You’ve decided to go on a family trip to Disney! That’s amazing! Now there is something you’re going to need… Disney family shirts! The good news is there is no shortage of amazing Disney family shirts you can find nowadays but sometimes all the sheer amount of shirts can be overwhelming, so we’ve gone through the effort of bringing you the best Disney family vacation shirts out there today!
There are many options out there when it comes to Disney family shirts. You can go with classic Mickey and Minnie shirts, Disney ride shirts, Star Wars shirts, Toy Story themed, holiday themed designs and more! Below we will list all the best in each category so you can find the best Disney family shirts for your trip.
What Make Great Disney Family Shirts
Not all Disney family shirts are made alike and we feel there are some very specific and distinct things that set apart ok shirts from great ones.
Personally we are picky about our shirts and we aren’t found of 100% cotton shirts for a few reasons. One being that 1oo% cotton shirts shrink more when they are washed, they aren’t as comfortable and when you are in the Florida heat they are not very breathable.
We prefer Cotton/Polyester blend shirts as they are true to size, they are ultra comfortable and much better performance in the heat.
We are a bit picky about designs that we create or recommend in any Disney family shirts list. We prefer unique designs that are unlike anything else you can find out there on Etsy, direct from Disney or any other place you can get family Disney shirts.
On top of everything else we want Disney World family shirts that will last long after your family vacation. Some people may not care as much about this because they figure they will wear them once or twice on their trip but if you’re going to spend the money on family Disney shirts we think they should be shirts that last a long time.
10 Hilarious & Unique Disney Family Shirts
Below you will find our picks for the best Disney family shirts you will find for your next Disney vacation. These shirts are not only unique and funny but also are super comfy and durable shirts that will last long after your trip.
Disney Ride Shirts
One of the most popular types of Disney family shirts are ones that celebrate fan favorite rides at Walt Disney World. Usually these shirts are made for fans of these attractions that involve inside jokes, history of the ride and/or a tagline from the ride. Below are some of our favorites.
One of the most popular rides in all of Disney World is the PeopleMover! It’s a classic, it’s iconic and it reminds people of a simpler time. What is a better way to celebrate everyone’s love of this ride than by this best selling retro styled PeopleMover shirt. This shirt is made as a homage to the original PeopleMover poster that was released when the ride came out in 1967 and is sure to be a hit on your vacation.
There may be no other ride at Disney that is more iconic than The Haunted Mansion. When you think of classic Disney this ride is what many will think about and this shirt is a great way to celebrate this ride and the history of it.
Classic Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Matching Disney Shirts
There probably isn’t more of an iconic type of Disney family shirts than matching Disney shirts that feature Mickey Mouse and/or Minnie Mouse. If you’ve ever been to the Disney Parks no doubt you have seen numerous families with matching shirts featuring these iconic characters so it’s probably no surprise that we have featured these shirts on our list.
Disney Family Vacation Shirts
Very similar to the Classic Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse shirts, Disney family vacation shirts are the next most common type of t shirt you will see walking around the Disney Parks. These are usually in the matching Disney shirts category and many times are customizable so your actual family name is on the shirts which is a great way to celebrate your family vacation but it’s also an amazing souvenir that your family will love and every time they see the shirt they will remember the memories that were made on that trip.
Baby Yoda Star Wars Shirt
Ever since Baby Yoda showed up in the galaxy a few years ago in the Disney+ series “The Mandolorian” he has been a favorite of those looking for Disney family shirts for their trips. While there are many to choose from we love this version as it plays the tagline “This Is The Way” in a funny Disney park way with having Mando taking Baby Yoda to Disney for the first time. It’s probably one of the more funny family Disney shirts you’ll find out there and easily makes our list for the best Disney family shirts.
Disney World 50th Anniversary Shirt
If you’re going to Disney in 2022 then you’re probably aware that Disney is celebrating their 50th Anniversary all year long. A funny way to celebrate the anniversary by paying homage not only to Disney but also The Office (when Dwight makes a banner for Kelly that says It Is Your Birthday) then you’ll love this shirt. This is a little bit of an inside joke but if you’re a fan of The Office and Disney then you’ll love this shirt and get why it’s in our list of Disney family shirts.
Magic Kingdom Dessert Party Shirt
Now that fireworks and fireworks parties are back at Disney this shirt is a great way to celebrate that fact and also loving the hub grass in the Magic Kingdom. If you’re unfamiliar with hub grass, this is the area in the hub of the Magic Kingdom that is grassy and you can relax here during the day but if you book a dessert party you can view Enchantment from this area.
RIP Fastpass Shirt
Disney recently did away with their FastPass+ system that had been in place for over a decade and replaced it with their new Genie+ paid system. As a funny homage to Fastpass+ going away this is one of the funny family Disney shirts you will find and one that always gets a chuckle from cast members when you wear it in the parks.
Dole Ship Shirt
There is no other iconic snack in all of Disney than the Dole Whip! For many a Disney vacation is incomplete unless a Dole Whip is enjoyed at least once. There are many Disney family shirts that celebrate Dole Whip but this one is our favorite and is very simple… Give Me Dole Whip. It doesn’t make any qualms about what you want and always gets a reaction from cast members and park goers alike.
Mountain Trekker Shirt
You may not be aware but there are magical mountains at Disney and this shirt celebrates the Mountains of Disney’s 3 main mountains;
- Splash Mountain
- Space Mountain
- Big Thunder
There aren’t many family Disney shirts that incorporate 3 rides on one shirt but this one does it well and we like how it’s more of a subtle hint at the parks and people could easily overlook the purpose of the shirt, it’s a little sly in that way.
Now that Marvel is a Disney property you are seeing more Marvel attractions, theming and more show up in the Disney Parks. So it’s no surprise that there is a rise in people wanting more Marvel shirts when they are heading to the Disney Parks.
In our opinion it’s a travesty that there isn’t more Tangled representation in the Disney Parks. That hasn’t stopped park goers from wanting more Disney family shirts themed after Tangled and Rapunzel as she is a fan favorite Disney princess. Our favorite in this category is a subtle hint to Tangled as it’s the “Lost Princess Frying Pan Co” which pays homage to Rapunzel’s favorite weapon of choice and what she is often referred to in the movies. The aged look of this shirt ads to the look and feel of it and we absolutely love it!
Game Of Throne Themed Disney Shirts
These shirts are inspired by Game of Thrones and are one of the most unique Disney family shirts that you will find. Each park has it’s own design or “House” if you are speaking in GOT terminology and while all of the parks are unique and funny in their own right, our favorite is the Epcot “We Drink And Know Things” shirt design.
Elements Disney Shirts
If you remember the periodic table of elements from when you were in school you probably don’t recall there being any “Disney Elements” on there but this design is simple but funny in how it recalls the periodic table of elements but Disney-fies them. There is an element for each park and in each you’ll see the park name, it’s “Elements” and the number is the year the park opened. This is one of the most unique Disney family shirts you’ll find out there and is always a hit when you were these to the parks.
3 reasons to get some disney world family vacation shirts for your next disney trip
So maybe you’re not a complete Disney nut, maybe your family is big into Disney and you’re not and/or you’re just on the fence about if you should get Disney shirts for your Disney trip. Below we will list out some fun reasons why you should at least, consider getting some Disney inspired shirts for your next vacation.
1) Disney Family Shirts Are Fun
This one may seem a little obvious or cheesy but it is a lot of fun wearing either matching or at least unique Disney family shirts that show certain aspects about Disney World that you love. I can’t even tell you the amount of times when we’re at Disney World that people have commented on how they like the shirts we’re wearing, where can they find them and even just meeting awesome new people by starting a conversation based around the Disney shirt we’re wearing. It really does make your Disney World trip even just a little more fun, magical and helps get you in the Disney spirit.
2) matching disney vacation shirts are actually safer
Nobody likes to talk about this side of any family vacation, especially a Disney vacation but if you have little ones in your family that can walk or even teenagers, they could easily get lost in the giant crowds of people that visit the parks everyday. Having a little one ourself it’s a horrible thing to imagine but having matching shirts as a family can make it much easier to find your family members if they happen to have wandered off or even some of the older members of your family that decide to gaze off and look at the castle instead of going into Adventureland with everyone else.
Knowing their shirt color and design can make it easier for you to spot family members and God forbid if you can’t find them and had to get a cast member for help and you could point to your shirt as the exact thing they are wearing can help them find them much quicker. Again, it’s not a fun topic to talk about but even if you don’t get any Disney family shirts, it’s an important topic to have a plan for when going on any sort of family vacation.
3) Disney World family shirts are great souvenirs
Everybody loves souvenirs from their Disney World vacations, heck, even people who don’t go to Disney with you will ask for a souvenir to bring back home for them. Our family loves Disney parks merchandise as much as they next Disney fan, but there is something really cool about having a shirt that is unique and you can have something that everytime you wear it or see it, you will be reminded of your family vacation. Maybe it was overcoming a fear and riding that scary ride you didn’t want to ride, or riding Splash Mountain and getting soaked or just spending quality time with your family at the parks. Whatever the memory, Disney family vacation shirts can be a great keepsake from your family trips.
If you’re looking for Disney World family shirts we hope you found this article helpful in helping you narrow down with Disney shirts to choose for your Disney vacation. Whether you decide to go with matching Disney shirts, Star Wars shirts or any other type of t shirt for your trip we hope you have a great trip and create memories that will last a lifetime.