If you haven’t been to the Disney Studio Store and Ghirardelli Soda Fountain you need to go. Especially if you’re a Disney pin fan. Not only do they feature Ghirardelli chocolate everywhere (including their famous hot fudge sundaes), but the … Continue reading Disney Studio Store Hollywood – Pin Trading 201
Guaranteed pins and guaranteed fun! There are many ways to trade and collect pins. You can, of course, trade with cast members in the parks or with fellow pin traders at both the parks and events. You can wait in … Continue reading Pin Collecting Events – Disney Pin Trading 201
Pin trading, especially for someone new or relatively new to the hobby can be daunting. There are many things to learn in order to make the best choices when trading and a great number of resources to help you discern … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: Resources
The Cinderella Pin Trading Event hosted by the Disney Studio Store Hollywood is this year’s royal ball of pin trading, but did the glass slipper fit? Or did it shatter into pieces as when Lady Tremaine smashed it against the … Continue reading Cinderella Pin Trading Event Review – Did the Glass Slipper Fit?
This Spring, two big pin events are coming your way, one on each coast. At Disneyland is a special event called Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas at Disneyland in June, and at Walt Disney World, Rebel Rendezvous launches Star Wars … Continue reading Two Big Pin Events This Spring Coast-to-Coast: Get Your Pin On!
If you’re visiting Walt Disney World, you would think that the best Disney shopping is at World of Disney or maybe the Emporium on Main Street of the Magic Kingdom. Both are extensive and great. For pin trading, you’d probably … Continue reading Hidden Treasures: Disney’s Character Warehouse in Orlando
To celebrate the Enchanted Tiki Room’s 50th anniversary at Disneyland park, the folks at Disney decided to celebrate with an all out pin trading, Vinylmation, collectible merchandise buying extravaganza. Featuring of course the beloved totems and animals of the Tiki … Continue reading Enchanted Tiki Room 50th Anniversary Event
UPDATE MARCH 2015: Since these posts are still live on my blog, I thought I should let you know that DSF has done a remarkably better job with their pin releases in general. They have also raised their LE on … Continue reading Pin Trading Events – Disney Soda Fountain (Part 2 of 3)
The 50th Anniversary Enchanted Tiki Room pin trading event is coming up in June and if tickets are still available, I would suggest going if you love pin trading. If it’s anything like the Sci-Fi Academy held two years ago, … Continue reading Pin Trading Events – What are they like? What can I expect? – Pin Trading Nights (Part 1 of 3)
Animal Kingdom’s 15th anniversary will surely be celebrated in many ways but recently I got to take part in a fun one for pin trading fiends like myself – the D23 Pin Trading Day at Walt Disney Imagineering! Held on … Continue reading Celebrating Animal Kingdom’s 15th Anniversary D23 Pin Trading Style!