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[23 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Summer of Heroes, D23 Fanniversary, and More

Happy Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side Sunday! If you’re running today … good luck! And if you’re not, it’s time to check out the latest in Disney news.
D23 announced its 2017 ‘Fanniversary’ event. The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The Summer of Heroes kicks off May 27 at  Disney California Adventure. This special summertime event includes the grand opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT, aGuardians of the …

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[21 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Fanniversary Celebration

D23 has announced the 2017 Fanniversary Celebration – and this year fans are celebrating the 35th anniversary of Ecpot.
The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The event takes place at World Showplace and includes three presentations that celebrate Epcot.
Attendees will also receive a boxed lunch during the presentation and a one-of-a-kind gift created for the Fanniversary celebration.
Tickets for the D23 Fanniversary are $135 per person plus a $5 processing fee. The event is only …

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[18 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Pirate-Themed Exhibit Announced for D23 Expo 2017

A new pirate-themed exhibit has been announced for the 2017 D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The exhibit, ‘Walt Disney Archives Presents – A Pirate’s Life for me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels, and Really Bad Eggs,’ is a 12,000 square foot exhibit that celebrates some of Disney’s most popular pirates.
The exhibit will feature artwork, attraction vehicles, Audio-Animatronics® figures, and more.
Some of the items in the exhibit include: concept art from Peter Pan, artwork from Treasure Island, Pirates of the Caribbean Audio-Animatronics® figures from the Disneyland attraction, a pirate ship from Peter …

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[8 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Nine New Disney Legends to be Honored at D23 Expo in July

Nine new Disney Legends will be honored at this summer’s D23 Expo.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Award. The first Disney Legends Award was given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and since then 276 Disney Legends have been honored with the award.
The award is the highest honor that is bestowed by The Walt Disney Company and past recipients include Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Johnny Depp, and more.
This year’s Disney Legends are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, …

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[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Slate of Special Events for 2017

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club recently announced its slate of special member events for 2017.
Some of the events include screenings of Disney films like Tangled and Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. There will also be events at the Walt Disney Studios lot and the Walt Disney World Resort.
The 2017 D23 Fanniversary is celebrating the 35th anniversary of Epcot, and D23 will have special events at Disney World in addition to stories of the theme park told via videos, photos, and artwork.
The 2017 Epcot Food and …

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[29 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Merchandise for D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures

This year’s D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures is still a couple months away but Disney just released a preview of the merchandise for the event.
The event will feature James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, Joe Rohde, Marty Skalr, Jared Bush, and Tony Baxter in addition to a Walt Disney Archives exhibit celebrating Walt’s personal adventure.
And, Mickey’s of Glendale will have exclusive merchandise, pins, and collectibles at their pop-up store.
The merchandise for the event includes an all-new pin collection, Jingle Cruise 12 Days of Christmas Mystery Collection; a Jingle Cruise 4th …

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[18 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Avatar’ Creators James Cameron and Jon Landau to Join D23: Destination D Panel

D23: Destination D: Amazing Adventures takes place November 19-20 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and two big names have been added to the presenter list.
Avatar creators James Cameron and Jon Landau will be joining Imagineer Joe Rohde for the Pandora – The World of AVATAR presentation. This presentation will focus on the 12-acre land that is currently being built at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
D23: Destination D will also feature a conversation with Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, plus a sneak peek of Moana from screenwriter Jared Bush.
Other panelists …

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[10 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: D23 Expo Tickets on Sale Soon, Food & Wine News, and More!

Happy Sunday! It’s been another exciting week of Disney news so let’s jump right in!
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club made a lot of news this week with the announcement of ticket sales for the D23 Expo 2017 and the return of a popular event at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.
Tickets for the D23 Expo 2017 go on sale on July 14! The Expo takes place July 14-16, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center and is the largest Disney fan event in the world.
This year, D23 Gold Members can …

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[6 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 on Sale July 14

If you’re making plans to attend the D23 Expo 2017, tickets go on sale next week!
Tickets for the bi-annual Expo go on sale Thursday, July 14, at 10 a.m. PT. The Expo takes place July 14-16, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center and is the largest Disney fan event in the world.
D23 Expo 2017 will celebrate the past, present, and future of Disney with panels, events, celebrity appearances, presentations, and much more. It was during the 2015 D23 Expo that fans learned about the addition of Star Wars Land at …

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[5 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
D23’s ‘Sip and Scream’ Announced for the 2016 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

D23 members heading to the 2016 Epcot Food & Wine Festival can take part in this year’s Sip & Scream event on October 5.
The Sip & Scream event is for D23 Gold Members and their families and includes the chance to attend a morning or afternoon taping of The Chew, a $25 Disney Gift Card, and more.
D23 members attending the event will also be able to sample the three dishes from The Chew Collective – the marketplace booth at this year’s event that is inspired by The Chew.
The dishes are: …