Dave Smith with a young guest at Tangled in Florida event recap

D23 Members “See the Light” with Tangled at Disney Springs

By D23 Team

To celebrate Disney animation’s past, present, and future, more than 150 D23 Gold Members and their guests gathered at AMC Disney Springs 24 to enjoy Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 50th animated feature, Tangled, as part of D23’s Magical Screening Series in Florida! In addition to experiencing the 2010 classic, guests also enjoyed an exclusive look…

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Lunch with a Disney Legend, Dave Smith

D23 Members Discover Disney History with Dave Smith

By Steven Vagnini

For four decades, Walt Disney Archives founder Dave Smith headed the department charged with collecting, preserving, and sharing Disney’s rich history. To celebrate Dave’s incredible career—and welcome him to his first D23 event at Walt Disney World Resort in more than five years—45 D23 Gold Members and their guests gathered for an…

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D23 Members at the Tangled event

D23 Members Have the Best Day Ever With Tangled On the Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Nicole Nalty

D23 Members took a break from the “usual morning lineup” to celebrate Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 50th feature film, Tangled, on the Walt Disney Studios lot. Fans of Rapunzel, Flynn, and the gang gathered in the historic Studio Theatre for an animated afternoon––honoring the past, present, and future of Disney animation.

In honor…

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Disney Park maps

Navigating the Magic of Disney Theme Park Maps

By Nicole Nalty

If you’ve ever visited a Disney theme park, you’ve probably picked up a park map. While the maps are absolutely helpful in finding your way around the park, Disney maps have become a collectible and cherished keepsake for many Disney fans… which is why we decided to celebrate this special souvenir with a closer look at some amazing original…

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Disney Springs Holiday Celebration

D23 Members Celebrate the Holidays at Disney Springs

By D23 Team

With brand-new holiday magic unfolding across Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, more than 200 D23 Gold and General Members gathered at the shopping, dining, and entertainment district on December 13 for two unique celebrations filled with yuletide charm and cheer!

The afternoon kicked off with D23’s Disney Springs Holiday…

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gingerbread house making event

A Holly Jolly Holiday Gingerbread House-Building Workshop

On Sunday, December 11, at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort, more than 100 D23 Members and their guests joined us at two separate workshops to continue the festive tradition of creating Holiday Gingerbread Houses. We had some newbies, as well as some veritable gingerbread professionals on hand. Below you will find some…

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Light Up the Season

All is Merry and Light: Light Up the Season on the Walt Disney Studios Lot

By D23 Team

A beloved tradition, Light Up the Season is a time for employees of The Walt Disney Company to gather and celebrate the holidays on the Disney Studio lot. Last year, for the very first time, D23 Members took part in this festive fête with an exclusive Light Up the Season event. D23 was excited to invite its members to come back for another sensational…

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Destination D 2016

Live from D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures

We had so much fun at D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures! See some of the amazing adventures we had during our weekend at Walt Disney World Resort:

Ready for some amazing adventures? Follow along as we share live updates from D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures, taking place this weekend at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World. And be…

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Glen Keane

An Enchanting Afternoon with Disney Legend Glen Keane

By Nicole Nalty

A mermaid. A beast. A street rat. A dreamer. Some of Disney’s most beloved characters come from the hands of Disney Legend Glen Keane, which is why it was such an honor for D23 Gold Members to spend an afternoon with the incredible animator.

D23 Gold Members gathered on the historic Walt Disney Studios lot to enjoy a three-course lunch with…

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