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Holiday PEZ Dispeners

Updated on March 13, 2014

Celebrate with PEZ Dispensers!

Do you have a favorite holiday?  Chances are there's a PEZ dispenser made for it!

PEZ dispensers...

- make lovely Valentine's Day gifts

- can bring the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick's Day

- are a great addition to an Easter basket

- add some sparkle to the Fourth of July

- are a fun Halloween treat

- make the perfect stocking stuffer at Christmas

Lucky Charms Mini Dispenser

the luck of the Irish, in PEZ form!

There aren't any official St. Patrick's Day PEZ dispensers, but there is one for the breakfast cereal mascot Lucky. A series of four were made for GM brands and Lucky the Leprechaun was reborn as a mini-dispenser. Along with the characters from Cheerios, Trix and Cocoa Puffs, these half-size dispensers were packaged as a limited edition with boxes of cereal. They are half as tall as the regular dispensers and don't have a spring mechanism inside.

If you're looking for them now, your best bet is on eBay.

Easter PEZ Dispensers - rabbits, lambs, chicks

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They've changed the rabbit a few times over the last decade.  The bunny on the right in this shot is the older one. Then came the cartoony bunny in the middle, definitely a male bunny.  The most recent rabbit is the pink one on the left, who is clearThe lamb has gotten more complex and big-headed as it's evolved.  The far right one in the picture is so old, the white head is yellowing a bit. The far left is the most recent design.The overall style of the chick hasn't changed much. However, the revised version (left two in the picture) has a much thicker shell. It's not a flexible layer of plastic, it's now a hard-cast shape.  The 2nd from the left didn't get it's mouth/beak p
They've changed the rabbit a few times over the last decade.  The bunny on the right in this shot is the older one. Then came the cartoony bunny in the middle, definitely a male bunny.  The most recent rabbit is the pink one on the left, who is clear
They've changed the rabbit a few times over the last decade. The bunny on the right in this shot is the older one. Then came the cartoony bunny in the middle, definitely a male bunny. The most recent rabbit is the pink one on the left, who is clear
The lamb has gotten more complex and big-headed as it's evolved.  The far right one in the picture is so old, the white head is yellowing a bit. The far left is the most recent design.
The lamb has gotten more complex and big-headed as it's evolved. The far right one in the picture is so old, the white head is yellowing a bit. The far left is the most recent design.
The overall style of the chick hasn't changed much. However, the revised version (left two in the picture) has a much thicker shell. It's not a flexible layer of plastic, it's now a hard-cast shape.  The 2nd from the left didn't get it's mouth/beak p
The overall style of the chick hasn't changed much. However, the revised version (left two in the picture) has a much thicker shell. It's not a flexible layer of plastic, it's now a hard-cast shape. The 2nd from the left didn't get it's mouth/beak p
Uncle Sam mini-PEZ keychain
Uncle Sam mini-PEZ keychain

Get Patriotic with Uncle Sam!

Here is the patriotic character Uncle Sam. He can be found as a regular PEZ dispenser as well as a half-sized key chain dispenser. In this reduced size, he holds about a half-roll of the candies but has just as much patriotism.

He's good for both Tax Day (April) and the 4th of July!

Halloween-Themed PEZ Dispensers - spooky, cute and glow-in-the-dark

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Here we have our Halloween Ghosts and Ghouls. From left to right is Slimy Sid, Naughty Neil and Happy Henry.  Originally made in regular plastic, these guys are now produced in glow-in-the-dark versions.Shown here is the newest Jack O' Lantern variation, along with the lovely Black Cat, a very goofy-looking one called the Mummy and another rendition of the Witch. The Mummy really looks more like a skull than what most people would call a mummy. And Much like the witches, the jack o'lantern has been around for a long time and undergone a lot of little changes over the years.  The heads are a lot larger now and seem to alternate between getting creepier and cuter from year to year.The Halloween skull has slowly gotten less detailed and less angular. My oldest skeleton is the smallest one on the far left in the picture.  There are even more skeleton designs available. Some of the more recent include a glow-in-the-dark skull andThe witch has really changed in the last two revisions. She's gone from being rather scary looking to more cartoony. I have one of the older three-piece witch heads, those are a bit more desirable.  The newer versions of the Witch incorporate glow-in
Here we have our Halloween Ghosts and Ghouls. From left to right is Slimy Sid, Naughty Neil and Happy Henry.  Originally made in regular plastic, these guys are now produced in glow-in-the-dark versions.
Here we have our Halloween Ghosts and Ghouls. From left to right is Slimy Sid, Naughty Neil and Happy Henry. Originally made in regular plastic, these guys are now produced in glow-in-the-dark versions.
Shown here is the newest Jack O' Lantern variation, along with the lovely Black Cat, a very goofy-looking one called the Mummy and another rendition of the Witch. The Mummy really looks more like a skull than what most people would call a mummy. And
Shown here is the newest Jack O' Lantern variation, along with the lovely Black Cat, a very goofy-looking one called the Mummy and another rendition of the Witch. The Mummy really looks more like a skull than what most people would call a mummy. And
Much like the witches, the jack o'lantern has been around for a long time and undergone a lot of little changes over the years.  The heads are a lot larger now and seem to alternate between getting creepier and cuter from year to year.
Much like the witches, the jack o'lantern has been around for a long time and undergone a lot of little changes over the years. The heads are a lot larger now and seem to alternate between getting creepier and cuter from year to year.
The Halloween skull has slowly gotten less detailed and less angular. My oldest skeleton is the smallest one on the far left in the picture.  There are even more skeleton designs available. Some of the more recent include a glow-in-the-dark skull and
The Halloween skull has slowly gotten less detailed and less angular. My oldest skeleton is the smallest one on the far left in the picture. There are even more skeleton designs available. Some of the more recent include a glow-in-the-dark skull and
The witch has really changed in the last two revisions. She's gone from being rather scary looking to more cartoony. I have one of the older three-piece witch heads, those are a bit more desirable.  The newer versions of the Witch incorporate glow-in
The witch has really changed in the last two revisions. She's gone from being rather scary looking to more cartoony. I have one of the older three-piece witch heads, those are a bit more desirable. The newer versions of the Witch incorporate glow-in

Spooky Old PEZ

Here are listings for vintage Halloween PEZ dispensers.

Winter Holiday PEZ Dispensers - snowmen, Santa and much more!

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The snowman design was recently updated too. In the oldest styles, he has teeth that are distinct pieces of plastic. Some newer versions of the "old" snowman has a mouth that is one connected piece.The latest Christmas PEZ include a reindeer, (yet again) updated Santa and snowman, plus a fun polar bear.After many years as a PEZ, Santa has finally been joined by Mrs. Claus!  And they have an updated snowman who has round teeth instead of square ones, a bright hat and a festive holiday scarf.On the left you can see the "classic" Santa. He existed like this for many years and was only reissued more recently. In the middle is one of the "no eyes" Santas, which came to me the good ol' fashioned way, by just finding him on a shelf. Those are
The snowman design was recently updated too. In the oldest styles, he has teeth that are distinct pieces of plastic. Some newer versions of the "old" snowman has a mouth that is one connected piece.
The snowman design was recently updated too. In the oldest styles, he has teeth that are distinct pieces of plastic. Some newer versions of the "old" snowman has a mouth that is one connected piece.
The latest Christmas PEZ include a reindeer, (yet again) updated Santa and snowman, plus a fun polar bear.
The latest Christmas PEZ include a reindeer, (yet again) updated Santa and snowman, plus a fun polar bear.
After many years as a PEZ, Santa has finally been joined by Mrs. Claus!  And they have an updated snowman who has round teeth instead of square ones, a bright hat and a festive holiday scarf.
After many years as a PEZ, Santa has finally been joined by Mrs. Claus! And they have an updated snowman who has round teeth instead of square ones, a bright hat and a festive holiday scarf.
On the left you can see the "classic" Santa. He existed like this for many years and was only reissued more recently. In the middle is one of the "no eyes" Santas, which came to me the good ol' fashioned way, by just finding him on a shelf. Those are
On the left you can see the "classic" Santa. He existed like this for many years and was only reissued more recently. In the middle is one of the "no eyes" Santas, which came to me the good ol' fashioned way, by just finding him on a shelf. Those are

PEZ Holiday Specials

Pez Candy Dispenser Winter Christmas Holiday 12 Pack
Pez Candy Dispenser Winter Christmas Holiday 12 Pack

In this collection you'll get Santa, Mrs. Claus, a reindeer, snowman and more!

 
pez hearts, photo by Relache
pez hearts, photo by Relache

Valentine Heart

a great treat for the one you love

For Valentine's Day, PEZ has a series of large hearts. They can be red, neon pink, pale pink or purple. A variety of message are printed on them. I'm still trying to get an idea of just how many varieties of these there are. In 2008, PEZ introduced hearts in "crystal" form, meaning they are made of a tinted/see-thru plastic. Those seem to just be in pink or red.

Solid colors include red, pink and dark purple.

Sayings include:

I Love You

Be Mine

Be My Valentine

Happy Valentine's Day

XOXO

In 2009 PEZ released a Cherub (Angel) for Valentine's Day.

Which Are Your Favorite Holiday PEZ?

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