Maleficent

7 Disney Parties We Wish We Were Invited To

By Savannah Salazar

Well, well. In honor of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil flying into theaters this Friday, we pay homage to one of the more iconic Maleficent moments. We’ve all been dazzled by the magic of Disney films but even more by the soirées and celebrations throughout. In fact, in the words of Maleficent, a Disney party is “quite a glittering…

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Alice in Wonderland at Disneyland

11 Curious Facts to Celebrate 60 Years of Disneyland’s Alice in Wonderland

By Justin Arthur

On June 14, Disneyland’s Alice in Wonderland attraction celebrates 60 years of being a one-of-kind! To this day, no other Disney theme park in the world has an attraction like it. Follow us down the rabbit hole, and discover 11 fantastical facts to celebrate this milestone un-unbirthday!

1. The weird and wonderful world of Wonderland has…

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D23 2017 Gold Member Gift: Walt Disney's Nine Old Men

Animation Artifacts: The Nine Old Men Take the Spotlight

By Jim Fanning

Stars. They are meant to shine. And even when these bright lights are not necessarily noticed or significantly celebrated, their brilliance continues to sparkle. So it is with the true luminaries of animation as produced by Walt Disney, his top team of elite animators he affectionately nicknamed the Nine Old Men. This “starring” group of…

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Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and Bambi

Get to Know the Animators Behind Your Favorite Disney Films

Celebrate some of the most legendary artists behind classic Disney animated films with this year’s D23 Member Gift.

By Greg Ehrbar

The first “nine old men” were Supreme Court justices—all more than 90 years old—who were trying to block President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” in the mid-1930s. When Walt Disney selected his first-string…

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it's a small world

Spring Forward with Your Favorite Disney Clocks

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today at 2:00:00 a.m. all the clocks turned forward an hour, so if you’ve been running late or are just plain confused, now you know why! You better make sure to spring your clocks forward, or, if you still need some help with the time, why not look to these famous clocks from Disney history to help you stay on time!

it’s a small world

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney 2017

6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2017 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Nicole Nalty

From live-action films to animated features, Walt Disney was a giant in the film industry (did you know he won 32 Academy Awards®?), so it’s no surprise that even the stars of today can be connected to Mr. Disney. Take a look below and see how the 2017 Actor and Actress in a Leading Role nominees can be traced back to Walt, and make sure to watch…

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Mickey ear hat

Are You Celebrating National Hat Day with One of These Disney Hats?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

January 15, 2017 is National Hat Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a Disney flair! There are so many hats to try on, but don’t worry, because D23 has picked out our favorites in honor of the special day!

Chewbacca Cap
If you want to show off your intergalactic swagger, this baseball cap featuring a fuzzy Chewbacca…

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favorite disney party animals

Go Wild with 11 Disney “Party Animals”

By Courtney Potter

We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne…” Well, this is it: We’re about to say goodbye to 2016 and hello to a brand-new year. And like people around the country (and the globe), we’re ready to welcome 2017 with a good ol’ fashioned party—full of music, mirth, and merriment. Which got us to thinking… if we wanted to…

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Fantasia artwork

Wondrous Images from The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921–1968

By Courtney Potter

“Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can achieve,” said Walt Disney. One of the 20th century’s most prolific—and successful—innovators, Disney created entire worlds through his use of state-of-the-art technology and imaginative storytelling. The animated films created under his tenure (until his passing in 1966) are classics…

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