D23 Gold Collector Set

Unboxing the 2021 D23 Gold Member Collector Set

By the D23 Team

Walt Disney World Resort is ringing in half a century of making magic this year, and we’ve created the ultimate collector set to honor this golden anniversary. Take a closer look at this vibrant collection, created exclusively for D23 Gold Members and inspired by classic Walt Disney World souvenirs. Celebrate memories of Disney’s parks and make…

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D23 Fantastic Worlds map

7 Secrets, Details, and Facts about the D23 Fantastic Worlds Map

By D23 Team

The D23 Fantastic Worlds Adventure Kit features a 24-by-36 inch map that lets you unfold the magic of the worlds of Disney! As part of the 2020 Gold Member Gift, this map celebrates
iconic locations from Disney Studios, Pixar, Disney Parks, television, The Muppets, and so much more! With so many tiny details and secrets hidden within the map, we’ve…

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Flowers and Trees trade ad D23 gold member gift

This Member Gift Honors A Film that Was Ahead of its Time

By Steven Vagnini

With its breathtaking introduction of color to animated films, Flowers and Trees (1932) brought a sense of renewal to the cartoon industry. Walt Disney’s Studio had done it again, pushing established boundaries in the service of creative storytelling—this time in glorious, new Technicolor. As reflected in this trade ad taken out by distributor…

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D23 Members standing by the Disney mural at the Walt Disney Studio Lot

Seven Reasons to Love Being a D23 Gold Member

Can you believe D23 is celebrating its seventh anniversary? We’ve had so many magical moments over the past seven years and we’re looking forward to many, many more! In honor of our anniversary, we’ve rounded up our seven favorite things about being a D23 Gold Member (although we could have picked many more!):

Cross items off your Disney bucket list: In…

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Dave Smith

From the Office of Walt Disney: Walt Disney, Cartoonist

Disney Legend Dave Smith shares the story of an aspiring Kansas City cartoonist named Walt Disney. Follow Walt’s early pen-and-ink adventures and learn about his first screen successes: the Laugh-O-gram Films.

The featured business card and envelope are two of 23 reproduced treasures from the Walt Disney Archives, celebrating major milestones in the life and…

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Favorite Memories from Walt and Lillian’s 30th Anniversary Party

By Steven Vagnini

In July 1955, construction on a 160-acre site in Anaheim was picking up at a hurried pace. Disneyland would soon premiere with a grand invitational preview, as national attention was drawn to this first-of-its-kind amusement enterprise. Yet amid the oversight and coordination of tireless designers, carpenters, painters, and landscapers, a restless…

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D23 Members Enjoy Exclusive Savings Throughout 2016

At home or on vacation, D23 Members receive exclusive discounts on shopping, entertainment, and Disney adventures when they present a D23 Membership Card or use special member-only online codes.

D23 Members can enjoy savings throughout the worlds of Disney including:

15 percent off all purchases of $60 or more at DisneyStore.com and in all Disney Store locations…

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A Closer Look at the 2016 D23 Gold Member Gift

Enjoy the first up-close look at our exclusive D23 2016 Gold Member gift: “From the Office of Walt Disney,” featuring 23 meticulously reproduced pieces from Walt’s career. The gift comes in a package designed specifically to hold all the items and will be sent to all D23 Gold and Gold Family Members who join or renew from now through December 31, 2016. In…

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D23 Member Gift for 2016 Highlights Disney’s Rich Legacy

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club didn’t have to look far for inspiration for its 2016 Gold Member gift, “From the Office of Walt Disney.” To celebrate the restoration of Walt Disney’s office suite on the Studios’ Burbank lot, the Walt Disney Archives worked with D23 to meticulously reproduce 23 unique pieces from Walt’s career that trace his path from…

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D23 Membership Gift

D23 Reveals 2015 Membership Gift

As 2014 comes to an end, D23 is excited to announce its 2015 Annual Member Gift: a reproduction of a rarely seen Disneyland pitch portfolio.
The gift, created in honor of the 60th anniversary of Disneyland, is based on an original piece of artwork from the Walt Disney Archives collection that features more than 20 pieces of stunning concept artwork used to sell the…

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