A new Pirates of the Caribbean Spirit Jersey has arrived at Walt Disney World after first being released at Disneyland Resort. It’s available at Plaza Del Sol Caribe Bazaar in Magic Kingdom.
Pirates of the Caribbean Spirit Jersey – $79.99
The jersey is black, with a white skull and crossed swords on the left breast.
The hilts of the swords are blood red.
The same symbol is on the back, between “Yo” and “ho.”
The back also reads, “Pirates life for me.” The puffy lettering is red, with stars to the sides of “for me” and white accents through “Pirates life.”
Earlier this month, a pirate-themed Kraken Spirit Jersey was also released.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Walt Disney originally conceived of Pirates of the Caribbean as a walkthrough wax museum. The idea evolved to become a boat ride and it opened in Disneyland in March 1967, just a few months after Walt’s death.
The original attraction has 630,000 gallons of water, 53 animal audio-animatronics, and 75 human audio-animatronics. Blue Bayou Restaurant overlooks the beginning of the ride.
Pirates of the Caribbean wasn’t an opening-day attraction at Magic Kingdom because the Walt Disney World Resort was so close to the real Caribbean, Disney thought it wouldn’t be of interest to Floridian guests. They were proven wrong, however, and opened the second Pirates of the Caribbean in 1973.
Versions of the ride have gone on to open in Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, and Shanghai Disneyland.
The ride also spawned the hugely successful “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise, which began in 2003 with “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.” There have been five films in total, with more planned.
Watch our Pirates of the Caribbean ride POV from Magic Kingdom: