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A Beginners Guide to Disney Pin Trading

Updated: May 17, 2020

Disney Pin Trading

Pin trading is one of the most exciting activities you can do while visiting the Disneyland Resort. However, it could be intimidating if you’re just beginning on your Disney pin trading quest. That is why this guide will help you know the basics of pin trading so you can join in on this popular activity at the Disney parks.


To begin pin trading, you must have pins to trade and they must be official Disney pins. The easiest way to get pins to start trading is to go to almost any gift shop around Disney property and buy a starter kit. These starter kits come with standard Disney pins that are based on movies and characters. Some kits have more pins than others, so check how many pins are in a given kit so you can get the best value. To start your pin collection, get pins that are not your favorite that way it is easier to trade these pins away.