2018 D23 Calendar of Events

D23’s Lineup of Events for 2018

In 2018, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club brings a new roster of events for fans around the country to enjoy. Click here to get more details on upcoming events.

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Event calendar:


Jan 12
Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA
Burbank, CA

Jan 13
The Official…

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D23 and TCM Backlot Experience Movie Magic at The Great Movie Ride

By Tyler Slater

On the morning of Saturday, August 12, members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and TCM Backlot came together at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to say “that’s a wrap” at The Great Movie Ride for one last time.

Before the theme park opened, more than 100 fans gathered outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and were greeted by Gary and Diego…

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Top moments of 2016

Favorite Disney Moments from 2016

By D23 Team

Before we welcome in the new year, take a look at some of our favorite Disney moments from 2016!

Groundbreaking of Star Wars-Themed Lands
While the news of these galactic expansions to Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida first broke back at D23 Expo 2015, construction on the lands started in the spring of this year….

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks Brings the Age of Believing to D23 Members on the Lot!

By Tyler Slater

Saturday, October 8, was a magical day on the Walt Disney Studios lot as nearly 400 D23 Members gathered to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Bedknobs and Broomsticks!

After arriving on the historic campus and sitting down in the beautiful Walt Disney Studios Main Theatre, guests enjoyed a presentation by Disney historian Jim Fanning, who…

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D23 Members take Ukulele lessons

D23 Celebrates Five Years of Hawaiian Magic at Aulani!

By Tyler Slater

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa on the beautiful island of O‘ahu in Hawai‘i. To commemorate this momentous occasion, D23 invited members to a week-long, once-in-a-lifetime celebration during Aloha Aulani. See the entire recap of the event’s incredible experiences—including a behind-the-scenes look at Moana

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Thor and D23 Members

A Marvelous Night at the D23 San Diego Member Mixer

By Tyler Slater

In the heart of downtown San Diego at the Hard Rock Hotel on July 22, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members had a marvelous time at the D23 Member Mixer!

During the complimentary event, guests represented their favorite characters from Disney, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and of course, that galaxy far, far away. In addition, they also had opportunity…

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Walt's Office

D23 Studio Tours Now Visit Walt Disney’s Office Suite

For the first time in 2016, D23 Gold Members and their guests enjoyed a two-and-a-half-hour tour of The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California! Cast members from around The Walt Disney Company escorted visitors through many of the lot’s famous landmarks, such as the Mickey Mouse topiary (a gift from Walt Disney World in 1988 to celebrate Mickey’s 60th) and the…

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D23 Members celebrate Alice in Wonderland

D23 Members Celebrate a Very Important Date!

In Alice in Wonderland (1951), our heroine may not be interested in her history lesson, but on Saturday, March 19, 175 D23 Gold Members and guests gathered at AMC Disney Springs 24 at Walt Disney World Resort to celebrate Disney heritage and 65 years of the animated classic!

After greeting 2015–2016 Walt Disney World Ambassador Nathaniel Palma and friendly D23…

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D23 Gold Members with Charlie Ridgway

Go Inside D23 Members’ Lunch with Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway

On Friday, March 18, 40 D23 Gold Members and guests met inside the The American Adventure Parlor at Epcot for the Central Florida debut of D23’s Lunch with a Disney Legend series. With the 45th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort on the horizon, it was the perfect time to meet one of its founders and biggest champions: renowned press agent and Disney Legend…

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First D23 Members Tour Walt Disney’s Office Suite

Friday, January 29, 2016, was a day to be remembered for D23. An intimate group of D23 Gold and Gold Family Members were the very first D23 group to tour Walt Disney’s newly restored office suite on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California!

Throughout the magical afternoon, members attended a behind-the-scenes presentation by the staffs of the Disney…

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