2022 Disney Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Disney, Star Wars and Marvel Fans

The most wonderful time of the year is a lot more enjoyable when you don’t have to stress about holiday shopping. Luckily, if you have a Disneyphile on your list, we’re here to make it as easy as saying “Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo!” From home to tech and toys to books, here are the best Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel gifts, guaranteed to add some extra magic to your favorite Disney fan’s new year.

Clothing and Accessories

Columbia Star Wars Collection Inspired by The Clone Wars

Columbia has unveiled their annual winter Star Wars collection, this year inspired by animated series “The Clone Wars.” The limited-edition collection incorporates Columbia’s award-winning Omni-Heat Infinity technology and designs inspired by the series’ most iconic characters: Obi-wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Ahsoka Tano. The collection launches Friday, Dec. 2 and if past years are any indication, it will sell out quickly so set those alarms for 12:01am EDT.

Starting at $40; columbia.com

Disney Mickey Mouse Hard-Rolling Suitcases, 3-Piece Set

Founded in 2004 by Justin Timberlake, FŪL luggage blends signature style with lightweight durability. Collaborations with Disney, Star Wars and Marvel put iconic characters like Darth Vader, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Spider-Man on the face of functional — and stylish — luggage, perfect for vacations to Disney and beyond. A best selling collection, FŪL’s textured Mickey Mouse hard-sided spinner suitcases come in three sizes so there’s always a perfect fit for any length of trip.

$499, ful.com

Star Wars Grogu Slippers

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Never underestimate the power of a cozy pair of slippers. Force-sensitive little ones can keep toes warm with these adorable Grogu plush slippers with a rubber grip sole.

$34.95; gap.com

Pottery Barn Kids Disney Princess Castles Organic Pajama Set

Cozy up your little princess in organic Turkish cotton, Disney Princess-adorned jammies. Perfect for nestling all snug in their beds on cold winter nights.

$46; potterybarn.com

Vera Bradley x Star Wars Darth Vader Collection

A softer take on the Dark Side, this Vera Bradley collection starring Darth Vader includes a crossbody bag, backpack and tote, all featuring embroidered exterior designs and an interior fabric lining of florals and spaceships. Each piece is consciously crafted using 50% recycled cotton.

Starting at $75, shopdisney.com

Disney and Pixar Lokai Bracelet

A great all-ages stocking stuffer, Lokai bracelets are infused with elements from the highest and lowest points on earth: water from Mt. Everest and mud from the Dead Sea. Waterproof, unbreakable, and available in sizes for kids and adults, Lokai bracelets come in Marvel, Disney, and Star Wars designs and $1 from each bracelet sold is donated to Make-A-Wish.

$22; lokai.com

Stoney Clover Lane x Star Wars Grogu Plush Fanny Pack

Star Wars—but make it fashion. Stoney Clover Lane’s pouches, bags and travel accessories have a cult following that seems to grow exponentially every time they reveal a new collection. Some of the most popular collections come from collaborations with Star Wars and Disney. The Star Wars, Disney Pricess and Mickey & Friends collections all include backpacks, bags, patches, lunch totes and more, with pieces that appeal to both adults and kids, and new designs dropping regularly.

Prices vary; stoneycloverlane.com

Home

Mickey Mouse Double-Flip Waffle Maker

Accept no imitations. This is the closest you’ll ever get in your own kitchen to the real-deal Mickey waffles they serve at Disney’s parks and resorts. To be really authentic, make them with Carbon’s Golden Malted Pancake & Waffle Flour Mix — the same kind Disney uses! This waffle iron makes six waffles at a time and we like to make extras to freeze and reheat in the toaster.

$99.99, shopdisney.com

Ruggable Washable Star Wars Damask Rug

No need to relegate your pop culture paraphernalia to the basement. Ruggable’s machine washable collection of non-slip rugs comes in a range of Star Wars- and Disney-themed designs that run the gamut from muted to vibrant, traditional to contemporary. These rugs have character — literally. Fandom never looked so sophisticated.

Starting at $109, ruggable.com

Star Wars Instant Pot

This is the way — to cook. Prepare your meal in light speed with this 7-function kitchen powerhouse: a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and warmer all in one. Choose from Star Wars Instant Pot designs including R2-D2, Darth Vader, and of course, Grogu.

$99.95; amazon.com

Mickey Mouse Kettle Style Popcorn Popper

At-home movie nights are the best, but sometimes microwave popcorn just doesn’t cut it. This Mickey Mouse kettle-style popper makes eight cups of fresh popcorn in one batch, perfect for those long winter nights in with Disney+.

$79.99; selectbrands.com

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic® The Mandalorian™ Throw

Yoda throw

Who better to help keep you warm while you stream than the ultimate Disney+ darling, Grogu? This buttery soft and machine washable (helpful when you have messy popcorn hands grabbing at it) throw is so snuggly you might want to order a couple to avoid a friendly family Force battle.

$194; saksfifthavenue.com

Mickey Mouse Bronze Kitchen Cart

Entertaining is finally back on the menu! Turn on “Be Our Guest” and wheel out this whimsical bar cart for a magical evening with family and friends.

$499; potterybarn.com

Tech

Garmin
Vivofit Jr. 3

Keeping kids active always gets tougher as the weather gets colder. Help them set and reach fitness goals and even track sleep with a Marvel- or Disney-themed fitness tracker that also features games and interactive experiences.

$89.99, garmin.com

Disney Codeillusion

This is one program that will make want to see your kid on the a device all day. 125 interactive web-based lessons teach game development, web design, media art, and four core programming languages. Created by heavy hitters from the game and comic book industries, Codeillusion blends education with entertainment, teaching coding with the help of Disney characters and stories.

$499, codeillusion.io

Toys

LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy Advent Calendar

‘Tis the season to be a Guardians of the Galaxy fan. Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot and the gang have had a big year. At Walt Disney World, they got their own ride, the epic new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind rollercoaster at EPCOT. And this November, they will star in The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, premiering on Disney+ Nov. 25. To help celebrate the holiday special, LEGO has released a 268-piece Advent calendar with 24 days of mini builds.

$44.99; shopdisney.com

Brio Mickey and Friends Train

Everyone’s favorite old-school wooden train set just got more magical. Compatible with all other Brio train components, the Mickey Mouse Battery Train comes with a battery-powered steam engine, travel wagon, and Mickey Mouse figurine.

$45.97; amazon.com

Experiences

D23 Gold Membership

Gift the ultimate Disney fan membership into the ultimate Disney fan club. A gold membership to D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, includes a special Gold Member Collector Set, a one-year subscription to the beautiful Disney Twenty-Three magazine, access to VIP events and experiences, and discount and special offers.

Starts at $99 for an individual membership; d23.com

Adventures By Disney Family Expedition Cruise

During the Adventures by Disney Antarctica and Patagonia Expedition Cruise, guests will embark on daily boat excursions and hike along Antarctica’s shorelines, catching glimpses of native wildlife like seabirds, penguins and seals in their natural habitat. All offshore excursions are led by naturalists. (PONANT/Olivier Blaud, photographer)

Gift your family an experience — and memories — that will last a lifetime. Adventures By Disney expedition cruises take you and your family far off the beaten path aboard luxurious, purpose-built ships to some of the most remote destinations on the planet like the Norwegian Arctic, Antarctica, and the Galapagos Islands. Disney-trained Adventure Guides and naturalists guide guests on an incredible adventure where they’ll experience breathtaking natural wonders and up-close wildlife like polar bears, reindeer, arctic foxes and walruses in Norway, and whales, seabirds, penguins and seals in Antarctica. Adventures By Disney will handle every detail, from environmentally conscious travel arrangements, including flights and airport transfers, to accommodations and dining.

adventuresbydisney.com

Books

Star Wars Everyday

By Ashley Eckstein

Well known as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” founder of fashion and lifestyle brand Her Universe, and massive Star Wars fan and beacon of positivity and inspiration within the fan community, Ashley Eckstein has penned a new book that helps Star Wars-loving families bring a galaxy far, far away into their homes every single day. The 12-month guide is packed with recipes, crafts, and activities, from Yoda Punch and Cookies for Wookiees to Aurebesh Stacking Stones and Death Star Piñatas.

$35.49, amazon.com

100 Disney Adventures of a Lifetime: Magical Experiences From Around the World

By Marcy Carriker Smothers

From a first haircut at Harmony Barbershop in Magic Kingdom to a pilgrimage to Walt Disney’s birthplace in Chicago, this illustrated treasury by Marcy Carriker Smothers with a foreward by famed former Walt Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde, will for many Disney fans part-memory book, part bucket list — a wonderful gift for the Disney fan who has seemingly done it all, but probably hasn’t.

$28.49, amazon.com

Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman

by Marc Sumerak, Jonah Lobe and Daniel Wallace

If you’ve ever wondered what lies beneath the surface of Marvel’s greatest superheroes and villains, this collection of illustrated anatomical cross sections will shed some light. “Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman” includes illustrations and commentary about the anatomy of more than 60 popular Marvel characters, including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thanos, Mystique, the Thing, Squirrel Girl, Venom, and Groot.

$73.49, amazon.com

Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks: Celebrations Around the World from Fall to Winter

By Graham Allan, Rebecca Cline, and Charlie Price

This behemoth coffee table tome is packed with more than 1,900 stunning photos showcasing the holidays at Disney parks and resorts across the globe. Get a behind-the-scenes look at all that’s gone into conceptualizing and executing Disney’s holiday offerings through the years, from the first Christmas at Disneyland in 1955, to a look back at retired favorites like the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, to present-day seasonal overlays. A must-have for Disney parks history buffs.

$35.49; amazon.com

The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

By Susan Veness

Now in its third edition, this behind-the-scenes look at Walt Disney World’s theme parks is a bit like having a tour guide in your back pocket. With more than 600 secrets and hidden details, even the most expert among parkgoers will find plenty new to learn.

$14.99; target.com

The Disney Monorail: Imagineering a Highway in the Sky

By Jeff Kurtti, Vanessa Hunt and Paul Wolski

A great gift not just for Disney fans, but for any transit enthusiast, this beautiful hardcover book tells the story of Walt Disney’s imagining and development of the first daily operating monorail in the Western Hemisphere. Beautiful photographs and concept art help tell the storied history of the Disney monorail since its launch in 1959.

$26.80; amazon.com

The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook

By Ashley Craft

If there’s one activity that’s been keeping nearly everyone busy during the pandemic, it’s cooking. Disney copycat recipes have always been popular but this year, more than ever, Disney fans who’ve been missing the parks have been hard at work recreating their favorite Disney dishes at home. From turkey legs and Ronto Wraps to churros and Mickey beignets, this Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook helps keep the magic alive in your kitchen.

$13.19, amazon.com

A Gift That Gives Back

Walt Disney Birthplace Paver Stone

Gift a piece of history and help support the restoration and preservation of Walt Disney’s childhood home in Chicago. Purchase a paver stone and you’ll be contributing to the establishment of a new museum and Center for Early Childhood Creativity and Innovation in the home where Walt was born.

$150, thewaltdisneybirthplace.org

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Brooke Geiger McDonald Better Disney

Brooke Geiger McDonald is the national content director for Make It Better Media Group. A Chicago native, she has worked for publications like O, The Oprah Magazine and SHAPE Magazine. She covers theme parks extensively and her work has appeared in Parents, TravelPulse, Attractions Magazine, MSN, Disney Food Blog, and more. Her favorite nonprofits to support include The Walt Disney Birthplace in Chicago and Give Kids the World Village, which provides week-long, cost-free wish vacations to critically ill children and their families from around the world who want to visit Central FloridaFollow her on Instagram @brookegmcdonald and Twitter @BrookeGMcDonald.