The new venue will host several of the largest events and presentations at the Expo including the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony and The Walt Disney Studios announcements.
The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, August 14 and will be hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger. The ceremony honors those who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy.
Two years ago at the 2013 D23 Expo Tony Baxter, Dick Clark, Billy Crystal, and Steve Jobs were some of those named Disney Legends.
During this year’s Expo The Walt Disney Studios will be unveiling a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming slate of films including sneak peeks at Zootopia and Finding Dory. Other films showcased this year include Alice Through the Looking Glass and the live-action version of The Jungle Book. Marvel and Lucasfilm will also be on hand to give some sneak peeks to fans.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will be presenting a behind-the-scenes look on August 15 at entertainment and other experiences headed to the Disney Parks.
Tickets for the D23 Expo are $67 for a one-day adult admission and $48 for kids ages 3-12. These prices are good until June 30. D23 members will pay $58 for an adult one-day ticket and $42 for kids. For more information visit D23Expo.com.