Disney Legend Jim Cora

A Global Lunch on the Lot with Disney Legend Jim Cora

By Justin Arthur

On Friday, August 10, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members gathered at The Walt Disney Studios to have lunch with the incomparable Disney Legend Jim Cora.

D23 Members arrived to a private room inside the Buena Vista Commissary that was enhanced for the occasion with decorations celebrating Jim’s historic involvement with Disney Resorts around…

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Pixar studio tour event

D23 Members Create Core Memories at Pixar Animation Studios

By Tyler Slater

On Monday, August 6, 2018, a group of D23 Gold Members had the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at Pixar Animation Studios for truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The morning began with a welcome breakfast reception next to Luxo and Luxo Jr. that included a special introduction by none other than the president of Pixar: Ed…

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Toy Story Land behind-the-scenes event

D23 Members Join the Fun in Toy Story Land!

By Tyler Slater

On the morning of July 30, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members gathered bright and early at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a truly unique, behind-the-scenes experience at Toy Story Land!

The morning began with a private tour of the brand-new land by Disney Imagineers Hannah and Kelly. Throughout the tour, our guides—who worked on the…

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25 Years of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club at San Diego Comic Con

D23 Goes Behind-the-Screams of The Nightmare Before Christmas at Comic-Con!

By Justin Arthur

On Saturday evening, D23 closed out its presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con with the devilishly delightful panel, 25 Years of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. Mystery Moderator Neil Gaiman and a panel of the “masters of fright” who brought the film to life 25 years ago thrilled the…

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San Diego Comic Con D23 Member Mixer

Halloween Town Came to San Diego for D23 Gold Members!

By Tyler Slater

During the San Diego Comic-Con 2018 festivities in the heart of San Diego, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members had the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a complimentary Member Mixer and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas! Members were invited to come in their favorite costumes paying homage to their fan-favorite…

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Mickey Mouse Comic Con recap

D23 Brings 90 Years of Mickey to San Diego Comic-Con!

By Justin Arthur

Yesterday, D23 made its San Diego Comic-Con panel debut with Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the world’s favorite mouse, with plenty of surprises!

Michael Vargo, head of D23, welcomed a packed room of fans—many of them D23 Members—a sea of mouse ears,…

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Burny Mattinson lunch

D23 Members Celebrate a Legendary Milestone with Burny Mattinson

By Justin Arthur

On Friday, D23 Members filled the beautiful Whitehall Room at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, for a legendary luncheon to celebrate an epic milestone—the 65-year service anniversary of Disney Legend Burny Mattinson!

The intimate Victorian venue, chosen to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, provided a…

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Robin Hood screening in Florida

D23 Brings Sherwood Forest to Walt Disney World

By Justin Arthur

Our screening of Robin Hood, celebrating 45 years of the classic animated adventure, was an “oo-de-lally” time for our D23 Members this Saturday at AMC Disney Springs at Walt Disney World.

As D23 Gold and Gold Family members and their guests arrived at the theater, they were welcomed with an exclusive Robin Hood-themed print for this…

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Incredibles Mixer

D23’s Incredible Mixers Dash Across the Country!

By Tyler Slater

To help celebrate the release of Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2 and the opening of Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World Resort, D23 Members gathered in select cities across the country for an Incredible Mixer!

Our regional tour included stops in San Francisco, Phoenix, Bloomington, Atlanta, and Altamonte Springs. During most of these…

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Robin Hood on the Lot event recap

D23 Members Journey to Nottingham on The Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Justin Arthur

This Saturday, D23 Members took a trip to Nottingham to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Robin Hood on The Walt Disney Studios lot. Right across from the animation building where the film was made, D23 welcomed guests in the historic Studio Theatre. Guests arrived in their Sherwood Forest best, looking positively medieval, with feathered hats all…

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