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D23 Members Experience Movie Magic at the Walt Disney Studios

By Alex Williams

On Thursday, November 14, a small group of D23 Members were immersed in movie magic as part of D23 Behind-the-Scenes: A Day on the Walt Disney Studios lot! The second such event of the year, this limited experience explored areas that showcased the Studio’s illustrious history as well as the inner-workings…

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D23 Mostly Ghostly Halloween on the Lot

Ghostly Fun on The Walt Disney Studios Lot!

By Alex Williams

Weird glows gleamed at The Walt Disney Studios as D23 Members gathered for a Mostly Ghostly Halloween!

The evening began as an eerie fog settled on the lawn next to Dopey Drive, where Members gathered before making their way into the Studios’ Main Theatre. A display of Haunted Mansion artifacts greeted them as they entered the theatre and…

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Epcot Forever takes the lagoon as D23 Sip & Stroll returns in 2019!

By Alex Williams

Fireworks and taste buds erupt as tantalizing favorites of sight, sound and flavor welcomed D23 Members to the 2019 Sip & Stroll at Epcot!

As Epcot embarks on an exciting new chapter, the member favorite event returned with a special look at the Epcot Forever Fireworks spectacular.

The annual favorite began with an exclusive reception in…

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Legend of Sleepy Hollow Headless Horseman

The Headless Horseman Rides with D23 in Sleepy Hollow, NY!

By Alex Williams

On Sunday, October 13, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members journeyed just beyond the little village of Tarrytown to the sequestered glen of Sleepy Hollow, New York. The idyllic autumnal town proved the perfect place to rediscover the thrills and chills of Washington Irving’s classic Halloween tale on its 200th anniversary.

The first stop…

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Indiana Jones Event Recap- iris

D23 Members Sought Fortune and Glory at Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Screenings in Burbank and Orlando

By Jocelyn Buhlman and Justin Arthur

There are few times in a Disney fan’s life where a fedora is the required dress code: fancy dress days at Disney parks, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? cosplay at conventions, and Indiana Jones movie screenings. Over the past week at Walt Disney World and on The Walt Disney Studios lot, our screenings of Indiana Jones and the Temple…

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D23 San Diego Comic-Con

D23’s Totally Groovy San Diego Comic-Con Adventure

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Every year, all the nerds, fans, know-it-alls, and enthusiasts make the trek to San Diego for a celebration of our favorite classic and upcoming pop culture icons—so, naturally, the Official Disney Fan Club was there to join in the fun with three unique events.

Friday, July 19
Our first stop on our epic San Diego extravaganza was…

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Mickey and Minnie Roller Disco

D23 Members Grooved with Mickey and Minnie to Celebrate 40 Years of Mickey Mouse Disco

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Last week, D23 Members joined us for the ultimate Throwback Thursday: a totally outta-sight roller disco party at the Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale! Guests arrived in their most dazzling disco duds for a night of skating, snacking, and boogie-ing to the beat. Our celebration honored 40 years of the iconic Mickey Mouse Disco album—so,…

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The Walt Disney Family Museum Welcomes D23 for the Opening of New Mickey Mouse Exhibit!

By Tyler Slater

On Thursday, May 16, in the beautiful Presidio of San Francisco, D23 Members gathered at the Walt DIsney Family Museum to celebrate the opening day of Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World! This brand-new exhibition was guest curated by Disney Legend Andreas Deja and features more than 400 objects, including rare and never-before-seen original…

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Everyone Says “Hakuna Matata” at D23’s Latest Magical Screenings

By Tyler Slater

During the month of May, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members in both Florida and California had the chance to return to Pride Rock and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the animated classic The Lion King.

This installment of D23’s Magical Screening Series took the audience on a behind-the-scenes look at how this fan-favorite film came to life…

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DHS 30th anniversary event recap

D23 Celebrated 30 Years of Movie Magic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

By Tyler Slater

On Wednesday, May 1, D23 Members gathered at Walt Disney World to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

The morning began with attendees receiving a D23-exclusive Celebration Pass that enhanced their day in the park with a variety of experiences designed for all Hollywood Studios fans.

First, guests arrived at…

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