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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wdfm event recap

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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NYC event recap

D23 Returns to New York City for Two Legendary Events

By Tyler Slater

During the first weekend of April, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members met in The City That Never Sleeps for events celebrating our famed Disney Legends program and our fan-favorite Behind-the-Scenes Experience series.

First, on Friday, April 5, attendees gathered in the beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre for a Lunch with a Disney Legend with the…

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D23 March events

D23 Events Soared Across the Country Throughout March

By Tyler Slater

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club kicked off its 10th anniversary with not only a FAN-tastic celebration at The Walt Disney Studios, but with screenings and events taking place in more than 20 cities across the country during the month of March!

Kicking things off, following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 7 in St. Louis, attendees…

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Sleeping Beauty screening

D23 Members are Spellbound by coast-to-coast Sleeping Beauty events!

By D23 Team

On Saturday, February 16, D23 Members celebrated 60 years of Walt Disney’s classic animated film, Sleeping Beauty, both at Walt Disney World Resort and at The Walt Disney Studios in California.

In California, D23 Gold and Gold family Members gathered at The Walt Disney Studios to “hail Princess Aurora” with two events—the Happily Ever After…

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dave smith lwal

D23 Members “Ask Dave” at a Legendary Lunch on the Lot

By Justin Arthur

On Friday, January 25, 2019, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members gathered at The Walt Disney Studios to have lunch with the incomparable Disney Legend Dave Smith. Walt Disney Archives founder Dave Smith headed the department charged with collecting, preserving, and sharing Disney’s indelible history for 40 years!

To celebrate Dave’s…

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