Tour of The ‘Moana’ Rooms at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Merchandise Updates

Sandy Cove

At Sandy Cove, we again spotted the 2023 calendar, along with some other items, including some new-to-us Alex and Ani Bangle Bracelets. There’s Belle for $54.99


Ohana for $49.99

Ohana means family

…and Aladdin for $59.99.

A whole new world

Are you in need of a new Pink Sparkle Notebook?

Fun notebook!

Grab this Disney-themed one now for $19.99.

Tour the NEW Resort Studios at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort With Us!

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Construction Updates

The upcoming Boardwalk Deli has its sign up now!

The sign is up!

The new restaurant has hours listed on Disney World’s website as of August 15th!

Here’s The FULL MENU and PRICES Revealed for Disney World’s Boardwalk Deli!

Thtat’s all that’s new for now. If you’re looking for a place to stay while you’re in Disney World, here are the best hotels for first-timers, as well as a complete ranking of ALL Disney World hotels!

Once you’ve chosen your hotel, making reservations is as easy as hopping on the Disney World website and booking that trip. But if you’d rather have a travel agent do it for you (and save you a lot of time — and even potentially some money!), we highly recommend our friends at Small World VacationsStay tuned for more Disney news.

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