Painting Experience

After just being in a Disney Park, the next best thing is finding that perfect souvenir that commemorates your vacation and compliments your own individual style.

Of course, Disney has oodles of options; however, in typical Disney fashion, they also offer unique opportunities to tap into your creative side and make your own Souvenir, making your Disney Vacation that much more special.

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Artist Lead Painting Experiences

Disney Resort guests can register to take one of the three 2-hour long painting classes offered during their stay at the Walt Disney World resort.

Wild About Painting at the Animal Kingdom Lodge on Wednesday afternoons.

Win, Paint, and Show at the Saratoga Springs Resort on Thursday evenings.

Colors of Coronado at the Coronado Springs Resort on Friday afternoons.

painting Experience

Professional artists lead these unique painting experiences who help Disney guests put their creative ideas on canvas. In the end, guests not only walk away with a beautiful creation of their own but a magical memory as well.

Fee: $35

Reservations recommended

Creative Keepsakes

If painting isn’t your thing, have no fear, Disney has other ways to spark your imagination and help you create one-of-a-kind mementos.

Pick a Pearl Kiosk at the Japanese Pavilion in Epcot

Visit the Mitsukoshi Department Store in the Japanese Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase; you can create a unique piece of jewelry that reflects your individual taste, style, and perhaps even a little of your love for Disney. Guests pick an oyster, from which a one-of-a-kind pearl will be theirs to keep or add to one of the many settings available at the kiosk.

Fee: $17 to open the oyster for your pearl; settings are additional.

No Reservation Required

Disney Themed Spanish Mosaic Art Piece at the Coronado Springs Resort

mosaic Experience

Enjoy a two-hour class where you will be able to create a gorgeous Disney piece of mosaic art. You not only get a wonderful souvenir to keep and commemorate this fantastic experience, but it also comes with a protective package to keep it safe on your journey home.

Fee: $25

Reservations Recommended

Animation Experience at the Animal Kingdom

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Take the Wildlife Express Train to Rafiki’s Planet Watch, where you can partake in a 25-minute animation lesson. Learn directly from Disney Animators how your favorite characters are brought to life, and learn how to draw them yourself.

Fee: Free

Reservations are not required, but you will want to arrive early.

Build Your Own Droid or Lightsaber

Galaxies Edge

Guests visiting Hollywood Studios can take their love of Star Wars to the next level and build their very own custom-made droid or lightsaber. The Droid Depot at Star Wars: Galaxies Edge allows guests to choose between two droid designs (a BB Unit or R-Series Unit) and pick between colorful pieces to customize the droid.

Fee: $99.99

Reservations recommended

If mastering the skills of a Jedi by building your own Lightsaber is more your speed, head over to Savi’s Workshop, also in the Star Wars: Galaxies Edge. Choose from multiple hilt styles and colored sabers, creating a unique lightsaber.

Fee: $219.99

Reservation recommended

Design your own Disney Inspired Cell Phone Case

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This souvenir is more than just creative; it incredibly functional. Make your phone case reflect your personality or show off your favorite Disney character. Visit the D-TECH on Demand at the Marketplace Co-op at Disney Springs, where the choices of what you can put on your highly durable protective cell phone case are nearly endless.

Fee: Varies

No reservations required

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