Disney Dollars

30 Years Later, Watch How Disney Dollars Were First Introduced at Disneyland!

By D23 Team

Thirty years ago—on May 5, 1987—Disney Dollars, the beloved “currency with character,” were first unveiled to the world. Spearheaded by late Disney Legend Jack Lindquist, the program represented one of the first instances of a private organization printing its own money and having it accepted in theme parks like the U.S. Dollar. Over the years,…

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Disney Dollars

Celebrating Disney Dollars: Currency with Character

Although Disney “currency” has been available since the early 1930s––back when children could use “Mickey Mouse Cones” bills to get ice cream cones at local “Mickey Mouse Clubs”––none has been as popular as Disney Dollars, the official currency of Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Dollars currency was one of several…

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