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D23 to Host Visit to Walt Disney’s Hometown of Marceline in June 2023

D23 to Host Visit to Walt Disney's Hometown of Marceline June 2023

As part of Disney’s 100th anniversary celebration, D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, is hosting a Gold Member visit to Walt Disney’s hometown of Marceline, MO, on June 3, 2023.

The Details

D23 invites its Gold Members back to Walt’s boyhood hometown for a one-of-a-kind experience that includes exploring the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, visiting Walt Disney Elementary School, strolling down Marceline’s own “Main Street, U.S.A.,” and even a special dinner reception outside Walt’s former farmhouse.

Attendees will also get to witness a clock dedication ceremony from CITIZEN at the Walt Disney Hometown Museum Garden.

The event also includes:

  • Special presentation and Q&A with Bob Wilson, retired CEO/COO of Retlaw Enterprises, the Disney family’s private corporation
  • Lunch at a choice of one of Marceline’s local restaurants
  • Motorcoach transportation for the round-trip journey from Chillicothe, Missouri, to Marceline
  • A commemorative gift created exclusively for this special occasion

“I’m glad I’m a small-town boy, and I’m glad Marceline was my town,” he once said of his home town.

Marceline sign


The cost is $350 (+$7 Processing Fee) per ticket, and D23 Gold Members may reserve a ticket for themselves and up to one guest.

Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 22, at 10am PT / 1pm ET at, where you’ll also find all the fine print details for the event.

D23 estimates the event will begin at approximately 9:30am and will last until about 9:30pm.