Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 …

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D23 2017 highlights

D23’s 2017 Year in Review

By D23 Team It’s been an exciting year to be a Disney fan, and an even more awesome year to be a D23 Member! Take a look at a few 2017 D23 highlights below––we’ll see you in the new year with even more magic! January: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men After taking D23 Gold Members …

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The MINNIE VAN presented by Honda Rolls Through D23 Expo

By D23 Team We gave you a sneak peek of the MINNIE VAN presented by Honda before it made its way to the D23 Expo show floor. Inspired by Minnie Mouse, this vibrant vehicle is outfitted with Minnie’s iconic dots and—of course––a big, beautiful bow. If you didn’t catch this perfectly polka-dotted van at the …

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Unboxing the Newest Disney Treasures Box at D23 Expo

By D23 Team We’ve already given you a sneak peek at Disney Treasures by Funko, a new subscription box featuring the most memorable moments from classic Disney films (and theme parks!), and if you joined us at D23 Expo, you might have even spotted Funko on the show floor––how cute were the life-size Belle and …

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D23 Expo 2017 welcome

Every Magical Moment From D23 Expo 2017

By D23 Team Thank you for joining us for D23 Expo 2017! Whether you were in Anaheim or D23.com was your primary expo-sure (we had to), read on to find out the updates, magical moments, and unexpected surprises from the ultimate Disney fan event. Click here to see the updates from Friday. Click here to …

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Alan Menken

5 Magical Stories from Alan Menken’s Expo Performance

By Courtney Potter “Under the Sea”… “Beauty and the Beast”… “A Whole New World”… Disney Legend Alan Menken’s work with The Walt Disney Company—with fellow Disney Legend Howard Ashman, as well as a host of incredible collaborators—has delighted audiences for almost 30 years. Today, inside a packed Hall D23, Alan celebrated that work with a …

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DuckTales panel

6 Things We Learned from the DuckTales Q&A

By Jocelyn Buhlman What TV show could cause a crowd to dress as their favorite characters, sing along to the theme song, and ask enthusiastic questions of the cast and crew? It’s not pony tales or cotton tales, it’s DuckTales! Did you just mentally say “woo-oo?” You’re not alone. D23 Expo’s Stage 28 was full …

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Level Up! DCPI Video Game Showcase

Level Up! Disney’s Video Games Showcase Gives Us 5 Reasons to Hit Start

By Jocelyn Buhlman Nothing evokes the spirit of Disney like the image of families gathered around the television, enjoying the thrills and wonders of a new story. Sure, we usually imagine the families enjoying movies or TV shows, but as technology brings more magic to our lives, Disney continues to move forward.  As Jimmy Pitaro, …

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Once Upon a Time D23 Expo 2017

Celebrating Once Upon a Time’s New Chapter

By Courtney Potter Hosted by D23’s very own Jeffrey Epstein, D23 Expo 2017 welcomed Once Upon a Time creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz—as well as Hook himself, actor Colin O’Donoghue, to the Expo Arena stage for a fairy tale of a discussion about all things Storybrooke… and what to expect when …

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Incredibles 2

8 Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Films We Can’t Wait to See

By Beth Deitchman “We are going to show you things that no one has seen outside the walls of our studio.” That was the promise from John Lasseter—Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Chief Creative Officer, not to mention a onetime Jungle Cruise skipper—at the start of this afternoon’s presentation in Hall D23 at D23 …

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Mousequerade D23 Expo 2017

Amazing Costumes from D23 Expo’s Mousequerade

By Courtney Potter They’ve stitched, sewn, and hot-glued for months… and now, they’re ready to show their creations to the world! We challenged D23 fans to create their very own Disney-inspired costumes and showcase them at this year’s Mousequerade competition. The five-category contest covers a wide and wonderful spectrum of Disney fun—and the winner of …

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D23 Expo 2017 show floor

9 Spectacular Spots on the D23 Expo Show Floor

By Courtney Potter Enter the bustling Anaheim Convention Center, and you’ll feel it. That special “something.” To say there’s excitement in the air is putting it mildly! A bevy of enchanting experiences await guests this weekend at D23 Expo 2017—and just hours ago, we got a special sneak peek of the Expo show floor… and …

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Honda "Minnie Van"

This MINNIE VAN is Wheel-y Cute—See it For Yourself at D23 Expo!

By D23 Team We’re days away from D23 Expo 2017 and we’re busy getting ready to open the doors for the tens of thousands of fans attending the ultimate Disney fan event. Before D23 Expo begins, we wanted to give you a sneak peek of something you’ll spot on the show floor––MINNIE VAN presented by …

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D23 Expo shopping

Everything You Need to Know about Shopping at D23 Expo

By Jocelyn Buhlman We’re just a day away from hitting the show floor at the biggest Disney fan event—D23 Expo 2017! Previously, we’ve told you all about the cool collectibles you can buy during D23 Expo, but do you know where you can load up on every Disney goodie and each piece of magical merchandise …

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D23 Expo Tips

7 Tips for an Epic D23 Expo

By D23 Team It’s almost time for D23 Expo 2017! You’ve scanned the schedule, figured out what to pack, and you’re almost ready to go. But whether this is your first time at the ultimate Disney fan event or you’re a seasoned pro, make sure to follow these few tips for an unforgettable weekend. 1. …

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D23 Expo 2017 Design Challenge

Arrrrrr You Ready for the Winner of the D23 Expo Design Challenge?

By Jocelyn Buhlman This year’s D23 Expo Design Challenge celebrates 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean. Arrrrrrtists were encouraged to base their work on the beloved theme park attraction or any of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, as well as other marauders from Disney’s treasure trove of cads including those from Peter Pan, Treasure Island, and Jake and …

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Mickey Mouse on a train

5 Things You Need to Pack for D23 Expo

Brought to you by a proud sponsor of By D23 Team D23 Expo is just a few short weeks away! Follow these packing tips to arrive like a D23 Expo expert (bonus points for stowing all of your goodies in one of these delightful Disney luggage pieces from American Tourister). 1. Show your Disney style––Now’s …

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These Marvel Ozobots Made Us Feel Like Super-Smart Heroes

Brought to you by a proud sponsor of By D23 Team Ozobot sent some of their most Marvel-ous new bots to our office, which means we were literally required to play at work. (Best meeting ever?) This was an incredibly easy task with these super-fun bots. See our reactions below and catch these bots in …

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The Walt Disney Studios D23 Expo 2017

See What The Walt Disney Studios is Bringing to D23 Expo

By D23 Team At D23 Expo 2015, we met the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at The Walt Disney Studios live-action panel, were the first to hear new details about Toy Story 4 at the Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Panel, and were thrilled by so much more throughout the three-day event. These …

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USPS Disney villain stamps

Wicked Cool Disney Stamps Coming to D23 Expo

By D23 Team Make your mark with the Disney Villains Forever stamps, a celebration of the historic Walt Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department. The collection highlights 10 classic villains, from The Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Lion King’s Scar. The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate these delightfully devilish stamps …

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