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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Pixar Pier event recap

D23’s Incredible Celebration of Pixar Pier

By Jocelyn Buhlman

On Sunday, June 24, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members joined us at Disney California Adventure park for an exclusive celebration of Pixar Pier, the newest magical land delighting guests at the Disneyland Resort.

Early in the morning, guests gathered at the park to embark on a guided tour of the land with Pixar Pier Producer Jeffrey…

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marceline recap

D23 Returns to Marceline for a Truly Magnificent Day

By Tyler Slater

On Friday, May 25, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members met in Missouri for truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Walt’s boyhood hometown of Marceline.

Guests gathered in Excelsior Springs to be shuttled across the beautiful Midwest to the town of Marceline. During the journey, guests enjoyed two very special presentations, one by Disney…

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Ashley Eckstein event recap

D23 Members Find Their Universe with Ashley Eckstein

Seattle area D23 members were in for aspecial treat on Saturday, May 19, when Ashley Eckstein came to town for a D23 Gold Member exclusive event. Members started out at the Disney store in Bellevue, where, upon checking in, they received Ashley’s new book, It’s Your Universe, and had the chance to get their copy signed. Guests also received a D23-exclusive gift…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom 20th anniversary event

D23 Members Celebrate 20 Years at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

By Tyler Slater

On Sunday, April 22, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members joined fellow Disney fans to celebrate 20 years of adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Attendees had the opportunity to purchase two differently tiered “20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Passes” that helped commemorate the special day.

The day started with a special 20th anniversary…

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Frozen on Broadway event recap

D23 Members Head to Broadway for the Opening Weekend of Disney’s Frozen!

By Tyler Slater,

D23 Members’ excitement rivaled that of coronation day in Arendelle as they gathered in New York City on Saturday, March 24, to celebrate the opening of Disney’s Frozen!

To begin the day, our VIP guests checked in at the Ripley-Grier Studios—a functioning Broadway rehearsal studio where, during our visit, auditions and rehearsals for…

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dca sip and stroll

D23 Members Sip & Stroll for the First Time at Disney California Adventure

By Tyler Slater

On Tuesday, March 13, D23 Members gathered at the Disneyland Resort to celebrate the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival! Continuing the tradition of the fan-favorite event at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, attendees were excited to kick off the first Sip & Stroll on the West Coast!

The event began with a…

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