Disney’s official fan club, D23, has a tough job. It must represent and service a large swath of the Disney fan community. Given the scope of the company’s history, recent acquisitions, and ever changing nature of the theme parks, this is a near impossible task.… Read More »D23 – Disney’s Official Fan Club shares 2017 list of events
Destination D has become the main east coast event of the official Disney fan club, D23. The 2016 event happens this November 19th and 20th and will feature a large roster of talent and panels. Just announced for the event are James Cameron, Jon Landau,… Read More »James Cameron to reveal new Pandora: World of Avatar details at Destination D
For east cost Disney fans who can’t make it to the big Anaheim D23 Expo, the fan club throws us a bone with the Destination D event held over a weekend at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This year’s event will focus on adventure from Walt Disney’s… Read More »D23: Destination D returns to Contemporary Resort
I don’t know about you, but I can’t get enough stories about the history of Disney’s most beloved attractions. This year’s D23 Destination D event is all about those classic attractions from yesteryear. On November 22 and 23 Disney fans can join D23: The Official Disney Fan Club as Disney archivists, Imagineers, Legends, and luminaries all come together to celebrate fan favorites such as Adventure Thru Inner Space, If You Had Wings, and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea with rarely seen concept art and images; vintage video clips; and hours of revealing stories. In addition, there will be a full day of presentations dedicated to the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair, which debuted beloved attractions like it’s a small world and Carousel of Progress.
Scheduled presenters and panelists include Disney Legends Marty Sklar, Bob Gurr, and Alice Davis; Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline; Disney and World’s Fair historians Bill Cotter, Stacia Martin, and Michael Kelley.
The weekend will end with an exciting evening event—Pleasure Island: Rewind. This celebration of the Downtown Disney nightlife district will include areas dedicated to the Adventurers Club, Comedy Warehouse, Mannequins, and 8 Trax. And of course there will be a “New Year’s Eve” celebration to cap the night.
Plus, for the first time, Mickey’s of Glendale, the famed Walt Disney Imagineering store, will set up a pop-up shop at the event for attendees, featuring a selection of exclusive Imagineering merchandise as well as limited-edition pins, T-shirts, and collectibles themed to the event. The shop will also carry a special line from H2O Plus, whose products are featured at Disney Resort Hotels.Read More »D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind Event coming to Disney World this November
Tired of all the D23 events being on the left coast, well you’ll be happy to hear that tickets for Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th will go on sale February 24 at 10 a.m. PST; 1 p.m. EST.
The Event Offers Members of Disney’s Official Fan Club an Exclusive Look at Walt Disney World and Features Disney Legends, Imagineers, Musical Performances, Entertaining Presentations, Rare Screenings, Special Gifts & More.
More details below the jump if you’re inclined: