Dooney and Bourke Disney Bags Release Timeline

Dooney and Bourke Disney Bags Release Timeline

Dooney and Bourke Disney bags have long been the obsession of Disney fans the world over for some time and for good reason. The secrecy behind “when” the bags will be available and “which design” will appear no doubt add to the tension. What’s more is that the Disney Dooney has become the must have item for serious Disney fans. Here’s the general yearly timeline for what gets released when. 

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Dooney and Bourke Disney Bags for 2019

We’ll be adding our favorite bags here throughout the year! Click through the pics to see these items for sale at shopDisney.

Disney Dooney and Bourke runDisney Princess Half Marathon Bags 2020

January 8– 12, 2020 marks the next runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and with that comes a whole new Dooney and Bourke Bag!

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Disney Dooney and Bourke Food and Wine Festival Bag Design 2019

Featuring our favorite Chef Minnie and Chef Mickey and the World Showcase this new Food and Wine Festival Disney Dooney Bag is perfect. You an usually only get these in the parks during the festival. But every once in a while they pop up on shopDisney. 

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Beauty and the Beast Disney Dooney and Bourke 2019

You can grab this new Beauty and the Beast Dooney and Bourke bag at shopDisney now!

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Disney Dooney and Bourke Christmas Design for 2019

The New Christmas Dooney and Bourke bag design has been shared by @cruiseandamuse this week on IG, so it’s quickly making it’s way across the inter-webs. No word on releases of the Holiday Disney Dooney and Bourke for 2019, but last year they were released the third week of November. So we can expect potentially a mid November release, if not sooner! 

Disney Dooney and Bourke Chrismtas Design 2019

Sleeping Beauty 60th Anniversary Collection Disney Dooney and Bourke 2019

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Mary Poppins Returns Collection 

Several new designs are part of this collection honoring the new film!

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Walt Disney World Attractions Ear Hat Dooney and Bourke

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Hipster Mickey and Minnie Dooney

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Small World Dooney and Bourke Disney Collection

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Find the new Small World Collection here

Disney Dooney and Bourke Tinker Bell Collection

Find the Tinker Bell Dooney and Bourke Collection here


Mickey Through the Years Dooney and Bourke

Paying homage to Mickey through the years, this Dooney features Mickey around the world, through the years, to celebrate his 90th birthday! A classic that can add magic to any outfit. 

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Aladdin Dooney and Bourke 

With the release of Disney’s live action Aladdin, we were happy to see a Disney Dooney released along with it! We love the beautiful purple, its very royal, don’t you think? This one comes in a satchel as well as a foldover crossbody bag

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Toy Story 4 Dooney and Bourke

With Disney releasing new movies all the time, we expect new Dooneys to be released along with them! And with the release of Toy Story 4, Dooney and Bourke released a new crossbody bag and wallet. You can shop them here


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Lion King Dooney and Bourke

With the release of the highly anticipated live action Lion King movie, you can order your Lion King Dooney and Bourke bag here. This comes in a satchel, crossbody and a tote. 

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The Little Mermaid Disney Dooney and Bourke

The Little Mermaid is celebrating 30 years! Can you believe its been that long since we’ve taken a journey under the sea? If you’re looking to relive your childhood style dreams, but on a Disney Dooney level, you’re in luck because this one is offered in 3 fun styles.

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Disney Dooney and Bourke 10th Anniverdsary Mickey Balloons Collection

Celebrate 10 years of Disney Dooney and Bourke with their new Mickey balloons collection! This comes in a tote, a crossbody and a cinch bag, all adorned with the cutest balloons around! 

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Haunted Mansion 50th anniversary Dooney and Bourke

With Haunted Mansion celebrating its 50th year of happy haunting this year, we are loving all of the Haunted Mansion merch everywhere! Dooney and Bourke is no exception and has come out with their own tantalizing design for foolish mortals everywhere

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Where to Find Dooney and Bourke Disney Bags

The collections release in several locations at Disney and online throughout the year.

  • The Disney Store: Check out the shopDisney site for up to date releases here. Note, these are different designs than you’ll find in the parks and have a quarterly release schedule.
  • The ShopParks App: The Disney ShopParks app will often have releases FIRST and only those accessing the app will know that a bag has become live for purchase.
  • Who to Follow: Disney Parks Blog, Disney Lifestylers and MoonPrincess will have the releases as they happen
  • Cherry Tree Lane: The Orlando, Florida Disney Springs shop can be found inside the Marketplace Co-Op and hosts the release parties as well as keeps current designs stocked.
  • Amazon: You can grab both current and past Disney Dooney and Bourke Bags on Amazon through Disney and Disney Parks. See ALL THE BAGS on Amazon.
  • Walt Disney World Resort Gift Shops: You can find the Dooney and Bourke Disney bags at some of the moderate and most of the deluxe Disney resorts. We like the gift shops at any of the monorail resorts near Magic Kingdom for the most variety. But you can always check the app or website here.

Some Disney Dooney from 2018


Disney Vacation Club Member Dooney
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The Dooney and Bourke Disney collections like to match up the hype with a Disney festival, movie or event. And while it may seem like the only Dooney and Bourke Disney bag you see are the Mickey Sketch pattern, you can actually count on seeing about 20 new designs every year!

Dooney and Bourke Disney Bags & Purses Release Timeline



 Marathon, RunDisney and Festival of the Arts Bags

Early in the year we can usually see several designs released. A special Dooney and Bourke bag in honor of RunDisney and the Princess Half Marathon in February. Both Princess and Full marathon bags are available, usually different designs and like all DB bags, are only available for a limited time or at a giant markup on ebay.

WDW Marathon Disney Dooney Bag 2019 has been released! See the pics here. 


Flower and Garden Festival Bags and Spring Summer Event Bags

Shop the 2019 Disney Dooney and Bourke Flower and Garden Collection here


The Disney Store adds a Springtime bag to the Dooney and Bourke Collection routinely every year. The Disney Store bags are not the same ones found in the Disney Parks, though no less amazing. We also see a new bag as early as February for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. At least 3 new designs are set to arrive in Disney Park stores. Last year we saw Mickey Thru the Years, Romancing Minnie and yet another marathon bag; the new Star Wars line for the Half Marathon this year featuring Darth Vader. This years movie bags include Disney’s live action feature Dumbo. dooney and bourke bags 2017 flower and garden 2017 dooney bag


Disney Attractions and Movie Bags

Last year premiered two new designs- Lovebirds and It’s a Small World. These were unveiled at Disney Springs in special unveiling parties.  Annual passholders usually get an email about the event, but readers of the Disney Parks blog also gets the news a few days prior. Otherwise you should be following all things Disney on Twitter. As you’ll see the information on special events break first on social media. Here’s the newest Disney dooney bag for Toy Story 4 out in 2019.


Disney Bags honoring Fall Movie Releases

In the early Fall months Dooney and Bourke plays catch up and releases bags that coordinate with film releases, as well as classic patters they couldn’t release any other time of year due to the full calendar. An example from a previous year is that DB released three new designs in August. Beauty and the Beast in anticipation of the new live-action film. Alice in Wonderland Tea Time, and a Dumbo bag to celebrate the films 75th anniversary. We’ll be sure to see an anniversary bag this year as well for Animal Kingdom’s 20th.


Food and Wine Festival Bags

Sometimes prior to September the Disney Food and Wine Festival Dooney design is released. The Food and Wine Festival bags are sometimes about Mickey, Minnie, Figment or all of them. We can see as many 4 or 5 designs for the Food and Wine Festival, so

The past two years Dooney has integrated Figment into its designs, hot on the tail of the Epcot updates, and talk about figment’s fate. Needless to say, the popularity of these bags is helping ensure Figment stays as a main player in Epcot through renovations in preparation for the 50th Anniversary in 2021. 

We also tend to see a new Disney Princess Dooney embracing all things pretty late September in Disney Parks.

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Disney Dooney and Bourke Holiday Bags

Just in time for the holidays Dooney and Bourke releases 6 new designs. Previous years have included Princess Keys, Disney Cats, Retro Sticker Collage, Disney Villians, and WDW Toile Collections.

Holiday Designs: The first ever holiday bag premiered Nov 11, 2016, and since it was so well received started a tradition currently in the making. Now happening annually, releases may once again happen at Cherry Tree Lane in Market Co-Op at Disney Springs, Orlando, FL. We see a first sneak peak each year of the designs during Walt Disney World’s Christmas in July events.

The Dooney and Bourke Disney Bag Holiday 2018 

Each holiday for the last three years, Dooney and Bourke has released a Christmas or Holiday Dooney for Disney fans. The first two years brought the same design in a white, then black background. For 2018, we see a completely new pattern on a black background. The Christmas designs are always limited time, special edition and will surely cost you a pretty penny on Ebay later if you decide to wait. As with all Dooney bags, the pattern layout is unique to each bag, so no two will be exactly the same. You can also check out the new Nutcracker and the Four Realms Dooney and Bourke collection in honor of the holiday movie this year. Check out our post on the merchandise for the movie here. 


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All in all Dooney and Bourke released 19+ designs for Disney last year.

Preparing for the Disney Dooney and Bourke Release Dates

If you feel like the designs you want are never available, don’t worry, we know the struggle is real. Dooney and Bourke Disney bags are limited edition, special edition, limited quantity and limited time. They are special because they are cut from a single run of fabric/leather and no two are alike. Not to mention, they can pretty much last forever. Our best advice to nurture a Dooney and Bourke Disney Bag obsession is to follow the Disney parks blog twitter feed @DisneyParks. You should also have the Shop Disney Parks app, and the DisneyStore app on your phone.  Dooney and Bourke does different designs for the Disney Store, so cover all your bases if you’re on the lookout for a certain pattern.

With the arrival of Pandora: The World of Avatar in Animal Kingdom,  Toy Story Land in Hollywood Studios, Marvel taking center stage and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge coming to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland we will see themed merchandise to support all of these developments. Disney films will also influence what’s on the horizon. Check out this post for a more comprehensive list of Disney films coming up. Disney Dooney and Bourke Bags are designed to align with the live action Aladdin, and The Lion King in 2019.

Whatever the inspiration for the prints, we’re excited to see them and can’t wait for what’s next.