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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Disney's Animal Kingdom infographic

Disney’s Animal Kingdom by the Numbers

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Since April 22, 1998, this one-of-a-kind park has brought the magic of nature to Disney fans from all over the world. Enjoy some fun facts with this by-the-numbers look at the park from the Spring 2018 issue of Disney twenty-three.

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Go Wild with this Stunning Gallery of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Concept Art

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This Sunday, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate 20 years of enchanting us with the magic of nature. The initial concept art developed for the park is just as eye-catching. Enjoy this colorful gallery of concept art created during the development of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and be sure to check out all the other ways you can be part of this…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom

Celebrating the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By Megan Deppe

For 20 years, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has highlighted the importance of conservation and love for the natural world. As its milestone anniversary approaches, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is kicking off several new events to celebrate and promote the protection of wildlife all around the world. If a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom is part of your…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom new babies

Handling with Care: Meet Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Animal Care Experts

By Beth Deitchman

From Bambi’s first adoring smile at his mother to newborn Simba’s wondrous gaze at the circle of life he has just joined, we’ve always found Disney’s youngest animals to be simply irresistible. The same might be said for the very real animals that live at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Sumatran tiger cubs Anala and Jeda made their…

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Spring 2018 Disney twenty-three cover

Spring 2018

Journey behind the scenes of Disney’s new broadway musical, Frozen, with Disney twenty-three. Exclusive interviews with the stars and creative team take readers inside the making of this spectacular show. Plus, Ryan Coogler reveals the secrets behind Black Panther; visit the set of A Wrinkle in Time; and legendary Imagineer Joe Rohde celebrates the 20th anniversary…

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A Minnie Celebration and A Wrinkle in Time Featurette—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Minnie Mouse is readying for her 90th anniversary, and we get a peek behind the scenes of Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time … Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!
Super-Special Celebrations for Minnie Mouse’s 90th Anniversary
She’s the sweetest of the sweet, and can rock the dots like no other!…

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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 months were marked by milestone anniversaries, and a…

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Sleeping Beauty Castle real vs Disney

7 Real-Life Locations that Inspired Disney Attractions

By Courtney Potter

We all have our favorite attractions and locations inside a Disney Park… whether it’s the grandeur of Sleeping Beauty Castle or the majesty (and excitement) of Expedition Everest, they often hold memories we return to again and again. And many of them are inspired by real-life locations around the globe!

Come with us on a (virtual) tour to…

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